Diabetic Medication Quiz: MCQ!

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Diabetic Medication Quiz: MCQ!

Diabetes is one of the diseases that are affecting more people by the day, and it is caused by blood sugar levels being too high. There are two types of diabetes, and each has its own medication for the patient. The quiz below is on diabetic medication. Give it a shot and get to see how much you understand about it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Alfa-Glucosidase Inhibitors

    • B. 

      Biguanides

    • C. 

      Sulfonylureas

    • D. 

      Thiazolidinediones

    • E. 

      Meglitnides

  • 2. 
    What Oral Antidiabetic stimulates beta cells to secrete more insulin and increase receptor sites in the tissue?
    • A. 

      Alfa-Glucosidase Inhibitors

    • B. 

      Biguanides

    • C. 

      Sulfonylureas

    • D. 

      Thiazolidinediones

    • E. 

      Meglitnides

  • 3. 
    What Hyperglycemic medication increases blood glucose within 5 - 20 minutes?
    • A. 

      Glucagon

    • B. 

      Glucovance

    • C. 

      Glybride

    • D. 

      Glimepride

    • E. 

      Glipizide

  • 4. 
    What Hyperglycemic medication increases blood glucose within 5 - 20 minutes?
    • A. 

      Glucagon

    • B. 

      Glucovance

    • C. 

      Glybride

    • D. 

      Glimepride

    • E. 

      Glipizide

  • 5. 
    Oral Diabetic Medication has the following side effects: Diarrhea, Stomach upset, and Lactic acidosis?
    • A. 

      Miglitol

    • B. 

      Orinase

    • C. 

      Acarbose

    • D. 

      Metformin

    • E. 

      Tolinase

  • 6. 
    Oral Diabetic Medication has the following side effects: Diarrhea, Stomach upset, and Lactic acidosis?
    • A. 

      Miglitol

    • B. 

      Orinase

    • C. 

      Acarbose

    • D. 

      Metformin

    • E. 

      Tolinase

  • 7. 
    Which of the following medications are a first-generation Sulfonylureas?  
    • A. 

      Dymelor

    • B. 

      Orinase

    • C. 

      Acarbose

    • D. 

      Tolinase

    • E. 

      Diabinese

  • 8. 
    Which of the following medications are a first-generation Sulfonylureas?  
    • A. 

      Dymelor

    • B. 

      Orinase

    • C. 

      Acarbose

    • D. 

      Tolinase

    • E. 

      Diabinese

  • 9. 
    What Oral Medication should not be taken with Dairy products?
    • A. 

      Glyset

    • B. 

      Metformin

    • C. 

      Repaglinide

    • D. 

      Pioglitazone

    • E. 

      Glyburide

  • 10. 
    Oral Medication should not be taken with Dairy products?
    • A. 

      Glyset

    • B. 

      Metformin

    • C. 

      Repaglinide

    • D. 

      Pioglitazone

    • E. 

      Glyburide

  • 11. 
    What Combination of drugs are used to make Glucovance?  Also, include the classification of drugs?
    • A. 

      Glyuride

    • B. 

      Glucagon

    • C. 

      Sulfonylureas

    • D. 

      Metformin

    • E. 

      Biguanides

  • 12. 
    What Combination of drugs are used to make Glucovance?  Also, include the classification of drugs?
    • A. 

      Glyuride

    • B. 

      Glucagon

    • C. 

      Sulfonylureas

    • D. 

      Metformin

    • E. 

      Biguanides

  • 13. 
    What drug increases blood sugar by stimulating glycogenolysis (glycogen breakdown) in the liver?
    • A. 

      Glimpride

    • B. 

      Glyburide

    • C. 

      Acarbose

    • D. 

      Miglitol

    • E. 

      Glucagon

  • 14. 
    What drug increases blood sugar by stimulating glycogenolysis (glycogen breakdown) in the liver?
    • A. 

      Glimpride

    • B. 

      Glyburide

    • C. 

      Acarbose

    • D. 

      Miglitol

    • E. 

      Glucagon

  • 15. 
    What decreases the rate of liver glucose production, augments glucose uptake by tissues, and lowers lipids?
    • A. 

      Miglitol

    • B. 

      Nateglinide

    • C. 

      Pioglitazone

    • D. 

      Metformin

    • E. 

      Repaglinide

  • 16. 
    What decreases the rate of liver glucose production, augments glucose uptake by tissues, and lowers lipids?
    • A. 

      Miglitol

    • B. 

      Nateglinide

    • C. 

      Pioglitazone

    • D. 

      Metformin

    • E. 

      Repaglinide

  • 17. 
    What following Oral Anti-diabetics list the side effects of hypoglycemia?  (Classification listed)
    • A. 

      Alpha- Glucosidase

    • B. 

      Sulfonylureas

    • C. 

      Meglitinides

    • D. 

      Thiazolidinediones

    • E. 

      Biguanides

  • 18. 
    What following Oral Anti-diabetics list the side effects of hypoglycemia?  (Classification listed)  
    • A. 

      Alpha- Glucosidase

    • B. 

      Sulfonylureas

    • C. 

      Meglitinides

    • D. 

      Thiazolidinediones

    • E. 

      Biguanides

  • 19. 
    What classification may cause weight gain?
    • A. 

      Biguanides

    • B. 

      Thiazolidinediones

    • C. 

      Meglitinides

    • D. 

      Sulfonylureas

    • E. 

      Alpha- Glucosidase

  • 20. 
    What classification may cause weight gain? 
    • A. 

      Biguanides

    • B. 

      Thiazolidinediones

    • C. 

      Meglitinides

    • D. 

      Sulfonylureas

    • E. 

      Alpha- Glucosidase

  • 21. 
    What is the max dose of Metformin in mg/d?
    • A. 

      2200

    • B. 

      2500

    • C. 

      1800

    • D. 

      2400

    • E. 

      2600

  • 22. 
    What is the max dose of Metformin in mg/d?
    • A. 

      2200

    • B. 

      2500

    • C. 

      1800

    • D. 

      2400

    • E. 

      2600

  • 23. 
    What classification of OAD (Oral Anti-diabetic) medication delays the absorption of carbohydrates from the GI TRACT?
    • A. 

      Biguanides

    • B. 

      Thiazolidinediones

    • C. 

      Alpha- Glucosidase

    • D. 

      Meglitinides

    • E. 

      Sulfonylureas

  • 24. 
    What classification of OAD (Oral Anti-diabetic) medication delays the absorption of carbohydrates from the GI TRACT?
    • A. 

      Biguanides

    • B. 

      Thiazolidinediones

    • C. 

      Alpha- Glucosidase

    • D. 

      Meglitinides

    • E. 

      Sulfonylureas

  • 25. 
    Alpha-Glucosidase should ONLY BE GIVEN WITH MEALS, choose the generic names of the drugs that belong to this category.
    • A. 

      Pioglitazone (Actos)

    • B. 

      Acarbose (precose)

    • C. 

      Repaglinide (prandin)

    • D. 

      Rosiglitazone (Avandia)

    • E. 

      Miglitol (glyset)