Gastrointestinal Disease! Trivia Test Questions! Quiz

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What do you know about gastrointestinal disease? Many factors can lead to digestive illness. There are a few specific things you can do to protect it. This protection includes eating a diet low in fiber, get an adequate amount of exercise, taking a safe supplement under the supervision of a doctor, such as magnesium citrate or a fiber supplement, and be careful when traveling, Take this quiz and see how much you know about gastrointestinal disease


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Common sign/symptom(s) of Peptic Ulcer Disease is(are): 
    • A. 

      Burning

    • B. 

      Abdominal pain

    • C. 

      Cramping

    • D. 

      GI bleeding and perforation

  • 2. 
    _______________ can affect fighting gastric acid.
    • A. 

      NSAIDs

    • B. 

      Stress

    • C. 

      H. Pylori

    • D. 

      Smoking

    • E. 

      All of the above

    • F. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    Risk factors that increase peptic ulcer disease complications from NSAIDs: 
    • A. 

      Younger patients

    • B. 

      Older patients

    • C. 

      Higher daily dose

    • D. 

      Lower daily dose

    • E. 

      Longer duration of daily usage

    • F. 

      Using with corticosteroids

    • G. 

      Using with coagulants

  • 4. 
    Taking antacids decreases gastric acidity which in turn keeps the lower esphogeal sphincter closed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Proton pump inhibitors promotes gastric secretion.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is(are) not adverse affects of proton pump inhibitors: 
    • A. 

      Coughing

    • B. 

      Rash

    • C. 

      Abdominal distress

    • D. 

      Headache

    • E. 

      Dehydration

    • F. 

      Gas

    • G. 

      Chest pain

    • H. 

      Muscle ache

  • 7. 
    The main adverse affect of taking Sucralfate.
    • A. 

      Diarrhea

    • B. 

      Headache

    • C. 

      Constipation

    • D. 

      Nausea

  • 8. 
    Traveler's diarrhea often occurs from E.Coli poison obtained from contaminated food.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Giardia lamblia occurs as a result of ingesting fecal matter.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Salmonella poison usually last between 8-72 hours.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is a sign/symptom of irritable bowel syndrome?
    • A. 

      Constipation

    • B. 

      Gas

    • C. 

      Bloating

    • D. 

      Pain

    • E. 

      All of the above

    • F. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, which primarily effects the large and small intestine, usually occurs in people 22-30 years of age.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    All of the following should be avoided during diarrhea except:
    • A. 

      Simple sugars

    • B. 

      High fat foods

    • C. 

      Complex sugars

    • D. 

      Spices

  • 14. 
    Most Gastrointestinal drugs:
    • A. 

      Increase natural mucosa

    • B. 

      Inhibits acid secretion

    • C. 

      Blocks acid effect on tissue

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is not a bulk-forming laxatives?
    • A. 

      Colace

    • B. 

      Metamucil

    • C. 

      Fiber-lax

    • D. 

      Citrucel

  • 16. 
    All of the following are stool softeners except:
    • A. 

      Colace

    • B. 

      Mineral oil

    • C. 

      Therevac-SB

    • D. 

      Caster oil

  • 17. 
    Osmotic laxatives can cause abdominal cramps and nausea.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Stimulant laxatives consist of drugs like Caster oil, Ex-Lax, and Dulcolax. They may cause abdominal cramps due to increase water in the intestines.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Bismuth Subsalicylate treats viral induced diarrhea.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    A chronic inflammatory disorder of the mucosa of the stomach is called:
    • A. 

      PUD

    • B. 

      GERD

    • C. 

      Irritable bowel syndrome

    • D. 

      Kuder-Richardson syndrome

  • 21. 
    Which of the following is NOT a pathophysiological mechanism of GERD?
    • A. 

      Relaxation of the lower esophageal sphincter

    • B. 

      A low resting lower esophageal sphincter

    • C. 

      Odynophagia

    • D. 

      Obesity

  • 22. 
    Which of the following compounds is NOT an antacid?
    • A. 

      Calcium citrate

    • B. 

      Calcium carbonate

    • C. 

      Magnesium salts

    • D. 

      Aluminum salts

  • 23. 
    Which of the following drugs is classified as a proton pump inhibitor?
    • A. 

      Pepcid

    • B. 

      Axid

    • C. 

      Aciphex

    • D. 

      Milk of magnesium

  • 24. 
    Acute diarrhea can be caused by which of the following?
    • A. 

      Shigella

    • B. 

      H. pylori

    • C. 

      Psychogenic origin, S.aureus

    • D. 

      Flatulence

  • 25. 
    Select the appropriate drug used to treat constipation:
    • A. 

      Loperamide

    • B. 

      Docusate

    • C. 

      Lansoprazole

    • D. 

      Pantoprazole

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