Chemistry Exam: Hardest Trivia Quiz To Take!

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Chemistry Exam: Hardest Trivia Quiz To Take!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Acetylcholinesterase is responsible for
    • A. 

      Synthesis of choline

    • B. 

      Hydrolysis of ACh

    • C. 

      Acetylation of Choline

  • 2. 
    To which of the following classes of pharmacological receptors do nicotinic receptors belong?
    • A. 

      1-transmembrane protiens (enzyme associated)

    • B. 

      G-protien coupled

    • C. 

      Ion Channel

    • D. 

      Transcriptional regulators

  • 3. 
    The rate limiting stop in the hydrolysis of Ach is
    • A. 

      Hydrolysis of the acetylated enzyme

    • B. 

      Diffusion of choline from the active site

    • C. 

      Formation of the acetylated enzyme

    • D. 

      Binding of ACh to the enzyme to form the transition state

  • 4. 
    Which of the following modifications of Ach results in a potent agonist with muscarinic and nicotinic activity?
    • A. 

      Increase the ethylene bridge by one atom

    • B. 

      Addition of beta methyl on ethylene bridge

    • C. 

      Replacement of one N-mehtyl with N-ethyl

    • D. 

      Replacement of the ester with carbamate

    • E. 

      Addition of alpha methyl on ethylene bridge

  • 5. 
    Which of the following modification of Ach results in a selective agonist on muscarinic recpetors?
    • A. 

      Replacement of one N-methyl with N-ethyl

    • B. 

      Replacement of the esters with a carbamate

    • C. 

      Addition of alpha methyl on ethylene bridge

    • D. 

      Increase the ethylene bridge by one atom

    • E. 

      Addition of beta methyl on ethylene bridge

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is the rate-limiting substrate in the synthesis of Ach?
    • A. 

      Choline

    • B. 

      Serine

    • C. 

      S-adenosyl methione

    • D. 

      Acetyl-S-CoA

  • 7. 
    Choline acetyletransferase is responsible for
    • A. 

      Hydrolysis of ACh

    • B. 

      Synthesis of ACh

    • C. 

      Synthesis of choline

  • 8. 
    Malathione is considered to have selective toxicity to insects compared to humans. The increased toxicity to insects is due to their inability to metabolize it by:
    • A. 

      Oxidation (replace S with O)

    • B. 

      Hydrolysis with phosphatases

    • C. 

      Hydrolysis of esters

  • 9. 
    Malathione is considered to have selective toxicity to insects compared to humans. The decreased toxicity in humans is due to:
    • A. 

      Phosphatase (hydrolyze P-S bond)

    • B. 

      Oxidation (replace S with O)

    • C. 

      Carboxyesterase (hydrolyze ester)

  • 10. 
    Sarin is a chemical warfare agent. The major concern with its use is:
    • A. 

      Only one aging reaction occurs before AChE becomes completely refractory to reactivation.

    • B. 

      AChE cannot be reactivated with pralidoxime

    • C. 

      It is more lipophilic than other agents so more topical absorption occurs

  • 11. 
    Which of the following compounds used in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease is not a AChEI?
    • A. 

      Donepezil

    • B. 

      Galantamine

    • C. 

      Memantine

    • D. 

      Rivastigmine

  • 12. 
    Which of the compounds shown would have the lowest affinity for AChE (largest Ki value)?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is false for nicotinic receptors?
    • A. 

      The receptors in the NMJ have two binding sites of Ach

    • B. 

      Thy are voltage regulated ion channels

    • C. 

      They are contained on glycoprotiens imbedded in synaptic membranes

    • D. 

      The SAR for ligands differs for the receptors in the NMJ and the ganglia

    • E. 

      The receptors in the NMJ have a pentameric structure

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