Respiratory Pharmacology Test: Trivia Quiz

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Respiratory Pharmacology Test: Trivia Quiz

Respiratory pharmacology test: trivia. There are different illnesses that people suffer from when it comes to the respiratory system and drugs prescribed to ensure the problems are resolved or give the patient some comfortability. In this quiz, you will get to test out just how informed you are when it comes to different drugs, how they are used and why. Do give it a shot and see how well you will do.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Bronchial asthma is characterised by 
    • A. 

      Hyper responsiveness of tracheo-bronchial smooth muscle

    • B. 

      Narrowing of air tubes

    • C. 

      Expulsion of respiratory secretions

    • D. 

      Stimulation of mechano- or chemoreceptors in respiratory passage

  • 2. 
    Entities of COPD includes 
    • A. 

      Chronic bronchitis

    • B. 

      Pleural Effusion

    • C. 

      Bronchiectasis

    • D. 

      Bronchiolitis

  • 3. 
    What is Zileuton?
    • A. 

      Cox 2 inhibitor

    • B. 

      Mast cell stabilizer

    • C. 

      5-LOX inhibitor

    • D. 

      PDE inhibitor

  • 4. 
    Symptoms of COPD worsens during the night.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Which of the following drug will cause Churg-Strauss syndrome?
    • A. 

      Fluticasone

    • B. 

      Omalizumab

    • C. 

      Ketotifen

    • D. 

      Montelukast

  • 6. 
    Select the true statement.
    • A. 

      Corticosteroids afford more complete and sustained symptomatic relief than bronchodilators

    • B. 

      Ketotifen is a bronchodilator and will not produce sedation

    • C. 

      Atropinic drugs cause bronchodilatation by blocking M1 receptor

    • D. 

      Cysteinyl leukotrienes (LT-C4/D4) are important mediators of bronchial asthma.

  • 7. 
    Which of the following drug is believed to increase bronchial secretion?
    • A. 

      Ambroxol

    • B. 

      Guaiphenesin

    • C. 

      Pholcodine

    • D. 

      Promethazine

  • 8. 
    Which of the following drug may lead to chronic cough on long term use?
    • A. 

      Enalapril

    • B. 

      Betamethasone

    • C. 

      Losartan

    • D. 

      Quinidine

  • 9. 
    Dextromethorphan is a synthetic central NMDA receptor agonist.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Select the true statement.
    • A. 

      Opioids suppress the cough reflex by direct action on the cough center in the medulla

    • B. 

      A demulcent is an agent that forms a soothing film over a mucous membrane

    • C. 

      Sodium and potassium citrate will irritate the airway mucosa

    • D. 

      Ambroxol is effective in treating dry cough

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