Pharmacology Test Quiz: Multiple Choice!

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Pharmacology Test Quiz: Multiple Choice!

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  • 1. 
    The study of drugs and their origin, nature, properties, and side effects on living organisms.
    • A. 

      Pharmacology

    • B. 

      Pharmacotherapy

    • C. 

      Carcinogens

    • D. 

      Tertogens

  • 2. 
    A chemical compound that affects physiologic and biochemical processes.
    • A. 

      Medication

    • B. 

      Toxicology

    • C. 

      Drugs

    • D. 

      Teratogens

  • 3. 
    A drug applied for therapeutic purposes.
    • A. 

      Tachyphylaxis

    • B. 

      Medication

    • C. 

      Drug

    • D. 

      Carcinogens

  • 4. 
    An area of pharmacology that uses specific medications to treat specific diseases.
    • A. 

      Pharmacology

    • B. 

      Toxicology

    • C. 

      Teratogens

    • D. 

      Pharmacotherapy

  • 5. 
    Studies the harmful effects of a drug's toxins and poisons.
    • A. 

      Teratogens

    • B. 

      Tachyphylaxis

    • C. 

      Toxicology

    • D. 

      Carcinogens

  • 6. 
    Rapidly developed tolerance to a drug. Dosage Must be increased to achieve the same effect.
    • A. 

      Tachyphylaxis

    • B. 

      Teratogens

    • C. 

      Carcinogens

    • D. 

      Pharmacotherapy

  • 7. 
    Drugs, chemical agents, radiation, and microbes are known to cause cancer.
    • A. 

      Carcinogens

    • B. 

      Teratogens

    • C. 

      Medication

    • D. 

      Drugs

  • 8. 
    Known to cause birth defects.
    • A. 

      Teratogens

    • B. 

      Smoking

    • C. 

      Alcohol

    • D. 

      Mercury

  • 9. 
    Drugs are used for?
    • A. 

      Treatment

    • B. 

      Prevention/maintenance (pro-ferlactive drugs)

    • C. 

      Diagnosis

    • D. 

      Adverse reactions

  • 10. 
    The dose at which 50% of test animals die.
    • A. 

      ED 50

    • B. 

      LD 50

    • C. 

      RD 50

    • D. 

      KD 50

  • 11. 
    Median effective dose/Indicates what dose 50% of test animals showed the desired effect:
    • A. 

      LD 50

    • B. 

      RD 50

    • C. 

      KD 50

    • D. 

      ED 50

  • 12. 
    1-minute onset, used for emergencies and long term infusions:
    • A. 

      Intra-Osseous Infusion

    • B. 

      Intravenous (IV)

    • C. 

      Intra-Arterial

    • D. 

      Intra-Spinal

  • 13. 
    1-minute onset, used for specific treatment of specific area or organ:
    • A. 

      Epidural

    • B. 

      Intra-Spinal

    • C. 

      Intra-Arterial

    • D. 

      Intra-Derma

  • 14. 
    Chemo Therapy
    • A. 

      Subcutaneous

    • B. 

      Intra-Arterial

    • C. 

      Intra-Peritoneal

    • D. 

      Intra-Spinal

  • 15. 
    Injected in the marrow of the bone:
    • A. 

      Intra-Osseous Infusion

    • B. 

      Epidural

    • C. 

      Intra-Spinal

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    When unable to use an IV the secondary treatment would be:
    • A. 

      Intra-Muscular

    • B. 

      Intra-Peritoneal

    • C. 

      Intra-Osseous Infusion

    • D. 

      Intra-Venous

  • 17. 
    When administering Intra-Osseous Infusion what areas can be injected?
    • A. 

      Tibia

    • B. 

      Sternum

    • C. 

      Helia

    • D. 

      Intra-Spinal

  • 18. 
    15-30 minute onset known as Narcan:
    • A. 

      Epidural

    • B. 

      Intra-derma

    • C. 

      Intra-Muscular

    • D. 

      Subcutaneous

  • 19. 
    Injection through vertebral interspace, between the dura of the spinal cord and the periosteal lining of the spinal cord.
    • A. 

      Intra-Derma

    • B. 

      Epidural

    • C. 

      Intra-Spinal

    • D. 

      Intra-Peritoneal

  • 20. 
    Injection through the vertebral space into the Spinal Subarachnoid Space.
    • A. 

      Subcutaneous

    • B. 

      Intra-Arterial

    • C. 

      Intra-Spinal

    • D. 

      Intra-Derma

  • 21. 
    Injection in the dermal layer of the skin for diagnostic purpose (Ex. PPD)
    • A. 

      Epidural

    • B. 

      Intra-Spinal

    • C. 

      Intra-Derma

    • D. 

      Intra-Arterial

  • 22. 
    Injection under the skin in the adipose tissue.
    • A. 

      Intra-Peritoneal

    • B. 

      Intra-Derma

    • C. 

      Intra-Venous

    • D. 

      Subcutaneous

  • 23. 
    The onset of 30 - 45 of Insulin is given for what type of Injection?
    • A. 

      Intra-Peritoneal

    • B. 

      Intra-Derma

    • C. 

      Subcutaneous

    • D. 

      Intra-Venous

  • 24. 
    Stimulates Sympathetic Receptors:
    • A. 

      Sympathomimmetic

    • B. 

      Sympathetic

    • C. 

      Adrenergic

    • D. 

      Adrenomimmetic

  • 25. 
    Mimics the Sympathetic Nervous System.
    • A. 

      Sympathomimmetic

    • B. 

      Adrenomimmetic

    • C. 

      Sympathetic

    • D. 

      Adrenergic