The Ultimate Pharmacology Quiz

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The Ultimate Pharmacology Quiz

This quiz will give you the different kind of pharmacology. Find out how much you know about the medication and how it helps you too!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are the two primary routes for drug excretion?
    • A. 

      Skin and lungs

    • B. 

      Gastrointestinal tract and skin

    • C. 

      Renal tubules and GI tract

    • D. 

      Lungs and renal Tubules

  • 2. 
    How does drug distribution occur?
    • A. 

      By decreasing body protein levels

    • B. 

      By transporting in blood and lymphatic systems

    • C. 

      By keeping the drug at toxic levels

    • D. 

      By increasing the amount of adipose tissue

  • 3. 
    When a combination of two drugs will provide a greater effect than the sum of the effect of each drug given alone, what is this called?
    • A. 

      Additive effect

    • B. 

      Synergistic effect

    • C. 

      Antagonistic effect

    • D. 

      Displacement

  • 4. 
    What is another name for an idiosyncratic reaction?
    • A. 

      Allergic reaction

    • B. 

      Unexpected reaction

    • C. 

      Teratogenic reaction

    • D. 

      Drug overresponse

  • 5. 
    What is the desired drug action?
    • A. 

      The predictable/usual response to the drug

    • B. 

      An unusual or idiosyncratic response to a drug

    • C. 

      Capable of inducing cell mutations

    • D. 

      The development of symptoms that should be reported to the prescribing physician

  • 6. 
    A patient now requires a higher dose of a pain medication to produce the same effect that a lower dose of the medication once provided. What does the nurse identify this phenomenon as?
    • A. 

      Placebo effect

    • B. 

      Tolerance

    • C. 

      Drug dependence

    • D. 

      Reaction

  • 7. 
    Nurses working with patients who have disease of which organ are at increased risk of developing toxicity to the drug because most drugs are eliminated through this organ system?
    • A. 

      Lungs

    • B. 

      Pancreas

    • C. 

      Heart

    • D. 

      Kidneys

  • 8. 
    What is the meaning of the abbreviation of gtts
  • 9. 
    What is the meaning of the abbreviation syr
  • 10. 
    What is the meaning of the abbreviation SOL?
  • 11. 
    What does NPO stand for
  • 12. 
    What does EC stand for?
  • 13. 
    Who is your favorite classmate
    • A. 

      Jacklyn

    • B. 

      Option 2

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 14. 
    The duration of action of a drug is know as what?
  • 15. 
    An unanticipated, unique or strange reaction to a drug is called
    • A. 

      Hypersensitivity or allergy

    • B. 

      Side effect

    • C. 

      Idiosyncratic reaction

    • D. 

      Irritation

  • 16. 
    What is it called when the body develops antibodies to a drug and when the client is exposed to the drug again, they debelop hives, rash, itching
    • A. 

      Hypersensitivity/allergy

    • B. 

      Side effects

    • C. 

      Idiosyneratic response

    • D. 

      Irritation

  • 17. 
    A mild and annoying response to a medication is
    • A. 

      Irritation

    • B. 

      Idiosyneratic reaction

    • C. 

      Hypersensitivity/allergy

    • D. 

      Side effect

  • 18. 
    an inflammatory response of tissue to an injury or the response of a nerve or muscle injury is
    • A. 

      Idiosyneratic reaction

    • B. 

      Irritation

    • C. 

      Hypersensitivity/allergy

    • D. 

      Side effect

  • 19. 
    The ability of a drug or treatment to produce a specific result, regardless of dosage is
    • A. 

      Desired action

    • B. 

      Adverse effect

    • C. 

      Synergistic

    • D. 

      Efficacy

  • 20. 
    The expected response of the medication is
    • A. 

      Desired action

    • B. 

      Adverse effect

    • C. 

      Efficacy

    • D. 

      Potentiation

  • 21. 
    an unintended, unpredictable nontherapeutic response is
    • A. 

      Idiosyncratic reaction

    • B. 

      Side effect

    • C. 

      Adverse effect

    • D. 

      Allergic reaction

  • 22. 
    Drugs with a complete attachment to receptor and response is a
    • A. 

      Negative agonist

    • B. 

      Partial agonist

    • C. 

      Antagonist

    • D. 

      Agonist

  • 23. 
    Drugs that attach but do not elicit a response
    • A. 

      Partial agonist

    • B. 

      Agonist

    • C. 

      Antagonist

    • D. 

      Negative agonist

  • 24. 
    Drugs that attach, elicit a small response, but also block other responses
    • A. 

      Agonist

    • B. 

      Antagonist

    • C. 

      Positive agonist

    • D. 

      Partial agonist

  • 25. 
    10 oz to mL
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