Pharamacology

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Pharmacology Quizzes & Trivia

Medicines and drugs


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     A client entering the medicine clinic has been diagnosed with an overactive bladder. Which medicine will the nurse be expected to order?
    • A. 

      Ciprofloxacin (Cipro)

    • B. 

      Oxybutynin (Ditropan)

    • C. 

      Bethanechol (Urecholine)

    • D. 

      Tolterodine tartrate (Detrol)

  • 2. 
    Identify the functions of the Peripheral Nervous System (PNS):Afferent Nervous System
    • A. 

      Transmits signals to the brain and other body parts

    • B. 

      Transmits signals to the spinal cord and brain

    • C. 

      Carry impulses from CNS to other parts of body

    • D. 

      Carry impulses from the CNS to the brain

  • 3. 
    Identify the functions of the Peripheral Nervous System (PNS):Efferent Nervous System
    • A. 

      Carry impulses from CNS to other parts of body

    • B. 

      Transmit signals to the spinal cord and brain

    • C. 

      Carry impulses from the CNS to the spine

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    A ___________________ are segments that makes up each nerve of the central and peripheral nervous system
    • A. 

      Neurons

    • B. 

      Synapse

    • C. 

      Neurotransmitter

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    A _______________________ are junctions between one neuron and the next.
    • A. 

      Neurons

    • B. 

      Neurotransmitter

    • C. 

      Synapse

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    A ______________________________ is a chemical substance that causes  transmission of nerve signals or impulses
    • A. 

      Neurotransmitters

    • B. 

      Synapse

    • C. 

      Neurons

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    What is a disease that is affected by neurotransmitter regulation?
    • A. 

      SIDS

    • B. 

      Parkinson's

    • C. 

      Hypertension

    • D. 

      COPD

  • 8. 
    Select all that apply.Common Neurotransmitters that affects the CNS
    • A. 

      Acetycholine

    • B. 

      Noreprinephrine

    • C. 

      Epinephrine

    • D. 

      Dopamine

    • E. 

      Adrenaline

  • 9. 
    Name the two major neurotransmitter that is included in the Autonomic Nervous system:Select all that applies.
    • A. 

      Adrenergic

    • B. 

      Acetycholine

    • C. 

      Noepinephrine

    • D. 

      Epinenphrine

  • 10. 
    Into what two systems is the autonomic nervous system subdivided? (Select all that applies)
    • A. 

      Sympathetic

    • B. 

      Parasympathetic

    • C. 

      CNS

    • D. 

      PNS

  • 11. 
    Name the characteristics for the SNS? Select all that applies
    • A. 

      Emotional Stress

    • B. 

      Happy

    • C. 

      Depress

    • D. 

      Physical stress

  • 12. 
    True or False:Acetylcholine is found in both the central and peripheral nervous systems.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Identify the fibers that makes up the Noreprineprine neurotransmitters?
    • A. 

      Adrenergic fibers

    • B. 

      Noreprinephrine fibers

    • C. 

      Cholinergic fibers

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    Which medications act the same as the sympathetic system?
    • A. 

      Adrenergic Drugs

    • B. 

      Noreprinerphrine Drugs

    • C. 

      Epinephrine Drugs

    • D. 

      Anticholinergic Drugs

  • 15. 
    Which medications act the same as the parasympathetic system?
    • A. 

      Adrenergic Blocking Agent

    • B. 

      Cholinergic Drugs

    • C. 

      Epinephrine Drugs

    • D. 

      Adrenergic Drugs

  • 16. 
    What inhibits the sympathetic system?
    • A. 

      Adrenergic blocking agents

    • B. 

      Alpha drugs

    • C. 

      Cholinergic Drugs

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 17. 
    Name the receptors that are subdivisions of the autonomic nervous system. (Selet all that applies)
    • A. 

      Alpha

    • B. 

      Dopaminergic

    • C. 

      Beta

    • D. 

      Anticholinergic

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 18. 
    ______________________________ causes effects on the body similar to those produced by acetylcholine
    • A. 

      Adrenergic Blocking agent

    • B. 

      Cholinergic Drugs

    • C. 

      Adrenergic Drugs

    • D. 

      Anticholinergic Drugs

  • 19. 
    __________________________ causes effects similar  to those produced by the adrenergic neurotransmitters.
    • A. 

      Adrenergic Blocking agent

    • B. 

      Anti- Cholinergic Drugs

    • C. 

      Cholinergic Drugs

    • D. 

      Adrenergic Drugs

  • 20. 
    What inhibits the parasympathetic system?
    • A. 

      Beta Blockers

    • B. 

      Anticholinergic agents

    • C. 

      Adrenergic agents

    • D. 

      Anticholinergic Drugs

  • 21. 
    ______________________________ block or inhibits cholinergic activities.
    • A. 

      Anticholinergic Agents

    • B. 

      Beta Blockers

    • C. 

      Adrenergic blocking agents

    • D. 

      Cholinergic drugs

  • 22. 
    _____________________ inhibits the adrenergic system
    • A. 

      Anticholinergic agents

    • B. 

      Adrenergic drugs

    • C. 

      Cholinergic drugs

    • D. 

      Adrenergic blocking agents

  • 23. 
    Broad classes of drugs:____________________  Occurs Naturally in the body and can be synthetically manufactures:NorepinephrineEpinephrineDopamine  
    • A. 

      Noncatecholamones

    • B. 

      Catecholamines

    • C. 

      Non of the above

  • 24. 
    ________________ acts in a similar way as ________________ but are more selective for certain types of receptors.
    • A. 

      Noncatecholamines ; Catecholamines

    • B. 

      Catecholamines ; Noncatecholamines

  • 25. 
    Select all that applies:Expected side effects of Adrenergic Drugs Includes:
    • A. 

      Skin Flushing

    • B. 

      Dizziness

    • C. 

      Bradycardia

    • D. 

      Hypertension

    • E. 

      Palpitation