Respiratory Medications Trivia Quiz Questions!

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Respiratory Medications Trivia Quiz Questions!

In this pharmacological quiz – which deals with the use of drugs in medicine – we’ll be turning our attention to medication geared towards issues related to the respiratory system. What can you tell us? Let’s find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Anticholinergics have which of the following respiratory effects
    • A. 

      Prevent bronchodilation

    • B. 

      Decreased respiratory secretion

    • C. 

      Increase bronchoconstriction

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is an Anticholinergic side effect
    • A. 

      Antiemetic

    • B. 

      Diuretic

    • C. 

      Bradycardia

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    The immunoglobulin IgE
    • A. 

      Binds to basophils and mast cells

    • B. 

      Releases hjstamine and heparin

    • C. 

      Binds to antigens

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Mr. T presents with the following Sx and lab tests showing increased Histamine and Heparin circulation.  What is the most likely Dx?
    • A. 

      Asthma

    • B. 

      Pneumoconiosis

    • C. 

      Urticaria

    • D. 

      Allergic Rhinitis

  • 5. 
    The following patient is most likely suffering from
    • A. 

      An IgA mediated inflammatory Response

    • B. 

      Urticaria

    • C. 

      Angioedema

    • D. 

      A & B

    • E. 

      All of the Above

  • 6. 
    Caution should be taken when using
    • A. 

      Antihistamine eye drops

    • B. 

      Coticosteroid eye drops

    • C. 

      Antihistamine nasal sprays

    • D. 

      Corticosteroid nasal sprays

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is not a COPD
    • A. 

      Asthma

    • B. 

      Emphysema

    • C. 

      Acute Bronchitis

    • D. 

      Bronchiectasis

  • 8. 
    Bronchiectasis is reversible
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is associated with Emphysema
    • A. 

      Blue Bloaters

    • B. 

      Early hypoxia and cyanosis

    • C. 

      Pink puffers

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    The following patient is probably suffering fromThe following patient is probably suffering from
    • A. 

      Digital clubbing

    • B. 

      Pneumoconiosis

    • C. 

      Asthma

    • D. 

      A & C

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    The first line of therapy asthma is
    • A. 

      Pulmonary function tests

    • B. 

      Daily inhaled steroids

    • C. 

      Xanthines

    • D. 

      Short acting beta-2 agonists

  • 12. 
    Pulmonary function tests measure
    • A. 

      Lung volumes

    • B. 

      Lung capacities

    • C. 

      All of the above

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is an expected result of inhaled corticosteroids
    • A. 

      Reduced bronchial reactivity

    • B. 

      Decreased airway caliber

    • C. 

      Direct relaxation of bronchial smooth muscle

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    Which of the following describes dosage of PO systemic corticosteroids
    • A. 

      B.I.D

    • B. 

      Burst & Taper

    • C. 

      Q.D

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 15. 
    Medrol Dose pack is an example of a
    • A. 

      Antileukotrienes

    • B. 

      Bronchodilators

    • C. 

      Systemic Corticosteroid

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    Acute exacerbations of asthma are treated with
    • A. 

      First line of therapy

    • B. 

      Rescue medications

    • C. 

      All of the above

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 17. 
    Multiple inflammatory indications exist for
    • A. 

      Bronchodilators

    • B. 

      Anticholinergic inhalers

    • C. 

      Corticosetroids

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 18. 
    Steroid inhaler should be used before beta agonist inhaler
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Side effects include bad taste in mouth and oral thrush
    • A. 

      Triamcinolone

    • B. 

      Beclomethasone (Qvar)

    • C. 

      Montelukast (Singulair)

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 20. 
    Used for nasal polyp prophylaxis, and rhinitis
    • A. 

      Ciclesonide (Omnaris)

    • B. 

      Budesonide (rhinocort)

    • C. 

      All of the above

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 21. 
    Side effects of this drug includes Acne exacerbation, labile emotions and weight gain
    • A. 

      Medrol Dose Pack

    • B. 

      Xileuton (Zyflo)

    • C. 

      Zarfiruklast (Accolate)

    • D. 

      Theophylline (Theo-dur)

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 22. 
    Which best describes Antileukotrines
    • A. 

      Beclomethasone (Qvar)

    • B. 

      Prevents bronchial contraction and decreases mucus production

    • C. 

      Medrol Dose Pack

    • D. 

      Facilitate respiration by dilating the airways

  • 23. 
    The currently available Antileukotrienes are
    • A. 

      IV

    • B. 

      PO

    • C. 

      Topical

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 24. 
    Bronchodilators can be used for
    • A. 

      Facilitating respiration by dilating the airways

    • B. 

      Relief of acute bronchospasm

    • C. 

      Prevention of bronchial asthma

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 25. 
    Aminophylline (Truphylline) is best described as
    • A. 

      Beta-2 Agonist

    • B. 

      Bronchodilator

    • C. 

      All of the above

    • D. 

      None of the above

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