Pharmacology Hardest Exam! Trivia Quiz

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  • 1. 
    This IV GA could be deadly: you could fall asleep, stop breathing and die. SE are major decreases in blood pressure, vasodilation, a decrease in myocardial contractility, and a decrease in ventilation rate. Michael Jackson supposedly died this way 
    • A. 

      Propofol

    • B. 

      Ketamine

    • C. 

      Midazolam

    • D. 

      Fentanyl

  • 2. 
    This inhaled GA produces profound analgesia and is commonly used on the battlefield and vet medicine.
    • A. 

      Propofol

    • B. 

      Ketamine

    • C. 

      Midazolam

    • D. 

      Fentanyl

  • 3. 
    These drugs are used in conjunction with others to decrease the dose of GA needed to reach the desired depth of anesthesia.
    • A. 

      Propofol

    • B. 

      Ketamine

    • C. 

      Midazolam

    • D. 

      Fentanyl

  • 4. 
    These two drugs are competitive inhibitors of ACh binding to ACh receptor at NMG. They are not metabolized by acetylcholine esterase.
    • A. 

      Dantrolene

    • B. 

      Mivacurium

    • C. 

      Rocuronium

    • D. 

      Succinylcholine

  • 5. 
    This drug is used to treat Malignant Hyperthermia. 
    • A. 

      Dantrolene

    • B. 

      Mivacurium

    • C. 

      Rocuronium

    • D. 

      Succinylcholine

  • 6. 
    This NMJ blocker has a SHORT duration of action (12-18 minutes) and causes histamine release. 
    • A. 

      Dantrolene

    • B. 

      Mivacurium

    • C. 

      Rocuronium

    • D. 

      Succinylcholine

  • 7. 
    This NMJ blocker has an INTERMEDIATE duration of action (30-60 minutes). Used to rapidly relax (1-2 min) laryngeal and jaw muscles for tracheal intubation.  
    • A. 

      Dantrolene

    • B. 

      Mivacurium

    • C. 

      Rocuronium

    • D. 

      Succinylcholine

  • 8. 
    This drug is a DEPOLARIZING NMJ blocker.
    • A. 

      Dantrolene

    • B. 

      Mivacurium

    • C. 

      Rocuronium

    • D. 

      Succinylcholine

  • 9. 
    This drug is most widely used in local anesthesia. Used for infiltration, nerve block, spinal and epi blocks.
    • A. 

      Lidocaine

    • B. 

      Articaine

    • C. 

      Benzocaine

    • D. 

      Epinephrine

  • 10. 
    This local anesthetic has a duration of action of 1 hour and has become the LA of choice for dentists.  
    • A. 

      Lidocaine

    • B. 

      Articaine

    • C. 

      Benzocaine

    • D. 

      Epinephrine

  • 11. 
    This ester is used topically for surface anesthesia. One brand name is HURRICANE :)  
    • A. 

      Lidocaine

    • B. 

      Articaine

    • C. 

      Benzocaine

    • D. 

      Epinephrine

  • 12. 
    This drug is used in conjunction with local anesthetics to decrease the rate of absorption and prolonged anesthesia via vasoconstriction at the site of injection.
    • A. 

      Lidocaine

    • B. 

      Articaine

    • C. 

      Benzocaine

    • D. 

      Epinephrine

  • 13. 
    This type of anesthesia occurs in the space within the vertebral canal but superficial to the dural sac.
    • A. 

      Surface Anesthesia

    • B. 

      Field Block Anesthesia

    • C. 

      Nerve block anesthesia

    • D. 

      Intravenous regional anesthesia

    • E. 

      Epidural block

    • F. 

      Spinal Block

  • 14. 
    This type of anesthesia occurs in the cerebral spinal fluid in subarachnoid space (intrathecal space)
    • A. 

      Surface Anesthesia

    • B. 

      Field Block Anesthesia

    • C. 

      Nerve block anesthesia

    • D. 

      Intravenous regional anesthesia

    • E. 

      Epidural block

    • F. 

      Spinal Block

  • 15. 
    Which of the following (select multiple) describe a SPINAL block?
    • A. 

      Less time

    • B. 

      Less discomfort

    • C. 

      MORE INTENSE sensory and motor block

    • D. 

      LA is limited to injection site below termination of spinal cord (2nd lumbar vertebra)

    • E. 

      Less risk for post-dural puncture HA

    • F. 

      Placement of catheter for long-term pain reduction

    • G. 

      NOT limited to injection sites below 2nd lumbar vertebra

  • 16. 
    Which of the following (select multiple) describe a EPIDURAL block?
    • A. 

      Less time

    • B. 

      Less discomfort

    • C. 

      MORE INTENSE sensory and motor block

    • D. 

      LA is limited to injection site below termination of spinal cord (2nd lumbar vertebra)

    • E. 

      Less risk for post-dural puncture HA

    • F. 

      Placement of catheter for long-term pain reduction

    • G. 

      NOT limited to injection sites below 2nd lumbar vertebra

  • 17. 
    Which of the following are side effects of local anesthetics at  (lidocaine, articaine, and benzocaine)?
    • A. 

      Conversion of hemoglobin to methemoglobin

    • B. 

      Crosses placental barrier

    • C. 

      Vasodilation

    • D. 

      Nystagmus

    • E. 

      Nausea and vomiting

    • F. 

      Torsades

    • G. 

      Malignant Hyperthermia

  • 18. 
    These two drugs are taken up by fat, brain, kidney, liver then muscle and gut 
    • A. 

      Lidocaine

    • B. 

      Articaine

    • C. 

      Benzocaine

    • D. 

      Epinephrine

  • 19. 
    Select of the following which are ABSOLUTE CONTRAINDICATIONS to combined oral contraceptives:
    • A. 

      Thromboembolic disease

    • B. 

      Cerebrovascular disease

    • C. 

      MI, CAD

    • D. 

      Congenital hyperlipidemia

    • E. 

      Breast cancer

    • F. 

      Decreased liver function

    • G. 

      Liver tumor

    • H. 

      Woman over 35 who smokes heavily

    • I. 

      Migraines

    • J. 

      Hypertension

    • K. 

      Diabetes mellitus

    • L. 

      Gallbladder disease

    • M. 

      Male gender

  • 20. 
    Select of the following which are RELATIVE CONTRAINDICATIONS to combined oral contraceptives:
    • A. 

      Thromboembolic disease

    • B. 

      Cerebrovascular disease

    • C. 

      MI, CAD

    • D. 

      Congenital hyperlipidemia

    • E. 

      Breast cancer

    • F. 

      Decreased liver function

    • G. 

      Liver tumor

    • H. 

      Woman over 35 who smokes heavily

    • I. 

      Migraines

    • J. 

      Hypertension

    • K. 

      Diabetes mellitus

    • L. 

      Gallbladder disease

    • M. 

      Male gender

  • 21. 
    Which of the following are adverse side effects to combined oral contraceptives?
    • A. 

      Nausea

    • B. 

      Choamsa (brownish pigmentation-induced skin discoloration on face)

    • C. 

      Acne

    • D. 

      Hirsutism

    • E. 

      Thromboembolic disease

    • F. 

      Hypertension

    • G. 

      Cholelithiasis

    • H. 

      Increase in TRIG and LDL

    • I. 

      Breakthrough bleeding

    • J. 

      Cervical cancer

  • 22. 
    What the beneficial effects of combined oral contraceptives? 
    • A. 

      Decreased incidence of endometrial cancer

    • B. 

      Decreased incidence of ovarian cancer

    • C. 

      Decreased incidence of acen vulgaris

    • D. 

      Decreased incidence of cervical cancer

    • E. 

      Decreased incidence of thromboembolic disorders

  • 23. 
    Which progestin has both progestin activity and aldosterone antagonist activity?
    • A. 

      Levonogrestrel

    • B. 

      Drospirenone

    • C. 

      Norgestrel

    • D. 

      Spironolactone

    • E. 

      Medroxyprogesterone

  • 24. 
    Which of the following oral contraceptives are progestin-only preparations?
    • A. 

      Micronor

    • B. 

      Orvette

    • C. 

      Depo-Provera

    • D. 

      Ortho Evra

    • E. 

      NuvaRing

    • F. 

      Mirena

  • 25. 
    Which one of the following oral contraceptive is a patch placed on the abdomen, buttocks, upper torso, or upper arm?
    • A. 

      Micronor

    • B. 

      Orvette

    • C. 

      Depo-Provera

    • D. 

      Ortho Evra

    • E. 

      NuvaRing

    • F. 

      Mirena

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