Pharmacology Quiz: Test Your Knowledge About Drugs!

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Drugs are quite important to the human being, and this is because we are surrounded by a lot of things that can put out health at jeopardy and drugs help to ensure that we get to maintain a healthy life. Being that you are an aspiring pharmacologist do take up this quiz and see if you are a step closer to being ready for the finals.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Cold clammy skin

    • B. 

      Hypotension

    • C. 

      Hypertension

    • D. 

      Tachycardia

  • 2. 
    What would an adverse reaction of an adrenergic drug depend on
    • A. 

      Specific drug

    • B. 

      Dose used

    • C. 

      Individual patients response

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 3. 
    Which drug has the greatest effect in the vascular system
    • A. 

      Beta adrenergicblocking drug

    • B. 

      Alpha adrenergic blocking drugs

    • C. 

      Antiadrenergic drugs

    • D. 

      Alpha beta adrenergic blocking drugs

  • 4. 
    Which drug has the greatest effect on adrenergic nerves in the heart
    • A. 

      Antiadrenergic drugs

    • B. 

      Beta adrenergic blocking drugs

    • C. 

      Alpha adrenergic blocking drugs

    • D. 

      Alpha beta adrenergic blocking drugs

  • 5. 
    Which drugs have the wider range of effects
    • A. 

      Alpha beta adrenergic drugs

    • B. 

      Alpha adrenergic blocking drugs

    • C. 

      Beta adrenergic blocking drugs

    • D. 

      Antiadrenergic drug

  • 6. 
    What is the primary use of a beta blocker
    • A. 

      Hypotension

    • B. 

      Hypertension

    • C. 

      Glaucoma

    • D. 

      Chest pain

  • 7. 
    What is not conisdered for major use of a cholinergic drug
    • A. 

      Glaucoma

    • B. 

      Hypertension

    • C. 

      Myasthenia gravis

    • D. 

      Urinary retention

  • 8. 
    What adverse reaction(s)  woul be commonly noted with the use of a cholinergic blocking drug
    • A. 

      Blurred vision

    • B. 

      Dry mouth

    • C. 

      Gi upset

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 9. 
    What drug is contraindicated for a patient taking adrenergic drugs for high blood pressure
    • A. 

      Bronchodilator

    • B. 

      Midodrine

    • C. 

      Aspirin

    • D. 

      Nasal decongestant

  • 10. 
    What is the neurotransmitter than inactivates acetylcholine?
  • 11. 
    What nervous system stimulates the fight or flight response?
  • 12. 
    Adrenergic drugs act on the___nervous system
  • 13. 
    Cholinergic drugs act on the___nervous system
  • 14. 
    Purpose of adrenergic drugs
    • A. 

      Shock

    • B. 

      Hypotension

    • C. 

      Asthma

    • D. 

      A b c

    • E. 

      B c

  • 15. 
    Side effects of adrenergic drugs
    • A. 

      Nervouseness

    • B. 

      Increase blood pressure & blood sugar

    • C. 

      Vasoconstriction

    • D. 

      C and a

    • E. 

      A b c

  • 16. 
    Contraindications for adrenergic drugs
    • A. 

      Hypertension

    • B. 

      Hypotension

    • C. 

      Anxiety

    • D. 

      Arrythmias

    • E. 

      Organic brain damage

  • 17. 
    Patient education for adrenergic drugs
    • A. 

      Insomnia

    • B. 

      Take extra stimulants

    • C. 

      Avoid stimulants

    • D. 

      All the above

    • E. 

      A

  • 18. 
    Examples of adrenergic drugs
    • A. 

      Epinephrine

    • B. 

      Ephedrine

    • C. 

      Norepinephrine

    • D. 

      Propranol

    • E. 

      Atropine

  • 19. 
    Example of adrenergic blocker
    • A. 

      Pilocarpine

    • B. 

      Porpranol

    • C. 

      Atropine

    • D. 

      Flavoxate

  • 20. 
    Purpose of adrenergic blocker
    • A. 

      Hypertension

    • B. 

      Hypotension

    • C. 

      Arrythmias

    • D. 

      Migraines

    • E. 

      Angina

  • 21. 
    Side effects of adrenergic blocker drug
    • A. 

      Decreased heart rate and blood pressure

    • B. 

      Vasodilates

    • C. 

      Hypertension

    • D. 

      Sweating

    • E. 

      Confusion

  • 22. 
    Contraindications for adrenergic blocker
    • A. 

      Congestive heart failure

    • B. 

      Asthma

    • C. 

      Hypotension

    • D. 

      Hypertension

    • E. 

      Arrythmias

  • 23. 
    Patient education for adrenergic blockers
    • A. 

      Dizziness

    • B. 

      Cns depression

    • C. 

      Pns adrenaline

    • D. 

      Blocks histamines

    • E. 

      Causes runny nose

  • 24. 
    Purpose of cholinergic drug
    • A. 

      Glaucoma

    • B. 

      Urinary retention

    • C. 

      Myasthenia gravis

    • D. 

      Hypertension

    • E. 

      Asthma

  • 25. 
    Side effects of cholinergic drug
    • A. 

      Diarrhea

    • B. 

      Sweating

    • C. 

      Salvation

    • D. 

      Constipation

    • E. 

      Vomiting

  • 26. 
    Patient education for cholinergic drugs
    • A. 

      Drink more fluids

    • B. 

      Increased heart rate

    • C. 

      Decreased respirations and heart rate

    • D. 

      Dont combine with antibiotics

    • E. 

      Combine with antibiotics

  • 27. 
    Example of cholinergics drugs
    • A. 

      Pilocarpine

    • B. 

      Propranolol

    • C. 

      Atropine

    • D. 

      Pyridostiamine

  • 28. 
    Cholinergic drugs are :::
    • A. 

      Sympathetic

    • B. 

      Parasympathetic

    • C. 

      Both

    • D. 

      Niether

  • 29. 
    Cholinergic blocker purpose
    • A. 

      Preop

    • B. 

      Constrict pupils

    • C. 

      Dialtes pupils

    • D. 

      Asthma(inhaler)

    • E. 

      Peptic ulcer

  • 30. 
    Side effects of cholinergic blocker drug
    • A. 

      Dry eyes

    • B. 

      Dry mouth

    • C. 

      N&V

    • D. 

      Increased heart rate and blood pressure

  • 31. 
    Contraindications of cholinergic blockers
    • A. 

      Glaucoma

    • B. 

      Cancer

    • C. 

      Arrythmias

    • D. 

      Heart conditions

    • E. 

      Gi obstruction

  • 32. 
    2 parts of the nervous system
  • 33. 
    Central nervous system consist of what and what_______& _______ _________
  • 34. 
    Peripheral nervous syse=tem consist of _______& _______ ________