Pharmacology Trivia Quiz On Drugs Usage

47 Questions | Total Attempts: 146

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Are you taking up the pharmacology course in college? If you said yes then the quiz below is exactly what you need to ensure that you pass the Psalter COLLEGE-PHARMACOLOGY 1-TEST 1. Do give it a shot and be sure to come back for more tests like this that will help in revising for your upcoming exams. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Ddrug development is a short and easy process, taking anywhere from 7-12 months and sometimeseven shorter.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The food and drug administration has special programs such as the orphan drug program, accelerated programs for urgent needs, and compassionate use programs to meet certain needs
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The orphan drug act of 1983 was passed to encourage the development and marketing of products used to treat common diseases
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The compassionate access program allows patients to receive drugs that have been approved by the FDA.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Drug manufacturers provide drugs free of charge to patients who are taking experimental drugs under the compassionate access program
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Prescription drugs are drugs that the federal government has designated to be potentially harmful unless a licensed healthcare provider supervises their use.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Non prescription drugs are also called legend drugs
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Non prescription drugs are also referred to as over the counter drugs
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The most closely monitored drugs are controlled substances
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Psychological dependence is a compulsive need to use a substance time after time to avoid mild to severe withdrawal symptoms
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    After approving a drug which is NOT a category assigned by the food and drug administration
    • A. 

      Prescription

    • B. 

      Non prescription

    • C. 

      Controlled substance

    • D. 

      Noncontrolled substance

  • 12. 
    Which is the largest category of drugs?
    • A. 

      Prescription

    • B. 

      Non prescription

    • C. 

      Controlled substance

    • D. 

      Noncontrolled substance

  • 13. 
    A compulsion to use a substance to obtain a pleaurable experience is called::
    • A. 

      Physical dependence

    • B. 

      Psychological dependence

    • C. 

      Appetite

    • D. 

      Physiological dependence

  • 14. 
    Before the passage of this act, any narcotic could be purchased without a prescription::
    • A. 

      Pure food and drug act

    • B. 

      Pure food drug and cosmetic act

    • C. 

      Harrison narcotic act

    • D. 

      Comprehensive drug abuse prevention and control act

  • 15. 
    The chief federal agency responsible for enforcing the controlled substances act is the ::
    • A. 

      Food and drug administration

    • B. 

      Drug enforcement agency

    • C. 

      Internal revenue service

    • D. 

      Congress

  • 16. 
    The dissolution of a drug is also known as::
    • A. 

      Pharmaceutic phase

    • B. 

      Pharmacokinetic phase

    • C. 

      Pharmacodynamic phase

    • D. 

      Absorption phase

  • 17. 
    Activities involving the drug within the body after it is administered are also known as the::
    • A. 

      Pharmaceutic phase

    • B. 

      Pharmacokinetic phase

    • C. 

      Pharmacodynamic phase

    • D. 

      Distribution phase

  • 18. 
    Activities including absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion belong to the phase of::
    • A. 

      Pharmaceutics

    • B. 

      Pharmacokinetics

    • C. 

      Pharmacodynamics

    • D. 

      Pharmacology

  • 19. 
    The phase involved with the drugs actions and effects within the body is called the::
    • A. 

      Pharaceutic phase

    • B. 

      Pharmacokinetic phase

    • C. 

      Pharmacodynamic phase

    • D. 

      Metabolism phase

  • 20. 
    Drugs that bind with a receptor to produce a therapeutic response are called::
    • A. 

      Antagonists

    • B. 

      Receptor -mediated

    • C. 

      Partial antagonists

    • D. 

      Agonists

  • 21. 
    What is a drug that binds with a receptor to prevent the action of an agonist?
  • 22. 
    What is another name for an allergic reaction?
  • 23. 
    When the patients immune system views the drug as a foreign substance what does it form?
  • 24. 
    Are bronchodilators given to relax or contrract the smooth muscles of the bronchial tubes to improve breathing?
  • 25. 
    Are antihistamines give to increase or decrease the effects of histamine?