Nursing Pharmacology Exam Quiz

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Questions from 4/12/2010.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Doxorubicin, bleomycin, vinbastine and dacarbazine are treatments for
    • A. 

      Breast cancer

    • B. 

      Testicular cancer

    • C. 

      Ovarian cancer

    • D. 

      Hodgkin's disease

  • 2. 
    Cisplatin is a treatment for
    • A. 

      Breast cancer

    • B. 

      Ovarian cancer

    • C. 

      Testicular cancer

    • D. 

      Hodgkin's disease

  • 3. 
    Which are treatments for ovarian cancer?
    • A. 

      Carboplatin, cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, paclitaxel and docetaxel

    • B. 

      Tamoxifen, aromatase inhibitors, trastuzumab and fluorouracil

    • C. 

      Vincristine, prednisone, methotrexate, mercaptopurine and nefarabine

    • D. 

      Carmustine, lomustine, procarbazine and etoposide

  • 4. 
    Which is the only drug with effects on secondary progressive MS that reduces relapse?
    • A. 

      Baclofen (Lioresal)

    • B. 

      Prednisone

    • C. 

      Tizanidine (Zanaflex)

    • D. 

      Interferon beta-1b (Betaseron)

  • 5. 
    Which is the first drug approved to treat moderate alzheimer's disease?
    • A. 

      Donepezil (Aricept)

    • B. 

      Memantine (Namenda)

    • C. 

      Galantamine (Razadyne)

    • D. 

      Rivastigmine (Exelon)

  • 6. 
    Drugs for alzheimer's disease are mostly
    • A. 

      Dopamine receptor agonists

    • B. 

      Acetylcholinesterase inhibitors

    • C. 

      Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors

    • D. 

      Cholinergic receptor antagonists

  • 7. 
    Drugs for parkinson's disease
    • A. 

      Increase serotonin

    • B. 

      Increase norepinephrine

    • C. 

      Increase dopamine

    • D. 

      Increase epinephrine

  • 8. 
    The most effective drug used to treat ALS is
  • 9. 
    The two drugs used to treat Huntington's disease are
    • A. 

      Diazepam (Valium)

    • B. 

      Benztropine (Cogentin)

    • C. 

      Entacapone (Comtan)

    • D. 

      Haloperidol (Haldol)

  • 10. 
    People with Parkinson's disease experience an increase/decrease in D1 receptors
  • 11. 
    Which of the following are definitive for AD?
    • A. 

      Chorea

    • B. 

      Amyloid deposits

    • C. 

      Neurofibrillary tangles

    • D. 

      Axonopathy

  • 12. 
    An increase in D2 receptors will stimulate/inhibit GABA
  • 13. 
    Cisplatin is a(n)
    • A. 

      Alkylating drug

    • B. 

      Microbial product

    • C. 

      DNA synthesis inhibitor

    • D. 

      Mitotic inhibitor

  • 14. 
    Which of the following are mitotic inhibitors?
    • A. 

      Paclitaxel (Taxol)

    • B. 

      Vincristine (Oncovin)

    • C. 

      Vinblastine

    • D. 

      Methotrexate

  • 15. 
    Decreased Ras/Raf GTPases will cause
    • A. 

      Increased activity of Jun kinase

    • B. 

      Increased activity of BCR-ABL kinase

    • C. 

      Activation of BAD

    • D. 

      Activation of STAT5

  • 16. 
    NF-kB acts to inhibit/stimulate apoptosis
  • 17. 
    In taxol neuropathy, one would expect
    • A. 

      Accumulation of cytoskeleton

    • B. 

      Disorganized mitrotubules and neurofilaments

    • C. 

      Decrease in mitochondria

    • D. 

      Accumulation of vesicles

  • 18. 
    Temsirolimus acts in which phase of the cell cycle?
    • A. 

      G1

    • B. 

      G0

    • C. 

      S

    • D. 

      G2

  • 19. 
    DNA synthesis inhibitors act in which phase of the cell cycle?
    • A. 

      G1

    • B. 

      G0

    • C. 

      S

    • D. 

      G2

  • 20. 
    Bleomysocin, etoposide and teniposide act on which phase of the cell cycle?
    • A. 

      G2

    • B. 

      G1

    • C. 

      M

    • D. 

      S

  • 21. 
    Mitotic inhibitors act on which phase of the cell cycle?
    • A. 

      G2

    • B. 

      G0

    • C. 

      M

    • D. 

      S

  • 22. 
    P-glycoprotein mechanism is
    • A. 

      Active

    • B. 

      Secondary active

    • C. 

      Passive

  • 23. 
    Methotrexate inhibits the ____________ cycle
  • 24. 
    Parkinson's disease starts with a loss of neurons in the
    • A. 

      Substantia nigra

    • B. 

      Cerebral cortex

    • C. 

      Thalamus

    • D. 

      Globus pallidus

  • 25. 
    A patient experiences acute renal failure with severe nausea and vomiting. This patient is most likely being treated with
    • A. 

      Prednisone

    • B. 

      Bleomycin

    • C. 

      Paclitaxel

    • D. 

      Cisplatin