Pharmacology Exam 2-4

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  • 1. 
    _________________ drugs mimic the effect of sympathetic stimulation
  • 2. 
    Which agonists activate adrenoceptors?
    • A. 

      Direct-acting

    • B. 

      Indirect-acting

  • 3. 
    Ephedrine is
    • A. 

      Direct-acting

    • B. 

      Indirect-acting

    • C. 

      Mixed-acting

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is a catacholamine direct-acting agonist?
    • A. 

      Pseudoephedrine

    • B. 

      Cocaine

    • C. 

      Albuterol

    • D. 

      Dobutamine

  • 5. 
    Cocaine and amphetamines are
    • A. 

      Direct-acting

    • B. 

      Indirect-acting

    • C. 

      Mixed-acting

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is NOT a non-catecholamine direct-acting agonist?
    • A. 

      Apraclonidine

    • B. 

      Ritodrine

    • C. 

      Isoproterenol

    • D. 

      Midrodine

  • 7. 
    Clonidine is
    • A. 

      Direct-acting

    • B. 

      Indirect-acting

    • C. 

      Mixed-acting

  • 8. 
    Amphetamine blocks reuptake/storage of NE
  • 9. 
    For which of the following is cAMP not involved in signal transduction?
    • A. 

      Alpha 1

    • B. 

      Alpha 2

    • C. 

      Beta 1

    • D. 

      Beta 2

    • E. 

      Beta 3

  • 10. 
    Beta receptors involve an increase/decrease in cAMP
  • 11. 
    Beta 3 receptor activation would affect which of the following?
    • A. 

      Lipolysis

    • B. 

      Glycogenolysis

    • C. 

      Renin secretion

    • D. 

      Platelet aggregation

    • E. 

      Neuronal excitation

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is NOT affected by the beta 2 receptor?
    • A. 

      Glycogenolysis

    • B. 

      Smooth muscle

    • C. 

      Heart rate

    • D. 

      Potassium uptake at muscle

  • 13. 
    Alpha 1/Alpha 2 causes contraction of smooth muscle, gland secretion and neuronal excitation
  • 14. 
    Alpha 2 receptors are located on
    • A. 

      Sympathetic neurons

    • B. 

      Blood platelets

    • C. 

      Heart

    • D. 

      Smooth muscle

  • 15. 
    Beta 2 receptors are located on
    • A. 

      Sympathetic neurons

    • B. 

      Blood platelets

    • C. 

      Heart

    • D. 

      Smooth muscle

  • 16. 
    Beta 1 receptors are located on
    • A. 

      Sympathetic neurons

    • B. 

      Blood platelets

    • C. 

      Heart

    • D. 

      Smooth muscle

  • 17. 
    Along with blood platelets, B2 and A2 receptors are also found on
    • A. 

      Hepatic and renal tissue

    • B. 

      Endocrine tissue

    • C. 

      Adipose tissue

    • D. 

      Intestinal tissue

  • 18. 
    In the pancreas, this receptor inhibits insulin secretion
    • A. 

      Alpha 1

    • B. 

      Alpha 2

    • C. 

      Beta 1

    • D. 

      Beta 2

  • 19. 
    What receptor is activated to cause contraction of the urinary bladder?
    • A. 

      Alpha 1

    • B. 

      Alpha 2

    • C. 

      Beta 1

    • D. 

      Beta 2

  • 20. 
    A positive _______ effect describes an increase in contractility
  • 21. 
    A patient has asthma, treat with
    • A. 

      Alpha 1 agonist

    • B. 

      Beta 1 antagonist

    • C. 

      Beta 2 agonist

    • D. 

      Beta 2 antagonist

    • E. 

      Alpha 2 antagonist

  • 22. 
    A large R2 amine nitrogen substitution will increase/decrease affinity for alpha-adrenoreceptors and will increase/decrease affinity for beta-adrenoreceptors
    • A. 

      Increase, increase

    • B. 

      Increase, decrease

    • C. 

      Decrease, decrease

    • D. 

      Decrease, increase

  • 23. 
    Adverse events of mixed-acting adrenergic agonists (ephedrine and pseudoephedrine) include all of the following except
    • A. 

      Tachycardia

    • B. 

      Urinary retention

    • C. 

      Hypotension

    • D. 

      Hypertension