Principles Of Pharmacology Quiz Exam!

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Principles Of Pharmacology Quiz Exam!

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  • 1. 
    Any chemical that affects the processes of a living organism.
  • 2. 
    Tells a drug's chemical composition and molecular structure.
    • A. 

      Non-proprietary name

    • B. 

      Generic name

    • C. 

      Proprietary name

    • D. 

      Chemical name

    • E. 

      Trade name

  • 3. 
    Name assigned by the US Adopted Names Council.
    • A. 

      Chemical Name

    • B. 

      Generic Name

    • C. 

      Nickname

    • D. 

      Proprietary Name

    • E. 

      Trade Name

  • 4. 
    Drug name that has a registered trademark, the name registered by the drug's owner/ manufacturer.
    • A. 

      Proprietary name

    • B. 

      Non proprietary name

    • C. 

      Common Name

    • D. 

      Chemical Name

    • E. 

      Generic Name

  • 5. 
    The study of the science of how various drug forms influence the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamic activity.
    • A. 

      Pharmokinetics

    • B. 

      Pharmodynamic

    • C. 

      Pharmaceutics

    • D. 

      Pharmacognosy

    • E. 

      Pharmacotherapeutics

  • 6. 
    What the body does with the drug; Absorption-Distribution-Metabolism-Excretion?
    • A. 

      Pharmaceutics

    • B. 

      Pharmacokinetics

    • C. 

      Pharmacodynamics

    • D. 

      Pharmacotherapeutics

    • E. 

      Pharmacognosy

  • 7. 
    The biochemical and physiological effect of the drug on the body tissue and microorganisms in or on the body.
    • A. 

      Pharmaceutics

    • B. 

      Pharmacotherapeutics

    • C. 

      Pharmacokinetics

    • D. 

      Pharmacodynamics

    • E. 

      Pharmacognosy

  • 8. 
    What the drug does at the cellular level?
  • 9. 
    Subdivision of Pharmacodynamics that describes what the drug does to the whole body.
  • 10. 
    The use of drugs and the clinical indications for drugs to prevent and treat diseases.
    • A. 

      Pharmaceutics

    • B. 

      Pharmacognosy

    • C. 

      Pharmacodynamics

    • D. 

      Pharmacokinetics

    • E. 

      Pharmacotherapeutics

  • 11. 
    The study of natural (plant and animal) drug sources, commonly known as herbals.
    • A. 

      Pharmacognosy

    • B. 

      Pharmaceutics

    • C. 

      Pharmacodynamics

    • D. 

      Pharmacotherapeutics

    • E. 

      Pharmacokinetics

  • 12. 
    Movement of a drug from its site of administration into systemic circulation (blood)
    • A. 

      Absorption

    • B. 

      Administration

    • C. 

      Metabolism

    • D. 

      Distribution

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    Dosage form, route of administration, bioavailability of the drug, and status of patient's circulation are all factors affecting.
    • A. 

      Distribution

    • B. 

      Absorption

    • C. 

      Metabolism

    • D. 

      Excretion

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    Liquids, elixers and syrups have the fastest absorption rates, rivaled only by  enteric coated tablets.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Delivery of the drug from the blood to the end target.
    • A. 

      Absorption

    • B. 

      Excretion

    • C. 

      Distribution

    • D. 

      Metabolism

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    Drug moves from the blood into:
    • A. 

      Tissues

    • B. 

      Organs

    • C. 

      Body fluids

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 17. 
    Areas of more rapid distribution will result in higher drug concentrations.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Drug characteristics, tissue properties, blood flow, protein binding properties, water-soluble/fat-soluble and blood-brain barrier are factors affecting.
    • A. 

      Metabolism

    • B. 

      Distribution

    • C. 

      Absorption

    • D. 

      All the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 19. 
    Which is not a drug distribution pattern?
    • A. 

      Drug stays within vascular system

    • B. 

      Drug distributes throughout body water

    • C. 

      Drug concentrates in specific tissues

    • D. 

      Drug distributes throughout body and tissue

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 20. 
    A drug with a large molecular weight that tightly binds to plasma proteins would most likely follow what pattern of distribution.
    • A. 

      Drug distributes throughout body water

    • B. 

      Drug concentrates in specific tissues

    • C. 

      Drug distributes throughout body and tissue

    • D. 

      Drug stays in vascular system

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 21. 
    A drug of low molecular weight would most likely follow what distribution pattern.
    • A. 

      Drug distributes throughout body water

    • B. 

      Drug concentrates in specific tissues

    • C. 

      Drug distributes throughout body and tissue

    • D. 

      Drug stays in vascular system

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 22. 
    Chloroquine in the liver, tetracycline in bone and teeth, iodine in thyroid glands describes which distribution pattern.
    • A. 

      Drug distributes throughout body water

    • B. 

      Drug concentrates in specific tissues

    • C. 

      Drug distributes throughout body and tissue

    • D. 

      Drug stays in vascular system

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 23. 
    Most common distribution pattern, determined by the drug's ability to cross the cell membrane, with highest concentrations in organs of elimination (kidneys, liver, intestine)
    • A. 

      Drug distributes throughout body water

    • B. 

      Drug concentrates in specific tissues

    • C. 

      Drug distributes throughout body fluids and tissue

    • D. 

      Drug stays in vascular system

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 24. 
    Which is not an area of rapid distribution?
    • A. 

      Heart

    • B. 

      Liver

    • C. 

      Kidneys

    • D. 

      Brain

    • E. 

      Muscle

  • 25. 
    Which is not an area of slow distribution?
    • A. 

      Muscle

    • B. 

      Fat

    • C. 

      Skin

    • D. 

      Heart

    • E. 

      None of the above

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