Pharmacology

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Pharmacology Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Factors that affect patient response to drugs are: NB:  this is a non graded answer, no points are allocated.  AFter you have filled in your answer, submit and click "view previous answer" for an example answer.
  • 2. 
    What is Pharmacodynamics?
  • 3. 
    What are the "Six Rights" of medication administration? (No marks given, submit, then click "view previous answer" for an example answer)
  • 4. 
    "Half Life" is the time taken for the  ______________ of drug in blood to fall by half.
  • 5. 
    A partial agonist prdouces a response less than that which would be expected from a full agonist. What effect does a Full Agonist drug have?
    • A. 

      Binds to cell and reduces normal activity

    • B. 

      Stimulates normal cell activity

    • C. 

      Does not necessarily bind to the chemical target point in a chain of events but blocks activation.

    • D. 

      Binds to receptors and prevents normal action

    • E. 

      Increases mycordial activity

  • 6. 
    Breast milk and sweat are the elimination methods of which type of administered drugs
    • A. 

      ET

    • B. 

      IM

    • C. 

      Oral / Rectal

    • D. 

      Percutaneous

    • E. 

      IV

  • 7. 
    Distribution is quickest in
    • A. 

      Liver

    • B. 

      Bones

    • C. 

      Skin

    • D. 

      Kidneys

    • E. 

      Fat

  • 8. 
    Drug tolerance means:
    • A. 

      Less drugs need be given to have same effect

    • B. 

      More drugs need be given to have same effect

    • C. 

      Metabolism becomes more effective

    • D. 

      Metabolism becomes less effective

  • 9. 
    Enteral administration involves:
    • A. 

      Substance applied directly to where action is required

    • B. 

      Substance absorbed via digestive tract.

    • C. 

      Any route other than the two described above

    • D. 

      Creams, gels, sprays

    • E. 

      Tablets, capsules, syrups

  • 10. 
    Enteral administration is :
    • A. 

      Best in emergency situations as IV is most reliable / quickest

    • B. 

      Best for chronic complaints

    • C. 

      Most convenient: no punctures / sterile procedures required.

    • D. 

      Usually applied to mucosal / epithelial membrane

    • E. 

      Unreliable as drug absorption in GI tract is low / unpredictable

  • 11. 
    Factors affecting absoption are:
    • A. 

      Perfusion

    • B. 

      Surface area

    • C. 

      PH

    • D. 

      Type of drug

    • E. 

      Type of administration

  • 12. 
    IM administered drugs are absorbed and distributed by plasma and
    • A. 

      Gut

    • B. 

      Skin

    • C. 

      Muscle

    • D. 

      Liver

    • E. 

      Kidney

  • 13. 
    Metabolism occurs mainly in the ___________
  • 14. 
    Orally administered drugs are absorbed and distributed by plasma and
    • A. 

      Gut

    • B. 

      Skin

    • C. 

      Muscle

    • D. 

      Liver

    • E. 

      Kidney

  • 15. 
    Parenteral administration involves:
    • A. 

      Substance applied directly to where action is required

    • B. 

      Substance absorbed via digestive tract.

    • C. 

      Any route other than the two described above

    • D. 

      Creams, gels, sprays

    • E. 

      Tablets, capsules, syrups

  • 16. 
    Parenteral administration is:
    • A. 

      Best in emergency situations as IV is most reliable / quickest

    • B. 

      Best for chronic complaints

    • C. 

      Most convenient: no punctures / sterile procedures required.

    • D. 

      Usually applied to mucosal / epithelial membrane

    • E. 

      Unreliable as drug absorption in GI tract is low / unpredictable

  • 17. 
    Percutaneously administered drugs are absorbed and distributed by plasma and
    • A. 

      Gut

    • B. 

      Skin

    • C. 

      Muscle

    • D. 

      Liver

    • E. 

      Kidney

  • 18. 
    Pharmacokinetics is concerned with the __________ of drugs within the body, and how the body affect drugs over time (all lower case)
  • 19. 
    The more bioavailable a drug, the more of it is lost / broken down during absoroption
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    The most readily absorbed form of administration is ____________administration (all lower case)
  • 21. 
    There are two phases to metabolism
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Topical administration involves:
    • A. 

      Substance applied directly to where action is required

    • B. 

      Substance absorbed via digestive tract.

    • C. 

      Any route other than the two described above

    • D. 

      Creams, gels, sprays

    • E. 

      Tablets, capsules, syrups

  • 23. 
    Topical administration is:
    • A. 

      Best in emergency situations as IV is most reliable / quickest

    • B. 

      Best for chronic complaints

    • C. 

      Most convenient: no punctures / sterile procedures required.

    • D. 

      Usually applied to mucosal / epithelial membrane

    • E. 

      Unreliable as drug absorption in GI tract is low / unpredictable

  • 24. 
    Urine and faeces are the elimination methods of which type of administered drugs
    • A. 

      ET

    • B. 

      IM

    • C. 

      Oral / Rectal

    • D. 

      Percutaneous

    • E. 

      IV

  • 25. 
    What does an inverse agonist do?
    • A. 

      Stimulates normal cell activity

    • B. 

      Binds to receptors and prevents normal action

    • C. 

      Binds to cell and reduces normal activity

    • D. 

      Does not necessarily bind to the chemical target point in a chain of events but blocks activation.

    • E. 

      Increases mycordial activity

  • 26. 
    What is the term that refers to "the proportion of a drug that reaches the circulation" (all lower case, no spaces)
  • 27. 
    Where drug effect is contained to a specific part of the body it is called __________effect (all lower case)
  • 28. 
    Where drug is distributed throught the body via vascular or lymphatic systems its is descibd as having a ___________effect. (all lower case)
  • 29. 
    If gut motility is increase, then drug absorption is:
    • A. 

      Increased

    • B. 

      Decreased

    • C. 

      Stays the same