Pharmacology Introduction

Becca Shaw
Quiz by Becca Shaw, updated more than 1 year ago
Becca Shaw
Created by Becca Shaw over 6 years ago
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University Physiology and Pharmacology Quiz on Pharmacology Introduction, created by Becca Shaw on 05/07/2015.

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Question 1

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What is Pharmacology?
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  • Study of organic chemistry within the body
  • Study of the effects of the body system on drugs
  • Study of the action of drugs on the body
  • Study of the environment in the body in which drugs act

Question 2

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A medicine is a drug contained in a suitable formula (e.g. capsules, injection etc.) True or false?
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  • True
  • False

Question 3

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A medicine containing only very small amounts of drug cannot have a profound effect on the body. True or false?
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  • True
  • False

Question 4

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From which tree does Aspirin come from?
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  • Yew
  • Oak
  • Willow
  • Birch

Question 5

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What is Quinine used as?
Answer
  • An antimalarial
  • An antibiotic
  • A painkiller
  • An anti-inflammatory

Question 6

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From which natural product does Quinine come from?
Answer
  • Belladonna
  • Foxglove
  • Lupin
  • Chinchona

Question 7

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What is the drug Morphine used as?
Answer
  • An anti-viral
  • An analgesic
  • An antibiotic
  • An antidepressant

Question 8

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Where does the drug Morphine come from?
Answer
  • Poppy
  • Willow
  • Lupin
  • Foxglove

Question 9

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What is the drug Atropine used as?
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  • A painkiller
  • An antibiotic
  • A resuscitant
  • An anti-viral

Question 10

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Where does the drug Atropine come from?
Answer
  • Foxglove
  • Yew tree
  • Oak tree
  • Belladonna

Question 11

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What is the drug Digitalis used to treat?
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  • Heart failure
  • Nerve damage
  • Liver damage
  • Kidney failure

Question 12

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Where does the drug Digitalis come from?
Answer
  • Yew tree
  • Poppy
  • Foxglove
  • Belladonna

Question 13

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Which of the following drugs is used as a local anaesthetic?
Answer
  • Quinine
  • Cocaine
  • Atropine
  • Nicotine

Question 14

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Where does the drug Cocaine come from?
Answer
  • Poppy
  • Belladona
  • Lupin
  • Coca

Question 15

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What is the drug Paclitaxel used as?
Answer
  • An antibiotic
  • An anti-cancer drug
  • An antimalarial
  • An analgesic

Question 16

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Where does the drug Paclitaxel come from?
Answer
  • Willow tree
  • Poppy
  • Yew tree
  • Chinchona

Question 17

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What is the drug Premarin used to treat?
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  • Cancer
  • Bacterial infection
  • Menopause
  • Heart failure

Question 18

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Where does the drug Premarin come from?
Answer
  • Oak tree sap
  • Pregnant mare's urine
  • Pig fat
  • Mouse DNA

Question 19

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What is the correct order of the following drugs based on their discovery (from earliest to most recent)
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  • Aspirin, anticancers, beta-blockers, antivirals
  • Aspirin, antivirals, beta-blockers, anticancers
  • Aspirin, beta-blockers, antivirals, anticancers
  • Aspirin, beta-blockers, anticancers, antivirals

Question 20

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Drug targets include...
Answer
  • Enymes
  • DNA
  • Ion channels
  • Receptors

Question 21

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Established targets are physiological. True or false?
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  • True
  • False

Question 22

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Novel targets are molecular or genomic. True or false?
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 23

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Molecular recognition involves what?
Answer
  • Specific DNA sequences
  • Specific amino acids in the target molecule
  • Reversible bonds (i.e Van der Waals, ionic, hydrophobic interactions, hydrogen)
  • Amplification of cell signalling

Question 24

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Molecular response usually involves irreversible changes to the drug target. True or false?
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  • True
  • False

Question 25

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Enzyme inhibition may be complete or partial. True or false?
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 26

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Which of the following is true regarding molecular response in receptors?
Answer
  • Agonistic drugs causes molecular response
  • Agonistic drug causes inhibition, inactivating the receptor
  • Antagonistic drugs blocks molecular response via inhibition of receptor
  • Antagonistic drugs stimulate molecular response in receptors

Question 27

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Host cells may be modified to inhibit or enhance function. True or false?
Answer
  • True
  • False
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