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Drugs Acting on Respiratory and Gastrointestinal System MCQs with anwers

Acting on Respiratory and Gastrointestinal System

B.Pharmacy- 6th Semester (New PCI Syllabus)

Subject:- pharmacology


1. The inflammation in bronchial asthma is initiated by
(A)Mast cell in lungs
(B) Parietal cell
(C) Goblet cell
(D)Both A and C

2. Omalizumab is an example of
(A)Drug which neutralize IgE
(B) Mast cell stabilizer
(C) Antihistaminic
(D)Agonist of dilator neurotransmitter

3. Which of the following is correct regarding the salbutamol
(A)Highly selective Beta2 Agonist
(B) Potent Sympathomimetic drugs
(C) Dilate bronchia effectively
(D)All of the above are correct

4. Expectorant are also known as
(B) Demulcent
(C) Antitussive
(D)All of the above

5. Asthma is characterized by
(B) Excessive mucus production
(C) Broncho dilation
(D)Both A and B

6. Mucus is secreted by
(A)Parietal cell
(B) Goblet cell
(C) Lymphatic cell
(D) All of the above

7. Agent which provide soothing effect in throat is called
(B) Expectorant
(C) Mucokinetic

8. Mechanism of action for nasal decongestant is
(A)Alfa antagonist
(B) Alfa Agonist
(C) Beta antagonist
(D)Beta Agonist

9. Respiratory stimulant are also known as
(B) Tranquilizers
(C) Demulcent

10. Sucralfate is example of
(A)Gastric acid secretion inhibitors
(B) (B) Antacid
(C) Ulcer protective
(D) Anti H.Pylori

11. Which of these is milder in action
(B) Purgative athartics

(D)All of the above

12. Which of the following is example of systemic antacids
(A)Sodium Bicarbonate
(B) Sodium Citrate
(C) Magnesium hydroxide
(D)Both A and B

13. Which of the following is true about H.Pyrori
(A)It’s a gram negative bacteria
(B) It’s a gram positive bacteria
(C) It may cause urease activity
(D)All of the above except B

14. Fast acting magnesium hydroxide and slow acting aluminium hydroxide are combined together for which of the following reason
(A)To get a sustained effect
(B) As magnesium hydroxide are laxative in nature
(C) As aluminium hydroxide may produce constipation
(D)Al of the above are correct

15. Sucralfate is having
(A)Negative charge
(B) Positive charge
(C) It has no charge. It is neutral in nature
(D)None of the above is correct related to its charge

16. Ispaghula is an example of (Most specific answer)
(A)Bulk purgative/laxative
(B) Stool softer
(C) Stimulant purgative
(D)Osmotic purgative

17. Carminative are
(A)Agent which propel the gas from rectal route
(B) Which provide relief from gas formation in stomach
(C) They provide feeling of ease in GIT
(D)All of the above

18. What is the percentage (%) of alcohol which may be used as appetite stimulant
(A)20 %
(B) 30%
(C) 10%
(D)About 45%

19. Apomorphine act as
(A)Dopaminergic agonist at CTZ
(B) Dopaminergic antagonist at CTZ
(C) Emetic agent
(D)Both A and C

20. Emetic drugs are contraindicated in which conditions
(A)Corrosive poisoning
(B) CNS stimulants
(C) Kerosene poisoning
(D)All of the above

21. Prokinetics are
(A)Which promote gastrointestinal transit
(B) Which promote gastrointestinal speed
(C) Which enhance gastric emptying
(D)All of the above

22. Probiotics are
(A)Live culture or lyophilized powered of good bacterial flora
(B) Dead micro flora
(C) Increase gastric motility
(D)Affect the production of antibiotics

23. Ondansetron is an important example of
(A)5-HT3 Antagonist
(B) 5-HT3 Agonist
(C) 5-HT3 is not related with Ondansetron
(D)It’s a Prokinetics drugs

24. Which of the following may be used as Digestant
(B) Papain
(C) Pancretin
(D)All of the above

25. Which of the following is US-FDA approved regimen for anti H.Pylori
(A)Lansoprazole 30 mg + Amoxicillin 1000mg + Clarithromycin 500 mg twice daily
for 2 weeks
(B) Lansoprazole 500 mg + Amoxicillin 50mg + Clarithromycin 500 mg twice daily
for 2 weeks
(C) Lansoprazole 30 mg + Amoxicillin 1000mg + Clarithromycin 500 mg twice daily
for 10 weeks
(D)Lansoprazole 30 mg + Amoxicillin 1000mg twice daily for 2 weeks


  1. A
  2. A
  3. D
  4. A
  5. D
  6. B
  7. A
  8. B
  9. A
  10. C
  11. A
  12. D
  13. D
  14. D
  15. A
  16. A
  17. D
  18. C
  19. A
  20. D
  21. D
  22. A
  23. A
  24. D
  25. A