Gastrointestinal Practice Questions

1. Which of the following is not a specific element of duodenal ulcers?
  1. Primarily affects males 
  2. Occasional malignancy 
  3. Can lead to weight gain 
  4. Affects people over 65
2. Which of the following is not a specific element of Hepatitis C?
  1. Vaccine available 
  2. May be transmitted with sexual contact 
  3. Inflammation of the liver 
  4. Lifetime carrier
3. Which of the following Vitamins is not stored in the Liver?
  1. Vitamin A 
  2. Vitamin B 
  3. Vitamin C 
  4. Vitamin D
4. Which of the following is not a contributor to a condition of ascites?
  1. Elevated levels of aldosterone 
  2. Hypertension 
  3. Low levels of albumin 
  4. Elevated levels of angiotension I
5. Which of the following drugs is a histamine blocker and reduces levels of gastric acid?
  1. Omeprazole (Prilosec) 
  2. Metoclopramide (Reglan) 
  3. Cimetidine (Tagamet) 
  4. Magnesium Hydroxide (Maalox)
6. Which of the following drugs is an antacid?
  1. Omeprazole (Prilosec) 
  2. Metoclopramide (Reglan) 
  3. Cimetidine (Tagamet) 
  4. Magnesium Hydroxide (Maalox)
7. Which of the following drugs is a dopamine antagonist?
  1. Omeprazole (Prilosec) 
  2. Metoclopramide (Reglan) 
  3. Cimetidine (Tagamet) 
  4. Magnesium Hydroxide (Maalox)
8. Another name for the Whipple procedure is a ________.
  1. Cholangiopancreatography 
  2. Pancreatoduodenectomy 
  3. Cholangiogram 
  4. Cholecystogram
9. Which of the following microorganisms has been linked to Parotitis?
  1. Staphylococcus aureus 
  2. Schistosoma 
  3. Wucheria bancrofti 
  4. Trypanosoma cruzi
10. What type of cell releases somatostatin?
  1. b cells 
  2. a cells 
  3. plasma cells 
  4. D cells
11. What type of cell releases glucagon?
  1. b cells 
  2. a cells 
  3. plasma cells 
  4. D cells
12. What type of cell releases insulin?
  1. b cells 
  2. a cells 
  3. plasma cells 
  4. D cells
13. Another name for the (Billroth II) procedure is a ________.
  1. Gastrojejunostomy 
  2. Gastroduodenostomy 
  3. Cholangiogram 
  4. Cholecystogram
14. Another name for the (Billroth I) procedure is a ________.
  1. Gastrojejunostomy 
  2. Gastroduodenostomy 
  3. Cholangiogram 
  4. Cholecystogram
15. Which of the following arteries supplies blood primarily to the Midgut?
  1. IMA 
  2. Celiac 
  3. SMA 
  4. Axillary
16. Which of the following is not considered a right of medication?
  1. Dose 
  2. Time 
  3. Route 
  4. Limit
17. Another name for the Myenteric plexus is the ________.
  1. Submucosal plexus 
  2. Branchial plexus 
  3. Auerbach’s plexus 
  4. Lumbar plexus
18. Which of the following enzyme breaks down starches to maltose.
  1. Amylase 
  2. Lipase 
  3. Trypsinogen 
  4. Pepsin
19. Which of the following is not considered an H2 blocker?
  1. Ranitidine (Zantac) 
  2. Famotidine (Pepcid) 
  3. Cimetidine (Tagament) 
  4. Sucralfate (Carafate)
20. Which of the following drugs aids in gastric emptying?
  1. Cisapride (Propulsid) 
  2. Ranitidine (Zantac) 
  3. Famotidine (Pepcid) 
  4. Tranylcypromine sulfate (Parnate)
Answer Key 

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


by Enoch Morrison | Last Updated: October 26, 2018