The ANS & the Respiratory System - BM5 RCR1


1. When circulating adrenaline comes into contact with beta adrenoceptors on the bronchial smooth muscle, what action does this cause?

  • Explosion
  • Contraction
  • Relaxation
  • Pulsation
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2. Which type of drug mimics the effects of adrenaline on bronchial smooth muscle, hence causing relaxation?

  • Alpha Antagonists
  • Beta Agonists
  • Alpha Agonists
  • Beta Antagonists

3. Which nerve fibres predominantly innervate blood vessels?

  • Smooth
  • Sympathetic
  • Parasympathetic
  • Skeletal

4. What is status asthmaticus?

  • A mild episode of wheezing
  • An acute severe asthma attack
  • The ID card that all ashmatics should carry
  • The act of being an asthmatic

5. Noradrenalin is a potent stimulus for which type of receptor?

  • Alpha
  • Nicotinic
  • Beta
  • Muscarinic


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