Pharmacology Quiz Question & Answers

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Question 1
Sulphonamide with minimum risk of crystalluria is,
A
Sulphamethoxazole
B
Sulphadiazine
C
Sulfisoxazole
D
Sulfadoxine
Question 2
Which of the following is the drug of choice for surgical chemoprophylaxis?
A
Ceftriaxone
B
Cefuroxime
C
Cefaclor
D
Cefazolin
Question 3
Antiretroviral drug not active against hepatitis B virus?
A
Lamivudine
B
Emtricitabine
C
Zidovudine
D
Tenofovir
Question 4
According to Drugs And Cosmetic Rule, 2001, Schedule "G" deals with:
A
Generic drugs
B
Drugs must be sold by retail, only when prescribed by a registered medical practitioner.
C
Drugs to be labeled with words "Caution: It is dangerous to take this preparation except under medical supervision"
D
Deals with good manufacturing practices
Question 5
Which of the following azole derivative is active against mucormycosis?
A
Fluconazole
B
Posaconazole
C
Voriconazole
D
Itraconazole
Question 6
Flumazenil can reverse the respiratory depression caused by which of the following?
A
Fentanyl
B
Ketamine
C
Midazolam
D
Propofol
Question 7
Disulfiram like reaction with alcohol has been seen with,
A
Ceftrixone
B
Cefoperazone
C
Ceftazidime
D
Cefotaxime
Question 8
Which of the following drug can be used to treat Travellers' Diarrhea?
A
Omeprazole
B
Loperamide
C
Famotidine
D
Lorazepam
Question 9
Teratogenicity caused by thalidomide is which type of ADR?
A
Type B
B
Type F
C
Type D
D
Type E
Question 10
All are cholinergic agents except:
A
Galantamine
B
Donepezil
C
Tacrine
D
Mementine
Question 11
Digoxin toxicity increased by:
A
Hyperkalemia
B
Hypokalemia
C
Hypocalcemia
D
Hypermagnesemia
Question 12
The major clinical use of nimodipine:
A
Hypertension
B
Angina pectoris
C
Subarachnoid haemorrhage
D
Raynaud' phenomenon
Question 13
The formula to calculate half life (t1/2) is,
A
Vd x Cl / 0.693
B
0.693 x Vd / Cl
C
0.693 x Cl / Vd
D
0.693 x Vd x Cl
Question 14
Which of the following drugs is not effective against Pseudomonas?
A
Uridopenicillin
B
Vancomycin
C
Aminoglycosides
D
Polypeptide antibiotics
Question 15
Which one of the following drugs cannot be used to treat cytotoxic drug induced vomiting?
A
Cyclizine
B
Ondansetron
C
Apripitant
D
Metoclopramide
Question 16
Which one of the following is a prokinetic agent?
A
Domperidone
B
Sucralfate
C
Cyclizine
D
Hyoscine
Question 17
Which beta lactam antibiotic can be used in patients having allergy to penicillin?
A
Doripenem
B
Aztreonam
C
Meropenem
D
Faropenem
Question 18
Which one of the following statement regarding insulin glargine is CORRECT?
A
It is primarily used to control post-prandial hyperglycemia
B
It may be administered intravenously in emergency cases
C
It is a peak less insulin
D
It should not be used in a regimen with insulin lispro or glulisine
Question 19
Which of the following is not a side effect of clozapine?
A
Seizure
B
Weight loss
C
Sialosis
D
Agranulocytosis
Question 20
"Shivering" is observed in the early part of postoperative period due to:
A
Halothane
B
Chloroform
C
Trichloroethylene
D
Ether
Question 21
All of the following adverse effects occur with glucocorticoid therapy EXCEPT,
A
Osteoporosis
B
Emotional disturbances
C
Increased risk of infection
D
Hypotension
Question 22
Which of the following beta blockers has anti oxidant activity?
A
Carvedilol
B
Betaxolol
C
Esmolol
D
Celiprolol
Question 23
Aliskiren is:
A
Endothelin antagonist
B
Recombinant Brain Natriuretic Peptide (BNP)
C
Renin antagonist
D
NO synthetase
Question 24
Drug of choice in acute paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia is:
A
Adenosine
B
Amiodarone
C
Propanolol
D
Quinidine
Question 25
Third generation cephalosporin most active against Pseudomonas aeruginosa is,
A
Ceftazidime
B
Ceftriaxone
C
Ceftizoxime
D
Cefotaxime
Question 26
The anti-thyroid drug contraindicated in pregnancy
A
Propylthiouracil
B
Radioactive iodine
C
Methimazole
D
Carbimazole
Question 27
Which one of the following is the drug of choice for severe asthma with acuteexacerbations?
A
Albuterol by aerosol
B
Ipratropium by inhaler
C
Fluticazone by aerosol + salmeterol aerosol
D
Zafirlukast orally
Question 28
Which of the following drugs can cause lipodystrophy syndrome?
A
Didanosine
B
Stavudine
C
Emtricitabine
D
Zalcitabine
Question 29
Which of the following drug is CYP-450s enzyme inducer?
A
Quinidine
B
Cyclophosphamide
C
Clopidogrel
D
Furanocoumarins
Question 30
Therapeutic levels of lithium (mEq/l) in a patient of acute mania:
A
0.4-0.8
B
0.8-1.2
C
1.2-1.6
D
1.6-2.0
Question 31
Dopamine is preferred in treatment of shock with acute tubular necrosis because of:
A
Renal vasodilator effect
B
Increase cardiac output
C
Peripheral vasoconstriction
D
Prolonged action
Question 32
A post-menopausal woman treated with raloxifene for osteoporosis has increased risk of,
A
Breast cancer
B
Endometrial cancer
C
Vein thrombosis
D
Atrophic vaginitis
Question 33
The preferred insulin to control hyperglycemia in diabetic ketoacidosis,
A
Lente insulin
B
Neutral protamine aspart
C
Regular human insulin
D
Isophane insulin
Question 34
Buprenorphine is:
A
Partial agonist at receptor
B
Partial agonist at K receptor
C
Full agonist at receptor
D
Full agonist at K receptor
Question 35
Following medications are used to treat inflammatory bowel disease EXCEPT,
A
Mesalamine
B
Cyclosporine
C
Metronidazole
D
Octreotide
Question 36
Which one of the following drug is effective in aspirin induced asthma?
A
Montelukast
B
Theophylline
C
Sodium chromoglycate
D
Omalizumab
Question 37
Which of the following statement about vigabatrin is TRUE:
A
Blocks neuronal reuptake of GABA
B
Drug of choice in absence seizures
C
Life threatening skin disorders may occur
D
Visual disturbances can occur
Question 38
Drug of choice for cytomegalovirus infection is,
A
Acyclovir
B
Penciclovir
C
Ganciclovir
D
Cidofovir
Question 39
An infant diagnosed with congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) can be effectively treated with,
A
Androgen antagonist
B
Glucocorticoid
C
Adrenocorticotropic hormone
D
Surgery of the adrenal gland
Question 40
Resistance to tetracycline is mainly due to?
A
Development of efflux pump
B
Plasmid mediated synthesis of a protection protein
C
Elaboration of tetracycline inactivating enzyme
D
Reduced affinity of the drug to the target site
Question 41
Subacute myelo optic neuropathy can be induced by,
A
Quiniodochlor
B
Diloxanide furoate
C
Paromomycin
D
Secnidazole
Question 42
Neostigmine is not able to cross blood brain barrier due to:
A
Primary structure
B
Secondary structure
C
Tertiary structure
D
Quaternary structure
Question 43
Skeletal muscle relaxant of choice in patient with renal and hepatic failure is:
A
Atracurium
B
Vecuronium
C
Rocuronium
D
Rapacuronium
Question 44
GLP-1 based agents act by the following mechanisms EXCEPT,
A
Stimulate insulin secretion
B
Decrease intestinal absorption of starch
C
Delay gastric emptying and decrease food intake
D
Inhibit glucagon release
Question 45
Aminoglycoside approved for the treatment of kala azar is,
A
Amikacin
B
Kanamycin
C
Paromomycin
D
Tobramycin
Question 46
Which of the following antibacterial drug in high dose can cause bleeding tendency?
A
Carbenicillin
B
Mezlocillin
C
Becampicilin
D
Piperacillin
Question 47
Which of the following type of cataract is induced by long term glucocorticoid therapy ?
A
Snowflake
B
Posterior sub capsular
C
Punctuate
D
Sunflower
Question 48
Which of the following drug causes livedo reticularis?
A
Oseltamivir
B
Tenofovir
C
Amantadine
D
Acyclovir
Question 49
Ritonavir is combined with lopinavir in boosted PI regimen because of,
A
CYP3A4 inhibition by ritonavir
B
Long elimination half life of ritonavir
C
Ability to counteract side effects of lopinavir
D
Pharmaceutical compatibility
Question 50
Which of the following adverse effect of levodopa is not minimized even after combining it with carbidopa?
A
Involuntary movements
B
Cardiac arrhythmia
C
On-off effect
D
Nausea and vomiting
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