Pharmacology - 2
1. Anaphylactic shock or IgE-mediated
hypersensitivity reactions are:
A. Type I reactions
B. Type II reactions.
C. Type III reactions.
D. Type IV reactions.
2. Among the listed drugs, which has the
shortest biological half-life;
3. Which of the following listed drug has
the longest biological half-life;
4. When a drug is given at a constant
rate, the generally accepted time to reach steady state
A. 1 plasma half-life
B. 2 plasma half-life
C. 3 plasma half-life
D. 5 plasma half-life
5. Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase
(G6PD) activity is important to the integrity of the:
A. red blood cells
B. white blood cells
D. mast cells
6. Drugs that carry a possible risk of
hemolysis in some G6PD deficient individuals include:
D. all of the above
7. Asthmatic attacks can be precipitated
B. digitalis glycosides
C. beta-adrenoceptor blockers.
D. aminoglycoside antibiotics.
8. Lithium toxicity may result when:
A. a thiazide diuretic is co-administered.
B. there is sodium depletion.
C. there is dehydration
D. in all of the above situations.
9. A type A adverse reaction is also
A. Augmented reactions
B. Bizarre reactions
C. Chronic reactions
D. Delayed effects
10. Type II allergic/hypersensitivity
reactions are also called:
A. immediate or anaphylactic type.
B. antibody-dependent cytotoxic type.
C. immune complex-mediated type.
D. lymphocyte-mediated type.
11. Zero-order kinetics refers to:
A. The rates at which absorption,
distribution, metabolism and excretion of a drug
occur are directly proportional to its concentration
in the body.
B. Processes by which a constant
amount of drug is transported/ metabolized in unit
time irrespective of its concentration in the body.
C. The time in which the biological
effect of a drug declines by one half.
D. Presystemic elimination of the
12. Salivation, lacrimation, abdominal
cramps, urinary and fecal incontinence, vomiting,
sweating, miosis and muscle fasciculation are
A. Antimuscarinic syndromes
B. Cholinergic (muscarinic) syndromes
C. Sympathomimetic syndromes
D. None of the above .
13. Which is a gram negative bacteria:
A. Staphylococcus aureus
B. Streptococcus pyogenes
C. Streptococcus pneumoniae
D. Neisseria gonorrhoeae
14. Which is an anerobic bacteria:
A. Haemophilus influenzae
B. Neisseria meningitidis
C. Clostridium perfringens
D. Streptococcus pneumoniae
15. Ziehl-Neelsen staining is used to
A. methicillinresistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
B. acid-fast tubercle bacilli infection.
C. Neisseria meningitidis infection.
D. Clostridium perfringens infection.
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