Pharmacology MCQS 1

Q1. All the following are the actions of acetylcholine except

1-Increase in heart rate
2-Dilatation of pupil
3-Contraction of detrusor muscle
4-Increased salivation

Q2. Which of the following is not a cholinergic drug
1-Scopolamine
2-Muscarine
3-Pilocarpine
4-Bethenacol

Q3. The atropine derivative used in the treatment of bronchial asthma is
1-Homatropine
2-Oxybutynin
3-Pirenzepine
4-Ipratropium

Q4. Which of the following statements is not true regarding neostigmine
1-It is a reversible anticholinesterase
2-It crosses the blood brain barrier
3-It is used to treat myasthenia gravis
4-It should not be used in organophosphorus poisoning

Q5. The tetracycline antibiotic that does not require dose reduction in renal failure is
1-Doxycycline
2-Demeclocycline
3-Minocycline
4-Oxytetracycline

Q6. Which among the following organisms is not inhibited by tetracyclines?
1-Clostridia
2-Actinomyces
3-Campylobacter jejuni
4-Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Q7. All the following are indications for use of metronidazole except
1-Pseudomembranous colitis
2-Ulcerative gingivitis
3-Streptococcal pneumonia
4-H. pylori eradication

Q8. The aminoglycoside with broadest spectrum of action is
1-Streptomycin
2-Amikacin
3-Gentamicin
4-Neomycin

Q9. Which of the following aminoglycoside is not used topically?
1-Gentamicin
2-Framycetin
3-Streptomycin
4-Neomycin

Q10. The common feature of aminoglycoside antibiotics is
1-Time dependent bactericidal action
2-More active in acidic pH
3-Good oral absorption
4-Postantibiotic effect

Q11. The advantage of clopidogrel over ticlopidine as an antiplatelet agent is
1-Better efficacy
2-Better potency
3-Longer duration of action
4-Lesser incidence of neutropenia

Q12. The target INR to be maintained in a patient on warfarin therapy is
1- 0.5-1
2- 2-3
3- 5-7
5- 10-12

Q13. Which of the following is used to treat acute gastrointestinal bleeding due to warfarin overdosage
1-Fresh blood transfusion
2-Vitamin K1
3-Tranexamic acid
4-Eptifibatide

Q14. The indication for use of phytonadione is
1-Postpartum hemorrhage
2-Total parenteral nutrition
3-Thrombolytic overdosage
4-Hemophilia

Q15. Which among the following drugs would be preferred for prophylaxis of stroke in a patient with transient ischemic attacks
1-Abciximab
2-Warfarin
3-Enoxaparin
4-Clopidogrel

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