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Antianemic and Hematopoietic Stimulating Drugs MCQs

Antianemic and Hematopoietic Stimulating Drugs MCQs Question bank

1. Which terms describe anemia as a result of blood loss or decreased erythrocyte production?
a. Microcytic and hypochromic.
b. Macrocytic and hyperchromic.
c. Normocytic and normochromic.
d. Megaloblastic and hyperchromic.

2. Which form of iron (Fe++) is most often used to treat iron deficiency anemia?
a. Ferrous sulfate.
b. Ferrous gluconate.
c. Ferrous fumarate.
d. Iron polysaccharide.

3. Which duration of iron therapy is necessary to replenish iron stores depleted by iron deficiency anemia?
a. 1 to 2 years.
b. 3 to 6 weeks.
c. 1 to 2 months.
d. 3 to 6 months.

4. Sickle cell anemia is a variation of which thalassemia?
a. β-Thalassemia.
b. Hydrops fetalis.
c. α-Thalassemia minor.
d. Hemoglobin H disease.

5. Pernicious anemia is a form of which anemia?
a. Porphyria.
b. Thalassemia.
c. Iron deficiency anemia.
d. Vitamin B12 deficiency anemia.

6. Symptoms of which anemia include photosensitivity?
a. Porphyria.
b. Thalassemia.
c. Megaloblastic anemia.
d. Vitamin B12 deficiency anemia.

7. Which hematopoietic growth factor was first to be successfully identified and cloned?
a. Erythropoietin (EPO).
b. Stem cell factor (SCF).
c. Granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF).
d. Granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor (GM-CSF).

8. Epoetin alfa is prescribed to treat high plasma erythropoietin (EPO) levels in which case?
a. Cancer chemotherapy.
b. End stage renal disease.
c. Anemia related to rheumatoid arthritis.
d. Decreased tissue response to plasma EPO.

9. Which is NOT a goal of isolating hemoglobin from erythrocytes to make an oxygen-transport compound?
a. Inactivate possible viruses.
b. Use as an emergency blood substitute.
c. Remove the antigen determinants (ABO).
d. Reduction of hemoglobin affinity for oxygen.

10. Which term describes unusual or unnatural cravings for food?
a. Pica.
b. Splenomegaly.
c. Angular cheilosis.
d. Plummer-Vinson syndrome.