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Pharmacology 2 MCQs with Answers

Question 1). Potassium sparing diuretic:
A Furosemide
B Triamterene
C Chlorothiazide
D Mannitol

Question 2). Increased urinary output in a congestive heart failure patient who has been started on digoxin is most likely due to:
A Increased renal perfusion
B Decreased post glomerular arteriolar tone
C Renovascular dilatation
D A direct effect on renal sodium transport

Question 3). This drug inhibits the angiotensin-converting enzyme
A Enalapril
B Captopril
C Ramipril
D All of the above

Question 4). Route of heparin administration is
A Oral
B Subcutaneous
C Intramuscular
D Sublingual

Question 5). ACTH is a single –chain polypeptide with —– amino acid.
A 49
B 139
C 39
D 29

Question 6). Examples of Uricosuric agents.
A Colchicine
B Dextrose
C Probenecid
D None

Question 7). Which statement best describes loop diuretics?
A Drugs in this category are potassium sparing
B Loop diuretics act in the ascending loop of Henle.
C Loop diuretics are used to reduce intraocular pressure
D These drugs should not be given to patients with below 30ml urine output

Question 8). Which of the following organ is a target for Prolactin?
A Adrenal cortex
B Liver
C Mammary Gland
D Thyroid

Question 9). Alteplase/Reteplase drugs used in

A Ischemic stroke
B Pulmonary embolism
C Acute myocardial infarction
D All of these

Question 10). This drug is a directly acting vasodilator:
A Clonidine
B Labetalol
C Enalapril
D Nifedipine

Question 11). Antidiabetic drugs can be used safely in renal impairment?
A Glimeperide
B Repaglinide
C Rosiglitamide
D All of these

Question 12). Which of the following drugs is fiibrinolytic?
A Streptokinase
B Ticlopidine
C Aspirin
D Warfarin

Question 13). Digitalis-induced bradycardia in the normal heart is due to
A Increased vagal tone
B Decrease in fluid load
C Peripheral vasodilation
D Decreased conduction through the AV node

Question 14). Somatostatin is secreted by
A β-cell
B γ-cell
C δ-cell
D α-cell

Question 15). Pick out the diuretic agent for hypertension treatment:
A Prazosin
B Captopril
C Losartan
D Dichlothiazide

Question 16). Angiotensin II causes rise in blood pressure by
A Direct vasoconstriction
B Increasing central sympathetic tone
C Releasing adrenaline from adrenal medulla
D All of the above

Question 17). Which of the following is not released by anterior pituitary gland?
A Prolactin
B ADH
C FSH
D TSH

Question 18). Examples of anti-Rheumatic Drugs.
A Albumin
B Colchicine
C Both
D None

Question 19). All of these drugs are antiplatelet agents EXCEPT:
A Aspirin
B Urokinase
C Ticlopidine
D Clop

Question 20). Potassium sparing diuretic:
A Furosemide
B Triamterene
C Chlorothiazide
D Mannitol

Question 21). ACTH is a single –chain polypeptide with —– amino acid.
A 49
B 139
C 39
D 29

Question 22). Aspirin is used as
A Analgesic
B Antipyretic
C Anti-inflammatory
D All of these

Question 23). Angiotensin enhances release of
A Noradrenaline
B Acetylcholine
C Both A and B
D None of these

Question 24). Bradykinins causes
A Dilation of blood vessels
B Dilation of muscles
C Contraction of blood vessels
D Contraction of muscles

Question 25). One of the following drug used as Antiplatelet
A Clopidogrel
B Atenolol
C Streptokinase
D Tocilizumab

Question 26). Estimation of amount of biological activity In unit quantity known as
A Biological equivalence
B Bioassay
C Bioactivity
D Biosynthesis

Question 27). One of the following is correct combination

A Estrogen and progesterone have androgen action
B Estrogen and progesterone have antiandrogen action
C Estrogen is androgen
D None of these

Question 28). One of the following hormone maintains pregnancy
A Progesterone
B Insulin
C ACTH
D T3

Question 29). Oxytocin do NOT have following action
A Contraction of uterus
B Formation of milk
C Decreased urine output
D Hypotension

Question 30). Quantal bioassay is
A Only minimum response
B Only maximum response
C Either maximum or no response
D Less response

Question 31). Thyroid hormones involved in
A Growth and development
B Metabolism
C Energy generation
D All of these

Question 32). Rosiglitazone acts on
A Insulin receptors
B PPAR receptors
C Alpha receptors
D M1 receptors

Question 33). Following are principal corticoids
A Hydrocortisone
B Aldosterone
C Both A and B
D None of these

Question 34). Calcium supplements used in
A Osteopoiesis
B Osteogenesis
C Osteoporosis
D None of these

Question 35). Antagonistic action of Calcitonin is by
A Parathormone
B Estrogen
C Progesterone
D T3

Question 36). Triple response is because of

A Serotonin
B Histamine
C Substance P
D Cytokines

Question 37). Choice of drug in motion sickness is
A Promethazine
B Chlorpromazine
C Ceterizine
D None of these

Question 38). Serotonin antagonist used as antiemetic is
A Granisetron
B Ranitidine
C Clozapine
D Risperidone

Question 39). Aspirin at lower doses used as
A Analgesic
B Antipyreic
C Antiplatelet
D Antidiuretic

Question 40). treatment of Aceclofenac is used in
A Bursitis
B Toothache
C Spondylitis
D All of these

Question 41). Which drugs used in treatment of rheumatoid arthritis
A Immunostimulants
B Imunosuppressants
C Both A and B
D None of these

Question 42). Allopurinol is used in treatment of
A Rheumatoid arthritis
B Arthritis
C Gout
D Osteoarthritis

Question 43). Aspirin is contraindicated in
A Peptic ulcers
B Pain
C Fever
D Pregnancy

Question 44). One of the following is Pyrrolo-Pyrrole derivative
A Aceclofenac
B Piroxicam
C Ketorolac
D Tenoxicam

Question 45). Hyperuricemia is observed in

A Rheumatoid arthritis
B Arthritis
C Gout
D Osteoarthritis

Question 46). Gold compounds used in treatment of
A Rheumatoid arthritis
B Arthritis
C Gout
D Osteoarthritis

Question 47). Endocrine glands directly release their product into
A Ducts
B Fluids Just outside the cell
C The Blood stream
D Connective tissue

Question 48). Lipoprotein is:
A A conjugated protein having a lipid component; the principal means for
transporting lipids in the blood
B Any of various fat-soluble or water-soluble organic substances essential in minute amounts for normal growth and activity of the body and obtained naturally from plant and animal foods
C Product of endocrine gland secretion
D Mediators of inflammatory process

Question 49). The endocrine system coordinates body activities and maintain
homeostasis through
A Electrical impulses
B Neurological Impulses
C Adrenaline
D Chemical Messenger

Question 50). Angiotensin II receptor antagonist:
A Losartan
B Hydralazine
C Captopril
D Hydralazine

Question 51). All of the following physiologic reactions are involved in the control of bleeding EXCEPT:
A Platelet adhesion reaction
B Platelet release reaction
C Activation of the antifibrinolytic system
D Triggering of the coagulation process

Question 52). Prolonged testosterone therapy can causes
A Atropy of interstitial cells of testes
B Hypertrophy of interstitial cells of teses
C Hpertrophy of seminiferous tubules of testes
D Both A &C are correcct

Question 53). The primary indication of tamoxiphen citrate is

A Female infertility
B Endometrial carcinoma
C Carcinoma breast
D Endometriosis

Question 54). Which of the following hormone is produced by thyroid gland?
A Thyrotropine releasing hormone
B Triiodothyronine
C Thyroid stimulating hormone
D Thyroglobulin

Question 55). The preferred route of administration of streptokinase in acute myocardial infarction is
A Intravenous
B Intracoronary
C Subcutaneous
D Intracardiac

Question 56). Which of the following is the orally effective?
A TSH
B FSH
C Thyroxine
D Insulin

Question 57). Antiarrhythmic drugs cause ringing of ear
A Mexiletine
B Quinidine
C Lidocaine
D None of these

Question 58). Which of the following hormone is produced by a pituitary gland in both males and females but functional only in a female?
A Relaxin
B Prolactin
C Vasopressin
D Somatotrophic hormones

Question 59). Pick out the drug belonging to anticoagulants of direct action:
A Aspirin
B Heparin
C Dicumarol
D Phenprocoumon

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Question 60). Examples of anti-Rheumatic Drugs.
A Albumin
B Colchicine
C Both
D None

Question 61). Hematinics are used in treatment of
A Anaemia
B Menorrhagia
C Acute blood loss

D All of these

Question 62). All of these drugs are antiplatelet agents EXCEPT:
A Aspirin
B Urokinase
C Ticlopidine
D Clop

Question 63). Following is NOT selective β blocker
A Atenolol
B Esmolol
C Pindolol
D Metoprolol

Question 64). Frusemide inhibits
A Na-K-2Cl symporter
B K-Cl Symporter
C Na-K-2Cl antiporter
D Na-Cl symporter

Question 65). Heparin is contraindicated in
A Thrombocytopenia
B Osteoporosis
C Bleeding disorders
D Uricaria

Question 66). Testosterone has main role in mainly
A Sex organs
B Skeleton and skeletal muscles
C Erythropoiesis
D All of these

Question 67). Estrogen is synthesized by
A Ovary
B Placenta
C Both A and B
D None of these

Question 68). Drug used as oral contraceptive is
A Progesterone
B Estrogen
C Both A and B
D Testosterone

Question 69). Minipills includes
A Progestin + Estrogen
B Progestin only
C Estrogen only
D Testosterone only

Question 70). Insulin mainly causes uptake of
A Carbohydrates
B Proteins
C Fats

D All of these

Question 71). Parathormone is responsible for absorption of
A Sodium
B Chlorine
C Magnesium
D Calcium

Question 72). Calcium level in body is regulated by
A Parathormone
B Calcitonin
C Vitamin D
D All of these

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