Medical Quiz

Pharmacology Quiz


T/F Over-the-counter drugs are approved for human use only by the FDA



A can of soda has 12oz in it. Therefore, it would have ____ mL.

A. 240

B. 120

C. 480

D. 360

What is considered a required special storage condition?

A. high-volume storage

B. shelving

C. bulky item area

D. refrigerator

Over the counter means we can buy medication without the prescription.



Iron can be found on the following, except:

A. intestinal mucosa

B. none of the above

C. liver

D. spleen

E. bone

Which mechanism of action is descriptive of SSRIs?

A. Potentiation of norepinephrine and serotonin activity by blocking their reuptake

B. Increasing concentrations of serotonin, norepinephrine, and dopamine by monamine oxidase enzymes inhibition

C. Selective blockade of serotonin reabsorption

D. Dopamine receptor blockade

A technician receives a prescription for Amoxil 400 mg/tsp. Sig: 5 tbsp tid po x10 d. How many ml are to be taken per dose?

A. 25 ml

B. 50 ml

C. 75 ml

D. 100 ml

Acute or angle-closure glaucoma is considered a medical emergency.



What antidote should be considered or kept on hand to treat opioid overdose in a patient who exhibits signs of respiratory arrest?

A. Flumazenil

B. Administer oxygen

C. The opioid antagonist (Narcan or naloxone)

D. Vitamin K

Which of the following categories of medications treats eye swelling?

A. Mydriatics

B. Anti-inflammatory agents

C. Anti-glaucoma agents

D. Anti-infectives

1 Liter = ____ mL.

A. 100

B. 1000

C. 10

D. 1

Controlled substances must

A. Be kept in a locked cabinet or safe

B. Have order receipts, uses, and theft recorded

C. Be ordered by veterinarians who register triennially with the DEA

D. All of the above are true

T/F Prescription drugs are limited to use by or under the supervision of a veterinarian or physician



T/F All drugs are used to treat sick animals



Type of anemia due to Vit. B12 deficiency

A. Hemachromatosis

B. Microcytic-hypochromic anemia

C. Megaloblastic anemia

D. Pernicious anemia

T/F The majority of veterinary drugs in use during the early 1900s were found naturally in plants



The …………………………………. is particularly severe, and may include psychosis!

A. abuse

B. administer

C. withdrawal

D. overdose

The margin of safety is another name for the

A. effective dose

B. lethal dose

C. safety parameter

D. therapeutic index

How many milliliters are in one ounce?

A. 5 ml

B. 15 ml

C. 30 ml

D. 10 ml

A myeloid growth factor produced in bacterial expression system.

A. G-CSF (Filgrastim)

B. GM-CSF (Sargramostim)

C. I don’t know

D. None of the above

Barbiturates and benzodiazepines are anticonvulsant drugs used in the treatment of epilepsy. They both bind to distinct site if the same receptor complex and differentially influence the opening and closing of chloride ion pore. What main characteristic differs the mechanism of action?

A. Barbiturates increase the duration of chloride channel opening.Benzodiazepines increase the frequency of opening.

B. Barbiturates prevent the removal of GABA from the synaptic cleft by blockade of GABA transport and Benzodiazepines are irreversible inhibitors of the mitochondrial enzyme GABA.

C. Barbiturates increase the GABAa receptors and benzodiazepines increases GABAb receptors.

D. Barbiturates increase the frequency of opening.Benzodiazepines increase the duration of chloride channel opening.

Toxic effect of Myeloid Growth Factor

A. kidney failure

B. spleenic rupture

C. sickle cell anemia

D. none of the above

Long-term physiological effects of alcohol use include __________.

A. Excitement, sedations, and anesthesia

B. stupor, cerebral edema, and depressed respiration

C. decreased control over judgment, memory, and other intellectual and emotional functioning

D. liver damage, pancreatitis, esophageal varices, gastritis, ulceration, cardiomyopathy, and hemorrhage

Which of the following quantities will fill a 16 ounce container the most without causing any overflow?

A. 600 ml

B. 465 ml

C. 485 ml

D. 400 ml

The pharmacy receives the following prescription:

Levofloxacin 0.5% solution

#1 bottle

Sig: 2 gtts OD q2h while awake on days 1-2 then 2 gtts OD q4h while awake on days 3-7

Where is the patient instructed to use the medication?

A. Left eye

B. Left ear

C. Right eye

D. Right ear


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