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Pharmacology; Free Online Mock Test 131 (PGI Pattern)

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Pharmacology

Multiple Choice Test



1) Esmolol:

Choose 3 of the following options.
   1. Is metabolised by plasma pseudocholinesterase.
   2. Has an elimination half-life of about 10 minutes.
   3. Rarely causes hypotension.
   4. Is a cardio-selective beta blocker.
   5. Is an ultra short-acting intravenous cardioselective beta-blocker





2) The use of sodium nitroprusside is relatively contraindicated in a patient with:

Choose 3 of the following options.
   1. Tobacco Amblyopia.
   2. Protein - Calorie Malnutrition (PCM).
   3. Leber's Optic Atrophy.
   4. Uncomplicated type I diabetes mellitus.
   5. Diabetes Insipidus



3) Clonidine:

Choose 2 of the following options.
   1. Increases the minimal alveolar concentration of volatile agents.
   2. Is an alpha 1 adrenoceptor agonist.
   3. Is contraindicated via the epidural route.
   4. Reduces plasma catecholamine levels.
   5. Is an alpha 2 agonist



4) Which of the following compounds is NOT a precursor of adrenaline?

One answer only.
   A. Tyrosine.
   B. Phenylalanine
   C. Dopamine.
   D. Phenylephrine.
   E. Noradrenaline.



5) Which statement is INCORRECT with regard to hydralazine?

One answer only.
   A. It is partly metabolised by acetylation.
   B. It is partly metabolised by plasma cholinesterase.
   C. It can cause a lupus-like syndrome.
   D. It stimulates the baroreceptor reflex.
   E. It is a direct-acting arteriolar vasodilator.



6) Which of the following drugs possess anti-platelet activity?

Choose 4 of the following options.
   1. Sevoflurane.
   2. Abciximab.
   3. Hydroxy Ethyl Starch (Hetastarch).
   4. Clopidogrel.
   5. Abciximaf



7) The plasma half-life of protamine is approximately:

One answer only.
   A. 10 minutes.
   B. 30 minutes.
   C. 1 hour.
   D. 2 hours.
   E. 4 hours.



8) The effects of cannabis include:

Choose 3 of the following options.
   1. Anti-emesis.
   2. A reduction in intra-ocular pressure.
   3. Bronchodilatation.
   4. Hypertension.
   5. Anti-motility



9) Clopidogrel:

Choose 3 of the following options.
   1. May prolong the bleeding time for at least a week.
   2. Is metabolised to a more active metabolite.
   3. May cause thrombocytopenia.
   4. Is a reversible platelet ADP receptor antagonist.
   5. Is a thienopyridine platelet antagonist



10) Protamine administered after termination of cardio-pulmonary bypass may cause:

Choose 4 of the following options.
   1. An anaphylactic reaction.
   2. Intense pulmonary vasoconstriction.
   3. Histamine release.
   4. Profound myocardial depression.
   5. Transient systemic hypotension



11) Dexmedetomidine:

Choose 3 of the following options.
   1. Is an alpha2-adrenoreceptor antagonist.
   2. Has analgesic properties.
   3. Has an elimination phase half-life of about 6 minutes.
   4. Has a tendency to cause bradycardia.
   5. Causes sedation and anxiolysis


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