Online Mock Test 148 (PGI Pattern)
Date: Tuesday, June 15 @ 00:00:00 IST
Topic: Pharmacology


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Multiple Choice Test

mediMOCK 148



1) Cimetidine

Choose 2 of the following options.
   a) lowers plasma creatinine
   b) prolongs the prothrombin time
   c) hastens gastric emptying
   d) may potentiate the action of warfarin
   e) may impair cardiac conduction





2) Acute intermittent porphyria

Choose 2 of the following options.
   a) is exacerbated by digoxin
   b) is precipitated by sulphonamides
   c) is precipitated by ethyl alcohol
   d) is treated by parenteral lignocame
   e) contra-indicates the use of thiopentone



3) The following are features of digoxin toxicity

Choose 4 of the following options.
   a) headache
   b) vomiting
   c) abdominal pain
   d) convulsions
   e) coupled beats



4) Lignocaine can cause

Choose 4 of the following options.
   a) sedation
   b) convulsions
   c) slowed A-V conduction
   d) prolongation of the cardiac action potential
   e) shortening of the refractory phase



5) Features of severe aspirin overdose include

Choose 3 of the following options.
   a) tinnitus
   b) metabolic acidosis
   c) a reduction in the platelet count
   d) haemolysis
   e) hyperventilation



6) Atropine antagonises the action of

Choose 2 of the following options.
   a) some of the effects of morphine
   b) acetylcholine at the neuromuscular junction
   c) acetylcholine at sweat glands
   d) trimetaphan at the autonomic ganglia
   e) pilocarpine on the pupil



7) Toxic effects of sodium nitroprusside

Choose 2 of the following options.
   a) are not related to dose
   b) are due to cyanide ions
   c) are due to thiocyanate
   d) are due to liver rhodanase
   e) may be treated with vitamin B12



8) Pethidine

Choose 3 of the following options.
   a) causes less miosis than morphine
   b) is metabolized to active substances with analgesic properties
   c) has a longer duration of action than morphine
   d) possesses atropine-like activity
   e) has some local anaesthetic activity



9) The following are useful in the suppression of ventricular ectopic beats

Choose 3 of the following options.
   a) digoxin
   b) amiodarone
   c) mexiletine
   d) verapamil
   e) bretylium



10) The following act directly on vascular smooth muscle by altering calcium transport

Choose 3 of the following options.
   a) nicardipine
   b) sodium nitroprusside
   c) hydralazine
   d) bendrofluazide
   c) dantrolene


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