Action Of Antimicrobial Drugs

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Antimicrobial Quizzes & Trivia

Microbial infections are very common and thus it is very important for a medical practitioner to ensure they know the difference between them and when they should be prescribed to a patient. Take up the quiz below and see if you are well equipped to write the prescriptions. Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Penicillin does what?
    • A. 

      Injures plasma membrane

    • B. 

      Inhibits synthesis of enzymes

    • C. 

      Inhibits cell wall synthesis

  • 2. 
    Polymyxin does what?
    • A. 

      Inhibition of transcription of nucleic acids

    • B. 

      Injures plasma membrane

    • C. 

      Inhibits protein synthesis

  • 3. 
    Quinolones does what?
    • A. 

      Inhibits protein synthesis

    • B. 

      Inhibits nucleic acid replication and transcription

    • C. 

      Inhibits synthesis of essential metabolites

  • 4. 
    Sulfanilamide does what?
    • A. 

      Inhibits synthesis of essential metabolites

    • B. 

      Inhibition of cell wall synthesis

    • C. 

      Inhibition of nucleic acid replication

  • 5. 
    Erythromycin does what?
    • A. 

      Inhibition of nucleic acid replication

    • B. 

      Inhibits protein synthesis

    • C. 

      Inhibits synthesis of essential metabolites

  • 6. 
    Trimethoprim does what?
    • A. 

      Inhibition of cell wall synthesis

    • B. 

      Injury to plasma membrane

    • C. 

      Inhibition of synthesis of essential metabolites

  • 7. 
    Cephalosporins do what?
    • A. 

      Inhibits nucleic acid replication and transcription

    • B. 

      Inhibition of cell wall synthesis

    • C. 

      Inhibits protein synthesis

  • 8. 
    Bacitracin does what?
    • A. 

      Inhibits protein synthesis

    • B. 

      Inhibition of synthesis of essential metabolites

    • C. 

      Inhibits cell wall synthesis

  • 9. 
    Chloramphenicol does what?
    • A. 

      Inhibits protein synthesis

    • B. 

      Inhibition of nucleic acid replication and transcription

    • C. 

      Inhibits synthesis of essential metabolites

  • 10. 
    Streptomycin does what?
    • A. 

      Injury to plasma wall

    • B. 

      Inhibits protein synthesis

    • C. 

      Inhibits cell wall synthesis

  • 11. 
    Rifampin does what?
    • A. 

      Inhibits cell wall synthesis

    • B. 

      Inhibits nucleic acid replication and transcription

    • C. 

      Inhibits synthesis of essential metabolites

  • 12. 
    Vancomycin does what?
    • A. 

      Inhibits cell wall synthesis

    • B. 

      Injury to plasma wall

    • C. 

      Inhibits protein synthesis

  • 13. 
    Tetracyclines does what?
    • A. 

      Inhibits cell wall synthesis

    • B. 

      Inhibits nucleic acid replication and transcription

    • C. 

      Inhibits protein synthesis