The Ultimate Antibiotics Quiz

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The Ultimate Antibiotics Quiz

Antibiotics fight bacteria and can cure life-threatening infectious diseases such as pneumonia, for which there was previously no effective treatment. The improper use of antibiotic drugs means that more and more bacteria are becoming resistant to that specific kind of medication. Test your understanding of antibiotics below. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    FILL IN THE BLANKSBACILLI ARE WHAT SHAPE
  • 2. 
    FILL IN THE BLANKCOCCI ARE WHAT SHAPE
  • 3. 
    FILL IN THE BLANKSPIRILLA ARE WHAT SHAPE
  • 4. 
    TRUE OR FALSEANTIBIOTICS DOES NOT CREATE MUTATION
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    WHEN PATIENTS DEVELOPS INFECTIONS RESISTANCE TO COVENTIONAL DRUG THERAPY.THIS PHENOMENON IS CALLED:
    • A. 

      ACQUIRED RESISTANCE

    • B. 

      PLASMIDS

    • C. 

      MUTATION

  • 6. 
    BACTERIA MAY PASS THE RESISTANCE GENE TO OTHER BACTERIA BY TRANSFERRING SMALL PIECES OF CIRCULAR DNA CALLED:
    • A. 

      MUTATION

    • B. 

      PLASMIDS

    • C. 

      ACQUIRED RESISTANCE

  • 7. 
    NOSOCOMIAL INFECTIONS ARE NOT RESISTANT TO COMMON ANTIBIOTICS
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    THIS IS THE PROCESS OF ROWING ISOLATED ORGANISMS AND IDENTIFYING THE MOST EFFECTIVE ANTIBIOTIC FOR TREATMENT.THIS PROCESS IS CALLED
    • A. 

      CULTURE AND SENSITIVITY

    • B. 

      NOCOMIAL INFECTION

    • C. 

      SUPERINFECTION

  • 9. 
    THESE ARE SECONDARY INFECTIONS CAUSED BY ANTIINFECTIVE THERAPY. - OCCURS WHEN HOST FLORA ARE DESTROYED BY THE ANTIBIOTIC-HOST FLORA PREVENT GROWTH OF PATHOGENIC MICROORGANISMS
    • A. 

      ANT-INFECTIVES

    • B. 

      SUPERINFECTION

    • C. 

      CULTURE AND SENSITIVITY

  • 10. 
    THIS IS ONE OF THE OLDEST AND SAFEST GROUP OF ANTI-INFECTIVES
    • A. 

      CEPHALOSPORIN

    • B. 

      AMINOGLYCOSIDES

    • C. 

      PENICILLIN

  • 11. 
    TRUE OR FALSE:PENICCILINS ARE BACTERIOCIDALS
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    THE CHEMICAL STRUCTURE OF PCN THAT IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ITS ANTIBACTERIAL ACTIVITY
    • A. 

      AMINO GLYCOSIDE

    • B. 

      PROTEIN

    • C. 

      BETA-LACTAM RING

  • 13. 
    WHAT CLASS OF DRUGS ARE THESE?PFIZERPENAMOCILPRINCIPEN
    • A. 

      TETRACYCLINES

    • B. 

      PENICILLIN

    • C. 

      ISONICID INH

  • 14. 
    WHAT IS THE NAME OF THE ENZYME THAT ALLOWS BACTERIA TO BECOME RESISTANT TO MOST PENICILLIN?
    • A. 

      TRIGLYCERIDES

    • B. 

      BETA LACTHAM RING

    • C. 

      AMINOGLYCOSIDES

  • 15. 
    WHAT ARE SOME ADVERSE EFFECTS OF PENICILLIN?
    • A. 

      RASH, FEVER, ANAPHYLAXIS

    • B. 

      DIARRHEA, ORANGE URINE

    • C. 

      NAUSEA, VOMITTING

  • 16. 
    ALONG WITH PENICILLIN THIS LINE OF DRUGS ALSO CONTAIN A BETA-LACTAM THAT IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THEIR ANTIMICROBIAL ACTIVITY
    • A. 

      MICROLIDES

    • B. 

      CEPHALOSPORINS

    • C. 

      TETRACYCLINES

  • 17. 
    WHAT IS THE THERAPEUTIC USE OF CEPHALOSPORINS?
    • A. 

      USE TO TREAT UTI

    • B. 

      USE TO TREAT GRAM-POSITIVE INFECTIONS

    • C. 

      USE TO TREAT GRAM-NEGETIVE INFECTION

  • 18. 
    TRUE OR FALSE:CLIENTS THAT ARE ALLERGIC TO TO PENICILLIN ARE ALSO ALLERGIC TO CEPHALOSPORINS
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    CEFAZOLINS ARE WHICH GENERATION
  • 20. 
    CEFACLOR (CECLOR) ARE WHICH GENERATION
  • 21. 
    CEFOTAXIME ARE WHAT GENERATION
  • 22. 
    CEFTRIAXONE ARE WHAT GENERATION?
  • 23. 
    2ND GENERATION ARE MORE POTENT AND ARE LESS RESISTANT
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    WHAT GENERATION HAS A LONGER DURATION AND HAS A VERY BROAD SPECTRUM
    • A. 

      1ST GENERATION

    • B. 

      2ND GENERATION

    • C. 

      3RD GENERTION

    • D. 

      4TH GENERATION

  • 25. 
    WHAT DRUG CLASS HAS A BROAD SPECTRUM, INHIBITS BACTERIAL SYNTHESIS AND IS THE DRUG OF CHOICE FOR RELATIVELY FEW DISEASES
    • A. 

      MACROLIDES

    • B. 

      TETRACYCLINES

    • C. 

      PENICILLINS

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