Drugs Trivia: Test Your Knowledge! Quiz

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How much do you know about prescription drugs? Would you be agreeable to trying this quiz? You should know what class of drugs clindamycin belongs to and from what bacteria clindamycin is isolated. What ESBL means, what minocycline is, its function sulbactam, and the correct dosage of kezlin in pediatric patients. This quiz will reveal your knowledge of pharmaceutical drugs. Go for it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Clindamycin belongs to the class called
    • A. 

      Aminoglycosides

    • B. 

      Lincosamide

    • C. 

      Tetracycline

    • D. 

      Macrolide

  • 2. 
    Clindamycin were isolated from a bacteria called
    • A. 

      Streptomyces lincolnensis

    • B. 

      PenicilliumNotatum

    • C. 

      CephalosporiumAcremonium

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    ESBL means
    • A. 

      Extended spectrum β- lactamases

    • B. 

      Exclusive spectrum β- lactamases

    • C. 

      Extended spectrum β- lactamases Inhibitor

    • D. 

      None

  • 4. 
    Cilastatin  is a _______
    • A. 

      DPH 1 Inhibitor

    • B. 

      DHP 1 Inhibitor

    • C. 

      Beta lactmase enzyme

    • D. 

      Beta lactmase Inhibitor

  • 5. 
    Minocycline is approved by USFDA specifically against which bacteria___
    • A. 

      MDR Acenatobactor

    • B. 

      MDR Pseudomonas

    • C. 

      MDR Clebsiella

    • D. 

      D) MDR Salmonella Typhi

  • 6. 
    Sulbactum is a _____________
    • A. 

      Beta lactmase enzyme

    • B. 

      Beta lactmase inhibitor

    • C. 

      DHP 1 inhibitor

    • D. 

      DGP 1 enzyme

  • 7. 
    Dosage of Kezlin in paediatric patients is _______
    • A. 

      8 to 12 mg/kg/day, q6-8h

    • B. 

      10 to 25 mg/kg/day, q6-8h

    • C. 

      50 to 60 mg/kg/day, q6-8h

    • D. 

      None of the Above

  • 8. 
    Kezlin is not recommended in _________
    • A. 

      Skin and soft tissue infections

    • B. 

      Pneumonia

    • C. 

      Gynecological infections

    • D. 

      UTI

  • 9. 
    Fondazest is a brand from
    • A. 

      Gsk Pharmaceuticals

    • B. 

      Lupin Labs

    • C. 

      Abbott Labs

    • D. 

      DRL

  • 10. 
    In severe kidney impairment (Creatinine clearance <10 mil/min) the dose of Xylomonas will be
    • A. 

      1MIU every 12-18 hours

    • B. 

      1MIU every 18-24 hours

    • C. 

      1MIU every 06-12 hours

    • D. 

      1MIU every 8 hours

  • 11. 
    Colistin binds with the_______ portion of Cell membrane to prevent sepsis.
    • A. 

      Core region

    • B. 

      Lipid A region

    • C. 

      O polysacarrhide

    • D. 

      None

  • 12. 
    Xylomonas belongs to the drug class.
    • A. 

      Polymixin B

    • B. 

      Polymixin E

    • C. 

      Polymixin A

    • D. 

      Polymixin C

  • 13. 
    Meropenem belongs to Carbapenem group of drugs which has a mechanism of action as
    • A. 

      Breaks DNA strand

    • B. 

      Inhibits Cell wall Synthesis

    • C. 

      Inhibits DNA replication

    • D. 

      Inhibits protein synthesis at Ribosome

  • 14. 
    ZAXTER has
    • A. 

      17 steps manufacturing process

    • B. 

      80 Analytical tests done for single batch

    • C. 

      Available in more than 10 countries

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 15. 
    The half-life of clindamycin in a patient with normal renal function is _______ hrs.
    • A. 

      8-10 hrs

    • B. 

      4 -6 hrs

    • C. 

      12 hrs

    • D. 

      2-3 hrs

  • 16. 
    Zaxter belongs in pregnancy category ____
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

  • 17. 
    Kezlin has got excellent coverage against
    • A. 

      Pseudomonas aeruginosa

    • B. 

      E Coli

    • C. 

      Staphylococcus epidermidis

    • D. 

      AcinetobacterBaumannii

  • 18. 
    Meropenem can be given along with Valproic acid and Probenecid.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Binding fondaparinux to ATIII has been shown to increase the anti-coagulant activity of ATIII upto ______ fold.
    • A. 

      200

    • B. 

      400

    • C. 

      1000

    • D. 

      2000

  • 20. 
    Meropenem is more active than imipenem against Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Neisseria gonorrhoeae.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Xylomonas has excellent activity against Gm(+) Organisms.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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