Antiviral Agents Practice Quiz

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Antiviral Agents Practice Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following is not an antiviral dx. for HSV and VZV?
    • A. 

      Penciclovir

    • B. 

      Acyclovir

    • C. 

      Amantidine

    • D. 

      Iododeoxyuridine

    • E. 

      Valacyclovir

    • F. 

      Famciclovir

    • G. 

      Trifluridine

  • 2. 
    What is the Tx. of choice for Hep. B virus?
    • A. 

      Lamivudine

    • B. 

      Ribavirin

    • C. 

      IFNa

    • D. 

      Adefovir dipivoxil

  • 3. 
    What is the Tx. of choice for Hep. C virus?
    • A. 

      Lamivudine

    • B. 

      IFNa and Ribavirin

    • C. 

      Adeno dipivoxil

    • D. 

      IFNa

  • 4. 
    The chemical structure in the Gag-Pol polyprotein that serves as a natural substrate of HIV-I protease cleavage site is used to develop the peptidomimetic protease inhibitor Ro 31-8959. What sequence of amino acids is used for the peptidomimetic PI?
    • A. 

      Asparagine-Tyrosine-Proline

    • B. 

      Glucamine-Asparagine-Tyrosine

    • C. 

      Serine-Glucamine-Asparagine

    • D. 

      Proline-Isoleucine-Valine

  • 5. 
    Activation of Acyclovir does not require 3 rounds of phosphorylations.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Select only NNRTI
    • A. 

      Nevirapine

    • B. 

      Zidovudine (ZDV)

    • C. 

      Azidothymine (AZT)

    • D. 

      Dideoxyinosine

    • E. 

      Stavudine (d4T)

    • F. 

      Delavirdine

    • G. 

      Lamivudine (3TC)

    • H. 

      Dideoxycytidine

  • 7. 
    Formivirsen (Vitravene) is:
    • A. 

      A potent and selective antiviral agent for CMV retinitis

    • B. 

      An antisense phosphorothioate oligonucleotide that blocks transcription in CMV-infected cells

    • C. 

      Will not cure CMV retinitis

    • D. 

      Administered intravitreally (injected into the eye)

    • E. 

      All of the above

    • F. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    Select only NARTI
    • A. 

      Azidothymidine (AZT)

    • B. 

      Nevirapine

    • C. 

      Dideoxycytidine

    • D. 

      Delavirdine

    • E. 

      Stavudine (d4T)

    • F. 

      Lamivudine (3TC)

    • G. 

      Dideoxyinosine

    • H. 

      Zidovudine (ZDV)

  • 9. 
    Amantadine is used for patients infected with Influenza A.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Select only the non-nucleoside antiviral Dx.
    • A. 

      Amantadine

    • B. 

      Acyclovir

    • C. 

      Arildone

    • D. 

      Phosphonoformate

    • E. 

      Dideoxyinosine

    • F. 

      Phosphonoacetic acid

    • G. 

      Lamivudine

    • H. 

      RIbavirin

    • I. 

      Rimantidine

    • J. 

      Stavudine