Antiviral Drugs And Infections Trivia Quiz!

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Antiviral Drugs And Infections Trivia Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A well-functioning immune system will eliminate or effectively destroy viral replication this is why immunocompromised patients have frequent viral infections.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Each drug is specific to one virus.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which of the following Herpetic agents is not available in PO form?
    • A. 

      Acyclovir

    • B. 

      Valacyclovir

    • C. 

      Trifluridine

    • D. 

      Valgancyclovir

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Which drug selectively inhibits viral DNA synthesis?
    • A. 

      Zanamivir (relenza)

    • B. 

      Acyclovir (Zovirax)

    • C. 

      Abacavir (Ziagen)

    • D. 

      Zidovudine (Retrovir)

  • 5. 
    Which is not an adverse/ side effect of Acyclovir (Zorivax)
    • A. 

      Tremors

    • B. 

      Delirium

    • C. 

      Burning

    • D. 

      Nephrotoxicity

    • E. 

      Bone marrow supression

  • 6. 
    Which is not an indication for Acyclovir (Zorivax)
    • A. 

      HSV 1 / 2

    • B. 

      CMV

    • C. 

      Varicella

    • D. 

      HPV

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    Acyclovir (Zorivax) has  drug interactions with 
    • A. 

      Cidofovir

    • B. 

      Streptozocin

    • C. 

      Atazanavir (Reyataz)

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    Which of the following would be used for CMV retinitis and  Acyclovir-resistant HSV 1 & 2 in immunocompromised patients
    • A. 

      Trifluridine

    • B. 

      Rimantadine

    • C. 

      Amantadine

    • D. 

      Foscarnet (Foscavir)

  • 9. 
    Which of the following drugs has a max dose of 120mg/kg/d and   a black box warning for seizures from mineral/electrolyte imbalance and toxicity in renal impaired patients?
    • A. 

      Amantadine

    • B. 

      Trifluridine

    • C. 

      Foscarnet (foscavir)

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is not  an anti-influenza agent?
    • A. 

      Amantadine (symmetrel)

    • B. 

      Rimantadine (Flumadine)

    • C. 

      Zanamivir (Relenza)

    • D. 

      Osteltamivir (Tamiflu)

    • E. 

      All of the above

    • F. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    Amantadine and Rimantadine should be prescribed with Zanamivir because of a high level of resistance.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Zanamivir (Relenza) is available as
    • A. 

      IV

    • B. 

      Dry powder for inhalation

    • C. 

      PO

    • D. 

      Cream

  • 13. 
    Which drug is prophylaxis and treatment for H1N1 (swine flu)?
    • A. 

      Amantadine ( Symmetrel)

    • B. 

      Zanamivir (Relenza)

    • C. 

      Rimantadine (Flumadine)

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    What is the metabolism of Zanamivir (Relenza)?
    • A. 

      Liver

    • B. 

      Renal

    • C. 

      Feces

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 15. 
    Which drug should be administered with extreme caution to asthma/COPD patients because of possible bronchospasm?
    • A. 

      Zanamivir (Relenza)

    • B. 

      Acyclovir ( Zorivax)

    • C. 

      Cidofovir (Vistide)

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    Lymphocytes make up 50 % of circulating WBCs and include T-cells that provide humoral immunity.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Which plays a critical role in HIV and are responsible for the release of cytokines?
    • A. 

      Helper T cells

    • B. 

      Memory Cells

    • C. 

      B Cells

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 18. 
    Memory T cells are produced by the activation of cytotoxic and helper T cells and suppressor T cells dampen the responses of T cells and B cells.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    B cells come from the bone marrow and differentiate into
    • A. 

      T cells

    • B. 

      Cytotoxic cells

    • C. 

      Plasma cells

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 20. 
    HIV attacks
    • A. 

      Memory T cells

    • B. 

      Helper T cells

    • C. 

      B cells

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 21. 
    B-cells produce antibodies after being stimulated by helper T cells.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Which of the following best signifies the transition of HIV to AIDS?
    • A. 

      Ruptured helper T's release more HIV

    • B. 

      Lack of antibodies

    • C. 

      HIV invades and damages helper Ts

  • 23. 
    Which of the following is not an opportunistic AIDS infection?
    • A. 

      Tuberculosis (TB)

    • B. 

      Candida albicans

    • C. 

      Herpes zoster

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 24. 
    Treatment of this disease requires multiple big gun antibiotics
    • A. 

      HPV

    • B. 

      MAC

    • C. 

      CMV

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 25. 
    HAART therapy must be started if  CD4 count drops below 350 or symptoms appear.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False