About Pharmacology

Following are some of the multiple choice questions on the Pharmacology with answers that will help the students in developing their knowledge.

Pharmacology MCQ

1. Streptomycin is obtained from

  • plants
  • fungi
  • bacteria
  • minerals

2. Diazepam is an example of

  • vaccines
  • sedatives
  • antibiotics
  • analgesics

3. The major categories of addictive drugs do not include

  • narcotics
  • hallucinogens
  • analgesics and vaccines
  • sedatives

4. Cephalosporin is an example of

  • vaccines
  • sedatives
  • antibiotics
  • analgesics

5. Pharmacology is the study of drug composition properties and

  • chemical properties
  • physical properties
  • medical applications
  • history

6. Which of the following inhibit bacteria and treat bacterial infections?

  • vaccines
  • sedatives
  • antibiotics
  • analgesics

7. Which of the following inhibits folic acid synthesis in bacteria?

  • tetracycline's
  • cephalosporin
  • sulfonamides
  • sedatives

8. The addictive drugs made the person to

  • reject them
  • use them
  • depend on them
  • absorb them

9. The medicines reduce the pain

  • analgesics
  • antibiotics
  • vaccines
  • sedatives

10. Which of the following inhibit bacterial protein synthesis?

  • tetracycline's
  • cephalosporin
  • sulfonamides
  • sedatives

11. The narcotics that are derived from opium are

  • codeine and morphine
  • morphine and endorphin
  • tetracycline and morphine
  • Panadol and codeine

12. The most common method of vaccination is by

  • injections
  • drops
  • tablets
  • drips

13. The major groups of antibiotics include

  • cephalosporin
  • tetracycline
  • sulfonamides
  • all of above

14. The world's first vaccination was given by

  • Edward Jenner
  • Bu ali Sina
  • Alexander Fleming
  • Joseph Lister

15. The most commonly abused narcotic is

  • codeine
  • morphine
  • diazepam
  • heroin

16. Weakened or dead pathogens are called

  • bacteria
  • viruses
  • analgesics
  • vaccines

17. Which of the following work by stopping bacterial growth?

  • analgesics
  • vaccines
  • bactericidal antibiotics
  • bacteriostatic antibiotics

18. Pneumonia and sore throat are treated by

  • antiseptics
  • disinfectants
  • tetracycline's
  • cephalosporin

19. Psilocin is obtained from

  • cactus
  • poppy
  • mushroom
  • rose

20. Which of the following reduces irritability or excitement?

  • vaccines
  • sedatives
  • antibiotics
  • analgesics

21. The vaccine contains weakened or killed

  • bacteria
  • pathogens
  • viruses
  • fungi

22. Thiazide diuretics are medicines for lowering

  • blood sugar
  • blood glucose
  • blood plasma
  • blood pressure

23. Which of the following comes from a cactus?

  • mescaline
  • psilocin
  • marijuana
  • opium

24. Edward Jenner infected a young boy with cowpox in

  • 1790
  • 1796
  • 1798
  • 1795

25. Special proteins contained by pathogens are called

  • antigens
  • antibodies
  • enzymes
  • amino acids

26. The broad categories of drugs include

  • addictive drugs only
  • pharmaceutical drugs only
  • industrial drugs
  • addictive and pharmaceutical drugs

27. The tetracycline is used in the treatment of

  • urinary tract infection
  • bronchitis
  • tonsillitis
  • pneumonia

28. Morphine and codeine are derived from

  • rose
  • eucalyptus
  • opium
  • pea plant

29. One of the most commonly used drugs

  • heroine
  • psilocin
  • codeine
  • marijuana

30. Which of the following is an example of addictive drugs?

  • antiseptics
  • antibiotics
  • analgesics
  • sedatives

31. Which of the following kill bacteria?

  • analgesics
  • vaccines
  • bactericidal antibiotics
  • bacteriostatic antibiotics

32. The drugs on which people become dependent are called

  • industrial drugs
  • single cell drugs
  • pharmaceutical drugs
  • addictive drugs

33. Which of the following comes from a mushroom?

  • mescaline
  • psilocin
  • marijuana
  • opium

34. The example of analgesic drugs includes

  • paracetamol and aspirin
  • cephalosporin and tetracycline
  • diazepam and cephalosporin
  • aspirin and tetracycline

35. Tetracyclines are used to treat the infection of

  • stomach
  • lungs
  • respiratory tract
  • eyes

36. The idea of sterile surgery was promoted by

  • Alexander Flemming
  • Bu Ali Sina
  • Joseph Lister
  • Ali ibn Isa

37. The vaccines are used to treat

  • small pox
  • hepatitis B
  • whooping cough
  • all of above

38. Any chemical substance used to diagnosis, treat or cure disease

  • medical drug
  • addictive drug
  • pharmaceutical drug
  • tablet drug

39. The drugs that are used for treating bacterial infections or to kill bacteria are called

  • vaccines
  • sedatives
  • analgesics
  • antibiotics

40. The drugs that are used to diagnose, cure and prevent the disease are called

  • pharmaceutical drugs
  • addictive drugs
  • industrial drugs
  • single cell drugs

41. The example of antibiotics drugs includes

  • paracetamol and aspirin
  • cephalosporin and tetracycline
  • diazepam and cephalosporin
  • aspirin and tetracycline

42. Which of the following are used to develop immunity against viral and bacterial infections?

  • vaccines
  • sedatives
  • antibiotics
  • analgesics

43. Which of the following induces suicidal thoughts when used for a long time?

  • sedatives
  • narcotics
  • hallucinogens
  • marijuana

44. The narcotics drugs such as codeine and morphine act directly on

  • lungs and kidneys
  • central nervous system
  • kidneys and livers
  • heart and lungs

45. Vaccines are used to develop immunity against

  • bacterial infection
  • viral infection
  • fungal infection
  • viral and bacterial infection

46. The cephalosporin antibiotics are used in the treatment of

  • lung cancer
  • bronchitis
  • urinary tract infection
  • intestine infection

47. Which of the following scientists discovered the antibiotic penicillin?

  • Joseph Lister
  • Alexander Flemming
  • Bu ali Sina
  • Ali ibn Isa

48. B-lymphocytes recognize the

  • living pathogens
  • dead pathogens
  • weak pathogens
  • active pathogens

49. Tetracycline is an example of

  • vaccines
  • sedatives
  • antibiotics
  • analgesics

50. Bacteriostatic antibiotics are used to

  • kill the bacteria
  • weaken the bacteria
  • grow the bacteria
  • stop the bacterial growth

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