Free EE MCQs


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Q1. Ephedrine, shown below, belongs to which class of drugs? (pKa  = 9.4)    

             A. Acidic

            B. Neutral

            C. Basic




Q2. What is the percentage of ionized ephedrine at plasma pH?

A.     88%

B.     75%

C.     99%


Q3. Which one of the followings applies to acyclovir?

A.     Antiviral drug against RNA viruses

B.     Used as pro-drug

C.     All of the above


Q4. In Atomic Absorption, the --------------------------------------enables specific elemental analysis.

  1. Hollow cathode
  2. Flame
  3. Chopper


Q5. For NCI in Mass Spectrometry complete the following equation

e- (0.1 eV)  +   M  ----> ?

  1. M-     
  2. M
  3. M+  


Q6. The --------------------------------------------- (USP) is the official public standards-setting authority for all prescription and over-the-counter medicines.

  1. United States Pharmacology
  2. United States Pharmacopeia
  3. United Solutions Pharmacopeia
  4. None of the above



Q7. Which one of the following drug administration routes is likely to result in drug bioavailability variations?

  1. Intravenous
  2. Oral
  3. Sublingual
  4. A and C
  5. B and C


Q8. For a given drug the volume of distribution will:

  1. Increase if the drug concentrates in tissues rather than in plasma
  2. Increase if the drug concentrates in plasma rather than in tissues
  3. None of the above


Q9. What is the half-life of a drug with an elimination rate of 54% per hour assuming first order kinetics?

  1. 1.3 hour
  2. 5.4 hours
  3. 0.5 hour
  4. 2.2 hours


Q10. Which of the followings is not a cloning vector?

  1. Plasmid
  2. Yeast artificial chromosomes (YACs)
  3. Mammalian cells
  4. Bacterial artificial chromosomes (BACs)


Q11. Which of the followings is not a type of cytokine?

  1. IFN
  2. hCG
  3. IL
  4. CSF


Q12. Interferons can be used to help strengthen the immune system of HIV patients.

  1. True
  2. False