Study guide for nursing competitive exams

Pharmacology (Question set 1)

Objective questions

1. Drugs are excreted from the body through.. 
     a) Kidney
     b) Breast milk, saliva, sweat & bile
     c) Intestine
     d) All of the above

2. Application of the drug to the skin usually by a friction is known as..
     a) Insertion
     b) Insufflation
     c) Instillation
     d) Inunction

3. When the drug is introduced in the bone marrow, the route is called as... 
     a) Intraperitoneal
     b) Intrathecal
     c) Intramedullary
     d) Intra-arterial

4. Test dose of penicillin is administered by which of the following route?
     a) Subcutaneous
     b) Intravenous
     c) Intramuscular
     d) Intradermal

5. Substances used to counteract the effects of poison are-
     a) Antitussives
     b) Antidotes
     c) Anti-inflammatory
     d) Anesthetics

6. Which vitamin is known as anti-sterility vitamin..
     a) Vitamin C
     b) Vitamin E
     c) Vitamin A
     d) Vitamin K

7. 5% dextrose in normal saline is ?
     a) Isotonic
     b) Hypotonic
     c) Hypertonic
     d) Neutral

8. Quantity of adrenaline in 100ml of 1 in 1000 solution is.. 
     a) 1 gm
     b) 10 gm
     c) 0.1 gm
     d) 100 gm

9. 5 pints is same as
     a) 1500 ml
     b) 1000 ml
     c) 3500 ml
     d) 2500 ml

10. Which of the following is a antiemetic drug ?
     a) Metclopramide
     b) Domperidone
     c) Ondansterone
     d) All of the above

Answer keys:
1.D 2.D 3.C 4.D 5.B 6.B 7.C 8.C 9.D 10.D