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Pharmacology Chapter 21 & 22

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Quiz on Pharmacology Chapter 21 & 22, created by Robin Gatson on 11/23/2015.
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Question 1

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Neoplasms are caused by:
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  • carcinoma
  • uncontrolled cell division
  • cell growth of certain genes
  • rapidly dividing healthy tissues

Question 2

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An antimetabolite, when used to treat cancer, works by:
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  • interfering with abnormal cell growth
  • alkylating the offending cells
  • interfering with some phase of normal cellular metabolism
  • interfering with abnormal metabolic processes

Question 3

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An example of an antimetabolite is:
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  • carboplatin
  • thiotepa
  • methotrexate
  • nilutamide

Question 4

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Androgens may be used to treat:
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  • breast cancer
  • leukemia
  • prostate cancer
  • testicular cancer

Question 5

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An example of an antiandrogen is:
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  • testosterone
  • gemcitabine
  • nilutamide
  • nikethamide

Question 6

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An example of an antitumor antibiotic is:
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  • goserelin
  • dactinomycin
  • angiotensin
  • amoxicillin

Question 7

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Interferon alfa may be used to treat:
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  • melanoma
  • colon cancer
  • acute leukemia
  • myalgia

Question 8

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An enzyme that is used in cancer chemotherapy is:
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  • pancrelipase
  • ptyalin
  • pegaspargase
  • asparaginase

Question 9

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Hydroxyurea is believed to function in cancer therapy by:
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  • interfering with cell wall formaiton
  • suppressing cell metabolism
  • functioning as an immunosuppresive
  • interfering with the formation of DNA

Question 10

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An agent used to treat anemia that often occurs after chemotherapy is:
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  • mitoxantrone
  • vitamin E
  • epinephrine
  • epoetin alfa

Question 11

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The human gene is composed of:
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  • DNA strands
  • a genome
  • an oncogene
  • transfer RNA

Question 12

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A monoclonal antibody is:
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  • the cause of genetic diseases
  • a curative agent for genetic diseases
  • a specific antibody that binds to one receptor only
  • more heterogeneous than a polyclonal antibody

Question 13

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An agent that is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis is:
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  • aldesleukin
  • omalizumab
  • infliximab
  • Vitaxin

Question 14

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A possible adverse effect of treatment with etanercept is:
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  • vomiting
  • renal toxicity
  • hypertension
  • sepsis

Question 15

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Gene therapy means:
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  • using genetic knowledge to treat human diseases
  • giving genes by transplant
  • increasing the DNA in cells
  • suppressing all genomes

Question 16

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Gene transfer into humans or animals can be made by:
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  • oral agents
  • viral vectors
  • insect vectors
  • combining cell nuclei

Question 17

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An adverse reaction to daclizumab may be:
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  • hypertension
  • hypotension
  • gastritis
  • increased urine output

Question 18

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Aldesleukin is used in the treatment of:
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  • melanoma
  • leukemia
  • lymphoma
  • brain neoplasms

Question 19

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Simulect is an example of a(n):
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  • viral vector
  • angiogenesis inhibitor
  • immunosuppressive
  • antiplatelet agent

Question 20

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Stem cells are:
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  • cells found in the stems of plants
  • cells found in the nucleus
  • specialized cells in the brain
  • cells that can develop in any tissue
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