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Pharmacology MCQ Bank 4

Created: 3/11/2005

16. Drug clearance by the body:

a) only refers to elimination by the kidney
b) refers to the volume of blood cleared of the drug in unit time
c) cannot exceed the glomerular filtration rate
d) may be influenced by renal tubular secretion
e) is the same as creatinine clearance

17. Dopexamine:

a) causes arterial vasoconstriction
b) is an agonist at dopaminergic D1 and D2 receptors
c) increases the force of myocardial contraction
d) increases renal blood flow
e) causes arrhythmias

18. Sodium valproate:

a) is effective in grand mal epilepsy
b) is effective in petit mal epilepsy
c) is safe in patients with liver disease
d) should not be given to children
e) increases brain concentrations of gamma-amino butyric acid (GABA)

19. The Chi-squared test:

a) is used to compare the frequencies of occurrence
b) requires the standard error of the mean to be calculated
c) does not require a knowledge of the number of degrees of freedom
d) should not be used for data with small groups
e) does not involve the null hypothesis

20. A placebo effect:

a) may occur in either treatment or control groups
b) occurs only in mentally ill patients
c) is likely to occur repeatedly in placebo reactors
d) can occur in up to 35% of patients
e) is not seen in double-blind trials



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