Microbiology - Antimicrobial Chemotherapeutic Agents

Exercise :: Antimicrobial Chemotherapeutic Agents - Section 1

  • Antimicrobial Chemotherapeutic Agents - Section 1
26. 

Quinolones are

A. antimetabolites
B. penicillin derivatives
C. bacteriostatic
D. broad-spectrum

Answer: Option D

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27. 

Which of the following is not a semi synthetic chemotherapeutic agent?

A. Ampicillin
B. Carbenicillin
C. Penicillin
D. Sulfonamide

Answer: Option C

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28. 

Which of the following tests is used to determine the minimal lethal concentration?

A. Broth dilution test
B. Agar dilution test
C. Dilution susceptibility tests
D. All of these

Answer: Option D

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29. 

The mode of action of polymyxin is to

A. inhibit protein synthesis
B. inhibit DNA synthesis
C. injury to the plasma membrane
D. inhibit folic acid synthesis

Answer: Option C

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30. 

Polyene antibiotics are

A. large ring structures
B. β-lactam - thiazolidine ring
C. small ring structures
D. any of these

Answer: Option A

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