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MCQ on antibacterials: Page-4

Which of the following drugs are generally given in combination to produce effective antibacterial action?
vancomycin

(A) P,S

(B) Q,R

(C) P,Q

(D) R,S

Choose the WRONG statement

(A) Vancomycin is a glycopeptides

(B) Fusidic acid inhibits transpeptidation

(C) Co-trimoxazole is Sulfamethoxazole and Trimethoprim

(D) Co-amoxiclav is amoxicillin and carbenicillin

Fusidic acid inhibits translocation

The antibacterial that is ineffective in presence of tissue breakage and pus formation is

(A) Ofloxacin

(B) Chloramphenicol

(C) Clarithromycin

(D) Sulfamethoxazole

Sulfonamides are ineffective in presence of tissue breakdown and pus formation.

Which of the following penicllins are effective against pseudomonas aeruginosa

(A) Amoxicillin

(B) Flucloxacillin

(C) Piperacillin

(D) Penicillin G

Piperacillin and ticarcillin are effective against pseudomonas infection.

Maculopapular rash is caused by

(A) Amikacin

(B) Chloramphenicol

(C) Ampicillin

(D) Norfloxacin

Ampicillin can cause a hypersensitive skin blistering condition called as maculopapular rash.