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Antimicrobial Drugs Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is an example of an acute viral infection?

Question 2 2. Staphylococcus aureus and MRSA are commonly associated with _____.

Question 3 3. Antibiotics interfere with various cellular mechanisms in order to kill bacteria. Which of the following is one of those mechanism?

Question 4 4. What is the difference between MRSA and VRSA?

Question 5 5. What is a penicillin-binding protein?

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Question 6 6. What is folic acid?

Question 7 7. What is the common modern meaning of the word antibiotic?

Question 8 8. Which bacterial process(es) do quinolones and fluoroquinolones inhibit?

Question 9 9. Misuse of antibiotics can lead to _____.

Question 10 10. A patient comes to a clinic and complains of severe gastrointestinal problems. They tell the doctor that they had been swimming in a public pool recently and got water up their nose several times, which they also swallowed. Which drug might be a good choice for this patient?

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Question 11 11. Why is penicillin more effective against Gram-positive than Gram-negative bacteria?

Question 12 12. Which type of antibiotics stop bacteria from growing without killing them?

Question 13 13. When a prescription drug has lost the ability to either kill or control the growth of bacteria, this is known as _____.

Question 14 14. Which test uses plastic strips with known concentrations of antibiotics?

Question 15 15. Which of these is NOT a strategy that is known to make bacteria resistant to penicillin?

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Question 16 16. Which of these drugs does NOT interfere with parasites' DNA?

Question 17 17. Walter was recently diagnosed with a case of genital warts stemming from the human papillomavirus. Which of the following courses of treatment may his physician prescribe?

Question 18 18. What does MRSA stand for?

Question 19 19. DNA gyrase is inhibited from resealing strands by _____.

Question 20 20. How do eukaryotic and bacterial ribosomes differ?

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Question 21 21. DNA gyrase plays an important role in DNA replication. What happens when this enzyme is inhibited by quinolones or fluoroquinolones?

Question 22 22. _____ are microorganisms and beneficial bacteria that live on and in our bodies for the purpose of keeping pathogens away.

Question 23 23. Which of these antibiotics causes the genetic code in the mRNA sequence to be misread?

Question 24 24. What class of antibiotic does penicillin belong to?

Question 25 25. Which of the following antibiotics inhibit cell wall synthesis?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following antibiotics damages the plasma membrane of bacteria?

Question 27 27. What does the XDR stand for in XDR tuberculosis?

Question 28 28. How can the secretion of beta-lactamases protect bacteria from penicillin?

Question 29 29. What is a peptide?

Question 30 30. How do penicillin-treated bacteria die?

Antimicrobial Drugs Chapter Exam Instructions

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