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Psychopharmacology Quiz - 1

1. Which of the following drug is indicated in refractory schizophrenia:

A. Haloperidol

B. Lithium

C. Clozapine

D. Thioridazine

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2. Which of the following is a tricyclic antidepressant?

A. Paroxetine

B. Escitalopram

C. Venlafaxine

D. Amitryptylline

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3. Which of the following is a direct pharmacological antagonist:

A. Methadone

B. Morphine

C. Naltrexone

D. Disufiram

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4. Benzodiazepines primarily act on:

A. GABA-A receptors

B. 5HT receptors

C. Dopamine receptors

D. Mu receptors

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5. Which of the following is an antagonist of benzodiazepines:

A. Flumazenil

B. Naloxone

C. Flupenthixol

D. N-acetyl cystine

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6. Which is NOT a long acting antipsychotic drug?

A. Haloperidol deconate

B. Zuclopenthixol deconate

C. Fluphenazine Deconate

D. Pimozide

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7. “Psuedoparkinsonism” is a term used to refer:

A. Post head injury Parkinsonism

B. Post-encephalitic Parkinsonism

C. Drug-induced Parkinsonism

D. Parkinsonism with depression

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8. Extrapyramidal symptoms include all except:

A. Psuedoparkinsonism

B. Dytonia

C. Tardive dyskinesia

D. Agnosia

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9. A drug which is commonly associated with orthostatic hypotension is:

A. Chlorpromazine

B. Fluoxamine

C. Buproprion

D. Lithium

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10. Which of the following drug is safest in patients with cardiac conduction disorder and depression:

A. Dotheipin

B. Mianserin

C. Doxepine

D. Phenelzine

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1. C 2.D 3. C 4. A 5.A
6. D 7. C 8. D 9.A 10. D