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02 NAPLEX Practice Test | quiz | NABP | North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination


1 >>Which of the following species is most likely to cause purulent boils on the skin? ?
  • (A) Streptococcus
  • (B) Staphylococcus
  • (C) Candida
  • (D) Aspergillus
2 >>Which of the following is the most appropriate treatment for conjunctival herpes simplex virus (HSV) infection? ?
  • (A) Mupirocin
  • (B) Idoxuridine
  • (C) Bacitracin
  • (D) Amphotericin B
3 >>Which of the following should NOT be used to treat candidal infections? ?
  • (A) Terconazole
  • (B) Miconazole
  • (C) Nystatin
  • (D) Tolnaftate
4 >>Which of the following is an indication for methotrexate? ?
  • (A) Warts
  • (B) Tinea infection
  • (C) Psoriasis
  • (D) Acne
5 >>Which of the following may occur with corticosteroid ingestion? ?
  • (A) Disseminated infection
  • (B) Immunosuppression
  • (C) Increased risk of infection
  • (D) All of the above
6 >>Compared with other NSAIDs, which of the following is a benefit associated with the use of piroxicam? ?
  • (A) Once-daily dosing
  • (B) No gastric side effects
  • (C) Cytoprotective effects
  • (D) Inexpensive

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7 >>Which of the following is an indication for clomiphene citrate? ?
  • (A) Dysmenorrhea
  • (B) Nausea
  • (C) Depression
  • (D) Infertility
8 >>Which of the following is detected by the e.p.t. home pregnancy test? ?
  • (A) Human chorionic gonadotropin
  • (B) Prolactin
  • (C) Progestin
  • (D) Progesterone
9 >>Which of the following is/are the mechanism of action of nitric oxide (NO)? ?
  • (A) Increased smooth muscle activity
  • (B) Stimulation of nucleotide c-GMP
  • (C) Smooth muscle relaxation
  • (D) b and c
10 >>Which of the following drug combinations are found in Advair? ?
  • (A) Flunisolide and salmeterol
  • (B) Fluticasone and salmeterol
  • (C) Beclomethasone and formoterol
  • (D) Fluticasone and formoterol
11 >>Which of the following is the preferred method to evaluate the efficacy of warfarin therapy? ?
  • (A) Prothrombin time (PT)
  • (B) Partial Thromboplastin Time (PTT)
  • (C) Bleeding time
  • (D) International Normalized Ration (INR)
12 >>InnoPran XL™ is available as: ?
  • (A) 80 mg
  • (B) 120 mg
  • (C) 180 mg
  • (D) a and b
13 >>Which of the following is NOT a common symptom of antipsychotic medications? ?
  • (A) Akathisia
  • (B) Anhedonia
  • (C) Diabetes
  • (D) Weight gain





14 >>A 65-year-old woman with congestive heart failure and atrial fibrillation is diagnosed with glaucoma. What is the most appropriate topical treatment? ?
  • (A) Timolol
  • (B) Timolol plus dorzolamide
  • (C) Latanoprost
  • (D) Epinephrine
15 >>What is the rationale for the preferred use of inhaled corticosteroids over oral corticosteroids in the treatment of asthma? ?
  • (A) Increased efficacy
  • (B) Decreased systemic side effects
  • (C) Increased ease of use
  • (D) a and b
16 >>Lisinopril is a: ?
  • (A) b blocker.
  • (B) a1 blocker.
  • (C) angiotensin-recepter blocker.
  • (D) angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor.
17 >>Bicitra is the U.S. brand name for: ?
  • (A) Sodium citrate and citric acid
  • (B) Dibasic sodium phosphate
  • (C) Bismuth subsalicylate
  • (D) Magaldrate and simethicone
18 >>Aprepitant (Emend) is: I. Available as capsules II. A substance P antagonist III. Used to prevent acute and delayed nausea and vomiting associated with cancer chemotherapy ?
  • (A) I only
  • (B) III only
  • (C) I and II only
  • (D) I, II, and III
19 >>Which of the following is the most appropriate initial treatment for a patient with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes? ?
  • (A) Glyburide
  • (B) Insulin
  • (C) Metformin
  • (D) Acarboze
20 >>Which of the following agent(s) is/are classified as a sulfonylurea? I. Chlorpropamide II. Glipizide III. Tolterodine ?
  • (A) I only
  • (B) III only
  • (C) I and II
  • (D) II and III

21 >>Type 1 diabetes mellitus: ?
  • (A) may be due to autoimmune phenomena.
  • (B) usually presents before puberty.
  • (C) must be treated with insulin.
  • (D) All of the above
22 >>Type 2 diabetes mellitus: ?
  • (A) does not have a genetic component.
  • (B) requires insulin therapy.
  • (C) is most likely to occur in thin, malnourished patients.
  • (D) is a relative, not complete, lack of insulin.
23 >>Diabetes mellitus can be diagnosed in which of the following situations? ?
  • (A) Fasting blood glucose greater than 126 mg/dL
  • (B) Random plasma glucose greater than 200 mg/dL
  • (C) Oral glucose challenge 2-hour plasma level greater than 200 mg/dL
  • (D) Any of the above

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24 >>Which of the following is classified as an NSAID? I. Celecoxib II. Ketorolac III. Acetaminophen ?
  • (A) I only
  • (B) III only
  • (C) I and II
  • (D) II and IIII
25 >>What are the active ingredients in Prempro ? ?
  • (A) Conjugated estrogen and methyltestosterone
  • (B) Conjugated estrogen and medroxyprogesterone
  • (C) Ethinylestradiol and medroxyprogesterone
  • (D) Drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol
26 >>All of the following medications are protease inhibitors EXCEPT: ?
  • (A) Reyataz
  • (B) Lexiva
  • (C) Viramune
  • (D) Agenerase
27 >>Which of the following antiretroviral drugs are available as syrup or oral solution? ?
  • (A) Epivir
  • (B) Ziagen
  • (C) Videx
  • (D) All of the above
28 >>Which of the following is/are considered rapidacting insulin? I. Apidra II. Humalog III. Novolog ?
  • (A) I only
  • (B) III only
  • (C) I and II only
  • (D) I, II, and III
29 >>All of the following drugs are prostaglandin analogs EXCEPT: ?
  • (A) Xalatan
  • (B) Lumigan
  • (C) Azopt
  • (D) Travatan
30 >>Which HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor is least likely to have drug interactions? ?
  • (A) Pravastatin
  • (B) Lovastatin
  • (C) Fluvastatin
  • (D) Atorvastatin
31 >>What is the brand name for levalbuterol? ?
  • (A) Ventolin
  • (B) Serevent
  • (C) Xopenex
  • (D) Flovent
32 >>What is the dose of trazodone for depression? ?
  • (A) 10 mg per day
  • (B) 25-50 mg per day
  • (C) 1-2 grams per day
  • (D) 150 mg per day
33 >>Axert is available as: I. 6.25 mg II. 12.5 mg III. 30 mg ?
  • (A) I only
  • (B) III only
  • (C) I and II only
  • (D) II and III only
34 >>Imitrex is available as: I. Nasal spray II. Tablets III. Injection ?
  • (A) I only
  • (B) III only
  • (C) I and II only
  • (D) I, II, and III
35 >>Ketorolac is a(n): ?
  • (A) salicylate.
  • (B) NSAID.
  • (C) corticosteroid.
  • (D) opioid.
36 >>What is the maximum oral daily dose of ketorolac? ?
  • (A) 20 mg
  • (B) 40 mg
  • (C) 50 mg
  • (D) 100 mg
37 >>Which of the following conditions is NOT a contraindication for ketorolac? ?
  • (A) Hemorrhagic diathesis
  • (B) Gastrointestinal perforation
  • (C) Epilepsy
  • (D) Renal failure
38 >>What is the brand name for latanoprost? ?
  • (A) Toradol
  • (B) Accuset
  • (C) Xalatan
  • (D) Conista
39 >>What is the correct daily topical dose of latanoprost for the treatment of glaucoma? ?
  • (A) 15 mcg
  • (B) 15 mg
  • (C) 1.5 mcg
  • (D) 1.5 mg
40 >>Latanoprost: ?
  • (A) has an onset of action of 1-2 hours.
  • (B) has a peak effect at 8-12 hours.
  • (C) has a volume of distribution of 1 L/kg.
  • (D) is excreted unchanged in the urine.




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