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1. Which of the following is not a characteristic of a chemotherapeutic agent?
a. low toxicity for host cells
b. high toxicity for the parasites
c. less penetrating power
d. does not affect the host’s natural defense mechanism
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Answer: (c).less penetrating power

2. Phenol is considered as a chemotherapeutic agent.
a. True
b. False
c. May be
d. Can't say
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Answer: (b).False

3. Which was the first disease for which a chemotherapeutic agent was used?
a. Syphilis
b. Malaria
c. Small pox
d. AIDS
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Answer: (a).Syphilis

4. Sulfanilamide was synthesized by which of the following research scientists?
a. Eisenberg
b. Gelmo
c. Ehrlich
d. Domagk
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Answer: (b).Gelmo

5. Sulfonamides and arsphenamine are similar in their specificity for a special group of organism.
a. True
b. False
c. May be
d. Can't say
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Answer: (b).False

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