F. Y. B. Pharm. Sem I, Pharmaceutics- I (Theory) PCI Syllabus (CBCS R-19)
Practice Questions & Answer Key
1. A rectal suppository is used to treat a fever. This would represent what type of drug delivery?
a) Parenteral and local
b) Parenteral and systemic
c) Enteral and local
d) Enteral and systemic
2. Which one of the following medicines does not rely on topical drug delivery?
a) Nasal spray
b) Anti-dandruff shampoo
c) Insulin pen
d) Nicotine patch
3. From the below options which will be the most widely used form of dosage?
4. Which of the following terms refers to dosing adjustment?
B: Dosing decreaseC: Maximum therapeutic dose
D: Unit dose change
5. BID in pharmaceutical terms refers to which of the following?
A: Twice a day
C: Every other day
D: Three times a day
6. The formula below is known as which of the following?
A: Young’s rule
B: Clark’s rule
C: Fried’s rule
D: Smith’s rule
7. Vaginal suppositories also called as
(b) Simple suppositories
8. Which of the following is most commonly used suppository base(a) Cocoa butter
(b) PEG 1000
(c) PEG + Hexanetriol
9. Which of the following method is simple & oldest method of preparation of suppositories?
(a) Hand molding
(b) Compression molding
(c) Pour molding
(d) Paste moulding
10. Of the following oral liquid formulations which would be considered as an oropharyngeal formulation?
11. Which of the following formulations would not be applicable to ocular administration?
c) Suspensiond) Ointment
12. Nasal administration is commonly used for the relief of?
c) Sore throat
13. Ocular administration involves the treatment of which area?
a) The skin
b) The eyes
c) The ears
d) The lungs
14. Which of the following dosage forms delivers the API to the GI tract?
a) Rectal suppositories
b) Nasal sprays
c) Vaginal pessaries
d) Eye drops
15. Where is the site of administration for a dosage form that uses transdermal delivery?
a) The eyes
c) Under the tongue
d) The skin
16. Intravenous, intramuscular and subcutaneous are all examples of which routes of administration?
a) Pulmonary administration
b) Parenteral administration
c) Optic administration
d) Ocular administration
17. Given the following are monophasic liquid dosage forms except:
18. Posology deals with
A. Quality of drugs
B. Dispensing of drugs
C. Dose of drugs
D. Stability of drugs
19. Which incompatibility may be corrected by changing the order of mixing?
20. Crystallization is an example of which incompatibility
21. Which is not the part of handling of prescription
B. Revision of prescription
C. Collecting materials
22. Signatura is the direction given to
23. Rx is used to denote
24. Following are the parts of prescription exceptA. Superscription
25. Prescription is a
A. Dietary chart to patient
B. Diagnosis report to patient
C. A written order from a registered medical practitioner
D. Description of patient symptoms
26. The most common criterion used to determine the correct paediatric dose of a drug is
D. Body surface area
27. Which component of the prescription is not always a requirement ?
D. Prescriber’s Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) number
28. What is the average adult body surface area (BSA)
A. 1.83 m squareB. 1.73 m square
C. 1.73 cm square
D. 1.83 cm square
29. How many grams of 2% aluminium paste must be mixed with a 10% aluminium paste to prepare exactly 120 g of 5% strength
A. 6 g
B. 24 g
C. 45 g
D. 75 g
30. An ointment contains 1% w/w calamine. How much calamine powder would be appropriate to add to 200 g of the ointment to produce a 4% w/w calamine ointment
A. 4.25 g
B. 5.5 g
C. 6.25 g
D. 6.5 g
31. Which type of containers are used for suppositories?
A. Aluminium foils
B. Plastic tubes
32. Which type of containers are used for single dose parenteral?A. Glass bottles
B. Plastic tubes
33. —is a power used to clean the teeth with the help of tooth brush.
A. Talcum powder
B. Dusting powder
34. Externally used powders for body cavities are called——-.
B. Dusting powder
C. Talcum powder
35. Powders are more stable than— dosage form.
B. Semi solid
36. Which instruction are required on the labels of the powder for dusting powders?
A. “For internal use only”B. ” for external use only”
C. Shake well before use”
D. “for insertion”
37. Given the following are biphasic liquid dosage form except
38. Given the following are monophasic liquid dosage forms except:
39. Following are the disadvantages of liquid dosage form except:
A. More chance of microbial contamination
B. Poor stability of medicament
C. Chance of variation in the doses
D. Not suitable of hygroscopic substances
40. Which vehicle is very good for throat paints
A. Propylene glycol
B. SorbitolC. Glycerol
D. Poly ethylene glyco
l41. Given the following antioxidants are used for aqueous system except:
A. Sodium thiosulphate
B. Sodium disulfite
C. Ascorbic acid
D. Butylated hydroxyl anisole (BHA)
42. Which is the labeling requirement for suspension?
A. For external use only
B. Shake well before use
C. For internal use only
D. “Do not use externally”
43. In flocculated suspension the rate of sedimentation:
44. Given the following are the parts of prescription except:
C. InscriptionD. Compounding
45. What is used as opacifying agent in face powder?
A. Zinc oxide
B. Magnesium oxide
C. Aluminium oxide
D. Titanium dioxide
46. Given the following are the liquid dosage forms except:
A. Eye drops
B. Nasal drops
D. Ear drops
47. Which part of the prescription contains names and quantities of the prescription?
48. ” The quantity of the drug which displace one part of the base ” is called
A. Saponification value
B. Acid value
C. Displacement value
49. Ointments are prepared by following methods except
A. Trituration method
B. Fusion method
C. Chemical reaction method
D. Bottle method
50. Given the following which is the correct storage condition for syrup
A. Stored at temperature not exceeding 25°C
B. Stored at temperature not exceeding 35°C
C. Stored at temperature not exceeding 5°C
D. Stored at temperature not exceeding 45°C
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