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Pharmaceutics I MCQS with Answers

Question Bank of Pharmaceutics I
Multiple Choice Questions (1 Marks Each)

1. The ……….. Samhita includes reference to drugs of animals, plants and mineral origin used until the first century AD.

  1. a) Ebers
  2. b) Charaka
  3. c) Hippocrates
  4. d) Shushruta

2. Who is the father of medicine………

  1. a) Ebers
  2. b) Hippocrates
  3. c) Egyptian
  4. d) Pontus

3. Use of formulations made up of numerous plants referred as………..

  1. a) Galenicals
  2. b) Parenteral
  3. c) Plant Vehicles
  4. d) Generics

4. The first pharmacy shop was opened in …..

  1. a) London
  2. b) Bagdad
  3. c) Bangalore
  4. d) Damascus

5. The first edition of IP was published in ….

  1. a) 1965
  2. b) 1975
  3. c) 1955
  4. d) 1985

6. The second edition of IP was published in ….

  1. a) 1955
  2. b) 1966
  3. c) 1985
  4. d) 1990

7. The third edition of IP was published in ….

  1. a) 1985
  2. b)1990
  3. c)1960
  4. d) 1975

8. The fourth edition of IP was published in …..

  1. a) 1985
  2. b)1990
  3. c) 1960
  4. d) 1996

9. The fifth edition of IP was published in …..

  1. a) 1996
  2. b) 2000
  3. c) 2007
  4. d) 2010

10. The sixth edition of IP was published in …..

  1. a) 2005
  2. b) 2008
  3. c) 2010
  4. d) 2012

11. The seventh edition of IP was published in …..

  1. a) 2014
  2. b) 2015
  3. c) 2013
  4. d) 2000

12. The chairman of the first edition of IP was…..

  1. a) Dr. B.N. Ghosh
  2. b) Dr. B. Mukherjee
  3. c) Dr. Nityanand
  4. d) Mr. PrasanaTotta

13. The “Pharmacy Act” came in force in ….

  1. a) 1947
  2. b) 1948
  3. c) 1949
  4. d) 1950

14. Pharmacy Council of India (PCI) was established in …..

  1. a) 1947
  2. b) 1948
  3. c) 1949
  4. d) 1950.

15. What is USP?
a) The United States Pharmacology
b) The United States Pharmacy
c) The United States Pharmacopoeia
d) The United States Pharmaceuticals

16. The First US pharmacopoeia was published in ….

  1. a) 1820
  2. b) 1822
  3. c) 1823
  4. d) 1821

17. The first National formulary was published in ….

  1. a) 1860
  2. b) 1885
  3. c) 1888
  4. d) 1890

18. Supplement to the first edition of IP was published in ….

  1. a) 1960
  2. b) 1975
  3. c) 1965
  4. d) 1968

19. Supplement of the second edition was added in ….

  1. a) 1960
  2. b) 1975
  3. c) 1965
  4. d) 1968

20. Drugs converted to suitable form are known as….

  1. a) Excipient
  2. b) Source of drug
  3. c) Dosage form
  4. d) API

21. Full form of “MDI”…….

  1. a) Metered Dose Inhaler
  2. b) Metered Dose Inhalation
  3. c) Metered drug ingestion
  4. d) Metered drug infusion

22. Every dosage form is a combination of drug and different kind of non-drug components called…..

  1. a) Additives
  2. b) Non-Additives
  3. c) New chemical entity
  4. d) All of these

23. Simple syrup is a saturated solution of…

  1. a) Sucrose
  2. b) Fructose
  3. c) Dextrose
  4. d) None of these

24. In purified water the concentration of sugar according to IP is …..

  1. a) 67% W/W
  2. b) 66.7 % W/W
  3. c) 77 % W/W
  4. d) 65 % W/W

25. The spatulation process is well suited for mixing of which of the following powder…….

  1. a) Hygroscopic
  2. b) Volatile
  3. c) Eutectic
  4. d) Effervescent

26. Which of the following is a Eutectic substance……

  1. a) Menthol
  2. b) Thymol
  3. c) Camphor
  4. d) All of these

27. A convenient method for mixing redox substance is…..

  1. a) Spatulation
  2. b)Tumbling
  3. c) Sifing
  4. d) Trituration

28. Capsules in which powders are enclosed are made up of …..

  1. a) Gelatine
  2. b) Rice flour
  3. c) Fructose
  4. d) Dextrose

29. Douches are meant for application in……………

  1. a) Buccal cavity
  2. b) Rectal cavity
  3. c) Vaginal cavity
  4. d) Nasal cavity

30. In females, the drug should be given very carefully in which stage…….

  1. a) Menstruation
  2. b) Lactation
  3. c) Pregnancy
  4. d) All of these

31. When two or more drugs are used in combination to increase the pharmacological action, the phenomenon is known as ……….

  1. a) Synergism
  2. b) Tolerance
  3. c) Potentiation
  4. d) Idiosyncrasy

32. When the action of the drug is opposed by the other drug, the phenomenon is known as

  1. a) Antagonism
  2. b) Analgesics
  3. c) Addition
  4. d) Antioxidant

33. ……… is the state of psychic and physical drug dependenc

  1. a) Habituation
  2. b) Addiction
  3. c) Anxiety
  4. d) Tolerance

34. Acute tolerance is also known as…….

  1. a) Addiction
  2. b) Idiosyncrasy
  3. c) Tachyphylaxsis
  4. d) Habituation

35. A genetically determined abnormal or unusual response to a drug is……

  1. a) Idiosyncrasy
  2. b) Tolerance
  3. c) Genetic polymorphism
  4. d) Salicylism

36. Powders used for external use are …

  1. a) Dusting powder
  2. b) Bulk powder
  3. c) Divided powder
  4. d) Effervescent powders

37. Bulk powders are …..

  1. a) Potent
  2. b) Non-potent
  3. c) Both a and b
  4. d) None

38. Insufflations are introduced into which of these body cavities

  1. a) Nose
  2. b) Throat
  3. c) Ears
  4. d) All of these

39. Powders are more stable than …

  1. a) Syrup
  2. b) Tablet
  3. c) Capsule
  4. d) Elixirs

40. A suitable …….. is added to maintain the powders until the mass becomes coherent but not too damp

  1. a) Colouring agent
  2. b) Flavouring agent
  3. c) Sweetening agent
  4. d) Granulating agent

41. What will increase the bulk of product……?

  1. a) Processing aid
  2. b) Diluent
  3. c) Granulating Agent
  4. d) organoleptic additive

42. According to IP 2007, oral powders are ……

  1. a) Finely divided
  2. b) Bulk powders
  3. c) Effervescent powders
  4. d)Douche powders

43. Which powder must be sterilized before their use……….

  1. a) Medicated dusting powders
  2. b) Non medicated powders
  3. c) Natural dusting powder
  4. d) Surgical dusting powders

44. The monophasic liquid dosage form is ……. Solutions.

  1. a) True
  2. b) Course
  3. c) Fine
  4. d) Micro

45. The component present in solution in small quantity is known as…..

  1. a) Solvent
  2. b) Solution
  3. c) Solute
  4. d) Liquid

46. The component present in solution in large quantity is known as.

  1. a) Solvent
  2. b) Solution
  3. c) Solute
  4. d) Liquid

47. Solutions are …….dosage form

  1. a) Monophasic
  2. b) Biphasic
  3. c) Triphasic
  4. d) Solid

48. Throat paints are ………. liquid preparations.

  1. a) Viscous
  2. b) Non viscous
  3. c) Solid
  4. d) Gas

49. Nasal drops should have pH…….

  1. a) 5-6
  2. b) 6-7
  3. c)7-8
  4. d) 8-9

50. Nasal drops are ……….

  1. a) Isotonic
  2. b) Hypertonic
  3. c) Hypotonic
  4. d) None

51. Enemas are also called as…..

  1. a) Elixir
  2. b) Suspension
  3. c) Emulsion
  4. d) Clystric

52. The syrup is a nearly saturated solution of …….

  1. a) Sucrose
  2. b) Sorbitol
  3. c) Glycerine
  4. d) PEG

53. The syrup is ……..in nature.

  1. a) Aqueous
  2. b) Non aqueous
  3. c) Gas
  4. d) Solid

54. Which of the following is not monophasic liquid dosage form……

  1. a) Solution
  2. b) Gargles
  3. c) Suspension
  4. d) Enemas

55. Elixirs are ……

  1. a) Hydro alcoholic liquid
  2. b) Aqueous
  3. c) Viscous
  4. d) Semi solids

56. ………. is not a type of syrup.

  1. a) Simple syrup
  2. b) Medicated syrup
  3. c) Flavored syrup
  4. d) Mixed syrup

57. Liniments must not be applied on the ……skin

  1. a) Swelled
  2. b) Broken
  3. c) Painful
  4. d) Normal

58. Enemas are administered ……

  1. a) Rectally
  2. b) Orally
  3. c) Parenteral
  4. d) Externally

59. . ……….. drops are used in otic cavity

  1. a) Eye
  2. b) Ear
  3. c) Nasal
  4. d) None of these

60. …………. Is used as a throat paint vehicle

  1. a) Glycerine
  2. b) Water
  3. c) Syrup
  4. d) Solutions

61. In artificial syrup which ingredients is used.

  1. a) Glucose
  2. b) Sucrose
  3. c) Fructose
  4. d) Saccharine

62. Which of the following excipient act as preservative……….

  1. a) Sorbitan monolactrate
  2. b) Tyloxopol
  3. c) Benzethenium chloride
  4. d) Thiomersal

63. Buffering agent is also called as ……….

  1. a) Sweetening agent
  2. b) Thickening agent
  3. c) pH modifiers
  4. d) Wetting agent

64. Saccharin is an example of ……..

  1. a) Natural sweetening agent
  2. b) Flavouring agent
  3. c) Artificial sweetening agent
  4. d) Humectant
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65. Suspending agent imparts …

  1. a) Solubility
  2. b) Viscosity
  3. c) Absorption
  4. d) Wetting

66. Disodium EDTA is an example of …..

  1. a) Sweetening agent
  2. b) Flavouring agent
  3. c) Chelating agent
  4. d) Preservative

67. Which of the following is natural colorant……

  1. a) Amaranth
  2. b) Erythrosine
  3. c) Carotenoids
  4. d) Eosin

68. Cochineal is a ……. Agent

  1. a) Flavouring agent
  2. b) Sweetening agent
  3. c) Colouring agent
  4. d) Thickening agent

69. Which of the following is anti-foaming agent

  1. a) Methyl cellulose
  2. b) Aspartame
  3. c) Sucrose
  4. d) Simethicone

70. Which of the following is not a vehicle …..

  1. a) Glycerol
  2. b) Water
  3. c) Butylated hydroxyl toluene
  4. d) Rose water

71. BCS stands for …………

  1. a) Biopharmaceutical classification system
  2. b) Biological classification system
  3. b) Binominal classification system
  4. d) Basic classification system

72. Cetrimide and Macrogols are an example of ….

  1. a) Sweetening agent
  2. b) Colouring agent
  3. c) Emulsifying agent
  4. d) None of these

73. Need for mouthwash is the result of a condition called……..

  1. a)Yawning
  2. b) Halitosis
  3. c) Indigestion
  4. d) a sore throat

74. …….. are oily or aqueous solutions that are administered rectally……..

  1. a) Suspension
  2. b) Otic solution
  3. c) Nasal drops
  4. d) Enemas

75. Diffusible drugs are formulated without the use of …..

  1. a) Buffers
  2. b) Wetting agent
  3. c) Suspending agent
  4. d) b and c

76. CPT consists of…..
a) 20% acacia, 20% tragacanth, 15% starch, 45% Sucrose
b) 20% acacia, 15% tragacanth, 30% starch, 35% sucrose
c) 20% acacia, 25% tragacanth, 30% starch, 40% Sucrose
d) 20% acacia, 15% tragacanth, 20% starch, 45% Sucrose

77. Which of the following enzyme is present in Acacia

  1. a) Peroxidase
  2. b) Ligase
  3. c) Alpha- amylase
  4. d) Glutamates

78. The prescription is an order written by a registered medical practitioner to………

  1. a) Patient
  2. b) Pharmacist
  3. c) Compounder
  4. d) Nurse

79. In which language the abbreviations in the prescription writing is very common especially in dosage Instruction

  1. a) Latin
  2. b) Greek
  3. c) French
  4. d) French
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80. The prescription must be received and checked by the …..

  1. a) Physician
  2. b) Patient
  3. c) Nurse
  4. d) Pharmacist

81. The superscription is represented by a symbol….

  1. a) Rx
  2. b) Dc
  3. c) Doc
  4. d) Ph

82. In the day of mythology, the symbol Rx was considered as a prayer to …..

  1. a) Jupiter
  2. b) Jesus
  3. c) Neptune
  4. d) Dhanvantari

83. The abbreviation of Latin word Rx is ……

  1. a) You take
  2. b) To make
  3. c) To sold
  4. d) To use

84. The part of the prescription called inscription contains

  1. a) Name and quantity of ingredients
  2. b) Name, Age
  3. c) Signature, Address
  4. d) Registration number and Patient information

85. The last item written in the inscription is …

  1. a) Vehicle, Diluent
  2. b) Active ingredients
  3. c) Medicament
  4. d) Quantity

86. The part of prescription called subscription contains

  1. a) Direction to the pharmacist
  2. b) Direction to the patient
  3. c) Direction to the patient’s relatives
  4. d) All of these.

87. The action based error is also called as……….

  1. a) Slips
  2. b) Lapse
  3. c) Exhaustion
  4. d) Application

88. The memory based errors are also known as…………

  1. a) Slips
  2. b) Lapse
  3. c) Knowledge
  4. d) Reports

Subject:- Pharmaceutics 1 MCQS with Answers
Semister:- Sem 1, first sem

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