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PHARMACEUTICS-ll MCQ Question Bank

PHARMACEUTICS-ll Mcq
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Translate the following Latin terms in English.

1.Jantaculum
(a) Before Lunch
(b) After Lunch
(c) Breakfast
(d) After Breakfast

2.omni quarta hora
(a) Every 2 hrs
(b) Every 4 hrs
(c) Every 6 hrs
(d) Every 8 hrs

3.Capiendus
(a) Whenever necessary
(b) To be taken
(c) One Tablespoonful
(d) All of the above

4.Haustous
(a) A droughts
(b) A drop
(c) Every hour
(d) None of the above

5.Hora Somni
(a) A lozenge
(b) An ointment
(c) When the pain is severe
(d) at bedtime or before sleep

6.properties of suppositories base
(a) It must retain its shape and size.
(b) It should melt at body temperature.
(c) It should shrink sufficiently to remove from mould.
(d) It should permit incorporation of drugs.
(e) All of the above

7.precautions needed to be taken in storage of eye drop
(a) If the dropper is separate, always hold it with its tip down
(b) Never used eye drops that have changed color
(c) Use within one month after opening the container
(d) All of the above

8.The adult dose of phenobarbitone is 15 mg. What is the dose for a child weighing 40 pound?
(a) 2 mg
(b) 4 mg
(c) 8 mg
(d) 12 mg

9.Advantage of cachets
(a) It can be made easily made no complicated machines required
(b) They disintegrate quickly in the stomach
(c) The drug can be easily dispense
(d) All of the above

10.Disadvantages of cachets
(a) Overnight soaking of jelly is required while manufacturing.
(b) The shell of cachets are fragile, so the drug can’t be compressed in cachets
(c) Fluctuation in temperature may change the consistency.
(d) Hygroscopic.

11.Disadvantages of jellies
(a) They can’t protect the enclosed drug from light & moisture
(b) Not suitable for filling the drug by large scale machinery.
(c) Prone to growth of microorganism
(d) They are easily damaged

12.Functions of Citric acid
(a) Partial neutralization of bicarbonate
(b) To release water of crystallization & to create conditions for release of more water
(c) It reacts with acid when preparation is added to water
(d) All of the above

13.Functions of Tartaric acid
(a) Only for neutralisation
(b) sometime added as sweetening agent
(c) The evolved carbon dioxide produce the effervescence
(d) None of the above

14.drawbacks of cocoa butter as a suppository base.
(a) Exhibits marked polymorphism
(b) Rancidity
(c) Stick to mould
(d) All of the above

15.List reasons causing therapeutic incompatibility.
(a) Error in dosage
(b) Wrong dose or dosage form.
(c) Synergism and Antagonism drug.
(d) All of the above

16.What are the advantages of parenteral products?
(a) They can made easily because no complicated machinery is required
(b) Rapid onset of action.
(c) Immediate therapeutic action is possible
(d) Both (b) & (c)

17.Advantages of powder as a dosage form
(a) Each dose can be administered accurately.
(b) Convenient for dispersing bulky drug
(c) Immediate therapeutic action is possible.
(d) Absorption of the drug faster compare to other route

18.DISADVANTAGES of powder as a dosage form
(a) They retain body heat which may produce an uncomfortable feeling of warmth.
(b) They are sticky & difficult to remove both from skin & clothing
(c) Drugs affected by atmospheric conditions cannot be given in powder form.
(d) They do not help in the absorption of medicaments

19.Advantages of Cocoa butter
(a) Melting just below the body temperature.
(b) Maintaining its solidity at usual room temperatures.
(c) Readily liquefy on heating and solidify on cooling.
(d) All of the above

20.Properties of ointment base.
(a) It should be Free from foreign particle
(b) Sterility
(c) It should be physically and chemically stable
(d) Viscosity

21.Qualities of an ideal shampoo.
(a) It should be non-toxic
(b) It should be capable of removing grease, dirt, and skin debris from the hair and scalp.
(c) It should be effective in small amounts
(d) All of the above

22.Methods of calculation of doses
(a) Dose proportional to age
(b) Dose proportionate to body weight
(c) Dose proportionate to body surface area
(d) All of the above

23.Qualities of an ideal lipstick
(a) It should be free from gritty particles
(b) It should give shiny and smooth appearance
(c) It should be easily applicable and removable
(d) All of the above

State whether the following statements are True or False

24.Liniments are used for counter irritant, rubefacient, soothing or stimulating purposes.
(a) True
(b) False

25.Lotions are used for topical effects such as local cooling, soothing protective & emollient effect.
(a) True
(b) False

26.In Lotions Alcohol is added to improve penetration power
(a) True
(b) False
Reason: In Lotions Alcohol is added for cooling action.

27.Rouges are the cosmetic preparations which are applied to the cheeks for enhancing the face beauty
(a) True
(b) False

28.Jellies are clear, sweetened, aromatic, hydroalcoholic liquids prepared for oral use.
(a) True
(b) False
Jellies are transparent or translucent non-greasy, semisolid preparation for external application to the skin or mucous membrane.

29.Elixirs are transparent or translucent non-greasy, semisolid preparation for external application to the skin or mucous membrane.
(a) True
(b) False
Elixirs are clear, sweetened, aromatic, hydroalcoholic liquids prepared for oral use.

30.Antiperspirants are the agents used to prevent the flow of perspiration to overcome bad smell which is due to bacterial decomposition
(a) True
(b) False

31.In Liniments Alcohol is added for cooling action.
(a) True
(b) False
Reason: In Liniments Alcohol is added to improve penetration power.

32.Deodorant inhibits the formation of bad odour in perspiration by suppressing the growth of bacteria or masks the unpleasant odour
(a) True
(b) False

33.Superscription consists of the symbol Rx which is an instruction to pharmacists. Rx stands for Latin word recipe meaning ‘ you take’ and Rx represents the sign of Jupiter meaning God of healing. This is for praying for a quick recovery of a patient.
(a) True
(b) False

34.Subscription is the main part of the prescription order , containing names and quantities of the prescribed ingredients.
(a) True
(b) False
Subscription Contain direction to the pharmacist for preparing prescription which is usually ‘Mix’,‘ Send tablets’, or ‘capsules’ etc

35.Syrup is sweet, viscous, concentrated or nearly saturated aqueous solution of sucrose containing 66.7% w/w of sugar
(a) True
(b) False

36.Elixirs Can be simple syrup use for sweetening and flavouring purpose and medicated syrup for therapeutic purpose
(a) True
(b) False
Elixirs Can be used as Antibiotic Antihistaminic Sedative purpose

37.Inscription contain direction to the pharmacist for preparing prescription which is usually ‘Mix’,‘ Send tablets’, or ‘capsules’ etc
(a) True
(b) False
Inscription is the main part of the prescription order , containing names and quantities of the prescribed ingredients.

38.Syrups Can be used as Antibiotic Antihistaminic Sedative purpose
(a) True
(b) False
Syrups Can be simple syrup use for sweetening and flavouring purpose and medicated syrup for therapeutic purpose

39.In Tolerated type of incompatibility, change in the formulation is needed with a compound of equal therapeutic value e.g. in the mixture of caffeine citrate and sodium salicylate, caffeine citrate can be replaced with caffeine.
(a) True
(b) False
In Tolerated type of incompatibility, chemical reaction can be reduced by mixing the solutions in dilute forms or by changing the order of mixing but no alteration is made.

40.Pessaries are solid dosage form meant for insertion into the vagina
(a) True
(b) False

41.In Adjusted type of incompatibility, chemical reaction can be reduced by mixing the solutions in dilute forms or by changing the order of mixing but no alteration is made.
(a) True
(b) False
In Adjusted type of incompatibility, change in the formulation is needed with a compound of equal therapeutic value e.g. in the mixture of caffeine citrate and sodium salicylate, caffeine citrate can be replaced with caffeine.

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