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Pharma Quiz 1 - The Pharma Education


1. This is one of the following modes of Human Immuno Virus transmission carries the highest relative risk of infection with a single exposure.
A. Syringe sharing with drug addicts
B. Transfusion of blood and blood products
C. Sexual contacts with infected partners
D. Perinatal - from mother to child

2. Which one of the followings is the most likely positive sign of pregnancy when detected in urine?
A. Estrogens
B. Progesterone
C. Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG)
D. Corticotropic Hormone

3. Increased serum levels of which one of the following may be associated with decreased risk of atherosclerosis?
VLDL
LDL
HDL
Total Cholesterol

4. HLB system is used to classify
Surfactants
Preservatives
Antioxidants
Sequestering agents

5. The durability of a tablet to combined effects of shock and abrasion is evaluated by using
Hardness tester
Disintegration test apparatus
Friability apparatus
Screw gauge

6. The statement “store in a cool place” as per IP means
Store at room temperature
Store between 2 to 8 °C
Store at any temperature between 8 to 25 °C
Store at 0 °C

7. The tear secretion contains an antibacterial enzyme known as
Zymase
Diastase
Lysozyme
Lipase

8. For drying blood plasma the following technique is used
Spray drying
Freeze drying
Vacuum drying
Fluid bed drying

9. Antibiotic which interacts with calcium ion is
Erythromycin
Streptomycin
Tetracycline
Ampicillin

10. An antihypertensive drug which inhibits the rennin angiotensin system is
Reserpine
Captopril
Methyldopa
propranolol

11. Lactose intolerance is because of the lack of
Acid phosphatise
Lactate dehydrogenase
Galactose-1-phosphate-uridyl transferase
Amylase

12. If the carr’s index of a power is 10% then the type of powder flow is
Poor
Excellent
Very poor
Good

13. All of the following physicochemical constants are useful in predicting the solubility of a drug except
Dielectric constant
pH of a solution
pKa of the drug
Valency

14. Schedule FF contains the list of the following
Drugs which can be marked under generic names only
Drugs which are habit-forming
Standards for ophthalmic preparation
Drugs which are exempt from certain provisions applicable to manufacturing

15. The wavelength source in NMR spectrometer is
Goniometer
Radio frequency oscillator
High voltage generator
Klystron oscillator

16. A patient is advised to use Clindamycin 3% topical solution. How many 150-mg clindamyxin capsules are required for compounding this prescription for 65 ml?
3 capsules
13 capsules
23 capsules
30 capsules

17. Calculate the amount of Dextrose (60% stock solution) that is required for compounding 500-ml of Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN) solution, that contains 8% dextrose in the final solution.
6.6 ml
16.6 ml
30 ml
66.7 ml

18. In Bronsted-Lowry concept acid is
Proton donor
Electron donor
Proton accepter
Electron accepter

19. AgNO3 is categorized into
Oxidative antimicrobial agent
Halogenated antimicrobial agent
Protein ppt. antimicrobial agent
All of the above

20. Disposable syringes are made up of
Polypropylene
Transparent polystyrene
Glass
Poly tetra chloro ethylene

21. Diclofenac tablet coated with cellulose acetate has been administered to a patient. Where do you expect the drug to release?
Stomach
Oral cavity
Small intestine
Liver

22. One of the substances listed is used as muco adhesive
Acacia
S.C.M.C.
Burnt sugar
Saccharin

23. The purpose of seal coating in sugar-coating process for tablets is
To prevent moisture penetration into the tablet core
To round the edges and build up the tablet weight
To impart the desired colour to the tablet
To give lusture to the tablet

24. The phenomenon of increasing the solubility of weak electrolytes and non-polar molecules by the addition of a water-miscible solvent in which the drug has good solubility is called
Complexation
Cosolvency
Solubilisation
Hydrotrophy

25. The correct non-ionic surfactant used as a penetration enhancer in the preparation of mucoadhesives is
Oleic acid
Tween-80
Glycerol
Propylene glycol

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