Pharmaceutics – I (Theory and Practical) MCQ Questions

Pharmaceutics – I (Theory and Practical) pharmaceutics mcq questions – Self practice these important multiple choice objective questions on Introduction to pharmaceutics and revise the basics of pharmacy.

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PHARMACEUTIC-I Pharmaceutics MCQ questions


Mention precautions to be taken while using of eye drop
(a) Never rinse the dropper.
(b) Never use eye drop that have changed color
(c) Discard the content after one month of use
(d) Do not touch the tip of the dropper.
(e) All of the above

Answer: e


Disadvantages of glass.
(a) Fragile, easy to break
(b) Heavy, Bulky to carry
(c) Flake formation
(d) Leaching and absorption of alkalis
(e) All of the above

Answer : e


Different Chemical methods of Sterilization
(a) Sintered glass filters
(b) Radiation sterilization
(c) Seitz filters
(d) Sterilization by heating with bactericide

Answer: d


use of fluidized bed dryer
(a) Used in granulation process for tablet preparation
(b) It is used in coating
(c) Used for drying of filter cake
(d) All of the above

Answer: d

Advantages of plastic containers.
(a) Poor conductor of heat
(b) Sufficient mechanical strength
(c) Transported easily
(d) All of the above

Answer: d


polymers used for Film Coating
(a) Cellulose acetate succinate
(b) HPMC phthalate.
(c) Carbowax
(d) Polymethacrylate.

Answer: c

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Disadvantages of plastic containers.
(a) Cannot withstand heat without softening or distortion
(b) Permeable to water vapors and atmospheric gases
(c) May absorb chemicals such as preservatives
(d) All of the above

Answer: d


Different Physical methods of Sterilization
(a) Sintered metal filters
(b) Ionizing radiation
(c) Dry heat sterilization
(d) Use of U.V rays

Answer: c


Applications of sterilization by ionizing radiation
(a) Sterilization of thermolabile medications.
(b) Plastic syringes, hypodermic needles, scalpels, surgical blades and adhesive materials.
(c) Bones and tissue transplant, plastic tubing, catheters and sutures.
(d) All of the above

Answer: d


Advantages of sterilization by ionizing radiation
(a) Available in various shapes and sizes
(b) Good protection power
(c) No formation of flakes
(d) The method is reliable and can be accurately controlled

Answer: d


Disadvantages of sterilization by ionizing radiation
(a) Special type of gum or adhesive required for labelling.
(b) Relatively expensive.
(c) The process cannot be stopped once started
(d) May absorb chemicals such as preservatives.

Answer: c


Different methods of size separation are
(a) Sieving
(b) Cyclone separator.
(c) Air separator
(d) Elutriation.
(e) All of the above

Answer: e


Methods Of Extraction
(a) Infusion
(b) Decoction
(c) Maceration
(d) All of the above

Answer: d


advantages of water as solvent for extraction
(a) Non –toxic
(b) Non inflammable.
(c) It has wide solvent action
(d) All of the above

Answer: d


polymers used for Enteric coating
(a) Cellulose acetate phthalate
(b) PEG-400
(c) Ethyl cellulose
(d) Hydroxyethyl methyl cellulose.

Answer: a


Advantages of ball mill
(a) It can produce very fine powder
(b) Can be used for batch as well as continuous grinding
(c) Can be sterilized & used for parenteral and ophthalmic preparations.
(d) All of the above

Answer: d

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Disadvantages of short tube evaporator
(a) It is quite complicated and expensive in construction
(b) Difficult to clean
(c) Maintenance is costly
(d) All of the above

Answer: d


Different Mechanical methods of Sterilization
(a) Moist heat sterilization
(b) Ceramic filters Answer

(c) Membrane filters
(d) Gaseous sterilization

Answer: b


Advantages of microencapsulation
(a) To mask the bitter taste of drugs like Paracetamol, Nitrofurantoin etc.
(b) Chemically inert, impermeable, strong and rigid.
(c) Excellent barrier against light.
(d) Does not deteriorate with age

Answer: A


Different methods of microencapsulation
(a) Coacervation
(b) Fluidized bed Coating
(c) Pan Coating
(d) All of the above

Answer: d


Advantages of glass as a material used for pharmaceutical container
(a) Economical
(b) Available in variety of sizes and shapes
(c) Protection against external environment
(d) Both (a) & (b)

Answer: d

 

Pharmaceutics mcq questions – State whether the following statements are True or False


Sieve number is the number of mesh in 2.54cm transverse direction parallel to wire.
(a) True Answer
(b) False


Menstruum is a drug residue which remains behind after extraction.
(a) True
(b) False Answer


Reason: Menstruum is a Solvent used to extract the drug.


Capsules are a solid unit dosage form in which the drug substances are enclosed in a water
soluble shell or an envelope.
(a) True Answer
(b) False


Pharmaceutical aids are the substances which have no or little pharmacological effect but
they are essentially used in the preparation of pharmaceutical dosage form.
(a) True Answer
(b) False

Gargle Used to cleanse & deodorize buccal cavity
(a) True
(b) False Answer
Reason: Gargle Used to relieve soreness in mild throat infections.


The power of the body to resist the effects of invasion of microorganisms is called immunity.
(a) True Answer
(b) False


Marc is a Solvent used to extract the drug.
(a) True
(b) False Answer
Reason: Marc is a drug residue which remains behind after extraction.


Closure is the device by means of which container can be opened and closed.
(a) True Answer
(b) False

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Glycerin is commonly added in throat paint as a base because being viscous; it adheres to
mucous membrane for a long period.
(a) True Answer
(b) False


Mouthwash Used to relieve soreness in mild throat infections.
(a) True
(b) False Answer
Reason: Mouthwash Used to cleanse & deodorize buccal cavity


Container is a device that holds the drug and it may or may not be in direct contact with the
pharmaceutical preparations.

(a) True Answer
(b) False


Syrup contains both water and alcohol.
(a) True
(b) False Answer
Reason: Syrup does not contain alcohol


Sterilization is the process of complete destruction of microorganisms present in the system.
(a) True Answer
(b) False


Drug is A chemical agent intended for use in the diagnosis, mitigation, treatment, cure or
prevention of disease in man or in other animals.
(a) True Answer
(b) False


Elixirs does not contain alcohol
(a) True
(b) False Answer
Reason: Elixirs contain both water and alcohol.

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