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Q.1)     Separation of a table into two or more distinct layers is called as

[a]       Capping

[b]       Mottling

[c]       Chipping

[d]       Lamination

Q.2)     The polyethylene glycol ointment is an example of which type of ointment base?

[a]       Hydrocarbon base

[b]       Absorption base

[c]       Cream base

[d]       Water-soluble base

Q.3)     In the production facility of inject able drug products, the water for injection is stored in tanks at

[a]       10

[b]       37

[c]       50

[d]       80

Q.4)     Which of the following drugs is available in the form of transdermal patch in Indian market

[a]       Diclofenac

[b]       Diazepam

[c]       Digoxin

[d]       Insulin

Q.5)     For the treatment of jaundice in newly born infants the which is administered is

[a]       Chloramphenicol

[b]       Dexamethasone

[c]       Phenobarbitone

[d]       Ascorbic acid

Q.6)     Which of the following micro-organisms is believed to be a cause of gastric ulcers

[a]       Candida

[b]       H.pylori

[c]       E.coli

[d]       Enterococcus

Q.7)     Which of one the following drug preparations should be orally administered after meals

[a]       Tetracycline tablet

[b]       Enteric-coated aspirin tablet

[c]       Vitamin B-complex tablet

[d]       All of the above

Q.8)     Ergot alkaloids are used in the treatment of

[a]       Ray’s syndrome

[b]       M-syndrome

[c]       Emesis

[d]       Migraine

Q.9)     Which one of the following drugs is used in the prophylaxis of asthama

[a]       Salbutamol

[b]       Aminophylline

[c]       Nedocromil

[d]       All of the above

Q.10)   Absorption of which drug is significantly increased when orally administered with high fat meal

[a]       Riboflavin

[b]       Griseofulvin

[c]       Ibuprofen

[d]       Clindamycin

Q.11)   The deficiency of which vitamin cause the disease called “Pellagra”

[a]       Ascorbic acid

[b]       Nicotinic acid

[c]       Pantothenic acid

[d]       Vitamin B12

Q.12)   What is the pharmaceutical use of vitamin C

[a]       Preservative

[b]       Diluent

[c]       Solubizing agent

[d]       Antioxidant

Q.13)   Which one of the following is considered as fourth generation cephalosporin antibiotic

[a]       Cefadroxil

[b]       Cefoxitin

[c]       Cefepime

[d]       Cefixime

Q.14)   Which one of the following is used as antineoplastic drug?

[a]       Goserelin

[b]       Cyclophosphamide

[c]       TICE BCG

[d]       All of the above

Q.15)   Which one of the following drugs is categorized as atypical antipsychotic drug

[a]       Chlorpromizine

[b]       Quetiapine

[c]       Flufenazine

[d]       Trifluoperazine

Q.16)   Aspirin tablet are not given in dengue fever because

[a]       GIT bleeding tendency

[b]       Anti inflammatory activity

[c]       Uricosuric activity

[d]       Antiplatelet activity

Q.17)   Which one of the following drugs carries lowest risk of hypoglycemia?

[a]       Glipizide

[b]       Chlorpropamide

[c]       Tolbutamide

[d]       None of the above

Q.18)   What is the pH of 0.1N hydrochloric acid

[a]       1.0

[b]       0.1

[c]       2

[d]       None of the above

Q.19)   If the absorbance of a drug solution is as 2, then what will be the percent transmission

[a]       0

[b]       2

[c]       100

[d]       None of the above

Q.20)   Which drug compound is having empirical formula C16H19N3O5S.3H2O?

[a]       Benzyl penicillin

[b]       Amoxicillin

[c]       Cephalosporin

[d]       Ranitidine

Q.21)   The IUPAC name of the compound CH3COCH2CH2CH3 is

[a]       Methyl propyl ketone

[b]       Methyl propanone

[c]       Methyl butanone

[d]       None of the above

Q.22)   Which one of the following is a naturally occurring chelate involved in the processes of plants

[a]       EDTA

[b]       Chlorophyll

[c]       Ascorbic acid

[d]       Picric acid

Q.23)   Which one of the following compounds is used as sweetening agent

[a]       1, 2-Ethylene diamine

[b]       1,1,1-Trichloro- 2-methyl

[c]       1,2-Benzisothiazole-3(2 H)-one

[d]       (1,1-Dimethylethyl)-4-methoxy

Q.24)   What is the chemical name of caffeine

[a]       1,3,7-Trimethyl xanthine

[b]       3,7-Dimethyl xanthine

[c]       1,3-Dimethyl xanthine

[d]       None of the above

Q.25)   Which one of the following drugs is used in the treatment of chronic fever?

[a]       Chitra

[b]       Rhubarb

[c]       Amla

[d]       Tolu Balsam

[S25] Chirta ( Daruhaldi/Indian Berbery)- Berberis aristata

Q.26)   What is the common name of the herd: ‘ Ocimum sanctum’?

[a]       Clove

[b]       Tulsi

[c]       Neem

[d]       Black pepper

Q.27)   Which one of the following drugs is used in the preparation of compound benzoin tincture?

[a]       Balsamum peruvianum

[b]       Saraca indica

[c]       Styrax Paralleloneurus

[d]       Pinus palustris

Q.28)   Which herb contains psoralen?

[a]       Quassia

[b]       Stramonium

[c]       Catharanthus

[d]       Bavchi

[S28] Bavchi- Psoralea corylifolia

Q.29)   Which of the following is not a urinary tract antiseptic-

[a]       Naldixic acid

[b]       Nitrofurantoin

[c]       Methenamine

[d]       Rifampin

[S29] Phenazopyridine is used as Urinary Analgesic with urinary tract antiseptic.

Q.30)   Chloramphenicol causes toxicity in infants which is called as

[a]       Pheochromocytoma

[b]       Raynauds syndrome

[c]       Gray baby syndrome

[d]       Phocomalia

Q.31)   A 36 years old male of is being treated for malarial. He experiences severe fatigue, abnormal bleeding, and darken urine, which of the following antimalarial drugs is most likely to have caused his symptoms-

[a]       Pyrimathamine

[b]       Artemisinin

[c]       Chloroquine

[d]       Primaquine

Q.32)   Most of the drug absorbed in body through

[a]       Active transport

[b]       Passive transport

[c]       Ion pair transport

[d]       Facilitated diffusion

Q.33)   Friability test is also known as

[a]       Brittle fracture index test

[b]       LAL test

[c]       Swelling index

[d]       SHAM test

Q.34)   Ideal suppository base is

[a]       PEG

[b]       Theobroma oil

[c]       Tween

[d]       Span

Q.35)   Frohde’s test for Ipecac is

[a]       H2SO4  and molybdic acid gives bright green colour

[b]       H2SO4 and molybdic acid gives blue color

[c]       HCL and molybdic acid gives bright green colour

[d]       HCL and molybdic acid gives blue colour

Q.36)   Meconic acid is chemical marker for the genus-

[a]       Piper

[b]       Prunus

[c]       Pilocarpus

[d]       Papaver

Q.37)   Which herbal drug is known as India Ginseng?

[a]       Withania

[b]       Coca

[c]       Nux vomica

[d]       None of the above

Q.38)   Which one of the following herbs is used in the preparation of mosquito rep fuming coils?

[a]       Neem

[b]       Garlic

[c]       Pyrethrum

[d]       Eucalyptus

Q.39)   Which herb is a rich source of vitamin C?

[a]       Myrobalan

[b]       Behra

[c]       Amla

[d]       All of the above

Q.40)   Which one of the following herbs is used in the treatment of malaria?

[a]       Cinchona

[b]       Tulsi

[c]       Clove

[d]       All of the above

Q.41)   Which of the following is drug according to the drugs and cosmetics Act 1940?

[a]       Empty gelatin capsule

[b]       Water for injection

[c]       Oral polio vaccine

[d]       All of the above

Q.42)   Which of the following is not a cosmetic as per the drugs and cosmetics act, 1940?

[a]       Colgate toothpaste

[b]       Boroline Cream

[c]       Gudakhu

[d]       All of the above

Q.43)   In pharmacy the term ‘Cool Place’ means

[a]       A place having a temperature not exceeding 8

[b]       A place having a temperature between 10 and 25

[c]       A place having a temperature below 20

[d]       None of the above

Q.44)   Which of the following can be added as colouring agent in homeopathic medicines with syrup base

[a]       Amaranth

[b]       Caramel

[c]       Riboflavin

[d]       No colour can be added to any homeopathic medicines

Q.45)   Current good Manufacturing Practice (CGMP) regulations are established the

[a]       United States FDA

[b]       Indian FDA

[c]       WHO

[d]       All of the above

Q.46)   The symbol ‘Rx’ is printed on the label of which type of medicines

[a]       Medicines belonging to Schedule G

[b]       Medicines belonging to Schedule H

[c]       Medicines belonging to Schedule X

[d]       All types of medicines

Q.47)   Schedule M-1 of the drugs and Cosmetic Act, 1940 deals with

[a]       Requirements of factory premises for manufacture of Homeopathic medicines

[b]       Requirements of factory premises for manufacture of Ayurvedic medicines

[c]       Requirements of factory premises for manufacture of Allopathic medicines

[d]       Requirements of factory premises for manufacture of cosmetic

Q.48)   Which type of the product are to be labeled on their container with the statement “Use within one month after opening the container”

[a]       Oral solutions

[b]       Ophthalmic solutions

[c]       Disinfectant solutions

[d]       Hydro-alcoholic solutions (Elixirs)

Q.49)   Registration of pharmacists is done by

[a]       Drug Inspector

[b]       DTAB

[c]       AICTE

[d]       None of the above

Q.50)   Which one of the following will be termed as ‘Manufactured Drug’

[a]       Aspirin tablet

[b]       Paracetamol

[c]       Caffeine

[d]       Morphine

Q.51)   Which of the following medicines are recognized as non-alcoholic under the medicinal and Toilet Preparations act?

[a]       Ayurvedic medicines containing self-generated alcohol up to 2% proof spirit

[b]       Homeopathic medices

[c]       Small volume injectable products

[d]       All of the above

Q.52)   Which of the following products cannot be sterilized by autoclaving?

[a]       Sucrose solution

[b]       Dextrose solution

[c]       Sodium chloride solution

[d]       Ringer solution

Q.53)   The wetting agents are assigned HLB value as:

[a]       1 -3

[b]       3 – 6

[c]       7 – 9

[d]       8 – 18

Q.54)   Milk of Magnesia is

[a]       An emulsion of liquid paraffin

[b]       A suspension of magnesium hydroxide

[c]       A suspension of aluminium hydroxide gel

[d]       A colloidal preparation of bantonite

Q.55)   How much sodium chloride is required to make the following preparation isotonic?


            Ephedrine sulphate 2%

            Sterile water qs 30 ml

            misoton with sodium chloride

(sodium chloride equivalent of ephedrine sulphate = 0.23)

[a]       0.270gm

[b]       0.138 gm

[c]       0.132 gm

[d]       0.600 gm

Q.56)   The disintegration time limit for soft gelatin capsules is

[a]       15 minutes

[b]       30 minutes

[c]       45 minutes

[d]       60 minutes

Q.57)   Which of the following excipients is not used in the preparation of aspirin tablet

[a]       Lactose

[b]       Starch

[c]       Magnesium stearate

[d]       Microcrystalline cellulose

Q.58)   The shelf life of a medicine is defined as:

[a]       Time required for 10% degradation of drug

[b]       Time required for 50% degradation of drug

[c]       Time required for 90% degradation of drug

[d]       Time required for 100% degradation of drug

Q.59)   The parameter used for the assessment of bioavailability of a drug is

[a]       The peak height concentration (Cmax­)

[b]       The time of the peak concentration (Tmax)

[c]       The area under the blood concentration time curve

[d]       All of the above

Q.60)   When a 2gm dose of a drug is administered as I.V. bolus injection and the blood concentration of the drug at 0 time estimated as 9 mg/100 ml, what will be the approximate apparent volume of distribution (Vd of the drug?

[a]       5 litres

[b]       18 litres

[c]       22 litres

[d]       None of the above

Q.61)   The smallest prime number is

[a]       0

[b]       1

[c]       -1

[d]       2

Q.62)   Which of the following fraction is the largest

[a]       7/8

[b]       13/16

[c]       31/40

[d]       63/80

Q.63)   The product of two number is 960 and their LCM is 120 then their HCF will be

[a]       8

[b]       20

[c]       12

[d]       40

Q.64)   If 12:7:x:21, then x will be

[a]       84

[b] 36

[c]       12

[d]       18

Q.65)   How much time will it take for an amount of Rs.200 to yield Rs.50 as interest at 5% per annum of simple interest?

[a]       2 years

[b]       3 years

[c]       4 years

[d]       5 years

Q.66)   The sum of two number is 40 and their difference is 16, then their product will be

[a]       120

[b]       336

[c]       640

[d]       226

Q.67)   The sum of three angles of a triangle is always

[a]       90

[b]       150

[c]       180

[d]       360

Q.68)   The diameter of a circle is how many times of it’s radius

[a]       ½ time

[b]       2 times

[c]       ¼ times

[d]       4 times

Q.69)   If x+2y=2x+y, then x-y will be equal to

[a]       0

[b]       2

[c]       3

[d]       4

Q.70)   If the code of HIGH is 8978 then 4562 is decoded by:

[a]       BGHI

[b]       JADE

[c]       DEFB

[d]       FDEB

Q.71)   If f(x) = x2 + 2x + 3, then the value of f(-7) will be

[a]       41

[b]       42

[c]       66

[d]       38

Q.72)   Which one is the different of the following

[a]       25

[b]       36

[c]       49

[d]       64

Q.73)   The value of 1 +  will be

[a]       28/9

[b]       26/17

[c]       25/9

[d]       24/7

Q.74)   In the given matrix the values of X,Y,Z respectively will be


[a]       13,11,9

[b]       13,9,11

[c]       9,11,13

[d]       9,13,11

Q.75)  In the following figure, missing figure is

[a]       27

[b]       81

[c]       243

[d]       54

Q.76)   If  +  =  then the value of  +  will be

[a]       0

[b]       -1

[c]       2

[d]       2 +

Q.77)   At what angle the hands of a clock are inclined at 3 o’clock?

[a]       30

[b]       45

[c]       60

[d]       90

Q.78)   5% of (25% of Rs) 1,600) will be

[a]       Rs) 25

[b]       Rs. 20

[c]       Rs. 18

[d]       Rs. 17.50

Q.79)   If  = 64, then the value of n will be

[a]       3

[b]       4

[c]       12

[d]       6

Q.80)   9th term of the following series will be

[a]       67

[b]       81

[c]       64

[d]       100

Q.81)   Which of the following two states are tying at the northern and north-ea boundary of Chattisgarh

[a]       Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand

[b]       Jharkhand and Bihar

[c]       Uttar Pradesh and Bihar

[d]       Bihar and Orissa

Q.82)   What is the rank of Chattisgarh in India in terms of literacy accord Census of 2001?

[a]       15th

[b]       18th

 [c]      21st

[d]       23rd

Q.83)   Which is the highest ‘pat’ in the Chota Nagpur Plateau in the north of Chattisgarh

[a]       Jashpur pat

[b]       Main pat

[c]       Jarang pat

[d]       Jamir pat

Q.84)   Which of the following two tree species are largely found in the forests of Chattisgarh

[a]       Sal and Bija

[b]       Bija and Teak

[c]       Sal and Teak

[d]       Teak and Mahua

Q.85)   From the point of view if coal deposits, what is the rank of Chatisgarh  in the country

[a]       First

[b]       Third

[c]       Fifth

[d]       Seventh

Q.86)   Which of the following pairs (sanctuaries of Chattisgarh and districts) is rightly matched

[a]       Udanti-Drug

[b]       Sitanadi-Dhamtari

[c]       Pamed-Baster

[d]       Badalkhol-Sarguja

Q.87)   By which of the following names Chhatisgarh was known in ancient times

[a]       Kosala

[b]       Mahakosala

[c]       North Kosala

[d]       South Kosala

Q.88)   Who of the following was the founder of the Kalchuri dynasty in Chattisgarh

[a]       Kalingraj

[b]       Kamalraj

[c]       Ratnadev I

[d]       Jajjaldev I

Q.89)   Which of the following statements is associated with the revolt of 1857 in Chattisgarh

[a]       The peasants of Chattisgarh participated in this revolt

[b]       The leader of this revolt was Maharaj Singh Zamindar of Deori

[c]       The hero of this Revolt was Veer Narayan Singh, Zamindar of Sonakhan

[d]       This Revolt was spread throughout Chattisgarh region

Q.90)   The following leaders of Chattisgarh were Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh

1.         Ravishankar Shukla

2.         Shyamacharan Shukla

3.         Motilal Vora

4.         Raja Nareshchandra

Decide their sequence on the basis of codes below:


[a]       1,2,4,3

[b]       1,3,2,4

[c]       1,4,2,3

[d]       1,4,3,2

Q.91)   At which of the following two place in Chhattisgarh fairs of Kabirpanthis are organized on Magh Purnima?

[a]       Damakheda and Girodpuri

[b]       Damakheda and Kudurmal

[c]       Damakheda and Madkudwip

[d]       Damakheda and Sonpur

Q.92)   Of which of the following regions of Chhattisgarh terracotta is a famous craft

[a]       Sarguja

[b]       Abhujmad

[c]       Ramgarh

[d]       Bastar

Q.93)   Of which of the following communities of Chattisgarh ‘Sakat’ is an important festival

[a]       Raut

[b]       Baiga

[c]       Dewar

[d]       Halba

Q.94)   Which of the following pairs (river of Chattisgarh and falls) is not rightly matched

[a]       Shankini river – Satdhara

[b]       Munga-Bahar – Teerathgarh

[c]       Doodh River – Malajkundam

[d]       Shabari River – Gupteshwar

Q.95)   Which of the following places is the origin of the Arpa river of Chattisgarh

[a]       Pendra plateau

[b]       Lormi plateau

[c]       Devgarh plateau

[d]       Sonhat Plateau

Q.96)   Which of the following was the first newspaper of Chattisgarh, published in AD 1900 by Pandit Madhavrao Sapre?

[a]       Chattisgarh Darpan

[b]       Chhattisgarh Mitra

[c]       Chhattisgarh Kesari

[d]       Chhattisgarhh Tarang

Q.97)   At which of the following places the S.P of Rajnandgaon V.K. Choube got martyrdom while fighting against the Naxalites on 12th July 2009

[a]       Madanwala

[b]       Dongargaon

[c]       Kilepal

[d]       Bhongapal

Q.98)   Which of the following honours is awarded by the government of Chattisgarh for notable work in the field of environment

[a]       Dau Mandarji honour

[b]       Gahira Guru Honour

[c]       Gurdadhur honour

[d]       Chakkradhar honour

Q.99)   Which of the following statements is not associated with the public distribution system of Chhattisgarh?

[a]       Distribution of rice to the poor at the rate of Rs.2 per kg

[b]       Distribution of sugar to the poor and middle classes at the rate of Rs.10 per kg

[c]       Distribution of salt at free of cost to the very poor

[d]       Distribution of edible oil to the poor at reduced rate

Q.100) With which of the following games late Tandra Raichaudhary an international player of Chhattisgarh was associated?

[a]       Boxing

[b]       Wrestling

[c]       Power lifting

[d]       Weightlifting

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