Pharmaceutics MCQ Quiz- Pharmacy | GPAT, DI, B.Pharm, D.Pharm & M.Pharm

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1. Standard unit volume in metric system is

(a) Microlitre

(b) Milliliter

(c) Centiliter

(d) Liter

2. Colloidal mill is suitable for manufacturing of

(a) Emulsion

(b) Ointment

(c) Tooth paste

(d) Suspension

3. Indicate which of the following statements is true. Oil soluble surfactants:

(a) Have high HLB values

(b) Are hydrophilic

(c) Can be used as emulsifiers to produce water-in-oil emulsions

(d) Are efficient solubilising agents

4. Which of the following properties are characteristic of microemulsions?

(a) High surfactant content

(b) Droplet size greater than 1 um

(c) Transparent systems

(d) Thermodynamically stable

5. Which of the following properties are characteristic of deflocculated suspensions?

(a) Close packing of the sediment to form a cake

(b) Higher sedimentation rate

(c) Formation of flocs

(d) Rapid clearance of supernatant

6. In micro-emulsion pan coating process solid particles are used.

(a) 35-5000 micron

(b) 2-600 micron

(c) 5–300 micron

(d) 600-5000 micron

7. Bloom strength of gelatin ranges from

(a) 50 to 150 g

(b) 100 to 200 g

(c) 150 to 250 g

(d) 200 to 300 g

8. The viscosity of gelatin can range from

(a) 25 to 45 milli-poise

(b) 30 to 50 millipoise

(c) 30 to 50 poise

(d) 25 to 45 poise

9. A polysorbate has a molecular weight of 1300, an ethylene oxide weight percentage of 68 and a sorbitol weight percentage of 14. The HLB of this surfactant is

(a) 15.0

(b) 13.6

(c) 16.4

(d) 2.8

10. 1 grain is equal to

a) 30 mg

(b) 60 mg

(C) 90 mg

(d) 1 g

11. Following statement is true for lotion except;

(a) Aqueous/alcoholic solution/suspension in aqueous media

(b) Applied with fraction

(c) Applied on broken skin

(d) None of the above

12. An elixir contain 38% v/v alcohol, what is proof spirit according to USP,

(a) 76%

(b) 70%

(c) 66.61%

(d) 64.35%

13. Which of the following is used as suspending agent in parenterals?

(a) Gelatin

(b) Pectin

(c) Both (a) and (b)

(d) None of the above

14. 1 ml is equal to how much minim?

(a) 30

(b) 15

(c) 1

(d) 10

15. In Clerk’s formula, weight is mentioned as

(a) Pound

(b) Gram

(c) Kilogram

(d) Grain

16. Cold cream is also known as _

(a) Foundation cream

(b) Soft cream

(c) Skin moisturizer

(d) Skin protective

17. Plasticizers are added in nail liquors to provide…………. to film.

(a) Hardness

(b) Flexibility

(c) Toughness

(d) Softness

18. Which of the following test is performed for lipsticks?

(a) Breaking

(b) Washability

(c) Elasticity

(d) None of the above

19. Which of the following is not moulding-related problem in lipstick?

(a) Laddering

(b) Cratering

(c) Deformation

(d) Sweating

20. Product size of 1-30 microns may be obtained using

(a) Roller mill

(b) Hammer mill

(c) Fluid energy mill

(d) Cutter mill

21. Particle size reduction will not enhance the absorption of

(a) Hydrophobic compounds

(b) Hydrophilic compounds

(c) Weak acids (d) Weak bases

22. Following are the examples of O/W emulsion except

(a) Milk

(b) Shaving cream

(c) Cold cream

(d) Vanishing cream

23. Following ratio is used for the preparation of emulsion

(a) Fixed oil:Water:Gum (4:2:1)

(b) Volatile oil:Water:Gum (4:4:2)

(c) Both of the above

(d) None of the above

24. Young rule is (a) Child dose = (Age in year/age +12) * Adult dose

(b) Child dose = (Age in year/20 + 12) * Adult dose

(c) Child dose = (Age in month/150 + 12) * Adult dose

(d) Child dose =(Age in month/20+12) X Adult dose

25. 1 drop is equal to how much ml –

(a) 0.6

(b) 0.006

(c) 0.4

(d) 0.04

Answer Key

Q. NoAnsQ. NoAnsQ. NoAns
(1).d11b21b
(2).d12c22c
(3).c13c23c
(4).a14b24a
(5).a15a25d
(6).d16c26
(7).c17b27
(8).a18a28
(9).c19d29
(10).b20c30
Answer key

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