Parmacognosy

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  • 1. 
    A glucosan yield glucose units on hydrolysis.  While inulin is a ____
    • A. 

      Fructosan

    • B. 

      Hexosan

    • C. 

      Pentosan      

    • D. 

      Diosan        

    • E. 

      All of these    

  • 2. 
    The usual source of tannins from plants are from the :
    • A. 

      Barks/stems  

    • B. 

      Seeds       

    • C. 

      Roots 

    • D. 

      Rhizomes     

    • E. 

      All of these

  • 3. 
    Ethanol and citric acid are produced by the cellular respiration of     carbohydrates, especially 
    • A. 

      Glucose

    • B. 

      Sucrose

    • C. 

      Fructose      

    • D. 

      Xylose           

    • E. 

      Lactose

  • 4. 
    Because mannitol is absorbed from the GIT and parenterally is not metabolized,     then it is used as:
    • A. 

      Digestant

    • B. 

      Osmotic diuretic 

    • C. 

      Acidulant

    • D. 

      Cathartic       

    • E. 

      Laxative  

  • 5. 
    This gum has pseudo-plastic property to enable ointments to hold their shape and spread readily.
    • A. 

      Karaya

    • B. 

      Xanthan

    • C. 

      Locust bean     

    • D. 

      Guar           

    • E. 

      Indian gum   

  • 6. 
    The following are general steps in the preparation of the crude drug for commercial market, except:
    • A. 

      Harvesting

    • B. 

      Garbling

    • C. 

      Storage and drying       

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    The usual source of fixed oils:
    • A. 

      Flowers

    • B. 

      Seeds

    • C. 

      Leaves        

    • D. 

      Stems           

    • E. 

      Roots/rhizomes   

  • 8. 
    This is used as an antidote for alkaloidal poisoning:
    • A. 

      Lactic acid    

    • B. 

      Tannic acid     

    • C. 

      Tartaric acid

    • D. 

      Picric acid      

    • E. 

      Gallic acid  

  • 9. 
    The most important of the opium alkaloids is:
    • A. 

      Heroin         

    • B. 

      Codeine

    • C. 

      Morphine

    • D. 

      Narcotine       

    • E. 

      Papaverine

  • 10. 
    The red-colored product formed when tannins are treated with hydrolytic agents known as:
    • A. 

      Amolonin

    • B. 

      Diosgenin        

    • C. 

      Phlobephenes

    • D. 

      Catechin    

    • E. 

      Leucocyanidin  

  • 11. 
    The most widely used alkaloid is:
    • A. 

      Heroin

    • B. 

      Codeine

    • C. 

      Morphine          

    • D. 

      Narcotine      

    • E. 

      Papaverine

  • 12. 
    Tannins have the ability to precipitate ______ which is utilized in vegetable tanning which converts animal hides to leather:
    • A. 

      Fats

    • B. 

      Carbohydrates

    • C. 

      Alkaloids

    • D. 

      Proteins     

    • E. 

      Glycosides  

  • 13. 
    Among the anthraquinone glycosides, this is not employed as cathartic because it is too irritating to use:
    • A. 

      Aloe

    • B. 

      Frangula

    • C. 

      Rhubarb          

    • D. 

      Senna       

    • E. 

      Chrysarobin   

  • 14. 
    Ethiodized oil is an iodine addition product of ethyl ester of the fatty acid of:
    • A. 

      Corn

    • B. 

      Peanut           

    • C. 

      Almond

    • D. 

      Soybean     

    • E. 

      .  poppy seed  

  • 15. 
    The alkaloid present in Rauwolfia is
    • A. 

      Emetine

    • B. 

      Reserpine   

    • C. 

      Physostigmine

    • D. 

      Morphine      

    • E. 

      Scopolamine  

  • 16. 
    The alkaloid formed by the acetylation of morphine is:
    • A. 

      Heroin

    • B. 

      Codeine       

    • C. 

      Morphine

    • D. 

      Cocaine        

    • E. 

      Papaverine  

  • 17. 
    One of the following does not belong to the group; the volatile oils present in     Vick’s vaporub:
    • A. 

      Methol

    • B. 

      Camphor

    • C. 

      Thymol       

    • D. 

      Eugenol          

    • E. 

      Cineole  

  • 18. 
    This alkaloid is employed in ophthalmology to treat glaucoma:
    • A. 

      Eserine

    • B. 

      Reserpine     

    • C. 

      Emetine     

    • D. 

      Morphine     

    • E. 

      Strychnine

  • 19. 
    One of the following is not a medicinal balsam:
    • A. 

      Storax          

    • B. 

      Benzoin

    • C. 

      Styrax

    • D. 

      Tolu

    • E. 

      Methyl salicylate  

  • 20. 
    .  If Indian hemp is cannabis; then black Indian hemp is:
    • A. 

      Convallaria 

    • B. 

      Podophyllum

    • C. 

      Benzoin

    • D. 

      Apocynum 

    • E. 

      Red squill

  • 21. 
    The alkaloid in the form of syrup is used in the treatment of drug overdose in certain poisonings
    • A. 

      Hydrates          

    • B. 

      Ipecac

    • C. 

      Quinine    

    • D. 

      Ergotamine     

    • E. 

      Morphine

  • 22. 
    The product formed by the action of nitric acid on rectified turpentine oil in the presence of alcohol is:
    • A. 

      Cineole

    • B. 

      Eugenol

    • C. 

      Terpinol       

    • D. 

      Borneol        

    • E. 

      Linalool

  • 23. 
    The principal cinchona alkaloid employed therapeutically as anti-protozoal  drug 
    • A. 

      Quinine   

    • B. 

      Chloroquine

    • C. 

      Quinacrine        

    • D. 

      Quinidine       

    • E. 

      Eserine salicylate  

  • 24. 
    The main therapeutic use of methosalen, a lactone glycoside:
    • A. 

      Anti-coagulant     

    • B. 

      Aphrodisiac

    • C. 

      Anthelmintic      

    • D. 

      Repigmentation

  • 25. 
    Sodium morrhuate is the sodium salt of the fatty acid of:
    • A. 

      Shark             

    • B. 

      Whale

    • C. 

      Cow

    • D. 

      Pig

    • E. 

      Cod