Pharmacognosy Quiz Questions And Answers

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Pharmacognosy Quiz Questions And Answers

Here in this pharmacognosy quiz with questions and answers, you will get to learn more about medicinal drugs and their myriad uses. For ages past, we have been utilizing these herbs and plants to treat various diseases and ailments. There are still many uses of various plants that have yet to be found and so many plants whose uses we are not even aware of! Let's start this quiz and learn more about pharmacognosy. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The alkaloid found in calabar bean
    • A. 

      Physostigmine

    • B. 

      Cocaine

    • C. 

      Colchicines

    • D. 

      Emetine

  • 2. 
    Devil's dung which is used as a carminative and anti-spasmodic.
    • A. 

      Jalap

    • B. 

      Gamboges

    • C. 

      Asafetida

    • D. 

      Witch hazel

  • 3. 
    The following is/are the properties of nonhydrolyzable tannins except: 
    • A. 

      They give a bluish to black color with ferric chloride.

    • B. 

      They usually contain phloroglucinol nucleus in part.

    • C. 

      They are usually precipitated by bromine water TS.

    • D. 

      They yield catechol when heated.

  • 4. 
    This does not possess narcotic properties and is therefore sometimes called anarcotine.
    • A. 

      Noscapine

    • B. 

      Hydrocodone

    • C. 

      Papaverine HCI

    • D. 

      Hydromorphone

  • 5. 
    The hallucinogen derived from ergot:
    • A. 

      THC

    • B. 

      ETO

    • C. 

      EDTA

    • D. 

      LSD

  • 6. 
    Plant sources of purine bases alkaloids:
    • A. 

      Kola

    • B. 

      Tea

    • C. 

      Cacao

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 7. 
    Class of natural products with potent and diverse biological activities involved in platelet aggregation, pain, and inflammation.
    • A. 

      Enzyme

    • B. 

      Hormones

    • C. 

      Porstaglandis

    • D. 

      Tubocurarine

  • 8. 
    Attacks protopectin yielding soluble pectin:
    • A. 

      Protopectase

    • B. 

      Pectose

    • C. 

      Pectinase

    • D. 

      Pectase

  • 9. 
    The new name of the family Palmae:
    • A. 

      Poaceae

    • B. 

      Asteraceae

    • C. 

      Caesalpinaceae

    • D. 

      Arecaceae

  • 10. 
    A local source of cyanogenic glycosides is:
    • A. 

      Cyanogenum Esculenta

    • B. 

      Manihot esculentum

    • C. 

      Manihot cympogon

    • D. 

      Manihot esculenta

  • 11. 
    The principal cinchona alkaloid employed therapeutically as an anti-protozoal drug.
    • A. 

      Quinine

    • B. 

      Chloroquine

    • C. 

      Quinacrine

    • D. 

      Quinidine

    • E. 

      Eserine salicylate

  • 12. 
    The pathologic product of sperm whales is:
    • A. 

      Copaiba

    • B. 

      Ambergris

    • C. 

      Bayberry

    • D. 

      Carnauba

    • E. 

      Teaberry

  • 13. 
    These are major carotenoids in plants, except:
    • A. 

      B-carotene

    • B. 

      Lycopene

    • C. 

      A-carotene

    • D. 

      Gossypol

  • 14. 
    Alkaloids as salts may be liberated from plant components using: 
    • A. 

      Acidulated water

    • B. 

      Sodium carbonate

    • C. 

      Methanol

    • D. 

      Ether

  • 15. 
    This is the parent nucleus of the chlorophylls:
    • A. 

      Bilan

    • B. 

      Porphine

    • C. 

      Tetraporphinpyrrole

    • D. 

      Magnesium

  • 16. 
    It is one of the ingredients of the embalming material of Egyptians:
    • A. 

      Benzoin

    • B. 

      Tolu balsam

    • C. 

      Myrrh

    • D. 

      None

  • 17. 
    The solid resin from turpentine:
    • A. 

      Benzoin

    • B. 

      Styrax

    • C. 

      Tolu

    • D. 

      Rosin

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