Pharmacognosy Quiz Questions

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Pharmacognosy Quiz Questions

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  • 1. 
    The alkaloid found in calabar bean
    • A. 

      A. physostigmine

    • B. 

      B. Cocaine

    • C. 

      C. colchicines

    • D. 

      D. emetine

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

      A. jalap

    • B. 

      B. gamboges

    • C. 

      C. asafetida

    • D. 

      D. witch hazel

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

      A. They give a bluish to black color with ferric chloride.

    • B. 

      B. They usually contain phloroglucinol nucleus in part.

    • C. 

      C. They are usually precipitated by bromine water TS.

    • D. 

      D. They yield catechol when heated.

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

      A. noscapine

    • B. 

      B. hydrocodone

    • C. 

      C. papaverine HCI

    • D. 

      D. hydromorphone

  • 5. 
    Parts of this plant that are used as condiments, except:
    • A. 

      A. bawang

    • B. 

      B. makabuhay

    • C. 

      C. siling labuyo

    • D. 

      D. luya

  • 6. 
    The hallucinogen derived from egrot:
    • A. 

      A. THC

    • B. 

      B. ETO

    • C. 

      C. EDTA

    • D. 

      D. LSD

  • 7. 
    The undissolved portion of the drug that remains after extraction:
    • A. 

      A. solute

    • B. 

      B. marc

    • C. 

      C. solvent

    • D. 

      D.active drug

  • 8. 
    Plant sources of purine bases alkaloids:
    • A. 

      A. kola

    • B. 

      B. tea

    • C. 

      C. cacao

    • D. 

      D. all of these

  • 9. 
    Milky white viscid secretion from the salivary glands of the worker hive bee, Apis mellifera, and is udes as A general tonic, toward the effects of old age:
    • A. 

      A. lac

    • B. 

      B. royal jelly

    • C. 

      C. ginseng

    • D. 

      D. propolis

  • 10. 
    Class of natural products with potent and diverse biological activities involved in platelet aggregation, pain and inflammation.
    • A. 

      A. enzyme

    • B. 

      B. hormones

    • C. 

      C. porstaglandis

    • D. 

      D. tubocurarine

  • 11. 
    Attacks protopectin yielding soluble pectin:
    • A. 

      A. protopectase

    • B. 

      B. pectose

    • C. 

      C. pectinase

    • D. 

      D. pectase

  • 12. 
    The new name of the family Palmae:
    • A. 

      A. poaceae

    • B. 

      B. asteraceae

    • C. 

      C. caesalpinaceae

    • D. 

      D. arecaceae

  • 13. 
    A local source of cyanogenic glycosides is:
    • A. 

      A. Cyanogenum Esculenta

    • B. 

      B. Manihot esculentum

    • C. 

      C. Manihot cympogon

    • D. 

      D. Manihot esculenta

  • 14. 
    The principal cinchona alkaloid employed therapeutically as anti-protozoal drug
    • A. 

      A. quinine

    • B. 

      B. chloroquine

    • C. 

      C. quinacrine

    • D. 

      D. quinidine

    • E. 

      E. eserine salicylate

  • 15. 
    The pathologic product of sperm whale is:
    • A. 

      A. copaiba

    • B. 

      B. ambergris

    • C. 

      C. bayberry

    • D. 

      D. carnauba

    • E. 

      E. teaberry

  • 16. 
    These are major carotenoids in plants, except:
    • A. 

      A. b-carotene

    • B. 

      B. lycopene

    • C. 

      C. a-carotene

    • D. 

      D. gossypol

  • 17. 
    Alkaloids as salts may be liberated from plant components using: 
    • A. 

      A. acidulated water

    • B. 

      B. sodium carbonate

    • C. 

      C. methanol

    • D. 

      D. ether

  • 18. 
    This is the parent nucleus of the chlorophylls:
    • A. 

      A. bilan

    • B. 

      B. porphine

    • C. 

      C. tetraporphinpyrrole

    • D. 

      D. magnesium

  • 19. 
    It is one of the ingredients og the embalming material of egyptians:
    • A. 

      A. benzoin

    • B. 

      B. tolu balsam

    • C. 

      C. myrrh

    • D. 

      D. none

  • 20. 
    The solid resin from turpentine:
    • A. 

      A. benzoin

    • B. 

      B. styrax

    • C. 

      C. tolu

    • D. 

      D. rosin