Pharmacognosy And Phytochemistry Questions And Answers

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What do you understand by these terms pharmacognosy and phytochemistry? Can you attempt all questions and answers related to these concepts in this quiz? Go ahead and try your luck. Pharmacognosy and phytochemistry deal with the study of the physical, chemical, and biological properties of drugs derived from natural resources like plants. Here, you'll be asked questions about different types of chemical drugs used to treat which kinds of diseases. Do you think you can crack this quiz quickly? Play it now and see for yourself.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    ……..used to treat post-partum hemorrhage.
    • A. 

      Ergotamine

    • B. 

      Ergocryptine

    • C. 

      Ergometrine

    • D. 

      Ergocrystine

  • 2. 
    Which of the following alkaloids is/are used before and after major surgery?
    • A. 

      Morphine

    • B. 

      Quinine

    • C. 

      Tubocurarine

    • D. 

      Both A and C

    • E. 

      Both B and C

  • 3. 
    ...... is used for induction of emesis in poisoning cases at the accident and emergency unit.
    • A. 

      Hydrastine

    • B. 

      Papaverine

    • C. 

      Emetine

    • D. 

      Ipecacuahha root exract

  • 4. 
    All statements about TETRATERPENES are incorrect except:
    • A. 

      "Are C45 compounds volatile liquids"

    • B. 

      "Very colourful compounds like the yellowish-orange ?-carotene"

    • C. 

      "Water soluble mevalonic acid derivatives "

    • D. 

      "Synthesized from squalene"

  • 5. 
    …… has a direct relaxation of the smooth muscles of bronchi and pulmanory blood vessels
    • A. 

      Ephedrine

    • B. 

      Atropine

    • C. 

      Theophylline

    • D. 

      Nicotine

    • E. 

      Ergotamine

  • 6. 
    Pseudoephedrine free base is
    • A. 

      "more stable than its sulphate salt"

    • B. 

      "Less stable than its sulphate salt"

    • C. 

      "water-soluble "

    • D. 

      "methanol-soluble

  • 7. 
    The alcoholic part of the shown structure is common in alkaloids isolated from the family :
    • A. 

      Legumonasae

    • B. 

      Asteraceae

    • C. 

      Papaveraceae

    • D. 

      Solanaceae

    • E. 

      Labiatae

  • 8. 
    Alkaline hydrolysis of recinnamine produces methanol, cinnamic acid and reserpic acid.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Morphine and codeine are strong antitussive narcotic analgesics.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Volatile oils:"
    • A. 

      "Are simple terpenoidal or phenylpropene derivatives"

    • B. 

      "Are safe to use in aromatherapy with no contraindications"

    • C. 

      "Are thermo- and photostable"

    • D. 

      Both A and B

    • E. 

      Both B and C

  • 11. 
    Morphine is:
    • A. 

      "tropic acid derivative"

    • B. 

      "Morphinanes with quinoline system"

    • C. 

      "Hydrolyzes in alkaline medium into codeine & methylene "

    • D. 

      "demethyl codeine "

  • 12. 
    Tannins share the followings except:
    • A. 

      "rich in unripe fruits"

    • B. 

      "hydrolyzed in low PH providing sugar and gallic acid"

    • C. 

      "water soluble"

    • D. 

      "all"

    • E. 

      "none"

  • 13. 
    Abdominal cramping is:
    • A. 

      " the symptom of cinchonism"

    • B. 

      "These are the effects resulting from the missuse syrup of ipecac syrup"

    • C. 

      "the effect following the administration of large doses of cocaine"

    • D. 

      "the side effecs of Areca alkaloid"

    • E. 

      "the major side effect of anthraquinone based laxatives "

  • 14. 
    Saponins :
    • A. 

      "Induce RBC heamolysis if taken IV"

    • B. 

      "Induce RBC heamolysis if taken orally"

    • C. 

      "Froth forming steroidal or triterpenoidal glycosides"

    • D. 

      Both B and C

    • E. 

      Both A and C

  • 15. 
    Quercitin is the aglycone of rutin.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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