Pharmaceutics 1

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  • 1. 
    Unequal distribution of color on a tablet, refers to
    • A. 

      PickingĀ 

    • B. 

      Mottling

    • C. 

      Capping

    • D. 

      Sticking

  • 2. 
    Match the following and find out the correct combination 1. Capping (P) Separation of a tablet into 2 or more layers  2. Lamination (Q) Unequal distribution of color on a tablet 3. Mottling (R) Separation of top/bottom crowns of a tablet from the main body 4. Sticking (S) Adherence of tablet material to the die wall
    • A. 

      2-P, 3-Q, 1-R, 4-S

    • B. 

      1-P, 2-Q, 3-R, 4-S

    • C. 

      3-P, 1-Q, 2-R, 4-S

    • D. 

      4-P, 1-Q, 3-R, 2-S

  • 3. 
    Which of these is responsible for sticking?
    • A. 

      Excessive moisture

    • B. 

      Low moisture

    • C. 

      Both

    • D. 

      None

  • 4. 
    Which of the following mixer is a first high shear powder blender/mixer
    • A. 

      Diosna Mixer

    • B. 

      Littleford lodige mixer

    • C. 

      Flow mixer 

    • D. 

      Gral mixer

  • 5. 
    If the dose of a drug is inadequate, then it generally requires the following one, to make up its bulk
    • A. 

      Binders

    • B. 

      Disintegrants

    • C. 

      Lubricants

    • D. 

      Diluents

  • 6. 
    The first and most widely used diluent in tablet formulation is
    • A. 

      Dextrose

    • B. 

      Lactose 

    • C. 

      MCC

    • D. 

      Starch

  • 7. 
    Anhydrous lactose has the advantage overhydrous lactose
    • A. 

      Improved flow

    • B. 

      Absence of milard reaction

    • C. 

      Improved Compressibility

    • D. 

      High microbial load

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is not a commercially available starch product?
    • A. 

      Sta-Rx 1500

    • B. 

      Celutab

    • C. 

      Emdex

    • D. 

      Sugar tab

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is a synthetic adhesive?
    • A. 

      PVP

    • B. 

      MC

    • C. 

      HPMC

    • D. 

      HPC

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is a water soluble lubricant?
    • A. 

      Stearic acid

    • B. 

      Mineral oil

    • C. 

      PEG

    • D. 

      Magnesium stearate

  • 11. 
    Find out the correct statements regarding a sweetener, saccharin (P) It is 500 times sweeter than sucrose, but it is carcinogenic (Q) It is 500 times sweeter than sucrose, but it has bitter taste (R) It is sweeter than sucrose, but it is safe (S) It is sweeter than sucrose, but it is unstable
    • A. 

      P, S

    • B. 

      P, R

    • C. 

      P, Q

    • D. 

      R, S

  • 12. 
    Aerosil is used as
    • A. 

      Glidant

    • B. 

      Lubricant

    • C. 

      Antiadherant

    • D. 

      None

  • 13. 
    What is the pH of duodenum?
    • A. 

      2-3

    • B. 

      7-8

    • C. 

      4-6

    • D. 

      10

  • 14. 
    Tablets, which are placed between cheek and teeth, are known as
    • A. 

      Buccal

    • B. 

      Sublingual

    • C. 

      Lozenges

    • D. 

      Troches

  • 15. 
    Which statement is not correct?
    • A. 

      Buccal routes avoids first pass metabolism

    • B. 

      Parenteral route avoids first pass metabolism

    • C. 

      Sublingual route avoids first pass metabolism

    • D. 

      Oral route avoids first pass metabolism

  • 16. 
    Match the following ingredients according to their purpose in the formulation of tablets and find out the correct set 1. Glidant (P) Pre- gelatinized starch 2. Diluent (Q) Pyramine 3. Adherent (R) Colloidal silica 4. Disintegrant (S) Calcium sulphate   (T) Sodium alginate
    • A. 

      1-R, 2-S, 3-P, 4-T

    • B. 

      1-S, 2-R, 3-Q, 4-P

    • C. 

      1-R, 2-S, 3-T, 4-Q

    • D. 

      1-Q, 2-T, 3-R, 4-P

  • 17. 
    Enteric coating is achieved by using
    • A. 

      HPMC

    • B. 

      CMC

    • C. 

      CAP

    • D. 

      Povidine

  • 18. 
    The disintegration time for sugar coated tablets is
    • A. 

      30 min.

    • B. 

      45 min.

    • C. 

      60 min.

    • D. 

      75 min.

  • 19. 
    Flow rate of granules from the hopper can be improved by adding
    • A. 

      Disintegrant

    • B. 

      Glidant

    • C. 

      Binder

    • D. 

      Lubricant

  • 20. 
    Given below are equipment used in the manufacture of following products P-T. Match them and find out correct answer 1. Zenasi (P) Tablet granules 2. Hepa filter (Q) Tablet coating 3. Chilsonator (R) Emulsion 4. Accela cota (S) Injectables   (T) Capsule
    • A. 

      (a) 1-T, 2-S, 3-P, 4-Q

    • B. 

      1-P, 2-Q, 3-S, 4-R

    • C. 

      (c) 1-T, 2-R, 3-Q, 4-P

    • D. 

      1-S, 2-R, 3-P, 4-Q

  • 21. 
    Match the ingredients according to their purpose in the formulation & find out correct set 1. Film coating 2. Syrups 3. Emulsification 4. Enteric coating (P) Sodium benzoate (Q) Ethyl cellulose (R) Eudragit (S) Sucrose (T) Sodium oleate
    • A. 

      1-P, 2-Q, 3-R, 4-S

    • B. 

      1-R, 2-S, 3-T, 4-Q

    • C. 

      1-T, 2-P, 3-S, 4-Q

    • D. 

      1-R, 2-S, 3-Q, 4-T

  • 22. 
    Match the following regions in GIT with the pH levels indicated from P-T and find out correct answer 1. Mouth 2. Stomach 3. Deodenum 4. Large intestine (P) 5-6 (Q) 6.8-7.5 (R) 6.8-7 (S) 3-5 (T) 1.5-3
    • A. 

      1-Q, 2-T, 3-S, 4-R

    • B. 

      1-P, 2-R, 3-S, 4-T

    • C. 

      1-S, 2-T, 3-Q, 4-R

    • D. 

      1-R, 2-S, 3-T, 4-P

  • 23. 
    In sugar coating of tablets, subcoating done?
    • A. 

      To prevent moisture absorption

    • B. 

      To round the edge & build tablet size

    • C. 

      To smoothen the surface

    • D. 

      To prevent the tablet from breaking due to vibration

  • 24. 
    Some possible causes are mentioned in P-T, for the following defects during the film coating of tablets. Match them 1. Chipping 2. Cracking 3. Orange peel 4. Blistering (P) Poor spreading during spraying (Q) Over heating during spraying (R) Higher internal stresses in film (S) Excessive coating process (T) Precipitation of polymer due to high temperature/poor solvent
    • A. 

      1-S, 2-R, 3-P, 4-Q

    • B. 

      1-T, 2-S, 3-R, 4-P

    • C. 

      1-P, 2-Q, 3-R, 4-S

    • D. 

      1-R, 2-P, 3-Q, 4-T

  • 25. 
    Sub coating is given to the tablets
    • A. 

      To increase the bulkiness

    • B. 

      To avoid deterioration due to microbial attack

    • C. 

      To prevent the solubility in acidic medium

    • D. 

      To avoid stickness

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