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Pharmaceutics MCQs questions, along with answers, are available for Diploma and Degree in Pharmacy students. All questions hold great significance from the exam’s perspective.

Pharmaceutics MCQs questions

List of Pharmaceutics MCQs questions

Q1. Which of the following is used as a sweetening agent in syrups?
(a) Sucrose
(b) Fructose
(c) Maltose
(d) Glucose

Q2. The percentage of sucrose used in syrup is
(a) 76.6%
(b) 66.7%
(c) 67.6%
(d) 76.7%

Q3. Sucrose crystalization is due to
(a) Low concentration
(b) Unsaturation
(c) Saturation
(d) Drying

Q4. Syrup is self-preservative.
(a) True
(b) False

Q5. The Specific gravity of syrup is the following
(a) 1.80
(b) 1.30
(c) 1.50
(d) 3.10

Q6. Why is glycerine used in elixer?
(a) As a Preservative
(b) As a Vehicle
(c) As a Colouring agent
(d) As a Flavouring agent

Q7. What is the use of Chloroform spirit in elixir?
(a) Preservative
(b) Vehicle
(c) Colouring agent
(d) Flavouring agent

Q8. Elixirs are hydroalcoholic formulations.
(a) True
(b) False

Q9. Elixirs are protected from direct sunlight.
(a) True
(b) False

Q10. What is the role of Stabilizers in elixirs ……
(a) coloring agent
(b) preservatives
(c) stability
(d) solubility

Q11. Solutions are which type of liquids state?
(a) Bi-Phasic
(b) Monophasic
(c) Suspension
(d) Other than these

Q12. Solution Contain of the following
(a) Solute
(b) Solvent
(c) Co-solvent
(d) All of these

Q13. The solution is generally stored in a ……..
(a) Wide-mouth bottle
(b) Narrow mouth bottle

Q14. Aqueous iodine solution is also referred to as…
(a) Lugol’s solution
(b) Hassi’s solution
(c) IOL’s solution.
(d) Martin’s solution.

Q15. What is the purpose of Iodine solution
(a) Pharmaceutical aid
(b) Antiseptic
(c) Disinfectant
(d) None of these

Q16. Emulsion is___________liquid.
(a) Monophasic
(b) Bi-phasic
(c) Both (a) and (b)
(d) None of these

Q17. Castor oil emulsion is a form of a which emulsion.
(a) O/W
(b) W/O
(c) Both (a) and (b)
(d) None of these

Q18. Gum acacia is used as_____ in the emulsion.
(a) Solvent
(b) Solute
(c) Emulsifying agent
(d) Colourant

Q19. The size of the droplet in the emulsion is
(a) 0.1 um
(b) 1.0 um
(c) 10.0 um
(d) 0.01 um

Q20. Castor oil emulsion is used as
(a) Purgative
(b) Laxative
(c) Pharmaceutical aid
(d) None of these

Q21. The emulsion is…………liquid.
(a) Homogenous
(b) Heterogeneous
(c) Both (a) and (b)
(d) None of these

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Q22. Cod liver oil emulsion is a form of a which emulsion.
(a) O/W
(b) W/O
(c) Both (a) and (b)
(d) None of these

Q23. The emulsifying agent is.
(a) Water
(b) Chloroform
(c) Cod liver oil
(d) Acacia

Q24. The reason for the Phase separation of an emulsion is…
(a) Coalsance
(b) Temperature change
(c) Phase change
(d) All of these

Q25. The usage of Cod liver oil emulsion is a
(a) Purgative
(b) Laxative
(c) Pharmaceutical aid
(d) Source of vitamin

Q26. Lotions are which type of formulation preparation?
(a) Liquid suspension
(b) Liquid
(c) Semisolid
(d) All of these

Q27. Lotions are applied to the skin.
(a) With friction
(b) Without friction
(c) Both (a) and (b)
(d) None of these

Q28. In lotion, Bentonite is used as…
(a) Suspending agent
(b) Moisturizer
(c) Cooling agent
(d) Fragrant

Q29. The label on the lotion consists of the following instructions…
(a) Shake well before use
(b) For external use only
(c) Both (a) and (b)
(d) None of these

Q30. Calamine is a…
(a) Zinc carbonate
(b) Zinc sulphate
(c) Zinc oxide
(d) None of these

Q31. Chemically, What is the milk of magnesia?
(a) Calcium hydroxide
(b) Magnesium carbonate
(c) Magnesium hydroxide
(d) Sodium bicarbonate

Q32. The usage of a Milk of magnesia is…
(a) Antacid
(b) Purgative
(c) Coolant
(d) Antiseptic

Q33. Milk of magnesia is a…
(a) Solution
(b) Emulsion
(c) Suspension
(d) None of these

Q34. Which of the following is a milk of magnesia color
(a) Grey
(b) Pink
(c) White
(d) None of these

Q35. Milk of magnesia pH is?
(a) 12.5
(b) 11.5
(c) 10.5
(d) 13.5

Q36. Ointments are which type of formulation preparation.
(a) Liquid suspension
(b) Liquid
(c) Semisolid
(d) All of these

Q37. The instruction for applying Ointment to the skin is…
(a) With friction
(b) Without friction
(c) Both (a) and (b)
(d) None of these

Q38. What types of containers are used to pack Ointments?
(a) Jars
(b) Tubes
(c) Both (a) and (b)
(d) None of these

Q39. A simple ointment base is a
(a) Oleaginous base
(b) Absorption base
(c) Emulsifying base
(d) Water soluble base

Q40. Which procedure is used to make a simple ointment base?
(a) Fusion
(b) Emulsification
(c) Trituration
(d) None of these

Q41. Oleaginous base is …………
(a) Aquaphor
(b) Ploysorb
(c) PEG
(d) Kessolin

Q42. Emulsifying ointment bases are of two types.
(a) True
(b) False

Q43. The container used to pack Ointments is…
(a) Jars
(b) Tubes
(c) Both (a) and (b)
(d) None of these

Q44. Precipitated sulphur is used as a
(a) Scabicide
(b) Laxative
(c) Skin irritant
(d) None of these

Q45. All ointments are sterilized.
(a) True
(b) False

Q46. Cetrimide is available in which color?
(a) Black
(b) White
(c) Light green
(d) yellow

Q47. Cetrimide is soluble in water.
(a) True
(b) False

Q48. Cetrimide is insoluble in ….
(a) Water
(b) Warm water
(c) Ether
(d) None of these

Q49. Cetrimide cream is used as a
(a) Bactericide
(b) Antiseptic
(c) Skin irritant
(d) None of these

Q50. Cetrimide cream is packed in
(a) Narrow mouth container
(b) Plastic jars
(c) Collapsible tubes
(d) None of these

Q51. The 7th edition of I.P. was published in __
(a) 2007
(b) 2014
(c) 1996
(d) 2012

Q52. 1 Gallon = ___ fluid ounces.
(a) 160
(b) 260
(c) 360
(d) 460

Q53. Desert spoonful = _ ml.
(a) 8
(b) 6
(c) 5
(d) 4

Q54. scruple __ grains.
(a) 10
(b) 20
(c) 30
(d) 40

Q55. The direction “shake well before use” is given for _
(a) Powder
(b) Suspension
(c) Syrup
(d) None of above

Q56. Simple syrup is __ a sucrose solution in water with sucrose concentration.
(a) 66.7% w/w saturated
(b) 66.2% w/w saturated
(c) 65.7% w/w, unsaturated
(d) None of above

Q57. Emulsion that is used for external should be _ type.
(a) o/w
(b) w/o
(c) Both (but o/w is preferred)
(d) None of above

Q58. __ is a topical drug that softens the skin.
(a) Expectorant
(b) Counter irritant
(c) Laxative
(d) Emollient

Q59. _ is a drug that induces mild irritation to produce reddening skin.
(a) Surfactant
(b) Sedative
(c) Rubefacient
(d) None of above

Q60. _ is determined by the angle of repose in pre-formulation.
(a) Bulk density
(b) Flow properties
(c) Particle size
(d) None of above

Q61. In GMP and cGMP ‘P’ stands for _
(a) Practice
(b) Practical
(c) Price
(d) None of above

Q62. Lepa is _ a dosage form.
(a) Solid
(b) Liquid
(c) Semisolid
(d) None of above

Q63. Asava and arista are __ dosage form.
(a) Solid
(b) liquid
(c) Semisolid
(d) None of above

Q64. Liniments must not be applied on __ skin.
(a) Broken
(b) Oily
(c) Open
(d) None of above

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