Monday, March 22, 2010

Group II

Multiple Choice Question (MCQs) of Group II

1. Elements of Group IIA function uniformly in the ______ oxidation state.

a. +1
b. +2
c. +3
d. +4
2. The hydroxides of _________ give strongly basic solutions.

a. Calcium
b. Strontium
c. Barium
d. All of the above
3. Beryllium metals and its compounds are extremely toxic when

a. ingested
b. inhaled
c. absorbed through the skin
d. all of the above
4. Magnesium sulphate can be used as

a. Antacid
b. Cathartic
c. Anticonvulsant
d. Both b and c
5. Which of the following is used as lubricant in the preparation of compressed tablets.

a. Magnesium sulphate
b. Magnesium stearate
c. Magnesium hydroxide
d. Magnesium carbonate
6. Which of the following is the second most plentiful cation in the cell.

a. Strontium
b. Barium
c. Magnesium
d. Berrylium
7. 45Ca isotope has been employed in

a. research involving photosynthesis
b. therapeutically in the treatment of certain malignancies
c. studies involving mineral metabolism
d. diagnostic capacity
8. Which of the following is used as a Carbon dioxide absorber.

a. Calcium hydroxide lime
b. Barium hydroxide lime
c. Magnesium hydroxide lime
d. Strontium hydroxide lime
9. Volatile metals belong to Group

a. IA
b. IB
c. IIA
d. IIB
10. Which of the following element is an essential component of carbonic anhydrase

a. Zinc
b. Magnesium
c. Calcium
d. Beryllium
11. In Japan, Itai-Itai disease is believed to caused by drinking contaminated water with

a. Mercury
b. Cadmium
c. Beryllium
d. Barium
12. The best antidote for mercury poisoning is

a. Sodium formaldehyde sulfoxylate
b. Calcium gluconate
c. Methiodal sodium
d. Lithium carbonate

Answers to multiple choice questions (MCQs) of Group II in Inorganic Pharmaceutical Chemistry
1. b
2. d
3. d
4. d
5. b
6. c
7. c
8. b
9. d
10. a
11. b
12. a

Further Reading:
Inorganic chemistry for pharmacy, ([International textbook company. Blue books] 360-362)

Inorganic chemistry in pharmacy

Chemistry for Pharmacy and the Life Sciences: Including Pharmacology and Biomedical Science

Modern Inorganic Pharmaceutical Chemistry
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