Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Group IV

Multiple Choice Question (MCQs) of Group IV

1. All members of Group IV has a strong tendency to form inert pair ions except

a. Carbon and Germanium
b. Silicon and Tin
c. Carbon and Silicon
d. Tin and Lead

2. Simple carbon compounds are either

a. Linear
b. Planar triangular
c. Tetrahedral
d. All of the above
3. All of them can have maximum coordination number of 6 except

a. Carbon
b. Silicon
c. Germanium
d. Tin

4. The oxides of carbon and silicon are

a. basic
b. amphoteric
c. acidic
d. none of the above
5. The free state of carbon is produced in various forms in nature i.e.

a. coke
b. lampblack
c. charcoal
d. all of the above
6. Activated charcoal is used as

a. expectorant
b. astringent
c. germicide
d. adsorbent
7. Carbonates of _______ are helpful as antacids.

a. calcium
b. magnesium
c. aluminium
d. all of the above
8. Magnesium trisilicate is used as a

a. suspending agent
b. foaming agent
c. flocculating agent
d. all of the above
9. Germanium found in bis-beta-carboxy ethyl germanium sesquioxide is purported to have

a. anti-viral activity
b. anti-tumor effect
c. immune system enhancer
d. both b and c
10. Tin forms compounds in _________ oxidation state.

a. +2
b. +3
c. +4
d. both a and c
Answers to multiple choice questions of Group IV in Inorganic Pharmaceutical Chemistry

1. c
2. d
3. a
4. c
5. d
6. d
7. d
8. a
9. d
10. d

(These MCQs are helpful in the preparation of pharmaceutical chemistry exams)

Further studies:
Essentials of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, 3rd Edition

Wilson & Gisvold's Textbook of Organic Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry (Wilson and Gisvold's Textbook of Organic and Pharmaceutical Chemistry)

Modern Inorganic Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Texbook of Pharmaceutical Chemistry: Inorganic
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