Thursday, March 25, 2010

Miscellaneous applications of Inorganic Chemistry in Pharmacy

Multiple Choice Question (MCQs) of Inorganic Pharmaceutical Chemistry

1. Which of the following is used as Carbon dioxide source in the preparation of effervescent mixtures?

a. Sodium dihydrogen phosphate
b. Sodium carbonate
c. Sodium bicarbonate
d. Sodium citrate

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2. Sodium bicarbonate is used as

a. Systemic alkalizer
b. Systemic acidifier
c. Gastric antacids
d. both a and c
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3. Aluminium ion in solution is an excellent

a. Germicide
b. Astringent
c. Protective
d. Pigment
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4. Lime water, a saturated solution of fresh Calcium hydroxide is

a. Germicide
b. Astringent
c. Protective
d. Pigment
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5. The most important innocuous pigments are the

a. Iron oxides
b. Zinc oxides
c. Aluminium hydroxide
d. Antimony sodium tartarate
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6. Which of the following is used as a diluent for oxygen

a. Helium
b. Nitrogen
c. CO2
d. Nitrogen (I) oxide
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7. Which one of them is an excellent expectorant?

a. Ammonium chloride and carbonate
b. Hydriodic acid syrup
c. Water vapour
d. Ammonium and potassium iodides
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Answers to multiple choice questions (MCQs) in Inorganic Pharmaceutical Chemistry

1. c
2. a
3. b
4. b
5. a
6. b
7. c
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