Saturday, March 27, 2010


1. Oimtment are gressy ,semisolid preparation for application to----------------

a. Mucous membrane
b. Skin
c. Nasal cavity
d. None of above
2. Substances which  are dispersed in ointment should be in the form--------------------

a. Powder
b. Fine powder
c. Coarse powder
d. a and c
3. Ointment will absorb about 15% of its weight of water forming a-----------------

a. Water in oil emulsion
b. Oil in water emulsion
c. Suspension
d.  Oily ointment
4. The cetosteryl alcohol is included in paraffin ointment in order to improve----------------------property of skin

a. Adheshion
b. Stiffining
c. Emolien
d. Spreading
5. ----------------- spatulas are suitable for most substance

a.  Iron
b. Murcury compound
c. Stainless steel
d. a and c

Answers to MCQs of Ointments 
1. b
2. b
3. a
4. d
5. c

(These MCQs are helpful for the preparation of Dosage form and Dispensing Pharmaceutics)

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