A list of Pharma Quiz Online (Industrial Pharmacy)



MCQ 1. One of the following ingredients improves the flow property of granules is _____?

  1. Lubricant 
  2. Emollient
  3. Glidant 
  4. Surfactant

Right answer is (3)


MCQ 2. pH of the solution calculated by ______?

  1. Henry’s law
  2. Charle’s law
  3. Dalton’s law
  4. Henderson-Hasselbalch equation

Right answer is (4)


MCQ 3. Hausner ratio is _______?

  1. Bulk density/ Tapped density
  2. Tapped density/ Bulk density
  3. Bulk volume/ Void volume
  4. Void volume/ Bulk volume

Right answer is (2)


MCQ 4. Which of the following tablet are formulated to prevent drug release in stomach ______?

  1. Film coated tablet
  2. Sugar coated tablet
  3. Enteric coated tablet
  4. Sustained release tablet

Right answer is (3)


MCQ 5. For sugar coated tablet, specified disintegration time is _____?

  1. 10 minutes
  2. 15 minutes
  3. 30 minutes
  4. 60 minutes

Right answer is (4)


MCQ 6. Particle size of Microcrystalline Cellulose (PH 102) is ______?

  1. 10 µ
  2. 50 µ
  3. 100 µ
  4. 200 µ

Right answer is (3)


MCQ 7. What is the Sieve Size (microns) of Sieve no. 40 _____?

  1. 200 µ
  2. 400 µ
  3. 425 µ
  4. 500 µ

Right answer is (3)


MCQ 8. Friability limit for most tablets ______?

  1. NMT 0.5%
  2. NMT 0.8%
  3. NMT 1.0%
  4. NMT 2.0%

Right answer is (3)


MCQ 9. For content uniformity maximum allowed acceptance value L1 is _______?

  1. 5
  2. 10
  3. 15
  4. 20

Right answer is (3)


MCQ 10. Minimum sampling point for Blend Uniformity test _____?

  1. 3
  2. 5
  3. 10
  4. 20

Right answer is (3)


MCQ 11. Water content of gelatin shell usually between _____?

  1. 5% and 10%
  2. 13% and 16%
  3. 15% and 20%
  4. 20% and 25%

Right answer is (2)


MCQ 12. USP Apparatus 2 is ______?

  1. Paddles 
  2. Basket
  3. Reciprocating cylinder
  4. Flow through cell

Right answer is (1)


MCQ 13. Disintegration testing is discussed in USP general chapter ______?

  1. 701
  2. 711
  3. 1092
  4. 1216
Right answer is (1)

MCQ 14. Weight variation is performed by weigh ______?

  1. 10 sample
  2. 20 sample
  3. 30 sample
  4. 40 sample

Right answer is (2)


MCQ 15. Which of the following is preservative ______?

  1. Benzyl alcohol
  2. Methyl paraben
  3. Chlorocresol
  4. All of the above
Right answer is (4)


MCQ 16. Emulsions are thermodynamically unstable preparation of two _______ liquids.
  1. Soluble
  2. Miscible
  3. Partially soluble
  4. Immiscible
Right answer is (4)


MCQ 17. Types of suspensions according to size of dispersed particles _______?
  1. 2
  2. 3
  3. 4
  4. 5
Right answer is (3)


MCQ 18. Docusate sodium & Sodium Lauryl sulfate are ______ wetting agents.
  1. Cationic
  2. Anionic
  3. Non-ionic
  4. Neutral
Right answer is (2)


MCQ 19. Titanium oxide used as colorant gives _______ color.
  1. Brown
  2. Black
  3. White
  4. Red
Right answer is (3)


MCQ 20. For a stable suspension, sedimentation value should be ______ to/than 1.
  1. Equal
  2. Greater
  3. Less than
  4. None
Right answer is (1)


MCQ 21. The First US pharmacopoeia was published in ____?
  1. 1820 
  2. 1822 
  3. 1823 
  4. 1821
Right answer is (1)


MCQ 22. Full form of “MDI” is _____?
  1. Metered Dose Inhaler 
  2. Metered Dose Inhalation 
  3. Metered drug ingestion
  4. Metered drug infusion
Right answer is (1)


MCQ 23. Douches are meant for application in ____?
  1. Buccal cavity 
  2. Rectal cavity 
  3. Vaginal cavity 
  4. Nasal cavity
Right answer is (3)


MCQ 24. What will increase the bulk of product _____?
  1. Processing aid 
  2. Diluent 
  3. Granulating Agent 
  4. Organoleptic additive
Right answer is (2)


MCQ 25. Solutions are _____ dosage form.
  1. Monophasic 
  2. Biphasic 
  3. Triphasic 
  4. Solid
Right answer is (1)


MCQ 26. Nasal drops are _____?
  1. Hypertonic 
  2. Isotonic 
  3. Hypotonic 
  4. None
Right answer is (2)


MCQ 27. ____ drops are used in otic cavity.
  1. Eye 
  2. Ear 
  3. Nasal 
  4. None of these
Right answer is (2)


MCQ 28. Buffering agent is also called as ____.
  1. Sweetening agent 
  2. Thickening agent 
  3. pH modifiers 
  4. Wetting agent
Right answer is (3)


MCQ 29. Suspending agent imparts _____.
  1. Solubility 
  2. Viscosity 
  3. Absorption 
  4. Wetting
Right answer is (2)


MCQ 30. BCS stands for ____.
  1. Biopharmaceutics classification system 
  2. Biological classification system
  3. Binominal classification system 
  4. Basic classification system
Right answer is (1)


MCQ 31. A rectal suppository is used to treat a fever. This would represent what type of drug delivery?
  1. Parenteral and local
  2. Parenteral and systemic
  3. Enteral and local
  4. Enteral and systemic
Right answer is (4)


MCQ 32. According to USP, Sparingly soluble means the Parts of solvent required for one part of
solute is _____?
  1. 30-100
  2. 10-30
  3. 100-1000
  4. Less than 1
Right answer is (1)


MCQ 33. The ratio of void volume to bulk volume is known as _____?
  1. Tapped density
  2. Bulk density
  3. Porosity
  4. Granule volume
Right answer is (2)


MCQ 34. Accelerated stability testing is done to _____?
  1. Predict shelf life of the formulation
  2. Predict dissociation constant
  3. Predict diffusion constant
  4. Determine activation energy
Right answer is (1)


MCQ 35. Which of the following is not used as diluents?
  1. Lactose
  2. Microcrystalline cellulose
  3. Calcium Carbonate
  4. Poly Vinyl Pyrrolidone
Right answer is (4)


MCQ 36. Dried corn starch is mixed with granules for purpose of ____?
  1. Lubrication
  2. Disintegration
  3. Whiteness
  4. Binder
Right answer is (2)


MC 37. Cam tracks are used in tablet for ____?
  1. Feeding the granules
  2. Adjusting shape
  3. Guiding movement of punches
  4. Compress the granules
Right answer is (3)


MCQ 38. Which of the following are the desired features of good suspension:
  1. The particles which settle down should not deposit at the bottom as hard cake. They
  2. must be easily re-suspended by moderate shaking.
  3. It should be free from grittiness.
  4. It should be stable in case of physical chemical and microbial attack.
  5. All of the above
Right answer is (4)


MCQ 39. Isoelectric point of Type A gelatine is ____?
  1. Between 7 and 9
  2. 10
  3. Between 4.7 and 5.3
  4. Between 12 and 15
Right answer is (1)


MCQ 40. Disintegration time of soft capsule is _____?
  1. 60 minute
  2. 15 minute
  3. 30 minute
  4. 5 minute
Right answer is (1)


MCQ 41. Which of the following is not pelletization process?
  1. Agitation
  2. Compaction
  3. Sieving
  4. Globulation
Right answer is (3)


MCQ 42. Thiomersal is used in parenteral products as ____.
  1. Buffer
  2. Antimicrobial agent
  3. Antioxidant
  4. Chelating agent
Right answer is (2)


MCQ 43. Which of the following in the vanishing cream is used for its emollient effect?
  1. Stearic acid
  2. KOH
  3. Glycerin
  4. Cetyl alcohol
Right answer is (4)


MCQ 44. Percentage of oily phase in vanishing cream is _____.
  1. 50 %
  2. 20-25 %
  3. 40-60 %
  4. 10-15 %
Right answer is (2)


MCQ 45. Size of suspended particles in aerosol products ideally range from ______.
  1. 200-250 μ
  2. 20-25 μ
  3. 0.5-4 μ
  4. 150-200 μ
Right answer is (3)


MCQ 46. Which one of the following device is used to increase efficiency of drug delivery via aerosols?
  1. Tube spacer
  2. Metered valve
  3. Actuator
  4. Pressure valve
Right answer is (1)


MCQ 47. Which type of inhaler is propellant free?
  1. MDI
  2. SVN
  3. DPI
  4. None of the above
Right answer is (3)


MCQ 48. The time or dose required for 1 log reduction in microbial populationis calculated by___.
  1. Cvalue
  2. Zvalue
  3. Fvalue
  4. Dvalue
Right answer is (4)


MCQ 49. The most commonly used temperature for Lyophilization _____.
  1. -10 to -20°C
  2. 0 to -10°C
  3. -30 to -40°C
  4. none of the above
Right answer is (3)


MCQ 50. What should be the moisture content of a hard gelatin capsule?
  1. <10%
  2. 10 - 13%
  3. 13 - 16%
  4. >16%
Right answer is (3)