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 Pharmacognosy is the branch of knowledge concerned with medicinal drugs obtained from plants or other natural sources.

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Question 1
Cellular totipotency is the property of
A
Plants
B
Animals
C
Viruses
D
Bacteria's
Question 2
Oil of wintergreen is_________.
A
Gaultheria oil
B
Palmarosa oil
C
Lavender oil
D
Citrus oil
Question 3
Which test is used to differentiate Pale Catechu and Black Catechu?
A
Goldbeater's skin test
B
Matchstick test
C
Gelatin test
D
Gambier fluorescin test
Question 4
In ultra violet spectroscopy the region of visible range is between
A
50 -100 nm
B
200-400 nm
C
Glycoside
D
400 -700 nm
Question 5
Cocaine is used as...................in the officinal medicine.
A
Narcotic
B
Emetic
C
Sedative
D
Local Anesthetic
Question 6
Selivanoff's test is used for _________
A
For ketones sugar
B
For aldehyde sugar
C
For deoxy sugar
D
For pentosesugar
Question 7
The usual thickness of TLC is
A
250µ m
B
500µ m
C
700µ m
D
900µ m
Question 8
Which of the following is being used to study the plant relationship?
A
Chemotaxonomy
B
Phylotaxonomy
C
Otogeny
D
Genetics
Question 9
Bioflavanoids are also known as
A
Vitamin C
B
Vitamin K
C
Vitamin P
D
Vitamin M
Question 10
Full name of NAA (Plant Growth Regulator) is
A
Naphthalene Acetic Acid
B
Nor Acetic Acid
C
Normal Acetic Acid
D
Nitro Acetic Acid
Question 11
Artificial invert sugar is used as an adulterant for honey and it is detected by
A
Tollen's
B
Fiehe's test
C
Ninhydrine
D
Baljet test
Question 12
Molecular formula for isoprene unit is
A
C8 H8
B
C6 H8
C
C3 H8
D
C5 H8
Question 13
Stomatal Index in Indian senna is in the range of
A
17 to 20
B
24 to 29
C
29 to 30
D
30 to 33
Question 14
Flower bud of which drug having medicinal importance:
A
Cardamom
B
Fennel
C
Clove
D
Caraway
Question 15
Electroporation is a technique used in .........
A
Calluses
B
Organ
C
Protoplasts
D
Cell Suspension
Question 16
Which Chemical class compounds are used in aromatherapy?
A
Alkaloids
B
Glycosides
C
Fixed oils
D
Essential oils
Question 17
The chemical formula of Gypsum (Which is used as a binder in TLC)
A
Ca CO3
B
Ba SO4
C
CaSo4 1/2 H2O
D
Cu SO4 1/2 H2O
Question 18
In the Supercritical Fluid Extraction (SFE) the Ideal Supercritical Fluids is
A
Ethanol
B
Liquid CO2
C
PEG
D
Liquid NO2
Question 19
Cell suspension cultures require
A
Organogenesis
B
Differentiation
C
Aggregation
D
Disaggregation
Question 20
What is the unit of classification in both plants and animals?
A
Species
B
Kingdom
C
Family
D
Sub Species
Question 21
Which of the following is absent in Podophyllumhexandrum ?
A
Desmethoxypodophyllotoxin
B
Desoxypodophyllotoxin
C
Peltatin
D
Podophyllotoxin
Question 22
Soil bacteria of the genus ____________ used in "hairy root" culture.
A
Eubacteriales
B
Agrobacterium
C
Actinomycetes
D
Azotobacters
Question 23
Steam Distillation is used for the extraction
A
Fixed oils
B
Volatile oils
C
Glycosides
D
Tannins
Question 24
Meconic acid is a chemical marker of the Genus
A
Papaver
B
Pilocarpus
C
Atropa
D
Digitalis
Question 25
In printed scientific names, only the _______________ is capitalized.
A
Family
B
Species
C
Class
D
Genus
Question 26
A
A
B
B
C
C
D
D
Question 27
Which drug is not under the class of organized drug?
A
Leaves
B
Flowers
C
Fruits
D
Gums
Question 28
Carrageenan is used for Pharmacological screening of
A
Hypoglycemic Drug
B
Analgesic Drug
C
Anti-ulcer activity
D
Anti- inflammatory Drug
Question 29
Charantin, a steroidal saponin, which lowers blood sugar is obtained from the plant____
A
Cantharides
B
Momordica
C
Kalmegh
D
Gokhru
Question 30
Protoplasts are the cells devoid of
A
Cell membrane
B
Cell wall
C
Mitochondria
D
Cell nucleus
Question 31
Which schedule includes GMP of Ayurveda, Unani and Siddha Medicines?
A
Schedule M1
B
Schedule M2
C
Schedule T
D
Schedule U
Question 32
The haemolytic index is used for identification of :
A
Volatile oils
B
Saponin
C
Tannin
D
Resins
Question 33
Full name of 2,-4-D is
A
2,-4-Dibenzoyal acetic acid
B
2,-4-Dicholorophenoxy acetic acid
C
2,-4-Dicholoro acetic acid
D
2,-4-Dicholorophenoxy indol acetic acid
Question 34
L.S.D. is derived from
A
Clavicepspurpurea
B
Atropa belladonna
C
Daturainnoxia
D
Cannabis sativa
Question 35
Which one of the following does not give pink colour with ruthenium red?
A
Agar
B
Isabgol
C
Guar gum
D
Pectin
Question 36
Alloxan is used for Pharmacological screening of
A
Anti-diabetic activity
B
Analgesic activity
C
Anti-ulcer activity
D
Anti- inflammatory activity
Question 37
Per Ayurveda, which drug is belong to Rasayana category?
A
Senna
B
Isabgol
C
Datura
D
Shatavari
Question 38
The optimum temperature for activating a silica gel TLC plate is___________.
A
150-160 °C
B
200-210 °C
C
160-200 °C
D
100-110 °C
Question 39
Codeine is
A
Mono methyl ether of morphine
B
Acetyl derivative of morphine
C
Dimethyl ether of papaverine
D
Diethyl ether of morphine
Question 40
Probiotics are
A
Plants
B
Safe antibiotics
C
Live microbial food supplements
D
Food supplements
Question 41
Biological Source of Soybean is
A
Soy max
B
Glycine max
C
Cichoriumintibus
D
Alpinia max
Question 42
Ninhydrine solution is used to detect
A
Ephedrine
B
Quinine
C
Morphine
D
Atropine
Question 43
Van-Urk's reagent chemically is
A
Cinnamaldehyde
B
P-dimethylbenzoic acid
C
P-dimethylaminobenzaldehyde
D
Benzoic acid+Cinnamic acid
Question 44
Thalleoquin test is used for identification of
A
Atropine
B
Vincristine
C
Quinine
D
Strychnine
Question 45
Biological Source of GUGGUL is
A
Saracaindica
B
Alpiniamolmol
C
Commiphoramolmol
D
Commiphoramukul
Question 46
Proto alkaloids are also called as :
A
Amino alkaloid
B
Extra alkaloid
C
Pseudo alkaloid
D
True alkaloid
Question 47
A natural product derivative which is developed as an antimalarial is
A
Halofantrine
B
Pyrimethamine
C
Paludrine
D
Artemether
Question 48
Which extraction method is give higher extraction rate?
A
Percolation Method
B
Infusion Method
C
Microwave-assisted extraction Method
D
Maceration Method
Question 49
Modified Borntroger test is positive for which crude drug
A
Aloe
B
Senna
C
Senna pod
D
Digitalis
Question 50
The binomial system of classification was developed by:
A
Malthus
B
Linnaeus
C
Darwin
D
Wallace
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