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Dr. MGR University 2011 - 2015 Question Papers PAPER II PHARMACOGNOSY

Dr. MGR University MAY 2011 Question Paper
Subject : PAPER II – PHARMACOGNOSY

[KY 347] Sub. Code: 2908
M.PHARM. DEGREE EXAMINATION
(Regulations 2010)
(For candidates admitted from 2010-2011 onwards)
FIRST YEAR
BRANCH III – PHARMACOGNOSY
PAPER II – PHARMACOGNOSY
Q.P. Code : 262908
Time: Three Hours Maximum: 100 marks
Answer ALL questions
I. Elaborate on : (6 x 10 = 60)
 1. Principles, Rationales and technology involved in the production of Herbal cosmetics.
 2. Cultivation and Preparation of Davana and Cardamom.
 3. Review the status of traditional systems of medicine in India.
 Discuss the various formulations involved in Ayurveda.
 4. Role of Growth regulators in drug cultivation.
 5. Commercial significance of herbal formulations under WHO guidelines.
 6. Extraction of plant drugs by microwave assisted technique and its merits and demerits.
II. Write notes on : (8 x 5 = 40)
 1. Preparation and uses of Natural pesticides.
 2. Extraction of Clove oil.
 3. Industrial production of Rosemary.
 4. Mineral supplements.
 5. Neutraceuticals.
 6. Marine sources of drugs.
 7. Factors involved in cultivation and collection.
 8. How to destroy pests?
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Dr. MGR University OCTOBER 2011 Question Paper
Subject : PAPER II – PHARMACOGNOSY

[KZ 347] Sub. Code: 2908
M.PHARM. DEGREE EXAMINATION
FIRST YEAR
BRANCH III – PHARMACOGNOSY
PAPER II – PHARMACOGNOSY
Q.P. Code : 262908
Time: Three Hours Maximum: 100 marks
Answer ALL questions in the same order.
I. Elaborate on : Pages Time Marks
(Max.) (Max.) (Max.)
 1. a) Briefly explain the general aspects of various sources
 of natural medicinal products. 17 40 min. 20
 b) Industrial production of Geranium oil.
 2. a) Explain any two modern methods of Extraction of volatile oils. 17 40 min. 20
 b) Define Growth regulator and classify with suitable example?
 Give the mechanism of action of any one.
II. Write notes on :
 1. Explain the Tribal system of medicine. 4 10 min. 6
 2. Short notes on Gibberlins. 4 10 min. 6
 3. Explain the various parameters involved in the
 cultivation of Digitalis. 4 10 min. 6
 4. Write the method of preparation and uses of any two
 natural pesticides. 4 10 min. 6
 5. Mineral supplements - Explain. 4 10 min. 6
 6. What is the role of natural products in Siddha system of medicine? 4 10 min. 6
 7. Explain in detail the Physical evaluation of crude drugs. 4 10 min. 6
 8. Marine Pharmacognosy - Explain. 4 10 min. 6
 9. Explain in detail the various methods of pest control. 4 10 min. 6
10. How will you extract plant drugs by microwave assisted technique? 4 10 min. 6
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Dr. MGR University MAY 2012 Question Paper
Subject : PAPER II – PHARMACOGNOSY

[LA 347] Sub. Code: 2908
M.PHARM. DEGREE EXAMINATION
FIRST YEAR
BRANCH III – PHARMACOGNOSY
PAPER II – PHARMACOGNOSY
Q.P. Code : 262908
Time: Three Hours Maximum: 100 marks
Answer ALL questions in the same order.
I. Elaborate on : Pages Time Marks
(Max.) (Max.) (Max.)
 1. Describe in detail about the various methods of isolation
 of and standardization of volatile oils. 17 40 min. 20
 2. Discuss in detail about important pharmaceutically
 useful marine products. 17 40 min. 20
II. Write notes on :
 1. Merits and demerits of cultivation of medicinal plants. 4 10 min. 6
 2. Plant growth regulators. 4 10 min. 6
 3. Ayurvedic herbal formulations. 4 10 min. 6
 4. Lycopodium spore method. 4 10 min. 6
 5. Toxicity of poisonous plants. 4 10 min. 6
 6. Production of herbal formulations. 4 10 min. 6
 7. Counter current extraction of phytoconstituents. 4 10 min. 6
 8. High performance thin layer chromatography in
 the evaluation of herbal formulations. 4 10 min. 6
 9. Nutraceuticals. 4 10 min. 6
10. Natural pesticides. 4 10 min. 6
*******

Dr. MGR University OCTOBER 2012 Question Paper
Subject : PAPER II – PHARMACOGNOSY

[LB 347] Sub. Code: 2908
M.PHARM. DEGREE EXAMINATION
FIRST YEAR
BRANCH III – PHARMACOGNOSY
PAPER II – PHARMACOGNOSY
Q.P. Code : 262908
Time: Three Hours Maximum: 100 marks
Answer ALL questions in the same order.
I. Elaborate on : Pages Time Marks
(Max.) (Max.) (Max.)
 1. a) Discuss in detail about the commercial significance of
 herbal formulation. 17 40 min. 20
 b) Quality control evaluation of herbal formulation as per
 W.H.O guidelines.
 2. Explain in detail about the classification, preparation, mechanism
 of action & application of growth regulators in Drug Improvement. 17 40 min. 20
II. Write Notes on :
 1. Outline the method of cultivation & collection of Senna. 4 10 min. 6
 2. Write down the industrial method of production & application
 of Geranium oil. 4 10 min. 6
 3. Discuss about Organoleptic Evaluation of crude drugs. 4 10 min. 6
 4. Highlight the role of Edaphic factors in the cultivation of
 medicinal plants. 4 10 min. 6
 5. Discuss about Indigenous poisonous plants & their mode of toxicity. 4 10 min. 6
 6. Outline the role of mutation & Hybridisation in improving
 the Quality &Yield of Medicinal plants. 4 10 min. 6
 7. Compare the advantages & disadvantages of cultivated drugs
 over wild source. 4 10 min. 6
 8. Explain about the methods of pest control. 4 10 min. 6
 9. Write in detail about the steam distillation & Enfleurage method
 of extraction of Volatile oil. 4 10 min. 6
10. Highlight the role of Mineral supplements in Drug Improvement. 4 10 min. 6
*******

Dr. MGR University APRIL 2013 Question Paper
Subject : PAPER II – PHARMACOGNOSY

[LC 347] Sub. Code: 2908
M.PHARM. DEGREE EXAMINATION
FIRST YEAR
BRANCH III – PHARMACOGNOSY
PAPER II – PHARMACOGNOSY
Q.P. Code : 262908
Time: Three Hours Maximum: 100 marks
Answer ALL questions
I. Elaborate on : (2 x 20 = 40)
 1. a) Outline the General aspects in the cultivation of medicinal plants, their merits and
 demerits.
 b) Internal &External factors involved in the cultivation of medicinal plants.
 2. Discuss about the role of natural products in alternative systems of medicine like
 Siddha & Ayurveda.
II. Write notes on : (10 x 6 = 60)
 1. Outline the cultivation & collection of Clove.
 2. Discuss about the industrial production & application of eucalyptus oil.
 3. Discuss about plant derived drugs containing alkaloid & glycosides along with
 their classification.
 4. Write about biological evaluation citing examples.
 5. Outline the principles of Chinese medicine & Tribal medicine.
 6. Discuss about Antibiotic & cyto-toxic agents obtained from marine source.
 7. Explain in detail the principle & technique involved in carbon-di-oxide method of
 extraction of volatile oils.
 8. Discuss the principle & rationale involved in production of herbal cosmetics.
 9. Write about the application of growth regulators in Drug Improvement.
10. Outline the quality control evaluation of herbal formulations as per W.H.O guidelines.
*******

Dr. MGR University OCTOBER 2013 Question Paper
Subject : PAPER II – PHARMACOGNOSY

[LD 347] Sub. Code: 2908
M.PHARM. DEGREE EXAMINATION
FIRST YEAR
BRANCH III – PHARMACOGNOSY
PAPER II – PHARMACOGNOSY
Q.P. Code : 262908
Time: Three Hours Maximum: 100 marks
Answer ALL questions
I. Elaborate on : (2 x 20 = 40)
 1. Define essential oils.
 Discuss in brief modern methods involved in extraction and estimation of volatile oils.
 2. What is mean by Alternative system of medicine.
 Write in detail the basic principles, diagnosis and treatment methods involved in
 Tradition system medicine.
II. Write notes on : (10 x 6 = 60)
 1. Discuss the tribal medicine in modern dosage forms.
 2. Role of plant growth regulators in production of secondary metabolites.
 3. Discuss the natural phytoconstituents to control pests.
 4. WHO guidelines for standardization of herbal formulations.
 5. Role of Nutraceuticals in heathcare.
 6. Discus the techniques involved in good cultivation, collection and processing of
 medicinal plants.
 7. Marine pharmacognosy and its applications.
 8. Cultivation of aloes.
 9. Industrial production and utility of rosemary.
10. General techniques in development and standardization of herbal cosmetics.
*******

Dr. MGR University APRIL 2014 Question Paper
Subject : PAPER II – PHARMACOGNOSY

[LE 347] Sub. Code: 2908
M.PHARM. DEGREE EXAMINATION
FIRST YEAR
BRANCH III – PHARMACOGNOSY
PAPER II – PHARMACOGNOSY
Q.P. Code : 262908
Time: Three Hours Maximum: 100 marks
Answer ALL questions
I. Elaborate on : (2 x 20 = 40)
 1. Define Evaluation. What are the five methods of evaluation?
 Discuss about microscopical evaluation in detail.
 2. Discuss the general aspects involved in the cultivation and collection of Digitalis.
II. Write notes on : (10 x 6 = 60)
 1. Carbondioxide method of extraction of volatile oils.
 2. Extraction of plant constituents by micro-wave techniques with their merits and demerits.
 3. Detection of adulterants in Essential oils.
 4. Sources of natural medicinal products.
 5. Marine Toxins.
 6. Different methods of pest control.
 7. Role of natural products in Ayurveda.
 8. Industrial production and applications of Patchouli oil.
 9. Role of mineral supplements in drug improvement.
10. Methods used to improve the quality of medicinal plants.
*******

Dr. MGR University OCTOBER 2014 Question Paper
Subject : PAPER II – PHARMACOGNOSY

[LF 347] Sub. Code: 2908
M.PHARM. DEGREE EXAMINATION
FIRST YEAR
BRANCH III – PHARMACOGNOSY
PAPER II – PHARMACOGNOSY
Q.P. Code : 262908
Time: Three Hours Maximum: 100 marks
Answer ALL questions
I. Elaborate on : (2 x 20 = 40)
 1. Discuss about the various drugs obtained from the Marine Source.
 2. General aspects and factors involved in the cultivation of medicinal plants.
II. Write notes on : (10 x 6 = 60)
 1. Organoleptic evaluation of crude drugs.
 2. Notes on indigenous poisonous plants.
 3. Role of natural products in Homeopathy.
 4. Short notes on growth inhibitors.
 5. Preparation and uses of natural pesticides.
 6. Rationale and technology involved in production herbal cosmetics.
 7. Enfleurage method of extraction of volatile oils.
 8. Microwave technique of extraction of medicinal plants.
 9. Natural medicinal products obtained from Animal source.
10. Quantitative microscopy in evaluation of crude drugs.
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Dr. MGR University APRIL 2015 Question Paper
Subject : PAPER II – PHARMACOGNOSY

[LG 347] Sub. Code: 2908
M.PHARM. DEGREE EXAMINATION
FIRST YEAR
BRANCH III – PHARMACOGNOSY
PAPER II – PHARMACOGNOSY
Q.P. Code : 262908
Time: Three Hours Maximum: 100 marks
Answer ALL questions
I. Elaborate on : (2 x 20 = 40)
 1. Describe in detail about the various methods of isolation and standardization of
 volatile oils.
 2. Write an account on the role of neutraceuticals in the treatment and prevention of
 diseases.
II. Write notes on : (10 x 6 = 60)
 1. Industrial method of production and application of geranium oil.
 2. Explain the various parameters involved in the cultivation and collection of Rauwolfia.
 3. Write the method of preparation and uses of any two natural pesticides.
 4. Write a brief note on Indigenous poisonous plants and their mode of toxicity.
 5. Commercial significance of herbal formulations as per W.H.O guidelines.
 6. Explain briefly the role of natural products in homeopathy system of medicine.
 7. Write a brief note on Biological evaluation of crude drugs.
 8. Outline the role of mutation and Hybridisation in improving the Quality and Yield
 of Medicinal plants.
 9. Write about the application of auxins in Drug Improvement.
10. Write a brief note the cardiovascular drugs of marine origin.
******* 

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