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Dr.A.P.J.Abdul Kalam University D.PHARMA II YEAR AUG 2020 Pharmaceutics-II [DPY-201] Aug-Sep 2020 Question Paper

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Diploma in Pharmacy

Second Year Main Examination, Aug-Sep 2020

Pharmaceutics-II [DPY-201]

Time: 3:00 Hrs Max Marks 80

Note : (i) Attempt any five questions.

(ii) All questions carry equal marks.


Q.1 Multiple Choice Questions. [1×20 = 20 Marks]

(i) Physical change may almost be-

(a) Visible (b) Invisible

(c) Clear (d) Turbid

(ii) _________compatibility may be corrected by changing the order of mixing-

(a) Delayed (b) Immediate

(c) Tolerated (d) Adjusted

(iii) Liquefaction is the example of _________incompatibility-

(a) Immediate (b) Delayed

(c) Instantaneous (d) Both a and b

(iv) Which one of the following is not a route of administration-

(a) Intravenous (IV) (b) Oral

(c) Topical (d) Dissolution

(v) A rectal suppository is used to treat a fever. This would represent what type of drug


(a) Parenteral and local

(b) Parenteral and systemic

(c) Enteral and local

(d) Enteral and systemic

(vi) Which form of the drug has the highest bioavailability-

(a) Coated tablets (b) Solutions

(c) Tablets (d) Emulsions

(vii) Which coating is thin and dissolve rapidly-

(a) Sugar coating (b) Film coating

(c) Enteric coating (d) Sealing coating

(viii) From the below options which will be the most widely used form of dosage-

(a) Emulsion (b) Solutions

(c) Tablets (d) Powders

(ix) How might solid sodium carbonate be obtained from sodium carbonate solution

(a) Centrifugation (b) Filtration

(c) Evaporation (d) It cannot be extracted

(x) What is the best description of blood-

(a) Sol (b) Foam

(c) Solution (d) Aerosol

(xi) Which one of the following dispersions does not have liquid continuous phase-

(a) Nanosuspension (b) Microemulsion

(c) Gel (d) Foam

(xii) Nasal administration is commonly used for the relief of-

(a) Headache (b) Cough

(c) Sore throat (d) Congestion

(xiii) Name two different types of inhaler-

(a) MDI& API (b) IV & SC

(c) DPI & MDI (d) GIT & ATP

(xiv) Which of the following dosage forms delivers the API to the GI tract-

(a) Rectal suppositories (b) Nasal sprays

(c) Vaginal pessaries (d) Eye drops

(xv) Ocular administration involves the treatment of which area-

(a) The skin (b) The eyes

(c) The ears (d) The Lungs

(xvi) Of the following oral liquid formulations which would be considered as an

oropharyngeal formulation-

(a) Syrup (b) Elixir

(c) Mouthwash (d) Linctus

(xvii) Which of the following formulations would not be applicable to ocular administration-

(a) Solution (b) Liniment

(c) Suspension (d) Ointment

(xviii) Process control is carried out-

(a) Before Production (b) During Production

(c) After production control (d) All of the above

(xix) Low cost, higher volume items requires-

(a) No inspection (b) Little inspection

(c) Intensive inspection (d) 100% inspection

(xx) The mean of sampling distribution is-

(a) Less than mean of process distribution

(b) More than mean of process distribution

(c) Equal to mean of process distribution

(d) Any of the above

Q.2 (a) Define ointments and pastes.

(b) Explain the difference between pastes and ointment.

Q.3 (a) Define powder and write the advantage and disadvantage of powder.

(b) Explain in the detail preparation of different types of powder.

Q.4 (a) Write the manufacturing process of parenteral products?

(b) Write a note on sterile dosage forms?

Q.5 (a) Explain dental and cosmetic preparation.

(b) Different b/w ointment and past.

Q.6 (a) Describe the packaging properties of suppository.

(b) Classify the preparation of ophthalmic products.

Q.7 (a) Explain non-flocculated suspension system.

(b) What are suspension write the qualities of ideal suspension?

Q.8 (a) Define monophasic liquid dosage form & write down vehicles for mixtures.

(b) Define powders? Explain its types, advantages and disadvantages in brief


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