PHARMACEUTICS – I
D. Pharmacy First Year Important Question Answer
Define sterilization. Discuss briefly various methods of sterilization.
Differentiate between dry and moist heat Sterilization.
Question 02: What
should be characteristics of material for containers? Discuss glass &
plastics containers in detail for packaging of pharmaceutical preparations with
merits and demerits.
Enumerate the various factors affecting size reduction. What is need or
importance of size reduction? Discuss ball mill and fluid energy mill in
Question 04: a)
Explain the evaluation of tablets. (b)
What is significance of adding binding agent to powder mixture in
manufacturing of tablets? Give examples of binder
Define aerosols and discuss about their packaging. Give advantages and
disadvantages of aerosols.
Write a short note on the following: (a) Aseptic technique (b) Lavigation and
Elutriation (c) Isotonic solution (d) Freeze drying Question
Write short a note on: (a) Grades of powder as per I.P (b) Sieving/Sifting (c)
Filter aids (d) Cyclone separator (e) Steam distillation
Discuss any four (a) Pasteurization (b) Maceration process (c) Difference
between sterilization and disinfection (d) Sintered glass filters (e) Colloid
mill (f) Tray dryer
Write the difference between hard and soft gelatin capsule. Discuss with the
help of neat and well labeled diagram the filling of hard and soft gelatin
Question 10: (a)
Define filtration. Discuss filter press in detail. (b) Define extraction. What
is percolation? Explain its method with advantages and disadvantages.
Question 11: (a)
Define immunity. Explain B.C.G and D.P.T vaccine. (b) What is Pharmacopoeia?
Explain Indian Pharmacopoeia and British Pharmacopoeia in detail.
Define the following terms: (a) Linctuses (b) New drug delivery system (c)
Emulsions (d) Suspension (e) Tablets (f) Syrups (g) Elixirs.
Differentiate the following terms:- (a) Organized/Unorganized drugs (b)
Purified water I.P.
and Water for
injection I.P (c)
Liniments and Lotions (d) Mouth
washes and Gargles (e) Sera/vaccines & Toxoids (f) Active and Passive
Immunity (g) Wet granulation and Dry granulation (h) Evaporation and Drying (i)
Infusion and Decoction
Define the given terms: (a) Antigen (b) Phagocytosis (c) Enteric coating (d)
Satvas (e) Bhasam (f) Sieve number
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