May 30, 2024

Ointment, Paste, Cream, Gels MCQ with answer

Ointment, Paste, Cream, Gels MCQ with answer

Which of the following are used as an aid for the handling of diagnostic equipment like catheters and rectal thermometers?
Medicated jellies
Lubricating jellies
Miscellaneous jellies
Flavoured jellies

Answer: Lubricating jellies

__________ are semisolid preparations for external application that differ from similar products in containing a high proportion of finely powdered medicaments.
Ointment
Paste
Gel
Cream

Answer: Paste

Which base should be selected when water washability is the key requirement?
A hydrocarbon base
An absorption base
An emulsion base
A water-soluble base

Answer: A water-soluble base

Water number means __________________
Maximum amount of water that can be added to 100 g of a base at a given temperature
Minimum amount of water that can be added to 20 g of a base at a given temperature
Minimum amount of water that can be added to 5 g of a base at a given temperature
Minimum amount of water that can be added to 40 g of a base at given temperature

Answer: Maximum amount of water that can be added to 100 g of a base at a given temperature

Polyethylene glycol are also known as ______________.
Oleaginous
Macrogol
Paraffin
Lanolin

Answer: Macrogol

Which base is likely to be the most occlusive on the skin?
A hydrocarbon base
An absorption base
An emulsion base
A water-soluble base

Answer: A hydrocarbon base

_________is a method of ointment preparation, where mixture of high and low melting point waxes are used?
Levigation
Fusion
Mixing
Chemical

Answer: Fusion

In the preparation of cold creams, which types of bases are used generally?
Absorption bases
Water removable bases
Hydrocarbon bases
Gel base

Answer: Absorption bases

____________ is an example of gelling agent.
Pectin
Propylene glycol
Sorbitol
Liquid Paraffin

Answer: Pectin

When base is soft and medicament is insoluble in base, which method is used to prepare ointment?
Fusion method
Emulsification method
Trituraton method
Chemical reaction method

Answer: Trituraton method

Wool fat is also called as _______
Anhydrous lanolin
Lanolin
Petrolatum
Vaseline

Answer: Anhydrous lanolin

Which among the following ointment is prepared by chemical reaction?
Non-staining Iodine ointment BPC 1968
Simple ointment B.P.
Salicylic acid ointment B.P.
Whitfield’s ointment

Answer: Non-staining Iodine ointment BPC 1968


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