Chemistry - Chemistry in Everyday Life

Question - 1

The chemical extracted from the plant Rauwolfia serpentina is

  • A aspirin
  • B quinine
  • C bithional
  • D reserpine

Question - 2

Barbituric acid and its dervatives are well known

  • A analgesics
  • B antipyretics
  • C tranquilizers
  • D antiseptics

Question - 3

The pH value of gastric juice in human stomach is about 1.8 and in the small intestine, it is about 7.8.  The \({ pK }_{ a }\) value of aspirin is 3.5.  Aspirin will be 

  • A completely ionised in the small intestine and in the stomach
  • B unionised in the small intestine and in the stomach
  • C Ionised in the small intestine and almost unionised in the stomach
  • D ionised in the stomach and almost unionised in the small intestine

Question - 4

Which of the following can possibly be used as analgesic without causing addication and modification?

  • A Morphine
  • B N-acetyl-para-aminophenol
  • C Diazepam
  • D Tetrahydrocatenol

Question - 5

The drugs used to bring down fever are known as

  • A analgesic
  • B antibiotic
  • C antipyretic
  • D sulpha drugs

Question - 6

A drug that is antipyretic as well as analgesic is 

  • A chloroquine
  • B penicillin
  • C paracetamol
  • D chloropromazine hydrochloride

Question - 7

Which among the following is not an antibiotic?

  • A Penicillin
  • B Oxytocin
  • C Erythromycin
  • D Tetracycline

Question - 8

Chloramphenicol is 

  • A narrow spectrum antibiotic
  • B broad spectrum analgesic
  • C broad spectrum antibiotic
  • D broad spectrum antibacterial

Question - 9

Sulpha drugs are alternatives to

  • A anti-histaminies
  • B antiseptics
  • C antibiotics
  • D analgesics

Question - 10

A broad spectrum antibiotic is

  • A paracetamol
  • B penicillin
  • C aspirin
  • D chloramphenicol
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