Basic Pharmacognosy Questions For Pst Nta Level 5 | Pharmacy Questions

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1.  What is a fruit?

2.  Mention classes of succulent fruits

3.  What are dry fruits? 

4.  Mention parts of the flower?

5.  What is an epigynous flower?

6.  What is a staminate flower?

7.  What are the functions of the leaf?

8.  What are the external features of a leaf?

9.  Mention the internal structures of the leaf

10.     What is the importance of the leaf in pharmacognosy

11.     What are the functions of the stem?

12.     Differentiate dicot stem from monocot stem

13.     What is a root

14.     How does the monocot root differ from the dicot root?

15.     What are the layers composing the internal structure of the dicot root?

16.     1.What are the functions of epidermal tissue system?

17.     2.What is the stoma?

18.     What in the natural source of vinca alkaloids? 

19.     What are the constituents of ergot alkaloid? 

20.     What are the therapeutic uses of ergot alkaloids?

21.     What is the source of ipecacuanha? 

22.     What are the uses of opium?  

23.     What is the natural source of Opium? 

24.     What is cinchona bark?

25.     What are the constituents of cinchona?

26.     Mention the medicinal uses of cinchona

27.     What is cinchonism?  

28.     List the sign and symptoms of cinchonism

29.     What are the uses of Lobelia?

30.     What are the main constituents of Lobelia? 

31.     What is tobacco?

32.     What is the source of hyoscyamus?

33.     What are the uses of atropine?  

34.     What is the use of hyocyamus?

35.     What are true alkaloids? 

36.     What are proto alkaloids? 

37.     How are alkaloids extracted?

38.     What are alkaloids?

39.     What are the functions of alkaloids in plants?

40.     Mention physical properties of alkaloids?
What is adulteration of crude drugs? 

41.     What is sophistication? 

42.     What are effects of adulteration? 

43.     List monographs of medicinal plants  

44.     List the effects of adulteration 

45.     List classes of plants containing toxic substances

46.     List toxic substances from plants 

47.     List common misuses of medicinal plants 

48.     What are solvents used in extractions? 

49.     What are the methods of extractions?

50.     What are the factors to consider when harvesting medicinal plants?

51.     What are the reasons for drying crude drugs?

52.     Mention the drying methods used for medicinal plants 

53.     What are the factors affecting cultivation of medicinal plants? 

54.     What are the advantages of cultivation of medicinal plants?

55.     What are the factors of variation of active ingredients? 

56.     What is a bark?

57.     Mention curvatures of barks?

58.     What are the structures present in a bark?

59.     Mention the external structures found on a seed?

60.     What is a micropyle? 

61.     What are the functions of a seed coat

62.     What are the properties of parenchyma? 

63.     What are the characteristics of meristematic cells?

64.     Mention organelles found in a plant cell

65.     What is the composition of the primary cell wall?

66.     What are the functions of the Vacuole and Golgi apparatus?

67.     What is crude drug mean? 

68.     What are the uses of natural products? 

69.     What is the major discoveries made in pharmacognosy in the 20th century?

70.     Mention the cardiovascular use of caffeine 

71.     What are the pharmacological uses of Theophylline? 

72.     What are the uses of Theobromine?

73.     What is a glycoside?

74.     Mention characteristics of glycosides

75.     Name the classes of glycosides 

76.     What is the source of digoxin?

77.     How does digoxin produce its pharmacological action?

78.     What is the main use of digoxin?

79.     What is strophanthus?

80.     What is the chief constituent of clove oil?

81.     What are the constituents of dill oil?

82.     Mention the uses of clove oil

83.     What is dill water

84.     Define camphor

85.     What are the uses of lemon oil?

86.     What is orange oil?

87.     List therapeutic uses of cinnamon oil

88.     What are the uses of peppermint oil?

89.     What is the chief constituent of peppermint oil?

90.     What is the use of coriander oil?

91.     What is the source of cardamom oil?

92.     What is turpentine oil?

93.     Define volatile oil

94.     List classes of volatile oils

95.     List methods used in extraction of volatile oils

96.     What are the therapeutic uses of Rhubarb?

97.     What are the constituents of Senna leaf?

98.     Mention the uses of aloe vera

99.     List the physical standards for fixed oils and fats

100.   What is saponification value? 

101.   What are the uses of fixed oils and fats?

102.   What is the natural source of Beeswax?

103.   List the uses of yellow beeswax

104.   What is the use of wax? 

105.   What is the natural source of wool fat?

106.   What is the use of lanolin in pharmacy?

107.   What is lard?

108.   Mention the natural source of Coconut oil

109.   What are the uses of cottonseed oil?

110.   What are the uses of Linseed oil?

111.   Mention constituents of cod liver oil

112.   List uses of arachis oil

113.   Mention uses of Castor oil



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2.  Joanne Barnes et al (2002), Herbal medicines 3rd Edition: Pharmaceutical Press   

3.  Wallis, T. E. (2005). Textbook of pharmacognosy. New Delhi: CBS.  

4.  Robbers, J. E., Speedie, M. K., Tyler, V. E., & Tyler, V. E. (1996). Pharmacognosy and pharmacobiotechnology. Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins.  

5.  Heinrich, M., Kinghorn, A. D., Maizels, D., Gibbons, S., & Phillipson, J. D. (2012). Fundamentals of pharmacognosy and phytotherapy. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier.


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