Q1. Indications for 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 (calcitriol) administration are the following, EXCEPT:
a) Hypocalcemia in chronic renal failure
b) Vitamin D-dependent rickets
c) Malabsorption of vitamin D from intestine
d) Elevated skeletal turnover
Q2.  Route of administration of vitamin D3 is:
a) Subcutaneous
b) Oral
c) Intravenous
d) Intranasal
Q3.The optically active tartaric acid is named as D-(+)- tartaric acid because it has a positive   
a)  Optical rotation and is derived from D-glucose
b)  pH in organic solvent
c)  Optical rotation and is derived from D(+) glyceraldehyde
d)  Optical rotation only when substituted by deuterium
Q4. For which of the following conditions could aspirin be used prophylactically?
a) Noncardiogenic pulmonary edema
b) Peptic ulcers
c) Thromboembolism
d) Metabolic acidosis
Q5. Which of the following vitamins reduces the beneficial effects of levodopa by  enhancing its extracerebral metabolism?
a) Pyridoxine
b) Thiamine
c) Tocopherol
d) Riboflavin
Q6. In contrast to morphine, heroin is:
a) Used clinically
b) More addictive and fast-acting
c) More effective orally
d) Less potent and long-acting
Q7. How many enantiomer pairs are obtained by monochlorination of 2, 3-dimethylbutane
a)   One
b)  Four
c)  Two
d)  Three
Q8. World Diabetes days is celebrated on
a) November 14
b) February 14
c) December 14
d) January 14
Q9. Currently used antithyroid drugs include the following, EXCEPT:
a) Propylthiouracil (PTU)
b) Diatrizoate sodium (Hypaque)
c) Methimazole (Tapazole)
d) Potassium perchlorate
Q10. Which of the following agents is related to cannabis?
a) Heroin
b) Ecstasy
c) Hashish
d) Crack


1-D;       2-B;    3-C;       4-C;         5-A;          6-B;        7-A;        8-A;         9-D;       10-c