Q1. ‘Safi’ is a _______ medicine:

a) Ayurvedic

b) Siddha

c) Unani

d) Homeopathic

Q2. Stimulation of exocrine glands by muscarinic agonist leads to

a) Sweating

b) Salivation

c) Bronchial secretions

d) All of the above

Q3. Bacteriostatic antitubercular drug is

a) Ethambutol

b) Isoniazid

c) Rifampin

d) Streptomycin

Q4. All of the following types of cells are innervated by the autonomic nervous system EXCEPT:

a) Smooth muscle of blood vessels

b) Skeletal muscle

c) Sinoatrial node

d) Salivary glands

Q5. An antibiotic that inhibits DNA-gyrase enzyme is

a) Gentamicin   

b) Ciprofloxacin

c) Cephalosporin

d) Erythromycin

Q6. Ergotamine relieves migraine by

a) Blocking vascular a adrenergic receptors

b) Blocking vascular 5-HT2 receptors

c) Dilating cranial arterio-venous shunt channels

d) Constricting cranial vessels and reducing perivascular neurogenic inflammation

Q7. Adusa or vasaka belongs to the family:

a) Acanthaceae

b) Fabaceae

c) Menispermeaceae

d) Convolvulaceae

Q8. Which of the following part of plant does cotton represent?

a) Epidermal trichomes

b) Phloem fibres

c) Xylem vessels

d) None of the above

Q 9. Which of the following is an adverse effect associated with pharmacotherapy using heparin?

a) An increase in the number of circulating platelets

b) Thrombocytopenia

c) Purple toe syndrome

d) Teratogenicity to the fetus

Q 10. The neurotransmitter serotonin is derived from which precursor amino acid?

a) Dopamine

b) Tyrosine

c) Tryptophan


1-c;    2-d;     3-a;     4-b;      5-b;     6-a;    7-a;     8-c;   9-b;    10-a