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1. The following Alkaloid is present in Opium:

  1. Brucine
  2. Codeine
  3. Atropine
  4. Strychnine

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2. Following is a stimulant drug

  1. Benzodiazepine
  2. Cocaine
  3. Opium
  4. Barbiturate

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3. Which of the following substance of opium is used in Cough Syrups?

  1. Morphine
  2. Codeine
  3. Thebaine
  4. Papaverine

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4. THC9 is found in the following:

  1. Solanaceae
  2. Oleander
  3. Cannabis Sativa
  4. Marking nut

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5. Match the following:

(a) Reinsch’s Test(i) Datura
(b) Alkaline Beam Test(ii) Arsenic
(c) Vitalis Test(iii) Morphine
(d) Marqui’s Test(iv) Hash oil

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6. Which of the following insecticides is of vegetable origin?

  1. Pyrethrins
  2. D.D.T.
  3. Eldrin
  4. Malathion

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7. The following are the active constituents of papaverum somniferum

(i) Calatropin (ii) Codein  (iii) Papavarine  (iv) Hyocyamine


  1.  (i) and (ii) are correct
  2.  (ii) and (iii) are correct
  3.  (iii) and (iv) are correct
  4.  (i) and (iv) are correct

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8. The following is a poisonous mushroom species:

  1. Amanita phalloides
  2. Morchella esculenta
  3. Boletus edulis
  4. Cantharellus cibarius

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9. The active ingredients of cannabis are collectively known as

  1. Cannabinoids
  2. Annabinoids
  3. Cannazoids
  4. Cannatedois

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10. For preparing Heroin which of the following is used as an acetylating reagent?

  1. Acetic anhydride
  2. Sodium hydroxide
  3. Ammonium hydroxide
  4. None of the above

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11. Lysergic acid is found in

  1. Ergot fungus
  2. Psilocybe Mexicana
  3. Lophophora Williamsii
  4. Argimoni wexicanna

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12. Following is/are the active principle of Abrus:

  1. Abrin
  2. Adbrin
  3. Abrinine
  4. All of the above

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13. The level of toxicity of Dhatura plant on the basis of increasing level is

  1. Root, Seeds, Fruit, Leaf
  2. Leaf, Root, Fruit, Seeds
  3. Fruit, Root, Seeds, Leaf
  4. Seeds, Leaf, Root, Fruit

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14. Following is the active component of marking nut:

  1. Semicarpol
  2. Semicarpine
  3. Semicarbine
  4. Semicarmine

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15. Cannabis sativa contains the following principal constituents

(a) Cannabinol (b) Strychnine (c) Hyosciene (d) Tetra hydro cannabinol

  1. (a) and (b) are correct
  2. (a) and (c) are correct
  3. (a) and (d) are correct
  4. (b) and (c) are correct

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16. Which of the following is a plant protein?

  1. Lectins
  2. Actin
  3. Mycin
  4. All of the above

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17. Hawaiian Baby Woodrose plant is associated with which of the following drugs of abuse

  1. Lysergic acid diethylamide
  2. Cocaine
  3. Methcathinone
  4. Phencyclidine

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