Chapter 16 Chemistry in Everyday Life MCQs for Class 12 Chemistry

Chapter 16 Chemistry in Everyday Life MCQs for Class 12 Chemistry

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Q 1.: Saccharin an artificial sweetener, is manufactured from

(A) Cyclohexane

(B) Toluene

(C) Starch

(D) Cellulose

Option – B

Q 2.: Which of the following antibiotics was first discovered ?

(A) Chloramphenicol

(B) Amoxycillin

(C) Ampicillin

(D) Penicillin

Option – D

Q 3.: Which one of the following is employed as antihistamine ?

(A) Omeprazole

(B) Norothindrone

(C) Diphenyl hydramine

(D) Chloroxylenol

Option – C

Q 4.: Paracetamol is used as an

(A) Antibiotic

(B) Antimicrobial

(C) Antiseptic

(D) Antipyretic

Option – D

Q 5.: The antiseptic present in Dettol is

(A) Chloroxylenol

(B) Quaeline

(C) Bithional

(D) Tincture of iodine

Option – A

Q 6.: Butylated hydroxyl toluene as a food additive acts as

(A) Flavouring agent

(B) Colouring agent

(C) Antioxidant

(D) Emulsifier

Option – C

Q 7.: Terfenadine is commonly used as

(A) Tranquilizer

(B) Antihistamine

(C) Antimicrobial

(D) Antifertility drug

Option – B

Q 8.: Chloramphenicol is an

(A) Antihistamine

(B) Tranquilizer

(C) Narrow spectrum antibiotic

(D) Broad spectrum antibiotic

Option – D

Q 9.: Salol is

(A) Phenyl salicylate

(B) Methyl salicylate

(C) Acetyl salicylate

(D) None of these

Option – A

Q 10.: Which one of the following is a bacteriostatic drug ?

(A) Tetracycline

(B) Ofloxacin

(C) Penicillin – G

(D) Ampicillin

Option – A

Q 11.: Phenacetin is used as

(A) Antiseptic

(B) Antimalarial

(C) Antipyretic

(D) Analgesic

Option – C

Q 12.: Tranquilizers are also known as

(A) Psychosomatic drug

(B) Psychotherapeutic drugs

(C) Psychosystolic drugs

(D) None of these

Option – B

Q 13.: Which of the following is a local anaesthetic ?

(A) Diazepam

(B) Chloramphenicol

(C) Bithional

(D) Procaine

Option – D

Q 14.: The pair whose both species are used in antacid medicinal preparation is

(A) NaHCO3 and Mg(OH)2 

(B) Na2CO3 and Ca(HCO3)2

(C) Ca(HCO3)2 and Mg(OH)2

(D) Ca(OH)2 and NaHCO3

Option – A

Q 15.: Which of the following is used as an antibiotic ?

(A) Ciprofloxacin

(B) Tocopherol

(C) Ibuprofen

(D) Paracetamol

Option – A

Q 16.: Which of the following is used as a ‘morning after pill’ ?

(A) Norethindrone

(B) Promethazine

(C) Ethynylestradiol

(D) Mifepristone

Option – D

Q 17.: Which of the following does not contain –COOH group ?   

(A) Benzoic acid

(B) Picric acid

(C) Aspirin

(D) All have –COOH group  

Option – B

Q 18.: The reaction of fat and sodium hydroxide is known as

(A) Dehydration

(B) Esterification

(C) Saponification

(D) Hydrogenation

Option – C

Q 19.: Which one is disperse dye ?

(A) Congo red

(B) Alizarin

(C) Celliton

(D) None of these

Option – C

Q 20.: Which one of the following forms micelles in aqueous solution above certain concentration ?

(A) Dodecyl trimethyl ammonium chloride

(B) Pyridinium chloride

(C) Urea

(D) Dexamethasone

Option – A

Q 21.: Which statement is true from the following ?

(A) Drugs bind to receptor site instead of messengers and stop communication process of cell are called agonists.

(B) The receptors which accept drugs in impression of natural messenger and communication process occurs are called antagonists.

(C) Drugs helped in binding of substrate with active site of enzyme are called enzyme inhibitors.

(D) Drugs bind to different sites instead of active site of enzyme; this site is called allosteric site.

Option – D

Q 22.: Which of following solutions acts as disinfectant ?

(A) Aqueous solution containing 0.2 % of phenol

(B) Aqueous solution containing 1 % of phenol

(C) Aqueous solution containing 2-3 % of iodine

(D) Dilute aqueous solution of boric acid.

Option – B

Q 23.: LAS is …….

(A) Cationic detergent

(B) Nonionic detergent

(C) Biohard detergent

(D) Biosoft detergent

Option – D

Q 24.: Which order from the following is true on the basis of sweetness values ?

(A) Alitame > Sucrolose > Saccharine > Aspartame

(B) Aspartame > Saccharine > Sucrolose > Alitame

(C) Saccharine > Aspartame > Alitame > Sucrolose

(D) Aspartame > Sucrolose > Alitame > Saccharine

Option – A

Q 25.: Who is known as the father of chemotherapy?

(A) Alexander Fleming

(B) Ernst Boris Chain

(C) Paul Ehrlich

(D) Howard Florey

Option – C

Q 26.: Name the disease treated using arsenic drugs (salvarsan).

(A) Cholera

(B) Syphilis

(C) Jaundice

(D) Typhoid

Option – B

Q 27.: Choose the parameter which is not used for the classification of drugs.

(A) Molecular mass of drugs

(B) Drug action

(C) Chemical structure of drugs

(D) Pharmacological effect

Option – C

Q 28.: Name the substance responsible for common cold, acidity, swelling, redness of skin and itching.

(A) Virus

(B) Prostaglandin

(C) Worm

(D) Histamine

Option – D

Q 29.: State the substance that prevents the binding of the substrate to the active site on the enzyme.

(A) Antagonist

(B) Enzyme inhibitor

(C) Agonist

(D) Chemical messenger

Option – B

Q 30.: Which drug does not cause sleepiness or excitement in a person ?

(A) Paracetamol

(B) Heroin

(C) Morphine

(D) Cocaine

Option – A

Q 31.: Which is not an antiallergenic drug ?

(A) Omeprazole

(B) Mifepristone

(C) Ethynylestradiol

(D) Norethindrone

Option – A

Q 32.: Which one of the following is employed as a tranquilizer drug ?

(A) Mifepristone

(B) Promethazine

(C) Valium

(D) Naproxen

Option – C

Q 33.: State the mixture used in antifertility drug.

(A) Estrogen and Oxytocin

(B) Progesterone and Oxytocin

(C) Oxytocin and Human chronic gonadotropin

(D) Estrogen  and progesterone

Option – D

Q 34.: Which one of the following is employed as tranquilizer ?

(A) Naproxen

(B) Equanil

(C) Promethazine

(D) Picric acid

Option – B

Q 35.: What is the mixture of chloroxylenol and terpineol known as ?

(A) Nogalamycin

(B) Tincture of iodine

(C) Dettol

(D) Soframycin

Option – C

Q 36.: Which is an example of neurotransmitter (neuromessenger) ?

(A) Noradrenaline

(B) Luminal

(C) Seconal

(D) Equanil

Option – A

Q 37.: When the level of _____ decrease, then the message signaling activity slows and the person feels depressed.

(A) Tocopherol

(B) Noradrenaline

(C) Equanil

(D) Thiamine

Option – B

Q 38.: What are those drugs called that bind to the receptor site instead of the messenger ?

(A) Agonists

(B) Antagonists

(C) Antihistamines

(D) Competitive inhibitors

Option – B

Q 39.: Drugs which carry out and those which inhibit the communication process are respectively known as _____ .

(A) allosteric site, agonists

(B) antidepressant, antagonists

(C) antagonists, agonists

(D) agonists, antagonists

Option – D

Q 40.: Name the drug which prevents the interaction of histamine with its receptors.

(A) Cimetidine

(B) Meprobamate

(C) Iproniazid

(D) Brompheniramine

Option – A


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