NEET Chemistry Chemistry in Everyday Life Questions Solved


Mathew works in a multinational company where the                 (4 marks)

working conditions are tough. He started taking sleeping

pills without consulting a doctor. When his friend Amit came

to know about it he was disturbed and advised Mathew not to

do so. He suggested that Mathew should instead practice yoga

to be stress free. Mathew is now relaxed and happy after practicing yoga.

After reading the above passage, answer the following questions :

(a) Name the class of chemical compounds used in

sleeping pills.

(b) Why is it advisable not to take the dose of sleeping

pill without consulting a doctor ?

(c) Pick out the odd chemical compound on the basis of

its different medicinal property : Luminal, Seconal, Phenacetin

and Equanil.

(d) List at least two qualities of Amit that helped Mathew to be happy.

(a) Tranquilizers                                                  (1 mark)

(b) It may cause harmful effects and may acts       (1 mark)

as poison in case of overdose. Therefore, a

doctor should be always consulted.     

(c) Phenacetin                                                     (1 mark)

(d) Empathetic , Caring , sensitive (or any other     (1 mark)

two relevant values)       

Difficulty Level:

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