Drugs can be classified on the basis of:

1. Pharmacological effect.

2. Chemical structure.

3. Molecular targets.

4. All of the above.

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Equanil acts as a/an:

1. Artificial sweetener

2. Tranquilizer

3. Antihistamine

4. Antifertility drug

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The correct statement among the following regarding birth control pills is:

1. They contain estrogen only.
2. They contain progesterone only.
3. They contain a mixture of estrogen and progesterone derivatives.
4. Progesterone enhances ovulation.

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The main constituents of Dettol are:

1. Chloroxylenol and α-terpineol.

2. Toluene and phenol.

3. Aniline and benzene.

4. None of the above.

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Match the classes of drugs as given in Column I with their action given in Column II.

Column I Column II
A. Analgesics 1. Painkilling effect
B. Antiseptics 2. Treatment of acidity
C. Antihistamines 3. Applied to diseased skin surfaces
D. Antacids 4. Prevents the interaction of histamine with its receptor

Codes

A B C D
1. 2 3 4 1
2. 3 1 4 2
3. 1 3 4 2
4. 4 3 2 1
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Medicines should not be taken without consulting doctors because : 

1. A medicine can bind to more than one receptor site.
2. The medicine may be toxic for some receptor sites.
3. Medicines cause harmful effects when taken in higher doses than recommended.
4. All of the above.
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Salvarsan is an arsenic-containing drug that was first used for the treatment of:

1. Syphilis

2. Typhoid

3. Meningitis

4. Dysentery

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Antacids and antiallergic drugs interfere with the function of histamines but do not interfere with the function of each other because:

1. Antacids and anti-allergic drugs work on the same receptors.
2. Antacids and anti-allergic drugs work on different receptors.
3. Antacids and anti-allergic drugs work on different organs.
4. Antacids and anti-allergic drugs work on the same organs.
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The narrow-spectrum antibiotic among the following is:

1. Chloramphenicol

2. Penicillin G

3. Ampicillin

4. Amoxicillin

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The molecule among the following that acts as an antiseptic is -

1. Iodine + C2H5OH 

2. Boric acid

3. H2O

4. All of the above

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