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Multiple Choice Question

Size reduction & size separation
Q-1: Colloid mill is based on the principal of: (a) attrition (b) impact (c) shearing Q-2: The nature of pharmaceutical powders are: (a) monodisperse (b) polydisperse (c) bidisperse Q-3: Size reduction is used to improve the: (a) physical stability (b) dissolution rate

(d) compression (d) None

(c) rate of absorption (d) all of the above (d) All of the above

Q-4: Mode of stress in size reduction in solid: (a) Impact (b) attrition (c) compression

Q-5: Which kind of mill can be used for hygroscopic materials:(a) Colloid mill (b) Percolation ball mill (c) Fluid energy mill (d) Hammer mill Q-6: Metal used for making the sieve: (a) Zinc (b) Stainless steel (c) Tin (d) Aluminium

Q-7: The hammer mill oerates on the principal of: (a) Impact (b) Attrition (c) Compression

(d) Cutting

Q-8: As per IP-1996, the pharmaceutical powders were classified into ……. types: (a) 3 (b) 4 (c) 5 (d) 6 Q-9: The ball mill operates on the principal of; (a) Impact (b) Attrition (c) Both a&b

(d) None

Q-10: Most commonly used size separating instrument in laboratory is: (a) Cyclone separator (b) Sedimentation tank (c)sieve shaker (d) All of the above Q-11: In sieve shaker, the particles are separated on the basis of: (a) Particle shape (b) Particle size (c) Particle shape (d) Particle density

Q-12: Modes of motion in size separation: (a) Agitation (b) Brushing (c) Centrifugal force (d) All of the above Q-13: Sieve number indicates, the number of meshes in : (a) 2.54mm (b) 25.4mm (c) 254mm (d)0.254mm Q-14: As per IP-1996,fine powder should pass through sieve number: (a) 10 (b) 22 (c) 44 (d) 85 Q-15: Screening is a method for separating particles on the basis of: (a) Particle size (b) Particle density (c) Particle shape Q-16: For coarse sizing, following types of mesh are used : (a) Bar screen (b) Punched plates (c) Wire sieves Q-17: Fluid energy mill operates on the pricipal of: (a) Impact (b) Attrition (c) Both a&b Q-18: Crushers act on the principal of: (a) Impact (b) Attrition (c) Compression

(d) None

(d) None

(d) None

(d) None

Q-19: Elutriation depends upon the movement of a fluid ……..the direction of flow: (a) in the same (b) against (c) perpendicular (d) None

Q-20: Roll crusher acts on the principal of: (a) compression (b) attrition (c) impact

(d) None