Pharmacognosy II is the subject of B. Pharmacy Vth Semester. In this blog, Pharmacognosy II Important Questions is provided which will help the students to do better in their examination and score the better marks.

In other words, Pharmacognosy is described as systematic science of morphological, chemical, and biological properties along with history, cultivation, collection, extraction, isolation, bio assaying, quality control, and preparation of crude drugs of natural origin

Pharmacognosy II Important Questions

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  1. Pharmacognosy II Important Ques [ Unit 1 ]
  2. Pharmacognosy II Important Ques [ Unit 2 ]
  3. Pharmacognosy II Important Ques [ Unit 3 ]
  4. Pharmacognosy II Important Ques [ Unit 4 ]
  5. Pharmacognosy II Important Ques [ Unit 5 ]
  6. Pharmacognosy II Important Ques [ Very Short ]

Pharmacognosy II Important Questions [ Unit 1 ]

Ques.1 Write a detailed note on shikimic acid pathway. (with structure and its significance).
Ques.2 Write a detailed note on Tracer Technique. [OR] Radioactive isotopes of biogenetic pathway.
Ques.3 Write a note on :- 
  • Acetate Pathway
  • Amino Acid Pathway

Ques.4 Difference between primary and secondary metabolites.

Pharmacognosy II Important Questions [ Unit 2 ]

Ques.1 Write composition (chemistry-structure), Chemical class, Therapeutic uses (Commercial Application), Bio source of :- 
  • Pterocarpus
  • Catechus
  • Clove
  • Ginger
  • Asofoetida/Myrrh
  • Senna
  • Gentian
  • Digitalis
  • Liquorice
  • Lignans/Tea
  • Vinca
  • Rauwolfia
  • Opium

Pharmacognosy II Important Questions [ Unit 3 ]

Ques.1 Write isolation, Identification and Analysis of :-
  • Caffeine - Alkaloids
  • Reserpine - Alkaloids
  • Menthol - Terpenoids
  • Citral - Terpenoids
  • Rutin - Glycosides
  • Curcumin - Resin 

Pharmacognosy II Important Questions [ Unit 4 ]

Ques.1 Industrial production, Estimation and utilization of following Phytoconstituents :-
  • Diosgenin
  • Caffeine
  • Artemisinin
  • Sennoside
  • Vincristine and Vinblastine

Pharmacognosy II Important Questions [ Unit 5 ]

Ques.1 Isolation, Purification and identification of crude drugs by the application of latest technique :-
  • Chromatography
  • Spectroscopy

Ques.2 Write a note on extraction and its method :- 
  • Percolation
  • Soxhlet Process
  • PLE

Pharmacognosy II Important Questions [ Very Short ]

Ques.1 Difference between primary and secondary metabolites.
Ques.2 Define Metabolic Pathways.
Ques.3 Write significance of Acetate/Amino Acid pathway.
Ques.4 Draw the structure of shikimic acid.
Ques.5 Draw the structure of mevalonic acid.
Ques.6 Define the term :-
  • Sesquiterpenes
  • Isotopes
  • Biogenetic Studies

Ques.7 What are the essential and non-essential amino acid with suitable example.
Ques.8 Define Alkaloids and write the name of its drugs.
Ques.9 Write difference between therapeutic uses and commercial application of drugs.
Ques.10 Define the Terms :- 
  • Steroids
  • Tannins
  • Resins
  • Terpenoids

Ques.11 Bio source of catechu and asafetida.
Ques.12 Write composition and therapeutic uses of Gentian and benzoin.
Ques.13 Enlist various difference species of Senna.
Ques.14 Write a short note on estimation of Sennoside.
Ques.15 Write a short note on chemical test for resins.
Ques.16 Enlist general chemical test for terpenoids.
Ques.17 Write specific identification test for caffeine.
Ques.18 Write isolation of atropine and quinine.
Ques.19 Write estimation of forskolin.
Ques.20 Write utilization of Podophyllotoxin.
Ques.21 Write estimation and utilization of Taxol.
Ques.22 Define Extraction.
Ques.23 Define the following extraction methods :- 
  • Infusion 
  • Maceration

Ques.24 Define Electrophoresis.
Ques.25 Define MAE (Microwave Assistant Extraction).
Ques.26 What are the application of amino acid pathway.
Ques.27 What is IR Spectroscopy.
Ques.28 Write the therapeutic uses of Artemisinin.
Ques.29 What are Phenylpropanoids.
Ques.30 What are Volatile Oils.
Ques.31 How can you isolate volatile oil from plants.
Ques.32 Give the basic structure of tropane alkaloids.
Ques.33 Give the use and two major producers of Taxols.
Ques.34 What are terpenoids ? How they are classified.
Ques.35 Discuss the use of radioactive isotopes in the investigation of bio synthetic pathway.