MCQ (Quiz) on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants

Question 01. Where is CSIR’s located?

(a). Delhi
(b). Kolkata
(c). Lucknow
(d). Ahmedabad

Question 02. Where is NRC of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants situated?

(a). Anand
(b). Bhopal
(c). Junagarh
(d). Srinagar

Question 03. Which of the following is a non-laxative?

(a). Plantago
(b). Opium
(c). Periwinkle
(d). None of the above

Question 04. Which of the following pharmacological agent is present in periwinkle?

(a). Vincristine
(b). Vinblastine
(c). Both a and b
(d). None of the above

Question 05. Which is true about the extraction of rose oil?

1. Rose ottos are extracted through steam distillation
2. rose absolutes are obtained through solvent extraction
3. The odorous principles present in rose flowers can be isolated more efficiently by extraction with volatile solvents than by hydro distillation
4. Hexane solvent extraction extracts superior essential oil with a higher extraction efficiency than the hydro distillation method

(a). Only 1 and 3 are true
(b). Only 2 and 4 are true
(c). 1, 2 and 4 are true
(d). All are true

Question 06. Which of the following area has been reported to have maximum naturalized medicinal plants?

(a). North Indian plains
(b). Central India
(c). Himalayan region
(d). Coastal region

Question 07. Garcinia indica is a typical medicinal plant species of which of the following regions?

(a). Western Ghat
(b). Desert
(c). Trans Himalayas
(d). North-east India

Question 08. Which of the following Indian President has established herbal garden in Rashtrapati Bhavan?

(a). K.R. Narayanan
(b). Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
(c). Ramnath Kovind
(d). Pratibha Patil

Question 09. Which of the following plant is used as purgative?

(a). Aloe vera
(b). Cassia fistula
(c). Digitalis purpurea
(d). Plantago ovata

Question 10. Which of the following plant id yielding drug from all its plant parts?

(a). Neem
(b). Cumin
(c). Aloe
(d). Saffron