Quiz: Pharmaceutical Processes 2

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What is the device that rotates rapidly and uses centrifugal force to separate substances of different densities?

1. Cyclone

2. Centrifuge

3. Impeller

4. Both cyclone and centrifuge

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1. Pasteurization

2. Sterilization

3. Precipitation

4. Heating

What is the process for separating lighter particles from heavier ones using a vertically-directed stream of gas or liquid (usually upwards)?

1. Elutriation

2. Centrifugation

3. Levigation

4. Vaporization

Which process is also known as air classification?

1. Elutriation

2. Centrifugation

3. Levigation

4. Vaporization

Which is a process of grinding a mineral into a fine powder?

1. Elutriation

2. Centrifugation

3. Levigation

4. Vaporization

Grinding can help in achieving which of the following purposes?

1. Increase of the surface area of a solid

2. Manufacturing of a solid with a desired grain size

3. Both of them

Which of the following process/es is generally done on large scale?

1. Trituration

2. Levigation

3. Pulverization by intervention

4. Milling


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Usman Zafar Paracha

Usman Zafar Paracha is Assistant Professor, Pharmaceutics, in Hajvery University, Lahore, Pakistan.