Quiz on the Indian Pharmaceutical Industry
Posted on: August 16, 2019.

India supplies more than half the world’s demand for various vaccines!
‘Pop the pill’ with our Indian Pharmaceutical Industry quiz.

Indian pharmaceutical companies supply __________ per cent of all medicine in the UK, __________ per cent of generic medicine in the US, and over __________ per cent of global demand for various vaccines.





India has a large workforce of __________ and __________, which possess the potential to promote the country’s biotechnology industry—that comprises bio-pharmaceuticals, bio-agriculture, bio-informatics, and core industries and services—to an even higher level.





More than __________ per cent of the present global demand for anti-retroviral drugs to combat AIDS—Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome—are supplied by only Indian pharmaceutical firms!





India’s pharmaceutical exports—that include bulk drugs, intermediates, drug formulations, biologicals, traditional and herbal products, and surgicals—generated revenues of US$ __________ in FY-2019.





The Government of India unveiled '__________' aimed at making India a global leader in end-to-end drug manufacture, and reducing approval time for new facilities to boost investments.





The __________, world’s largest government-funded healthcare programme, is expected to provide a cover of up to Rs. 5 lakh per family per year, for 100 million underprivileged families, for secondary and tertiary care hospitalisation.





In 2018, India’s domestic pharmaceutical market turnover reached Rs. __________ billion, growing 9.4% from Rs. 1,163.89 billion in 2017!





Correctly match the following—
1. World’s second-largest supplier of pharmaceutical and biotech workforce a. 200
2. Largest segment of Indian pharmaceutical sector; 71 per cent b. US$ 33 billion
3. Indian drugs are exported to more than __________ countries; key market—United States c. Generic Drugs
4. Value of pharmaceutical sector in India in 2017 d. India





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