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  • 1. 
    The pharmacist has asked you to obtain a MedWatch form so he can report
    • A. 

      An adverse event regarding a veterinary product

    • B. 

      An adverse event regarding a drug

    • C. 

      An adverse event regarding a vaccine.


  • 2. 
    Medications of opthalmic administration are usually available in
    • A. 

      Sterile hypotonic drops or steril ointment

    • B. 

      Sterile hypertonic drops or sterile ointment

    • C. 

      Sterile isotonic drops or sterile ointment


  • 3. 
    A class ___ drug recall is the most serious.
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4


  • 4. 
    Most drugs are metabolized by the
    • A. 

      Liver

    • B. 

      Kidneys

    • C. 

      Gall bladder

    • D. 

      Gastrointestinal tract


  • 5. 
    Nolvadex or ____ is an anti-estrogen type medication that is often used in the treatment of breast cancer.
    • A. 

      Albuterol

    • B. 

      Tamoxifen

    • C. 

      Phenytoin

    • D. 

      Nifedipine


  • 6. 
    Tylenol #3 is acetominophen 325 mg and codeine ___mg.
    • A. 

      15 mg

    • B. 

      30 mg

    • C. 

      60 mg

    • D. 

      None of the above


  • 7. 
    When using a Class A prescription balance, the least weighable quantity is
    • A. 

      6 mg

    • B. 

      120 mg

    • C. 

      500 mg


  • 8. 
    The form number for ordering Schedule 2 drugs is
    • A. 

      DEA Form 121

    • B. 

      DEA Form 200

    • C. 

      DEA Form 222

    • D. 

      DEA Form 240


  • 9. 
    Which drug can be used as a patch?
    • A. 

      Clonidine

    • B. 

      Amoxicillin

    • C. 

      Vitamin C


  • 10. 
    How much diluent do you need to add to a 4 gm vial to get a concentration of 250 mg/ml?
    • A. 

      12 ml

    • B. 

      14 ml

    • C. 

      16 ml

    • D. 

      18 ml


  • 11. 
    The smallest gelatin capsule used for extemporaneous compounding is size
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      000


  • 12. 
    Which type of drug would be considered a drug of abuse?
    • A. 

      Opiates

    • B. 

      Nicotine

    • C. 

      Alcohol

    • D. 

      All of the above


  • 13. 
    Furomeside or Lasix is used as
    • A. 

      An analgesic

    • B. 

      An anti inflammatory agent

    • C. 

      A sedative

    • D. 

      A diuretic


  • 14. 
    The infusion rate of an IV is over 12 hours. The total exact volume is 800 ml. What would be the infusion rate in mls per minute?Hint: 800 / 720 min =
    • A. 

      0.56 per minute

    • B. 

      1.11 per minute

    • C. 

      2.7 per minute


  • 15. 
    You have 70% solution of dextrose. How many grams of dextrose is in 400 ml of this solution?Hint: 400 X .70 =
    • A. 

      700 Grams

    • B. 

      460 Grams

    • C. 

      280 Grams

    • D. 

      120 Grams


  • 16. 
    The standard pediatric dose for cefazolin is 20mg/kg/day. The order is written for 150 mg TID. The infant weighs 8lb. This dose is?
    • A. 

      To high

    • B. 

      To low

    • C. 

      Within guidelines


  • 17. 
    Federal law requires pharmacies to have available for inspection Copy 3 of the DEA Form 222 for a period of ___ years.
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      2


  • 18. 
    An IV order calls for the addition of 45 MEQ of CaCO3. You have a 25 ml vial of CaCO3. 4.4 MEQ/ml. How many mls of this concentrate do you need to add to this IV?Hint: 45 / 4.4 =
    • A. 

      5.6 ml

    • B. 

      8.4 ml

    • C. 

      10.2 ml

    • D. 

      12.8 ml


  • 19. 
    In this formula, how much talc is needed to fill 120 gram?nupercainal ointment 4%zinc oxide 20%talc 2%Hint: 120,000 mg X .02 =
    • A. 

      1200 mg

    • B. 

      1500 mg

    • C. 

      2000 mg

    • D. 

      2400 mg


  • 20. 
    A bottle of nitroglycerin has the labeled strength of 1/200 grains. What would this strength be in milligrams?Hint: 65 / 200 =
    • A. 

      0.2

    • B. 

      0.3

    • C. 

      0.4

    • D. 

      0.6


  • 21. 
    A pharmacy wants to mark up a product by thirty percent. How much would an item cost with this markup, if its original cost was $4.50?Hint: 4.50 X 1.30 =
    • A. 

      5.85

    • B. 

      6.23

    • C. 

      6.40

    • D. 

      7.10


  • 22. 
    The _____ is the agency that registers pharmacists.
    • A. 

      Deparment of Public Health

    • B. 

      NAPLEX

    • C. 

      Joint Commission

    • D. 

      State Board of Pharmacy


  • 23. 
    The material safety data sheet (MSDS)
    • A. 

      Provides protocol for fire hazards in the pharmacy setting.

    • B. 

      Provide safety codes by OSHA in the storage of inventory

    • C. 

      Provide information concerning hazardous substances


  • 24. 
    How much diluent do you need to add to 4gm of powder to get a concentration of 500 mg/ml?
    • A. 

      0.8 ml

    • B. 

      8 ml

    • C. 

      1.0 ml

    • D. 

      10 ml


  • 25. 
    What does DAW mean on a written prescription?
    • A. 

      The medication ordered is a controlled substance

    • B. 

      The medication should be taken with water

    • C. 

      The brand name is to be dispensed as written


  • 26. 
    Your pharmacy has received a prescription for ointment XYZ and is not available commercially. The prescription is written for 30 g with 2 refills. According to FDA guidelines, what is the largest amount you pharmacy can compound when orginally filling in prescription in anticipation of refills?
    • A. 

      90 g

    • B. 

      120 g

    • C. 

      30 g

    • D. 

      60 g


  • 27. 
    The last set of digits of the NDC are indicative of
    • A. 

      The manufacturer

    • B. 

      Product identification

    • C. 

      Package size


  • 28. 
    The approximate size container of the dispensing of 180 ml of liquid medication would be?1oz = 30ml
    • A. 

      2 ounces

    • B. 

      4 ounces

    • C. 

      6 ounces

    • D. 

      8 ounces


  • 29. 
    A patient ask whether he can take a certain medication with another one? As a pharmacy tech what should you do?
    • A. 

      Inform the patient that you see no problem

    • B. 

      Provide the patient with the drug insert

    • C. 

      Request the patient see the pharmacist for a consult

    • D. 

      Try to sell the patient some Mylanta


  • 30. 
    The doctor writes:  II gtts OU bid. What does this mean?
    • A. 

      2 drops in the left eye twice a day

    • B. 

      2 drops in the right eye twice a day

    • C. 

      2 drops in each eye twice a day

    • D. 

      2 drops in the right ear twice a day


  • 31. 
    Which of the following suppositories should be stored in the refrigerator?
    • A. 

      Phenergan

    • B. 

      Thorazine

    • C. 

      Tigan

    • D. 

      Compazine


  • 32. 
    Which of the following books is used for FDAs list of approved drug products?
    • A. 

      Merch Index

    • B. 

      Red Book

    • C. 

      Orange Book

    • D. 

      Martindale


  • 33. 
    Propanolol is the same as
    • A. 

      Inderal

    • B. 

      Tenormin

    • C. 

      Lisinopril

    • D. 

      Corgard


  • 34. 
    Thiazide diurectics are used to
    • A. 

      Relieve migraine headaches

    • B. 

      Relieve gastroenteritis

    • C. 

      Manage of pain

    • D. 

      Manage of retention of water


  • 35. 
    Of the following, which one deals with the issue of safety caps on prescription bottles?
    • A. 

      The controlled substance act

    • B. 

      The poison prevention act

    • C. 

      Hazardous Substance act

    • D. 

      Federal Food and Cosmetic Act


  • 36. 
    An example of major drug-drug ineraction would be
    • A. 

      Warfarin-aspirin

    • B. 

      Digoxin-diltiazem

    • C. 

      Penicillin-cephalosporin


  • 37. 
    The appearance of crystals in mannitol injection would indicate that the product
    • A. 

      Was exposed to cold

    • B. 

      Has settled during shipment

    • C. 

      Contains impurities and should be returned


  • 38. 
    How many 30 mg KMNO4 tablets are needed to make the following solution?1gm               Xgm-------     =      ---------5000ml         600 mlX= 0.12gm0.12 gm = 120 mg = 4 tablets
    • A. 

      2 tablets

    • B. 

      4 tablets

    • C. 

      3 tablets

    • D. 

      6 tablets


  • 39. 
    Dextrose 25% 1000ml is ordered. You have only dextrose 70% solution available. How much od the dextrose 70% solution and sterile water will you use to fill this order?Hint:  Study and use the Allegation math process
    • A. 

      250 ml dextrose 70% and 750 ml sterile water

    • B. 

      357 ml dextrose 70% and 643 ml sterile water

    • C. 

      424 ml dextrose 70% and 576 ml sterile water


  • 40. 
    The occupational, safety, health administration (OSHA) requires pharmacies to have Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) for
    • A. 

      All drugs in the pharmacy inventory

    • B. 

      All materials stored in the pharmacy refrigerator

    • C. 

      Each hazardous chemical used in the pharmacy

    • D. 

      All controlled substances in the pharmacy inventory


  • 41. 
    Of the following group names, which one would be used for cough?
    • A. 

      Antihelmintics

    • B. 

      Antitussives

    • C. 

      Antihistamines

    • D. 

      Anitcholinergics


  • 42. 
    Tobrex opthalmic ung refers to
    • A. 

      An ointment used for the eye

    • B. 

      A solution used for the eye

    • C. 

      A topical ointment for external use only

    • D. 

      An ointment used for the ear


  • 43. 
    Suspending or thickening agents are added to suspensions to thicken the suspending medium and the sedimentation rate. Which of the following is not a suspending agent?
    • A. 

      Carboxymethylcellulose

    • B. 

      Tragacanth

    • C. 

      Acacia

    • D. 

      Bentonite


  • 44. 
    Oral Polio Virus Vaccine (Polivax) should be stored in a temperature not to exceed 46 degrees fahrenheit. What is this temperature in Centigrade?Hint: Use the Celcius to Fahrenheit conversion formula9c=5f-1609c=5(46) -1609c=230-1609 / 70 = 7.77 or 8 Degrees Centrigrade
    • A. 

      6 Degrees

    • B. 

      8 Degrees

    • C. 

      10 Degrees

    • D. 

      12 Degrees


  • 45. 
    You receive a prescription for amoxicillin 75 mg QID for ten days. How many mls of amoxicillin 250mg/5ml do you need to fill this prescription to last the full 10 days?
    • A. 

      20 ml

    • B. 

      40 ml

    • C. 

      60 ml

    • D. 

      100 ml


  • 46. 
    The doctor writes for aminophylline 125 mg po QID x 10 Days. You only have the solution 250mg/5ml. How much would be needed for one dose?Hint: Simplify125 / 250 = 1/2 Teaspoon
    • A. 

      1/4 Teaspoon

    • B. 

      1/2 Teaspoon

    • C. 

      3/4 Teaspoon

    • D. 

      1 1/2 Teaspoon


  • 47. 
    Of the following schedules, which one deals with drugs that have no medicinal use in the United States and have a high abuse potential?
    • A. 

      Schedule 1

    • B. 

      Schedule 2

    • C. 

      Schedule 3


  • 48. 
    You receive a prescription for Sertraline (Zoloft) qd x 30 days. What is sertraline?
    • A. 

      Antihypertensive

    • B. 

      Anticonvulsant

    • C. 

      Antidepressant

    • D. 

      Antianginal


  • 49. 
    All aseptic manipulations in the laminar flow hood should be performed at least
    • A. 

      4 inches within the hood

    • B. 

      6 inches within the hood

    • C. 

      8 inches within the hood

    • D. 

      12 inches within the hood


  • 50. 
    Pharmacy Technicians can perform their duties provided they
    • A. 

      Check everything they do

    • B. 

      Read all labels 3 times

    • C. 

      Have all labels and products checked by a Pharmacist

    • D. 

      Are certified


  • 51. 
    You receive and order of kaopectate 30 ml BID PRN. How many tablespoons is one dose equal to?Hint: 1 Tablespoon = 15 ml
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      1


  • 52. 
    Which of the following is a Schedule 2 Controlled Substance?
    • A. 

      Diazepam

    • B. 

      Meperidine

    • C. 

      Pentazocine

    • D. 

      Propoxyphene


  • 53. 
    If the manufacturer's expiration date is for a drug is 12/06, the drug is considered acceptable to dispense until which date?
    • A. 

      12/01/06

    • B. 

      12/31/06

    • C. 

      11/30/06

    • D. 

      1/01/07


  • 54. 
    The roman numerals XLII is equivalent to
    • A. 

      42

    • B. 

      62

    • C. 

      92

    • D. 

      402


  • 55. 
    A small volume intravenous bag specifically used to deliver medication is called an
    • A. 

      IV

    • B. 

      IVPB

    • C. 

      Injection

    • D. 

      None of the above


  • 56. 
    How many days will the following prescription last?Prozac 10mg #120     Sig: 2 po BID
    • A. 

      20 Days

    • B. 

      30 Days

    • C. 

      45 Days

    • D. 

      60 Days


  • 57. 
    The laminar flow hood should be left operating continuously. If it is turned off, it should not be used until it has been running for at least?
    • A. 

      10 minutes

    • B. 

      30 minutes

    • C. 

      45 minutes

    • D. 

      60 minutes


  • 58. 
    Which auxillary label would you use for this particular Sig: II gtts AU BID?
    • A. 

      Take with meals

    • B. 

      For the ear

    • C. 

      Avoid sunlight

    • D. 

      For the eye


  • 59. 
    A dose written for 5mg/kg every eight hours for one day. The adult to take this medication weighs 145 pounds. How much drug will be needed to fill this order?
    • A. 

      765 mg

    • B. 

      844 mg

    • C. 

      989 mg

    • D. 

      1254 mg


  • 60. 
    How much medication would be needed for the following order?Prednisone 10 mg, one QID x 4 Days, one TID x 2 days, one BID x 1 day, then stop
    • A. 

      16

    • B. 

      20

    • C. 

      24

    • D. 

      26


  • 61. 
    Benzethidine is in DEA Schedule 1, meaning that benzethedine
    • A. 

      Has a currently accepted medical use in the United States with severe restrictions

    • B. 

      Can only be handled by the pharmacist

    • C. 

      Has no currently accepted medical use in the world

    • D. 

      Has no currently accepted medical use in the United States


  • 62. 
    In which controlled substance schedule is Tylenol #2 classified?
    • A. 

      Schedule 1

    • B. 

      Schedule 2

    • C. 

      Schedule 3

    • D. 

      Schedule 4


  • 63. 
    Assuming that one pint is equal to 473 ml, how many pints can be found in one liter?
    • A. 

      1.5 pints

    • B. 

      2.1 pints

    • C. 

      2.8 pints

    • D. 

      3.1 pints


  • 64. 
    Licensing and general professional oversign of pharmacist and pharmacies are carried out by
    • A. 

      Colleges of pharmacy

    • B. 

      State board of pharmacy

    • C. 

      The American Pharmaceutical Association

    • D. 

      The United States Pharmacopeial Convention


  • 65. 
    Most unit-dose systems provide each patient with a storage bin in which can be found a supply of drugs for
    • A. 

      6 hours

    • B. 

      8 hours

    • C. 

      24 hours

    • D. 

      48 hours


  • 66. 
    The first line of defense against infection/contamination of an IV product is
    • A. 

      Antibiotics

    • B. 

      Antiseptics

    • C. 

      Disinfectants

    • D. 

      Hand washing


  • 67. 
    The most widely used reference of an IV admixture program is the
    • A. 

      Handbook of Injectable Drugs

    • B. 

      Redbook

    • C. 

      Remington's

    • D. 

      Martindale's


  • 68. 
    Which of the following medications must be administered in a glass IV container?
    • A. 

      Aminophylline

    • B. 

      Dopamine

    • C. 

      Nitroglycerine

    • D. 

      Potassium


  • 69. 
    Preservative-free drugs must be used when drugs will be injected by which route of adminitstration?
    • A. 

      Intramuscular = muscle

    • B. 

      Intrathecal = spine

    • C. 

      Intravenous = vein

    • D. 

      Subcutaneous = under skin


  • 70. 
    The two parts of the syringe that should not be touched are
    • A. 

      The tip and needle

    • B. 

      The collar and barrel

    • C. 

      The tip and plunger

    • D. 

      The collar and plunger


  • 71. 
    The establishment of the Omnibus Budget Reconcilliation Act (OBRA) in 1990, led to most states requiring
    • A. 

      The use of pharmacy technicians

    • B. 

      The counseling of patients by pharmacists

    • C. 

      The enactment of the Controlled Substance Act

    • D. 

      Inventory mangement of each pharmacy setting


  • 72. 
    The first 5 digits of the National Drug Code (NDC) number identifies the
    • A. 

      Product

    • B. 

      Manufacturer

    • C. 

      Units

    • D. 

      Type of packaging


  • 73. 
    Sig or Signa on a written prescription means
    • A. 

      The strength of the medication ordered

    • B. 

      The quantity of medication ordered

    • C. 

      The directions for the medication ordered

    • D. 

      The signature of the Practicioner writing the medication ordered


  • 74. 
    What should the last digit be of this DEA number?AB431762_
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Three

    • C. 

      Five

    • D. 

      Seven


  • 75. 
    Aminosyn is an amino acid often used in TPN orders to provide protein for cellular repair and growth. A physician writes an order for aminosyn 2.5% 500 ml. You have only aminosyn 8.5%500 ml. You have only aminosyn 8.5% 500 ml. How are you going to prepare this order using a sterile evacuated container?Hint: Use allegation math technique
    • A. 

      Add 320 ml of aminosyn 8.5% and qs with sterile water to 500ml

    • B. 

      Add 147 ml of aminosyn 8.5% and qs with sterile water to 500ml

    • C. 

      Add 124 ml of aminosyn 8.5% and qs with sterile water to 500ml

    • D. 

      Add 74 ml of aminosyn 8.5% and qs with sterile water to 500ml


  • 76. 
    You are to use 2.4ml of diluent to reconstitute a vial of medication. What size of syringe should be used?
    • A. 

      20ml

    • B. 

      10 ml

    • C. 

      5 ml

    • D. 

      3 ml


  • 77. 
    The use of isopropyl alcohol is important as a means to prevent contamination of an IV product. What should the minimum percent of isopropyl alcohol used be?
    • A. 

      50%

    • B. 

      70%

    • C. 

      90%

    • D. 

      100%


  • 78. 
    Most drugs and their metabolites are excreted by the
    • A. 

      Liver

    • B. 

      Kidneys

    • C. 

      Gall bladder

    • D. 

      Gastrointestinal tract


  • 79. 
    The percentage or fraction of the administered dose of a drug that actually reaches systemic circulation and the rate at which this occurs is the drugs?
    • A. 

      Bioequivalence

    • B. 

      Bioavailability

    • C. 

      Biotransformation


  • 80. 
    The type of formulary that allows the pharmacy to obtain all medications that are prescribed is a
    • A. 

      International formulary

    • B. 

      Closed formulary

    • C. 

      Wholesaler formulary

    • D. 

      Open formulary


  • 81. 
    Zantac, Tagamet, and Pepcid are H2 blockers which are now available over-the-counter (OTC). What are these drugs used for?
    • A. 

      Used as an antihistamine to alleviate runny nose

    • B. 

      Used as an decongestant to unclog nasal pasages

    • C. 

      Used to inhibit stomach acid secretion

    • D. 

      Used as an antacid in that is neutralizes stomach acid


  • 82. 
    A "hospital borne" infection is also known as a _____ infection.
    • A. 

      Nosocomial

    • B. 

      Infectious

    • C. 

      Superinfection

    • D. 

      None of the above


  • 83. 
    Of the following drug recalls, which one is the most important in that all parties involved in the dispensing of a prescription must be notified due to the drugs potential or serious harm?
    • A. 

      Drug Recall 1

    • B. 

      Drug Recall 2

    • C. 

      Drug Recall 3

    • D. 

      Drug Recall 4


  • 84. 
    Reconstitution with Ampicillin (Omnipen)IVPB should be done with
    • A. 

      D5% Water

    • B. 

      0.9% NaCl

    • C. 

      Tap water

    • D. 

      Vinegar


  • 85. 
    A prescription for amoxicillin 250 mg #30 has a usual and customary price of $8.49. The aquisition cost of amoxicillin 250 mg #30 is $2.02. What is the gross profit?Customary Price - Aquisition Price = Gross Product
    • A. 

      2.02

    • B. 

      6.47

    • C. 

      50%

    • D. 

      1/3


  • 86. 
    A senior citizen is paying for a prescription of penicillin VK 250 mg #30.  The usual and customary price is $8.49. However this patient qualifies for a 10% discount. How much will the patient pay?Hint:  8.49 x 0.9 =
    • A. 

      8.49

    • B. 

      6.99

    • C. 

      8.39

    • D. 

      7.64


  • 87. 
    A prescription is written for Septra Suspension 240 ml 1 teaspoonful h.s. + 1 refill. The insurance plan has a 34-day supply limitation. How many ml can be dispensed using the insurance plan guidelines?1 Teaspoonful = 5ml5 ml x 34 days =
    • A. 

      120 ml

    • B. 

      170 ml

    • C. 

      240 ml

    • D. 

      360 ml


  • 88. 
    A prescription is written for Albuterol Inhaler: Dispense 2 Inhalers of 17 gm, 2 puffs QID. What is the days supply if there are 200 metered doses in each inhaler?400 puffs with 8 per day400 / 8 =
    • A. 

      34

    • B. 

      50

    • C. 

      25

    • D. 

      20


  • 89. 
    A prescription is written for Humulin N U-100 insulin 10 ml, 40 units daily. What is the days supply?Hint: 10 units = 0.1 ml10 / 0.4 =
    • A. 

      25

    • B. 

      34

    • C. 

      21

    • D. 

      28


  • 90. 
    A prescription is written for Tetracycline HCI suspension 125 mg/5 ml compounded for capsules and a mixture of Ora-Plus 50% and Ora-Sweet 50%. How many capsules of Tetracycline 250 mg are needed to prepare 50 ml of this suspension?125        Xmg                   X = 1250 mg / 250 = ------   =  ------- 5            50
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      20


  • 91. 
    How many doses are in a 100 ml bottle of penicillin VK 250 mg/5 ml if each dose is 1/2 teaspoonful?Hint: 1 Dose is 5ml100 ml has how many half doses?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      20

    • C. 

      30

    • D. 

      40


  • 92. 
    More than 3/4 of sales from pharmaceutical manfacturers are directly to
    • A. 

      Wholesalers

    • B. 

      Chain pharmacies

    • C. 

      Hospitals

    • D. 

      Mail order pharmacies


  • 93. 
    How many teaspoons equal 20 ml?Hint: Teaspons = 5 ml
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      3


  • 94. 
    If a prescription reads: Aspirin 5 gr, dispense 100 tablets, 1 tablet q 4-6h prn headache, what is the dose in milligrams?Hint: 1 Grain = 65 mgOverlook the extra jibberish
    • A. 

      650

    • B. 

      750

    • C. 

      100

    • D. 

      325


  • 95. 
    How many gallons of Coco Cola fountain syrup are needed to package 150 bottles of 120 ml per bottle?Hint: 3785 ml per gallon150 X 120 / 3785 =
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      6


  • 96. 
    If a prescription reads: Amoxicillin 250mg/5ml, dispense 150 ml, 375 mg TID x 5 days, what is the dose in household units? Hint: 1 dose is 375 mg1 Teaspoon = 5 mlAmoxicillin is 250mg/5ml
    • A. 

      1 teaspoonful

    • B. 

      1 tablespoonful

    • C. 

      1.5 teaspoonful

    • D. 

      1.5 tablespoonful


  • 97. 
    How many ml are in 2 liters of normal saline?Hint: 1 liter = 1000 ml
    • A. 

      200

    • B. 

      2000

    • C. 

      0.2

    • D. 

      0.002


  • 98. 
    How many ml of KCI 2 MEQ/ML are needed if the dose is 30 MEQ?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      30


  • 99. 
    How many ml of 25% dextrose are needed to prepare 500 ml of 40% dextrose if you are to prepare 40% dextrose from 25% dextrose and 60% dextrose?Hint: Use Allegation Math formula
    • A. 

      214 ml

    • B. 

      286 ml

    • C. 

      200 ml

    • D. 

      300 ml


  • 100. 
    If 1 liter is infused over 8 hours, what is the rate of infusion in ml/hr?
    • A. 

      62.5

    • B. 

      100

    • C. 

      125

    • D. 

      250


  • 101. 
    A patient weighs 121 pds. What is the patients weight in kg?Hint:  1 lb = 2.2 kg
    • A. 

      37

    • B. 

      45

    • C. 

      55

    • D. 

      68


  • 102. 
    How many grams of sodium bicarbonate are needed to make 400ml of a 1:1000 w/v solution?Hint: 1 Gram = 1000 mg1ml = 1mg
    • A. 

      0.2

    • B. 

      0.4

    • C. 

      0.8

    • D. 

      1


  • 103. 
    Which of the following medications is associated with gradual discontinuation of therapy?
    • A. 

      Amoxil

    • B. 

      Sumycin

    • C. 

      Medrol

    • D. 

      Zovirax


  • 104. 
    Alprozolam is a
    • A. 

      Narcotic

    • B. 

      Barbiturate

    • C. 

      Benzodiazepine

    • D. 

      Stimulant


  • 105. 
    A medication to reduce fever is called a/an
    • A. 

      Antitussive

    • B. 

      Antipyretic

    • C. 

      Expectorant

    • D. 

      Analgesic


  • 106. 
    What medication may cause an allergic reaction if a patient is allergic to penicillin and Ceclor?
    • A. 

      Zithromycin

    • B. 

      Doxycycline

    • C. 

      Cefaclor

    • D. 

      Amantadine


  • 107. 
    A prescription for Duragesic patches should be filed under which DEA schedule?
    • A. 

      Schedule 1

    • B. 

      Schedule 2

    • C. 

      Schedule 3

    • D. 

      Schedule 4


  • 108. 
    Which of the following medications is most likely to be associated with photosensitivity?
    • A. 

      Bactrim

    • B. 

      Amoxil

    • C. 

      Suprax

    • D. 

      Cleocin


  • 109. 
    A pharmacist should be alerted about possible drug interactions when ______ and ______ are prescribed for the same patient.
    • A. 

      Zantac and zocor

    • B. 

      Allopurinol and ibuprofen

    • C. 

      Coumadin and percodan


  • 110. 
    Which of the following medications is classified in DEA Schedule 3?
    • A. 

      Percodan

    • B. 

      Percocet

    • C. 

      Vicodin

    • D. 

      Valium


  • 111. 
    Which of the following medications is an antidiarrheal?
    • A. 

      Propanolol

    • B. 

      Famotidine

    • C. 

      Methylphenidate

    • D. 

      Loperamide = imodium


  • 112. 
    Vitamin A is a ______-soluable vitamin and Vitamin C is a _____-soluble vitamin.Hint: Vitamins A, D, E, K are fat soluble
    • A. 

      Water, water

    • B. 

      Fat, water

    • C. 

      Fat,fat

    • D. 

      Water,fat


  • 113. 
    Which of the following medications contains morphine?
    • A. 

      Demerol

    • B. 

      Dolophine

    • C. 

      MS Contin

    • D. 

      Mobigesic


  • 114. 
    If a medication is to be taken a.c., It should be taken
    • A. 

      In the morning

    • B. 

      Around the clock

    • C. 

      After meals

    • D. 

      Before meals


  • 115. 
    The federal agency associated with the Controlled Substances Act is the
    • A. 

      ASHP

    • B. 

      DEA

    • C. 

      Treasury Department

    • D. 

      FDA


  • 116. 
    The receipt of orders for Schedule 3 controlled substances can be documented on
    • A. 

      DEA Form 222

    • B. 

      The invoice/packing slip from wholesaler

    • C. 

      DEA Form 600


  • 117. 
    Which DEA number fails the numerical check for DEA Numbers
    • A. 

      AK 6782329

    • B. 

      AB 3081421

    • C. 

      AG 1355672

    • D. 

      BS 3421234


  • 118. 
    An example of an H2 receptor blocker is
    • A. 

      Pepcid

    • B. 

      Lomotil

    • C. 

      Chlor-Trimeton

    • D. 

      Prilosec


  • 119. 
    The directions "ii gtt OU QID" indicate the medication is a/an
    • A. 

      Otic

    • B. 

      Opthalmic

    • C. 

      Oral

    • D. 

      Ointment


  • 120. 
    _____________ is an example of an anabolic steroid.
    • A. 

      Prednisone

    • B. 

      Testosterone

    • C. 

      Conjugated estrogens


  • 121. 
    Vasotec is a member of which of the following classes of drugs?
    • A. 

      Antibiotic

    • B. 

      Beta-blocker

    • C. 

      Calcium channel blocker

    • D. 

      ACE inhibitor


  • 122. 
    A pharmacist should be alerted if a patient is allergic to codeine and is prescribed
    • A. 

      Xanax

    • B. 

      Klonopin

    • C. 

      Tussi-Organidin

    • D. 

      Ritalin


  • 123. 
    A term used to describe the rate that inventory is used as
    • A. 

      MSDS

    • B. 

      Turnover

    • C. 

      POS

    • D. 

      Spoilage


  • 124. 
    Storing drugs at room temperature means storing at
    • A. 

      Between 59 and 86 degrees

    • B. 

      Between 65 and 75 degrees

    • C. 

      Between 40 and 42 degrees


  • 125. 
    Child resistant caps are required for
    • A. 

      Only for prescriptions intended for children

    • B. 

      All prescriptions unless the patient requests an easy open cap

    • C. 

      Only for prescriptions dispensed to household with children


  • 126. 
    The first federal drug law was the
    • A. 

      Food Drug and Cosmetic Act

    • B. 

      Durham-Humphrey Amendment

    • C. 

      Pure Food and Drugs Act.


  • 127. 
    HIPAA requires that
    • A. 

      All medicaid patients are offered counseling by a pharmacist

    • B. 

      All patients receive counseling by a pharmacist

    • C. 

      Privacy rules are observed for protected health information


  • 128. 
    The _______ is the most often used form for billing disease state management services.
    • A. 

      UCF

    • B. 

      Online adjudication

    • C. 

      CMS 1500

    • D. 

      Form 222


  • 129. 
    Membrane filters are intended to filer a solution
    • A. 

      For a suspension

    • B. 

      As the solution is pulled into the syringe

    • C. 

      As the solution is expelled from a syringe

    • D. 

      As the needle is removed from the syringe


  • 130. 
    For needles sizes, a higher gauge number means
    • A. 

      The syringe is smaller

    • B. 

      The bevel is smaller

    • C. 

      The lumen is smaller

    • D. 

      The hub is smaller


  • 131. 
    The resulting solution, when a drug is added to a parenteral solution is called
    • A. 

      An admixture

    • B. 

      A lock

    • C. 

      A diluent


  • 132. 
    Licenses for controlled substances are issued by the
    • A. 

      JCAHO

    • B. 

      APhA

    • C. 

      State board

    • D. 

      DEA


  • 133. 
    The managed care network that covers cost inside, but not outside of the network is
    • A. 

      POS

    • B. 

      HMO

    • C. 

      PBM

    • D. 

      PPO


  • 134. 
    The federal-state program that provides health care for the needy is called
    • A. 

      PAP

    • B. 

      Medicaid

    • C. 

      Medicare

    • D. 

      HMO


  • 135. 
    When completing a universal claim form, drugs are billed using the
    • A. 

      UPIN

    • B. 

      NDC

    • C. 

      222

    • D. 

      CMS-1500


  • 136. 
    The Orange Book provids information about
    • A. 

      Investiagational drugs

    • B. 

      Drug product stability

    • C. 

      Current pricing

    • D. 

      Generic equivalents


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