# IV Flow Rates Quiz 2

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 306  Settings  • 1.
The patient is prescribed 720 mL of mixture over 6 hours using an infusion set device that delivers 10 gtt/mL. Determine the flow rate in mL per minute.
• A.

120 mL/min

• B.

1200 mL/min

• C.

12 mL/min

• D.

2 mL/min

• 2.
The patient is prescribed 720 mL of mixture over 6 hours using an infusion set device that delivers 10 gtt/mL. Determine the flow rate in drops per minute.
• A.

20 gtt/min

• B.

120 gtt/min

• C.

1200 gtt/min

• D.

2 gtt/min

• 3.
A patient weighing 110 lbs is to receive 5 mcg/kg/min of a IV solution containing Dopamine 600mg in 250ml D5W. The calculated IV dose rate is
• A.

1320 mg/min

• B.

0.037 mg/min

• C.

0.250 mg/min

• D.

1 mg/min

• 4.
1 liter of D5NS contains 5% dextrose in normal saline. How many liters would be needed to run a drip for a period of 8 hours at 125 mL/hour?
• A.

4 mL

• B.

3 mL

• C.

2 mL

• D.

1 mL

• 5.
You receive an order for 250mg of Aminophylline in normal saline (total volume 500mL). The patient weighs 110 lb. The Aminophylline is to be administered at a dose of 0.4 mg/kg/hr. Aminophylline Injection is supplied in 10mL vials with 25 mg/mL. The IV set to be used delivers 60gtts/ml. What will be the flow rate, in drops per minute, to administer the dose ordered?
• A.

40 gtts/min

• B.

42 gtts/min

• C.

38 gtts/min

• D.

41 gtts/min

• 6.
A physician orders a patient to receive 4 million units of ampicillin in a 1000 mL bag of IV solution to be infused over 6 hours.  How many mL of a solution will the patient receive per hour?
• A.

166.7 mL/hour

• B.

666.8 mL/hour

• C.

122.5 mL/hour

• D.

129.5 mL/hour

• 7.
A physician orders a patient to receive 4 million units of ampicillin in a 1000 mL bag of IV solution to be infused over 6 hours. How many units of ampicillin will the patient receive per hour?
• A.

666,666 u/hour

• B.

333,333 u/hour

• C.

111,111 u/hour

• D.

None of these

• 8.
A physician orders a patient to receive 4 million units of ampicillin in a 1000 mL bag of IV solution to be infused over 6 hours. How many units of ampicillin will the patient receive per minute?
• A.

333,333 u/hour

• B.

5556 u/min

• C.

5556 u/sec

• D.

333,333 u/sec

• 9.
A physician orders a patient to receive 4 million units of ampicillin in a 1000 mL bag of IV solution to be infused over 6 hours. What is the flow rate in mL per minute2?
• A.

2.78 mL

• B.

3.5 mL

• C.

2.78 mL/min

• D.

3.5 mL/min

• 10.
How many mL are in 500 L?
• A.

500000 mL

• B.

0.500 mL

• C.

0.05 mL

• D.

0.555 mL

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