Can You Pass This NCCT Pharmacology Competency Test?

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    WHAT LICENSE MUST A PHYSICIAN HAVE TO DISPENSE, PRESCRIBE, OR ADMINISTER CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES?
    • A. 

      LAWYERS

    • B. 

      NARCOTICS

    • C. 

      BUSINESS

    • D. 

      OCCUPATIONAL

  • 2. 
    PHYSICIANS WITH A NARCOTICS LICENSE ARE REQUIRED TO REGISTER ON JUNE 30 OF EACH YEAR WITH?
    • A. 

      FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION

    • B. 

      DRUG ENFORCEMENT AGENCY

    • C. 

      AMERICAN RED CROSS

    • D. 

      AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION

  • 3. 
    A DRUG THAT CAUSES URINATION IS CALLED A(N)?
    • A. 

      DIURETIC

    • B. 

      EMETIC

    • C. 

      CIRRHOTIC

    • D. 

      ESCULENT

  • 4. 
    A DRUG USED TO RELIEVE A COUGH IS CALLED A(N)?
    • A. 

      ANTITUSSIVE

    • B. 

      BRONCHODILATOR

    • C. 

      ANTISEPTIC

    • D. 

      ANTITOXIN

  • 5. 
    A DRUG THAT NEUTRALIZES ACIDITY IS CALLED A(N)?
    • A. 

      ANTIDIARRHETIC

    • B. 

      ANTINAUSEANT

    • C. 

      ANTACID

    • D. 

      PLACEBO

  • 6. 
    A DRUG THAT CONTROLS APPETITE IS CALLED A(N)?
    • A. 

      APPETITE SUPPRESSOR

    • B. 

      APPETITE STIMULANT

    • C. 

      ANTISPASMODIC

    • D. 

      APPETITE PLACEBO

  • 7. 
    A DRUG USED TO PREVENT BLOOD FROM CLOTTING IS CALLED A(N)?
    • A. 

      ANTICHOLINERGIC

    • B. 

      ANTICOAGULANT

    • C. 

      ANTIDOTE

    • D. 

      PLACEBO

  • 8. 
    A DRUG USED TO CONTROL TEMPERATURE IS CALLED AN?
    • A. 

      ANTIPYRETIC

    • B. 

      ANTIDOTE

    • C. 

      ANTICOAGULANT

    • D. 

      ANALGESIC

  • 9. 
    A DRUG THAT REDUCES ANXITEY IS CALLED A(N)?
    • A. 

      DIURETIC

    • B. 

      TRANQUILIZER

    • C. 

      VACCINE

    • D. 

      OINTMENT

  • 10. 
    A DRUG THAT CAUSES DILATION OF BLOOD VESSELS IS CALLED A?
    • A. 

      VASODILATOR

    • B. 

      VASOCONSTRICTOR

    • C. 

      SEDATIVE

    • D. 

      LAXATIVE

  • 11. 
    A DRUG THAT DECREASES CONGESTION IS CALLED A?
    • A. 

      SUPPRESSANT

    • B. 

      DECONGESTANT

    • C. 

      DIURETIC

    • D. 

      SEDATIVE

  • 12. 
    A DRUG THAT CAUSES THE PUPIL OF THE EYE TO DILATE IS CALLED A?
    • A. 

      MYOTIC

    • B. 

      MYDRIATIC

    • C. 

      PLACEBO

    • D. 

      VACCINE

  • 13. 
    A DATE ON A BOTTLE OF MEDICATION THAT PROVIDES A "USE UNTIL" DATE IS THE?
    • A. 

      MANUFACTURE'S DATE

    • B. 

      OUTDATE OR EXPIRATION DATE

    • C. 

      "SELL BY" DATE

    • D. 

      INGREDIENT HALF-LIFE DATE

  • 14. 
    A DRUG THAT INCREASES URINARY OUTPUT IS CALLED A(N)?
    • A. 

      MIOTIC

    • B. 

      DIURETIC

    • C. 

      CYTOTOXIN

    • D. 

      EXPECTORANT

  • 15. 
    A LIQUID PREPARATION WHICH MIXES FINE DROPLETS OF AN OIL IN WATER, SUCH AS CASTOR OIL, IS CALLED A(N)?
    • A. 

      SOLUTION

    • B. 

      EMULSION

    • C. 

      ELIXIR

    • D. 

      TINCTURES

  • 16. 
    NITROGLYCERINE IS USED FOR?
    • A. 

      NARCOTIC OVERDOSE

    • B. 

      INFLAMMATORY CONDITIONS

    • C. 

      TREATMENT OF ANGINA PECTORIS

    • D. 

      ANTI-ANXIETY MUSCLE RELAXANT TREATMENT

  • 17. 
    HYDROCORTISONE IS A DRUG USED TO SUPPRESS?
    • A. 

      INFLAMMATION

    • B. 

      APPETITE

    • C. 

      SWELLING

    • D. 

      EXCRETION OF URINE

  • 18. 
    SCHEDULE I DRUGS INCLUDE?
    • A. 

      MISCELLANEOUS MIXTURES CONTAINING LIMITED AMOUNTS OF NARCOTIC DRUGS

    • B. 

      SUBSTANCES THAT HAVE NO ACCEPTED MEDICAL USE & A HIGH POTENTIAL FOR ABUSE

    • C. 

      MINOR TRANQUILIZERS & HYPNOTICS THAT HAVE A LESSER POTENTIAL FOR ABUSE

    • D. 

      NO CORRECT ANSWER

  • 19. 
    SCHEDULE IV DRUGS INCLUDE?
    • A. 

      INCLUDES VARIOUS NARCOTICS SUCH AS OPIUM

    • B. 

      SUBSTANCES THAT HAVE NO ACCEPTED MEDICAL USE & A HIGH POTENTIAL FOR ABUSE

    • C. 

      MINOR TRANQUILIZERS & HYPNOTICS THAT HAVE A LESSER POTENTIAL FOR ABUSE

    • D. 

      NO CORRECT ANSWER

  • 20. 
    A SMALL ADHESIVE PATCH OR DISC USED FOR ADMINISTRATION OF DRUGS IS CALLED A(N)?
    • A. 

      TRANSDERMAL SYSTEM

    • B. 

      RESERVOIR SYSTEM

    • C. 

      OINTMENT SYSTEM

    • D. 

      EPIDERMIS SYSTEM

  • 21. 
    THE BUCCAL METHOD OF ADMINISTERING A DRUG IS DONE BY?
    • A. 

      PLACING THE MEDICATION BETWEEN THE GUM & CHEEK

    • B. 

      INHALATION

    • C. 

      INTRAMUSCULAR INJECTION

    • D. 

      INTRAVENOUS SOLUTION

  • 22. 
    OXYGEN IS ORDERED AS PERCENTAGE OF OXYGEN CONCENTRATION & ITS RATE OF DELIVERY IS WRITTEN AS?
    • A. 

      LITERS PER MINUTE

    • B. 

      VOLUME PER MINUTE

    • C. 

      DEGREES PER MINUTE

    • D. 

      PERCENTAGE PER MINUTE

  • 23. 
    A DRUG THAT PRODUCES SLEEP IS CALLED A(N)?
    • A. 

      PLACEBO

    • B. 

      HYPNOTIC

    • C. 

      ANTISPASMODIC

    • D. 

      DIAPHORETIC

  • 24. 
    AN INACTIVE SUBSTANCE SUBSTITUTED IN PLACE OF THE ACTUAL DRUG TO SATISFY THE PATIENT IS CALLED A(N)?
    • A. 

      SEDATIVE

    • B. 

      STIMULANT

    • C. 

      PLACEBO

    • D. 

      ANTISEPTIC

  • 25. 
    THE ABBREVIATION FOR ELIXIR IS?
    • A. 

      Elix

    • B. 

      Exr

    • C. 

      Elx

    • D. 

      EX

  • 26. 
    THE ABBREVIATION FOR EMULSION IS?
    • A. 

      Emul

    • B. 

      Eml

    • C. 

      Els

    • D. 

      EML

  • 27. 
    THE ABBREVIATION FOR FLUID IS?
    • A. 

      Fl or fld

    • B. 

      Wet

    • C. 

      Flud

    • D. 

      Fuid

  • 28. 
    THE ABBREVIATION FOR OINTMENT IS?
    • A. 

      Ont

    • B. 

      Oint, ung

    • C. 

      ONT

    • D. 

      Cream

  • 29. 
    THE ABBREVIATION FOR SOLUTION IS?
    • A. 

      Sol

    • B. 

      Slt

    • C. 

      Stn

    • D. 

      SSN

  • 30. 
    THE ABBREVIATION FOR SUPPOSITORY IS?
    • A. 

      Supp

    • B. 

      Supt

    • C. 

      SSUP

    • D. 

      SPT

  • 31. 
    THE ABBREVIATION FOR SYRUP IS?
    • A. 

      Sup

    • B. 

      Syr

    • C. 

      Spp

    • D. 

      Syp

  • 32. 
    THE ABBREVIATION FOR TABLET IS?
    • A. 

      Tbb

    • B. 

      Tsp

    • C. 

      Tbl

    • D. 

      Tab

  • 33. 
    THE ABBREVIATION FOR TINCTURE IS?
    • A. 

      Tcc

    • B. 

      Tinc

    • C. 

      Tct

    • D. 

      Tcr

  • 34. 
    THE ABBREVIATION FOR INTRAMUSCULAR IS?
    • A. 

      IM

    • B. 

      Ims

    • C. 

      IMSC

    • D. 

      Imul

  • 35. 
    THE ABBREVIATION FOR INJECTION IS?
    • A. 

      In

    • B. 

      Inj

    • C. 

      Ing

    • D. 

      Ij

  • 36. 
    THE ABBREVIATION FOR RIGHT EAR IS?
    • A. 

      AD

    • B. 

      RE

    • C. 

      Re

    • D. 

      Rter

  • 37. 
    THE ABBREVIATION FOR BOTH EARS IS?
    • A. 

      AU

    • B. 

      BE

    • C. 

      Bthe

    • D. 

      BERS

  • 38. 
    THE ABBREVIATION FOR DROPS IS?
    • A. 

      Gtt

    • B. 

      Dtt

    • C. 

      Gts

    • D. 

      Dts

  • 39. 
    THE ABBREVIATION FOR TWO TIMES A DAY IS?
    • A. 

      Tid

    • B. 

      Bid

    • C. 

      Qid

    • D. 

      Qh

  • 40. 
    WHEN MIXING REAGENTS ALWAYS READ THE LABEL?
    • A. 

      WITH THE DOCTOR

    • B. 

      WITH A NURSE

    • C. 

      WITH MAGNIFYING GLASSES

    • D. 

      TWICE

  • 41. 
    THE _________ PAGES OF THE PHYSICIAN'S DESK REFERENCE IS WHERE A MEDICAL ASSISTANT WOULD BE ABLE TO LOCATE A MEDICATION BY BRAND OR GENERIC NAME?
    • A. 

      WHITE

    • B. 

      BLUE

    • C. 

      PINK

    • D. 

      GRAY

  • 42. 
    MEDICATIONS CAN BE LOCATED IN THE PHYSICIAN'S DRUG REFERENCE UNDER ALL OF THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES EXCEPT?
    • A. 

      MANUFACTURER

    • B. 

      GENERIC NAME

    • C. 

      CLASSIFICATION

    • D. 

      COMPOSITION

  • 43. 
    THEY PHYSICIAN HAS ORDERED 500 mg. OF A MEDICATION THE AMOUNT ON HAND IS 250mg PER TABLET. HOW MANY TABLETS WILL BE GIVEN?
    • A. 

      0.5 tab

    • B. 

      1 tab

    • C. 

      2 tab

    • D. 

      2.5 tab

  • 44. 
    THE PHYSICIAN HAS ORDERED 0.2 Gm OF A MEDICATION. THE AMOUNT ON HAND IS 400 mg tabs. HOW MANY TABLETS WILL BE GIVEN TO THE PATIENT?
    • A. 

      0.5 tab

    • B. 

      1 tab

    • C. 

      2 tab

    • D. 

      2.5 tab

  • 45. 
    THE PHYSICIAN HAS ORDERED 50 mg OF DEMEROL BE GIVEN TO A PATIENT. THE AMOUNT ON HAND IS 100mg/ml. HOW MANY cc's OF DEMEROL WILL BE INJECTED?
    • A. 

      0.5 cc

    • B. 

      1 cc

    • C. 

      1.5 cc

    • D. 

      0.25 cc