Quiz On Pharmacy Tech

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Pharmacy Technician Quizzes & Trivia

Pharmacy is the branch of medicine that deals with medicine and prescription. Are you a pharmacist and think you have what it takes to correctly answer questions on the subject? If so, take up the quiz below and learn.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The device used to compound three-in-one total parenteral nutrition solutions is the: 
    • A. 

      MedCarousel

    • B. 

      PhaSeal

    • C. 

      Pyxis

    • D. 

      Automix

  • 2. 
    A solid dosage form that contains active and inactive ingredients and is prepared either by compression or molding method is called a :
    • A. 

      Tablet

    • B. 

      Capsule

    • C. 

      Paste

    • D. 

      Emulsion

  • 3. 
    The _________________ is used to record what the pharmacy owes its suppliers and other creditors.
    • A. 

      Purchase journal

    • B. 

      Cash receipts

    • C. 

      Accounts receivable ledger

    • D. 

      Accounts payable ledger

  • 4. 
    A solid dosage form in which the drug substance is enclosed in either a hard or soft soluble container or a shell of a suitable form of gelatin is called a:
    • A. 

      Tablet

    • B. 

      Suppository

    • C. 

      Capsule

    • D. 

      Pill

  • 5. 
    The drug of choice for emergency IV therapy for arrhythmias is 
    • A. 

      Sodium bicarbonate

    • B. 

      Lidocaine

    • C. 

      Dopamine

    • D. 

      Adrenalin

  • 6. 
    The __________________________________ provides guidelines for the recall of devices that could cause serious adverse effects.
    • A. 

      Kefauver-Harris Amendment

    • B. 

      Duraham-Humphrey Amendment

    • C. 

      Medical Device Amendment

    • D. 

      Safe Medical Device Act

  • 7. 
    Which one of the following drugs can not be prescribed with refills?
    • A. 

      Hydrocodone/acetaminophen

    • B. 

      Methylphenidate

    • C. 

      Lorazepam

    • D. 

      Nifedipine

  • 8. 
    Mr. Maddison has brought in a prescription from his dermatologist for a special order of  60 g of 1.5% hydrocortisone cream.  The pharmacy has in stock 2.4% hydrocortisone cream and a 1 % hydrocortisone cream.  How much of each will the technician need to prepare to compound this correctly?
    • A. 

      40 g of 1% and 20 g of 2.5%

    • B. 

      40 g of 1% and 10 g of 2.5%

    • C. 

      30 g of each

    • D. 

      45 g of 1% and 15 g of 2.5%

  • 9. 
    To what class does hydrocodone/acetaminophen belong to?
    • A. 

      II

    • B. 

      III

    • C. 

      IV

    • D. 

      V

  • 10. 
    What is the portion of the retail price of a prescription that the patent must pay?
    • A. 

      Average wholesale price

    • B. 

      Refund

    • C. 

      Deductible

    • D. 

      Co-pay

  • 11. 
    Federal law requires that a ________________ drug display the following message: "Rx Only"
    • A. 

      Prescription

    • B. 

      Controlled

    • C. 

      Legend

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    Stock rotation means that you must make sure that supplies with
    • A. 

      The shortest expiration date is in the front

    • B. 

      The shortest expiration date is in the back

    • C. 

      The longest expiration date is in the front

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    What does the section "501"  of the NDC number 50580-501-10 indicate?
    • A. 

      Drug product

    • B. 

      Manufacturer

    • C. 

      Package size

    • D. 

      Number of tablets in container

  • 14. 
    What is the generic name of DiaBeta?
    • A. 

      Glipizide

    • B. 

      Glyburide

    • C. 

      Sitagliptin

    • D. 

      Micronase

  • 15. 
    What is the brand name for metformin
    • A. 

      Pioglitazone

    • B. 

      Diabinese

    • C. 

      Glucotrol

    • D. 

      Glucophage

  • 16. 
    What is the total volume of D5W needed for a 24 hour period if the infusion runs at a rate of 100 ml/hr?
    • A. 

      2500 mL

    • B. 

      2400 mL

    • C. 

      1250 mL

    • D. 

      1500 mL

  • 17. 
    A prescribed dose for gentamicin injection is ordered at  5 mg/kg/day divided into 3 doses.  If a patient weighs 150 lb, how many milligrams should the patient receive for each dose?
    • A. 

      65

    • B. 

      113

    • C. 

      145

    • D. 

      15

  • 18. 
    How many grams of active ingredient are found in 300 mL of a 5% Cipro suspension?
    • A. 

      3 g

    • B. 

      1.5 g

    • C. 

      15 g

    • D. 

      30 g

  • 19. 
    What form is used by the pharmacy to pay the wholesaler for a drug order?
    • A. 

      Packing slip

    • B. 

      Invoice

    • C. 

      Purchase order

    • D. 

      Receipt

  • 20. 
    What term refers to the protection of a patients identity and health information?
    • A. 

      Rights

    • B. 

      Confidentiality

    • C. 

      Autonomy

    • D. 

      Negotiation

  • 21. 
    Which sig code refers to the following directions? : Take two tablets by mouth every 6 hours as needed
    • A. 

      2 tabs q 6 h prn

    • B. 

      2 tabs po q 6 h prn

    • C. 

      2 tabs po prn

    • D. 

      A & b

  • 22. 
    If  500 mL of a 15% solution is diluted to 1500 mL what would the final strength of the solution be labeled as?
    • A. 

      20 %

    • B. 

      .20%

    • C. 

      5 %

    • D. 

      0.05%

  • 23. 
    Which directions should be on the dispensing label for the following prescription: "ii gtt a.s. tid prn pain"
    • A. 

      Instill 2 drops in the left eye three times daily as need for pain

    • B. 

      Instill 2 drops in the right eye three times daily as needed for pain

    • C. 

      Instill 2 drops in the left ear three times daily as needed for pain

    • D. 

      Instill 2 drops in the right ear three times daily for pain

  • 24. 
    After reconstituting a 2 g vial of Claforan, how many 250 mg doses can be withdrawn?
    • A. 

      2 doses

    • B. 

      4 doses

    • C. 

      6 doses

    • D. 

      8 doses

  • 25. 
    Which one of the following medication should be protected from exposure to light
    • A. 

      Tetracycline

    • B. 

      Erythromycin

    • C. 

      Nitroglycerin

    • D. 

      Promethazine

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