# Ratio And Proportion Aptitude Questions With Answers

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Are you preparing for the competitive exams and looking for aptitude questions with answers on ration and proportion? If so, you've reached the exact place. A ratio is represented in the fraction form of a and b, written as a/b, and b does not equal 0. A proportion is a set of two equal ratios. The below quiz consists of some of the toughest questions from ratio and proportion. Check it out and assess your mathematics skills.

• 1.
A nurse is to give a patient Decadron 3 mg po now. The nurse has 0.75 mg tablets on hand. How many tablets will they give the patient?
• A.

1 tablet

• B.

2 tablets

• C.

3 tablets

• D.

4 tablets

• 2.
Administer of gentamicin 65 mg IM stat to a patient. You have gentamicin 80 mg/2 mL. How many milliliters will you give the patient?
• A.

1.6 mL

• B.

1. 8 mL

• C.

0.75 mL

• D.

1.3 mL

• 3.
A patient is to receive 7500 units sub-q of heparin. You have heparin 20,000 units/mL. How many milliliters will you administer to the patient? (round off to the nearest tenth).
• A.

0.5 mL

• B.

0.47 mL

• C.

0.4 mL

• D.

0.3 mL

• 4.
You have Dilantin 250 mg/5 mL suspension for injection. Prepare a dosage of 0.1 g.
• A.

1 mL

• B.

2 mL

• C.

3 mL

• D.

4 mL

• 5.
A patient is to receive thioridazine 75 mg po TID. The medication is available in 30 mg/mL. How many milliliters will you administer?
• A.

3 mL

• B.

2.287 mL

• C.

2.5 mL

• D.

2 mL

• 6.
Administer Depo-Provera 0.8 g to a patient. You have on hand Depo-Provera 400 mg/mL. How many milliliters will you give? (round to the nearest tenth)
• A.

0.8 mL

• B.

1 mL

• C.

1.2 mL

• D.

2 mL

• 7.
You have atropine sulfate in stock at 0.1 mg/mL. Give a patient 150 mcg. How many milliliters will you administer? (round off to the nearest tenth)
• A.

1 mL

• B.

1.5 mL

• C.

2 mL

• D.

2.5 mL

• 8.
A patient requests medication for their pain. You have an order for meperidine 75 mg IM q 4 hrs prn pain. You have 100 mg/mL in stock. How many milliliters will you administer? (round off to the nearest tenth)
• A.

0.5 mL

• B.

0.75 mL

• C.

0.8 mL

• D.

1 mL

• 9.
You are working on a pediatric ward. A patient is to receive 400 mg of amoxicillin suspension po BID. You have 250 mg/5 mL in stock. How many milliliters will you administer?
• A.

4 mL

• B.

5 mL

• C.

8 mL

• D.

10 mL

• 10.
Administer a loading dose of digoxin 500 mcg to a patient. You have digoxin 0.25 mg tablets in stock. How many tablets will you give the patient?
• A.

1 tablet

• B.

1.5 tablets

• C.

2 tablets

• D.

3 tablets

• 11.
How many milliliters are needed? Dosage ordered cyanocobalamine 800 mcg. Stock medication is cyanocobalamine 1 mg/mL
• A.

0.5 mL

• B.

0.8 mL

• C.

1 mL

• D.

2 mL

• 12.
A true proportion contains two ratios that are equal.
• A.

True

• B.

False

• 13.
It's okay to write measurement units anywhere in a proportion problem.
• A.

True

• B.

False

• 14.
Make a 50 mL of a 5% Cocaine solution. How many grams of cocaine will you need?
• A.

1 gram

• B.

2.5 grams

• C.

3 grams

• D.

5 grams

• 15.
How many grams of sodium chloride are in 500 mL of a 0.9% solution? (round off to the nearest hundredth)
• A.

9 grams

• B.

0.9 grams

• C.

0.45 grams

• D.

4.5 grams