PTCB Practice Test 10

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PTCB Practice Exam Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is all about the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board, which was established in 1995 with the mission of advancing medication safety by certifying technicians who are qualified to support pharmacists and patient care teams in all practice settings.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The physician orders Humulin Lente U-100 insulin #10ml, 36 units subcutaneous injection in a.m. What is the day supply?
    • A. 

      27 days

    • B. 

      30 days

    • C. 

      28 days

  • 2. 
    [ Ativan (lorazepam) Injection 4mg/ml ] Mr. Lewis requires Ativan 1mg IM stat for severe agitation. How many milliliters will be administer?
    • A. 

      25 ml

    • B. 

      0.25 ml

    • C. 

      0.3 ml

  • 3. 
    [ Duramorph (morphine sulfate injection, USP) 10mg/10ml ] Mrs. Andis requires Duramorph 6mg IV q4h for pain. How many milliliters would the patient take daily?
    • A. 

      36 ml

    • B. 

      24 ml

    • C. 

      6 ml

  • 4. 
    [ Solu-Cortef (hydrocortisone sodium succinate for injection, USP) 250mg (2ml Act-O-vial) ] The physician orders Solu-Cortef 0.05g IM q6h for your patient with scleroderma. How many milliliters will you administer?
    • A. 

      0.0004 ml

    • B. 

      0.4 ml

    • C. 

      4 ml

  • 5. 
    [ Codeine Phosphate injection, USP 30mg, 1/2 gr per ml ] The physician orders codeine gr ss subcutaneous q4h for your patient after a lumber laminectomy for pain relief. How many milliliters will you administer?
    • A. 

      100 ml

    • B. 

      10 ml

    • C. 

      1 ml

  • 6. 
    The physician orders mycostatin 400,000 units po four times a day. The drug is supplied 100,000 units/ml after reconstitution. How many milliliters will the nurse administer in one dose?
    • A. 

      16 ml

    • B. 

      4 ml

    • C. 

      20 ml

  • 7. 
    [ Atropine (sulfate injection, USP) 0.4 mg/ml ] Atropine 0.2 mg IM at 0730 is ordered. How many milliliters will be administer?
    • A. 

      0.5 ml

    • B. 

      5 ml

    • C. 

      2 ml

  • 8. 
    [ Morphine Sulfate 15 mg/ml ] Your patient needs morphine gr 1/6 subcutaneous stat for myocardial infarction. How many milliliters will you administer?
    • A. 

      47 ml

    • B. 

      10 ml

    • C. 

      0.66 ml

  • 9. 
    [ Scopolamine Hydrobromide Injection, USP 0.4 mg/ml ] The physician orders scopolamine gr 1/150 subcutaneous at 0700. How many milliliters will be administer?
    • A. 

      1 ml

    • B. 

      1.5 ml

    • C. 

      1.2 ml

  • 10. 
    [ Dilaudid-HP 10 mg/ml ] The physician orders Dilaudid gr 1/60 IV q4h prn. How many milliliters will be administered in a day?
    • A. 

      0.1 ml

    • B. 

      0.6 ml

    • C. 

      0.4 ml