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PTCB Practice Test 2

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PTCB practice test 2

This exam deals more with pharmacology but a few math problems included. ����������

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      130/80

    • B. 

      120/80

    • C. 

      120/80

  • 2. 
    What does Bradycardia mean?
    • A. 

      Fast heart

    • B. 

      Slow heart

    • C. 

      Abnormal heart

  • 3. 
    What does Tachycardia mean?
    • A. 

      Fast heart

    • B. 

      Slow heart

    • C. 

      Abnormal heart

  • 4. 
    What does the suffix itis mean?
    • A. 

      Killing

    • B. 

      Pink eye

    • C. 

      Inflammation

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      2g, 0.5g, 7.5g, 50g

    • B. 

      10g, 2.5g, 37.5g, 250g

    • C. 

      5g, 3g, 40g, 300g

  • 6. 
    The meniscus should be read at...
    • A. 

      Above water point

    • B. 

      Eye level

    • C. 

      Under water point

  • 7. 
    HEPA stands for ________ and traps particles larger than _____
    • A. 

      High-efficiency particulate air filter, 0.2 microns

    • B. 

      High-environmental particulate air filter, 0.2 microns

    • C. 

      Horizantal-efficiency paticulate air filter, 2 microns

  • 8. 
    The Horizantal flow hood should be turned on _____ minutes before using
    • A. 

      60 minutes

    • B. 

      10 minutes

    • C. 

      30 minutes

  • 9. 
    What does half-life mean?
    • A. 

      The measurement of the time it takes the body to absorb one half of the drug

    • B. 

      The measurement of the time it takes the body to break down & excrete one half of the drug

    • C. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    Why are perservatives often added in medications?
    • A. 

      Increase their shell life

    • B. 

      Decrease the possibility of contamination

    • C. 

      To meet FDA standards

  • 11. 
    Which method is used by the pharmacy tech when preparing capsules by hand?
    • A. 

      The tray method

    • B. 

      The capsule method

    • C. 

      The punch method

  • 12. 
    Order: 1500ml of 20 meq KCL for 12 hours. The tubing size is 20 gtt/ml, how many gtts/min will be delivered?
    • A. 

      43 gtts/min

    • B. 

      41.66 gtts/min

    • C. 

      43.66 gtts/min

  • 13. 
    The Horizantal hood should be cleaned with...
    • A. 

      70% isopropyl alcohol

    • B. 

      50% isopropyl alcohol

    • C. 

      80% isopropyl alcohol

  • 14. 
    What does HIPAA mean?
    • A. 

      Ensure drug safety

    • B. 

      Ensure the privacy of patients

    • C. 

      Ensure counsel by pharmacy technicians

  • 15. 
    150 mg of drug A is ordered to take for 7 days but the pharmacy only has 125mg/5ml in stock. How many ml's should we give to the patient?
    • A. 

      6 ml

    • B. 

      42 ml

    • C. 

      43 ml

  • 16. 
    Which number equals to XVIII?
    • A. 

      18

    • B. 

      118

    • C. 

      8

  • 17. 
    D5W means....
    • A. 

      5% of drug to be weighted

    • B. 

      5% of drug in water

    • C. 

      5% dextrose in water

  • 18. 
    The generic drug for Vicodin is?
    • A. 

      Hydrocodone

    • B. 

      Hydrocodone/APAP

    • C. 

      Oxycodone

  • 19. 
    Which drug is used to treat type 2 diabetes?
    • A. 

      Cozaar

    • B. 

      Norvasc

    • C. 

      Glucotrol

  • 20. 
    Calculate day supply: II tabs po tid prn  #30
    • A. 

      5 days

    • B. 

      7 days

    • C. 

      30 days