PTCB Practice Test 3

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PTCB practice test 3

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  • 1. 
    After opening Xalantin, an eye medication used to treat glaucoma, where should the drug be stored?
    • A. 

      In the refrigerator

    • B. 

      In the pharmacy room

    • C. 

      In the freezer

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      3 g

    • B. 

      0.3 g

    • C. 

      30 g

  • 3. 
    What is the final volume when diluting 10ml of a lidocaine 6% nasal spray to a lidocaine 2% nasal spray?  
    • A. 

      12 ml

    • B. 

      30 ml

    • C. 

      15 ml

  • 4. 
    A common name for an inventory process that relies on pharmacy staff to write down items to be reordered is:  
    • A. 

      A formulary system

    • B. 

      Bar-coding

    • C. 

      A want list

  • 5. 
    If the storage condition for Xalantan solution indicates to store the drug between 0 to 5 degree celcius, one should store the drug:  
    • A. 

      In refrigerator

    • B. 

      At room temp

    • C. 

      In freezer

  • 6. 
    The physician orders Lanoxin (digoxin) 0.375 mg IV now. The label reads 500 mcg in 2 mL. How many mL will the patient receive?  
    • A. 

      0.15 ml

    • B. 

      0.0015 ml

    • C. 

      1.5 ml

  • 7. 
    Your patient has an order to infuse 100 ml of D51/2NS with 10MEq of KCl over the next thirty minutes. The set calibration is 10gtt/ml. What is the correct rate of flow for this patient? ___________ gtts/min  
    • A. 

      3.33 gtts/min

    • B. 

      33 gtts/min

    • C. 

      0.3 gtts/min

  • 8. 
    What materials are needed to perform a full hood cleaning? 
    • A. 

      Tap water, 70% isopropyl alcohol, paper towels/gauze

    • B. 

      Sterile water, 70% isopropyl alcohol, paper towels

    • C. 

      Sterile water, 70% isopropyl alcohol, lint-free paper towels/gauze

  • 9. 
    Ampules are made of __________.  
    • A. 

      Plastic

    • B. 

      Glass

    • C. 

      H2o content

  • 10. 
    All chemotherapy drugs and waste must be disposed of in a __________.  
    • A. 

      Red biohazard container

    • B. 

      Yellow biohazous disposal container

    • C. 

      Trash can

  • 11. 
    The right medication, dose, route, time and patient are referred to as __________.  
    • A. 

      Patients five rights

    • B. 

      Pharmacy five rights

    • C. 

      Doctor five rights

  • 12. 
    Which decimal has the highest value?
    • A. 

      0.8

    • B. 

      0.2

    • C. 

      0.10

  • 13. 
    Convert LXXVIII to arabic numbers
    • A. 

      23

    • B. 

      33

    • C. 

      78

  • 14. 
    A child weighs 47.9 kg. What is his weight in pounds?  
    • A. 

      106 LBS

    • B. 

      23 LBS

    • C. 

      105 LBS

  • 15. 
    Convert the ratio to a fraction< 1:5
    • A. 

      2/0

    • B. 

      1/5

    • C. 

      5/1

  • 16. 
    Convert the ratio to a percentage< 1:8   
    • A. 

      0.125%

    • B. 

      0.00125%

    • C. 

      12.5%

  • 17. 
    60% w/w contains how many grams of active ingredient?  
    • A. 

      100g

    • B. 

      60g

    • C. 

      1.6g

  • 18. 
    Zantac is classified as: 
    • A. 

      Antibiotic

    • B. 

      Anti-depressant

    • C. 

      H2 blocker

  • 19. 
    The heart contains how many chambers?   
    • A. 

      4 chambers

    • B. 

      6 chambers

    • C. 

      2 chambers

  • 20. 
    Myocardial infarction is another term for what condition?   
    • A. 

      Stroke

    • B. 

      Heart attack

    • C. 

      Muscle spasm

  • 21. 
    Warfarin’s active ingredient is the same ingredient found in what household product?   
    • A. 

      Rat poison

    • B. 

      Clorax

    • C. 

      Dish soap

  • 22. 
    Which narcotic schedule does the drug Valium fall in?
    • A. 

      Schedule II

    • B. 

      Schedule III

    • C. 

      Schedule IV

  • 23. 
    What does a Hydrophobic mean?
    • A. 

      Fail to mix with water

    • B. 

      Tendency to mix well with water

    • C. 

      Tendency to mix well with alcohol

  • 24. 
    Who regulates to cut down on infections transmitted to patients through pharmaceutical products and to better protect staff working in pharmacies in the course of their exposure to pharmaceuticals?
    • A. 

      FDA

    • B. 

      USP 797

    • C. 

      JCAHO

  • 25. 
    • A. 

      300 mg

    • B. 

      325 mg

    • C. 

      Both 300 & 325 mg