PTCB Practice Test 6

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PTCB Practice Exam Quizzes & Trivia

In this quiz on the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board, we’ll be offering up questions on Norvasc, ACE Inhibitors, needles, epilepsy, measurements, pharmacy refrigerators and more. What can you tell us? Let’s find out right now.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which is the generic name for Norvasc?
    • A. 

      Felodipine

    • B. 

      Amlodipine

    • C. 

      Verapamil

  • 2. 
    Which drug belongs in the classification category ACE Inhibitors?
    • A. 

      Timolol

    • B. 

      Cardene

    • C. 

      Enalapril

  • 3. 
    A 16 year old girl often comes to pick up her birth control pills each month and you are familiar with her mom from the past, but she asks you to please not tell her mom about her medication. The next day you run into her mom and you thought by telling her would be the right thing since she is only 16 years old. Which violation did the pharmacy technician violate?
    • A. 

      HIPAA Act

    • B. 

      Orphan Drug Act

    • C. 

      Drug Listing Act

  • 4. 
    If the needle is very thin, then what size gauge would it be?
    • A. 

      18 gauge

    • B. 

      16 guage

    • C. 

      17 guage

  • 5. 
    Which class of drug would this suffix "olol" belong to?
    • A. 

      Diruetics

    • B. 

      Proton pump inhibitors

    • C. 

      Beta blockers

  • 6. 
    Which of the following cannot be refilled under any circumstances?
    • A. 

      Mitomycin

    • B. 

      Methylphenidate

    • C. 

      Metoprolol

  • 7. 
    Which drug is not used to treat epilepsy?
    • A. 

      Diazepam

    • B. 

      Gabapentin

    • C. 

      Lovastatin

  • 8. 
    The partial fill on schedule II controlled drugs should be done within
    • A. 

      72 hours

    • B. 

      48 hours

    • C. 

      24 hours

  • 9. 
    1/2 gr is generally interpreted as
    • A. 

      65 mg

    • B. 

      32.5 mg

    • C. 

      90 mg

  • 10. 
    The temperature of a pharmacy refrigerator should be checked
    • A. 

      Bi-Weekly

    • B. 

      Weekly

    • C. 

      Daily

  • 11. 
    Covert 50 Fahrenheit to Celcius temp
    • A. 

      15 C

    • B. 

      5 C

    • C. 

      10 C

  • 12. 
    Convert 10 Celcius to Fahrenheit temp
    • A. 

      50 F

    • B. 

      10 F

    • C. 

      30 F

  • 13. 
    A patient with codeine allergy needs to avoid which of the following drug?
    • A. 

      Naproxen

    • B. 

      Ibuprofen

    • C. 

      Acetaminophen #3

  • 14. 
    Which of the following DEA# is correct and verified?
    • A. 

      BS3452769

    • B. 

      BS2563410

    • C. 

      BS2567321

  • 15. 
    Which of the following best describes an elixer?
    • A. 

      Sugar-based solution in which medication is dissolved leading to better taste, tends to be thicker than water

    • B. 

      Dissolved medication into either alcohol base or water, which the alcohol covers the bad tast and has the same consistency as water

    • C. 

      Liquid that contains very small solid particles in the base solution

  • 16. 
    A prescription calls for Drug A, 5 mg PO bid x 30 days. You have 2.5-mg tablets in stock. How many tablets will it take to fill the prescription?  
    • A. 

      30 tablets

    • B. 

      120 tablets

    • C. 

      None the above

  • 17. 
    If a doctor prescribes 30 units of insulin in 500 ml to be administered over 2 hours, how many drops per seconds should be administered if the set is calibrated to deliver 20 drops per ml?  
    • A. 

      1.39 gtts/sec

    • B. 

      1.49 gtts/sec

    • C. 

      83.33 gtts/min

  • 18. 
    How many 200mg tablets would be required to make 2.5L of a 1:1000 solution?
    • A. 

      10 tablets

    • B. 

      12 tablets

    • C. 

      12.5 tablets

  • 19. 
    It is a very busy day in the pharmacy and you come across with a situation, you are wondering if Drug "B" should be crushed or not. You do not want to bother anyone. You remember that the pharmacy provides drug reference books but you can only find 3, which of the following book will help answer your question?
    • A. 

      Orange book

    • B. 

      Drug topics red book

    • C. 

      The injectable drug handbook

  • 20. 
    Which class of drug would this suffix "statin" belong to?
    • A. 

      Cholesterol (HMG CoA Reductase Inhibitor)

    • B. 

      Antibiotics

    • C. 

      Corticosteroids