PTCB Practice Test 8

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PTCB practice test 8

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  • 1. 
    Order: D5W 1000 ml q6h IV. What is the flowrate if there is an infusion pump? _______ ml/hr
    • A. 

      4.2 ml/hr

    • B. 

      2.8 ml/hr

    • C. 

      167 ml/hr

  • 2. 
    Give 1L NS over 8 hours. Drop factor: 15 gtt/ml. Flow rate: ______ gtt/min
    • A. 

      1875 gtt/min

    • B. 

      31 gtt/min

    • C. 

      7200 gtt/min

  • 3. 
    How many mg of Vancomycin are in 1.25 g per 250 ml of IV solution?
    • A. 

      1250 mg

    • B. 

      1200 mg

    • C. 

      1000 mg

  • 4. 
    Rx: Tussionex # 12 oz. Sig: ii tsp qd prn for cough 6d. How long will this medication last?
    • A. 

      10 days

    • B. 

      6 days

    • C. 

      12 days

  • 5. 
    Express the following concentration as a ratio strength: 2g of active ingredient in 250 ml of solution
    • A. 

      1:800

    • B. 

      2:250

    • C. 

      1:125

  • 6. 
    A physician prescribes tetracycline suspension for a patient who is to take 2 teaspoonfuls four times a day for 4 days, then 1 teaspoonful four times a day for 2 days. How many ml's of the suspension should be dispensed to provide the quantity for the prescribed dosage regimen?
    • A. 

      200 ml

    • B. 

      160 ml

    • C. 

      40 ml

  • 7. 
    How much 10% w/w (in grams) ammonia solution can be made from 1800 g of 28% w/w strong ammonia solution?
    • A. 

      5000 g

    • B. 

      5040 g

    • C. 

      5 g

  • 8. 
    How much (in ml) of a 1:400 w/v stock solution should be used to make 4L of a 1:2000 w/v solution?
    • A. 

      400 ml

    • B. 

      2000 ml

    • C. 

      800 ml

  • 9. 
    If 250 ml of a 1:800 v/v solution is diluted to 1000 ml, what will be the ratio strength v/v?
    • A. 

      1:3200

    • B. 

      1:320

    • C. 

      1:32

  • 10. 
    What is the percentage of alcohol in the following mixture? Alcohol 4% (5 ml), Alcohol 2% (10 ml)
    • A. 

      3.33%

    • B. 

      4.33%

    • C. 

      2.66%

  • 11. 
    Convert 80% to a fraction
    • A. 

      8/100

    • B. 

      4/5

    • C. 

      1/8

  • 12. 
    Convert 2:00 pm into military time
    • A. 

      1400

    • B. 

      1200

    • C. 

      0200

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      342 ml of 5% dextrose solution, 38 ml of sterile water

    • B. 

      190 ml of 5% dextrose solution, 1710 ml of sterile water

    • C. 

      38 ml of 5% dextrose solution, 342 ml of sterile water

  • 14. 
    Recommended dose is 150 units/kg of body weight. How many ml of a solution with 50000 units/ml should be given to a 250 lb patient?
    • A. 

      0.003 ml

    • B. 

      0.3 ml

    • C. 

      30 ml

  • 15. 
    A patient presents a prescription for Ibandronate 150 mg #3. Your pharmacy has a 35% markup and $5.66 dispensing fee. The wholesale price is $15.70 per tab. What is the retail price for this prescription of 3 tablets?
    • A. 

      $69.25

    • B. 

      $16.49

    • C. 

      $47.01

  • 16. 
    Insulin is available in 10 ml vials containing 100 iu/ml. Your patient is going away on a 2 week vacation and asks the pharmacist how many vials she will need to take. The patient injects 42 U/qam and qpm. How many vials will be needed?
    • A. 

      2 vials

    • B. 

      1 vial

    • C. 

      3 vials

  • 17. 
    Three separate drugs are required to make a 3:5:7 450g ointment. How much of each drug is needed orderly?
    • A. 

      210g; 90g; 150g

    • B. 

      90g; 150g; 210g

    • C. 

      70g; 140; 240g

  • 18. 
    How much 10% cream and a 0.5% cream will you need to prepare 120g of a 2.5% cream?
    • A. 

      95g of 10% cream, 25g of 0.5% cream

    • B. 

      20g of 10% cream, 100g of 0.5% cream

    • C. 

      25g of 10% cream, 95g of 0.5% cream

  • 19. 
    Mr. Brown is ordered to take 250 mg of a drug once a day. This drug is only available in 500 mg at the pharmacy. How many tablets should be given out for a 30-day supply?
    • A. 

      30 tabs

    • B. 

      15 tabs

    • C. 

      10 tabs

  • 20. 
    Express the value of XIX + VIII in arabic numerals
    • A. 

      29

    • B. 

      30

    • C. 

      27