PTCB Certification Exam Practice Quiz!

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PTCB Certification Exam Practice Quiz!

A pharmacy Technician dispenses prescription drugs and other healthcare items to patients as directed by a licensed pharmacist and is tasked with supplying medicines to patients. If you are planning on becoming one, then you must pass the PTCB practice certification exam. Give it a shot as it is designed to help you pass the exam and get to know just how ready you are.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    WHAT IS THE BRAND NAME FOR FUROSEMIDE? 
    • A. 

      LASIX

    • B. 

      DIURIL

    • C. 

      VASOTEC

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      LEVIGATION

    • B. 

      TRITURATION

    • C. 

      DESICCATION

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      SHAFT

    • B. 

      HUB

    • C. 

      TIP AND PLUNGER

  • 4. 
    A PATIENT COMPLAINS ABOUT HIS OTC MEDICATION BEING TOO STRONG FOR HIM, HE ASKS YOU IF YOU CAN RECOMMEND A DIFFERENT MEDICATION MORE SUITABLE FOR HIM, WHAT SHOULD YOU DO? 
    • A. 

      ASK THE PHARMACIST

    • B. 

      RECOMMEND A MEDICATION

    • C. 

      CALL HIS DOCTOR RIGHT AWAY

  • 5. 
    DURING THE DAY WHEN CAN PHARMACY TECHNICIANS ACCEPT NEW PRESCRIPTIONS OVER THE PHONE? 
    • A. 

      ONCE A DAY

    • B. 

      NEVER

    • C. 

      WHEN THE PHARMACIST ALLOWS IT

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      1305 MG

    • B. 

      1.5 G

    • C. 

      1500 MG

  • 7. 
    WHEN CAN YOU TOUCH THE OUTSIDE OF THE GOWN DURING THE ASEPTIC PROCEDURE? 
    • A. 

      AFTER WASHING HANDS

    • B. 

      EMERGENCIES

    • C. 

      NEVER

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      30 ML

    • B. 

      180 ML

    • C. 

      25 ML

  • 9. 
    DEXTROSE 19% IN 400 ML ____GM? 
    • A. 

      55 GM

    • B. 

      76 GM

    • C. 

      70 GM

  • 10. 
    CONVERT 0.25 TO A PERCENT. 
    • A. 

      25%

    • B. 

      0.25%

    • C. 

      2.5%

  • 11. 
    HOW MANY GRAMS OF DEXTROSE ARE IN 50 ML OF A 5% W/V SOLUTION? 
    • A. 

      25 G

    • B. 

      0.25 G

    • C. 

      2.5 G

  • 12. 
    WHAT TYPE OF ANTIBIOTIC CLASSIFICATION DOES THE DRUG ZITHROMAX FALL ON? 
    • A. 

      MACROLIDES

    • B. 

      PENICILLINS

    • C. 

      TETRACYCLINES

  • 13. 
    WHAT IS THE PROPER TECHNIQUE TO RECAP NEEDLES? 
    • A. 

      GRAB CAP AND COVER NEEDLE

    • B. 

      HOLD NEEDLE AND SCOOP WITH ONE HAND

    • C. 

      THROW THE CAP AWAY

  • 14. 
    WHAT TYPE OF MEDICATIONS SHOULD BE TAKEN ON A EMPTY STOMACH? 
    • A. 

      DIURETICS

    • B. 

      ACE INHIBITORS

    • C. 

      PENICILLINS

  • 15. 
    WHICH PHARMOKINETIC PROCESS IS CALLED WHEN DRUG MOLECULES ARE REMOVED FROM THEIR SITES OF ACTION IN THE BODY? 
    • A. 

      EXCRETION

    • B. 

      DISTRIBUTION

    • C. 

      METABOLISM

  • 16. 
    WHICH IS AN EXAMPLE OF A LACTATE RINGER? 
    • A. 

      D5W

    • B. 

      POTASSIUM

    • C. 

      NS

  • 17. 
    WHEN AN INVESTIGATIONAL DRUG EXPIRES WHAT SHOULD ONE DO? 
    • A. 

      RECORD QUANTITY AND LOT # AND RETURN TO THE MANUFACTURE

    • B. 

      DISPOSE IT

    • C. 

      RETURN TO MANUFACTURE IMMEDIATELY

  • 18. 
    WHICH PREGNANCY CATEGORY HAS CLEAR EVIDENCE THAT CAUSES ABNORMALITIES IN FETUS? 
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      D

    • C. 

      X

  • 19. 
    WARFARIN AND WHAT OTHER MEDICATION HAS A MAJOR DRUG INTERACTION? 
    • A. 

      INSULIN

    • B. 

      AMBIEN

    • C. 

      ASPIRIN

  • 20. 
    WHICH LAMINAR FLOW HOOD IS USED FOR CHEMOTHERAPEUTIC AGENTS? 
    • A. 

      VERTICAL FLOW HOOD

    • B. 

      HORIZANTAL FLOW HOOD

    • C. 

      UPWARD FLOW HOOD

  • 21. 
    WHICH TYPE OF DRUG RECALL HAS A STRONG PROBABILITY OF CAUSING SERIOUS ADVERSE EFFECTS OR DEATH? 
    • A. 

      DRUG RECALL 2

    • B. 

      DRUG RECALL 3

    • C. 

      DRUG RECALL 1

  • 22. 
        WHO MAKES GUIDELINES FOR HEALTH ISSUES TO INSPECT THE WORKING AREA?
    • A. 

      PHARMACY

    • B. 

      OSHA

    • C. 

      JCHAO

  • 23. 
    WHICH DEA FORM MUST BE FILLED OUT TO ORDER NARCOTICS? 
    • A. 

      DEA FORM 222

    • B. 

      DEA FORM 224

    • C. 

      DEA FORM 331

  • 24. 
    THEY INSPECT THE HOSPITAL EVERY 3 YEARS, 2X A YEAR THAT WILL LAST A 2 DAY PERIOD:
    • A. 

      NAAP

    • B. 

      JCHAO

    • C. 

      PTCB

  • 25. 
    MEDICATION ABILIFY EXPIRATION DATE READS 06/12. WHICH IS THE ACTUAL EXPIRATION DATE? 
    • A. 

      JUNE 1, 2012

    • B. 

      JUNE 15, 2012

    • C. 

      JUNE 30, 2012