PTCB Practice Quiz!

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PTCB 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 it is important that you 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. 

      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. 
    • 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. 
    • 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

  • 26. 
    WHAT DOES THE FIRST SEGMENT OF THE NDC NUMBER REPRESENT? 
    • A. 

      THE MANUFACTURE

    • B. 

      PACKAGE SIZE

    • C. 

      THE DRUG

  • 27. 
    WHICH TYPE OF INVENTORY REQUIRES AN EXACT COUNT OF ALL SCHEDULE 2 NARCOTICS AND A ESTIMATED COUNT FOR SCHEDULE 3-5 NARCOTICS? 
    • A. 

      POS

    • B. 

      INITIAL INVENTORY

    • C. 

      BIENNIAL INVENTORY

  • 28. 
    WHICH LAW REQUIRED MEDICATIONS TO HAVE A CHILD RESISTANT CAP? 
    • A. 

      THE POISON PREVENTION ACT OF 1970

    • B. 

      DRUG LISTING ACT

    • C. 

      1983 ORPHAN DRUG ACT

  • 29. 
    HOW MANY REFILLS CAN SCHEDULE 2 NARCOTICS HAVE? 
    • A. 

      NO REFILLS

    • B. 

      1 REFILL

    • C. 

      5 REFILLS

  • 30. 
    WHAT DOES TPN STAND FOR? 
    • A. 

      TOTAL PARENTERAL NUTRITION

    • B. 

      TOTAL PARENTERAL NET

    • C. 

      TOTAL PARENTERAL NUMBER

  • 31. 
    • A. 

      SOMEWHAT VALID

    • B. 

      VALID

    • C. 

      NOT VALID

  • 32. 
    WHICH ANTIDOTE IS FOR HEPARIN? 
    • A. 

      PROTAMINE SULFATE

    • B. 

      ETHANOL

    • C. 

      ATROPINE

  • 33. 
    HOW MANY INCHES SHOULD A PHARMACY TECHNICIAN WORK AWAY FROM THE LAMINAR FLOW HOOD? 
    • A. 

      6 INCHES

    • B. 

      2 INCHES

    • C. 

      10 INCHES

  • 34. 
    • A. 

      BLADDER AND KIDNEY

    • B. 

      INTESTINE AND LIVER

    • C. 

      LIVER AND KIDNEY

  • 35. 
    THERE IS A 20% DISCOUNT ON TYLENOL. IF A BOTTLE OF TYLENOL COST $15.99, WHAT WILL THE PATIENT PAY WITH THE DISCOUNT? 
    • A. 

      12.79

    • B. 

      10.50

    • C. 

      12.65

  • 36. 
    HOW MANY GRAMS OF NaCl ARE IN 100 ML OF NS SOLUTION? 
    • A. 

      0.5 G

    • B. 

      0.9 G

    • C. 

      2 G

  • 37. 
    IF 30 TABLETS COST $43.00, THEN HOW MUCH WOULD 15 TABLETS COST? 
    • A. 

      19.95

    • B. 

      21.00

    • C. 

      21.50

  • 38. 
    WHAT IS THE ORANGE BOOK USED FOR? 
    • A. 

      FDA APPROVED DRUGS, THERAPEUTIC AND BIOEQUIVALENCE OF DRUGS

    • B. 

      CREATED FOR QUICK AND ACCURATE REFERENCE AND DRUG COMPARISON

    • C. 

      GIVES VARIOUS AGENTS GIVEN PARENTERALLY

  • 39. 
    WHICH PRICE DO WE CHARGE THE PATIENT IF THE AWP FOR 1000 TABLETS IS $48.50 AND WE WANT TO GIVE 30 TABLETS PLUS A 6% MARKUP WITH A $4 FEE. 
    • A. 

      5.55

    • B. 

      5.26

    • C. 

      4.32

  • 40. 
    • A. 

      15 AND 15 G

    • B. 

      15 AND 12 ML

    • C. 

      15 AND 15 ML

  • 41. 
    A PATIENT IS TO RECEIVE 1 TAB PO TID. THE QUANTITY IS 30 TABLETS. WHAT WILL BE THE DAY SUPPLY? 
    • A. 

      30 DAYS

    • B. 

      7 DAYS

    • C. 

      10 DAYS

  • 42. 
    • A. 

      9.3 MG

    • B. 

      10.3 MG

    • C. 

      2.3 MG

  • 43. 
    CONVERT 7.8 CELSIUS TO FAHRENHEIT: 
    • A. 

      43.06 F

    • B. 

      46.04 F

    • C. 

      43.01 F

  • 44. 
    HOW MANY MILLITERS IS IN 1 LITER? 
    • A. 

      100ML

    • B. 

      946

    • C. 

      1000 ML

  • 45. 
    WHICH IS THE MOST ACCURATE SCALE TO WEIGH DRUGS? 
    • A. 

      CLASS A BALANCE SCALE

    • B. 

      CLASS B BALANCE SCALE

    • C. 

      CLASS C BALANCE SCALE