PTCB Tutoring I

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PTCB Tutoring Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following drugs is a complex of aluminum hydroxide and sulfated sucrose used to treat duodenal ulcers?
    • A. 

      Amphojel

    • B. 

      Prilosec

    • C. 

      Carafate

    • D. 

      Protonix

  • 2. 
    Which of the following warning labels would be on the label of a prescription for naproxen?
    • A. 

      Take on an empty stomach

    • B. 

      Take with food or snack

    • C. 

      May cause sensitivity to light

    • D. 

      Take until all gone

  • 3. 
    A pahrmacy technician should never give medical advise, so which question will you direct to the pharmacist?
    • A. 

      Is the enteric-coated aspirin more expensive than regular aspirin?

    • B. 

      Are you out of liquid acetaminophen?

    • C. 

      Should I take ibuprofen or aspirin?

    • D. 

      Where is the baby aspirin?

  • 4. 
    What is the name of the part of a needle that is attached to a syringe?
    • A. 

      Cannula

    • B. 

      Hub

    • C. 

      Shaft

    • D. 

      Lumen

  • 5. 
    What plan gave older Americans increased access to prescription drugs?
    • A. 

      HIPAA

    • B. 

      Medicare Parts A and B

    • C. 

      National Healthcare

    • D. 

      Medicare Part D

  • 6. 
    Mucous membranes protect the digestive tract from
    • A. 

      Sodium bicarbonate

    • B. 

      Pancreatic enzymes

    • C. 

      Gastric acid

    • D. 

      Calcium citrate

  • 7. 
    The minium pat level for atenolol 50mg is 50 tablets; the maxium par level is 300 tablets. At the end of the day, 130 tablets are in stock. How many bottles will you reorder to restock to par?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 8. 
    A patient in the hospital with congestive heart failure is given a diuretic to help off-load fluid. After 2 doses, the patient has had 5.5L come out the catheter. How much weight should the patient have lost?
    • A. 

      12.1kg

    • B. 

      6kg

    • C. 

      5.5kg

    • D. 

      2.25kg

  • 9. 
    What term is associated with the increased likelihood of a drug interaction?
    • A. 

      Pharmacology

    • B. 

      Polypharmacy

    • C. 

      Polyuria

    • D. 

      Pharmacognosy

  • 10. 
     A pharmacy stocks amoxicillin in 50ml, 75ml, 100ml and 150ml bottles. If the order is for 3ml three times a day for 10 days which bottle will you dispense?
    • A. 

      50ml

    • B. 

      75ml

    • C. 

      100ml

    • D. 

      150ml

  • 11. 
    Change the following ratio to a percent: 4:20
    • A. 

      5%

    • B. 

      10%

    • C. 

      20%

    • D. 

      25%

  • 12. 
    The pharmacy only has enough Cymbalta to give a  patient a 3 day supply until Monday's order arrives. This is called a(n)
    • A. 

      Early fill

    • B. 

      Future refill

    • C. 

      Partial fill

    • D. 

      Promised refill

  • 13. 
    Compounding medications is most likely done at a(n) ______________ pharmacy.
    • A. 

      Chain

    • B. 

      Independent

    • C. 

      Retail

    • D. 

      Mail-order

  • 14. 
    In an acute care hospital, the director of pharmacy usually reports to the
    • A. 

      Director of nursing

    • B. 

      Vice president for therapeutic services

    • C. 

      President of the hospital

    • D. 

      Board of directors

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is a breath-activated inhalation product?
    • A. 

      Advair Diskus

    • B. 

      ProAir HFA

    • C. 

      Flonase

    • D. 

      Nasonex

  • 16. 
    If a person is taking Norvir, a protease inhibitor (for HIV), which herbal preparation should that person avoid?
    • A. 

      Garlic

    • B. 

      Chondroitin

    • C. 

      Kava

    • D. 

      Yohimbine

  • 17. 
    Which is a centrally acting analgesic but not a controlled substance?
    • A. 

      Morphine

    • B. 

      Codeine

    • C. 

      Tramadol

    • D. 

      Meperidine

  • 18. 
    Infant Tylenol is available at 80mg/0.6ml. If the pediatrician tells the parent to give 120mg every 8 hours for fever, how many total milliliters may the child have per day?
    • A. 

      0.9ml

    • B. 

      1.2ml

    • C. 

      1.8ml

    • D. 

      2.7ml

  • 19. 
    Which is the term to describe medication administered by injection into a vein?
    • A. 

      Infusion

    • B. 

      Parenteral

    • C. 

      Intravenous

    • D. 

      Subcutaneous

  • 20. 
    Why do pediatric and geriatric patients require lower dosed of drugs?
    • A. 

      They have more rapid metabolism

    • B. 

      The liver does not metabolize the medication as well

    • C. 

      Renal excretion is enhanced

    • D. 

      Gastrointestinal absorption is increased

  • 21. 
    What is the term for the process of feeding a patient via the intravenous route of administration?
    • A. 

      Total prenatal nourishment

    • B. 

      Traditional nutritional nutrition

    • C. 

      Total particulate naturesis

    • D. 

      Total parenteral nutrition

  • 22. 
    A pahrmacy is having a 25% offsale on all vitamins. If a bottle of glucosamine costs $15.99, what will the customer pay with the discount?
    • A. 

      $11.99

    • B. 

      $12.99

    • C. 

      $14.39

    • D. 

      $15.99

  • 23. 
    A patient has an order for cyanocobalamin 1000mcg IM monthly for anemia. If the drug is available as 1mg/1ml, how many millimeters will be administered?
    • A. 

      0.1ml

    • B. 

      1ml

    • C. 

      10ml

    • D. 

      100ml

  • 24. 
    Besides delay in delivery, impersonal counseling, and potiental waste, mail order pharmacied provide:
    • A. 

      Insurance

    • B. 

      Preventative care

    • C. 

      Health and beauty aids

    • D. 

      Cost savings

  • 25. 
    Which drug is used to treat osteoporosis works on selective estrogen receptors involved in bone loss?
    • A. 

      Zometa

    • B. 

      Evista

    • C. 

      Fosamax

    • D. 

      Actonel