Quiz- Intersystem Conversion With Dimensional Analysis

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 231

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  • 1. 
    How many drops would be prescribed in each dose of a liquid medicine if 20 mL contained 60 doses? The dispensing dropper calibrates 35 gtts per mL.
    • A. 

      12 gtt

    • B. 

      15 gtt

    • C. 

      8 gtt

    • D. 

      23 gtt

  • 2. 
    If a pint of a certain liquid weighs 9200 grains, what is the specific gravity of the liquid?  
    • A. 

      1.0

    • B. 

      1.32

    • C. 

      1.276

    • D. 

      1.26

  • 3. 
    Nitrostat Sublingual tablets are available as 1/200-gr tablets. What is the approximate equivalent in milligrams?  
    • A. 

      0.325

    • B. 

      0.077

    • C. 

      0.005

    • D. 

      0.65

  • 4. 
    Four thousand (4000) nanograms equals 4
    • A. 

      Miligram

    • B. 

      Centigram

    • C. 

      Nanogram

    • D. 

      Microgram

  • 5. 
    If a physician prescribed 4 grams of aspirin to be taken by a patient daily, about how many 5-grain tablets should the patient take each day?  
    • A. 

      10 tablets

    • B. 

      12 tablets

    • C. 

      15 tablets

    • D. 

      8 tablets

  • 6. 
    Pico denotes _____ of the basic unit
    • A. 

      10 raised to -12

    • B. 

      10 raised to -15

    • C. 

      10 raised to -18

    • D. 

      10 raised to -10

  • 7. 
    Sudafed cough syrup contains 0.09 g of dextromethorphan hydrobromide in each fluidounce. How many milligrams of this agent would be present in each teaspoonful dose?
    • A. 

      10 mg

    • B. 

      12 mg

    • C. 

      15 mg

    • D. 

      20 mg

  • 8. 
    How many 1-fluidounce bottles of lagundi syrup can e prepared form 5 gallons of the syrup?  
    • A. 

      740

    • B. 

      640

    • C. 

      680

    • D. 

      540

  • 9. 
    A formula for a cough syrup contains 1/8 grain f codeine phosphate per teaspoonful. How many grams of codeine phosphate should be used to prepare a quart of the cough syrup?  
    • A. 

      1.75 g

    • B. 

      1.54 g

    • C. 

      1.84 g

    • D. 

      2.54 g

  • 10. 
    The inhalant dose of amyl nitrite is 0.18 mL. Express the dose in minims.  
    • A. 

      4 mL

    • B. 

      2 mL

    • C. 

      3 mL

    • D. 

      5 mL

  • 11. 
    Tetracycline has been shown to form a calcium complex in bone-forming tissue in infants given oral tetracycline in doses of 0.011 g/lb body weight every 6 hours. Express the dose in terms of milligrams per kilogram of body weight.  
    • A. 

      5 mg/Kg

    • B. 

      24.2 mg/Kg

    • C. 

      25 mg/Kg

    • D. 

      11 mg/Kg

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      2.5

    • B. 

      2500

    • C. 

      250

    • D. 

      25

  • 13. 
    A pharmacist purchased 5 gallons of alcohol. At different times, 2pints, 2 gallons, 8 fluidounces, and ½ gallon were used by the pharmacist. What volume, in fluidounces, remained?  
    • A. 

      256

    • B. 

      264

    • C. 

      280

    • D. 

      296

  • 14. 
    Reduce 25 mcg to g  
    • A. 

      2.5 x 10 –6

    • B. 

      2.5 x 10 –5

    • C. 

      2.5 x 10 –7

    • D. 

      2.5 x 10 –8

  • 15. 
    Five pints of HCl weigh 2.79 kg. Calculate its specific gravity. a. 0.810 b. 1.180 c. 2.180 d. 3.180
    • A. 

      0.810

    • B. 

      1.180

    • C. 

      2.18

    • D. 

      0.0018