# Quiz- Intersystem Conversion With Dimensional Analysis

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 231  Settings  Questions and Answers
• 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

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