PTCB Practice Exam (Unofficial)
PTCB practice quiz / bonus exam #10 is one of several unofficial practice exams on this site. These practice tests help prepare students for the PTCB or ExCPT exams. Practicing with the same (multiple choice) format as the real pharmacy tech exam will better prepare you. The sample questions on the practice exams are about everyday pharmacy technician knowledge and duties. This quiz is 20 questions and should take about 15-20 minutes maximum.
Bonus Practice Quiz #10
#1 Doxazosin and Terazosin are example of what class of drugs? ? A. ACE inhibitors B. Beta blockers C. Alpha blockers D. Calcium channel blockers Common drug suffixes Answer Key (in new window) Answer Key (in this window) #2 A toxic adverse reaction that occurs in the liver is know as : A. Teratogenicity B. Carcinogenicity c. Hepatoxicity d. Nephrotoxicity
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Free PTCB Practice Quiz questions. #3 Inventory management in a Pharmacy will include all of the following except: A. Pricing the drugs. B. Keeping an acceptable level of merchandise. C. Tracking usage. D. Purchasing, receiving, stocking and displaying merchandise. #4 How many mL of a 30% solution should be added to 60mL of a 50% solution to obtain a 35% solution? A. 90mL B. 120mL C. 180mL D. None of the above
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#5 Metoprolol is a: A. Beta 2 blocker B. Beta 1 agonist C. Non selective beta blocker D. Beta 1 receptor blocker Top 200 drugs #6 Which of the following medications is not used to treat Asthma? A. Fluticasone B. Tiotropium C. Albuterol D. Salmeterol Top 200 drugs #7 The maintenance dose of Drug A is 13.3mg/kg/day or 800mg, whichever is less, in q.i.d. dosing. How many 100mg tablets of the drug should a 200 lb. patient take at each dosing interval? a. 6 tablets b. 4 tablets c. 2 tablets d. 3 tablets
Thanks for using the Free PTCB Practice Quiz questions. #8 Which of the following terms describes drugs that halt bacteria growth or reproduction, but don't kill bacteria cells? A. Beta Blockers B. Tetracyclines C. Bacteriostatics D. Bactericidals #9 According to the Combat Methamphetamine Epidemic Act of 2005, How much Pseudoephedrine can a consumer legally purchase at a retail pharmacy during a 30 day period? A. 3.6 grams B. 6.0 grams C. 6.3 grams D. 9.0 grams #10 Spironolactone blocks the effects of: A. Aldosterone B. Anti-diuretic hormone C. Epinephrine D. Norepinephrine #11 In the U.S., Propoxyphene is a DEA Sch II Opioid Analgesic. In Nov 2010, it was pulled from the market. Which of the following agencies would have initiated this recall? A. - D.E.A. B. - F.D.A C. - B.O.P. D. - P.T.C.B. Drug recalls #12 Which medication that is used to treat BPH (benign prostatic hyperplasia) is also used to treat male pattern baldness? A. Tamsulosin B. Doxazosin C. Dutasteride D. Finasteride #13 Name the four phases of pharmacokinetics. A. absorption, dissolution, catabolism, elimination B. absorption, distribution, metabolism, elimination C. assimilation, dissolution, metabolism, excretion D. assimilation, distribution, anabolism, excretion Pharmacokinetics
Thanks for using the Free PTCB Practice Quiz questions. #14 Which of the following is the brand name AstraZeneca uses to market Lisinopril? A. Benazepril® B. Fosinopril® C. Ramipril® D. Zestril® Top 200 drugs #15 Which of the following is not an Anticoagulant? A. Niacin B. Coumadin C. Warfarin D. Heparin #16 Which of the following, if taken after it's expiration date could be potentially fatal by causing massive toxicity in the kidneys or Fanconi syndrome? A. Amoxicillin B. Regular Insulin C. Tetracycline D. Potassium Chloride #17 Which of the following drug classes has a common side effect of which 20% or more of patients who receive them develop a dry cough, sometimes severe enough to require discontinuation of the drug? A. Beta-Blockers B. ACE Inhibitors C. Benzodiazepines D. Diuretics #18 Which of the following medications is frequently referred to as a 'water pill' since it is a commonly used Diuretic? A. Furosemide B. Triamterene C. Hydrochlorothiazide D. All of the above #19 Atorvastatin, lovastatin, pravastatin, simvastatin and fluvastatin are all examples of HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors which are used to treat: A. Hypercholesterolemia B. Hyperglycemia C. Hypothyroidism D. Hypertension #20 The pharmacokinetics process that involves the movement of drug molecules from the site of administration, across cell membranes into the circulatory system of the body is known as: a. distribution b. assimilation c. absorption d. execution
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