PTCB practice quiz / bonus exam #8 is one of the many unofficial practice exams on this site. They are designed to 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 questions on the practice exams are questions about everyday pharmacy technician knowledge and duties. This quiz is 20 questions and should take 20 - 30 minutes maximum.

#1

You receive an order for 380mL of 0.5% dextrose solution You have 1500L of 5% dextrose solution, how much of the 5% solution and sterile water will you need to fill this order?

A. 12 mL 5% dextrose sol. and 368 mL sterile water.

B. 88 mL 5% dextrose sol. and 292 mL sterile water.

C. 38 mL 5% dextrose sol. and 342 mL sterile water.

D. 13 mL 5% dextrose sol. and 367 mL sterile water.

What is the full price of 15 tablets of "Drug Y", assuming your cost for 1000 tablets is $49.95, marked up 20% and adding a dispensing fee of $3.75?

A. $5.50

B. $4.65

C. $3.97

D. $4.90

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#3

An IV Drip containing 400mg of a drug in a 500mL solution is ordered to run at 20gtt/min. How much of the drug will the patient receive in 3 hours if the infusion set is calibrated to deliver 15gtt/mL?

A. 240mg

B. 192mg

C. 212mg

D. 182mg

#4

A 180mg dose of a particular drug is prescribed. It is available in your pharmacy in 600mg / 5mL vials. What volume should be withdrawn to provide a 180mg dose?

A. 0.5mL

B. 1mL

C. 1.5mL

D. 2mL

#5

Which of the following dosage forms contain a mixture of oil and water?

Controlled substances must be inventoried at least every ___________ .

A. three years

B. six months

C. year

D. two years

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#8

You receive an order for 1500mL of 2.5% dextrose solution. On hand you have 1.5L of 10% dextrose solution, how much of the 10% solution and sterile water will you be needed to fill this order?

A. 325mL 10% dextrose sol. and 1175mL sterile water.

B. 375mL 10% dextrose sol. and 1125mL sterile water.

C. 425mL 10% dextrose sol. and 1075mL sterile water.

D. 350mL 10% dextrose sol. and 1150mL sterile water.

#9

Ezetimibe belongs in which of the following drug classes?

Mr. T presents you with a prescription for Diazepam 10 mg. Upon further review of her profile, you see that the prescription has already been refilled 5 times. You should:

A. Refill the prescription as written prn times.

B. Not refill and notify the pharmacist.

C. Not refill since the prescription needs DEA form 222.

D. Not refill since strength is unavailable.

#13

The next number in the DEA Number AB999999_ will be?

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#14

A 600mg dose of a particular drug is prescribed. It is available in your pharmacy in 200mg / 3ml vials. What volume should be withdrawn to provide a 600mg dose?

A. 8mL

B. 8.5mL

C. 9mL

D. 9.5mL

#15

Which of the following is information indicated by the NDC number?

A. Expiration date

B. Package size

C. Lot number

D. Average wholesale price (AWP)

#16

How many grams of a 60% ointment should be mixed with 75 g of a 15% ointment to make a 30% ointment?

An IV Drip is ordered to run at 10gtt/min. It contains 350mg of a drug in a 500mL solution. How many mg of the drug will the patient receive per hour if the infusion set is calibrated to deliver 12gtt/mL?

A. 50mg

B. 35mg

C. 55mg

D. 21mg

#18

You receive an order for 500mL of 20% dextrose solution. On hand you have 1.5L of 25% dextrose solution, how much of the 25% solution and sterile water will be needed to fill this order?

A. 400mL 25% dextrose solution and 100mL sterile water.

B. 350mL 25% dextrose solution and 150mL sterile water.

C. 450mL 25% dextrose solution and 50mL sterile water.

D. 375mL 25% dextrose solution and 125mL sterile water.

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