Full-Length Practice Exam 2 - PTCB Test Prep

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Full-Length Practice Exam 2

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1. How many milliliters are found in 14 fluid ounces?
2. What is the definition of “polypharmacy”?
3. In which of the following zones are sterile products prepared?
4. Which of the following is a collection of instructions, procedures, documentation that performs different tasks on a computer system?
5. Convert 0.4% to a ratio strength.
6. “Medication therapy management” is an outcome derived from which of the following sources?
7. Omeprazole, pantoprazole, and lansoprazole are all examples of which drug class?
8. A surgeon prescribes 1.2-liters of intravenous fluid to be administered to a patient over a 6-hour period. What is the flow rate administered to the patient in mL/min?
9. Nexium retails in your local pharmacy for $8.90 per pack. Wholesale, the cost of Nexium is $5.49. The dispensing cost of selling Nexium is $1.10. What is the net profit for the pharmacy for each sale of one pack of Nexium?
10. Which of the following dosage forms may be prepared using the “punch” method?
11. Which of these medicines has a high rate of medication errors?
12. Which of these medicines should be taken on an empty stomach, early in the morning, with a full glass of water?
13. A “shake well” auxiliary label is appropriate when dispensing drugs with which kind of dosage form?
14. Which of the following alcohols is referred to as Alcohol USP?
15. What is the active ingredient of the medicine, Viagra?
16. Which of the following foods should be avoided in patients taking statins?
17. Which of the following laws is used to encourage the voluntary reporting of adverse events to enhance patient safety?
18. Which of the following pharmacy strategies can be used to mitigate the risk of medication error?
19. What is the coverage under Medicare Plan A?
20. Which of these drugs is used to promote fetal lung maturation in women who are at risk of delivering prematurely?
21. Which of the following is a centralized drug distribution system that automates the storage, dispensing, return, restocking and crediting of unit-dose, bar-coded inpatient medications?
22. One of the ways to identify a fake prescription is to spot an incorrect or invalid DEA number. Which of these letters, when used as the first digit of the number, indicate that the DEA is invalid?
23. Nothing should pass __________ a sterile object when working in a horizontal laminar flow hood.
24. Which of the following pharmacy terms refers to “oral administration”?
25. If a prescription is a controlled drug and found within Schedules III through V, what is the maximum number of permitted refills?
26. Which of these drugs can, at high doses, cause tinnitus?
27. What is the active ingredient of the medicine Cialis?
28. Which of the following drugs is used for smoking cessation?
29. Which of the following drugs is not an anti-convulsant medicine?
30. Phenazopyridine is known to discolor urine which of these?
31. To guarantee safe and effective storage, how frequently should refrigerator or freezer temperatures be monitored?
32. What is the active ingredient of the medicine, Lasix?
33. Which of the following prescription terms refers to instructions given to the pharmacist, for example, specifying whether a generic drug may be substituted for a branded equivalent?
34. Which of these terms is used to describe an inert substance or treatment that has no therapeutic value?
35. Which of these drug classes work by inhibiting the COX enzyme?
36. Prescriptions for _______________ drugs must be accompanied by the DEA number of the prescriber.
37. Which drug is known to cause the syndrome of side effects called cinchonism?
38. Which of the following systems does the FDA describe as its, “Safety Information and Adverse Event Reporting Program”?
39. Which of the following drugs is classified as an antipyretic medicine?
40. Metronidazole is the active ingredient of which of these medicines?
41. According to law, all pharmacies must contain a copy of which of the following books?
42. Ibuprofen is the active ingredient of which of these medicines?
43. Olanzapine is the active ingredient of which of these medicines?
44. Which of these is a method of accounting for inventory that records the sale or purchase of inventory immediately through the use of computerized point-of-sale systems and enterprise asset management software?
45. A pharmacy technician has prepared an 8 milliliter vial. How many 0.4mL doses can be taken from this vial and administered to the patient?
46. Hazardous materials kept within the pharmacy must keep which of the following documents?
47. Which of the following statements is false regarding controlled drug prescription orders?
48. What is the percentage strength of a 120-gram ointment that contains 8000mg of active ingredient?
49. A pharmacy technician is compounding with an IV bag in a laminar flow hood. In which direction should the IV injection port be positioned?
50. Which legislation was responsible for banning the reimportation of a drug into the US by anyone except the manufacturer?
51. Which of these drug classes is associated with a persistent, dry cough?
52. When should DEA Form 41 be completed?
53. Which of the following drugs is a beta-lactamase inhibitor?
54. Which of these drug classes works by inhibiting ergosterol synthesis?
55. Under Medicare Part C, private insurance companies can offer which of these other Part benefits?
56. Which of the following Roman numerals is an invalid number?
57. CHAMPVA is a government program that is involved in providing healthcare to which of these?
58. Which of the following USP chapters sets standards for non-sterile compounded formulations as well as providing guidance on how to manufacture compounded products?
59. Which piece of legislation introduced material safety data sheets (MSDS)?
60. Which of the following is NOT true when it comes to root cause analysis?
61. The total sales generated by a business in a specific period is the definition of which of the following?
62. Which of the following drugs must be administered once weekly?
63. Which of the following is an example of a sterile product?
64. How many tablets should be dispensed to a patient who receives the following prescription: iii caps ud q12h x 7d
65. Which of these drugs is used to treat breast cancer?
66. What is the active ingredient of the medicine, Namenda?
67. What is the maximum number of refills for non-controlled drugs?
68. What is an analgesic drug used to treat?
69. Medications that must be kept in a “dry place” must not be exposed to humidity levels exceeding what value (at room temperature)?
70. Which of the following vitamins is water soluble?
71. Which of these drugs can be used to treat intractable hiccups?
72. In the absence of other data, how long (according to USP 795) is the beyond-use date of solids and non-aqueous liquids prepared from commercially available dosage forms?
73. Which of the following terms is used to describe the study of “what a drug does to the body”?
74. What is an antitussive drug used to treat?
75. Enacted in 2005, the Combat Methamphetamine Epidemic Act regulates the sale of OTC products that contain any of the following drugs except which?
76. Oxybutynin, tolterodine, and solifenacin are used in the treatment of which of these conditions?
77. How many grams of dextrose can be found in 500mL of D50W?
78. Upon being signed by the prescriber, a prescription for a Schedule II controlled substance must be filled within what period?
79. Which of the following is NOT a safe and effective practice when it comes to crash cart medicines?
80. Which of the following pieces of legislation requires that pharmacists perform a drug utilization review (DUR)?
81. How many milligrams can be found in 5 grains?
82. How many milliliters of sodium chloride should be dispensed if a TPN order is made for 80 milliequivalents of NaCl and each stock vial contains 4mEq/mL?
83. When compounding hazardous drugs, which of these kinds of syringe should be used?
84. For how long must employees wash their hands and forearms before preparing to compound sterile products?
85. A pharmacy technician receives a prescription for carboplatin 50mg/m2 per dose. If the BSA of the patient is 1.4m2, how many milligrams of carboplatin are needed to satisfy the prescription?
86. A pharmacy has received notice of a drug recall. Which of the following actions should the pharmacy take?
87. Opioid drugs induce their analgesic effects by targeting which opioid receptor?
88. Expired drugs pose a hazard to the patient. Fanconi syndrome may result if a patient takes which of the following expired drugs?
89. What term is used to describe the phenomenon in which two liquids mix equally with one another, without phase separation?
90. A pharmacy technician notes that the names on the prescriptions do not match. One of the letters is different. How should the technician react?
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