Free PTCB Practice Test 2 – Pharmacy Technician Certification Practice

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PTCB Practice Test #2

PTCB Practice Test #2
Pharmacy Technician Certification Board
Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT)
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Unexpired medications can sometimes be returned to the wholesaler for

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Which of the following should be disposed of in the sharps container?

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A drug-drug interaction in which the effects of the drugs are essentially “summed” together is which type of effect?

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A technician is counting amoxicillin tablets that have left a white residue on the counting tray. If the technician continues to the next prescription without cleaning the tray, what may occur?

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How many times can a prescription for controlled substance Schedules III‒V be transferred?

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A prescription is written for 150 mL. Which of the following size bottles should be used to fill this prescription?

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If the pharmacy counter was disinfected, what kind of cleaning has occurred?

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Lotrel is a combination antihypertensive agent that contains benazepril and which other drug?

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The generic name for Restoril is

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Which of the following is used to reduce intraocular pressure in patients with glaucoma or ocular hypertension?

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A HEPA filter must be certified every

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A recall that is unlikely to cause any adverse reaction, but which violates FDA standards for safety and efficacy is which type of recall?

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Which of the following must be true in order for a drug to be considered a therapeutic equivalent?

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Oxybutynin is used for

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A patient is getting a heparin bolus dosed at 3500 units. Heparin is available as a 5000 units/mL vial. How many mL are in the bolus dose?

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Which schedule of controlled substances is generally used for antitussive, analgesic, and antidiarrheal purposes?

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A pharmacy technician is calculating how many days’ supply is written for a prescription. The order is written as Take 1 cap PO QID PRN disp 28. The technician calculates this as a 10-day supply because the order is written for PRN. Which type of error would this be?

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When a patient is prescribed numerous medications, this is known as

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Venlafaxine is in which drug class?

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Zanaflex is the name brand of

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Which medication is most likely to be misused?

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A 9% w/v solution has how many grams of active ingredient?

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Which schedule of controlled substance includes medications that may be purchased without a prescription?

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A patient with tachycardia has

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A pharmacy technician adds 10 mL of a stock solution into 200 mL of water. What is the percent v/v?

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How often must a Schedule II inventory be conducted?

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Levothyroxine is available in which strength and dosage forms?

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Which of the following is a fast-acting insulin?

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An abbreviation for which of the following drugs may be mistaken as hydrocortisone?

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Which type of syringe ranges in volume from 3 mL to 60 mL and can be used to administer oral doses?

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A vial of Pneumovax is good for how many days after withdrawing the first dose?

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Which drug must be swallowed with 8 ounces of plain water immediately after rising for the day and must be taken 30 minutes before first food, beverage, or medication of the day?

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Tramadol is available as a

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A patient has a prescription for lorazepam 0.5 mg PO TID PRN #30. What is the days’ supply for this order?

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USP Chapter <797> requires that the walls, ceiling, and shelves of the clean room be cleaned at what frequency?

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Magnesium sulfate can be mistaken for which drug?

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Dicyclomine is which type of drug?

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What does the second letter in a prescriber’s DEA number represent?

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Which of the following chapters defines safe handling of hazardous drugs?

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A patient is prescribed a dose of 20 mg/kg. The patient weighs 110 pounds. How many grams will be in each dose?

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A patient receives a prescription for amoxicillin suspension on March 1st. What would the BUD be for this suspension?

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Oral contraceptives packaged in a 28-day supply are which type of medication?

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An order is written for a chemotherapy medication for 2 mg/kg. The patient’s weight is 168 pounds. What is the dose for this patient?

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Some medications are written containing uppercase, bolded letters to draw attention to the differences in drug names; this practice is known as

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Which of the following should be used both for compounding hazardous drugs, as well as administering to a patient?

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Which of the following drugs is considered by the ISMP to be high-risk/high-alert?

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A patient fills a 90-day prescription once in 6 months. What is the adherence percentage for this patient?

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Which of the following is a muscle relaxant?

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In which of the following drug classes is citalopram?

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A patient has a prescription filled, leaves the pharmacy, and after getting home, realizes she gave the pharmacy the wrong prescription. The patient can do which of the following?

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