# Hospital and Clinical Pharmacy MCQs with Answers (Part-1)

#### A List of MCQs on Hospital and Clinical Pharmacy Calculation

1. Dilaudid 3 mg IM is ordered for your patient. The only available dosage strength is 4 mg/mL. What amount will you give?

a. 1.00 mL

b. 0.75 mL

c. 1.50 mL

d. 0.50 mL

2. Thorazine 45 mg IM is ordered for your patient. The available concentration on your unit is 25 mg/mL. What amount will you give?

a. 0.50 mL

b. 1.00 mL

c. 1.50 mL

d. 1.80 mL

3. 20 mg of Phenergan is ordered; available solution contains 25 mg/mL. How much will you administer?

a. 1.25 mL

b. 0.80 mL

c. 1.50 mL

d. 1.00 mL

4. 15 mg of Torecan is ordered; available solution contains 10 mg/2mL. How much will you give?

a. 1.50 mL

b. 3.00 mL

c. 0.75 mL

d. 2.00 mL

5. How many grams of dextrose are required to prepare a 1000 cc D5w solution?

a. 125 gm

b. 75 gm

c. 50 gm

d. 300 gm

6. How many grams of Dextrose are required to prepare 5% of 500 cc solution?

a. 2.5 gm

b. 25 gm

c. 55 gm

d. 50 gm

7. Lasix 20 mg is ordered IV stat; available solution contains 10 mg/cc. How many mL will you give?

a. 0.50 mL

b. 1.20 mL

c. 2.00 mL

d. 1.50 mL

8. The adult dose of a drug is 500 mg. What is the dose for a 2 year old child? [use young rule]

a. 71.42 mg

b. 101.53 mg

c. 25.46 mg

d. 31.18 mg

9. How many 500mg tablets of erythromycin are required to prepare 240 cc of 2% solution of erythromycin?

a. 3

b. 5

c. 6

d. 10

10. How many 975 mg tablets of aspirin are required to prepare 100 tablets of 1 grain?

a. 6 tablets

b. 10 tablets

c. 5 tablets

d. 3 tablets

11. What is the dose of a rocephine for a patient that has 140 mm2 body surface area? The average adult dose of drug is 500 mg.

a. 123.12 mg

b. 226.18 mg

c. 404.62 mg

d. 560 mg

12. If the prescription calls for “125 mcg by mouth four times a day for 30 days”, how many 1/250 grain tablets are required to fill a 30 day supply?

a. 25

b. 58

c. 75

d. 34

13. If the recommended dose of levofloxacin is 7.5 mg/kg/day, how many 125 mg/50 cc ready to infuse bags are required to fill the order? [Patient’s weight = 170 lbs]

a. 8.00 bags

b. 4.63 bags

c. 2.50 bags

d. 3.25 bags

14. A patient is prescribed 800 mg of erythromycin to be administered orally. On hand is a mixture that has 125 mg/5mL. What dosage should the patient be given?

a. 6.4 mL

b. 32 mL

c. 20 mL

d. 16 mL

15. A patient is prescribed 100 mg of amoxicillin trihydrate. On hand is 80 mL bottle of amoxicillin oral suspension 125 mg/5mL. What dosage should the patient be given?

a. 7 mL

b. 1.4 mL

c. 4 mL

d. 0.7 mL

16. A patient is prescribed 4 mg perphenazine to be administered orally. On hand is a concentrate that has 3.2 mg/mL. What dosage should the patient be given?

a. 1.5 mL

b. 0.67 mL

c. 4 mL

d. 1.25 mL

17. A patient is prescribed fluoxetine hydrochloride solution 45 mg. On hand is a 20 mg/5mL solution. What dosage should the patient be given?

a. 4 mL

b. 2.25 mL

c. 11.25 mL

d. 50 mL

18. Signs and symptoms of pulmonary oedema include?

a. Weight loss

b. Dyspnoea

c. Cough

d. All of them

19. Symptoms that could occur due to promethazine overdose include:

a. drowsiness

c. blurred vision

d. all of them

20. A drug that can be used in alcohol withdrawal is:

a. beclometasone

b. chlorphenamine

c. diazepam

d. lithium