Pharmaceutical Calculations Questions For Pharmacy Students

Nepal Pharmacy Council License Exam Pharmaceutical Calculations Questions
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1. How many parts of 10% w/v solution and 4% w/v are to be mixed to produce 8% w/v solution. 

  1. 1:2
  2. 2:1
  3. 1:3
  4. 3:1

2. How many grams of sodium chloride in 300ml of 0.9% w/v isotonic solution of NS

  1. 1.6g
  2. 2g
  3. 5g
  4. 2.7g 

3. What is the percentage of zinc oxide in an ointment prepared by mixing 200g of 10% ointment, 50g of 20% ointment, and 100g of 5% ointment?

  1. 5%
  2. 10%
  3. 15%
  4. 20%

4. How many ml of liquified phenol should be used in compounding 240ml calamine lotion having 2.5% liquified phenol?

  1. 2ml
  2. 4ml
  3. 6ml 
  4. 8ml

5. How many ml of 5% solution can be made from 40g of ephedrine sulphate?

  1. 800ml 
  2. 600ml
  3. 400ml
  4. 200ml

6. What is the % of zinc oxide in an ointment prepared ny mixing 200g of ointment, 50g of 20% ointment and 100g of 5% ointment?

  1. 2%
  2. 5%
  3. 7%
  4. 10%

7. How many grams of a drug substance should be dissolved to make 4% (w/w) drug substance in 240g of solution with water?

  1. 1000g
  2. 2000g
  3. 6000g
  4. 8000g

8. You receive a prescription for amoxicillin 500mg stat, then 250mg t.i. d. x 10 days. How many 250mg capsule will you dispense?

  1. 28 Capsules
  2. 30 Capsules
  3. 32 Capsules 
  4. 34 Capsules

9. Using Young’s rule, calculate the dose for a 5 year old child if the adult dose is 340mg.

  1. 100mg 
  2. 200mg
  3. 400mg
  4. 800mg

10. Calculate the weight of 200ml of alcohol whose density is 0.816g/ml

  1. 135g
  2. 133g
  3. 140g
  4. 163.2g

11. Calculate the amount of 95% alcohol required to prepare 400ml of 45% alcohol 

  1. 150ml
  2. 184ml 
  3. 190ml
  4. 200ml

12. Calculate the volume of 95% alcohol required to prepare 6ooml of 70% alcohol. 

  1. 100ml
  2. 157ml 
  3. 180ml
  4. 200ml

13. What is the dose for an 8 months old infant if the average adult dose of a drug is 250mg 

  1. 10mg
  2. 13.3mg 
  3. 15mg
  4. 18mg

14. A penicillin solution has a half life of 21 days. How long will take it for the potency to drop to 80% of the initial potency.

  1. 0.033
  2. 0.20
  3. 0.110
  4. 0

15. Calculate the volume of 2kg of glycerin. The density of glycerin is 1.25g/ml. 

  1. 500ml
  2. 1000ml
  3. 1600ml 
  4. 2000ml

 

 

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  • bimu September 24, 2020 @ 12:21 pm

    numerical no. 11,12 and 14 ko solve garna kun method use hunxa?

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