Quiz: Pharmacy Exam Preparation (NAPLEX Preparation) – 25

Which of the following is not characteristics of suppositories?:

1. Melts at room temperature

2. Have sharp shape

3. Have wetting properties

4. Non-irritating


The dose of infants can be calculated through the use of Fried’s rule which is:

1. (Weight in lb x adult dose) / 150 lb

2. 2. [Age (in months) x adult dose] / 150

3. Age in years / age in years + 12

4. None of these


Determine the percentage strength of 1:2500

1. 0.4 %

2. 0.04 %

3. 2.00 %

4. 4.00 %


When 10 g of sodium citrate is found in one fluid ounce of the pharmaceutical dosage form (cough syrup), then how many mg of sodium citrate will be present in 10ml?

1. 20 mg

2. 217 mg

3. 65 mg

4. 650 mg


If 50000 tablets are made from 3.17kg of the drug substance, then how many mg of drug substance would be found in 30 tablets?

1. 3.2 mg

2. 0.0019 mg

3. 1900 mg

4. 1.9 mg


Further Reading:

Comprehensive Pharmacy Review for NAPLEX by Leon Shargel

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Nagina Anwar is Medical and Business graduate (Pharm. D - gold medalist, MPhil, MBA exec., B.Sc.). She is pursuing her career in the field of education and freelancing as a lecturer and content writer, respectively. Writing is her passion, which she is pursuing for the last 6 years. She is continuously unlocking new horizons with national and international projects.

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