Pharmacy Technician Practice Exam Online

In order to gain the title of Certified Pharmacy Technician, CPhT, one must passed the National Pharmacy Technician Certified Board exam. With this title, it will make you more marketable and valuable to the pharmaceutical industry.   According to Pharmacy Board Examiner, more over 400,000 technicians have been certified nationwide through the PTCE.

In order to pass the National PTCB exam, student(s) must do the following:

1. Register and study the  Prep Courses which is prepared by PTCB Prep, LLC  

2. Register online at to obtain the authorization letter for the Pharmacy Board Exam

3. Register with Pearson Vue  Testing centers to take the Exam. .  Exams are delivered year-round in over 220 Pearson VUE test centers.


 A pharmacy technician career is very demanding and rewarding. To become a National Certified Pharmacy Technician, one must be prepared because the cost of the exam is expensive and will continue to rise.  The cost of the exam is now $129. Thus, adequate preparation is very important for students to pass this exam on the first attempt, there are materials, such as 1,001 PTCB Exam Review Questions can help students to pass with confident.

Technician Exam content was developed by a group of pharmacists and experts in pharmacy technician practice based on a nationwide practice analysis study. The PTCE assesses knowledge critical to pharmacy technician practice in the following areas:

  1. Assisting the Pharmacist in Serving Patients  (66% of exam)
  2. Maintaining Medication and Inventory Control Systems  (22% of exam)
  3. Participating in the Administration and Management of Pharmacy Practice  (12% of exam)

The PTCE contains 90 multiple-choice questions to be answered in 120 minutes (two hours). Ten of the 90 questions do not count toward candidates' scores. These 10 are generally new questions being piloted for possible inclusion on future versions of the PTCE. Candidates will not know which questions are unscored and are therefore encouraged to try their best and answer all questions.



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We have prepared this comprehensive and useful, 1,001 Certified Pharmacy Technician Board Review Exam Questions. This is ultimately aimed  towards preparing any students who wants to pass the Pharmacy Technician National Board Exam FIRST time.  This reference is loaded with 1,001 practical questions with multiple choices.  The questions range  from situation analysis to mathematical problems.  They will help students recognize their strengths and their weaknesses in certain key points of the exam. After identifying one's problem areas, students can go over the questions that fall under that category again and again until they are able to master it.  This 1,001 PTCB Board Exam Review is one tool that students should consider investing on. This reference is proven to be one of the first important steps in pursing the rewards of their chosen career. A career as a pharmacy technician is a very demanding and rewarding. Many students who studied these questions have passed the very FIRST time.

PTCB Prep has developed this 1,001 practice exams online available for purchase that provide candidates an opportunity to experience question content, formats, and a test structure similar to what candidates experience when sitting for the Board Exam at Pearson Vue testing center. The sole function of these practice exams is to provide familiarity with content, format, and structure, and not to predict how likely you are to pass the PTCE. It provides a tutorial that gives candidates an opportunity to experience the look, feel, and functionality they will encounter on test day.

Example of few practice questions:

1. In which classification does famotidine belong?

a. Proton pump inhibitor

b. Histamine-2 blocker

c. Histamine-1 blocker

d. Calcium channel blocker


2. If a child is 5 years old and the adult dose of a drug is 500 mg, how

much should the child receive according to Young’s rule?

a. 125 mg

b. 136 mg

c. 147 mg

d. None of the above


3. Which of the following is another name for vitamin B6?

a. Riboflavin

b. Thiamine

c. Niacin

d. Pyridoxine


4. An order is written for Cefzil® 250 mg/5 ml. Each dose is 1 and ½

teaspoonfuls. How many mg are in each dose?

a. 250 mg

b. 300 mg

c. 375 mg

d. 500 mg


5. Which of the following drugs is not an anticholesteremic drug?

a. Simvastatin

b. Niaspan®

c. Gemfibrozil

d. Losartan


6. Which form is used for ordering Schedule II drugs?

a. DEA form 111

b. DEA form 200

c. DEA form 222

d. DEA form 106

7. Which of the following drugs is/are available as a patch?

a. Methylphenidate

b. Clonidine

c. Estradiol

d. All of the above


8. If 200 ml of sterile water is added to 100 ml of 70% isopropyl alcohol

solution, what is the percentage strength of the final solution?

a. 23%

b. 25%

c. 30%

d. 35%

9. The laminar flow hood should be left running continuously; if it is

turned off, it should not be used until it has been running for at least

____ minutes.

a. 15

b. 30

c. 45

d. Can be used right away


10. What is another name for Neupogen®?

a. Filgrastim

b. Erythropoietin

c. Darbepoietin

d. Desmopression

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