## MATH AND DOSAGE CALCULATIONS FOR HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS Kathryn Booth 5e

Chapter 07

Temperature and Time

Multiple Choice Questions

1. On the Fahrenheit temperature scale, water freezes at _____ degrees and boils at _____ degrees.

A. 32, 212

B. 30, 100

C. 37, 100

D. 0, 212

On the Fahrenheit temperature scale, water freezes at 32 degrees and boils at 212 degrees.

Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation

Blooms: Remember

Difficulty: 1 Easy

Learning Outcome: 7.1 Convert temperatures between the Celsius and Fahrenheit systems.

Topic: Converting Temperature

2. On the Celsius scale, the average body temperature is

A. 98.6.

B. 32.

C. 90.3.

D. 37.

On the Celsius scale, the average body temperature is 37.

Blooms: Remember

Difficulty: 1 Easy

Learning Outcome: 7.1 Convert temperatures between the Celsius and Fahrenheit systems.

Topic: Converting Temperature

3. 22C = _____

A. 5.6F

B. 56F

C. 71.6F

D. 7.2F

(1.8 22C) + 32 = 71.6F

ABHES: 6.b Demonstrate accurate occupational math and metric conversions for proper medication administration

ASHP: 25.3.c Accurately convert from one measurement system to another as needed.

Blooms: Apply

CAAHEP: II.C.5 Convert among measurement systems

Difficulty: 2 Medium

Learning Outcome: 7.1 Convert temperatures between the Celsius and Fahrenheit systems.

Topic: Converting Temperature

4. 32C = _____

A. 0F

B. 89.6F

C. 8.96F

D. 50F

(1.8 32C) + 32 = 89.6C

ABHES: 6.b Demonstrate accurate occupational math and metric conversions for proper medication administration

ASHP: 25.3.c Accurately convert from one measurement system to another as needed.

Blooms: Apply

CAAHEP: II.C.5 Convert among measurement systems

Difficulty: 2 Medium

Learning Outcome: 7.1 Convert temperatures between the Celsius and Fahrenheit systems.

Topic: Converting Temperature

5. 99F = _____

A. 36C

B. 3.9C

C. 37.2C

D. 3.72C

ABHES: 6.b Demonstrate accurate occupational math and metric conversions for proper medication administration

ASHP: 25.3.c Accurately convert from one measurement system to another as needed.

Blooms: Apply

CAAHEP: II.C.5 Convert among measurement systems

Difficulty: 2 Medium

Learning Outcome: 7.1 Convert temperatures between the Celsius and Fahrenheit systems.

Topic: Converting Temperature

6. 65F = _____

A. 18.3C

B. 1.8C

C. 10C

D. 15C

ASHP: 25.3.c Accurately convert from one measurement system to another as needed.

Blooms: Apply

CAAHEP: II.C.5 Convert among measurement systems

Difficulty: 2 Medium

Learning Outcome: 7.1 Convert temperatures between the Celsius and Fahrenheit systems.

Topic: Converting Temperature

7. 104F = _____

A. 45C

B. 4C

C. 40C

D. -4C

ASHP: 25.3.c Accurately convert from one measurement system to another as needed.

Blooms: Apply

CAAHEP: II.C.5 Convert among measurement systems

Difficulty: 2 Medium

Learning Outcome: 7.1 Convert temperatures between the Celsius and Fahrenheit systems.

Topic: Converting Temperature

8. Which of the following times is correctly written?

A. 10:45 a.m.

B. 00:45 a.m.

C. 14:15 p.m.

D. 11:00 p.m.

10:45 a.m. is written in the conventional time format based on a 12 h clock. The hour and minutes are separated by a colon, and a.m. is used to indicate a time before noon.

Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation

Blooms: Apply

Difficulty: 1 Easy

Learning Outcome: 7.2 Convert times between conventional and 24-hour systems.

Topic: Converting Time

9. Which time is written correctly?

A. 12:02 p.m.

B. 00:20

C. 02:45 a.m.

D. 14:55

00:20 is written in 24 h time. 00 indicates the first hour after midnight.

Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation

Blooms: Apply

Difficulty: 1 Easy

Learning Outcome: 7.2 Convert times between conventional and 24-hour systems.

Topic: Converting Time

10. Thirty minutes after midnight is written as _____ in 24 h time.

A. 12:30

B. 22:30

C. 00:30

D. 12:30

00 indicates the first hour after midnight, and 30 is the number of minutes.

Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation

Blooms: Apply

Difficulty: 1 Easy

Learning Outcome: 7.2 Convert times between conventional and 24-hour systems.

Topic: Converting Time

11. 10:58 p.m. is _____ in 24 h time.

A. 1058

B. 1058 p.m.

C. 2358 p.m.

D. 2258

For 24 h time, 12 is added to the hour to indicate times after noon, so p.m. is not used. There is no colon between the hour and minutes.

ABHES: 6.b Demonstrate accurate occupational math and metric conversions for proper medication administration

ASHP: 25.3.c Accurately convert from one measurement system to another as needed.

Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation

Blooms: Apply

CAAHEP: II.C.5 Convert among measurement systems

Difficulty: 1 Easy

Learning Outcome: 7.2 Convert times between conventional and 24-hour systems.

Topic: Converting Time

12. 1523 is _____ in conventional time.

A. 15:23 p.m.

B. 3:23 p.m.

C. 3:23 a.m.

D. 03:23 p.m.

Subtract time from the hour to convert to conventional time, and add p.m. to indicate after noon. Place a colon between the hour and minutes.

ABHES: 6.b Demonstrate accurate occupational math and metric conversions for proper medication administration

ASHP: 25.3.c Accurately convert from one measurement system to another as needed.

Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation

Blooms: Apply

CAAHEP: II.C.5 Convert among measurement systems

Difficulty: 1 Easy

Learning Outcome: 7.2 Convert times between conventional and 24-hour systems.

Topic: Converting Time

13. 1045 is _____ in conventional time.

A. 10:45 p.m.

B. 23:45

C. 10:45 a.m.

D. 10:45 a.m.

10:45 occurs before noon in 24 h time; a.m. is added to indicate before noon. A colon is placed between the hour and minutes.

ABHES: 6.b Demonstrate accurate occupational math and metric conversions for proper medication administration

ASHP: 25.3.c Accurately convert from one measurement system to another as needed.

Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation

Blooms: Apply

CAAHEP: II.C.5 Convert among measurement systems

Difficulty: 1 Easy

Learning Outcome: 7.2 Convert times between conventional and 24-hour systems.

Topic: Converting Time

14. Which letter indicates the boiling temperature of water on the Fahrenheit thermometer?

A. D

B. G

C. C

D. A

The boiling temperature of water is 212F.

Blooms: Understand

Difficulty: 1 Easy

Learning Outcome: 7.1 Convert temperatures between the Celsius and Fahrenheit systems.

Topic: Converting Temperature

15. Average body temperature is indicated by letters:

A. D and F

B. G and D

C. E and G

D. E and F

The average body temperature is 37C or 98.6F.

Blooms: Understand

Difficulty: 1 Easy

Learning Outcome: 7.1 Convert temperatures between the Celsius and Fahrenheit systems.

Topic: Converting Temperature

16. The freezing temperature of water on the Celsius scale is indicated by letter:

A. F

B. A

C. H

D. E

The freezing temperature of water is 0C.

Blooms: Understand

Difficulty: 1 Easy

Learning Outcome: 7.1 Convert temperatures between the Celsius and Fahrenheit systems.

Topic: Converting Temperature

17. The indicated time is

A. 11:20 a.m.

B. 1555.

C. 11:20 p.m.

D. 0350.

The indicated time is three fifty-five; 1555 is the only correct time listed.

Blooms: Understand

Difficulty: 2 Medium

Learning Outcome: 7.2 Convert times between conventional and 24-hour systems.

Topic: Converting Time

18. Which of the following is the time indicated on the clock?

A. 7:00 a.m.

B. 0700

C. 12:40 p.m.

D. 0035

The time indicated is twelve thirty-five; 0035 is the only correct time listed.

Blooms: Understand

Difficulty: 2 Medium

Learning Outcome: 7.2 Convert times between conventional and 24-hour systems.

Topic: Converting Time

19. What time is indicated on the clock?

A. 0950

B. 2145

C. 1035

D. 9:50 a.m.

The time indicated is fifteen minutes to ten, so 2145 is the only correct item listed.

Blooms: Understand

Difficulty: 2 Medium

Learning Outcome: 7.2 Convert times between conventional and 24-hour systems.

Topic: Converting Time

20. The freezing temperature of water on the Fahrenheit thermometer is indicated by the letter:

A. F

B. C

C. G

D. E

The freezing temperature of water is 32F.

Difficulty: 1 Easy

Learning Outcome: 7.1 Convert temperatures between the Celsius and Fahrenheit systems.

Topic: Converting Temperature

21. The correct way to state the 24 h time 1430 is

A. fourteen thirty.

B. two thirty.

C. one thousand, four hundred thirty.

D. fourteen hundred thirty hours.

You only say “hundred” if the minutes are 00. Two thirty is the comparable time on a conventional 12 h clock.

Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation

Blooms: Understand

Difficulty: 1 Easy

Learning Outcome: 7.2 Convert times between conventional and 24-hour systems.

Topic: Converting Time

22. The correct way to state the 24 h time 0032 is

A. thirty-two minutes.

B. double zero thirty-two.

C. zero zero thirty-two.

D. oh oh three two.

If both of the first two digits are zero, say zero zero, followed by the number of minutes.

Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation

Blooms: Understand

Difficulty: 1 Easy

Learning Outcome: 7.2 Convert times between conventional and 24-hour systems.

Topic: Converting Time

23. The correct way to state the 24 h time 0400 is

A. four o’clock.

B. zero four hundred.

C. oh four hundred.

D. four hours.

Say zero for the first digit, and since the number of minutes is 00, say hundred for the minutes.

Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation

Blooms: Understand

Difficulty: 1 Easy

Learning Outcome: 7.2 Convert times between conventional and 24-hour systems.

Topic: Converting Time

24. The correct way to state the 24 h time 1030 is

A. one thousand thirty.

B. ten thirty a.m.

C. ten thirty.

D. twenty-two thirty.

The hour 1030 is read with the hours followed by the minutes: ten thirty.

Blooms: Understand

Difficulty: 1 Easy

Learning Outcome: 7.2 Convert times between conventional and 24-hour systems.

Topic: Converting Time

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