New Jersey MPJE Practice Questions

Prepare for your New Jersey MPJE with our free practice questions. Passing the NJ MPJE is a required step in getting licensed as a pharmacist in this state. All of our online test questions include detailed explanations. The New Jersey pharmacy law exam is challenging, so get started with your test prep and review right now!

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Question 1

The New Jersey Board of Pharmacy consists of how many pharmacists?

A
Two
B
Four
C
Six
D
Eight
E
Eleven
Question 1 Explanation: 
The New Jersey Board of Pharmacy contains 8 pharmacists. There are 11 members total, with two of them being public members and one being a state executive department member. Pharmacists serving on the Board must have at least 5 years of experience in the field of pharmacy.
Question 2

Pharmacists may administer the influenza vaccine to patients who are at least how many years of age or older?

A
Seven
B
Twelve
C
Thirteen
D
Sixteen
E
Eighteen
Question 2 Explanation: 
Pharmacist may administer the influenza vaccine to patients who are at least 7 years of age or older. Patients between 7-12 years of age must have a prescription for the vaccine. Patients 12 years of age and older are not required to have a prescription to receive the vaccine. Any patient under 18 years of age must have the consent of a parent or legal guardian.
Question 3

Any pharmacy must be kept open for business transactions for at least _____ hours per week and at least _____ days per week.

A
30 hours; 5 days
B
35 hours; 5 days
C
35 hours; 7 days
D
40 hours; 5 days
E
40 hours; 7 days
Question 3 Explanation: 
Any pharmacy must be kept open for business transactions for at least 40 hours per week and at least 5 days per week.
Question 4

For how long is a collaborative practice agreement effective?

A
1 year
B
2 years
C
3 years
D
5 years
E
10 years
Question 4 Explanation: 
A collaborative practice agreement is effective for a period of 2 years after the date of signing. The agreement must be reviewed annually.
Question 5

Drug containers from a retail pharmacy must bear a label containing all the following EXCEPT:

A
Name and address of the pharmacy
B
Name of the prescriber and patient
C
Medication name, strength, and directions
D
Pharmacy telephone number
E
Number of refills for the prescription
Question 5 Explanation: 
Number of refills are not required to be on the label. Requirements for the label are: name and address of the dispensing pharmacy, pharmacy telephone number, name of the patient, name of the prescriber, date of dispensing, prescription number, drug name, drug strength, drug quantity, directions for use, quantity dispensed, “use by” date, and any cautions required by law.
Question 6

What is the minimum amount of continuing education hours required for pharmacists for each biennial registration period?

A
15 hours
B
30 hours
C
35 hours
D
40 hours
E
45 hours
Question 6 Explanation: 
A minimum of 30 hours of continuing education is required for pharmacists during each biennial registration period.
Question 7

The Board of Pharmacy must be notified within how many days of a change in pharmacy ownership?

A
5 days
B
7 days
C
15 days
D
30 days
E
60 days
Question 7 Explanation: 
The Board of Pharmacy must be notified within 30 days of a change in pharmacy ownership.
Question 8

Pharmacists may enter into a collaborative practice agreement with:

I.    Physicians

II.   Nurse practitioners

III.  Physician assistants

A
I only
B
I, III
C
I, II, III
D
I, II
E
II only
Question 8 Explanation: 
One or more pharmacists can enter into a collaborative practice agreement with one or more physicians.
Question 9

A pharmacist may dispense a prescription in a different dosage form than originally prescribed if the prescriber is notified within how many hours of dispensing?

A
12 hours
B
24 hours
C
48 hours
D
72 hours
E
96 hours
Question 9 Explanation: 
A prescriber must be notified within 48 hours of a different dosage form than originally prescribed being dispensed by the pharmacist.
Question 10

What is the minimum amount of New Jersey pharmacy law continuing education hours required for pharmacists for each biennial registration period?

A
1 hour
B
2 hours
C
3 hours
D
4 hours
E
5 hours
Question 10 Explanation: 
A minimum of 3 hours of New Jersey pharmacy law continuing education is required for pharmacists during each biennial registration period.
Question 11

Without an exception or further documentation/written job description, a pharmacist may not supervise more than how many pharmacy technicians at a time?

A
One
B
Two
C
Three
D
Four
E
Five
Question 11 Explanation: 
A pharmacist cannot supervise more than two pharmacy technicians at one time unless there is a written job description, protocols/policies/procedures, assurance of technician competency and allowed duties, and documentation of the technician passing the National Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination.
Question 12

A pharmacist-in-charge must work at least how many hours per week?

A
20
B
24
C
30
D
35
E
40
Question 12 Explanation: 
A pharmacist-in-charge must work at least 35 hours per week.
Question 13

A pharmacy graduate intern is applying for initial licensure more than two years following his/her graduation from pharmacy school. In this case, the applicant must complete how many hours of practical experience from a Board-approved internship?

A
500 hours
B
1000 hours
C
1250 hours
D
1375 hours
E
1440 hours
Question 13 Explanation: 
A pharmacy graduate intern applying for initial licensure more than two years after graduating from pharmacy school must complete at least 1440 hours of practical experience from a Board-approved internship.
Question 14

An intern preceptor and pharmacy intern must notify the Board of Pharmacy within how many days of a change in training site?

A
5 days
B
7 days
C
10 days
D
14 days
E
30 days
Question 14 Explanation: 
The Board of Pharmacy must be notified within 10 days by the intern preceptor and pharmacy intern of the change in training site.
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