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  1. 37) A bitter taste that is more or less constant indicates which one of the following?

    A) Liver Yang Rising
    B) Liver Fire
    C) Heart Fire
    D) Retention of Food in the Stomach
    B) Liver Fire
  2. 95) A lack of movement of the ethereal soul causing depression can be due to all of the following except:

    A) Spleen and Kidney Deficiency
    B) Liver Blood and Liver Qi Deficiency
    C) Liver Qi Stagnation
    D) Heart Blood Deficiency
    D) Heart Blood Deficiency
  3. 3) Swelling and pain in the ear (or middle ear) is usually due to which one of the following?

    A) Presence of a pathogenic factor: full pattern
    B) Fire in the Shaoyang channel
    C) Extreme exhaustion of Kidney Qi
    D) Deficiency of Qi or Blood
    B) Fire in the Shaoyang channel
  4. 86) A patient comes to you for help. Her periods always come late. This could indicate all of the following except:

    A) Blood Stagnation
    B) Cold Stagnation
    C) Blood deficiency
    D) Liver Qi Stagnation
    D) Liver Qi Stagnation
  5. 26) All of the following statements are true except:

    A) The function of the Urinary Bladder is to remove water by Qi transformation
    B) The function of the Small Intestine is to control receiving and transformation
    C) The function of the Stomach is to control the descending of Qi
    D) The function of the Kidneys is to manifest in the body hair
    D) The function of the Kidneys is to manifest in the body hair
  6. 93) A patient comes in with a dark, purplish color face, that is nearly black. Which one of the following elements is there an imbalance of in this patient?

    A) Earth
    B) Water
    C) Wood
    D) Metal
    B) Water
  7. 106) A patient has been vomiting and is diagnosed with a heat pattern. What kind of vomiting would you expect to see?

    A) Sudden vomiting with a loud noise.
    B) Sour vomiting
    C) Vomiting soon after eating
    D) Bitter vomiting
    C) Vomiting soon after eating
  8. 72) A patient presents with a relatively pale complexion, a square-shaped face, a relatively small head, small shoulders and upper back, a relatively flat abdomen, and small hands and feet. They have a strong voice, move swiftly and have keen powers of thought. They are honest and upright. They are generally quiet and calm in a solid way, but also capable of decisive action when necessary. They have a natural aptitude for leadership and management. Which one of the following five-element body types are they?

    A) Wood type
    B) Metal type
    C) Earth type
    D) Water type
    B) Metal type
  9. 4) All of the following are associated with the Fire element except:

    A) Mouth
    B) South
    C) Beans
    D) Vessels
    A) Mouth
  10. 66) All of the following are associated with the Water elements except:

    A) Crying
    B) Pig
    C) Millet
    D) Bones
    C) Millet
  11. 74) All of the following are considered to be main physiological functions of the heart except:

    A) Housing the mind
    B) Storing blood
    C) Dominating the blood and vessels
    D) Manifesting on the face
    E) Opening into the tongue
    B) Storing blood
  12. 54) All of the following are the most common causes of chronic pain in internal conditions except:

    A) Heat
    B) Blood stasis
    C) Liver Yang Rising
    D) Qi stagnation
    A) Heat
  13. 6) All of the following are specifically related to the Liver except:

    A) maintains the free flow of qi
    B) Controlling the Sinews
    C) Controls the Blood
    D) Opening into the eye
    C) Controls the Blood
  14. 11) An electric sensation is considered an acceptable form of arrival of qi sensation, but what does it indicate?

    A) Direct stimulation of a nerve, and further manipulation should be avoided
    B) The arrival of De Qi and the needle should be taken out.
    C) Direct stimulation of a nerve, and further manipulation should be encouraged
    D) The arrival of De Qi and further manipulation should be encouraged
    A) Direct stimulation of a nerve, and further manipulation should be avoided
  15. 88) Cracks that resemble ice floes are frequently seen among the:

    A) Debilitated
    B) Paralyzed
    C) Young
    D) Elderly
    D) Elderly
  16. 61) Deficiency of Heart Blood often leads to deficiency of what?

    A) Lung Blood
    B) Liver Blood
    C) Spleen Blood
    D) Kidney Blood
    B) Liver Blood
  17. 11) If the liver qi is depressed, it may transform into fire which goes upward along the meridian to consume the fluid of the lung, giving rise to what kinds of manifestations?

    A) Cough with much expectoration and stuffiness in the chest or abdominal distention, borborygmus and edema.
    B) Hypochondriac pain, irritability, cough, and hemoptysis.
    C) Headache, redness of the eyes, and irritability, accompanied by mental restlessness, insomnia, and dream-disturbed sleep.
    D) Palpitations, insomnia, dream-disturbed sleep and pale complexion, accompanied by dizziness, blurred and impaired vision, oligomenorrhea or delayed menstruation.
    B) Hypochondriac pain, irritability, cough, and hemoptysis.
  18. 75) Phlegm is always what kind of condition?

    A) A deficient condition in itself, even though it is usually caused by a deficient condition.
    B) A deficient condition in itself, even though it is usually caused by an excessive condition.
    C) An excessive condition in itself, even though it is usually caused by a deficient condition.
    D) An excessive condition in itself, and it is usually caused by an excessive condition.
    C) An excessive condition in itself, even though it is usually caused by a deficient condition.
  19. 43) Slightly loose but very frequent stools where the person cannot hold them easily indicates which one of the following?

    A) Spleen Yang Deficiency
    B) Spleen Qi Sinking
    C) Large Intestine Damp Heat
    D) Spleen and Kidney Yang Deficiency
    B) Spleen Qi Sinking
  20. 39) Sour and bitter substances:

    A) Drain and are yin
    B) Scatter and are yang
    C) Drain and are yang
    D) Scatter and are yin
    A) Drain and are yin
  21. 70) The ears are associated with which element?

    A) Metal
    B) Wood
    C) Water
    D) Earth
    C) Water
  22. 7) The gate (also called guan) position of a pulse on a patient's right side indicate which one of the following?

    A) Small Intestine and Heart
    B) Spleen and Stomach
    C) Pericardium and San Jiao
    D) Gall Bladder and Liver
    B) Spleen and Stomach
  23. 69) The physiological function of the heart in propelling the blood relies on the:

    A) Heart Qi
    B) Heart Blood
    C) Heart Yang
    D) Heart Yin
    A) Heart Qi
  24. 87) The process of digestion, absorption, and excretion mainly relies on all of the following except:

    A) The function of the liver and gallbladder in maintaining the free movement of the digestion
    B) The function of the triple energizer in distributing yuan qi and circulating water fluid
    C) The unified function of the five zang organs, which transport and transform water and food and continuously receive, digest, transmit and excrete, alternating between emptiness and fullness.
    D) The unified functions of the six fu organs, which transport and transform water and food and continuously receive, digest, transmit and excrete, alternating between emptiness and fullness.
    C) The unified function of the five zang organs, which transport and transform water and food and continuously receive, digest, transmit and excrete, alternating between emptiness and fullness.
  25. 90) The pulse and tongue are complementary because, generally speaking, the:

    A) Both tongue and pulse reflect blood
    B) Pulse reflects qi and the tongue reflects blood
    C) Both tongue and pulse reflect qi
    D) Pulse reflects blood and the tongue reflects
    B) Pulse reflects qi and the tongue reflects blood
  26. 58) The taste that goes to the bones, should be avoided in bone disease, and should be avoided if the Lungisdiseased has all of the following functions except:

    A) Stops Pain
    B) Clears Heat
    C) Clears Damp Heat
    D) Subdues Rebellious Qi
    A) Stops Pain
  27. 14) The tongue is associated with which element?

    A) Metal
    B) Fire
    C) Earth
    D) Wood
    B) Fire
  28. 26) What are the signs and symptoms in the first stage of general yin deficiency?

    A) Dizziness, tinnitus, vertigo, poor memory, hardness of hearing, night sweating, dry mouth and throat at night, lower backache, ache in bones, nocturnal emissions, constipation, dark scanty urine, infertility, premature ejaculation, tiredness, lassitude, depression, and slight anxiety
    B) Dizziness, numbness or tingling of limbs, insomnia, blurred vision, floaters in the eyes, dry eyes, diminished night vision, scanty menstruation, dull pale complexion without luster but with red cheekbones, muscular weakness, cramps, withered and brittle nails, very dry hair and skin, depression, and a feeling of aimlessness
    C) Palpitations, insomnia, dream-disturbed sleep, propensity to be startled, poor memory, anxiety, mental restlessness, uneasiness, fidgetiness, dry mouth and throat, and night sweating.
    D) No appetite or slight hunger but with no desire to eat, constipation, dull epigastric pain, dry mouth and throat especially in the afternoon with a desire to drink in small sips and a slight feeling of fullness after eating
    D) No appetite or slight hunger but with no desire to eat, constipation, dull epigastric pain, dry mouth and throat especially in the afternoon with a desire to drink in small sips and a slight feeling of fullness after eating
  29. 9) What does froth of bubbles mean?

    A) The appearance of excess dampness and phlegm in the body.
    B) The appearance of excess phlegm in the body.
    C) The appearance of excess dampness in the body
    D) The appearance of the decomposed state of digested food.
    D) The appearance of the decomposed state of digested food.
  30. 37) What does the tip of the nose being green or blue indicate?

    A) Any disease there might not be serious
    B) Cold pattern
    C) Blood deficiency
    D) Abdominal pain
    D) Abdominal pain
  31. 48) What is the correct order of the Six Stages from deepest to most exterior?

    A) Jueyin, Shaoyin, Taiyin, Yangming, Shaoyang, Taiyang
    B) Jueyin, Shaoyin, Taiyin, Shaoyang, Yangming, Taiyang
    C) Jueyin, Taiyin, Shaoyin, Yangming, Shaoyang, Taiyang
    D) Jueyin, Taiyin, Shaoyin, Shaoyang, Yangming, Taiyang
    B) Jueyin, Shaoyin, Taiyin, Shaoyang, Yangming, Taiyang
  32. 65) What is the diagnosis if after rubbing a baby's finger towards the body, venules appear only beyond the Gate of Qi?

    A) A serious and life threatening disease
    B) An invasion by an exterior pathogenic factor and a mild disease
    C) An interior and rather more severe disease
    C) An interior and rather more severe disease
  33. 38) What is the difference between a bitter taste from Liver Fire or a bitter taste from Heart Fire?

    A) If it is due to Liver Fire, the bitter taste is more or less constant. If it is due to Heart-Fire, it is associated with insomnia, and is only present in the morning after a sleepless night and not after a good night's sleep.
    B) If it is due to Heart Fire, the bitter taste is more or less constant. If it is due to Liver-Fire, it is associated with insomnia, and is only present in the morning after a sleepless night and not after a good night's sleep.
    A) If it is due to Liver Fire, the bitter taste is more or less constant. If it is due to Heart-Fire, it is associated with insomnia, and is only present in the morning after a sleepless night and not after a good night's sleep.
  34. 42) What is often the first stage of general yin deficiency?

    A) Heart Yin Deficiency
    B) Kidney Yin Deficiency
    C) Stomach Yin Deficiency
    D) Liver Yin Deficiency
    C) Stomach Yin Deficiency
  35. 96) What is the main material basis for mental activities?

    A) Qi
    B) Yang
    C) Blood
    D) Yin
    C) Blood
  36. 68) What kind of diarrhea indicates Heat in the Blood?

    A) Diarrhea where the stools come first and then the blood, and this is watery.
    B) Diarrhea with mucus in the stools with blood too.
    C) Diarrhea with blood that comes first, but is turbid and the anus feels heavy and painful.
    D) Diarrhea with mucus and blood where the blood comes first, is bright red and splashing in all directions
    C) Diarrhea with blood that comes first, but is turbid and the anus feels heavy and painful.
  37. 17) What kind of fever do you expect to see in a patient diagnosed with Empty-Wind Agitating the Interior?

    A) Low-grade fever
    B) High fever
    C) Burning heat of the body
    D) Fever at night
    A) Low-grade fever
  38. 70) What kind of insomnia is associated with Heart and Kidney Yin Deficiency with Empty heat?

    A) Restless sleep with dreams
    B) Insomnia, waking up frequently during the night with excessive dreams together with night sweating and palpitations.
    C) Insomnia with difficulty in falling asleep, dizziness and blurred vision
    D) Dream disturbed sleep
    B) Insomnia, waking up frequently during the night with excessive dreams together with night sweating and palpitations.
  39. 18) What kind of voice would you expect a patient to have if they have been diagnosed with a Lung Qi Deficiency?

    A) Reluctant to talk
    B) Sudden loss of voice
    C) Weak and thin voice
    D) A groaning voice
    A) Reluctant to talk
  40. 34) What organ is the source of qi and blood for all of the organs?

    A) Heart
    B) Spleen
    C) Stomach
    D) Liver
    C) Stomach
  41. 62) What type of qi originates in the kidney, but requires the triple energizer as its pathway for distribution in order to stimulate and promote the functional activities of the zang-fu organs and tissues of the whole body?

    A) Acquired Qi
    B) Nutritive Qi
    C) Pectoral Qi
    D) Yuan Qi
    D) Yuan Qi
  42. 33) When deficiency of kidney yang fails to evaporate fluid which then floods and ascends to depress the function of heart yang there may be what kinds of signs and symptoms:

    A) Aching back and seminal emission, with mental restlessness, palpitations, insomnia, and dream-disturbed sleep.
    B) Palpitations, insomnia, dream-disturbed sleep and pale complexion, accompanied by dizziness, blurred and impaired vision, oligomenorrhea or delayed menstruation.
    C) Edema, chills, cold limbs, accompanied by palpitations, shortness of breath and stuffiness in the chest indicating retained water afflicting the heart.
    D) Poor appetite, abdominal distention and emaciation, accompanied by feeble cough, lassitude and dislike of speaking.
    C) Edema, chills, cold limbs, accompanied by palpitations, shortness of breath and stuffiness in the chest indicating retained water afflicting the heart.
  43. 90) Which one of the following best describes the pathway of water entering and distributing throughout the body?

    A) Water is first received by the lungs and then transmitted to the spleen and stomach which disperse and descend it. Part of the fluid reaches the kidneys where it is further divided into two parts, the clear and the turbid by the qi activity of the kidney yang. The clear fluid is transmitted down to the bladder where it is transformed into urine and is then excreted.
    B) Water is first received by the stomach, then transmitted by the spleen to the lung which disperses and descends it. Part of the fluid reaches the kidneys where it is further divided into two parts, the clear and the turbid by the qi activity of the kidney yang. The clear fluid is transmitted up to the lung from which it is circulated to the zang fu organs and the tissues of the body. The turbid flows into the bladder to form urine which is then excreted.
    C) Water is first received by the spleen and then transmitted to the lung where it disperses and ascends it. Part of the fluid reaches the stomach which is then transformed to the kidneys. Here it si divided into two parts, the clear and the turbid by the essence activity of the kidney yin. The clear fluid is transmitted up to the lung from which it is circulated to the zang fu organs and the tissues of the body. The turbid flows into the bladder to form urine which is then excreted.
    B) Water is first received by the stomach, then transmitted by the spleen to the lung which disperses and descends it. Part of the fluid reaches the kidneys where it is further divided into two parts, the clear and the turbid by the qi activity of the kidney yang. The clear fluid is transmitted up to the lung from which it is circulated to the zang fu organs and the tissues of the body. The turbid flows into the bladder to form urine which is then excreted.
  44. 44) Which one of the following indicates impairment of water movement?

    A) A grey color on the tip of the nose
    B) A red color on the tip of the nose
    C) A white color on the tip of the nose
    D) A blue color on the tip of the nose
    A) A grey color on the tip of the nose
  45. 13) Which one of the following is not a function of the taste that goes to the nerves, which can upset the Liver, and should be used sparingly if a person is suffering from chronic pain and avoided if the Spleen is diseased?

    A) Controlling perspiration
    B) Controlling diarrhea
    C) Sedates and hardens
    D) Being astringent
    C) Sedates and hardens
  46. 48) Which one of the following is the correct order of the Interacting/Acting/Restraint/Intercontrolling Cycle?

    A) Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal, Water
    B) Wood, Water, Metal, Earth, and Fire
    C) Wood, Earth, Water, Fire, and Metal
    D) Wood, Earth, Water, Fire, and Metal
    C) Wood, Earth, Water, Fire, and Metal
  47. 67) Which one of the following is the motive force for blood circulation?

    A) The Liver
    B) The Heart
    C) The Lungs
    D) The Blood Vessels
    A) The Liver
  48. 44) Which one of the following organs specifically has the function of controlling the transporting of food essences?

    A) Spleen
    B) Kidneys
    C) San Jiao
    D) Stomach
    D) Stomach
  49. 109) Which one of the following statements is completely true?

    A) The spleen is yin, prefers dryness and dislikes dampness. The stomach is yang, prefers moistness and dislikes dryness.
    B) The spleen is yang, prefers dryness and dislikes dampness. The stomach is yin, prefers moistness and dislikes dryness.
    C) The spleen is yin, prefers moistness and dislikes dryness. The stomach is yang, prefers dryness and dislikes dampness.
    D) The spleen is yang, prefers moistness and dislikes dryness. The stomach is yin, prefers dryness and dislikes dampness.
    A) The spleen is yin, prefers dryness and dislikes dampness. The stomach is yang, prefers moistness and dislikes dryness.
  50. 12) Which pair is not part of the same organ?

    A) Vessels and Small Intestine
    B) Growth and Stomach
    C) Skin and Large Intestine
    D) Birth and Gall Bladder
    B) Growth and Stomach
  51. 67) Which type of organ stores pure essential qi without draining it off, and therefore can be filled up but cannot be over filled?

    A) Five Zang Organs
    B) Extraordinary Zang Organs
    C) Six Fu Organs
    D) Extraordinary Fu Organs
    A) Five Zang Organs
  52. 184) Which type of organ transmits water and food without storing them, and for this reason they may be over supplied but they cannot be filled up?

    A) Extraordinary Zang Organs
    B) Six Fu Organs
    C) Extraordinary Fu Organs
    D) Five Zang Organs
    B) Six Fu Organs

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