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  1. 57) A patient presents with a red face. They are very irritable, have severe thirst, aversion to heat, profuse sweating and a high fever. Surging, forceful or rolling, rapid pulse. What is the chief herb of the formula that would best help this patient?

    A) Tian Hua Fen
    B) Chai Hu
    C) Huang Lian
    D) Shi Gao
    A) Tian Hua Fen
  2. 110) A patient presents with diarrhea which occurs daily just before sunrise, they have a lack of interest in food, an inability to digest what is eaten, soreness of the lower back with cold limbs, fatigue and lethargy. They also have some abdominal pain. All of the following statements about the chief herb of the formula that would be best for this patient are false except:

    A) It is in the same category as Xian Mao but not Gao Liang Jiang.
    B) It is in the same category as Hu Lu Ba but not Gu Sui Bu.
    C) It is in the same category as Gu Sui Bu but not Tu Si Zi.
    D) It is in the same category as Yi Zhi Ren but not He Tao Ren.
    A) It is in the same category as Xian Mao but not Gao Liang Jiang.
  3. 63) A patient presents with fever and chills without sweating. They have a stiff and rigid neck and upper back. Their tongue has a thin, white tongue coating and their pulse is superficial and tense. What is/are the functions of the chief herb(s) in this formula?

    A) Releases heat from the exterior, clears heat and relieves toxicity
    B) Cool, acrid herbs to release the pathogenic influence from the muscle layer while concurrently clearing heat.
    C) Releases the muscle layer (especially the upper back and neck) by drawing fluids to the affected area and releases the exterior.
    D) Dispels wind-cold from the exterior, dispels dampness, alleviates pain.
    C) Releases the muscle layer (especially the upper back and neck) by drawing fluids to the affected area and releases the exterior.
  4. 59) A patient presents with high fever and severe chills with shivering. They have pain and stiffness of the head and neck and soreness and pain of the extremities. They have focal distention, fullness of the chest, nasal congestion with sonorous breathing, and a productive cough. Their tongue has a greasy, white coating and their pulse is superficial and soft. In what category/categories are the chief herb/s of the formula that would be best for this patient?

    A) Herbs that Tonify the Qi category only
    B) Herbs that Tonify the Qi and Warm category, Acrid Herbs that Release the Exterior category
    C) Herbs that Dispel Wind-Dampness category only
    D) Warm, Acrid Herbs that Release the Exterior and Herbs that Dispel Wind-Dampness
    D) Warm, Acrid Herbs that Release the Exterior and Herbs that Dispel Wind-Dampness
  5. 24) A patient presents with mild, persistent uterine bleeding that continually flows. They have pain, distention and cold in their lower abdomen, they have been unsuccessful in their attempts to get pregnant, their lips are dry and so is their mouth, they have a low grade fever each night at dusk and their palms and soles are warm. In what category/categories are the chief herb/s of the formula that would be best for this patient?

    A) Herbs that Tonify the Yin category and Herbs that Tonify the Blood category
    B) Cool, Acrid Herbs that Release the Exterior category
    C) Herbs that Tonify the Blood category only
    D) Herbs that Warm the Interior and Expel Cold category and Warm, Acrid Herbs that Release the Exterior category
    D) Herbs that Warm the Interior and Expel Cold category and Warm, Acrid Herbs that Release the Exterior category
  6. 111) A patient presents with weepy, itchy, red skin lesions over a large part of their body. Their tongue has a white coating and their pulse is excessive, superficial, and rapid. All of the following are chief herbs for the formula best for this patient except:

    A) Sang Ye
    B) Fang Feng
    C) Chan Tui
    D) Jing Jie
    A) Sang Ye
  7. 43) Ban Xia is a chief herb for all of the following formulas except:

    A) The formula that treats coughing with copious, white sputum that is easily expectorated, focal distention and a stifling sensation in the chest and diaphragm, palpitations, nausea, vomiting, and dizziness.
    B) The formula that treats dizziness or vertigo (possibly severe), headache, stifling sensation in the chest, nausea or vomiting, and copious sputum. They have a white, greasy tongue coating and a string-taut and rolling pulse.
    C) The formula that treats focal distention and a stifling sensation in the chest and abdomen, fixed pain in the hypochondria, belching, vomiting, acid regurgitation, mild coughing with copious sputum, reduced appetite, and indigestion.
    D) The formula that treats a feeling of something caught in the throat that can neither be swallowed nor ejected. A stifling sensation in the chest and hypochondria, coughing, and vomiting.
    C) The formula that treats focal distention and a stifling sensation in the chest and abdomen, fixed pain in the hypochondria, belching, vomiting, acid regurgitation, mild coughing with copious sputum, reduced appetite, and indigestion.
  8. 97) The chief herb of Huang Lian Jie Du Tang has which one of the following functions?

    A) Particularly strong diaphoretic that also disseminates the Lung qi and treats wheezing.
    B) Effectively drains fire from the Heart and is very useful in draining fire from the middle burner.
    C) Releases externally-contracted wind-cold from the muscle layer.
    D) It releases the muscle layer by drawing fluids to the affected area and releases the exterior.
    B) Effectively drains fire from the Heart and is very useful in draining fire from the middle burner.
  9. 167) What does the chief herb in Bei Mu Gua Lou San do?

    A) Clears heat, moistens dryness, regulates the qi, and expels phlegm in order to remove the obstruction from the chest and diaphragm.
    B) Encourages the proper flow of Lung qi and treats problems of the throat.
    C) Clears heat, generates fluids, and transforms phlegm, strengthens the Spleen, and regulates the qi.
    D) Moistens the Lungs, clears heat, transforms phlegm, and stops coughing.
    D) Moistens the Lungs, clears heat, transforms phlegm, and stops coughing.
  10. 80) What does the chief herb in Ge Gen Tang do?

    A) Particularly strong diaphoretic that also disseminates the Lung qi and treats wheezing.
    B) Effectively drains fire from the Heart and is very useful in draining fire from the middle burner.
    C) Releases externally-contracted wind-cold from the muscle layer.
    D) It releases the muscle layer by drawing fluids to the affected area and releases the exterior.
    D) It releases the muscle layer by drawing fluids to the affected area and releases the exterior.
  11. 50) Which one of the following is not a function of the chief herb of the formula that is best for aversion to drafts, spontaneous sweating, recurrent colds, and a shiny, pale complexion where the tongue is pale with a white coating and the pulse is superficial, deficient, and soft?

    A) The chief herb of this formula is a very powerful substance for strengthening the qi and stabilizing the exterior.
    B) The chief herb of this formula is very useful for unblocking the blood vessels by warming.
    C) The chief herb of this formula is well suited for this pattern.
    D) The chief herb of this formula tonifies the superficial or exterior aspects of the Lung and Spleen.
    B) The chief herb of this formula is very useful for unblocking the blood vessels by warming.
  12. 25) Which one of the following is not a function of the chief herb of the formula that treats dizziness, blurred vision, lusterless complexion and nails, generalized muscle tension, irregular menstruation with little flow or amenorrhea, periumbilical and lower abdominal pain. The tongue is pale and thin and string-taut pulse.

    A) This herb has a very strong tonifying effect on the Liver and Kidneys.
    B) This herb is said to nourish the yin of the blood.
    C) This herb is particularly effective in treating problems with menstruation, conception, and birth.
    D) This herb unblocks the blood vessels and reduces the stasis of blood by promoting circulation.
    D) This herb unblocks the blood vessels and reduces the stasis of blood by promoting circulation.
  13. 83) The chief herb of Huang Lian Jie Du Tang has which one of the following functions?

    A) Particularly strong diaphoretic that also disseminates the Lung qi and treats wheezing.
    B) Effectively drains fire from the Heart and is very useful in draining fire from the middle burner.
    C) It releases the muscle layer by drawing fluids to the affected area and releases the exterior.
    D) Releases externally-contracted wind-cold from the muscle layer.
    B) Effectively drains fire from the Heart and is very useful in draining fire from the middle burner.

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