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  1. 75) A patient presents with acute lower abdominal pain, incontinence of urine, night fevers, delirious speech, irritability, restlessness, and thirst. They also have dysmenorrhea. Their pulse could be all of the following except:

    A) Deep
    B) Knotted
    C) Hesitant
    D) Excess
    B) Knotted
  2. 24) A pulse that arrives rapidly, sometimes there is a stop and the stops are irregular can indicate all of the following except:

    A) Exuberant yang repletion heat
    B) Qi Bind
    C) Food stagnation
    D) Phlegm exuberance
    B) Qi Bind
  3. 28) A pulse that feels hurried and rapid with irregularly missed beats indicates all of the following except:

    A) Conditions of Heart Fire
    B) Retention of Phlegm or Food
    C) Traumatic contusions and sprains
    D) Excessive Yang Heat
    C) Traumatic contusions and sprains
  4. 13) A pulse that feels rough under the finger and has a jagged edge to it indicates all of the following except?

    A) Impaired Essence
    B) Exhaustion of Fluids
    C) Retention of Food
    D) Insufficient Blood
    C) Retention of Food
  5. 4) A pulse that is broad, large, and forceful like roaring waves which come on powerfully and fade away indicates all of the following except?

    A) Felt in chronic diseases characterized by interior heat
    B) Invasion of the Ying and Xue by pathogenic heat
    C) Frequently appears during fever
    D) Extreme Heat
    B) Invasion of the Ying and Xue by pathogenic heat
  6. 28) A pulse that is slow and weak with missed beats at regular intervals indicates all of the following EXCEPT:

    A) Traumatic contusions and sprains
    B) Painful syndromes and disorders due to emotional fear and fright
    C) Accumulation of Qi
    D) Declining Zang Qi
    C) Accumulation of Qi
  7. 46) A pulse that is slow with irregular missed beat or slow and stops at irregular intervals indicates all of the following EXCEPT?

    A) Excessive Yin
    B) Wind syndromes
    C) Retention of Cold Phlegm
    D) Stagnant Blood
    B) Wind syndromes
  8. 92) All of the following pulses indicate dampness with qi deficiency except:

    A) The pulse that feels like a fine thread but is very distinct and clear
    B) The pulse that feels smooth and flowing like pearls rolling on a dish and is deep and thread and hits the fingers without strength
    C) Slow with irregular missed beats
    D) The pulse that feels Superficial and thready and hits the fingers without strength
    C) Slow with irregular missed beats
  9. 79) All of the following pulses indicate retention of food except:

    A) A pulse that feels tight and forceful like a stretched rope
    B) A pulse that feels smooth and flowing like pearls rolling on a dish
    C) A pulse that feels hurried and rapid with irregularly missed beats
    D) A pulse that feels slow and weak with missed beats at regular intervals
    D) A pulse that feels slow and weak with missed beats at regular intervals
  10. 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
  11. 112) What does a pulse that is rapid, large, weak, and empty indicate?

    A) Outward floating of deficient yin
    B) Outward floating of deficient yang
    C) Outward floating of wei qi
    D) Outward floating of deficient qi
    B) Outward floating of deficient yang
  12. 77) Which of the following is NOT an indication of an abrupt and forceful pulse?

    A) Excessive Yin and Accumulation of Qi
    B) Retention of Phlegm or Food
    C) Qi and Blood Stagnation
    D) Swelling and Pain
    A) Excessive Yin and Accumulation of Qi
  13. 181) Which one of the following pulses does not indicate excessive heat?

    A) A pulse that feels hurried and rapid with irregularly missed beats
    B) A pulse that is quick, more than five beats per breath and feels thinner than normal
    C) A pulse that is broad, large, and forceful like roaring waves which come on powerfully and fade away
    D) A pulse that is surging but lacks the momentum of roaring waves
    B) A pulse that is quick, more than five beats per breath and feels thinner than normal
  14. 156) Which one of the following pulses is a sign of extreme exhaustion?

    A) A pulse that is superficial and thready and hits the fingers without strength
    B) A pulse that is deep and thready, and feels hurried and rapid with irregularly missed beats
    C) A pulse that is deep and thready, and feels slow with irregular missed beats
    D) A pulse that is deep and thready, and feels slow and weak with missed beats at regular intervals
    B) A pulse that is deep and thready, and feels hurried and rapid with irregularly missed beats
  15. 85) Which of the following pulses may be present in prolonged endogenous disease, outward floating of yang qi, and is a critical sign?

    A) A pulse that feels slow and weak with regularly missed beats
    B) A superficial, large, and weak pulse
    C) A deep and weak pulse
    D) A superficial and thready pulse that hits the fingers without strength
    B) A superficial, large, and weak pulse
  16. 26) Which one of the following pulses indicates phlegm-rheum?

    A) Pulse arrives tightly and with force like a twisted rope.
    B) Pulse is superficial, thready, and hits the fingers without strength
    C) Pulse is floating, thready, and soft
    D) Straight and long like pressing on the string of a violin.
    D) Straight and long like pressing on the string of a violin.
  17. 33) Which one of the following pulses indicates vacuity taxation detriment with yin vacuity as primary?

    A) Pulse is fine like thread and is clearly felt.
    B) Pulse lacks force, empty, and vacuous with pressure.
    C) Pulse arrives smoothly, the fingers feel rounded and slipperiness
    D) Pulse is large and full, the location is broad and it is without force.
    A) Pulse is fine like thread and is clearly felt.
  18. 83) Which one of the following pulses can indicate yin exhaustion floating yang?

    A) Five beats per breath
    B) Seven or more beats per breath
    C) Three beats per breath
    D) Four beats per breath
    B) Seven or more beats per breath
  19. 42) Which one of the following types of pulses is often present in patients with weak body constitution in a prolonged illness manifesting as yin deficiency and blood deficiency?

    A) A pulse that feels superficial and thready, and hits the fingers without strength.
    B) A pulse that is deep and thready, and hits the fingers without strength.
    C) A pulse that feels like a fine thread but is very distinct and clear.
    D) A pulse that is slow and weak with missed beats at regular intervals.
    C) A pulse that feels like a fine thread but is very distinct and clear.

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