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10 item question in Asthma. This is a practice mode. There is no time limit. You can view the answer right after you answer each question.

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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      An infectious disease

    • B. 

      An autoimmune disease

    • C. 

      An atopic disease

    • D. 

      A malignant disease

  • 2. 
    The characteristic feature of persistent asthma is:
    • A. 

      Family history of disease

    • B. 

      Airway inflammation

    • C. 

      Need for oral steroids

    • D. 

      Nocturnal wheezing

  • 3. 
    Simple instrument to roughly determine lung function is a:
    • A. 

      Barometer

    • B. 

      Manometer

    • C. 

      Peak flow meter

    • D. 

      Sphygmomanometer

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Beta-blocker

    • B. 

      Histamine

    • C. 

      Ibuprofen

    • D. 

      Atropine

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Bronchial mucosal biopsy

    • B. 

      Sputum eosinophil counts

    • C. 

      Bronchoalveolar lavage

    • D. 

      Spirometry

  • 6. 
    The parameter to detect reversibility in airflow obstruction on a spirometry test is:
    • A. 

      FEV1

    • B. 

      FVC

    • C. 

      MVV

    • D. 

      RV

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Salbutamol

    • B. 

      Adrenaline

    • C. 

      Theophylline anhydrous

    • D. 

      Atropine

  • 8. 
    Bronchoprovocation tests usually use histamine to challenge the airways. Besides histamine, ____________ can also be used:
    • A. 

      Ipratropium bromide

    • B. 

      Adrenocorticotrophic hormone

    • C. 

      Prednisolone

    • D. 

      Metracholine

  • 9. 
    In an acute severe attack of asthma, it is important to get a chest x-ray done to rule out:
    • A. 

      A pleural effusion

    • B. 

      A pneunothorax

    • C. 

      Lung malignancy

    • D. 

      COPD

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Use of accersoy muscles of respiration

    • B. 

      Ability to complete sentences

    • C. 

      Peak expiratory flow rate

    • D. 

      Pedal edema