Advanced Optometry - Midterm 1

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Optometry Quizzes & Trivia

Have you just started your journey on becoming an ophthalmologist? The first topics we covered were on the basics and introduction. Now that the midterms are near, there is a need to revise to ensure you pass. The quiz below is designed to help you do just that. Give it a try!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is not a characteristic of anesthetic abuse keratopathy?
    • A. 

      Stromal infiltrate

    • B. 

      An increase number of white blood cells in the anterior chamber

    • C. 

      A ring (half or full) shaped opacity

    • D. 

      All are characteristics

  • 2. 
    In which situation would you avoid administering a topical anesthetic?
    • A. 

      Bacterial infection

    • B. 

      Patient complains of cluster headaches

    • C. 

      Welding patient gets debris in his eye

    • D. 

      Patient has a corneal epithelial abrasion

  • 3. 
    You want to stain your patients eye with NaFl. Which anesthetic would you use with the NaFl and why?
    • A. 

      Proparacaine because it has minimal quenching

    • B. 

      Benoxinate because it has maximal enching

    • C. 

      Proparacaine because it has maximal quenching

    • D. 

      Benoxinate because it has minimal quenching

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is not true regarding NaFl?
    • A. 

      It is the dye of choice for evaluating corneal surface integrity

    • B. 

      Its brightness increases with increasing pH (until around pH 8)

    • C. 

      Its brightness increases with increasing concentration (to a certain point)

    • D. 

      Fluoroscein binds to intra and extra cellular structures

  • 5. 
    Rose bengal is a vital dye
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    If you were to administer pilocarpine, what effect would you expect in your patient? (Select 2)
    • A. 

      Pupillary miosis

    • B. 

      Pupillary mydriasis

    • C. 

      Decreased ability to accommodate

    • D. 

      Ciliary body contraction

  • 7. 
    You need to do a complete cycloplegic exam on a 4 year old in order to better assess his esotropia. You want him to have 0 diopters of residual accommodation. Which drug will you give the patient?
    • A. 

      Pilocarpine

    • B. 

      Cyclopentolate

    • C. 

      Tropicamide

    • D. 

      Atropine

  • 8. 
    You suspect horners syndrome and give a patient cocaine drops, only the right eye dilates. Which is true? (Select 2)
    • A. 

      Right eye is affected

    • B. 

      Left eye is affected

    • C. 

      The lesion is localized to the 2nd order neuron

    • D. 

      Not enough info to localize the lesion

  • 9. 
    You suspect a patient has horners due to no response in the left eye with cocaine test. You then administer hydroxyamphetamine in the left eye. It then dilates. Which is true? (Select 2)
    • A. 

      The left eye is the affected eye

    • B. 

      The right eye is the affected eye

    • C. 

      The problem is with the 3rd order neuron

    • D. 

      The problem is with either the 1st or second order neuron

  • 10. 
    Which patient should you further evaluate for possible glaucoma? (Select 2)
    • A. 

      A patient with a lower hysteresis

    • B. 

      A patient with increased cornea thickness

    • C. 

      A patient with an IOP of 18 mmHg OD and 17 mmHg OS using the I Care tonometer

    • D. 

      A patient with a diaton IOP reading of 21 mmHg

  • 11. 
    If this is what the mires look like, what should you do next?
    • A. 

      Decrease applination pressure to bring the mires closer together

    • B. 

      Take the IOP reading

    • C. 

      Increase applination pressure to bring the mires closer together

    • D. 

      Rotate axis 43 degrees

  • 12. 
    DCT readings are independent of corneal thickness
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Your patient has a soft contact lens that cannot be removed at the moment. Which tonometer should you avoid using?
    • A. 

      Goldman

    • B. 

      Tono Pen

    • C. 

      I Care

    • D. 

      DCT