Cardiac Quiz- For IPA

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  • 1. 
    The PMI is laterally displaced from the midsternal line, how many cm?
    • A. 

      7-10 cm

    • B. 

      4-5 cm

    • C. 

      7-9 cm

    • D. 

      10-12 cm

  • 2. 
    The diameter of the PMI is usually the size of:
    • A. 

      A dime

    • B. 

      A penny

    • C. 

      A fist

    • D. 

      A quarter

  • 3. 
    What measurements would be indicative of left ventricular hypertrophy?
    • A. 

      A PMI greater than 1.5 cm and left displacement greater than 10 cm from the midsternal line

    • B. 

      A PMI greater than 2.5 cm and left displacement greater than 10 cm from the midsternal line

    • C. 

      A PMI smaller than 2.5 cm and left displacement greater than 10 cm from the midsternal line

    • D. 

      A PMI greater than 2.5 cm and left displacement smaller thatn 10 cm from the left sternal line.

  • 4. 
    In a COPD pt the most prominent impulse would be heard at;
    • A. 

      The PMI

    • B. 

      The apex

    • C. 

      The xyphoid

    • D. 

      The pulmonic area

  • 5. 
    IN systole the pressure in the left ventricle rises from less than 5mmHg to:
    • A. 

      10mmHg

    • B. 

      40mmHg

    • C. 

      90mmHg

    • D. 

      120mmHg

  • 6. 
    During diastole:
    • A. 

      Pressure in the left atrium is less than the left ventricle

    • B. 

      Pressure in the left atrium exceeds the left ventricle

    • C. 

      Pressure in the right atrium is less than the right ventricle

    • D. 

      Pressure in the left atrium is less than the right ventricle

  • 7. 
    When ventricular pressure rapidly exceeds left atrial pressure, what valve shuts?
    • A. 

      Aortic semilunar

    • B. 

      Pulmonic semilunar

    • C. 

      Mitral valve

    • D. 

      Purkinje

  • 8. 
    The early ejection sound (Ej), is:
    • A. 

      A systolic sound

    • B. 

      A diastolic sound

    • C. 

      Neither

  • 9. 
    Right sided events usually occur:
    • A. 

      Earlier than the left

    • B. 

      Later than the left

    • C. 

      Later than the right

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    The split of S2 can be qualified as:
    • A. 

      P2 & S1

    • B. 

      P2 & OS

    • C. 

      A2 & P2

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    A2 can normally be heard best at:
    • A. 

      The precordium

    • B. 

      The apex

    • C. 

      The PMI

    • D. 

      The mitral area

  • 12. 
    P2 is quieter than A2 and can be heard best at the:
    • A. 

      2nd & 3rd left interspaces

    • B. 

      1st & 2nd left interspaces

    • C. 

      2nd & 3rd right interspaces

    • D. 

      Apex

  • 13. 
    A split S1 is caused by mitral and tricuspid sounds. Which sound is normally louder and earlier?
    • A. 

      Tricuspid

    • B. 

      They are the same

    • C. 

      Mitral

  • 14. 
    The splitting of S1: 
    • A. 

      Is heard better on inspiration

    • B. 

      Is heard better on expiration

    • C. 

      Does not vary with respiration

  • 15. 
    The louder mitral sound during a split S1, can be heard best at:
    • A. 

      The tricuspid area

    • B. 

      The pulmonic area

    • C. 

      The apex

    • D. 

      The xiphoid

  • 16. 
    The quieter second sound of a split S1 can be heard best at: 
    • A. 

      The tricuspid area

    • B. 

      The pulmonic area

    • C. 

      The apex

    • D. 

      The xiphoid

  • 17. 
    The a wave in the Jugular venous pulsations represents:
    • A. 

      Atrial relaxation

    • B. 

      Rise in atrial pressure

    • C. 

      Atrial contraction

    • D. 

      Ventricular rise in pressure

  • 18. 
    The x descent in the jugular venous pulsations represents:
    • A. 

      Atrial relaxation

    • B. 

      Rise in atrial pressure

    • C. 

      Atrial contraction

    • D. 

      Ventricular rise in pressure

  • 19. 
    During the jugular venous pulsations, a diastolic event would be:
    • A. 

      The a wave

    • B. 

      The v wave

    • C. 

      The x descent

    • D. 

      S1

  • 20. 
    Bad systolic murmurs include all of the following except:
    • A. 

      Atrial stenosis

    • B. 

      Pulmonic stenosis

    • C. 

      Mitral stenosis

    • D. 

      Mitral regurgitation

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