Acupuncture: Cun Measurement Quiz! Trivia

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Acupuncture: Cun Measurement Quiz! Trivia - Quiz

Do you know anything about Acupuncture Cun Measurement? Do you think you can pass this quiz? A cun is an essential measure used in acupuncture and acupressure. Acupuncture and acupressure points are measured, typically from one to the other, in terms of the cun, which is the patient's thumb's width. The word cun is often referred to as the Chinese inch. If you want to know more, try this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Distance between the anterior and posterior hairline.

    • A.

      13

    • B.

      12

    • C.

      8

    Correct Answer
    B. 12
    Explanation
    The distance between the anterior and posterior hairline refers to the measurement from the front hairline to the back hairline. In this case, the correct answer is 12, indicating that the distance between the two hairlines is 12 units.

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  • 2. 

    Distance between the glabella (Yintang) and the anterior hairline.

    • A.

      3.5

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      3

    Correct Answer
    C. 3
    Explanation
    The distance between the glabella (Yintang) and the anterior hairline is 3. This means that there is a distance of 3 units between the point on the forehead known as the glabella and the front hairline.

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  • 3. 

    Distance between the angles of the hairline.

    • A.

      9

    • B.

      7

    • C.

      8.5

    Correct Answer
    A. 9
    Explanation
    The given options represent the distance between the angles of the hairline. The highest value among the options is 9, which indicates that the distance between the angles of the hairline is 9 units.

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  • 4. 

    Distances btw the mastoid processes.

    • A.

      8

    • B.

      7

    • C.

      9

    Correct Answer
    C. 9
    Explanation
    The answer is 9 because it is the largest number among the given options. The question is asking for the distance between the mastoid processes, and out of the three numbers provided, 9 is the greatest.

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  • 5. 

    Distance btw the posterior hairline and the inferior border of the spinous process of C 7.

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      2.5

    • C.

      2

    Correct Answer
    A. 3
    Explanation
    The distance between the posterior hairline and the inferior border of the spinous process of C7 is 3 units.

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  • 6. 

    Distance btw the medial borders of the scapulae.

    • A.

      5

    • B.

      6

    • C.

      6.5

    Correct Answer
    B. 6
    Explanation
    The distance between the medial borders of the scapulae is 6. This means that when measuring from one side of the scapulae to the other, the distance is 6 units. This measurement is important in assessing the width of the scapulae and can be useful in diagnosing certain conditions or abnormalities.

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  • 7. 

    Distance btw the nipples.

    • A.

      9

    • B.

      8

    • C.

      12

    Correct Answer
    B. 8
    Explanation
    The given answer, 8, represents the distance between the nipples. This implies that the question is asking for the measurement or length between two specific points, which in this case are the nipples. Therefore, the correct answer is 8 units of measurement, without specifying the unit of measurement used.

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  • 8. 

    Distance btw the midpoint of the clavicles.

    • A.

      9

    • B.

      6

    • C.

      8

    Correct Answer
    C. 8
    Explanation
    The distance between the midpoint of the clavicles is 8. This means that if we measure the distance from the midpoint of one clavicle to the midpoint of the other clavicle, it will be 8 units.

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  • 9. 

    Distance btw the tip of the acromion process and the midline of the body.

    • A.

      8

    • B.

      10

    • C.

      7

    Correct Answer
    A. 8
    Explanation
    The distance between the tip of the acromion process and the midline of the body is 8.

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  • 10. 

    Distance btw the anterior axillary and cubital creases.

    • A.

      7

    • B.

      9

    • C.

      6

    Correct Answer
    B. 9
    Explanation
    The distance between the anterior axillary and cubital creases is 9.

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  • 11. 

    Distance btw cubital crease and the wrist.

    • A.

      12

    • B.

      9

    • C.

      14

    Correct Answer
    A. 12
    Explanation
    The distance between the cubital crease and the wrist is 12.

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  • 12. 

    Distance btw the sternocostal angle and the umbilicus.

    • A.

      7

    • B.

      6

    • C.

      8

    Correct Answer
    C. 8
    Explanation
    The distance between the sternocostal angle and the umbilicus is 8.

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  • 13. 

    Distance btw the umbilicus and the pubic symphysis.

    • A.

      5

    • B.

      4

    • C.

      5.5

    Correct Answer
    A. 5
    Explanation
    The distance between the umbilicus and the pubic symphysis is 5 units.

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  • 14. 

    Distance btw the lateral prominence of the greater trochanter and the popliteal crease.

    • A.

      15

    • B.

      17

    • C.

      19

    Correct Answer
    C. 19
    Explanation
    The distance between the lateral prominence of the greater trochanter (the bony prominence on the side of the hip) and the popliteal crease (the crease at the back of the knee) is 19. This measurement is used to assess the length of the lower limb and can be helpful in determining leg length discrepancies or in planning orthopedic surgeries.

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  • 15. 

    The height of the patella.

    • A.

      1.5

    • B.

      1

    • C.

      2

    Correct Answer
    C. 2
    Explanation
    The height of the patella refers to the distance from the top to the bottom of the patella bone. In this case, the correct answer is 2, indicating that the height of the patella is 2 units.

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  • 16. 

    Distance btw the gluteal fold and the knee.

    • A.

      14

    • B.

      16

    • C.

      12

    Correct Answer
    A. 14
    Explanation
    The distance between the gluteal fold and the knee is 14.

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  • 17. 

    Distance btw the popliteal crease and the lateral malleolus.

    • A.

      13

    • B.

      16

    • C.

      14

    Correct Answer
    B. 16
    Explanation
    The distance between the popliteal crease and the lateral malleolus is 16. This measurement refers to the length between the back of the knee crease and the outer ankle bone. It is important to know this distance for various medical procedures and assessments, such as fitting prosthetics or determining the appropriate length for leg garments.

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  • 18. 

    Distance btw the ends of the crease of the interphalangeal joints of the middle finger at their widest point.

    • A.

      2

    • B.

      0.5

    • C.

      1

    Correct Answer
    C. 1
    Explanation
    The distance between the ends of the crease of the interphalangeal joints of the middle finger at their widest point is 1. This means that when measuring the distance between the ends of the crease on the middle finger, the measurement is 1 unit.

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  • 19. 

    Distance btw the proximal interphalangeal joint and the tip of the index finger.

    • A.

      2

    • B.

      1.5

    • C.

      3

    Correct Answer
    A. 2
    Explanation
    The distance between the proximal interphalangeal joint and the tip of the index finger is 2 units.

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  • 20. 

    The width of the interphalangeal joint of the thumb.

    • A.

      1.5

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      1

    Correct Answer
    C. 1
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1 because the width of the interphalangeal joint of the thumb is typically smaller compared to the other options given. The interphalangeal joint is the joint between the two phalanges of the thumb, and it allows for flexion and extension movements. The width of this joint is important for determining the range of motion and functionality of the thumb.

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  • 21. 

    The width of the four fingers held close together at the level of the dorsal skin crease of the proximal interphalangeal joint of the middle finger.

    • A.

      2.5

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      3

    Correct Answer
    C. 3
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 3 because the question is asking for the width of the four fingers held close together at a specific location on the hand. The width of four fingers would typically be wider than 2 or 2.5. Therefore, the most reasonable answer is 3.

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  • 22. 

    The width of the index and the middle fingers held close together at the level of the dorsal skin crease of the proximal interphalangeal joint of the middle finger.

    • A.

      1.5

    • B.

      3

    • C.

      1

    Correct Answer
    A. 1.5
    Explanation
    This answer suggests that the width of the index and middle fingers held close together at the level of the dorsal skin crease of the proximal interphalangeal joint of the middle finger is 1.5.

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  • 23. 

    Distance btw the popliteal crease and the medial malleolus.

    • A.

      16

    • B.

      15

    • C.

      14

    Correct Answer
    B. 15
    Explanation
    The distance between the popliteal crease and the medial malleolus is commonly referred to as the leg length. This measurement is important in various medical fields, including orthopedics and physical therapy, as it helps assess and diagnose issues related to leg alignment, muscle imbalances, and joint problems. In this case, the correct answer of 15 suggests that the distance between these two points is 15 units, which could be centimeters or inches depending on the context.

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