DME General "Fun" Quiz

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DME General "Fun" Quiz

This quiz does not coincide with the final exam review. I'm just doing this because this class is crazy. Obviously when I wrote "fun" it was sarcasm. Hope this helps.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In the context of exterior diseases, "chilliness" means that the patient feels cold. This does not mean that he or she has "aversion to cold", i.e. reluctance to go out in the cold.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    In context of exterior diseases, if the person has aversion to cold and feels chilly, it indicates _____________.
    • A. 

      An exterior invasion of Wind-Heat

    • B. 

      An exterior invasion of Wind-Cold

    • C. 

      An exterior invasion of Wind‐Cold or Wind-Heat

  • 3. 
    Aversion to cold is present in exterior invasions of both Wind-Cold and Wind-Heat because the pathogenic factor blocks the circulation of Defensive Qi which cannot warm the body and hence the patient feels cold. TRUE OR FALSE.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    In invasions of _________, fever may be present simultaneously with the aversion to cold.
    • A. 

      Wind-Cold

    • B. 

      Wind-Heat

  • 5. 
    If the fever is predominant and there is only slight aversion to cold, this indicates an exterior invasion of ___________.
    • A. 

      Wind-Cold

    • B. 

      Wind-Heat

  • 6. 
    If there is a fever without aversion to cold, this indicates an _______ pattern.
    • A. 

      Exterior Heat

    • B. 

      Exterior Cold

    • C. 

      Interior Heat

    • D. 

      Interior Cold

  • 7. 
    In the context of interior diseases, if the patient feels chilly, it indicates _______________(not enough heat to warm body).
    • A. 

      Exterior Cold from deficiency of Yang

    • B. 

      Interior Cold from deficiency of Yang

    • C. 

      Interior Cold from Excess of Fluids

    • D. 

      Interior Cold from Deficiency of Yin

  • 8. 
    Chilliness from deficiency of Yang can be distinguished from that from exterior Wind-Cold, is so far as the former is _______ by covering oneself up and the latter is not.
    • A. 

      Alleviated

    • B. 

      Worsened

  • 9. 
    A low-grade fever getting worse in the afternoon, or only occurring in the afternoon, indicates ____________.
    • A. 

      Yang deficiency

    • B. 

      Yin deficiency

    • C. 

      Damp-Heat

  • 10. 
    A constant low-grade temperature indicates a _________ pattern.
    • A. 

      Phlegm

    • B. 

      Damp-Heat

    • C. 

      Wind-Cold

    • D. 

      Wind-Heat

  • 11. 
    A fever in the middle of the night in an adult indicates Yin deficiency, and in a child it indicates retention of food. TRUE OR FALSE.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    In Exterior conditions, sweating indicates an excess condition.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    In exterior invasion of Wind-Cold, if there is sweating the condition is of a ___________.
    • A. 

      Deficient nature(wei qi too weak to close door)

    • B. 

      Excess nature

  • 14. 
    In exterior invasion of Wind-Cold, if there is no sweating, it is of an ______________.
    • A. 

      Deficient nature

    • B. 

      Excess nature(exterior excess)

  • 15. 
    In the context of interior conditions, sweating may be caused by which 4 things?
    • A. 

      Liver-Yang Rising

    • B. 

      Excess of Yang (i.e. Heat or Fire)

    • C. 

      Internal Heat

    • D. 

      Damp-Heat

    • E. 

      Deficiency of Yin

    • F. 

      Internal cold

    • G. 

      Deficiency of Yang

    • H. 

      Excess of fluids

  • 16. 
    Sweating only on head: pick two.
    • A. 

      Collapse of Yang

    • B. 

      Damp‐Heat

    • C. 

      Stomach and Spleen deficiency

    • D. 

      Heat in the Stomach

    • E. 

      Collapse of Yin

    • F. 

      Lung-Qi deficiency

    • G. 

      Yin Deficiency

  • 17. 
    Oily sweat on forehead: ________________.
    • A. 

      GB Heat

    • B. 

      Collapse of Yin

    • C. 

      Collapse of Yang

    • D. 

      Yin Deficiency

    • E. 

      Yang Deficiency

  • 18. 
    Sweat only on arms and legs: pick two.
    • A. 

      Yin deficiency

    • B. 

      Stomach deficiency

    • C. 

      Damp-Heat

    • D. 

      Stomach excess

    • E. 

      Spleen excess

    • F. 

      Heat in the Stomach

    • G. 

      Spleen deficiency

  • 19. 
    Sweat on whole body: (usually spontaneously, with no or very little exertion)
    • A. 

      Lung-Qi excess

    • B. 

      Lung-Qi deficiency

    • C. 

      Yin deficiency

    • D. 

      Excess of fluids

  • 20. 
    Sweat on palms, soles and chest: (called "5-palm sweat")
    • A. 

      Yang deficiency

    • B. 

      Yin deficiency

    • C. 

      Lung-Qi deficiency

    • D. 

      Lung-Qi excess

  • 21. 
    Sweating in the day time
    • A. 

      Yin deficiency

    • B. 

      Yang deficiency

  • 22. 
    Sweating at night time is from ________________.  (in some cases it can also be from Damp-Heat)
    • A. 

      Yang Deficiency

    • B. 

      Yin Deficiency

  • 23. 
    Profuse cold sweat during a severe illness...
    • A. 

      Collapse of Yin

    • B. 

      Collapse of Yang

    • C. 

      Severe deficiency of stomach yin

    • D. 

      Rebellious lung-qi

  • 24. 
    What is a red flag symptom for collapse of Yang, danger of imminent death. (heart attack, emergencies)
    • A. 

      Yellow sweat with foul odor

    • B. 

      Profuse cold sweat

    • C. 

      Oily sweat on forehead, like pearls, not flowing

  • 25. 
    Oily sweat is a symptom of severe Yang deficiency.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 26. 
    Yellow (stains) from sweating
    • A. 

      Damp-Heat

    • B. 

      Phlegm

    • C. 

      Toxic-Heat

    • D. 

      Damp-Cold

  • 27. 
    The head is the area where all the ____ channels meet bringing clear ____ to the head and orifices, thus enabling the person to have clear sight, hearing, taste and smell.
    • A. 

      Yin

    • B. 

      Yang

  • 28. 
    Headache with recent onset, short duration
    • A. 

      Headache from exterior attack of Wind-Heat

    • B. 

      Headache from exterior attack of Wind-Cold

    • C. 

      Headache from Liver-Yang Rising

  • 29. 
    Headache with gradual onset, in attacks
    • A. 

      Interior type

    • B. 

      Exterior type

    • C. 

      Cold type

    • D. 

      Heat type

  • 30. 
    Headache during the daytime
    • A. 

      Blood stasis

    • B. 

      Blood or Yin deficiency

    • C. 

      Qi or Yang deficiency

    • D. 

      Qi or Yang excess

  • 31. 
    Headache in the evening
    • A. 

      Blood or Yin deficiency

    • B. 

      Blood or Yin excess

    • C. 

      Qi or Yang deficiency

    • D. 

      Qi or Yang excess

  • 32. 
    Headache @ Nape of neck (occipital headache; greater/taiyang headache/UB-SI channel): pick two
    • A. 

      Exterior Kidney deficiency(because its paired with UB))

    • B. 

      Greater Yang channels (can be from exterior invasion of Wind-Cold

    • C. 

      Interior Kidney deficiency(because its paired with UB)

    • D. 

      Greater Yang channels (can be from exterior invasion of Wind-Heat)

  • 33. 
    Headache @ Forehead: Bright Yang/Yang Ming channels(ST and LI channel): pick two
    • A. 

      Qi Stagnation

    • B. 

      Blood Stasis

    • C. 

      Stomach Heat

    • D. 

      Spleen Damp-Heat

    • E. 

      Blood Deficiency

  • 34. 
    Headache @ temples and sides of head: Lesser Yang/Shao yang (GB and SJ) channels: pick two.(one of these options include a pattern that is often shown with migraines)
    • A. 

      Interior Liver and Gall Bladder Fire rising

    • B. 

      Interior Wind-Cold or Wind-Heat in the Lesser Yang

    • C. 

      Exterior Wind-Cold in the Lesser Yang

    • D. 

      Exterior Wind-Cold or Wind-Heat in the Lesser Yang

    • E. 

      Exterior Wind-Heat in the Lesser Yang

    • F. 

      Exterior Liver and Gall Bladder Fire rising

  • 35. 
    Headache @ vertex: Terminal (Jue)Yin channels (LV/PC): pick two
    • A. 

      Deficiency of Liver-Blood

    • B. 

      Deficiency of Liver-Yang

    • C. 

      Deficiency of Liver-Qi

    • D. 

      LV yin deficiency

    • E. 

      LV yang rising

    • F. 

      LV Qi Stagnation

  • 36. 
    Headache of Whole head: pick three.
    • A. 

      Exterior invasion of Wind-Cold

    • B. 

      Exterior invasion of Wind-Heat

    • C. 

      Blood deficiency

    • D. 

      Yang deficiency

    • E. 

      Dampness

    • F. 

      Full-heat

    • G. 

      Qi stagnation

  • 37. 
    Headache with a Heavy feeling: ________ or ____________
    • A. 

      Dampness or blood stasis

    • B. 

      Dampness or phlegm

    • C. 

      Dampness or toxic-heat

  • 38. 
    Headache Pain which is "inside" the head, "hurting the brain" (sometimes also hurting teeth).
    • A. 

      Kidney excess

    • B. 

      Kidney deficiency

  • 39. 
    Headache that is Distending, throbbing.
    • A. 

      External invasion of the LV/GB channel

    • B. 

      Liver-Qi stagnation

    • C. 

      Rising of Liver-Yang

    • D. 

      Dampness

    • E. 

      Toxic-heat

  • 40. 
    Headache that is boring, like a nail; stabbing; drilling:__________. (usually a constant pain, from a clot, etc)
    • A. 

      Stasis of Fluids

    • B. 

      Stasis of Qi

    • C. 

      Stasis of Blood

    • D. 

      Yin excess

    • E. 

      Full-Cold

  • 41. 
    Headache, with aversion to wind or cold
    • A. 

      Exterior invasion

    • B. 

      Interior invasion

    • C. 

      Heat pattern

  • 42. 
    This pulse quality indicates the presence of an exterior pattern from invasion by an exterior pathogenic factor, such as Wind-Cold or Wind-Heat.
    • A. 

      Deep

    • B. 

      Floating (superficial)

    • C. 

      Slow

    • D. 

      Rapid

  • 43. 
    If the pulse is Floating and Tight it indicates _________.
    • A. 

      Wind-Heat.

    • B. 

      Wind-Cold

    • C. 

      Deficiency of Yin

  • 44. 
    If the pulse is Floating and Rapid it indicates __________.
    • A. 

      Wind-Heat

    • B. 

      Wind-Cold

    • C. 

      Deficiency of Yin

  • 45. 
    If the pulse is Floating at the superficial level but Empty at the deep level, it indicates deficiency of Yin.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 46. 
    In rare cases, the pulse can be Floating in Interior conditions, such as anemia or cancer. In these cases, the pulse is Floating because Qi is very deficient and "floats" to the surface of the body.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 47. 
    This pulse quality indicates an Interior condition, which could assume many different forms. It also indicates that the problem is in the Yin organs.
    • A. 

      Floating (Superficial)

    • B. 

      Slow

    • C. 

      Deep

    • D. 

      Rapid

  • 48. 
    If the pulse is Deep and Weak it indicates: pick two.
    • A. 

      Empty-cold

    • B. 

      Deficiency of Blood

    • C. 

      Deficiency of Yang

    • D. 

      Deficiency of Qi

  • 49. 
    If it is Deep and Full, it can indicate: pick four
    • A. 

      Stasis of Blood in the Interior

    • B. 

      Interior heat

    • C. 

      Stasis of Qi in the interior

    • D. 

      Interior damp

    • E. 

      Interior cold

    • F. 

      Interior phlegm

    • G. 

      Deficiency of yin

  • 50. 
    A _____ pulse indicates a Cold pattern.
    • A. 

      Slow

    • B. 

      Rapid

    • C. 

      Floating (Superficial)

    • D. 

      Deep

  • 51. 
    The rapid pulse has three beats per respiration cycle (of the practitioner).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 52. 
    If the pulse is Slow and Empty it indicates ______________.
    • A. 

      Full-Cold from deficiency of Yang.

    • B. 

      Empty-Cold from deficiency of Yin.

    • C. 

      Empty-Cold from deficiency of Yang.

    • D. 

      Full-Cold from deficiency of Yin.

  • 53. 
    If the pulse is Slow and Full, it indicates __________.
    • A. 

      Full-Cold

    • B. 

      Empty-Cold

    • C. 

      Full-Heat

    • D. 

      Empty-Heat

  • 54. 
    Rapid pulse has more than 5 beats per each respiration cycle
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 55. 
    A Rapid pulse indicates a ___________.
    • A. 

      Yin Def

    • B. 

      Excess Yin

    • C. 

      Cold pattern

    • D. 

      Heat pattern

  • 56. 
    If the pulse is Empty and Rapid, it indicates ___________.
    • A. 

      Empty-Cold from Yin deficiency.

    • B. 

      Empty-Heat from Yin deficiency

    • C. 

      Full-Heat from Yin deficiency.

    • D. 

      Full-Heat from Yang deficiency.

  • 57. 
    If the pulse is Full and Rapid, it indicates __________.
    • A. 

      Full-Heat

    • B. 

      Full-Cold

    • C. 

      Empty-Heat

  • 58. 
    "____" pulse is rather big but it feels empty on a slightly stronger pressure and is soft.
    • A. 

      Empty

    • B. 

      Full

    • C. 

      Long

    • D. 

      Slippery

  • 59. 
    The ________ pulse indicates Qi (or Qi and Blood) deficiency.
    • A. 

      Slow

    • B. 

      Full

    • C. 

      Empty

    • D. 

      Deep

  • 60. 
    This pulse feels full, rather hard and long.
    • A. 

      Deep

    • B. 

      Floating (Superficial)

    • C. 

      Short

    • D. 

      Full

    • E. 

      Empty

    • F. 

      Long

  • 61. 
    The _________ pulse indicates a Full pattern.
    • A. 

      Long

    • B. 

      Rapid

    • C. 

      Full

  • 62. 
    A Full and Rapid pulse indicates___________,
    • A. 

      Full-Heat

    • B. 

      Full-Cold

    • C. 

      Empty-Heat

  • 63. 
    A Full and Slow pulse indicates _______________.
    • A. 

      Empty-Cold

    • B. 

      Full-Cold

    • C. 

      Empty-Heat

  • 64. 
    A _________ pulse feels smooth, rounded, as if it were oily. It slides under the fingers.
    • A. 

      Overflowing

    • B. 

      Choppy

    • C. 

      Slippery

    • D. 

      Leathery

  • 65. 
    Pulse feels like “Rolling pearls in a porcelain bowl”
    • A. 

      Full Pulse

    • B. 

      Slippery Pulse

    • C. 

      Overflowing Pulse

  • 66. 
    The _______ pulse indicates Phlegm, Dampness, retention of food or pregnancy.
    • A. 

      Full

    • B. 

      Leathery

    • C. 

      Overflowing

    • D. 

      Slippery

    • E. 

      Scattered

    • F. 

      Knotted

    • G. 

      Soggy

  • 67. 
    Generally speaking, the slippery pulse is Full by definition, but in some cases it can also be Weak, indicating Phlegm or Dampness with a background of Qi deficiency.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 68. 
    This pulse feels rough under the finger: instead of a smooth pulse wave, it feels as if it had a jagged edge to it. “Knife scraping bamboo”______ also indicates a pulse that changes rapidly both in rate and quality.
    • A. 

      Scattered

    • B. 

      Choppy

    • C. 

      Slippery

    • D. 

      Leathery

  • 69. 
    A choppy pulse may indicate: pick 3.
    • A. 

      Exhaustion of fluids

    • B. 

      Deficiency of yang

    • C. 

      Full-heat

    • D. 

      Deficiency of Blood

    • E. 

      Blood stasis

    • F. 

      Qi stagnation

  • 70. 
    A choppy pulse may occur after profuse and prolonged sweating or vomiting.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 71. 
    This pulse extends slightly beyond the normal pulse position.
    • A. 

      Short

    • B. 

      Wiry

    • C. 

      Long

    • D. 

      Overflowing

  • 72. 
    The Long Pulse can indicate a Heat pattern or no pathological condition whatsoever.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 73. 
    The _______ pulse occupies a shorter space than the normal position.
    • A. 

      Wiry

    • B. 

      Short

    • C. 

      Hollow

    • D. 

      Empty

  • 74. 
    The ________ pulse indicates severe deficiency of Qi. It frequently appears on the Front positions of left or right. It also specifically denotes deficiency of Stomach-Qi.
    • A. 

      Empty

    • B. 

      Short

    • C. 

      Wiry

    • D. 

      Hollow

  • 75. 
    This pulse feels big, it extends beyond the pulse position, it is superficial and generally feels as if it overflows the normal pulse channel, like a river overflows during a flood.
    • A. 

      Overflowing

    • B. 

      Wide

    • C. 

      Slippery

  • 76. 
    The _________ pulse indicates extreme Heat. It frequently appears during a fever, but it is also felt in chronic diseases characterized by interior Heat.
    • A. 

      Choppy

    • B. 

      Full

    • C. 

      Overflowing

    • D. 

      Scattered

  • 77. 
    If it is Overflowing but Empty on pressure, it indicates _____________.
    • A. 

      Empty-Heat from Yang deficiency

    • B. 

      Empty-Heat from Yin deficiency

  • 78. 
    Thin pulse is also called thready pulse or a fine pulse.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 79. 
    A Fine pulse indicates: pick two.
    • A. 

      Deficiency of Blood

    • B. 

      Severely depleted fluids

    • C. 

      Deficiency of yang

    • D. 

      Internal Dampness with severe deficiency of Qi

    • E. 

      Deficiency of yin

  • 80. 
    A _______ pulse, if rapid may denote Yin deficiency heat.
    • A. 

      Long

    • B. 

      Thin

    • C. 

      Wiry

  • 81. 
     This pulse is extremely thin, small and difficult to feel.
    • A. 

      Empty

    • B. 

      Thin

    • C. 

      Minute

    • D. 

      Hollow

  • 82. 
    The ____________ pulse indicates severe deficiency of Qi and Blood.
    • A. 

      Thin

    • B. 

      Minute

    • C. 

      Empty

    • D. 

      Hollow

  • 83. 
    This pulse "vibrates" and feels twisted like a thick rope.
    • A. 

      Wiry

    • B. 

      Tight

    • C. 

      Leathery

    • D. 

      Firm

  • 84. 
    A Tight pulse indicates Cold which may be interior or exterior, such as in invasion of exterior Wind-Cold.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 85. 
    If the pulse is Tight and Floating it indicates _________.
    • A. 

      Exterior cold

    • B. 

      Exterior heat

    • C. 

      Full-cold

    • D. 

      Empty-cold

  • 86. 
    If pulse is Tight and Deep it indicates __________.
    • A. 

      Interior Cold

    • B. 

      Interior Heat

    • C. 

      Full-cold

    • D. 

      Empty-cold

  • 87. 
    This pulse is frequently felt in asthma from Cold in the Lungs, and in Stomach conditions from Cold.
    • A. 

      Empty

    • B. 

      Thin

    • C. 

      Tight

    • D. 

      Wiry

    • E. 

      Soggy

  • 88. 
    The Tight pulse may also indicate pain from an interior condition.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 89. 
    This pulse feels taut like a guitar string. It is thinner, more taut and harder than the Tight pulse. This pulse pulse really hits the fingers.“No fluidity or wavelike qualities”
    • A. 

      Long

    • B. 

      Thin

    • C. 

      Tight

    • D. 

      Wiry

    • E. 

      Choppy

  • 90. 
    The Wiry pulse can indicate three different conditions:
    • A. 

      Qi stagnation

    • B. 

      Pain

    • C. 

      Phlegm

    • D. 

      Yin Deficiency

    • E. 

      Liver disharmony

  • 91. 
    This pulse has 4 beats for each respiration cycle.
    • A. 

      Slow

    • B. 

      Slowed-down

    • C. 

      Rapid

  • 92. 
    The slowed-down pulse is generally a healthy pulse and has no pathological significance. It can, however, indicate Dampness if other Damp signs present
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 93. 
    This pulse can be felt at the superficial level, but if one presses slightly harder to find the middle level it is not there; it is then felt again at the deep level with a stronger pressure. In other words, it is empty in the middle.
    • A. 

      Scattered

    • B. 

      Intermittent

    • C. 

      Hollow

  • 94. 
    This pulse appears after a haemorrhage.
    • A. 

      Choppy

    • B. 

      Hollow

    • C. 

      Intermittent

    • D. 

      Leathery

    • E. 

      Knotted

  • 95. 
    If the pulse is rapid and slightly______ it may indicate a forthcoming loss of blood.
    • A. 

      Hollow

    • B. 

      Scattered

    • C. 

      Leathery

    • D. 

      Intermittent

    • E. 

      Knotted

  • 96. 
    This pulse feels hard and tight at the superficial level and stretched like a drum, but it feels completely empty at the deep level. It is a large pulse, not thin.
    • A. 

      Long

    • B. 

      Leathery

    • C. 

      Tight

    • D. 

      Firm

  • 97. 
    The ______ pulse indicates severe deficiency of the Kidney-Essence or Yin.
    • A. 

      Leathery

    • B. 

      Deep

    • C. 

      Minute

    • D. 

      Hollow

  • 98. 
    The ________ pulse is felt only at the deep level and it feels hard and rather wiry. It could be described as a Wiry pulse at the deep level.
    • A. 

      Leathery

    • B. 

      Tight

    • C. 

      Firm

  • 99. 
    The Firm pulse indicates interior Cold (if it is also Slow) or interior stagnation and pain.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 100. 
    The _________ pulse can be felt only on the superficial level. It feels very soft and is only slightly floating, i.e. not as much as the Floating pulse. It disappears when a stronger pressure is applied to feel the deep level. It is similar to the Floating-Empty pulse, but it is softer and not so Floating. Also known as weak-floating.
    • A. 

      Empty

    • B. 

      Minute

    • C. 

      Soggy

  • 101. 
    The Soggy pulse indicates the presence of Dampness, when this pathogenic factor occurs against a background of ___________.
    • A. 

      Yin deficiency

    • B. 

      Qi deficiency

    • C. 

      Yang deficiency

  • 102. 
    It may also indicate deficiency of Yin and Essence.
    • A. 

      Soggy

    • B. 

      Leathery

    • C. 

      Hollow

  • 103. 
    A _______ pulse cannot be felt on the superficial level, but only at the deep level. It is also soft.
    • A. 

      Short

    • B. 

      Minute

    • C. 

      Weak

    • D. 

      Deep

  • 104. 
    The _______ pulse indicates deficiency of Yang or of Blood.
    • A. 

      Weak

    • B. 

      Minute

    • C. 

      Short

    • D. 

      Deep

    • E. 

      Hollow

    • F. 

      Tight

    • G. 

      Thin

  • 105. 
    “...like an inverted Empty pulse but signifies a more extreme Deficient Qi condition...”
    • A. 

      Hollow

    • B. 

      Slow

    • C. 

      Deep

    • D. 

      Weak

    • E. 

      Soggy

  • 106. 
    This pulse feels very small and is relatively superficial. Instead of feeling like a wave, the pulse feels as if it were "broken" in small dots.
    • A. 

      Weak

    • B. 

      Empty

    • C. 

      Choppy

    • D. 

      Scattered

    • E. 

      Minute

  • 107. 
    Similar to an Empty pulse but larger and less distinct; felt primarily as it recedes.
    • A. 

      Weak

    • B. 

      Scattered

    • C. 

      Choppy

    • D. 

      Soggy

    • E. 

      Leathery

    • F. 

      Minute

  • 108. 
    Thin and rapid pulse
    • A. 

      Yang Deficiency

    • B. 

      Yin Deficiency

    • C. 

      Empty condition

    • D. 

      Full condition

  • 109. 
    This pulse indicates very severe deficiency of Qi and Blood, and in particular of Kidney-Qi. It always indicates a serious condition.
    • A. 

      Soggy

    • B. 

      Tight

    • C. 

      Hollow

    • D. 

      Scattered

    • E. 

      Leathery

  • 110. 
    This pulse feels as if it were beneath the bone. It is very deep and difficult to feel. It is basically an extreme case of a Deep pulse.
    • A. 

      Short

    • B. 

      Hidden

    • C. 

      Minute

  • 111. 
    The ______ pulse indicates extreme deficiency of Yang.
    • A. 

      Hidden

    • B. 

      Short

    • C. 

      Minute

    • D. 

      Scattered

    • E. 

      Leathery

    • F. 

      Empty

  • 112. 
     If this pulse is strong, indicates Cold obstruction.
    • A. 

      Empty

    • B. 

      Tight

    • C. 

      Minute

    • D. 

      Hidden

    • E. 

      Long

    • F. 

      Scattered

    • G. 

      Intermittent

  • 113. 
    The _____ pulse has a round shape like a bean, it is short and it "trembles" under the finger. It has no definite shape, having no head or tail, just rising up in the centre. It feels as if it is shaking and is also somewhat slippery.
    • A. 

      Wiry

    • B. 

      Moving

    • C. 

      Scattered

    • D. 

      Tight

    • E. 

      Hasty

  • 114. 
    Moving pulse is a combination of short, tight, slippery and rapid pulses
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 115. 
    This pulse indicates shock, anxiety, fright or extreme pain. It is frequently found in persons with deep emotional problems particularly from fear, or in those who have suffered an intense emotional shock, even if many years previously.
    • A. 

      Tight

    • B. 

      Moving

    • C. 

      Scattered

    • D. 

      Leathery

    • E. 

      Hasty

  • 116. 
    This pulse is Rapid and it stops at irregular intervals.
    • A. 

      Moving

    • B. 

      Intermittent

    • C. 

      Hasty

  • 117. 
    The _________ pulse indicates extreme Heat and a deficiency of Heart-Qi. It is also felt with conditions of Heart-Fire.
    • A. 

      Hasty

    • B. 

      Full

    • C. 

      Leathery

    • D. 

      Intermittent

    • E. 

      Scattered

    • F. 

      Hurried

  • 118. 
    This pulse is Slow and it stops at irregular intervals.
    • A. 

      Intermittent

    • B. 

      Knotted

    • C. 

      Choppy

  • 119. 
    The _________ pulse indicates Cold and deficiency of Heart-Qi or Heart-Yang.
    • A. 

      Choppy

    • B. 

      Intermittent

    • C. 

      Knotted

    • D. 

      Empty

    • E. 

      Scattered

  • 120. 
    This pulse stops at regular intervals.
    • A. 

      Knotted

    • B. 

      Choppy

    • C. 

      Intermittent

    • D. 

      Scattered

  • 121. 
    This pulse always indicates a serious internal problem of one or more Yin organs.
    • A. 

      Intermittent

    • B. 

      Scattered

    • C. 

      Hollow

    • D. 

      Knotted

  • 122. 
    If the intermittent pulse stops every 4 beats or less, the condition is serious
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 123. 
    This pulse can also indicate a serious heart problem (in a Western medical sense)
    • A. 

      Knotted

    • B. 

      Choppy

    • C. 

      Intermittent

  • 124. 
    This pulse is very rapid, but it also feels very agitated and urgent.
    • A. 

      Scattered

    • B. 

      Hasty

    • C. 

      Hurried

    • D. 

      Choppy

  • 125. 
    This pulse indicates an Excess of Yang, with Fire in the body exhausting the Yin.
    • A. 

      Hasty

    • B. 

      Scattered

    • C. 

      Hurried

    • D. 

      Moving

    • E. 

      Firm