Herbal Medicine Quiz 1

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Herbal Medicine quiz 1 


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  • 1. 
     What are the four properties or natures of materia medica?
    • A. 

      Acrid, pungent, cold, hot

    • B. 

      Sweet, cool, warm, sour

    • C. 

      Cold, hot, cool, warm

    • D. 

      Cold, hot, cool. bland

  • 2. 
    Clear heat, purging fire, removing toxins. treat heat patterns 
    • A. 

      Hot

    • B. 

      Cold

    • C. 

      Warm

    • D. 

      Cool

  • 3. 
    Dispel Cold, warm interior, support yang. treats cold patterns 
    • A. 

      Warm

    • B. 

      Cold

    • C. 

      Cool

    • D. 

      Hot

  • 4. 
     slight weaker than cold for clearing heat, purging fire, and removing toxins. treat heat patterns
    • A. 

      Cool

    • B. 

      Cold

    • C. 

      Heat

    • D. 

      Warm

  • 5. 
    Slightly weaker that hot for dispelling cold, warming interior, and su[pporting yang 
    • A. 

      Cold

    • B. 

      Hot

    • C. 

      Warm

    • D. 

      Cool

  • 6. 
    Disperse, promote flow of qi and blood, mainly used to treat exterior pattern or stagnation of qi and blood. For example Ma huang, Gui zhi, etc.  
    • A. 

      Pungent (acrid)

    • B. 

      Sweet

    • C. 

      Bitter

    • D. 

      Bland

  • 7. 
    Tonify, harmonize the middle jiao and relax spasm and emergencies, including Ren Shen, Gan Cao, Long yan rou, 
    • A. 

      Sour

    • B. 

      Sweet

    • C. 

      Bitter

    • D. 

      Acrid

  • 8. 
    Astringe and consolidate, mostly used to treat sweating of deficiency type, diarrhea, frequent urination, bleeding or emission, such as Wu Wei Zi, Suan zao ren, 
    • A. 

      Bland

    • B. 

      Bitter

    • C. 

      Salty

    • D. 

      Sour

  • 9. 
     drying and purging, mainly applicable to dampness or constipation. For example: Huang bai 
    • A. 

      Sour

    • B. 

      Bland

    • C. 

      Bitter

    • D. 

      Salty

  • 10. 
     to soften hardness, dissipate nodules and purge, mostly used to treat scrofula, mass due to phlegm, constipation due to heat, for example: Mu li, Mang xiao, 
    • A. 

      Bitter

    • B. 

      Sour

    • C. 

      Acrid

    • D. 

      Salty

  • 11. 
     This property describes an ability to penetrate through turbidity and revive a particular function, either the digestive function of the spleen, or the cognitive functions of the spirit and sensory orifices, such as huo xiang, she xiang 
    • A. 

      Aromatic

    • B. 

      Sour

    • C. 

      Bland

    • D. 

      Bitter

  • 12. 
    Not one of the five traditional tastes, but rather and absence of taste. leaches out dampness and promotes uriniation.  
    • A. 

      Aromatic

    • B. 

      Bland

    • C. 

      Astringent

    • D. 

      Sour

  • 13. 
    Herbs that  function to lift yang, relieve exterior pattern, induce vomiting or open orifice. Most of these herbs are pungent and sweet in taste and warm and hot in nature.  
    • A. 

      Floating and sinking

    • B. 

      Lifting and descending

    • C. 

      Lifting and floating

    • D. 

      Descending and sinking

  • 14. 
     herbs function to purge, clear heat, induce diuresis, calm mind, suppress hyperactive liver yang, astringe and relieve cough and asthma. Most of these herbs are sour, bitter, salty and astringent in taste and cold or cool in nature.  
    • A. 

      Lowering and sinking

    • B. 

      Lifting and floating

    • C. 

      Floating and descending

    • D. 

      Lowering and lifting

  • 15. 
    Acrid, warm, sweet, hot. tendency to move upward, also helps disperse 
    • A. 

      Lifting

    • B. 

      Descending

    • C. 

      Floating

    • D. 

      Lowering

  • 16. 
    Moves from the interior to the exterior, used to expel pathogens 
    • A. 

      Lifting

    • B. 

      Sinking

    • C. 

      Floating

    • D. 

      Lowering

  • 17. 
    Bitter, sour, salty, cold, cool. tendency to move downward. 
    • A. 

      Lowering

    • B. 

      Sinking

    • C. 

      Floating

    • D. 

      Lifting

  • 18. 
    This means the specific selective effect of an herb on a specific part of the body. Many herbs may have similar functions, but they work on different parts of the body, so they have different indications. The concept of an herb entering a particular channel was later expanded to describe the capacity of the herb to guide or lead other herbs in a prescription into that channel or its related organ.  
    • A. 

      Astringent

    • B. 

      Materia medica

    • C. 

      Four tendencies

    • D. 

      Tropism

  • 19. 
    Is associated with their quality, thus affecting their therapeutic effectiveness. Possible factors: certain amount of sunlight, proper climate, amount of moisture, soil condition, adequate fertilizer. 
    • A. 

      Processing

    • B. 

      Origen

    • C. 

      Harvest

  • 20. 
     The season, time and method of collection will affect the function of herbs.  
    • A. 

      Origin

    • B. 

      Processing

    • C. 

      Harvest

  • 21. 
    To alter or modify properties. To enhance therapeutic effects. To eliminate or lower toxic and drastic properties and side effects.  
    • A. 

      Processing

    • B. 

      Harvest

    • C. 

      Origin

  • 22. 
     The combination of two substances with similar functions accentuates their therapeutic actions.  
    • A. 

      Mutual enhancement/employment

    • B. 

      Mutual counteraction /fear

    • C. 

      Mutual suppression/killing

    • D. 

      Mutual accentuation/necessity

  • 23. 
    The combination of herbs with different actions in which one of the substances enhances the effect of the other in a specific clinical situation.  
    • A. 

      Mutual suppression/killing

    • B. 

      Mutual counteraction /fear

    • C. 

      Mutual enhancement/employment

    • D. 

      Mutual accentuation/necessity

  • 24. 
     A combination in which the toxicity or side effects of one substance are reduced or eliminated by another substance.  
    • A. 

      Mutual enhancement/employment (Xiang Shi)

    • B. 

      Mutual counteraction /fear (Xiang Wei)

    • C. 

      Mutual accentuation/necessity (Xian Xu)

    • D. 

      Mutual suppression/killing (Xiang Sha)

  • 25. 
     One substance reduces the undesirable side effects of another.  
    • A. 

      Mutual suppression/killing (Xiang Sha)

    • B. 

      Mutual accentuation/necessity (Xiang Xu)

    • C. 

      Mutual counteraction /fear (Xiang Wei)

    • D. 

      Mutual enhancement/employment (Xiang Shi)

  • 26. 
     The ability of two substances to minimize or neutralize each other’s positive effects.  
    • A. 

      Mutual enhancement/employment (Xiang Shi)

    • B. 

      Mutual accentuation/necessity (Xiang Xu)

    • C. 

      Mutual antagonism/aversion (Xiang Wu)

    • D. 

      Mutual suppression/killing (Xiang Sha)

  • 27. 
    The combination of two substances gives rise to side effects or toxicity which would not be caused by either substance when used alone.  
    • A. 

      Mutual enhancement/employment (Xiang Shi)

    • B. 

      Mutual suppression/killing (Xiang Sha)

    • C. 

      Mutual antagonism/aversion (Xiang Wu)

    • D. 

      Mutual incompatibility/opposition (Xiang Fan)

  • 28. 
    It utilizes strategies and substances that are opposite in nature to the disease. Example: stagnation is treated by promoting movement.    Leakage is treated by stabilizing and binding.   
    • A. 

      Normal treatment

    • B. 

      Contrary treatment

    • C. 

      Normal-contrary

  • 29. 
    Involve false or misleading symptoms. Using blockage treats blockage. Facilitating flow treats too much flow.  
    • A. 

      Contrary-normal

    • B. 

      Contrary treatment

    • C. 

      Normal treatment

  • 30. 
    The traditional strategies are:   (need to check 3 out of the 5 choices)
    • A. 

      Sweating, draining downward, harmonizing

    • B. 

      Urination, constipation, vomiting

    • C. 

      Vomiting, warming, clearing

    • D. 

      Sweating, salivation, reducing

    • E. 

      Purging, reducing, tonifying

  • 31. 
     
    • External-contracted exterior excess conditions
    • Yang edema
    • Early stage pain and swelling from wind-damp
    • Skin disorders caused by wind
    • Disease which are working their way out from the interior.
    • A. 

      Vomiting

    • B. 

      Purging

    • C. 

      Clearing

    • D. 

      Sweating

  • 32. 
     .         Phlegm stuck in the throat
    • Food stagnation in the stomach
    • Ingestion of poisons
    • A. 

      Tonifying

    • B. 

      Sweating

    • C. 

      Vomiting

    • D. 

      Reducing

  • 33. 
     
    • Constipation
    • Hot accumulation
    • Cold accumulation
    • Water retention
    • Blood stasis
    • A. 

      Harmonizing

    • B. 

      Clearing

    • C. 

      Purging

    • D. 

      Draining downward

  • 34. 
     
    • Shao yang disorder
    • Disharmony between liver and spleen
    • Disharmony between spleen and stomach
    • A. 

      Harmonizing

    • B. 

      Tonifying

    • C. 

      Clearing

    • D. 

      Reducing

  • 35. 
     
    • Cold in the channels
    • Cold attacking the middle burner
    • Deficient cold
    • A. 

      Purging

    • B. 

      Harmonizing

    • C. 

      Warming

    • D. 

      Clearing

  • 36. 
     
    • Heat in Qi level
    • Heat in ying and blood level
    • Toxic heat
    • A. 

      Clearing

    • B. 

      Reducing

    • C. 

      Purging

    • D. 

      Vomiting

  • 37. 
     
    • Qi stagnation
    • Blood stasis
    • Food stagnation
    • Phlegm
    • Abscesses
    • A. 

      Vomiting

    • B. 

      Reducing

    • C. 

      Sweating

    • D. 

      Clearing

  • 38. 
     
    • Deficiency of qi, blood, yin and yang
    • Deficiency of any organ
    • A. 

      Tonifying

    • B. 

      Harmonizing

    • C. 

      Clearing

    • D. 

      Sweating

  • 39. 
     based on the composition of the formulas these treat principal pattern or disease.  
    • A. 

      Chief

    • B. 

      Deputy

    • C. 

      Envoy

    • D. 

      Assistant

  • 40. 
      based on the composition of the formulas these 
    • Aid the chief ingredient in treating principal pattern or disease.
    • Serve as the main ingredient directed against a coexisting pattern or disease.
    • A. 

      Deputy

    • B. 

      Chief

    • C. 

      Envoy

    • D. 

      Assistant

  • 41. 
     based on the composition of the formulas these  
    • Reinforce the effect of the chief or deputy ingredients, or directly treat a less important aspect of the pattern or disease.
    • Moderate or eliminate the toxicity of the chief or deputy ingredients, or moderate their harsh properties.
    • Has an effect that is opposite that of the chief ingredient and is used in very serious and complex disorders.
    • Reinforce the effect of the chief or deputy ingredients, or directly treat a less important aspect of the pattern or disease.
    • Moderate or eliminate the toxicity of the chief or deputy ingredients, or moderate their harsh properties.
    • Has an effect that is opposite that of the chief ingredient and is used in very serious and complex disorders.
     
    • A. 

      Assistant

    • B. 

      Envoy

    • C. 

      Deputy

    • D. 

      Chief

  • 42. 
     based on the composition of the formulas these  
    • Focus on a certain channel or area of the body.
    • Harmonize and integrate the actions of the other ingredients.
    • ´╗┐´╗┐Focus on a certain channel or area of the body.
    • Harmonize and integrate the actions of the other ingredients.
     
    • A. 

      Envoy

    • B. 

      Chief

    • C. 

      Assistant

    • D. 

      Deputy

  • 43. 
    Which of the following id not a nature of herbs? 
    • A. 

      Cold

    • B. 

      Hot

    • C. 

      Neutral

    • D. 

      Bland

  • 44. 
    Herbs with a hot nature are used to treat  
    • A. 

      Cold diseases

    • B. 

      Heat diseases

    • C. 

      Chronic diseases

    • D. 

      Acute diseases

  • 45. 
    Herbs of pungent  taste functions to
    • A. 

      Disperse pathogen

    • B. 

      Promote flow of qi

    • C. 

      Promote flow of blood

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 46. 
    Which property of herbs is used to treat exterior wind heat pattern 
    • A. 

      Acrid and cold

    • B. 

      Salty and warm

    • C. 

      Sweet and warm

    • D. 

      Sour and cold

  • 47. 
    Which of the following taste can tonify, harmonize teh middle jiao and relax emergency? 
    • A. 

      Pungent

    • B. 

      Salty

    • C. 

      Sweet

    • D. 

      Sour

  • 48. 
    The taste that can soften hardness and disipate nodule is 
    • A. 

      Pungent

    • B. 

      Sweet

    • C. 

      Salty

    • D. 

      Sour

  • 49. 
    Herbs of bitter taste functions to 
    • A. 

      Dry dampness

    • B. 

      Purge

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      Neither A and B

  • 50. 
     which of the following tastes is used to treat chronic abnormal discharde?
    • A. 

      Sour taste

    • B. 

      Astringent taste

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      Neither A and B

  • 51. 
     which of the following taste functions to induce diuresis to remove dampness
    • A. 

      Sour taste

    • B. 

      Astringent taste

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      Neither A and B

  • 52. 
    Which of the following is the function of aromatic herbs 
    • A. 

      Revive the spleen and drain dampness

    • B. 

      Open orifices

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      Neither A and B

  • 53. 
    Which of the following is not a tendency of herbs 
    • A. 

      Lifting

    • B. 

      Floating

    • C. 

      Sinking

    • D. 

      Tonifying

  • 54. 
    Processing of herbs aims at 
    • A. 

      Reduce or remove the harsh, toxic or side effect

    • B. 

      Change the property and function of herbs

    • C. 

      Enhance the curative effects

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 55. 
    Which of these is not one of the traditional 8 strategies? 
    • A. 

      Harmonizing (he)

    • B. 

      Tonifying (Bu)

    • C. 

      Clearing (Qing)

    • D. 

      Calming (ping)

  • 56. 
    A combination of two herbs with different actions in which one substance's toxicity or side effects are reduce or eliminated by the other combined substance is called 
    • A. 

      Mutual acentuation ( xiang xu)

    • B. 

      Mutual enhancement ( xiang shi)

    • C. 

      Mutual counteraction (xiang wei)

    • D. 

      Mutual incompatability ( xiang fan)

  • 57. 
    The formula ingredient which focuses the actions of the formula on a certain channel or area of the body is called 
    • A. 

      Chief (jun)

    • B. 

      Deputy (chen)

    • C. 

      Assistant (zuo)

    • D. 

      Envoy (shi)

  • 58. 
    Meridian tropism refers to
    • A. 

      The specific selective effect of a herb on a meridian or zang fu organ

    • B. 

      The specific taste and nature of an herb

    • C. 

      The specif source of herbs

    • D. 

      The specific nature of an herb