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)