The Clinical Skills Quiz: MCQ Trivia

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The Clinical Skills Quiz: MCQ Trivia

Are you up for a clinical skills MCQ quiz? A medical practitioner needs to know how to communicate effectively with a patient and make them at ease even when giving them the worst news. Knowledge of how to handle different patients and their symptoms is a great skill to have. In this quiz, you will get some real-life examples of what you may see at the clinic, and all you need to do is choose the best action for each. Test yourself!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A crossed black circle in the pedigree chart refers to:
    • A. 

      Dead female

    • B. 

      Diseased female 

    • C. 

      Dead diseased male

    • D. 

      A+b

  • 2. 
    While examining a patient we start by:
    • A. 

      Inspection

    • B. 

      Palpation

    • C. 

      Percussion

    • D. 

      It doesn't matter which do we start by

  • 3. 
    All of the following are specific questions we should ask about to identify the patient's pain except
    • A. 

      Relieving factors

    • B. 

      Severity

    • C. 

      Medication

    • D. 

      Onset

  • 4. 
    Signposting:
    • A. 

      Help you move from one section of the consultation to the next

    • B. 

      Is a summarization tool

    • C. 

      Shows active listening and clarification of what has been said

    • D. 

      A+b

    • E. 

      All of the following

  • 5. 
    A 52 woman came to you and she has lung cancer. In past history you will not ask about:
    • A. 

      Duration

    • B. 

      Home environment

    • C. 

      Chronic diseases

    • D. 

      Management of cancer

  • 6. 
    A 69 years old patient approaches you and while you're taking history you asked about whether he smokes or not and he said that he smokes 40 cigarettes a day since the age of 49 before that he 20 cigarettes a day since the age of 19. smoking pack years=
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      50

    • C. 

      70

    • D. 

      90

  • 7. 
    A 35-year-old man drinks 3 bottles of 13.5% wine in a week, a bottle of vodka a week, and 3 bottles of Carak ale a day. How many units of alcohol does he drink a week?
    • A. 

      42

    • B. 

      62

    • C. 

      82

    • D. 

      102

  • 8. 
    If a patient's respiratory rate is 10 breaths per minute then it is :
    • A. 

      Normal

    • B. 

      Brady apnea

    • C. 

      Tachypnea

    • D. 

      Brady cardia

  • 9. 
    Which one of these knockoff sounds represents the systolic pressure?
    • A. 

      1st

    • B. 

      2nd

    • C. 

      3rd

    • D. 

      4th

    • E. 

      5th

  • 10. 
    One of the following is a cause for changing in respiratory pattern:
    • A. 

      Ketoalkalosis

    • B. 

      Ketoacidosis

    • C. 

      Cancer

    • D. 

      Aids

  • 11. 
    You shook hands with a patient and you realized that his hands are cold and dry what will your first diagnosis be?
    • A. 

      Anxiety

    • B. 

      Raynaud's phenomenon 

    • C. 

      Acromegaly

    • D. 

      Trauma

  • 12. 
    A patient's facial expression shows apathy with pale and puffy skin your first diagnosis will be:
    • A. 

      Hypothyroidism

    • B. 

      Hyperthyroidism 

    • C. 

      Parkinsonism

    • D. 

      Anxiety

  • 13. 
    Central cyanosis is seen in:
    • A. 

      Hands

    • B. 

      Neck

    • C. 

      Nose

    • D. 

      Tongue

  • 14. 
    Which one of these is wrongly matched?
    • A. 

      Mousy smell-liver failure

    • B. 

      Fishy smell-anemia 

    • C. 

      Fruity smell-diabetic ketoacidosis

    • D. 

      All of the above are correct

  • 15. 
    If the patient's nails are pitting it means he has:
    • A. 

      Eczema

    • B. 

      Iron deficiency anaemia 

    • C. 

      Trauma 

    • D. 

      Fungal infection

  • 16. 
    The patient's weight is 75 kg and he is 1.50 meters then his body mass will be:
    • A. 

      35

    • B. 

      70

    • C. 

      31.11

    • D. 

      46.66

  • 17. 
    All of the following are dehydration signs except:
    • A. 

      Pulse rate and quality <120

    • B. 

      Low blood pressure

    • C. 

      Sunken eyes

    • D. 

      Loss of skin turgor 

  • 18. 
    All of the following are things we need to know while examining any lump or swelling except:
    • A. 

      Size 

    • B. 

      Attachments

    • C. 

      Surface and shape

    • D. 

      Timing 

  • 19. 
    When measuring the pressure you inflate the cuff until sounds are not heard then you release pressure, when you inflate the cuff again you inflate with?
    • A. 

      10-20

    • B. 

      20-30

    • C. 

      30-40

    • D. 

      40-50

  • 20. 
    If you have a patient in your clinic complaining from vomiting and diarrhea and you discovered that she has dehydration she will have all of the following except:
    • A. 

      Skin turgor

    • B. 

      Orthostatic dehydration

    • C. 

      Dry skin and mucous membranes

    • D. 

      Bradycardia