N312 Ear, Nose, And Throat

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N312 Ear, Nose, And Throat

This quiz covers the assessment of the ear, nose, and throat.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where on the tympanic membrane does the cone of light reflect in the right ear?
    • A. 

      4 o'clock

    • B. 

      5 o'clock

    • C. 

      6 o'clock

    • D. 

      7 o'clock

  • 2. 
    This tube serves as a channel through which are pressure within the middle ear can be equalized with the pressure of the external ear.
    • A. 

      External auditory canal

    • B. 

      Tympanic canal

    • C. 

      Internal auditory canal

    • D. 

      Eustachian tube

  • 3. 
    If bone conduction is greater than air conduction, what does that indicate?
    • A. 

      Conductive hearing loss

    • B. 

      Sensorineural hearing loss

    • C. 

      Trauma

    • D. 

      Infection

  • 4. 
    Which sinuses are present at birth? Check all that apply.
    • A. 

      Maxillary

    • B. 

      Frontal

    • C. 

      Ethmoid

    • D. 

      Sphenoid

    • E. 

      Frontal

  • 5. 
    Which salivary gland is located in the cheeks in front of the ear and secretes saliva through the stensen's ducts?
    • A. 

      Parotid

    • B. 

      Submandibular

    • C. 

      Sublingual

    • D. 

      Subauricular

  • 6. 
    Which of the following can be causes of abnormal color (pale, red, cyanotic) to the external ear?
    • A. 

      Vasomotor disorders

    • B. 

      Fever

    • C. 

      Hypoxemia

    • D. 

      Cold weather

  • 7. 
    Which of the following could be potential causes for otitis externa (swelling, redness, and possible drainage of the external ear canal)?
    • A. 

      Infection

    • B. 

      Allergies

    • C. 

      Excessive moisture

    • D. 

      Trauma

  • 8. 
    Allergies present in the nose as what?
    • A. 

      Red, swollen nasal mucosa with clear, watery discharge

    • B. 

      Pale, swollen nasal mucosa with clear, watery discharge

    • C. 

      Unilateral nasal discharge

    • D. 

      Bleeding

  • 9. 
    Which of the following can be a cause for a red, swollen, or tender hard palate?
    • A. 

      Torus platinus

    • B. 

      High, arched palate

    • C. 

      Ulceration

    • D. 

      Infection

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Candidiasis

    • B. 

      Hairy Leukoplakia

    • C. 

      Leukoplakia

    • D. 

      Glossitis

    • E. 

      Ankyloglossia

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is not a normal change with age? Check all that apply.
    • A. 

      Increased dryness of the lips

    • B. 

      Increased dryness of the buccal mucosa

    • C. 

      Decreased sense of taste

    • D. 

      Weakened teeth

    • E. 

      Reabsorption of the gums and bone