Nose, Mouth, And Throat

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Nose, Mouth, And Throat

In the medical profession, some doctors and practitioners specialize in nose, mouth and throat treatment. The combination is dealt with together as the parts are easily related to each other. Take up the quiz and learn more.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following terms describes, smooth, pale gray, avascular, mobile, nontender, benign growths?
    • A. 

      Stensen's ducts

    • B. 

      Fordyce's granules

    • C. 

      Polyps

  • 2. 
    Which of the following terms describes cracking at the corners of the mouth?
    • A. 

      Chelitis (perleche)

    • B. 

      Polyps

    • C. 

      Xerostomia

  • 3. 
    Which of the following terms menas protrusion of upper or lower incisors, resulting in poor biting technique?
    • A. 

      Gingival hypertrophy

    • B. 

      Malocclusion

    • C. 

      Gingivostomaititis

  • 4. 
    The rising of the uvula in a patient saying "ahhhh" is an indicator of the functioning of which of the following cranial nerves?
    • A. 

      CN VI

    • B. 

      CN VIII

    • C. 

      CN X

  • 5. 
    Which of the following grades would be given to tonsils that are halfway between the tonsillar pillars and uvula?
    • A. 

      1+

    • B. 

      2+

    • C. 

      3+

  • 6. 
    The gag reflex is controlled by which of the following cranial nerves?
    • A. 

      IX and X

    • B. 

      IV and VI

    • C. 

      VIII and IX

  • 7. 
    By asking a person to stick out their tongue, the examiner is testing which of the following cranial nerves?
    • A. 

      X

    • B. 

      XII

    • C. 

      XI

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is a bony or membranous septum between the nasal cavity and the pharynx of the newborn?
    • A. 

      Foreign body

    • B. 

      Choanal Atresia

    • C. 

      Acute Rhinitis

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is a small boil located in the skin or mucous membrane of the nose that appears red and swollen and is quite painful?
    • A. 

      Polyp

    • B. 

      Furuncle

    • C. 

      Lesion

  • 10. 
    Which of the following conditions begins with the first sign as a clear, watery discharge, rhinorrhea, which later becomes purulent, and is accompanied by sneezing and swollen mucosa.  Turbinates will appear bright red and swollen.
    • A. 

      Sinusitis

    • B. 

      Acute rhinitis

    • C. 

      Allergic rhinitis

  • 11. 
    Which of the following conditions is describes as rhinorrhea, itching of nose and eyes, lacrimation, nasal congestion, and sneezing. Turbinates appear pale or violet in color, and their surface is smooth and glistening.
    • A. 

      Sinusitis

    • B. 

      Acute rhinitis

    • C. 

      Allergic rhinitis

  • 12. 
    A patient comes to the doctor complaining of facial pain, after an upper respiratory infection.  The nurse observes red swollen nasal mucosa, swollen turbinates, and purulent discharge.  Which of the following may be suspected?
    • A. 

      Sinusitis

    • B. 

      Acute Rhinitis

    • C. 

      Allergic Rhinitis

  • 13. 
    Upon assessment of the nasal cavity, the nurse observes smooth, pale, gray nodules, which look as though they are overgrowths of mucosa, on the middle meatus. They are mobile and nontender. Knowing that the patient has a history of chronic allergic rhinitis, the nurse suspects which of the following?  
    • A. 

      Nasal Polyps

    • B. 

      Furuncle

    • C. 

      Turbinates

  • 14. 
    Upon assessment of a 28 year old male, the nurse observes groups of clear vesicles with a surrounding indurated erythematous base.  The nurse suspects that these sores to be which of the following
    • A. 

      Angulare Cheilitis (Stomatitis, Perleche)

    • B. 

      Herpes Simplex 1 (cold sores)

    • C. 

      Retention Cyst

  • 15. 
    During assessment of a patient's mouth, the nurse observes a nontender, fibrous nodule of the gum, seen emerging between the teeth.  She notes it a an inflammatory response to an injury the patient had mentioned.  Which of the following terms describes the finding?
    • A. 

      Retention Cyst (Mucocele)

    • B. 

      Epulis

    • C. 

      Koplik's Spots

  • 16. 
    Upon assessment of a 24 yr old female, the nurse notices a small, round, "punched out" ulcer with white base surrounded by a red halo. The patient says that they have been quite painful and present foe at least a week. Which of the following is described?
    • A. 

      Aphthous Ulcers "canker sore"

    • B. 

      Herpes Simplex I Cold sores

    • C. 

      Koplik's Spots

  • 17. 
    Upon assessment of a child the nurse notes small blue-white spots with irregular red halo scattered over mucosa opposite the molars.  The child has not been immunized and the nurse suspects they may be associated as an early sign of measles.  Which of the following is described?
    • A. 

      Leukoplakia

    • B. 

      Aphthous Ulcers

    • C. 

      Koplik's Spots

  • 18. 
    Upon assessment of a 55 yr old male, who is a heavy smoker and drinker, the nurse observes a chalky, white, thick, raised patch with will- defined borders on the lateral edges of his tongue.  The lesion is firmly attached and will not scrape off.  Which of the following precancerous conditions is described?
    • A. 

      Monilial Infection

    • B. 

      Leukoplakia

    • C. 

      Leukoedema

  • 19. 
    A congenital defect  known as "tongue tie" occurs with a short linguinal frenulum, which fixes the tip of the tongue to the floor of the mouth.  Which of the following mouth abnormals affects the mobility of the tongue and can cause speech defects?
    • A. 

      Migratory Glossitis

    • B. 

      Ankyloglossia

    • C. 

      Aphthous

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