Point Combinations Quiz 1

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Point Combinations Quiz 1

This is the first quiz for Point Combinations.   It is on the major point classes: how are point classes different from one another, and how they can be combined (on a single channel) for specific effects.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following DOES NOT characterize a Jing Well point?
    • A. 

      The flow at this point is relatively shallow and slow.

    • B. 

      Jing Well points are used for "fullness below the heart."

    • C. 

      In some cases, Jing Well points can be used to tonify deficiencies.

    • D. 

      Jing Well points are resuscitation points.

    • E. 

      Jing Well points are always bled for effect.

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Breech birth (with moxa).

    • B. 

      Insufficient lactation due to emotional excess.

    • C. 

      Spotting between periods.

    • D. 

      Sore throat.

    • E. 

      High fever.

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Asthma due to Kidney Deficiency.

    • B. 

      Pitting edema, especially on the sole of the foot.

    • C. 

      (Kidney) Yin Deficiency Heat (low-grade fevers, night sweats)

    • D. 

      Kidneys Failing to Grasp Qi.

  • 4. 
    Which Jing Well points are most well known for treating a sore throat?  (You may choose more than one).
    • A. 

      LI 1

    • B. 

      Sp 1

    • C. 

      Lu 11

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Both are used exclusively for EXCESS HEAT conditions.

    • B. 

      Both have a rapid, deep energy flow.

    • C. 

      On the Stomach channel, both Jing Well and Ying Spring points clear Excess Yangming Heat.

    • D. 

      Both have a flow that is shallow and slow RELATIVE to the other Shu Transport Points.

  • 6. 
    Which of the following are true of Ying Spring points?  (Check all that apply).
    • A. 

      For "fullness below the heart."

    • B. 

      For "diseases that cause a change in complexion."

    • C. 

      For clearing Heat due to deficiency.

    • D. 

      For fostering Yin-blood.

    • E. 

      For resuscitation.

  • 7. 
    Which of the following does Spleen 2 treat?
    • A. 

      Heat/Dryness in the Lower Jiao due to Yin Deficiency.

    • B. 

      Fluid Deficiency combined with an exterior condition; patient unable to sweat.

    • C. 

      Strong heat in Yangming channel and/or organ; Yin damaged.

    • D. 

      Deficiency of Lung Yin leading to sore throat.

    • E. 

      Liver Blood deficiency leading to heat.

  • 8. 
    Check all the statements that are true of Shu Stream Points.  (More than one is possible)
    • A. 

      Augments Qi and Warms Yang.

    • B. 

      Movement of Qi at Shu Stream points is "pouring."

    • C. 

      (On Yang Channels) Source Qi enters the channel in force here.

    • D. 

      Transforms Dampness and Phlegm.

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      One is used for Yin Deficiency Heat, while the other is used for Yang Deficiency Cold.

    • B. 

      One is a Yuan Source point, while the other is not.

    • C. 

      One is usually bled, while the other is needled (retained).

    • D. 

      One always treats fevers, while the other does not treat fevers at all.

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is the best description of the application of Spleen 3?
    • A. 

      Brings warmth to Shaoyang channel; for lateral low back/hip stiffness due to cold stasis.

    • B. 

      Tonifies Lung Qi/Yang, especially with dampness/phlegm.

    • C. 

      Heaviness throughout the body due to Dampness and Phlegm.

    • D. 

      Treats chronic deficiency/cold type low back pain by strengthening Kidney Yang Qi.

    • E. 

      Warms Taiyang Channel (for low back pain due to cold stasis).

  • 11. 
    Which of the following POINT COMBINATIONS of Shu Stream points would be best to address Low back pain due to Kidney Yang Qi Deficiency?
    • A. 

      SJ 3, GB 41

    • B. 

      Lung 9, Spleen 3

    • C. 

      Kidney 3, SI 3

    • D. 

      UB 65, Kidney 3

    • E. 

      Kidney 3, Liver 3

  • 12. 
    Which of the following POINT COMBINATIONS of Shu Stream points would be best to address Lung Qi/Yang Deficiency with Dampness/Phlegm?
    • A. 

      Kidney 3, Lung 9

    • B. 

      Lung 9, LI 3

    • C. 

      Spleen 3, Lung 9

    • D. 

      Lung 9, Stomach 43

    • E. 

      SI 3, UB 65

  • 13. 
    Which of the following are true for Jing River Points?  (CHECK ALL THAT APPLY)
    • A. 

      Main usage of Jing River Points is to provide MOVEMENT of qi.

    • B. 

      Commonly used (or at least described as such) for cases of wheezing, coughing, heat, cold (external pathogenic invasion).

    • C. 

      The Qi here is "moving," i.e. has a strong, constant flow.

    • D. 

      Jing River points are used to drain excesses and eliminate stagnation in the channel.

  • 14. 
    Which of the following Jing River points "benefits Kidney Yin by moving channel and organ qi"?  It also can address edema/sweating issues, through its ability to "Restore Flow."
    • A. 

      Pericardium 5

    • B. 

      Kidney 7

    • C. 

      UB 60

    • D. 

      SJ 3

    • E. 

      SI 5

  • 15. 
    Which of the following Jing River points "strongly clears excess from UB channel by moving downwards; especially the head"?
    • A. 

      Liver 4

    • B. 

      UB 60

    • C. 

      SJ 6

    • D. 

      SI 5

    • E. 

      Spleen 5

  • 16. 
    Which of the following Jing River points "shakes out the sinews of the Shaoyang channel for pain due to stasis" and is well-known for its ability to treat constipation?
    • A. 

      SJ 6

    • B. 

      Pericardium 5

    • C. 

      UB 60

    • D. 

      Liver 4

    • E. 

      Spleen 5

  • 17. 
    Which of the following are true of He Sea points?  CHECK ALL THAT APPLY (more than one answer is possible)
    • A. 

      Treats counterflow Qi.

    • B. 

      Flow of Qi is full, wide, and deep and ENTERS at sea points.

    • C. 

      Always has a deep, tonifying effect on the organ level.

    • D. 

      Can be used for urinary or bowel problems.

    • E. 

      Can be used for high blood pressure or skin problems.

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is the best application for Liver 8?
    • A. 

      Improves circulation to low back by stimulating proper movement of qi and blood through Taiyang.

    • B. 

      Used for difficult urination due to Damp Heat; also thought of as a Yin tonifying point.

    • C. 

      Creates harmonized Qi movement throughout body; Lung commands body's Qi.

    • D. 

      Fever, generalized Heat.

    • E. 

      Benefits Qi and Blood of whole body by optimizing movement of Yang aspect of digestion.

  • 19. 
    Which of the following He Sea points "benefits muscles and sinews by harmonizing movement of pivot; clears heat and qi stagnation?"
    • A. 

      Liver 8

    • B. 

      Stomach 36

    • C. 

      UB 40

    • D. 

      GB 34

    • E. 

      LI 11

  • 20. 
    Which of the following He Sea points "regulates transformation of Dampness and transports nutritive Qi."
    • A. 

      Stomach 36

    • B. 

      Lung 5

    • C. 

      Spleen 9

    • D. 

      Liver 8

    • E. 

      GB 34