Point Combinations Quiz 3

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This quiz addresses issues brought up in Classes 3, specifically, Yin-Yang paired (internal/external, husband/wife) channels.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following are common methods of pairing points from Yin-Yang or husband/wife channels?
    • A. 

      Yuan Source - Luo Connecting

    • B. 

      Yuan Source - He Sea

    • C. 

      Same Point Class (i.e. Jing Well - Jing Well)

    • D. 

      Xi Cleft - Luo Connecting

  • 2. 
    Which of the following are examples of Yuan Source - Luo Connecting point pairings?
    • A. 

      Spleen 3 - Stomach 36

    • B. 

      LI 4 - Lung 7

    • C. 

      Liver 3 - GB 37

    • D. 

      Lung 9 - LI 6

    • E. 

      Kid 3 - UB 40

  • 3. 
    Which of the following are examples of Yuan Source - He Sea point pairings?
    • A. 

      Kid 3 - UB 58

    • B. 

      Lung 9 - LI 11

    • C. 

      Spleen 3 - Stomach 40

    • D. 

      Liver 3 - GB 34

  • 4. 
    Which of the following are examples of same point class pairings on internal/external related channels?
    • A. 

      LI 11 - Lung 5

    • B. 

      LI 1 - Lung 11

    • C. 

      Pc 6 - SJ 5

    • D. 

      Liver 5 - GB 37

  • 5. 
    Yin channels are usually better at tonifying, while Yang channels are usually better at moving and regulating.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    If there is a DEFICIENCY in a Yang channel (example, Stomach Qi Deficiency), then (by principle) you should tonify via points ON THE YANG CHANNEL.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    If there is an EXCESS in a Yin channel (example, Lung Phlegm Heat), then (by principle) you should regulate via points ON THE YANG CHANNEL.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    A patient has had a history of migraines and shortness of breath initiated and aggravated by stress.  He suffers from alternating bouts of constipation and diarrhea.  He also has noticed (recently) that his eyes are getting irritated and tearing up, especially when it is a windy day.  Tongue: normal; Pulse: wiry.Which point combination is best (i.e. by principles outlined in these two classes)?
    • A. 

      LI 4 - Liver 3

    • B. 

      Liver 2 - Liver 3

    • C. 

      Liver 3 - GB 41

    • D. 

      Liver 3 - GB 34

    • E. 

      Liver 3 - GB 37

  • 9. 
    A young patient comes in saying she thinks she is just on the verge of catching a cold.  Her nose is very itchy, and she sneezes frequently (producing clear profuse mucus).  Her nose is beginning to take on red coloration.  She is beginning to experience some chills, without any sweating.  She has also noticed that her throat is just beginning to feel itchy.  Tongue: normal; Pulse: superficial, floating.
    • A. 

      Lung 7 - LI 4

    • B. 

      Lung 9 - LI 4

    • C. 

      LI 6 - Lung 9

    • D. 

      LI 11 - LI 4

  • 10. 
    A 65 year old male patient whom you have been seeing for quite some time for his fatigue, impotence and urinary incontinence comes to clinic complaining of low back pain and stiffness.  He thinks it is related to waking up one morning after wetting the sheets; it was very cold and damp in his bed, and he thinks it affected his back.  Tongue: pale, white coat; Pulse: deep, slow, soft.
    • A. 

      Kidney 6, Lung 7

    • B. 

      Kidney 3, UB 58

    • C. 

      Kidney 3, Liver 3

    • D. 

      Kidney 3, Kidney 7

  • 11. 
    A 40 year old mother has been seeing you with complaints of fatigue, loose stools, low appetite, and "feeling scatterbrained" (she has four children).  She has recently noticed feelings of "muzziness" in the head, a "stuckness" in her throat, and a weight within her chest.  She has also noticed feeling somewhat nauseous at various points throughout the day.  Tongue: pale, thick white coat; Pulse: slippery, soft.
    • A. 

      Spleen 4 - Pericardium 6

    • B. 

      Spleen 3 - Spleen 6

    • C. 

      Spleen 3 - Stomach 40

    • D. 

      Spleen 9 - Stomach 36

  • 12. 
    A patient with a history of "Liver Stuff" (tinnitus, migraines, insomnia) has been feeling pain and stiffness in the hypochondriac region, along with increased breast tenderness, and stiffness along the tendons of the outside of her knees.
    • A. 

      Liver 3 - Lung 9

    • B. 

      Liver 4 - Kidney 6

    • C. 

      GB 34 - Liver 3

    • D. 

      Liver 3 - GB 37

  • 13. 
    Ron is a 35 year old patient.  He is a student at the acupuncture school, and he says that all of the rushed studying, poor eating habits, and poor sleeping habits, have all caught up to ruin his health.  He feels very tired (particularly after eating a lackluster meal at Mcdonald's), his body feels heavy, and his stools (somewhat reluctantly) are constipated.  He has also noticed some abdominal pain, and even some "wet burps" after he eats.
    • A. 

      Spleen 3 - Stomach 36

    • B. 

      Spleen 3 - Lung 9

    • C. 

      LI 11 - Stomach 36

    • D. 

      Spleen 4 - Pericardium 6