Point Combinations Quiz 4

23 Questions | Total Attempts: 69

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Point Combination Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz attempts to address Same Name (Hand-Foot, Energy Level) paired channels and points. Of course, the possible paired points is by no means exhaustive; and, they are subject to interpretation (that is, there are other ways to apply these point pairs).


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following energy levels is best represented by the following statement:"the steam radiating off the top has the outwardly-moving nature that characterizes ___."Also, this level regulates COLD.
    • A. 

      Taiyin

    • B. 

      Taiyang

    • C. 

      Shaoyang

    • D. 

      Yangming

  • 2. 
    Which of the following energy levels is best represented by the following statement:"the ability of the bamboo lid to regulate and maintain a slow release of steam is likened to ___."Also, this level regulates SUMMERHEAT.
    • A. 

      Jueyin

    • B. 

      Taiyang

    • C. 

      Shaoyang

    • D. 

      Yangming

  • 3. 
    Which of the following energy levels is best represented by the following statement:"the warm, transforming steam and the dumplings themselves within the steamer are likened to the ___."  It is this level "that holds and warms while closing inward to interact with the yin levels below."Also, this level regulates DRYNESS.
    • A. 

      Shaoyin

    • B. 

      Taiyang

    • C. 

      Shaoyang

    • D. 

      Yangming

  • 4. 
    Which of the following energy levels is best represented by the following statement:"opens outward not to the world at large, but to the 'outside of the inside.'"  This level can be "likened to the steam coming up off the boiling water."Also, this level regulates DAMPNESS.
    • A. 

      Taiyin

    • B. 

      Shaoyin

    • C. 

      Jueyin

    • D. 

      Yangming

  • 5. 
    Which of the following energy levels is best represented by the following statement:"is analogous to the upward-moving bubbles within the pot that serve as a pivot between solid yin substance of the heating pot itself and the outward opening above."Also, this level regulates FIRE.
    • A. 

      Taiyin

    • B. 

      Shaoyin

    • C. 

      Yangming

    • D. 

      Jueyin

  • 6. 
    Which of the following energy levels is best represented by the following statement:"is where yin becomes firm and begins to revert to yang.  Here it is the solid iron pot that holds yin together while also being the place from which the transformation begins from yin to the yang of radiating heat."Also, this level regulates WIND.
    • A. 

      Taiyin

    • B. 

      Shaoyin

    • C. 

      Jueyin

    • D. 

      Taiyang

  • 7. 
    According to Wang Ju-Yi, the Taiyin level works on the nutrition and waste removal of the body at the CELLULAR level. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    According to Wang Ju-Yi, Taiyin pairings like Lung 5 - Sp 9 can be used to treat a wide variety of skin disorders, especially when there is a failure of cellular nutrition and waste removal leading to the skin disorder.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    A patient suffers from fatigue, heaviness, edema (especially in the legs, but also superficially in the face), SOB, diarrhea, and coughing/wheezing with clear profuse sputum.  Which of the following choices is BEST for her?
    • A. 

      Lung 9 - Spleen 3

    • B. 

      Lung 5 - Spleen 9

    • C. 

      Lung 5 - LI 11

    • D. 

      Spleen 9 - Stomach 34

  • 10. 
    A patient suffers from fatigue, low appetite, somewhat loose stools, and easy bruising.  On occasion, he also notices that he loses his breath (especially after walking a certain distance).  He also sweats quite easily.Which of the following is the BEST point pair for him?
    • A. 

      Spleen 3 - Lung 9

    • B. 

      Spleen 3 - Lung 5

    • C. 

      Spleen 9 - Lung 5

    • D. 

      Spleen 3 - Stomach 42

  • 11. 
    Whereas the paired channels in Taiyin work synergistically together (that is, they both work towards the same function), the paired channels in Shaoyin have a dynamic tension, and at best, balance each other.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    A patient recently suffered from a stroke (on the left side of his brain), and is having great difficulty articulating himself.  He is also having a hard time sleeping at night, and (from facial expressions) seems extremely anxious and restless.Which of the following point combos is best for him?
    • A. 

      Heart 6 - Kidney 7

    • B. 

      Heart 5 - Kidney 6

    • C. 

      Heart 5 - Kidney 4

    • D. 

      Heart 6 - Kidney 6

  • 13. 
    A patient suffers from insomnia, night sweats, malar flush, extreme anxiety and palpitations.  She has also noticed hearing problems due to a high pitched tinnitus.Which of the following point combos is best for her?
    • A. 

      Heart 5 - Kidney 6

    • B. 

      Heart 5 - Kidney 4

    • C. 

      Heart 6 - Kidney 7

    • D. 

      Heart 7 - Kidney 7

  • 14. 
    Which of the following point combos can be used to treat instances of Heart-Kidneys Not Communicating (example: ADHD) in the absence of Yin Deficiency or overt Heat symptoms?  (i.e. anxiety, palpitations, without rapid pulse, red tongue tip, etc.).
    • A. 

      Heart 5 - Kidney 6

    • B. 

      Heart 6 - Kidney 6

    • C. 

      Heart 6 - Kidney 7

    • D. 

      Heart 7 - Kidney 7

  • 15. 
    JUEYIN accomplishes functions of calming the spirit and addressing wind through the primary function of storing and regulating blood.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Which of the following point combos can be used to treat irregular menses associated with qi stagnation, including symptoms like a general lack of motivation, IN THE ABSENCE OF HEAT SYMPTOMS?
    • A. 

      Liver 3 - Pericardium 8

    • B. 

      Liver 2 - Pericardium 7

    • C. 

      Liver 5 - Pericardium 6

    • D. 

      Liver 3 - Pericardium 3

  • 17. 
    Which of the following point combos is best for treating irregular menses, insomnia, vascular headaches, and menopause, all associated with symptoms of irritability and restlessness?
    • A. 

      Liver 3 - Pericardium 3

    • B. 

      Liver 2 - Pericardium 7

    • C. 

      Liver 5 - Pericardium 6

    • D. 

      Liver 4 - Pericardium 7

  • 18. 
    Which of the following point combos can be used for EITHER chronic or acute lumbar pain?  It is also used for numbness in the extremities, hysterical paralysis, epilepsy, motor skill problems.
    • A. 

      UB 64 - SI 4

    • B. 

      UB 63 - SI 5

    • C. 

      SI 3 - UB 62

    • D. 

      UB 62 - SI 3

  • 19. 
    Which of the following point combos is best to treat acute pain along Taiyang pathway (whether low back of neck)?
    • A. 

      SI 3 - UB 62

    • B. 

      SI 5 - UB 63

    • C. 

      SI 4 - UB 64

    • D. 

      SI 9 - UB 60

  • 20. 
    Which of the following point combos is best to treat chronic pain along Taiyang pathway?
    • A. 

      SI 3 - UB 62

    • B. 

      SI 5 - UB 63

    • C. 

      SI 4 - UB 64

    • D. 

      SI 10 - UB 40

  • 21. 
    Which of the following point combos is best at addressing Liver/GB Fire with symptoms like vomiting, headaches, red eyes, nasal congestion, ear ringing and tooth pain?
    • A. 

      SJ 5 - GB 41

    • B. 

      SJ 6 - GB 34

    • C. 

      Liver 5 - Pericardium 7

    • D. 

      SJ 5 - Pericardium 6

  • 22. 
    Which of the following point combos is effective for moving Shaoyang stagnation, in the absence of overt heat symptoms?  This combo treats constipation, abdominal distention, intercostal pain, sciatic nerve pain, and shingles.
    • A. 

      SJ 5 - GB 41

    • B. 

      SJ 6 - GB 34

    • C. 

      SJ 4 - GB 40

    • D. 

      SJ 3 - GB 42

  • 23. 
    Which of the following point combos addresses FIre Toxin in Yangming, leading to symptoms like toothache, hemorrhoids, or sleep disorders?
    • A. 

      Stomach 36 - LI 11

    • B. 

      Stomach 36 - LI 10

    • C. 

      Stomach 45 - LI 1

    • D. 

      Stomach 43 - LI 4