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Point Quizzes & Trivia

Compliation of quizzes 1-4 in the class of Point Indication, PTI-313


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  • 1. 
    Which of the following point catagories is indicated for "chills & fever" or diseases which invole a "change in voice" ?
    • A. 

      Jing-well

    • B. 

      Ying-spring

    • C. 

      Shu-stream

    • D. 

      Jing-river

  • 2. 
    Which of the following point catagories affect both partners in a pair of internal-external paired main channels?
    • A. 

      Luo-connecting

    • B. 

      Front-mu

    • C. 

      Xi-cleft

    • D. 

      Yuan-source

  • 3. 
    Which of the following point catagories is indicated for "sensations of heat in the body" and "changes in color" ?
    • A. 

      Jing-well

    • B. 

      Ying-spring

    • C. 

      Shu-stream

    • D. 

      Jing-river

  • 4. 
    What are Xi-Cleft points used to treat?
    • A. 

      Qi & Blood deficiency

    • B. 

      Feeling of heaviness or diseases that come & go

    • C. 

      Severe stagnation or acute symptoms

    • D. 

      Psychological problems

  • 5. 
    Lower-He-Sea points are used to treat?
    • A. 

      Zang Organs

    • B. 

      Fu Organs

    • C. 

      Upper Burner problems

    • D. 

      Issues with the hands & feet

  • 6. 
    The Jing-River points of Yang channel are also the _____ points
    • A. 

      Wood

    • B. 

      Fire

    • C. 

      Earth

    • D. 

      Metal

  • 7. 
    If symptoms involve all three yang chanells of the hand which point catagory would be best to use?
    • A. 

      Hui-meeting pts

    • B. 

      Exit-entry pts

    • C. 

      Group-luo pts

    • D. 

      Window of heaven pts

  • 8. 
    Indicated for disharmony between the Qi of the body & the head, with qi or blood rebelling upwards
    • A. 

      Exit-entry pts

    • B. 

      Hui-meeting pts

    • C. 

      Window of heaven pts

    • D. 

      Ghost points

  • 9. 
    Each of these points affects a certain type of tissue or substance throughout the body
    • A. 

      Hui-meeting pts

    • B. 

      Exit-entry pts

    • C. 

      Group-luo pts

    • D. 

      Ghost-points

  • 10. 
    Command point of the face & neck
    • A. 

      LU7

    • B. 

      LI4

    • C. 

      PC6

    • D. 

      LI20

  • 11. 
    Indicated for exterior-wind invasion, headache & stiffness of the nape of the neck, pain of the thumb, post-partum problems, urinary problems & edema
    • A. 

      GB20

    • B. 

      SJ5

    • C. 

      DU14

    • D. 

      LU7

  • 12. 
    Which point is the Lower-He-Sea of the Large Intestine?
    • A. 

      ST39

    • B. 

      ST38

    • C. 

      ST37

    • D. 

      UB37

  • 13. 
    Empirical point for frozen shoulder
    • A. 

      SP9

    • B. 

      LV1

    • C. 

      ST38

    • D. 

      LU3

  • 14. 
    Main local point for nose points
    • A. 

      ST44

    • B. 

      LI11

    • C. 

      DU23

    • D. 

      LI20

  • 15. 
    Empirical point for fetal malposition (breech baby)
    • A. 

      UB57

    • B. 

      UB58

    • C. 

      UB60

    • D. 

      UB67

  • 16. 
    Important point for low backpain & skin heat disorders
    • A. 

      UB25

    • B. 

      UB29

    • C. 

      UB40

    • D. 

      UB58

  • 17. 
    A principal distal point for eye disorders
    • A. 

      SP3

    • B. 

      GB37

    • C. 

      ST37

    • D. 

      KD3

  • 18. 
    One of the main indications of Jing-Well points is?
    • A. 

      Pain

    • B. 

      Asthma

    • C. 

      Loss of consciousness

    • D. 

      Diarrhea

  • 19. 
    A pt suffers from "acute, severe, painful stomach ache". Applying the theory of Specific Points, which group would considered the most effective for this disorder?
    • A. 

      Front mu

    • B. 

      Back shu

    • C. 

      Xi cleft

    • D. 

      Yuan source

  • 20. 
    Which is the classical indication for Shu-Stream points?
    • A. 

      Coughing & wheezing

    • B. 

      Fever

    • C. 

      Mental disorders

    • D. 

      Pain & heaviness of the body

  • 21. 
    Which of the following point combinations is usually indicated for stagnation of qi and/or blood, with associated symptoms of pain & emotional stress?
    • A. 

      LI4 + LV3

    • B. 

      SI3 + UB62

    • C. 

      SP4 + PC6

    • D. 

      LU7 + KD6

  • 22. 
    Indicated for exterior wind-cold or wind-heat, patterns of sweating, patterns of the face & sense organs
    • A. 

      LI20

    • B. 

      LI4

    • C. 

      ST36

    • D. 

      ST40

  • 23. 
    Most important point for phlegm
    • A. 

      LI20

    • B. 

      HT7

    • C. 

      SP6

    • D. 

      ST40

  • 24. 
    Especially indicated for stomach fire, toothache, nosebleed, skin problems
    • A. 

      ST38

    • B. 

      ST40

    • C. 

      ST44

    • D. 

      ST25

  • 25. 
    Extremly important point for Qi & Blood deficiency
    • A. 

      LI4

    • B. 

      SP9

    • C. 

      ST36

    • D. 

      SI3

  • 26. 
    Clears heat from the whole body, indicated for Excess Heat Patterns
    • A. 

      ST44

    • B. 

      ST37

    • C. 

      LU7

    • D. 

      LI11

  • 27. 
    Especially indicated for night sweating due to Heart Yin deficiency
    • A. 

      HT8

    • B. 

      HT7

    • C. 

      HT6

    • D. 

      HT5

  • 28. 
    Primary point to tonify Lung Qi and/or Yin
    • A. 

      LU1

    • B. 

      LU6

    • C. 

      LU9

    • D. 

      LU10

  • 29. 
    Important for blood disorders, especially blood stasis or heat; used for menstrual & skin issues
    • A. 

      SP10

    • B. 

      SP8

    • C. 

      HT8

    • D. 

      HT5

  • 30. 
    Most important point for any disorder involving dampness
    • A. 

      SP8

    • B. 

      SP9

    • C. 

      ST25

    • D. 

      LI11

  • 31. 
    Which of the following points is classically considered the most effective for treating mania & epilepsy?
    • A. 

      Thirteen Ghost pts

    • B. 

      Eight Influential pts

    • C. 

      Twelve Heavenly Star pts

    • D. 

      Window of Sky-Heaven pts

  • 32. 
    What functions would you select LU-6 for?
    • A. 

      Disperses and descends lung qi, stops bleeding

    • B. 

      Clears lung heat & resolves phlegm

    • C. 

      Tonifies lung qi & nourishes lung yin

    • D. 

      Releases the exterior wind & expels wind and regulates the Ren Mai

  • 33. 
    What functions would you select LU-7 for?
    • A. 

      Disperses and descends lung qi, stops bleeding

    • B. 

      Clears lung heat & resolves phlegm

    • C. 

      Tonifies lung qi & nourishes lung yin

    • D. 

      Releases the exterior wind & expels wind and regulates the Ren Mai

  • 34. 
    What functions would you select HT-6 for?
    • A. 

      Clear heart fire, calm spirit & regulate flow of HT qi and blood

    • B. 

      Nourish heart yin, clear deficiency fire, cool blood, calm spirit

    • C. 

      Tonify the heart, calm the spirit, clear HT heat

    • D. 

      Calm spirit, regulate HT qi, benefit the tongue and clear HT heat

  • 35. 
    What is the empirical point of the spleen channel to stop bleeding?
    • A. 

      SP9

    • B. 

      SP6

    • C. 

      SP4

    • D. 

      SP1

  • 36. 
    For which indicatins would you choose SP-15?
    • A. 

      Clear heat, activate the channel

    • B. 

      Constipation, abdominal pain, diarrhea, dysentery

    • C. 

      Dyspepsia, belching, acid reflux

    • D. 

      Pain & weakness of the entire body

  • 37. 
    Harmonizes the stomcah, fortifies the spleen, resolves dampness, tonifies Qi & nourishes blood and Yin, used for any ST or SP patterns and general Qi & Blood deficiency
    • A. 

      SP9

    • B. 

      SP4

    • C. 

      ST36

    • D. 

      ST40

  • 38. 
    Primarily indicated for retention of Cold in the Uterus & for GYN disorders due to KD Yang deficiency
    • A. 

      ST29

    • B. 

      Ren3

    • C. 

      KD10

    • D. 

      ST28

  • 39. 
    Primarily indicated for pain and limited or restricted ROM in theshoulder joint, also treats Wind-Heat skin rashes
    • A. 

      GB21

    • B. 

      LI15

    • C. 

      SI3

    • D. 

      ST39

  • 40. 
    Treats all heart deficiency patterns, especially with Shen disturbance
    • A. 

      HT8

    • B. 

      HT7

    • C. 

      HT6

    • D. 

      HT5

  • 41. 
    Confluent point of the Penetrating Vessel
    • A. 

      GB41

    • B. 

      SI3

    • C. 

      LU7

    • D. 

      SP4

  • 42. 
    Important point for low back pain & blood-heat skin disorders
    • A. 

      UB25

    • B. 

      UB29

    • C. 

      UB40

    • D. 

      UB58

  • 43. 
    Primarily treats KD Yin deficiency
    • A. 

      KD1

    • B. 

      KD6

    • C. 

      KD7

    • D. 

      KD9

  • 44. 
    Important point for spirit disorders due to phlegm in the heart
    • A. 

      PC5

    • B. 

      PC6

    • C. 

      PC7

    • D. 

      PC8

  • 45. 
    Empirical point for insufficient lactation
    • A. 

      SJ5

    • B. 

      UB67

    • C. 

      SI3

    • D. 

      SI1

  • 46. 
    Indicated for neck pain or disorders of the Governing Vessel
    • A. 

      SI6

    • B. 

      SJ17

    • C. 

      GB28

    • D. 

      SI3

  • 47. 
    Indicated for all kinds of deficiency, originally for disorders of lung consumption such as tuberculosis
    • A. 

      UB11

    • B. 

      UB17

    • C. 

      UB43

    • D. 

      UB57

  • 48. 
    Which of the following is best for deafness, tinnitus, TMJ, purulent auricular discharge, toothache?
    • A. 

      SI1

    • B. 

      SI6

    • C. 

      LI11

    • D. 

      SI19

  • 49. 
    Which is the back shu point of the kidneys?
    • A. 

      UB20

    • B. 

      UB23

    • C. 

      UB25

    • D. 

      UB28

  • 50. 
    Hui-meeting point for blood
    • A. 

      UB11

    • B. 

      UB17

    • C. 

      UB18

    • D. 

      UB21

  • 51. 
    Which of the following points is the best one for any kidney deficiency?
    • A. 

      KD7

    • B. 

      KD6

    • C. 

      KD3

    • D. 

      KD1

  • 52. 
    Treats pain & rigidity of the neck, acute lumbar sprain, epilepsy, mania-depression, and disorders of the Governing Vessel?
    • A. 

      UB1

    • B. 

      UB62

    • C. 

      SI3

    • D. 

      SI6

  • 53. 
    Indicated for blurring of vision, eye pain, acute pain in the shoulder, elbow, and arm
    • A. 

      GB37

    • B. 

      PC4

    • C. 

      SI6

    • D. 

      SI3

  • 54. 
    Confluent point of the Yang Qiao Vessel 
    • A. 

      SJ5

    • B. 

      KD6

    • C. 

      SP4

    • D. 

      UB62

  • 55. 
    Used for spleen qi or yang deficiency, with symptoms such as abdominal distension, diarrhea, profuse menstruation, edema, heavy limbs, prolapse, & backache
    • A. 

      UB17

    • B. 

      UB18

    • C. 

      UB20

    • D. 

      UB23

  • 56. 
    Used for all kidney patterns to include symptoms of impotence, enuresis, low back pain, weak knees, dizzines, tinnitus, deafness, edema, asthma, diarrhea or any kidney symptom
    • A. 

      UB17

    • B. 

      UB18

    • C. 

      UB20

    • D. 

      UB23

  • 57. 
    Meeting point of the Bladder, Small Intestine, Stomach, GallBladder, & San Jiao Channels with the Governing Vessel, Yin Motility, Yang Motility, and for eye problems
    • A. 

      UB1

    • B. 

      UB18

    • C. 

      UB20

    • D. 

      UB23

  • 58. 
    Descends excess fromthe head, calms the spirit, revives consciousness & rescues Yang
    • A. 

      SJ5

    • B. 

      KD2

    • C. 

      SP4

    • D. 

      KD1

  • 59. 
    Treats Qi stagnation in the chest, Shen disorders, and stomach rebellious qi
    • A. 

      SJ5

    • B. 

      KD3

    • C. 

      PC6

    • D. 

      LU1

  • 60. 
    Which of the following is best for disorders of the San Jiao Meridian?
    • A. 

      UB34

    • B. 

      UB39

    • C. 

      UB62

    • D. 

      UB67

  • 61. 
    Which of the following is the best for KD yang deficiency with edema, abdominal distention, diarrhea, borborygmus, impotence, seminal emission,  muscular atrophy of the leg?
    • A. 

      KD25

    • B. 

      KD7

    • C. 

      KD6

    • D. 

      KD1

  • 62. 
    Indicated for heat patterns, including any heat symptom, & exterior pathogenic factors, also important to treat sweating
    • A. 

      Ren4

    • B. 

      Ren12

    • C. 

      Du20

    • D. 

      Du14

  • 63. 
    Primarily used for qi stagnation or deficiency of the chest
    • A. 

      GB24

    • B. 

      Ren17

    • C. 

      LV14

    • D. 

      Du14

  • 64. 
    Treats genital itching, swelling & pain, and Qi stagnation, especially pulmstone qi
    • A. 

      LV5

    • B. 

      LV8

    • C. 

      GB43

    • D. 

      Ren17

  • 65. 
    Indicated for all qi deficiency or qi stagnation problems
    • A. 

      Du20

    • B. 

      LV3

    • C. 

      Ren6

    • D. 

      GB34

  • 66. 
    Treats KD deficiency, GYN problems, SP qi or yang deficiency, Dampness, and Cold in the lower abdomen
    • A. 

      Ren9

    • B. 

      ST25

    • C. 

      Ren4

    • D. 

      Du4

  • 67. 
    Treats all diseases of the head & sensory organs, especialy the eyes, and both External & Internal Wind
    • A. 

      GB20

    • B. 

      GB21

    • C. 

      LV3

    • D. 

      LV2

  • 68. 
    Treats pain of the leg, buttock, hip, sciatica, urticaria, eczema
    • A. 

      Ren3

    • B. 

      Du4

    • C. 

      GB29

    • D. 

      GB30

  • 69. 
    Primarily treats headache, breast distention, irregular menstruation, & leukorrhea
    • A. 

      LV1

    • B. 

      LV2

    • C. 

      GB41

    • D. 

      GB43

  • 70. 
    Major point for disorders of the sinews, GB patterns, & ShaoYang patterns
    • A. 

      GB30

    • B. 

      GB39

    • C. 

      GB24

    • D. 

      GB34

  • 71. 
    Often used to treat stroke & dementia in the elderly, Hui Meeting point for marrow
    • A. 

      GB34

    • B. 

      GB39

    • C. 

      UB11

    • D. 

      UB17

  • 72. 
    Indicated for stiffness of the neck & shoulders, difficult or prolonged labor, and breast pain or breast milk that does not flow
    • A. 

      Ren4

    • B. 

      SP6

    • C. 

      Ren22

    • D. 

      GB21

  • 73. 
    Indicated for Lower Body Wind including symptoms of Bi & Wei, sciatica, hemiplegia, numbness of the leg, itching of the whole body, & urticaria
    • A. 

      GB31

    • B. 

      GB29

    • C. 

      GB26

    • D. 

      GB34

  • 74. 
    Which of the following points would be most effective in treating frontal headache with nasal congestion & discharge?
    • A. 

      YinTang

    • B. 

      SiShenCong

    • C. 

      DingChuan

    • D. 

      TaiYang

  • 75. 
    Used for Shan disorder, swelling & pain of the genitals, painful urinary dysfunction, irregular menstruation, uterine bleeding, fright, mania-depression, loss of consciousness
    • A. 

      KD1

    • B. 

      ST38

    • C. 

      LV1

    • D. 

      SP1

  • 76. 
    Main point to supplement the Fire of Gate of Vitality (Ming Men)
    • A. 

      Du14

    • B. 

      Du4

    • C. 

      Du20

    • D. 

      KD1

  • 77. 
    Meeting point of the Governing Vessel with the six yang channels of the hand & foot; expels wind & clears heat
    • A. 

      DU1

    • B. 

      DU4

    • C. 

      DU24

    • D. 

      DU14

  • 78. 
    Which points would you use to treat disorders of the Liver & GallBladder?
    • A. 

      HuaTuoJiJi Level T4-T7

    • B. 

      HuaTuoJiJi Level T10-T12

    • C. 

      HuaTuoJiJi Level T7-T10

    • D. 

      HuaTuoJiJi Level L1-L2

  • 79. 
    Treats Yang Rising or Stirring of Wind, prolapse of the rectum or uterus, spirit disorders & obstruction of the nose
    • A. 

      Du24

    • B. 

      Du20

    • C. 

      Du14

    • D. 

      Du4

  • 80. 
    Indicated for diabetes
    • A. 

      YaoTangXue

    • B. 

      LanWeiXue

    • C. 

      DanNangXue

    • D. 

      WeiGuanxiaShu

  • 81. 
    Indicated for sores of the lower region, wind rash, itching of the skin
    • A. 

      YinTang

    • B. 

      AnMian

    • C. 

      BaiChongWo

    • D. 

      LanWeiXue

  • 82. 
    This is a common point combination for sinking qi
    • A. 

      ST36, SP6, REN6

    • B. 

      LR3, LR14, LI4

    • C. 

      DU20, ST36, REN6

    • D. 

      LR3, SP10, LI4

  • 83. 
    This is a common point combination used for Exterior Wind
    • A. 

      LI4, LU7, GB20, BL12

    • B. 

      DU16, GB20, DU20, GB31

    • C. 

      SP9, BL20, REN9

    • D. 

      LI11, DU14, SP9

  • 84. 
    This is a common point combination for Heart Phlegm
    • A. 

      SP9, ST40, LU5

    • B. 

      SP3, SP6, ST36, UB20

    • C. 

      SP3, SP6, ST36, UB15

    • D. 

      SP9, ST40, PC5

  • 85. 
    This is a common point combination for Spleen/Stomach rebellious qi 
    • A. 

      LR3, LR14, GB34

    • B. 

      PC6, ST36, REN12

    • C. 

      LR2, GB43, SJ6

    • D. 

      H7, BL15, SP6, BL17

  • 86. 
    This is a common point combination for Liver Qi Stagnation
    • A. 

      GB24, GB34, GB43

    • B. 

      LR13, LR14, SP6

    • C. 

      LR3, LR14, GB34

    • D. 

      ST25, ST37, LI11, SP9

  • 87. 
    This is a common point combination for Kidney Yin deficiency
    • A. 

      REN3, SP9, UB28

    • B. 

      SP4, PC6, UB28

    • C. 

      KD3, HT6, UB15

    • D. 

      KD3, KD6, UB23

  • 88. 
    This vessel primarily treats gynocological & reproductive problems, abdominal and chest symptoms as well as general yin conditions, and also controls the fetus
    • A. 

      Penetrating vessel

    • B. 

      Governing vessel

    • C. 

      Conception vessel

    • D. 

      Girdling vessel

  • 89. 
    This vessel regulates blood in the uterus and is used to treat gynecological and digestive problems as well as rebellious qi
    • A. 

      Governing Vessel

    • B. 

      Girdling vessel

    • C. 

      Conception vessel

    • D. 

      Penetrating vessel

  • 90. 
    TRUE or FALSE: The Yang Wei Mai treats problems similar to the Gallbladder Meridian 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 91. 
    TRUE or FALSE: The Yin and Yang Linking Vessels (Wei Mai) regulate the opening and closing of the eyes and muscle balance in the lower body. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 92. 
    TRUE or FALSE: if epilepsy occurs during the day only, you would use the point KD6 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 93. 
    TRUE or FALSE: Yin Wei Mai treats problems similar to the Pericardium Meridian.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 94. 
    What is the point combination to treat the Inner canthus, neck, ear, shoulder, upper back
    • A. 

      SP4 + PC6

    • B. 

      SI3 + UB62

    • C. 

      LU7 + KD6

    • D. 

      GB41 + SJ5

  • 95. 
    What is the point combination to treat issues of the Chest, diaphragm and throat
    • A. 

      LU7 + KD6

    • B. 

      SP4 + PC6

    • C. 

      GB41 + SJ5

    • D. 

      SI3 + UB62

  • 96. 
    This vessel regulates the ascending and descending of qi and treats pain in the lower abdomen and back and leukorrhea.
    • A. 

      Conception vessel

    • B. 

      Girdling vessel

    • C. 

      Yin Linking

    • D. 

      Yang linking

  • 97. 
    Primarily treats pain in the spine, back and neck, and neurological problems as well as general yang conditions. 
    • A. 

      Girdling vessel

    • B. 

      Penetrating vessel

    • C. 

      Conception Vessel

    • D. 

      Governing vessel

  • 98. 
    This is a common point combination for general qi stagnation
    • A. 

      LR3, LR14, LI4

    • B. 

      DU20, ST36, REN6

    • C. 

      LR3, SP10, LI4

  • 99. 
    This is a common point combination for blood stasis
    • A. 

      LI4, LU7, BL12

    • B. 

      LI4, LI11, DU14

    • C. 

      LR3, SP10, LI4

    • D. 

      ST36, SP6, REN6

  • 100. 
    Which points are the most important to clear heat?
    • A. 

      Du20, LI11

    • B. 

      LI4, DU20

    • C. 

      Du14, LI11

    • D. 

      LI4, LI11