HEENT & Dental Exam Practice Test

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HEENT & Dental Exam Practice Test

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  • 1. 
    The visible portion of the auditory system, made up of a cartilaginous framework also known as the pinna:
    • A. 

      Auditory Ossicles

    • B. 

      Earlobe

    • C. 

      Auricle

    • D. 

      Hordeolum

  • 2. 
    The coiled bony structure of the inner ear:
    • A. 

      Tympanic Membrane

    • B. 

      Cochlea

    • C. 

      Auricle

    • D. 

      Stapes

  • 3. 
    Inflammation of the auditory canal and surface of the tympanic membrane:
    • A. 

      Otitis Media

    • B. 

      Otitis Externa

    • C. 

      Perforated Tympanic Membrane

    • D. 

      Exudate

  • 4. 
    Produces a black light that causes certain substances to fluoresce. Used primarily to determine the presence of fungi on skin lesions:
    • A. 

      Black Light

    • B. 

      Fluorescence

    • C. 

      Woods Lamp

    • D. 

      Fungi Scope

  • 5. 
    The skull is composed of seven bones (two frontal, three parietal, one temporal and one occipital)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The facial muscles are innervated by which two two nerves: 
    • A. 

      Bigeminal (CN IIII), Frontal ( CN VII)

    • B. 

      Bigeminal (CN II), Frontal (CN VII)

    • C. 

      Trigeminal (CN V), Facial (CNVII)

    • D. 

      Trigeminal (CN VI), Facial (CN VII)

  • 7. 
    In which anatomical direction is the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) located in relation to the tragus of the ear:
    • A. 

      Posterior

    • B. 

      Anterior

    • C. 

      Inferior

    • D. 

      Superior

  • 8. 
    The external eye is composed of which of the following structures:
    • A. 

      Eyelid, Retina, Eye Muscles, Bony Orbit, Meibomian glands

    • B. 

      Eyelid, Conjunctiva, Lacrimal Gland, Eye Muscles, Bony Orbit

    • C. 

      Eyelid, Conjunctiva, Cornea, Lacrimal Gland, Eye Muscles, Choroid 

    • D. 

      Eyelid, Sclera, Iris, Lens, Retina, Eye Muscles

  • 9. 
    The major accessible artery of the face passing anterior to the ear is the: 
    • A. 

      Carotid

    • B. 

      Occipital

    • C. 

      Temporal

    • D. 

      Maxillary

  • 10. 
    The dense, avascular structure that appears anteriorly as the white of the eye: 
    • A. 

      Cornea

    • B. 

      Lens

    • C. 

      Sclera

    • D. 

      Retina

  • 11. 
    The sensory network of the eye. It transforms light impulses into electrical impulses:
    • A. 

      Ciliary Body

    • B. 

      Retina

    • C. 

      Sclera

    • D. 

      Cornea

  • 12. 
    Which is the correct order in which sound vibrations travel through the ossicles:
    • A. 

      Incus, Stapes, Malleus

    • B. 

      Stapes, Incus, Malleus

    • C. 

      Malleus, Incus, Stapes

    • D. 

      Malles, Stapes, Incus

  • 13. 
    The structures of the inner ear are comprised of: 
    • A. 

      Auricle, Cochlea, Auditory Nerve

    • B. 

      Cochlea, Malleus, Incus

    • C. 

      Semicircular Canals, Auditory, Nerve, Auricle

    • D. 

      Cochlea, Semicircular Canals, Auditory Nerve

  • 14. 
    The medial wall of each nasal cavity is formed by the: 
    • A. 

      Nasal Mucosa

    • B. 

      Nasal Cartilage

    • C. 

      Nasal Bone

    • D. 

      Nasal Septum

  • 15. 
    The principal functions of the nasal cavities include:
    • A. 

      Cleansing, Immune, Humidification 

    • B. 

      Cleansing, Humidification, Ventilation

    • C. 

      Cleansing, Humidification, Temperature Control

    • D. 

      Cleansing, Ventilation, Temperature Control

  • 16. 
    Which two sinuses are readily accessible to clinical examination: 
    • A. 

      Frontal, Maxillary

    • B. 

      Frontal, Sphenoid

    • C. 

      Maxillary, Ethmoid

    • D. 

      Maxillary, Sphenoid

  • 17. 
    Throbbing, pounding and boring would be under which category of a headache in a history of present illness (HPI):
    • A. 

      Associated Symptoms

    • B. 

      Location

    • C. 

      Character

    • D. 

      Duration

  • 18. 
    Coarse hair is an abnormality associated with what condition:
    • A. 

      Hyperthyroidism

    • B. 

      Hypothyroidism 

    • C. 

      Dandruff

    • D. 

      Dry Scalp

  • 19. 
    When testing visual acuity what is the typical eye chart used as well as the appropriate distance:
    • A. 

      Jaegar chart, 20 ft

    • B. 

      Lea Test, 10 ft

    • C. 

      Snellen Eye Chart, 20 ft

    • D. 

      Snellen Eye Chart, 15 ft

  • 20. 
    Large pupils are characterized by a value of: 
    • A. 

      >3mm

    • B. 

      >4mm

    • C. 

      >5mm

    • D. 

      >6mm

  • 21. 
    Small pupils are characterized by a value of: 
    • A. 

      <2mm

    • B. 

      <3mm

    • C. 

      <4mm

    • D. 

      <5mm

  • 22. 
    Fine rhythmic oscillation of the eyes is called:
    • A. 

      Nystagmus

    • B. 

      Conjugate movements

    • C. 

      Extraocular movements

    • D. 

      Myopia

  • 23. 
    The device used to examine the posterior structure of the retina is called:
    • A. 

      Otoscope

    • B. 

      Opthalmoscope

    • C. 

      Hordeolum

    • D. 

      Retinascope

  • 24. 
    When inspecting the pharynx, the rise of the soft palate is a test for the: 
    • A. 

      Lymph Nodes

    • B. 

      Cranial Nerve

    • C. 

      Vagal Nerve

    • D. 

      Tonsils

  • 25. 
    The lymph nodes characterized by location at the angle of the mandible:
    • A. 

      Submandibular

    • B. 

      Tonsillar

    • C. 

      Submental

    • D. 

      Occipital