CPC Exam Hardest Trivia Questions Quiz

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CPC Exam Hardest Trivia Questions Quiz

This quiz has what are seen as the CPC Exam Hardest Trivia Questions, and they are perfect for someone who wants to test their knowledge about some of the scenarios they may face when it comes to patients. Do you think you have what it takes to handle it? Take up this test and get to test out your understanding.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A 16-year-old Indigenous boy from the Torres Strait islands presented in an unconscious stage to a primary health facility. Past history from his mother revealed a gradual onset of fatigue and attacks of fainting. The boy died before the transport could be arranged. Biopsy from the tail of pancreas showed the following image. What is the most likely diagnosis?
    • A. 

      Acute haemorrhagic pancreatitis

    • B. 

      Diabetes Type II

    • C. 

      Diabetes Type I

    • D. 

      Congenital islet atrophy

    • E. 

      Normal pancreas

  • 2. 
    A 63-year-old patient died due to chronic diabetes and renal failure. He was not responding to several changes of oral antidiabetic drugs. His pancreatic biopsy showed the following image. Which description best describes the image?
    • A. 

      Lymphocytic infiltrates in islets

    • B. 

      Atrophy of the islets of pancreas

    • C. 

      Well differentiated adenoma of the islet

    • D. 

      Amyloid deposition in the islets

    • E. 

      AGE deposition in the basement area

  • 3. 
    The photograph shows chronic foot ulcer of a 42-year-old diabetic male. Most likely diagnosis is,
    • A. 

      Neuropathic ulcer

    • B. 

      Ischemic ulcer

    • C. 

      Amyotrophy

    • D. 

      Infected wound

    • E. 

      Venous ulcer.

  • 4. 
    A 56-year-old male with chronic diabetes and hypertension presented with gradually failing kidney function. Microscopic image from his kidney biopsy is shown below. What is the feature labeled A?
    • A. 

      Mesangial proliferation

    • B. 

      Inflammation

    • C. 

      Amyloid deposition

    • D. 

      AGE deposition

    • E. 

      Arteriolosclerosis

  • 5. 
    Referring to the previous image (shown again below), what is the feature labeled B?
    • A. 

      Mesangial proliferation

    • B. 

      Inflammation

    • C. 

      Amyloid deposition

    • D. 

      AGE deposition

    • E. 

      Arteriolosclerosis

  • 6. 
    A 60-year-old man with a long-standing history of poorly controlled diabetes and non-healing ulcers at the base of his foot dies in his sleep. Which of the following lesions is most likely to be found at autopsy?
    • A. 

      Sub-dural haemorrhage

    • B. 

      Pulmonary thromboembolism

    • C. 

      Perforated duodenal ulcer

    • D. 

      Coronary artery atherosclerosis

    • E. 

      Pancreatic duct obstruction

  • 7. 
    A 58-year-old female diabetic patient presents with slowly progressive renal failure. The following image is from her kidney biopsy and shows the appearance of a glomerulus. What is the most likely pathologic feature shown in the glomerulus?
    • A. 

      Pyolonephritis

    • B. 

      Renal papillary necrosis

    • C. 

      Kimmelstein Wilson lesion

    • D. 

      Renal artery atherosclerosis

    • E. 

      Insulitis

  • 8. 
    A 55-year-old male with a 30-year history of diabetes presents with diminishing bilateral vision. His record shows Haemoglobin A1c values between 7% and 10%. On examination, both eyes show cataract formation. Which of the following pathologic mechanisms most likely explains his diminishing vision?
    • A. 

      Retinal microaneurysms

    • B. 

      Nodular amyloid deposits

    • C. 

      Deposition of AGE protein

    • D. 

      Sorbitol accumulation

    • E. 

      Retinal detachment

  • 9. 
    A 30-year-old man is brought to the ER in a state of unconsciousness. He has tachycardia and tachypnoea. Blood pressure is 90/60mmHg. Laboratory studies show a high level of plasma insulin and a lack of c-peptide. His urine exam shows no blood, protein or glucose, only 4+ ketonuria. Which of the following conditions is likely to be responsible for this patient’s condition?
    • A. 

      Myocardial infarction

    • B. 

      Hypoglycemic coma

    • C. 

      Hyperosmolar coma

    • D. 

      Diabetic ketoacidosis

    • E. 

      Uremia due to renal failure

  • 10. 
    A 51-year-old female diabetic patient presents with fever and dysuria and a history of progressive oliguria and increasing serum creatinine levels. The below image shows the microscopic appearance of her kidney biopsy. What is the most likely diagnosis?
    • A. 

      Membranous glomerulonephritis

    • B. 

      Proliferative glomerulonephritis

    • C. 

      Nodular glomerulosclerosis

    • D. 

      Pyelonephritis

    • E. 

      Membranoprolierative glomerulonephritis

  • 11. 
    A 42-year-old Indigenous man presents with atypical chest pain that has been increasing in frequency over the last month. Your physical examination is unremarkable and there are no acute changes on his ECG. Of the following features from his history, which would make you more suspicious that the pain may be of ischaemic origin?
    • A. 

      Diabetes

    • B. 

      Increased serum HDL on recent blood tests

    • C. 

      Excessive alcohol consumption

    • D. 

      Smoking

    • E. 

      A history of rheumatic fever

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