I have included a short quiz for browsers to answer just for fun. This will test your knowledge on common Ear Nose Throat conditions. Answers are found at the bottom of the page and new questions will be updated in the first week of the even months of the year. Please feel free to email me if you would like an explanation of the answers. Enjoy yourselves!! (Answers can be found in the information pages).

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Quiz 1 (Oct 2005)



There are two ossicles in the middle ear

 True   False
2. The narrowest part of the nose if found at the front of the nasal cavity
 True   False
3. A lump found in the middle of the neck is less serious (with respect to cancer) than a lump found on either side of the neck
 True   False
4. In children peanuts are the most common foreign body found in the airway
 True   False
5. Pollen is the most common cause of nasal allergy in Singapore
 True   False
6. A cochlear implant is a must in habilitating all children with deafness
 True   False
7. Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) is the most common cause of inner ear dizziness.
 True   False
8. Nasopharyngeal Cancer (Nose cancer) most commonly presents with bleeding from the nose.
 True   False
9. The first line treatment for acute sinusitis is antibiotics.
 True   False
10. There are two kinds of ear wax, dry and wet types.
 True   False
Your result is:

Scoring System

10 – Are you a doctor?
8 to 9 – Very good. You must have read up.
5 to 7 – You can do better. Just guess a little better.
Less than 5 – Don’t feel bad. There is always the next

Dr Gerard Chee

MBBS (S'pore), FRCS (Edin), FRCS (Glasg) Fellow, Otology / Neurotology (Can)

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