Quiz 3


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 3 (Feb 2006)



People with normal hearing should be able to hear a whisper from 6 feet.

 True   False
2. Ear disease causing dizziness usually results in violent spinning spells
 True   False
3. Morning headaches is a symptom of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)
 True   False
4. Allergic rhinitis cannot be cured, only controlled.
 True   False
5. All nasal polyps should be removed because they are potentially cancerous
 True   False
6. The function of the Eustachian Tube is to keep air out of the middle ear
 True   False
7. Reflux esophagitis is one of the causes of halitosis (bad breath)
 True   False
8. The tonsils have no important function in adults
 True   False
9. Vocal cord nodules resulting from voice overuse are potentially cancerous
 True   False
10. Laryngeal cancer (throat cancer) is the most common cancer in the ear
nose throat region
 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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