Quiz 4


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 4 (April 2006)



Tonsils and adenoids consist of the same tissue

 True   False
2. Immunotherapy is a form of treatment in patients with sinusitis
 True   False
3. The ossicles (middle ear bones) are the smallest in the body
 True   False
4. A man weighing 70kg with a height of 1.75m is considered overweight.
 True   False
5. The best way to assess the size of the adenoids is to perform a fibreoptic nasopharyngoscopy
 True   False
6. Most thyroid gland lumps are benign (not cancerous)
 True   False
7. Most parotid gland lumps are malignant (cancerous)
 True   False
8. Bleeding is a risk in adenoidectomy
 True   False
9. The main symptom in Meniere’s disease is tinnitus (ringing in the ear)
 True   False
10. Nose bleeding in children is generally more severe than in the elderly
 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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