Quiz 5


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 5 (August 2006)



Globus sensation refers to a sensation of a lump in the throat

 True   False
2. Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) treatment is an acceptable treatment option for severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)
 True   False
3. Patients with OSA generally dream less than patients without OSA
 True   False

Syringing the ears help in patients with external ear infections by flushing pus out of the ear canal

 True   False
5. Bell’s palsy (facial weakness) is associated with a poor prognosis for recovery
 True   False
6. The best way of keeping the external ear canal clean is digging with customized cotton buds
 True   False
7. All patients who develop a significant hearing loss in one ear over one day must have a hearing test immediately
 True   False
8. The majority of patients are born with a straight nasal septum
 True   False
9. Congenital hearing loss (hearing loss present at birth) is more common than Down’s Syndrome
 True   False
10. Gastric problems (eg. Gastritis, reflux disease) are a common cause of chronic cough
 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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