Self test

Self test questions about the nose

Please answer the following questions about the nose

You can assess a patients nasal patency by placing a wooden tongue depressor under their nose

True. False.

A pen torch is the best light source available

True. False.

It is a good idea to give the patient local anaesthetic intra-nasally before placing a nasoendoscope

True. False.

Significant nasal septum deviation can cause nasal obstruction

True. False.

When looking through the nasal cavity while using an otoscope you can see the inferior turbinate

True. False.

The upper part of the nose is mainly cartilage

True. False.

During nasoendoscopy it is impossible to see the adenoids

True. False.