Final test

The test consists of 30 questions based on the topics covered during the lectures (seminars and cases). Here you can find a sample test questions from the previous final tests.


1. Indicate the correct statement about third-degree atrio-ventricular block:

  1. there is no need to implant the pacemaker without the clinical signs
  2. all patients are symptomatic and the first sign is syncope
  3. impulse generated in the SA node in the atrium does not propagate to the ventricle
  4. A,B,C
  5. A,B


Answer: C


2. The diagnosis of atrial fibrillation is confirmed by:

  1. interview (as symptoms of atrial fibrillation are very specific)
  2. physical examination (irregular heart rhythm on ausculation)
  3. laboratory findings (hypokalemia, hyperthyroidism)
  4. electrocardiogram (ECG)
  5. echocardiography


Answer: D


3. Indicate the recommended therapeutic regimen for a patient with congestive heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (NYHA III):

  1. aspirin, ACE inhibitor, nitrate, statin
  2. beta-blocker, werapamil, disopiramid
  3. ACE inhibitor, beta-blocker, spironolactone, furosemide
  4. diuretics, alfa-blocker, calcium antagonist, digoxin
  5. ACE inhibitor, eplerenon, amiodaron, werapamil


Answer: C


4. Which of the following group of drugs is contraindicated in acute heart failure?

  1. catecholamines
  2. beta-blockers
  3. loop diuretics
  4. nitrates
  5. morphine


Answer: B


5. What is the most common cause of chronic heart failure with reduced ejection fraction?

  1. drug-induced toxicity
  2. coronary artery disease
  3. diabetes mellitus
  4. valvular heart disease
  5. congenital heart disease


Answer: B


In order to pass the test, one must answer 60% (18/30) of the questions correctly.