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You can view two sample exams below on Medicinal Herbs and Introduction to Psychology.
 

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MEDICINAL HERBS

BHT227

EXAMINATION

SAMPLE ONLY

INSTRUCTIONS:

You have 5 minutes to read this paper prior to commencing writing, after which you have

1 hour and 30 minutes to answer all questions.

The exam is designed to test

- what you know and can recall at the present time;

- how you might apply what you learnt through the course;

- how well you can complete all questions within the time allowed.

On completion of the exam, the completed paper and question sheet is to be given to your adjudicator (ie. supervisor) to be sent by him/her to:

A.C.S.

P.O. Box 2092

Nerang MDC, Queensland,

Australia, 4211

Fax: (+61) 7 5562 1099

If needed, you should supply your supervisor with the cost of the postage.

Note: 80% of your marks will be awarded according to basic correctness; the remaining 20% is awarded for exceptional effort. 50% is a pass. In the case of borderline results, your performance in assignments will be considered.

The space provided will give you a guide as to how much you may be expected to write for each answer, but if you need more space please use a separate sheet.

Answer each of the following questions in the space provided. If needed, attach extra sheets of paper

NOTE: THIS IS A SAMPLE EXAM. QUESTIONS IN THE REAL EXAM MAY BE SIGNIFICANTLY DIFFERENT.


QUESTION 1.

A. Select any four of the following terms and state what herbs described as such would do?

Alternatives, Demulcents, Anthelmintics, Astrigents, Bitter Tonics, Carminatives, Cathartics, Expectorants, Nervines.

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b. Select any four of the following groups and name one herb that fits with that group?

Alternatives, Demulcents, Anthelmintics, Astrigents, Bitter Tonics, Carminatives, Cathartics, Expectorants, Nervines.

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c. What is the difference between a Herb and Spice?

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d. What are alkaloids and where do you find them?

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e. Give genus and species of two commonly grown poisonous plants which you would advise people to remove from home gardens. Which parts of these plants are poisonous?

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g. What herbs can be used for each of the following purposes, and how would you take each?

(i) To give relief from congestion

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(ii) To relieve a headache

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(iii) For a relaxing bath to soothe sore muscles.

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QUESTION 2.

Explain how to make either a herbal oil or herbal tea (using any herbs you wish). Explain both how to make it and for what purpose it would be used for.

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QUESTION 3.

Choose a medicinal herb which you are very familiar with not mentioned earlier in any other question. Write a 1 page essay, explaining how this herb can be used medicinally, and how it can be grown successfully in your area

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QUESTION 4.

Select and explain or define any 3 of the following:

Saponins

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Phenolglycosides

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Anthraglycosides

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Flavonoids

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Polysaccharides

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Glycosides

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Coumarin

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Purines

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QUESTION 5.

List five dangerous herbs that are still used in herbal medicine, and explain how and why they are dangerous.

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QUESTION 6.

Various plant parts are used to make herbal preparations. Outline the correct procedure for harvesting different plant parts (eg: leaves, flowers, bark, bulbs, seeds, etc) for use in herbal products.

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Student Name: ........................................................................

Address: .................................................................................

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INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY

PRACTISE EXAMINATION PAPER

SAMPLE ONLY

INSTRUCTIONS:

You have 5 minutes to read this paper prior to commencing writing, after which you have

1 hour and 30 minutes to answer all questions.

The exam is designed to test

- what you know and can recall at the present time;

- how you might apply what you learnt through the course;

- how well you can complete all questions within the time allowed.

On completion of the exam, the completed paper and question sheet is to be given to your adjudicator (ie. supervisor) to be sent by him/her to:

A.C.S.

P.O. Box 2092

Nerang MDC, Queensland,

Australia, 4211

Fax: (+61) 7 5562 1099

If needed, you should supply your supervisor with the cost of the postage.

Note: 80% of your marks will be awarded according to basic correctness; the remaining 20% is awarded for exceptional effort. 50% is a pass. In the case of borderline results, your performance in assignments will be considered.

The space provided will give you a guide as to how much you may be expected to write for each answer, but if you need more space please use a separate sheet.

Answer each of the following questions in the space provided. If needed, attach extra sheets of paper

NOTE: THIS IS A SAMPLE EXAM. QUESTIONS IN THE REAL EXAM MAY BE SIGNIFICANTLY DIFFERENT.


QUESTION 1.

Define any 4 of the following terms:

*Ambivalence *Apathy *Behaviour *Catalyst

*Cognition *Empirical *Fixation *Homeostasis

*Obsession *Perception *Performance *Psychosomatic

*Socialisation *Stereotype *Temperament *Trait.

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QUESTION 2

Explain in a summary, risks involved in applying psychology in two different specified situations.

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QUESTION 3

a/ Describe how the nervous system functions to transmit messages throughout the body.

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b/ Explain in a summary, how the disfunctioning of different parts of the a/ Compare the function of the left and right hemispheres of the brain.

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c/ Explain an example of behaviour affected by modelling, observed by the learner.

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QUESTION 4:

Explain an example of behaviour affected by modelling, observed by the learner.

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QUESTION 5:

Distinguish between consciousness and perception, in the attitude of an observed individual.

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QUESTION 6:

Explain through a summary, the four main stages of development including:

-sensorimotor -pre-operational

-concrete operational -formal operational.

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QUESTION 7:

Explain two examples of conditioning, observed by the learner.

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QUESTION 8:

Explain through examples, any 3 of the following different defence mechanisms:

-repression -displacement -rationalisation -projection

-denial -evaluation -sublimation -reaction/formation

-intellectualisation.

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