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Question 1: What can help to differentiate between the normal septal q wave and a pathologic Q wave?

A. The width
B. The height
C. Both width and height
D. The QRS axis
E. The specific ECG leads involved

Question 2: In an acute ST segment elevation MI (STEMI) which ECG finding is usually the first to appear?

A. Q wave
B. Hyperacute T wave
C. increases in both amplitude and duration
D. shows terminal P negativity in lead I
E. all of the above

Question 3: What is the correct diagnosis of this ECG?

What is the correct diagnosis of this ECG?
A. Anterolateral MI
B. High lateral MI
C. True posterior MI
D. Inferolateral MI
E. Inferior MI

Question 4: What is the correct diagnosis of this ECG?

What is the correct diagnosis of this ECG?
A. Anteroseptal MI
B. Anterior MI
C. Posterior MI
D. Posterolateral MI
E. Right ventricular MI

Question 5: What is the correct diagnosis of this ECG?

What is the correct diagnosis of this ECG?
A. True posterior MI
B. Extensive Anterior/Anterolateral MI
C. Inferoposterior MI
D. Posterolateral MI
E. Posterolateral MI + LBBB

Question 6: What is the correct diagnosis of this ECG?

What is the correct diagnosis of this ECG?
A. Inferior MI
B. Posterior MI
C. Inferoposterior MI
D. Anterior MI
E. Non-Q wave MI

Question 7: What is the correct diagnosis of this ECG?

What is the correct diagnosis of this ECG?
A. High lateral wall MI
B. Inferior MI
C. Inferior MI + RBBB
D. Anterolateral MI
E. True posterior MI

Question 8: What is the correct diagnosis of this ECG?

What is the correct diagnosis of this ECG?
A. Inferior MI with RBBB
B. Posterior MI with LBBB
C. Inferoposterior MI
D. Inferoposterior MI with RBBB
E. None of the above

Question 9: What is the correct diagnosis of this ECG?

What is the correct diagnosis of this ECG?
A. Non-Q wave MI
B. Acute anterior MI
C. Old inferior MI
D. Anterolateral MI
E. Posterolateral MI

Question 10: What best describes this ECG tracing?

What best describes this ECG tracing?
A. Poor R wave progression
B. Diffuse non-specific ST-T wave changes
C. Hyperacute anteroseptal MI
D. Fully evolved anteroseptal MI
E. Left ventricular hypertrophy with strain