CE Test Questions
Children Need Sunglasses

Exam Questions
1. The optical spectrum includes

    A. Infrared light
    B. Visible light
    C. Ultraviolet light
    D. All the above
2. At 8 years of age, the lens of the eye transmits approximately what percentage of UV rays to the retina?

    A. 78%
    B. 25%
    C. 75%
    D. 20%
3. Using an aspheric plus lens for higher powers will always produce

    A. An unacceptable interior nasal thickness
    B. An edge thickness greater than 1.3 mm
    C. A more attractive sunglass
    D. A thicker edge and a heavier lens
4. A good lens choice offering sun protection for children is

    A. Grey polycarbonate
    B. Polarized trivex
    C. Photochromic brown
    D. All the above
5. Which lens color is NOT recommended for children

    A. Grey-green
    B. Blue
    C. Brown 70%
    D. Melanin
6. Children are more susceptible to damage from the sun's rays because

    A. Their visual systems are not fully developed
    B. The lens of the eye is so clear
    C. Their iris is thinner
    D. The ciliary process is underdeveloped
7. The primary reason parents do not purchase sunwear for their children is because

    A. Of cost constraints
    B. Sunglasses are lost too frequently
    C. They don't understand the need
    D. All the above
8. Ultraviolet sunrays have been linked to

    A. Macular degeneration
    B. Retinal blastoma
    C. Nystagmus
    D. Strabismus
9. A lens material recommended for children is

    A. CR 39
    B. Trivex
    C. Polycarbonate
    D. B and C
10. The type(s) of light suggested to cause eye damage is

    A. UV and Blue
    B. IR and UV
    C. UVA and UVB
    D. All the above
11. To decrease risk of injury, all sunglass lenses for children should have

    A. Rolled edges
    B. Split bevels
    C. Minimal thickness exceeding the interior eyewire
    D. 3 mm center thickness
12. Risks of developing sun-related eye disease increase if you

    A. Are exposed after 6 months of age
    B. Live in North America
    C. Are exposed after 10 years of age
    D. Live in the mountains
13. The most important fitting consideration when selecting a sunlass frame for a child is

    A. Age of the child
    B. Frame color
    C. The child's bridge
    D. The lens color
14. The UVB light range is approximately

    A. 290 to 320 nm
    B. 200 to 290 nm
    C. 500 nm
15. Which statement is correct?

    A. 40% of ultraviolet light exposure occurs before age 18.
    B. At birth, almost all blue light reaches the retina
    C. Lenses that block some of the visible light enhance color perception
    D. Blue light does not damage the retina
16. Currently most intraocular lenses block

    A. Ultraviolet rays
    B. All blue light
    C. All IR
    D. Only visible light
17. The color of the sunglass frame is important to which age group?

    A. Infant/Toddler
    B. Preschool and School aged children
    C. Tweens
    D. All of the above
18. Tweens cosmetic concerns are

    A. Facial balance
    B. Browline placement
    C. Appearance of the nose
    D. All the above
19. Which statement is not true?

    A. Babies less than 6 months of age should avoid sun exposure
    B. Children who spend long periods playing in the snow should have sunglasses designed for the snow.
    C. From the age of 3 years on, the child's nose takes on greater cosmetic importance.
    D. A lower bridge will appear to shorten a longer nose.
20. The most effective method to promote the use of sunglasses for children is

    A. Advertising
    B. Word-of-mouth
    C. Doctor's advice
    D. Pamphlets

Evaluation Questions

21. In questions 21-24 please rate the effectiveness of how well each course met the stated learning objectives: Met the stated learning objectives?

    A. Excellent
    B. Very Good
    C. Good
    D. Fair
    E. Poor
22. Avoided commerical bias/influence?

    A. Excellent
    B. Very Good
    C. Good
    D. Fair
    E. Poor
23. How would you rate the overall quality of the material presented?

    A. Excellent
    B. Very Good
    C. Good
    D. Fair
    E. Poor
24. How were you directed to this course?




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