Quiz 2 Sample Questions

 

1.         In regards to the coxal bones, which of the following is NOT TRUE?

 

            a.         The superior ramus of the pubic bone articulates with the isheum

            b.         The acetabulum is inferior to the alla

            c.         The inferior ramus of the pubic bone articulates with the ramus of the iliac

            d.         The sciatic notch is inferior to the ischial spine

            e.         C & D

 

2.         In regards to the cranial vault, which of the following is NOT TRUE?

 

a.         The petrous region of the temporal bone articulates with the sphenoid

b.         The sagittal suture intersects the lamboid and coronal sutures

c.         The ethmoid bone articulates with the maxilla within the eye orbit

d.         The greater wing of the sphenoid articulates with the frontal bone

e.         A & D

 

3.         In regard to the temporal bone, which of the following is TRUE?

 

a.         The two temporal bones connect to form the middle cranial fossa

b.         The anterior edge of the squamous region articulates with the zygomatic bone

c.         The external auditory meatus is inferior to the squamous region

d.         The styloid process articulates with the coronoid process of the mandible

e.         All but A are TRUE

 

4.         In regards to the bones of the face, which of the following is NOT TRUE?

 

a.         The palatine process of maxilla forms the posterior 1/3 of the hard palate

b.         The frontal process of the zygomatic bone forms the lateral edge of the eye orbit

c.         The coronoid process of the mandible is superior to the angle of the mandible

d.         The articulations of the nasal bone include the frontal bone and maxilla

e.         The articulations of the vomer include the sphenoid and maxilla

 

5.         Which of the following characteristics could be used to definitively distinguish thoracic from lumbar vertebra?

 

a.         Presence or absence of transverse foramen

b.         The number of superior articular facets

c.         Presence or absence of articular facets for ribs

d.         Presence or absence of vertebral foramen

e.         All but D

 

6.         In regards to ribs, which of the following is TRUE?

 

a.         Vertebral ribs do not articulate with posterior skeletal elements

b.         Ribs 1, 2 & 3 articulate with the manubrium

c.         The tuberosity of the rib is closer to the vertebral column than the to the sternum

d.         The cartilages of vertebrochondral ribs articulate with the cartilages of vertebrosternal ribs

e.         Some ribs articulate with more than a single transverse process

 

7.         In regards to the bones of the hand, which of the following is NOT TRUE?

 

            a.         The pisiform is more lateral than the triquetrum

            b.         The scaphoid is in the proximal row of carpals

            c.         The hamate articulates with the 5th metacarpal

            d.         The trapezium lies between the capitate and the trapezoid

            e.         B & D

 

8.         All of the following are characteristics of the femur EXCEPT:

 

            a.         The fovea capitis is more lateral than the lesser trochanter

            b.         Both the medial and lateral condyles can be seen from the posterior perspective

            c.         The linea aspera is on the posterior surface

            d.         The greater tubercle is found on the lateral side

            e.         A & D

 

9.         In regards to the lower appendage, which of the following is NOT TRUE?

 

a.         The distal end of the tibia forms the medial malleolus

            b.         The articulation between the fibula and tibia is on the lateral side of the tibia

            c.         The gluteal tuberosity is located on the posterior surface of the femur

            d.         The articulations of the navicular include the talus and fibula

            e.         The articulations of the cuboid include the calcaneous and 5th metatarsal

 

10.       In regards to the pectoral and pelvic girdles, which of the following is NOT TRUE?

 

            a.         The pectoral girdle includes bones of the axial and appendicular skeleton

            b.         The pelvic girdle transfers weight of the torso to the femurs

            c.         The pectoral girdle is closed anteriorly

            d.         The pelvic girdle provides a smaller range of motion than the pectoral girdle

            e.         B & D

 

11.       A cell that is in contact with the basement lamina may have which of the following characteristics?

 

            a.         Mitotically active

            b.         Desmosomes

            c.         Hard protein envelopes

            d.         Keratin fibers

            e.         A & B

 


Use the following table to answer Question 12.

 

I

Ethmoid

IV

Frontal

II

Sphenoid

V

Temporal

III

Maxilla

VI

Nasal

 

12.       The lacrimal bone articulates with all of the following bones EXCEPT:

 

            a.         I, II & VI

            b.         II, V & VI

            c.         I, IV & VI

            d.         II & V

            e.         V only

 

Use the following table to answer Question 13.

 

I

Hyoid : Cornu

IV

Humerus : Tuberosity

II

Vertebrae: Pedicle

V

Radius : Capitulum

III

Maxilla : Angle

VI

Sphenoid : Pterygoid

 

13.       Which of the following bones and regions listed above are NOT paired correctly?

 

            a.         I, IV & V

            b.         I, III, & IV

            c.         III, IV & V

            d.         III, V & VI

            e.         IV & V