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EMT - Basic Anatomy

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Emergency Medical Technician AnatomyA testing quiz for basic anatomy.

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  • 1. 
    A patient who is supine is lying:
    • A. 

      Face up

    • B. 

      Face down

    • C. 

      On the left side

    • D. 

      On the right side

  • 2. 
    The term proximal is best described as:
    • A. 

      Closer to the joint or extremity

    • B. 

      Further away from a joint or extremity

    • C. 

      Closer to the midline of the body

    • D. 

      Farther away from the midline of the body

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Abdominal cavity

    • B. 

      Peritoneal space

    • C. 

      Retroperitoneal space

    • D. 

      Thoracic space

  • 4. 
    Plantar refers to the:
    • A. 

      Palm of the hand

    • B. 

      Sole of the foot

    • C. 

      Forehead

    • D. 

      Buttocks

  • 5. 
    The midclavicular line passes through the :
    • A. 

      Armpit

    • B. 

      Umbilicus

    • C. 

      Nipple

    • D. 

      Palm

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Capillaries

    • B. 

      Alveoli

    • C. 

      Bronchi

    • D. 

      Valves

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is not a valve in the heart?
    • A. 

      Aortic

    • B. 

      Pulmonic

    • C. 

      Tricuspid

    • D. 

      Ventral

  • 10. 
    The rings of the trachea consist of:
    • A. 

      Ligaments

    • B. 

      Bone

    • C. 

      Cartilage

    • D. 

      Muscle

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      SVxBP=CO

    • B. 

      SVxHR=CO

    • C. 

      HRxBP=CO

    • D. 

      HRxSVR=CO

  • 12. 
    The left lung has ____ lobe(s).
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Four

  • 13. 
    TThe _________ commonly call voice box, is the structure that contains the vocal cords and cconnects to the opening of the trachea.
    • A. 

      Nasopharynx

    • B. 

      Larynx

    • C. 

      Pharynx

    • D. 

      Oropharynx

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      Their back face up

    • B. 

      Their anterior body surface or "front"

    • C. 

      On their right side

    • D. 

      On their left side

  • 15. 
    __________ refers to the palm of the hand.
    • A. 

      Palmar

    • B. 

      Plantar

    • C. 

      Plane

    • D. 

      Lateral

  • 16. 
    The ________ artery is the major artery in the neck, and is the main supplier of blood to the head.
    • A. 

      Femoral

    • B. 

      Brachial

    • C. 

      Carotid

    • D. 

      Radial

  • 17. 
    The _________ artery located in the upper arm used to palpated to obtain a pulse in an infant, also serves as a pressure point to control bleeding in all ages from the arm.
    • A. 

      Radial

    • B. 

      Femoral

    • C. 

      Carotid

    • D. 

      Brachial

  • 18. 
    The _________ artery carries oxygen-poor blood from the heart to the lungs.
    • A. 

      Brachial

    • B. 

      Carotid

    • C. 

      Pulmonary

    • D. 

      Radial

  • 19. 
    • A. 

      Femur

    • B. 

      Tibia

    • C. 

      Fibula

    • D. 

      Radius

  • 20. 
    The musculoskeletal system is comprised of the bones and skeletal muscles of the body. Thissystem has three major functions:*To give the body shape*To protect internal organs*To provide the ability to moveTrue or False
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    The bone between the shoulder and the elbow in the upper arm is the _______.
    • A. 

      Ulna

    • B. 

      Radius

    • C. 

      Humerus

    • D. 

      Carpal

  • 22. 
    The cervical vertebrae consist of _______ vertebrae.
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      12

    • C. 

      7

    • D. 

      3

  • 23. 
    The skin consist of ____ layers, with the ________ layer being the deepest.
    • A. 

      2, dermis

    • B. 

      3, subcutaneous

    • C. 

      3, epidermis

    • D. 

      2, subcutaneous

  • 24. 
    • A. 

      Dermis

    • B. 

      Epidermis

    • C. 

      Subcutaneous

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 25. 
    The organ in the form of a sac on the underside of the liver that stores bile producted by the liver is the:
    • A. 

      Appendix

    • B. 

      Pancreas

    • C. 

      Colon

    • D. 

      Gallbladder

  • 26. 
    The term bilateral refers to:
    • A. 

      Both lungs.

    • B. 

      One side.

    • C. 

      Frontal skull.

    • D. 

      Both sides.