Abdomen

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Abdomen Quizzes & Trivia

Review quiz based on Abdomen lectures 1, 2 & 3


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is not true about the abdominal cavity
    • A. 

      Continuous inferiorly with the pelvic cavity

    • B. 

      Lined with peritoneum

    • C. 

      Enclosed by diaphragm at 4th intercostal space

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    Which of the following regions would be located inferior to the Right lumbar region
    • A. 

      Right hypochondriac

    • B. 

      Left iliac

    • C. 

      Hypogastric

    • D. 

      Right iliac

  • 3. 
    Which is true about the external oblique
    • A. 

      Intermediate muscle

    • B. 

      Fibers run inferolaterally

    • C. 

      Inferior margin forms inguinal ligament

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    The innermost muscle of the abdominal wall is the
    • A. 

      Internal oblique

    • B. 

      External oblique

    • C. 

      Rectus abdominus

    • D. 

      Transverse abdominal

  • 5. 
    Which muscle is not involved in the formation of the linea alba
    • A. 

      Pyramidalis

    • B. 

      Internal oblique

    • C. 

      External obligue

    • D. 

      Transverse abdominal

  • 6. 
    Which of the following would be expected after injury to the abdominal wall
    • A. 

      Increased protection of abdominal viscera

    • B. 

      Increased difficulty during defecation and micturition

    • C. 

      Increased flexion of the trunk

    • D. 

      Increased control of abdominal pressure

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    Which of the following are found on the internal surface of the abdominal wall
    • A. 

      Extraperitoneal fat

    • B. 

      Transversalis fascia

    • C. 

      Parietal peritoneum

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Which of the following should not be cut because they cover the inferior epigastric vessels
    • A. 

      Median umbilical folds

    • B. 

      Lateral umbilical folds

    • C. 

      Median umbilical fold

    • D. 

      Inguinal ligament

  • 9. 
    Remnants of vessels supplying the fetus may be found in the
    • A. 

      Inguinal canal

    • B. 

      Scrotom

    • C. 

      Pelvic cavity

    • D. 

      Peritoneal folds

  • 10. 
    The inguinal area is  important because it
    • A. 

      Is injured mostly in females (86 %)

    • B. 

      Is clinically important because it is a site of herniation

    • C. 

      Prevents structures from entering/exiting the abdominal cavity

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    Which of the following branches of the inguinal ligament attach to the pubic tubercle
    • A. 

      Lacunar ligament

    • B. 

      Pectineal ligament of cooper

    • C. 

      Reflected inguinal ligament

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    The inguinal canal is
    • A. 

      Occupied by the testies and ovaries

    • B. 

      Superior to inguinal ligament

    • C. 

      Superficial ring is lateral to inferior epigastric vessels

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    Patient presents with rupture of the conjoint tendon, which of the following is likely
    • A. 

      Damage to tunica albuginea

    • B. 

      Damage in connection of viscera to abdominal wall

    • C. 

      Damage to posterior wall of inguinal canal

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    The spermatic cord
    • A. 

      Begins at superficial ring and ends at deep inguinal ring

    • B. 

      Covered by dartos fascia

    • C. 

      Contains ductus deferens, testicular artery, and pampiniform venous plexus

    • D. 

      Attaches to anterior testes

  • 15. 
    The dartos fascia
    • A. 

      Covers the spermatic cord

    • B. 

      Prevents heat loss from scrotum

    • C. 

      Connects abdominal wall muscles

    • D. 

      None of the abvoe

  • 16. 
    Sperm forms in the
    • A. 

      Tunica albuginea

    • B. 

      Linea alba

    • C. 

      Tunica vaginalis

    • D. 

      Seminiferous tubules

  • 17. 
    The closed peritoneal sac surrounding the testes is
    • A. 

      Tunica albuginea

    • B. 

      Tunica vaginalis

    • C. 

      Seminiferous tubules

  • 18. 
    The testicular artery runs retroperitoneally and enters the spermatic cord
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Which of the following is extraperitoneal
    • A. 

      Spleen

    • B. 

      Stomach

    • C. 

      Kidneys

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 20. 
    The intraperitoneal organs are found within the peritoneal cavity
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    The peritoneal cavity
    • A. 

      Contains intraperitoneal organs

    • B. 

      Open to erterior of body through fallopian tubes, uterine cavity and vagina in females

    • C. 

      Open to exterior by urethra in males

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 22. 
    The parietal peritoneum
    • A. 

      Has the same vasculature and innervation as the region of abdominopelvic wall above it

    • B. 

      Has sensitivity to stretch and chemical irritation

    • C. 

      Insensitive to touch heat and cold

    • D. 

      Pain is referred to dermatomes supplying organ

  • 23. 
    Neurovascular communication between the body wall and the organ is a feature of
    • A. 

      Omentum

    • B. 

      Peritoneal ligament

    • C. 

      Mesentery

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 24. 
    The falciform ligament
    • A. 

      Occupies inguinal canal

    • B. 

      Connects liver to abdominal wall

    • C. 

      Holds breast to skin

    • D. 

      Holds uterus in place

  • 25. 
    The greater omentum has which of the following ligaments
    • A. 

      Hepatoduodenal

    • B. 

      Falciform

    • C. 

      Hepatogastric

    • D. 

      Gastrosplenic