Abdominal Wall Quiz: How Much You Know?

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How much do you know about the abdominal wall? Would you like to take this quiz? The abdominal wall represents the confines of the abdominal cavity. It is divided into the anterolateral and posterior divisions. The abdominal wall formation consists of three main layers: external, internal, and the innermost layer, where blood vessels and nerves are located. If you are studying for an exam get ready to become acquainted with the abdominal wall.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the vertical division of the anterior abdominal wall?
  • 2. 
    What is the horizontal division of the anterior abdominal wall?
  • 3. 
    Name a feature of the right upper quadrant.
  • 4. 
    Name a feature of the right lower quadrant.
  • 5. 
    Name a feature of the left upper quadrant.
  • 6. 
    Name a feature of the left lower quadrant.
  • 7. 
    What is the antero-lateral wall of the abdominal cavity?
  • 8. 
    What is the superior "roof" of the abdominal cavity?
  • 9. 
    What is the posterior wall of the abdominal cavity?
  • 10. 
    What is the floor of the abdominal cavity?
  • 11. 
    Which muscle attaches downward and medially?
  • 12. 
    Above the arcuate line, the internal oblique wraps anterior to the rectus muscles.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Below the arcuate line, all the oblique muscles are completely anterior to the rectus muscles.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Which ligament divides the pelvicrural canal?
  • 15. 
    An inguinal hernia occurs when part of the intestine forces its way through the inguinal canal.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    What vessel passes under the median arcuate ligament?
  • 17. 
    What muscle passes under the medial arcuate ligaments?
  • 18. 
    What muscle passes under the lateral arcuate ligaments?
  • 19. 
    What passes through the caval hiatus?
  • 20. 
    What, with the esophagus, passes through the esophegeal hiatus?
  • 21. 
    The abdominal aorta, azygos vein, thoracic duct, and greater splanchnic nerve pass through what opening?
  • 22. 
    Which muscle originates on the 12th rib and lumbar vertebrae and inserts on the iliac crest?
  • 23. 
    Which muscle originates on T12-L5 vertebrae and inserts on the lesser trochanter?
  • 24. 
    What is the point of entry and exit for the kidneys?
  • 25. 
    The pyramids and collecting ducts of the kidneys are located in the ___________.
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