Anatomical Terminology Quiz: How Well Do You Know?

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How well do you know the anatomical terminology? Play our well-researched anatomical terminology quiz particularly designed to help test your knowledge of anatomical terminology, directional terminology, movement of joints, etc. This quiz consists of various ultimate questions on the topic, so take it and answer as much right as you can. The quiz will increase your knowledge of anatomical terms. We wish you good luck and hope you score maximum on this quiz. Let's go for it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Mrs. Jones is walking toward you. You are looking at her from a (an)_______________view?
    • A. 

      Posterior

    • B. 

      Dorsal

    • C. 

      Anterior

    • D. 

      Proximal

  • 2. 
    Which movement is occurring at Mrs. Smith's right shoulder when she "scratches that itch?"
    • A. 

      External Rotation

    • B. 

      Circumduction

    • C. 

      Lateral Flexion

    • D. 

      Internal Rotation

  • 3. 
    The reason Mrs. Cicoria is angry is that she held out her right hand, PALM UP, waiting for Mr. Cicoria to give her some cash so that she could go shopping. What best describes this movement?
    • A. 

      Pronation

    • B. 

      Supination

    • C. 

      Adduction

    • D. 

      Rotation

  • 4. 
    Which BEST describes the action you complete every day when you turn OFF the ignition of your van?
    • A. 

      Supination

    • B. 

      External Rotation

    • C. 

      Internal Rotation

    • D. 

      Pronation

  • 5. 
    Which answer describes the "Anatomical Position?"
    • A. 

      Standing erect, facing the observer, arms at the side, and palms facing to your side

    • B. 

      Standing erect, facing the observer, arms at the side, and palms facing forward

    • C. 

      Standing erect, facing the observer, arms at the side, and palms facing back

    • D. 

      Standing erect, facing the observer, arms at the side, and palms facing outward

  • 6. 
    Which statement is correct?
    • A. 

      The neck is superior to the pelvis.

    • B. 

      The chest is inferior to the stomach.

    • C. 

      The hip is superior to the shoulder.

    • D. 

      The ribs are superior to the chin.

  • 7. 
    Which statement is correct?
    • A. 

      The inside of the thigh is lateral to the outside of the thigh.

    • B. 

      The shoulder is lateral to the neck.

    • C. 

      The knee is lateral to the hip.

    • D. 

      The ankle is medial to the foot.

  • 8. 
    Which statement is correct?
    • A. 

      The knee is proximal to the hip.

    • B. 

      The hip is proximal to the knee.

    • C. 

      The shoulder is distal to the elbow.

    • D. 

      The knee is distal to the ankle.

  • 9. 
    Mrs. Smith has poison ivy on her shoulder, the poor thing. She reaches her right hand over to her left shoulder to "scratch that itch." Which movement is occurring at her ELBOW joint?
    • A. 

      Extension

    • B. 

      Circumduction

    • C. 

      Flexion

    • D. 

      Supination

  • 10. 
    Jane feels compelled to do a few jumping jacks. Which movement is taking place as her hands come together above her head?
    • A. 

      Lateral Flexion

    • B. 

      Adduction

    • C. 

      Internal Rotation

    • D. 

      Abduction

  • 11. 
    Jane has completed those jumping jacks. Her hands are now at her side. Which movement did she complete?
    • A. 

      Adduction

    • B. 

      Abduction

    • C. 

      Internal Rotation

    • D. 

      Lateral Flexion

  • 12. 
    Tilt your head, bringing your right ear to your right shoulder. What is the movement of your neck?
    • A. 

      Rotation

    • B. 

      Lateral Flexion

    • C. 

      Medial Flexion

    • D. 

      External Flexion

  • 13. 
    Mrs. Cicoria is mad at Mr. Cicoria. Her posture is as follows: She is standing with her left foot pointed forward, her right foot is pointed out the side, her hands are on her hips, and she is tapping her right foot up and down off the floor. Which answer best describes the action of her right HIP joint?
    • A. 

      Flexion

    • B. 

      External Rotation

    • C. 

      Extension

    • D. 

      Internal Rotation

  • 14. 
    GI Joe is working on his third set of thirty push-ups. Which best describes the position he is in?
    • A. 

      Strong

    • B. 

      Supine

    • C. 

      Distal

    • D. 

      Prone

  • 15. 
    What is the movement of her ankles if she stands on her tip toe's to get her hands on the favorite dish in the cupboard?
    • A. 

      Plantar Flexion

    • B. 

      Extension

    • C. 

      Dorsiflexion

    • D. 

      Anterior Rotation

  • 16. 
    Mark is sitting in a chair, legs out in front of him, resting on an ottoman. His knees are:
    • A. 

      Hyperextended

    • B. 

      Rotated

    • C. 

      Flexed

    • D. 

      Extended

  • 17. 
    Remember when Mrs. Cicoria was mad, she was tapping her right foot on the floor? Which best describes her ANKLE movement as her foot lifts off the floor in an UPWARD motion?
    • A. 

      Plantar Flexion

    • B. 

      Dorsiflexion 

    • C. 

      Inversion

    • D. 

      Eversion

  • 18. 
    Tom has just received his new Hoveround! As he prepares to get into his chair safely, he straightens and braces his left arm on the left armrest of the chair. He bends forward to flip up the footplate of the chair. Which movements have occurred at his ELBOW and HIP joints?
    • A. 

      Flexion of the elbow, Extension of the hip.

    • B. 

      Abduction of the elbow, flexion of the hip.

    • C. 

      Extension of the elbow, flexion of the hip.

    • D. 

      Abduction of the elbow, adduction of the hip.

  • 19. 
    Jillian is the cutest baby; she is lying in her crib, playing with the toy that is hanging above her. What position is Jillian lying in?
    • A. 

      Supine

    • B. 

      Prone

    • C. 

      Flexed

    • D. 

      Extended

  • 20. 
    Which statement is correct?
    • A. 

      The ear is medial to the eye.

    • B. 

      The chin is anterior to the nose.

    • C. 

      The elbow is proximal to the shoulder.

    • D. 

      The elbow is distal to the shoulder.

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