A Quiz About Anatomy

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  • 1. 
    The optic nerve is made up of the
    • A. 

      Axons of the rods and cones

    • B. 

      Axons of the bipolar cells

    • C. 

      Axons of the ganglion cells

    • D. 

      Dendrites of the bipolar cells

    • E. 

      Dendrites of the ganglion cells

  • 2. 
    The parasympathetic fibres from the pterygopalatine ganglion innervate
    • A. 

      The lacrimal gland

    • B. 

      The iris

    • C. 

      The parotid gland

    • D. 

      The submandibular gland

    • E. 

      The ciliary muscles

  • 3. 
    The basilar artery terminates by dividing into which arteries
    • A. 

      Posterior cerebral

    • B. 

      Middle cerebral

    • C. 

      Anterior inferior cerebral

    • D. 

      Posterior communicating

    • E. 

      Pontine

  • 4. 
    Which of the following arteries does not participate in the formation of the circulus arteriosus cerebri (Circle of Willis)?
    • A. 

      Posterior communicating arteries

    • B. 

      Anterior communicating arteries

    • C. 

      Posterior cerebral arteries

    • D. 

      Internal carotid arteries

    • E. 

      Vertebral arteries

  • 5. 
    The Chorda tympani nerve:
    • A. 

      Is part of the nerve of the pterygoid canal

    • B. 

      Contains postganglionic parasympathetic fibres for the parotid gland

    • C. 

      Contains sensory fibres from the tympanic membrane

    • D. 

      Joins the auriculotemporal nerve

    • E. 

      Carries parasympathetic fibres to the submandibular ganglion

  • 6. 
    The tickling sensation felt in the nasal cavity, just prior to a sneeze is probably carried in which of the following nerves? 
    • A. 

      Facial

    • B. 

      Maxillary division of trigeminal

    • C. 

      Mandibular division if the trigeminal

    • D. 

      Glossopharyngeal

    • E. 

      Vagus

  • 7. 
    The following statements concerning the maxillary nerve is correct except it is
    • A. 

      Wholly sensory

    • B. 

      Often referred to as CN V 2

    • C. 

      The inferior division of the trigeminal nerve

    • D. 

      Sensory to the part of the face

    • E. 

      Continued as the infraorbital nerve through infraorbital canal of the face

  • 8. 
    The 4th cranial nerve innervates:
    • A. 

      The lacrimal caruncle

    • B. 

      A muscle that turns the eyeball superiorly and laterally

    • C. 

      The lacrimal gland

    • D. 

      The medial part of the lower eyelid

    • E. 

      A muscle that turns the eyeball inferiorly and laterally

  • 9. 
    A structure that can easily be injured during ligation of the superior thyroid artery is the:
    • A. 

      Inferior laryngeal branch of the reccurent laryngeal nerve

    • B. 

      Ascending pharyngeal artery

    • C. 

      Superior parathyroid gland

    • D. 

      Transverse colli nerve

    • E. 

      External branch of the superior laryngeal nerve

  • 10. 
    Firstorder sensory neurons of the cochlear branch of vestibulocochlear nerve terminate in the
    • A. 

      Thalamus

    • B. 

      Occipital lobe

    • C. 

      Basilar membrane

    • D. 

      Medulla oblongata

    • E. 

      Tectal lamina

  • 11. 
    The highest center of autonomic nervous system coordination is the:
    • A. 

      Thalamus

    • B. 

      Pons and medulla oblongata

    • C. 

      Cerebellum

    • D. 

      Hypothalamus and limbic brain

    • E. 

      Midbrain

  • 12. 
    The motor innervation of the intrinsic muscles of the tongue is supplied by which nerve?
    • A. 

      Trigeminal

    • B. 

      Facial

    • C. 

      Glossopharyngeal

    • D. 

      Vagus

    • E. 

      Hypoglossal

  • 13. 
    Which of the following venous sinuses of the dura mater drains the cavernous sinuses directly into the internal jugular vein: 
    • A. 

      Sigmoid sinus

    • B. 

      Straight sinus

    • C. 

      Occipital sinus

    • D. 

      Inferior petrosal sinus

    • E. 

      Inferior sagittal sinus

  • 14. 
    Correct answer about the processes of the eyeball ciliary body ring:
    • A. 

      Changes geometric shape of the lens

    • B. 

      Changes diameter of the pupil

    • C. 

      Produces humor aquosus of the eyeball

    • D. 

      Secures the arterial blood flow of the iris

    • E. 

      They forms dorsal wall of the camera bulbi posterior

  • 15. 
    In what strctures of the vestibular complex are receptors for the sensations of gravity and linear acceleration located?
    • A. 

      Saccule and ampulla

    • B. 

      Utricle and semicircular canals

    • C. 

      Semicircular canals and ampulla

    • D. 

      Saccule and utricle

    • E. 

      Saccule and semicircular canals

  • 16. 
    Neuroglia in the CNS that produce the myelin sheath are the:
    • A. 

      Astrocytes

    • B. 

      Oligodendrocytes

    • C. 

      Microglia

    • D. 

      Ependymal cells

    • E. 

      Schwann cells

  • 17. 
    Postganglionic parasympathetic fibres are distributed throughout the head in all of the following nerves except:
    • A. 

      Tympanic branch of the IX n.

    • B. 

      Zygomatic branch of the V2 n.

    • C. 

      Lacrimal branch of the V1 n.

    • D. 

      Auriculotemporal branch of the V3 n.

    • E. 

      Greater palatine nerve

  • 18. 
    Structures going through foramina:
    • A. 

      The accessory nerve runs through the supraorbital fissure

    • B. 

      The deep petrosal nerve runs through the foramen spinosum

    • C. 

      The oculomotor nerve runs through the infraorbital fissure

    • D. 

      The ophthalmic artery runs through the optic canal

    • E. 

      The second division of the trigeminal nerve runs through the foramen ovale

  • 19. 
    The facial artery gives rise to branches that supply each of the regions listed below EXCEPT for the: 
    • A. 

      Medial angle of the orbit

    • B. 

      Submandibular gland

    • C. 

      Region of the eyebrow

    • D. 

      Upper lip

    • E. 

      Lower lip

  • 20. 
    The facial nerve:
    • A. 

      Contains only motor nerve fibres

    • B. 

      Is important for mastication

    • C. 

      Divides into five branches after emerging from the parotid gland

    • D. 

      Is important for normal blinking reflexes

    • E. 

      Innervates the orbicularis oculi via its buccal branch

  • 21. 
    The vascular tunic includes:
    • A. 

      Sclera, cornea, limbus

    • B. 

      Iris, ciliary body, choroid

    • C. 

      Vitreous body, lens, retina

    • D. 

      Macula, fovea, optic disc

    • E. 

      Cornea, iris, lens

  • 22. 
    The hypothalamus:
    • A. 

      Forms part of the midbrain

    • B. 

      Forms part of the roof of the third ventricle

    • C. 

      Is responsible for temperature regulation

    • D. 

      Contains the red nucleus

    • E. 

      Has nerve connections with the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland

  • 23. 
    Destruction of the superior cervical sympathetic ganglion would affect all of the following except: 
    • A. 

      Vasculature of the face

    • B. 

      Sweat glands in the skin over the anterior aspect of the neck

    • C. 

      The dilator muscle of the iris

    • D. 

      Contraction of the thoracic diaphragm

    • E. 

      Sweat glands in the skin over the face

  • 24. 
    The median and lateral apertures are the connection between the:
    • A. 

      Lateral ventricles and third ventricle

    • B. 

      Third and fourth ventricles

    • C. 

      Fourth ventricle and subarachnoid space

    • D. 

      Fourth ventricle and subdural space

    • E. 

      Third ventricle and subarachnoid space

  • 25. 
    The sphenoid bone transmits all of the following structures except:
    • A. 

      Middle meningeal artery

    • B. 

      Mandibular branch of trigeminal nerve

    • C. 

      Optic nerve

    • D. 

      Internal carotid artery

    • E. 

      Ophthalmic artery

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