Human Anatomy Quiz Chapter 11

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Anatomy Quizzes & Trivia

As we go through daily life, it’s easy to take for granted each process our body goes through to get us from A to B. In this ongoing quiz, we aim to learn more about the inner workings of our bodies. What can you tell us? Take this Human Anatomy Quiz Chapter 11!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is a major motor tract?
    • A. 

      Cauda equina

    • B. 

      Spinocerebellar

    • C. 

      Pyramidal

    • D. 

      Spinothalamic

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is the best description of a motor tract?
    • A. 

      Spinothalamic tract

    • B. 

      Ascending tract

    • C. 

      Descending tract

    • D. 

      Gray matter

  • 3. 
    In order to achieve spinal anesthesia, Novocain is injected into the
    • A. 

      Lateral ventricle.

    • B. 

      Central canal.

    • C. 

      Subarachnoid space.

    • D. 

      Dorsal root ganglia.

  • 4. 
    A hammer strikes the Achilles tendon to elicit this stretch reflex.
    • A. 

      Babinski reflex

    • B. 

      Baroreceptor reflex

    • C. 

      Patellar tendon reflex

    • D. 

      Ankle-jerk reflex

  • 5. 
    This fifth cranial nerve is a mixed nerve that detects sensations from the scalp, face, and teeth.
    • A. 

      Olfactory

    • B. 

      Facial

    • C. 

      Vestibulocochlear

    • D. 

      Trigeminal

  • 6. 
    The tenth cranial nerve “wanders” outside the head area and innervates the heart and gastrointestinal systems.
    • A. 

      Trigeminal

    • B. 

      Vagus

    • C. 

      Olfactory

    • D. 

      Spinal accessory

  • 7. 
    The oculomotor, trochlear, and abducens are cranial nerves that
    • A. 

      Innervate the extrinsic eye muscles (move the eyeball).

    • B. 

      Innervate the levator palpebrae superioris (lift the eyelid).

    • C. 

      Interpret sensory information from the optic nerve.

    • D. 

      Innervate the muscles of mastication.

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is not descriptive of the optic nerve?
    • A. 

      Sensory

    • B. 

      Cranial nerve

    • C. 

      Move the eyeball

    • D. 

      Vision

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is descriptive of cranial nerve VIII?
    • A. 

      Motor nerve

    • B. 

      Spinal nerve

    • C. 

      Vestibulocochlear

    • D. 

      Concerned with vision

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is most descriptive of the phrenic nerve?
    • A. 

      Concerned with the sensation of smell

    • B. 

      Innervates the muscles of the eyeball

    • C. 

      Motor nerve supplying the diaphragm

    • D. 

      Sensory nerve concerned with balance

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is least descriptive of the olfactory nerve?
    • A. 

      Sensory

    • B. 

      Concerned with the sense of smell

    • C. 

      Cranial nerve I

    • D. 

      Moves the tongue

  • 12. 
    An antibiotic-induced ototoxicity damages this nerve.
    • A. 

      Cranial nerve X

    • B. 

      Facial nerve

    • C. 

      Vestibulocochlear nerve

    • D. 

      Cranial nerve II

  • 13. 
    Ptosis of the eyelid and dilated and fixed pupils reflect pressure on this nerve.
    • A. 

      Optic

    • B. 

      Vagus

    • C. 

      Oculomotor

    • D. 

      Facial

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is located within the spinal cavity?
    • A. 

      Cauda equina

    • B. 

      Cervical plexus

    • C. 

      Brachial plexus

    • D. 

      Vagus nerve

  • 15. 
    Damage to this nerve prevents extension of the hip and flexion of the knee.
    • A. 

      Axillary

    • B. 

      Phrenic

    • C. 

      Sciatic

    • D. 

      Median cubital

  • 16. 
    Damage to the common peroneal nerve causes
    • A. 

      Crutch palsy.

    • B. 

      Deafness.

    • C. 

      Footdrop.

    • D. 

      Inability to breathe.

  • 17. 
    The ulnar, radial, and median nerves supply the
    • A. 

      Forearm and hand.

    • B. 

      Breathing muscles.

    • C. 

      Jaw

    • D. 

      Hip and thigh.

  • 18. 
    A spinal cord injury at the level of C2 causes
    • A. 

      Hemiplegia and blindness.

    • B. 

      Paraplegia and deafness.

    • C. 

      Quadriplegia and an inability to breathe.

    • D. 

      Ptosis of the eyelid and dilated and fixed pupils.

  • 19. 
    An intramuscular injection into the buttocks is given in the upper outer quadrant in an attempt to avoid injuring this nerve.
    • A. 

      Common peroneal

    • B. 

      Phrenic

    • C. 

      Femoral

    • D. 

      Sciatic

  • 20. 
    The area of skin innervated by a spinal nerve is called a
    • A. 

      Plexus

    • B. 

      Tract

    • C. 

      Dermatone

    • D. 

      Gyrus

  • 21. 
    In order to evaluate this cranial nerve, the person is asked to stick out the tongue, and the nurse notes any deviation in the position of the protruded tongue.
    • A. 

      Trigeminal

    • B. 

      Hypoglossal

    • C. 

      Facial

    • D. 

      Olfactory

  • 22. 
    A lumbar puncture is done by inserting a needle into the
    • A. 

      Dural sinus

    • B. 

      Central canal

    • C. 

      Arachnoid villus

    • D. 

      Subarachnoid space

  • 23. 
    The baroreceptor reflex controls
    • A. 

      Posture.

    • B. 

      The amount of light that enters the eye

    • C. 

      Body temperature

    • D. 

      Blood pressure

  • 24. 
    The Babinski reflex is elicited by
    • A. 

      Shining light into the eyes.

    • B. 

      Tapping the patellar tendon.

    • C. 

      Tapping the Achilles’ tendon.

    • D. 

      Stroking the sole of the foot.

  • 25. 
    Which word best describes the following: spinothalamic, pyramidal, corticospinal?
    • A. 

      Meninges

    • B. 

      Plexus

    • C. 

      Tracts

    • D. 

      Motortracts

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