Anatomy Exam 4 Practice Quiz

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Let’s talk about our bodies, shall we? Namely, what goes on beneath the surface of them. In this Anatomy Exam 4 Practice Quiz we are going to look at such topics as the thoracic wall, the ribs, the manubrium, the sternum and the vertebral level. What can you tell us?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which is not considered part of the thoracic wall?
    • A. 

      Integument

    • B. 

      Fascia

    • C. 

      Intercostal muscles

    • D. 

      Trapezius muscle

    • E. 

      Serratus anterior

  • 2. 
    Ribs attached to the costal margin are ____ and include ribs ____.
    • A. 

      True, 1-7

    • B. 

      True, 8, 9 and sometimes 10

    • C. 

      False, 1-7

    • D. 

      False, 8,9, and sometimes 10

    • E. 

      Floatng, 8, 9, and sometimes 10

  • 3. 
    The ninth intercostal space is between ribs ___.
    • A. 

      8 and 9

    • B. 

      9 and 10

  • 4. 
    Ribs ___ are embedded in the abdominal wall.
    • A. 

      8-9

    • B. 

      10-11

    • C. 

      11-12

  • 5. 
    The __ of the rib contains the superior and inferior facets.
    • A. 

      Head

    • B. 

      Neck

    • C. 

      Tubercle

    • D. 

      Body

    • E. 

      Shaft

  • 6. 
    What articulates at the tubercle of the rib?
    • A. 

      Costal cartillage

    • B. 

      Transverse process of vertebra

    • C. 

      Costotransverse ligament

    • D. 

      Clavicle (on first rib)

    • E. 

      Manubrium

  • 7. 
    Which ribs have no demifacets
    • A. 

      T1

    • B. 

      T5

    • C. 

      T10

    • D. 

      T11

    • E. 

      T12

  • 8. 
    What are the grooves in T1 for?
    • A. 

      Internal carotid arteries

    • B. 

      Internal jugular veins

    • C. 

      Subclavian veins

    • D. 

      Subclavian arteries

    • E. 

      Thoracic aorta

  • 9. 
    Where is the transverse thoracic plane?
    • A. 

      Connedting the jugular notch to the T2-T3 intervertebral disc

    • B. 

      Connecting the sternal angle to the T4-T5 intervertebral disc

    • C. 

      Connecting the xiphisternal joint to the T8-T9 intervertebral disc

    • D. 

      Connecting the articulation of the first rib to the T2-T3 intervertebral disc

  • 10. 
    Which is not a component of the manubrium?
    • A. 

      Jugular notch

    • B. 

      Costal notches

    • C. 

      Clavicular notches

    • D. 

      Synchondrosis of 1st ribs

  • 11. 
    Which is not a component of the body of the sternum?
    • A. 

      Costal notches

    • B. 

      Clavicular notches

    • C. 

      Manubriosternal joint

    • D. 

      Sternal angle

    • E. 

      Jugular notches

  • 12. 
    The xyphoid process is at which vertebral level?
    • A. 

      T8

    • B. 

      T9

    • C. 

      T10

    • D. 

      T11

    • E. 

      T12

  • 13. 
    The borders of ___ are the T1 vertebra, the 1st pair of ribs and their costal cartilages, and the superior border of the manubrium.
    • A. 

      Superior mediastinum

    • B. 

      Inferior mediastinum

    • C. 

      Superior thoracic aperture

    • D. 

      Inferior thoracic aperture

    • E. 

      Parietal pleura

  • 14. 
    The ___ passes posterior to the diaphragm.
    • A. 

      Esophagus

    • B. 

      Inferior vena cava

    • C. 

      Azygos vein

    • D. 

      Aorta

    • E. 

      Spinal cord

  • 15. 
     The diaphragm is innervated by:
    • A. 

      The phrenic nerve

    • B. 

      The vagus nerve

    • C. 

      Cervical nerve III

    • D. 

      Cervical nerve IV

    • E. 

      Cervical nerve V

  • 16. 
    This line is parallel to and on the same coronal plane as the midsternal line:
    • A. 

      Midaxillary line

    • B. 

      Midclavicular line

    • C. 

      Anterior axillary line

    • D. 

      Scapular line

    • E. 

      Posterior axillary line

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