Anatomy Exam 5 Practice Quiz

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In this Anatomy Exam 5 Practice Quiz, we’ll be looking at more of the processes that go on beneath the surface of our skin, which help to keep our bodies going. What can you tell us about such topics as the thoracic diaphragm, the abdominal cavity and the spermatic cord?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The ___ extends between the thoracic diaphragm and the pelvic diaphragm.
    • A. 

      Pelvic cavity

    • B. 

      Greater sac

    • C. 

      Abdominopelvic cavity

    • D. 

      Lesser sac

    • E. 

      Supracolic compartment

  • 2. 
    What forms the floor of the abdominal cavity? (two answers)
    • A. 

      It is continuous with the pelvic cavity

    • B. 

      The anterior superior iliac spine

    • C. 

      The pubic symphysis

    • D. 

      The pelvic inlet

    • E. 

      The pelvic diaphragm

  • 3. 
    The right costal margin forms the superior border of which?
    • A. 

      The umbilical region

    • B. 

      The right hypogastric region

    • C. 

      The right lumbar region

    • D. 

      The right inguinal region

    • E. 

      The epigastric region

  • 4. 
    Which is not in the right lower quadrant?
    • A. 

      Cecum

    • B. 

      Ascending colon

    • C. 

      Descending colon

    • D. 

      Enlarged uterus

    • E. 

      Ovary

  • 5. 
    At what vertebral level does the transtubercular plane cross the body?
    • A. 

      L3

    • B. 

      L4

    • C. 

      L5

    • D. 

      The sacrum

  • 6. 
    Which is the most superficial?
    • A. 

      Parietal paritoneum

    • B. 

      Deep membranous layer

    • C. 

      Deep investing fascia

    • D. 

      Intermediate investing fascia

    • E. 

      Endabdominal fascia

  • 7. 
    Superior to the arcuate line, which is true?
    • A. 

      The external oblique aponeurosis splits to invest rectus abdominis

    • B. 

      The rectus sheath passes anterior to rectus abdominis

    • C. 

      The internal oblique aponeurosis splits to invest rectus abdominis

    • D. 

      The transversalis fascia passes immediately deep to rectus abdominis

    • E. 

      The subcutaneous tissue is thicker than it is inferior to the arcuate line.

  • 8. 
    Which vessels are contained in the rectus sheath? (more than one answer)
    • A. 

      Superior mesenteric artery

    • B. 

      Superior mesenteric vein

    • C. 

      Superior epigastric artery

    • D. 

      Superior epigastric vein

    • E. 

      Lymphatic

  • 9. 
    Which is the remnant of the umbilical vein, which i enclosed by the falciform ligament?
    • A. 

      The median umbilical folds

    • B. 

      The medial umbilical folds

    • C. 

      The lateral umbilical folds

    • D. 

      The round ligament

    • E. 

      The umbilical fossae

  • 10. 
    All of the structures that pass from the abdominal region to the thigh or groin pass through ___.
    • A. 

      The deep inguinal ring

    • B. 

      The superficial inguinal ring

    • C. 

      The inguinal canal

    • D. 

      The myopectineal orifice

    • E. 

      The femoral sheath

  • 11. 
    A/an ___ follows the path of the spermatic cord and can pass into the scrotum or labium majus.
    • A. 

      Direct inguinal hernia

    • B. 

      Indirect inguinal hernia

    • C. 

      Femoral hernia

    • D. 

      Umbilical hernia

  • 12. 
    Which is derived from transversalis fascia?
    • A. 

      Internal spermatic fascia

    • B. 

      Cremasteric fascia

    • C. 

      External spermatic fascia

    • D. 

      Dartos muscle

    • E. 

      Cremaster muscle

  • 13. 
    Sperm leave the rete testes through the ___.
    • A. 

      Epididymus

    • B. 

      Vas deferens

    • C. 

      Efferent ductules

    • D. 

      Seminiferous tubules

    • E. 

      Tunica vaginalis

  • 14. 
    Pain in the __ is often referred to the dermatomes of the spinal ganglia providing sensory fibers.
    • A. 

      Serous membrane

    • B. 

      Parietal peritoneum

    • C. 

      Visceral peritoneum

    • D. 

      Peritoneal cavity

    • E. 

      Mesentery

  • 15. 
    There is no mesentery associated with this.
    • A. 

      Appendix

    • B. 

      Cecum

    • C. 

      Small intestine

    • D. 

      Transverse colon

    • E. 

      Duodenojejunal junction

  • 16. 
    Where does the greater omentum attach posteriorly?
    • A. 

      The posterior abdominal wall

    • B. 

      The transverse colon and its mesentery

    • C. 

      The pancreas and the liver

    • D. 

      The kidneys

    • E. 

      The greater curvature of the stomach

  • 17. 
    The gastrohepatic ligament and the hepatoduodenal ligament make up the:
    • A. 

      Falciform ligament

    • B. 

      Round ligament

    • C. 

      Greater omentum

    • D. 

      Lesser omentum

    • E. 

      Gastrocolic ligament

  • 18. 
    The greater omentum is also known as the ___ ligament.
    • A. 

      Gastrophrenic

    • B. 

      Gastrosplenic

    • C. 

      Gastroduodenal

    • D. 

      Gastrocolic

    • E. 

      Gastrohepatic

  • 19. 
    The transverse mesocolon provides a boundary between
    • A. 

      The greater and lesser peritoneal sacs

    • B. 

      The right and left infracolic spaces

    • C. 

      The supracolic and infracolic compartments

    • D. 

      The lesser sac and the paracolic gutters

  • 20. 
    The ligament of Treitz has which of the following functions (two answers)
    • A. 

      Helps to act as the upper esophageal sphincter

    • B. 

      Helps to act as the lower esophageal sphinctor

    • C. 

      Delineates the end of the stomach and beginning of the duodenum

    • D. 

      Delineates the end of the jejunum and the beginning of the ileum

    • E. 

      Delineates the end of the duodenum and the beginning of the jejunum

  • 21. 
    Which structure passes through the diaphragm at T10?
    • A. 

      The inferior vena cava

    • B. 

      The esophagus

    • C. 

      The aorta

  • 22. 
    The ___ is formed by the cricopharyngeus muscle.
    • A. 

      Aortic constriction

    • B. 

      Diaphragmatic constriction

    • C. 

      Bronchial constriction

    • D. 

      Cervical constriction

  • 23. 
    During peristalsis, which muscles shorten the stomach bottom to top?
    • A. 

      Circular muscles

    • B. 

      Longitudinal muscles

    • C. 

      Rugae

    • D. 

      Pyloric sphincter

    • E. 

      Pyloric antrum

  • 24. 
    The posterior surface of the stomach:
    • A. 

      Is directly touching the pancreas

    • B. 

      Forms the posterior wall of the greater sac

    • C. 

      Forms the anterior wall of the omental bursa

    • D. 

      Forms the posterior wall of the omental bursa

    • E. 

      Is posterior to the spleen

  • 25. 
    Which artery branches directly from the celiac trunk?
    • A. 

      Right gastric artery

    • B. 

      Left gastric artery

    • C. 

      Right gastro-omental artery

    • D. 

      Left gastro-omental artery

    • E. 

      Gastroduodenal artery

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