Anatomy Practice Quiz 6

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The quiz below is the sixth in a series of practice questions aimed at preparing you for the upcoming finals in anatomy. This specific one is centered on the pelvis and ankle regions. Give it a try and ensure you watch out for the seventh quiz. All the best in your revision!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is not innervated by the perineal branch of the pudendal nerve?
    • A. 

      Bulbospongiosus

    • B. 

      Deep transverse perineal

    • C. 

      Pubococcyeus

    • D. 

      Superficial transverse perineal

    • E. 

      Ischiocavernosus

  • 2. 
    Which muscle passes through the lesser sciatic foramen and attaches to the greater trochanter of the femur?
    • A. 

      Piriformis muscle

    • B. 

      Obturator externus

    • C. 

      Coccygeus muscle

    • D. 

      Iliococcygeus muscle

    • E. 

      Obturator internus

  • 3. 
    Which does not attach to the greater trochanter of the femur?
    • A. 

      Obturator internus

    • B. 

      Piriformis

    • C. 

      Superior gemelli

    • D. 

      Quadratus femoris

    • E. 

      Inferior gemelli

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is in the superficial perineal pouch?
    • A. 

      Bulbourethral glands

    • B. 

      Greater vestibular glands

    • C. 

      Dorsal neurovasculature of clitoris

    • D. 

      External urethral sphincter muscle

    • E. 

      Dorsal neurovascular structures of penis

  • 5. 
    Which of the following begins at the apex of the prostate and traverses the deep perineal pouch?
    • A. 

      Intramural urethra

    • B. 

      Prostatic urethra

    • C. 

      Intermediate urethra

    • D. 

      Spongy urethra

    • E. 

      Corpus spongiosum

  • 6. 
    Which of the following does not comprise the root of the penis?
    • A. 

      Crura

    • B. 

      Bulb

    • C. 

      Ischiocavernosus muscle

    • D. 

      Bvulbospongiosus muscle

    • E. 

      Corpus cavernosum

  • 7. 
    Which of the following compresses the deep dorsal vein of the penis during erection, impeding drainage?
    • A. 

      Bulbospongiosus muscle

    • B. 

      Ischiocavernosus muscle

    • C. 

      Cremaster muscle

    • D. 

      Superficial transverse perineal muscle

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is partially surrounded by the bulbospongiosus muscles?
    • A. 

      Skene's glands

    • B. 

      Lesser vestibular glands

    • C. 

      Paraurethral glands

    • D. 

      Bartholin glands

  • 9. 
    Which muscle are the nerves of the sacral plexus either embedded in or posterior to?
    • A. 

      Piriformis

    • B. 

      Quadratus femoris

    • C. 

      Obturator internus

    • D. 

      Gluteus maximus

    • E. 

      Coccygeus

  • 10. 
    Which muscle does not meet at the perineal body?
    • A. 

      Superficial transverse perineal

    • B. 

      Iliacus

    • C. 

      External anal sphincter

    • D. 

      Bulbospongiosus

    • E. 

      Deep transverse perineal

  • 11. 
    Which of the following does not enter the pudendal canal at the lesser sciatic notch?
    • A. 

      Internal pudendal artery

    • B. 

      Pudendal nerve

    • C. 

      Nerve to obturator internus

    • D. 

      Sciatic nerve

    • E. 

      Internal pudendal vein

  • 12. 
    Which of the following statements is false?
    • A. 

      The superior part of the anal canal is visceral

    • B. 

      The anal sinuses exude mucus when compressed by feces

    • C. 

      The rectal ampulla widens at the anorectal junction

    • D. 

      The superior rectal artery and vein ends at the anal columns

  • 13. 
    Which is present in females but not in males?
    • A. 

      Rectovesical pouch

    • B. 

      Rounded obturator foramina

    • C. 

      A greater sciatic notch at a 90 degree angle

    • D. 

      The urinary bladder fundus is separated from the rectum centrally by a fascial rectovesical septum

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is a sympathetic event during ejaculation?
    • A. 

      Contraction of the urethral muscle

    • B. 

      Contraction of the bulbospongiosus muscle

    • C. 

      Constriction of the helicine arteries

    • D. 

      Closure of the internal urethral sphincter

  • 15. 
    Which is false?
    • A. 

      The superior rectal artery is a continuation of the inferior mesenteric artery.

    • B. 

      The middle rectal artery is a branch off the anterior division of the internal iliac artery

    • C. 

      The inferior rectal artery branches off the internal pudendal artery, which branches off the anterior division of the internal iliac artery

    • D. 

      The iliolumbar artery branches from the anterior division of the internal iliac artery superior to the internal pudendal artery

    • E. 

      The ovarian artery branches from the abdominal aorta inferior to the renal artery but superior to the inferior mesenteric artery

  • 16. 
    Which of the following nerves does not supply pelvic structures?
    • A. 

      Pudendal nerve

    • B. 

      S4-S5 spinal nerves

    • C. 

      Obturator nerve

    • D. 

      Inferior anal nerve

    • E. 

      Coccygeal plexus

  • 17. 
    Which muscle is not a part of the triceps coxae group?
    • A. 

      Obturator internus

    • B. 

      Piriformis

    • C. 

      Superior gemelli

    • D. 

      Quadratus femoris

  • 18. 
    Which is false concerning the superficial muscles of the gluteal region?
    • A. 

      In general, one of their functions is to laterally rotate the thigh

    • B. 

      They have proximal attachments on the posterlateral surface and margins of the ala of the ilium

    • C. 

      They tend to extend the thigh

    • D. 

      They are innervated by the superior and inferior gluteal nerves

  • 19. 
    Which is true of the femur?
    • A. 

      The angle of inclination increases with maturation

    • B. 

      The intertrochanteric crest joins the greater and lesser trochanters anteriorly

    • C. 

      The epicondyles of the femur articulate with the condyles of the tibia

    • D. 

      The fovea is a medially placed depression in the head of the femur

    • E. 

      The interercondylar fossa is located anteriorly and superiorly

  • 20. 
    Which muscle is not in the anterior compartment of the thigh?
    • A. 

      Iliopsoas

    • B. 

      Obturator externus

    • C. 

      Quadriceps femoris

    • D. 

      Sartorius

    • E. 

      Pectineus

  • 21. 
    Medial thigh muscles
    • A. 

      Are mostly innervated by the oburator nerve

    • B. 

      Serve to adduct the thigh

    • C. 

      Include gracilis, semitendinosus and vastus medialis

    • D. 

      A and B

    • E. 

      A, B and C

  • 22. 
    Which is false of the femoral triangle?
    • A. 

      The lateral border is sartorius

    • B. 

      The floor is formed by iliopsoas and pectineus muscles

    • C. 

      It contains the femoral nerve

    • D. 

      The base is formed by the inguinal ligament

    • E. 

      The superior boundary is the apex of the triangle

  • 23. 
    What is the function of the medial compartment of the femoral sheath?
    • A. 

      Houses the femoral artery

    • B. 

      Houses the femoral vein

    • C. 

      It provides a proximal opening at the abdominal end of the femoral sheath

    • D. 

      It allows expansion of the femoral vein during Valsalva strain

  • 24. 
    Which is false of blood vessels of the thigh?
    • A. 

      The superficial epigastric artery arises from the anterior aspect of the femoral artery

    • B. 

      The medial and lateral circumflex femoral arteries arise from the anterior aspect of the femoral artery

    • C. 

      The great saphenous vein could be visualized and palpated anterior to the medial malleolus

    • D. 

      The great saphenous vein joins with the femoral vein at the femoral triangle

    • E. 

      The popliteal vein becomes the femoral vein when it passes through the adductor canal

  • 25. 
    Which of the following does not have an attachment at pes anserinus?
    • A. 

      Sartorius

    • B. 

      Semitendinosus

    • C. 

      Semimembranosus

    • D. 

      Gracilis

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