Ankle Joint Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Patient complains of ankle pain and swelling after a game. Physical exam finds moderate inversion laxity with the ankle held in dorsiflexion, with the ankle in plantar flexion , no inversion is found. Which of the following ligaments has been attenuated?
    • A. 

      ATFL

    • B. 

      Anterior tibiofibular ligament

    • C. 

      Deltoid ligament

    • D. 

      CFL

  • 2. 
    A competitive skier makes a turn to the right around a slope. The left ski tuns in the snow causing external rotation of the left ski and boot.  Which of the following ligaments is most likely to be the injured structure?
    • A. 

      Calcaneofibular ligament

    • B. 

      Anterior inferior tibiofibular ligament

    • C. 

      Deltoid ligament

    • D. 

      Calcaneofibular ligament

  • 3. 
    Which movement has the greatest range of motion in the ankle joint?
    • A. 

      Dorsiflexion

    • B. 

      Platarflexion

    • C. 

      Eversion

    • D. 

      Inversion

  • 4. 
    Which muscle dorsiflexes the talar joint and everts the subtalar joint?
    • A. 

      Peroneus longus

    • B. 

      Extensor digitorum longus

    • C. 

      Tibialis anterior

    • D. 

      Tibialis posterior

  • 5. 
    The ligaments that connect the fibula to tibia and calcaneus are :
    • A. 

      Anterior-inferior tibiofibular ligament, Anterior talo-fibular ligament

    • B. 

      Anterior-inferior tibiofibular ligament (AITFL) Posterior-inferior tibiofibular ligament (PITFL) Transverse tibiofibular ligament (TTFL) Interosseous ligament (IOL) Inferior transverse ligament , Anterior talofibilar ligament, calcaneofibular ligament, Anterior-inferior tibiofibular ligament

    • C. 

      Anterior-inferior tibiofibular ligament, Posterior-inferior tibiofibular ligament, Transverse tibiofibular ligament,

    • D. 

      Ransverse tibiofibular ligament, Inferior transverse ligament,

  • 6. 
    Choose the  mechanism of injury in ankle sprains.
    • A. 

      Plantar flexion

    • B. 

      Inversion

    • C. 

      Dorsiflexion and eversion

    • D. 

      Plantarflexion and inversion

  • 7. 
    A grade II ankle sprain is marked by:
    • A. 

      Mild swelling and tenderness with instability

    • B. 

      Moderate talar tilt, severe swelling

    • C. 

      Moderate laxity with anterior drawer test and moderate swelling

    • D. 

      No instability, no swelling

  • 8. 
    Which test for a syndesmosis injury has the highest sensitivity?
    • A. 

      Squeeze test

    • B. 

      External Rotation test

    • C. 

      Anterior drawer test

    • D. 

      Lachman test

  • 9. 
    The anterior drawer test  with the ankle in 20 degrees of plantarflexion most effectively test for the laxity
    • A. 

      Calcaneo-fibular ligament

    • B. 

      Anterior talofibular ligament

    • C. 

      Anterior inferior tibio-femoral ligament

    • D. 

      Deltoid ligament

  • 10. 
    The components of the lateral collateral ankle ligaments are:
    • A. 

      Anterior talo-fibular, posterior talo-fibular, calcaneo-fibular

    • B. 

      Anterior talo-fibular, deltoid, calcaneo fibular ligament

    • C. 

      Anterior tibiofibular ligament, posterior talo-fibular ligament

    • D. 

      Posterior inferior talofibular, calcaneo-fibular, posterior talo-fibular

  • 11. 
    Discolored and painful feet in a patient with ankle and foot complaints are
    • A. 

      A yellow flag

    • B. 

      A red flag

    • C. 

      Reason to assess by a physiotherapist

  • 12. 
    During anterior drawer test a finding of excessive anterior movement on lateral side means
    • A. 

      Medial ligaments are intact

    • B. 

      Both medial and lateral ligaments are affected

    • C. 

      Lateral ligaments are affected

  • 13. 
    A positive talar tilt test is given by
    • A. 

      Translation of talus in anterior direction

    • B. 

      Translation of talus in posterior direction

    • C. 

      Translation of talus in medial direction

    • D. 

      Translation of talus in both medial and lateral direction

  • 14. 
    Symptomatic ankle sprains for more than 6 weeks are
    • A. 

      Chronic ankle sprains

    • B. 

      Grade III sprains

    • C. 

      A red flag

    • D. 

      A yellow flag

  • 15. 
     The normal finding for passive range of motion in ankle joint ( both talar and subtalar) is
    • A. 

      Hard end feel

    • B. 

      Tissue stretch

    • C. 

      Bone to bone

    • D. 

      Empty end feel