The Axial Skeleton Test (Chap.7 The Skeleton)

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Queen White Anatomy/ Physiology 6-29-11 Mrs. Kiel Assignment :This test will assess your understanding of the skull and its parts. Read and complete all questions in the time given.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
      This bone forms the inferior portion of the nasal septum: 
    • A. 

      A. ethmoid

    • B. 

      b. palatine

    • C. 

      c. vomer

    • D. 

      d. inferior nasal concha

  • 2. 
       Most of the "cheek" of the face is formed by this bone
    • A. 

      a. zygomatic

    • B. 

      B. facial

    • C. 

      C. maxilla

    • D. 

      D. temporal

  • 3. 
      The rounded boney process that can be palpated behind your ear is the: 
    • A. 

      a. occipital condyle

    • B. 

      b. mastoid process

    • C. 

      c. mandibular condyle

    • D. 

      d. occipital protuberance

  • 4. 
      •  How many total bones make up the cranium:
    • A. 

      A. 6

    • B. 

      b. 7

    • C. 

      C. 8

    • D. 

      D. 12

  • 5. 
      This passageway connects the nasal cavity and the orbit
    • A. 

      a. hypoglossal canal

    • B. 

      b. inferior orbital fissure

    • C. 

      c. lacrimal canal

    • D. 

      d. infraorbital foramen

  • 6. 
      This single bone is located medially to the eyes and forms the roof of the nasal cavity: 
    • A. 

      A. sphenoid

    • B. 

      b. vomer

    • C. 

      C. nasal

    • D. 

      d. ethmoid

  • 7. 
      This cranial suture separates the occipital and parietal bones: 
    • A. 

      A. lambdoidal

    • B. 

      b. coronal

    • C. 

      c. saggital

    • D. 

      D. squamous

  • 8. 
      Which facial bone articulates with all other facial bones except the mandible: 
    • A. 

      A. maxilla

    • B. 

      b. vomer

    • C. 

      C. zygomatic

    • D. 

      D. palatine

  • 9. 
      Which of the following bones does not directly contribute to the formation of the orbit: 
    • A. 

      A. vomer

    • B. 

      B. zygomatic

    • C. 

      c. sphenoid

  • 10. 
       Which of the following bones does not directly contribute to the formation of the orbit:
    • A. 

      a. vomer

    • B. 

      B. zygomatic

    • C. 

      C. sphenoid

    • D. 

      d. ethmoid

  • 11. 
      Which of the following structures is incorrectly paired with its corresponding bone: 
    • A. 

      A. stylomastoid foramen :: occipital

    • B. 

      B. pterygoid process :: sphenoid

    • C. 

      c. jugular notch :: sternum

    • D. 

      d. coronoid process :: mandible

  • 12. 
       How many total bones make up the skull (middle ear bones not included): 
    • A. 

      a. 8

    • B. 

      b. 12

    • C. 

      c. 22

    • D. 

      d. 32

  • 13. 
      This single bone is located medially to the eyes and forms the roof of the nasal cavity:
    • A. 

      A. sphenoid

    • B. 

      b. vomer

    • C. 

      c. nasal

    • D. 

      D. ethmoid

  • 14. 
    Palatine bones
    • A. 

      A.various shapes that dont fit the other categories vertabrae and hip bones

    • B. 

      B.L-shaped bones form a portion of the hard palate - aka roof of the mouth

    • C. 

      C.allows passage of the mandibular division of cranial nerve - allows exit

    • D. 

      D.longer than they are wide a bone has a shaft and 2 distinct ends

  • 15. 
    Maxilla bones
    • A. 

      A.open spaces between trabeculare are filled with red or yellow bone marrow lightens weight and maintains strength

    • B. 

      B.provides a framework that supports the body, sites for muscle attatchment, protective covering for certain organs and regions of the bod

    • C. 

      Skull, vertebral column, bony thorax c.appendicular bones are those bones attatched to the axial bones

    • D. 

      Form upper jaw and central part of facial skeleton d.key stone bones of the face becasue they articulate with all other facial bones except the mandible

  • 16. 
    Lamboid suture
    • A. 

      A.back of the head picture, occurs where the parietal bone meet the occipital bone posteriorly

    • B. 

      B.slender, plow shaped, lies in nasal cavity forms the inferior part of the septum - bone that looks like a fin

    • C. 

      C.various shapes that dont fit the other categories vertabrae and hip bones

    • D. 

      D.allows for passage of the maxillary division of cranial nerve - allows exit of the nerve

  • 17. 
    The roles bones play
    • A. 

      A.contains a deep grove where the lacrimal sac lays that gathers tears allowing fluid to drain from the eyes into the nasal cavity

    • B. 

      B.slender, plow shaped, lies in nasal cavity forms the inferior part of the septum - bone that looks like a fin

    • C. 

      C.sits in the neck, floats within the body, embedded within a ligament, its function is to move up the larynx when we swallow

    • D. 

      D.provides a framework that supports the body, sites for muscle attatchment, protective covering for certain organs and regions of the bod

  • 18. 
    Mandible
    • A. 

      A.allow passage of the hypoglossal nerve

    • B. 

      B.is the strongest skull bone

    • C. 

      C.tiny tiny foramen which lead to the nasal cavity

    • D. 

      D.sesamoid bones

  • 19. 
    Which bone protects the brain?
    • A. 

      A. Calcium

    • B. 

      B. The cranium

    • C. 

      C.The cerebrum

    • D. 

      D. The cerebellum

  • 20. 
    Besides the brain, the skull also protects ...
    • A. 

      A. the diaphragm

    • B. 

      B.the body's cells

    • C. 

      C. the sense organs

    • D. 

      D. the lungs

  • 21. 
    Axial skeleton is structured from _________ bones
    • A. 

      A.20

    • B. 

      B.40

    • C. 

      C.60

    • D. 

      D.80

  • 22. 
    What are not one of the major regoins of the axial skeleton?
    • A. 

      A.skull

    • B. 

      B. vetebral column

    • C. 

      C.thoracic cage

    • D. 

      D.abdomen pelvic cage

  • 23. 
    What bone does not help form the skull?
    • A. 

      A. cranial

    • B. 

      B.facial bone

    • C. 

      C. nasal bone

  • 24. 
    The facial bones does all of the following except for
    • A. 

      A. protect eyeballs

    • B. 

      B. secure the teeth

    • C. 

      C.anchor facial expressions

  • 25. 
    Sutures are
    • A. 

      A.forms facial bone structure

    • B. 

      B.interlocking joints of the adult bones

    • C. 

      C.sense organ of sight

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