Block 5 Anatomy Wk 1 From Ta's W Xpl

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Anatomy Quizzes & Trivia

Put together by the lab TA's for the first week of anatomy


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A 58 year-old diabetic woman presents with swelling of the right face and diplopia for three days, but she is otherwise normal. What is the most likely reason for this condition?
    • A. 

      Severing the middle meningeal artery

    • B. 

      Trauma to the right infraorbital nerve

    • C. 

      Thrombophlebitis of the cavernous sinus

    • D. 

      Cranial nerve VII palsy

    • E. 

      Horner's syndrome

  • 2. 
    Mr. Johnson, shows up to the emergency with a severe headache after a blow to the head that was followed by loss of consciousness. A CT scan show a lens shaped hematoma, which hematoma is most likely?
    • A. 

      Subdural

    • B. 

      Epidural

    • C. 

      Subarachnoid

    • D. 

      Cerebral

  • 3. 
    Which cranial nerves exit the skull thru the Jugular Foramen?
    • A. 

      Glossopharyngeal, Vagus, Spinal Accessory

    • B. 

      VIII, IX, X

    • C. 

      Abducens, Vagus, Spinal Accessory

    • D. 

      X, XI, XII

    • E. 

      Glossopharyngeal, Vagus, Hypoglossal

  • 4. 
    The pterion is a craniometic point formed from the junction of which of the following bones:
    • A. 

      Ethmoid, Temporal, Frontal, Parietal

    • B. 

      Sphenoid, Ethmoid, Temporal, Frontal

    • C. 

      Sphenoid, Zygomatic, Temporal, Parietal

    • D. 

      Sphenoid, Temporal, Frontal, Parietal

    • E. 

      Temporal, Frontal, Parietal

  • 5. 
    What structures do not exit from the jugular foramen?
    • A. 

      Cranial Nerve IX

    • B. 

      Vagus Nerve

    • C. 

      Hypoglossal Nerve

    • D. 

      Internal Jugular Vein

    • E. 

      Cranial Nerve XI

  • 6. 
     A patient is brought in after a trauma. The patient in noted to have cerebrospinal fluid draining from their nostrils. What other clinical sign would you expect?
    • A. 

      Deafness

    • B. 

      Periorbital ecchymoses

    • C. 

      Battle's Sign

    • D. 

      Nystagmus

    • E. 

      Pupil non-reactive light

  • 7. 
    What cranial nerve carries touch from the anterior 2/3's of the tongue?
    • A. 

      Lingual nerve

    • B. 

      Cranial nerve VII

    • C. 

      Chordi Tympani Nerve

    • D. 

      Cranial nerve V1

    • E. 

      Inferior Alveolar Nerve

  • 8. 
    A patient presents to the ER unconscious after being hit in the head with a baseball. A head CT is done and a lens shaped hematoma is seen compressing the right lobe of the brain. The artery that causes that this type of hematoma travels though this foramen to enter the skull?
    • A. 

      Foramen Magnum

    • B. 

      Foramen Rotundum

    • C. 

      Foramen Ovale

    • D. 

      Foramen Lacerum

    • E. 

      Foramen Spinosum

  • 9. 
    Mrs. Roger's presents to your Neurology Clinic today because her primary care doctor diagnosed her with Herpes Zoster. She has been experiencing some visual loss for the past week. This virus must have affected what nerve?
    • A. 

      Facial nerve

    • B. 

      Maxillary nerve

    • C. 

      Mandibular nerve

    • D. 

      Opthalmic nerve

    • E. 

      Auriculotemporal nerve

  • 10. 
    After ingesting a toxic substance found in her friend's home, a 12-year-old girl is unable to close her lips. Which of the following muscles may be paralyzed?
    • A. 

      Levator labii superioris

    • B. 

      Zygomaticus minor

    • C. 

      Orbicularis oris

    • D. 

      Lateral pterygoid

    • E. 

      Depressor labii inferioris

  • 11. 
    During surgery for a malignant parotid tumor in a 69-year-old woman, the main trunk of the facial nerve is lacerated. Which of the following muscles is paralyzed?
    • A. 

      Masseter muscle

    • B. 

      Stylopharyngeus muscle

    • C. 

      Anterior belly of the digastric muscle

    • D. 

      Buccinator muscle

    • E. 

      Tensor tympani

  • 12. 
    A patient presenting with Oculomotor Nerve Palsy has which symptom(s):
    • A. 

      Miosis and ptosis,

    • B. 

      Mydriasis and ptosis

    • C. 

      Eye is "up and in"

    • D. 

      Eye is "down and in"

  • 13. 
    The scalp receives an anastomosing blood network from both the external and internal carotid arteries. The external carotid artery supplies the scalp with the:
    • A. 

      Supratrochlear artery

    • B. 

      Facial artery

    • C. 

      Supraorbital

    • D. 

      Occipital artery

    • E. 

      Vertebral artery

  • 14. 
    The Optic Nerve (CNII) exits the cranial cavity by passing through a foramen belonging to which of the following intracranial fossae?
    • A. 

      Posterior Cranial Fossa

    • B. 

      Dorsal Cranial Fossa

    • C. 

      Anterior Cranial Fossa

    • D. 

      Middle Cranial Fossa

    • E. 

      Superior Cranial Fossa

  • 15. 
    An injury to the structure that passes through the foramen spinosum would result in:
    • A. 

      Subdural hematoma

    • B. 

      Loss of sensation to the madibular region of the face

    • C. 

      Partial loss of mastication

    • D. 

      Epidural hematoma

  • 16. 
    What muscle is innervated by the facial nerve?
    • A. 

      Medial pterygoid

    • B. 

      Masseter

    • C. 

      Platysma

    • D. 

      Temporalis

    • E. 

      Lateral pterygoid

  • 17. 
    Which 2 arteries that supply the scalp originate from a branch of the Internal Carotid Artery?
    • A. 

      Supratrochlear & Supraorbital

    • B. 

      Superficial Temporal and Posterior Auricular

    • C. 

      Posterior Auricular and Occipital

    • D. 

      Supratrochlear and Occipital

  • 18. 
    When Leonardo gets really angry he turns bright red and flares his nostrils. Which facial muscle is he using?
    • A. 

      Procerus

    • B. 

      Nasalis

    • C. 

      Levator labii superioris alaeque nasi

    • D. 

      Risorius

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