The Quiz About Human Anatomy

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The part of the uterine wall which is not shed during menstruation is the:
    • A. 

      Endometrium

    • B. 

      Myometrium

    • C. 

      Mesometrium

    • D. 

      Cervical mucosa

    • E. 

      Rugae

  • 2. 
    The extension of the vaginal lumen around the intravaginal part of the uterine cervix is the:
    • A. 

      Cervical canal

    • B. 

      Uterine lumen

    • C. 

      Fornix

    • D. 

      Rectouterine Pouch

    • E. 

      Uterovesical Pouch

  • 3. 
    Which of the following would be most likely to be damaged by a stab wound into the ischiorectal (ischioanal) fossa 2 cm lateral to the anal canal?
    • A. 

      Crus of the Penis

    • B. 

      Perineal Body

    • C. 

      Pudendal Nerve

    • D. 

      Inferior Rectal Artery

    • E. 

      Vesicular Bulb

  • 4. 
    Lymphatic drainage of the terminal portion of the gastrointestinal tract may flow initially into either the superficial inguinal nodes or the pararectal nodes, depending upon whether the lymph is formed above or below the:
    • A. 

      Anorectal Junction

    • B. 

      Muscular Sling of the Puborectalis Muscle

    • C. 

      Pectinate Line

    • D. 

      White Line

    • E. 

      Cutaneous Zone

  • 5. 
    Under normal conditions, fertilization occurs in which part of the female reproductive tract?
    • A. 

      Infundibulum of the Uterine Tube

    • B. 

      Ampulla of the Uterine Tube

    • C. 

      Isthmus of the Uterine Tube

    • D. 

      Uterine Lumen

    • E. 

      Cervical Canal

  • 6. 
    Benign hyperplasia (excessive growth of cells) of which part of the male reproductive system would be most likely to interfere with the passage of urine?
    • A. 

      Periurethral Zone of the Prostate

    • B. 

      Central Zone of the Prostate

    • C. 

      Peripheral Zone of the Prostate

    • D. 

      Ejaculatory Duct

    • E. 

      Seminal Vesicle

  • 7. 
    After agreeing to have no more children, a man and his wife decided he should have a vasectomy. What structure would then be surgically ligated?
    • A. 

      Ductus deferens

    • B. 

      Ejaculatory duct

    • C. 

      Epididymis

    • D. 

      Fossa navicularis

    • E. 

      Seminal vesicle

  • 8. 
    Which pair of structures does NOT differentiate from comparable embryonic structures in the male and female?
    • A. 

      Bulb of corpus spongeosum and vestibular bulb

    • B. 

      Shaft of penis and labia majora

    • C. 

      Glans of penis and glans of clitoris

    • D. 

      Crus of corpus cavernosum penis and crus of corpus cavernosum clitoris

  • 9. 
    Which structure does NOT form part of the boundary defining the trigone of the bladder?
    • A. 

      Interuteric crest

    • B. 

      Left Ureteric Orifice

    • C. 

      Right Ureteric Orifice

    • D. 

      Urachus

    • E. 

      Urethral Orifice

  • 10. 
    Which structure is found only in males?
    • A. 

      Anterior recess of ischoianal fossa

    • B. 

      Genital Hiatus

    • C. 

      Ischiocavernosus muscle

    • D. 

      Rectovesical pouch

    • E. 

      Sphincter urethrae muscle

  • 11. 
    Which structure is outlined with contrast on a CT using intraperitoneal contrast material?
    • A. 

      Ovary

    • B. 

      Prostate

    • C. 

      Rectum

    • D. 

      Seminal Vesicles

    • E. 

      Vagina

  • 12. 
    The prostate is often imaged using an ultrasound transducer placed in which location?
    • A. 

      Penis

    • B. 

      Perineum

    • C. 

      Rectum

    • D. 

      Urethra

    • E. 

      Urinary Bladder

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is considered a part of the broad ligament?
    • A. 

      Mesovarium

    • B. 

      Ovarian ligament

    • C. 

      Round ligament of the uterus

    • D. 

      Suspensory Ligament of the ovary

    • E. 

      Uterosacral ligament

  • 14. 
    Which of the following does not conduct spermatozoa?
    • A. 

      Ampulla of the ductus deferens

    • B. 

      Duct of the seminal vesicle

    • C. 

      Epididymis

    • D. 

      Prostatic Urethra

  • 15. 
    During the course of surgery for benign prostatic hypertrophy (benign enlargement of the prostate tissue which occludes the prostatic urethra) an electrical cutting device is inserted into the penile, then prostatic urethra, to remove the hypertrophic tissue. The posterior wall of the prostatic urethra is by necessity removed as well. Which part of the male seminal tract may also be partially removed?
    • A. 

      Duct of seminal vesicle

    • B. 

      Ductus deferens

    • C. 

      Ejaculatory duct

    • D. 

      Fossa navicularis

    • E. 

      Seminiferous tubule

  • 16. 
    A 27-year-old woman is examined by her gynecologist. Upon rectal examination, a firm structure, directly in front of the rectum in the midline, is palpated through the anterior wall of the rectum. This structure is the:
    • A. 

      Bladder

    • B. 

      Body of uterus

    • C. 

      Cervix of uterus

    • D. 

      Pubic symphysis

    • E. 

      Vagina

  • 17. 
    The most inferior extent of the peritoneal cavity in the female is the:
    • A. 

      Pararectal fossa

    • B. 

      Paravesical fossa

    • C. 

      Rectouterine pouch

    • D. 

      Rectovesical pouch

    • E. 

      Vesicouterine pouch

  • 18. 
    The prostate gland:
    • A. 

      Contains upper, middle and lower lobes

    • B. 

      Encircles the urethra

    • C. 

      Is well imaged radiologically using an intravenous urogram

    • D. 

      Is extraperitoneal

    • E. 

      B and D

  • 19. 
    A 64-year-old woman was diagnosed as having carcinoma of the distal gastrointestinal tract. At surgery, lymph nodes from the sacral, internal iliac and inguinal lymph node groups were removed and sent to pathology for study. Only the superificial inguinal nodes contained cancerous cells. In which part of the GI tract was the tumor localized?
    • A. 

      Cutaneous portion of anal canal

    • B. 

      Distal rectum

    • C. 

      Mucosal zone of anal canal

    • D. 

      Pectinate line of anal canal

    • E. 

      Proximal rectum

  • 20. 
    Structures within the lower gastrointestinal tract specialized for physical support of fecal material are the:
    • A. 

      Transverse rectal folds

    • B. 

      Circular folds

    • C. 

      Anal valves

    • D. 

      Anal columns

  • 21. 
    A malignant tumor in the cutaneous zone of the anal canal would most likely metastasize (spread) to which group of lymph nodes?
    • A. 

      Inferior mesenteric

    • B. 

      Pararectal

    • C. 

      Sacral

    • D. 

      Superficial inguinal

  • 22. 
    Which of these features of the anal canal serves to indicate the point where the mucosal covering of the gastrointestinal tract ends and a skin-like covering begins?
    • A. 

      Mucosal zone

    • B. 

      White line

    • C. 

      Transitional zone

    • D. 

      Pectinate line

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