Bones And Muscles Of The Face Quiz

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Bones And Muscles Of The Face Quiz

Knowledge of facial anatomy is vital to be able to reconstruct a face from a skull. In the human skull, the facial skeleton consists of fourteen bones in the face. Take up the quiz below and see how much you understood the topic on bones and muscles of the face. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which Muscle opens and closes the nasal openings
    • A. 

      Procerus nazi

    • B. 

      Triangularis

    • C. 

      Nazalis

    • D. 

      Nasal Conchae

  • 2. 
    What do you chew with
    • A. 

      Mentalis

    • B. 

      Masseter

    • C. 

      Obicularis oris

    • D. 

      Buccinator

  • 3. 
    What action does the risorus make?
    • A. 

      Makes forehead frown

    • B. 

      Draws up corners of mouth

    • C. 

      Raises upper lip

    • D. 

      Makes chewing movement

  • 4. 
    Where abouts is the ethmoid bone
    • A. 

      Inside the back of the mouth

    • B. 

      In the middle of the nasal passage

    • C. 

      Inside the upper eye

  • 5. 
    Where is the lacrimal bone
    • A. 

      Forms the inner wall of the eye

    • B. 

      Inside the mouth

    • C. 

      Inside the inner ear

  • 6. 
    Where abouts is external auditory canal
    • A. 

      Inside the head behind the ear

    • B. 

      Side of the head below the temples

    • C. 

      Attached to the temporal bone

  • 7. 
    How many bones are there altogether in the skull
    • A. 

      20

    • B. 

      22

    • C. 

      18

  • 8. 
    How many bones altogether form the cranium
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      6

  • 9. 
    How many different  muscles are there on the face and neck
    • A. 

      17

    • B. 

      18

    • C. 

      16

    • D. 

      20

  • 10. 
    What type of bone is the sphenoid
    • A. 

      Facial

    • B. 

      Long

    • C. 

      Short

    • D. 

      Cranial

  • 11. 
    How many thoracic bones are there
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      7

    • D. 

      12

  • 12. 
    Which muscle pulls the eyebrows together
    • A. 

      Corrugator

    • B. 

      Frontalis

    • C. 

      Procerus Nazi

    • D. 

      Obbicularis Occuli

  • 13. 
    Levator Labii is where
    • A. 

      Over the cheek bone

    • B. 

      Down the side of the nose

    • C. 

      Side of the mouth at the bottom

    • D. 

      Diagonal accross the neck

  • 14. 
    The platysma does what
    • A. 

      Compress the cheeks

    • B. 

      Clenches the neck

    • C. 

      Opens the mouth

    • D. 

      Wrinkles the nose