Gross Anatomy - Unit 2

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Gross Anatomy Unit 2 - The Lower Extremity - Multiple Choice, True/False and Fill in the Blank - Some questions have more than one answer


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In regards to the hip joint, (posteriorly) limits medial rotation
  • 2. 
    The human lower extremities are specialized for
    • A. 

      Stability during weight bearing and gain

    • B. 

      Fusion of bones

    • C. 

      Connecting with the axial skeleton

    • D. 

      Attaching ligaments

    • E. 

      Tacos

  • 3. 
    What is the link between the lower limbs and axial skeleton?
  • 4. 
    The joints of lower skeleton are designed to
    • A. 

      Flexion and extension

    • B. 

      Medial and lateral rotation

    • C. 

      Stabilize surrounding joints

    • D. 

      Support the body weight and propulsion during locomotion

    • E. 

      Do the locomotion

  • 5. 
    The pelvic girdle is composed of how many bones?
  • 6. 
    Name the bones that form the pelvic girdle
  • 7. 
    The coccyx bone is also know as the
  • 8. 
    The coxal bone (hip bone) is the result of its fusion of what bones?
  • 9. 
    Where does the fusion of the ilium, ischium and pubis take place?
  • 10. 
    What's the common name for the acetabulum?
  • 11. 
    The larger, upper part of the hipbone and forms the upper part of the acetabulum
  • 12. 
    Forms the anteromedial part of the hipbone and acetabulum
  • 13. 
    Forms the postero-inferior part of the hipbone and acetabulum
  • 14. 
    The acetabulum can be divided into what 2 portions?
  • 15. 
    True or False - The true pelvis is above and the false pelvis is below
  • 16. 
    True or false - The true pelvis is also know as the lesser pelvis and the false pelvis is also know as the greater pelvis
  • 17. 
    The acetabulum is what shape?
    • A. 

      Oval

    • B. 

      Cashew

    • C. 

      Cup

    • D. 

      Triangle

    • E. 

      Rhombus

  • 18. 
    The seperation of the true pelvis and false pelvis is formed by an oblique plane that passes through
    • A. 

      The sacral promontory

    • B. 

      The arcuate line of the ilium

    • C. 

      The pectineal line of the pubis

    • D. 

      The upper margin of the pubic synthesis

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 19. 
    The femur articulates with what bone superiorly?
  • 20. 
    The femur articulates with what 2 bones inferiorly?
  • 21. 
    This is the longest and strongest bone in the body
  • 22. 
    The head of the femur is about
    • A. 

      1/3 of a sphere

    • B. 

      1/4 of a sphere

    • C. 

      3/4 of a sphere

    • D. 

      2/3 of a sphere

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 23. 
    What serves as an attachment for the ligament of the head of the femur?
  • 24. 
    What connects the head of the femur to the shaft of the femur?
  • 25. 
    The neck of the femur is oriented (Check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Inferiorly

    • B. 

      Superiorly

    • C. 

      Posteriorly

    • D. 

      Laterally

    • E. 

      Anteriorly

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