Physiology And Anatomy: Head And Neck | The Final Exam Practice Test!

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Physiology And Anatomy: Head And Neck | The Final Exam Practice Test!

Welcome to the ultimate practice test for Physiology and Anatomy final exam. In this quiz, we are going to focus on the anatomy of the head and neck. It covers various anatomical aspects of the head and neck, such as the skull, eyes, nose, teeth, ears, and throat, as well as the vital blood vessels and nerves. The questionnaire consists of more than a hundred questions, make sure you read all of them carefully, and answer accordingly. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many bones are found in the skull and face?
    • A. 

      11

    • B. 

      22

    • C. 

      24

    • D. 

      32

  • 2. 
    How many bones are found in the neurocranium?
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      10

  • 3. 
    How many bones are found in the viscerocranium?
    • A. 

      14

    • B. 

      12

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      11

  • 4. 
    Neurocranium means around the cranium and viscerocranium means on the face.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Which area is immediately posterior to the most distal tooth in the upper arch of the dentition?
    • A. 

      Retromolar triangle

    • B. 

      Postglenoid process

    • C. 

      Cribiform plate

    • D. 

      Maxillary tuberosity

  • 6. 
    Which of the following features is located on the temporal bone?
    • A. 

      Superior Temporal Line

    • B. 

      Foramen rotundum

    • C. 

      External Acoustic meatus

    • D. 

      Oribital Plate

  • 7. 
    In addition to the zygomatic bone, which of the following bones has a process that forms the other part of the zygomatic arch?
    • A. 

      Temporal Bone

    • B. 

      Maxillae

    • C. 

      Sphenoid

    • D. 

      Palatine Bone

  • 8. 
    The occipital condyle forms an articulation with which bone?
    • A. 

      Atlas

    • B. 

      Axis

    • C. 

      Coronoid notch

    • D. 

      Coronoid process

  • 9. 
    The orbital apex is composed of the lesser wing of the sphenoid bone and the:
    • A. 

      Ethmoid

    • B. 

      Frontal bone

    • C. 

      Maxillae

    • D. 

      Palatine bone

  • 10. 
    Which of the following landmarks is formed by the maxilla?
    • A. 

      Mental spine

    • B. 

      Median palatine suture

    • C. 

      Retromolar triangle

    • D. 

      Inferior orbital fissure

  • 11. 
    Which of the following structures is located or travels within the infratemporal fossa?
    • A. 

      Masseter muscle

    • B. 

      Pterygopalatine ganglion

    • C. 

      Maxillary division of the fifth cranial nerve

    • D. 

      Posterior superior alveolar artery

  • 12. 
    The concavity noted on the anterior border of the coronoid process of the ramus is the
    • A. 

      Mandibular notch

    • B. 

      Coronoid notch

    • C. 

      Temporal fossa

    • D. 

      Infratemporal fossa

  • 13. 
    The hyoid bone is located _______ and _________ to the thyroid cartilage.
    • A. 

      Inferior, posterior

    • B. 

      Superior, anterior

    • C. 

      Lateral, anterior

  • 14. 
    Which of the following processes is located just inferior and medial to the external acoustic meatus?
    • A. 

      Pterygoid process

    • B. 

      Styloid process

    • C. 

      Mastoid process

    • D. 

      Hamulus

  • 15. 
    The spaces under the three conchae of the lateral walls of the nasal cavity are the
    • A. 

      Ostia

    • B. 

      Ducts

    • C. 

      Meatus

    • D. 

      Inferior nasal conchae

  • 16. 
    The _________ plates of the palatine bones and the ___________ process of the maxillae form the hard palate.
    • A. 

      Horizontal, zygomatic

    • B. 

      Maxillary, palatal

    • C. 

      Horizontal, palatine

    • D. 

      Vertical, palatine

  • 17. 
    Which of the following cranial nerves is associated with the stylomastoid foramen?
    • A. 

      Fifth cranial nerve

    • B. 

      Seventh cranial nerve

    • C. 

      Ninth cranial nerve

    • D. 

      Tenth cranial nerve

  • 18. 
    Which of the following skull bones is paired?
    • A. 

      Ethmoid bone

    • B. 

      Frontal bone

    • C. 

      Occipital bone

    • D. 

      Parietal bones

    • E. 

      Sphenoid bone

    • F. 

      Temporal bone

    • G. 

      Inferior nasal conchae

    • H. 

      Lacrimal bones

    • I. 

      Mandible

    • J. 

      Maxillae

    • K. 

      Vomer

    • L. 

      Zygomatic bones

  • 19. 
    Which of the following bony plates is perforated to allow the passage of the olfactory nerves for the sense of smell?
    • A. 

      Medial plate of the sphenoid bone

    • B. 

      Lateral plate of the sphenoid bone

    • C. 

      Perpendicular plate of ethmoid bone

    • D. 

      Cribiform plate of ethmoid bone

  • 20. 
    Check all of the bones that are in the neurocranium.
    • A. 

      Frontal bone

    • B. 

      Nasal bone

    • C. 

      Maxillae

    • D. 

      Zygomatic

    • E. 

      Parietal

    • F. 

      Occipital

    • G. 

      Palatine

    • H. 

      Vomer

  • 21. 
    In which part of the temporal bone is the TMJ located?
    • A. 

      Squamous

    • B. 

      Tympanic

    • C. 

      Petrous

    • D. 

      Mastoid

  • 22. 
    Which bone is a single bone located at the midline of the skull?
    • A. 

      Temporal

    • B. 

      Zygomatic

    • C. 

      Sphenoid

    • D. 

      Inferior nasal conchae

  • 23. 
    Which of the following bones forms the jugular foramen along with the jugular notch of the temporal bone?
    • A. 

      Occipital

    • B. 

      Mandible

    • C. 

      Parietal

    • D. 

      Sphenoid

  • 24. 
    Which of the following is a faint ridge noted where the right and left mandibular processes fused together in early childhood?
    • A. 

      Mylohyoid line

    • B. 

      Mental protuberance

    • C. 

      Mandibular symphysis

    • D. 

      External oblique line

  • 25. 
    Which of the following structures is a large, roughened projection on the petrous part of the temporal bone?
    • A. 

      Notch

    • B. 

      Process

    • C. 

      Air cells

    • D. 

      Sinus

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