Head And Neck Anatomy Final Practice Part I

106 Questions
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  • 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. 
    • 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. 
    • A. Coronal Suture
    • A.
    • B. squamosal suture
    • B.
    • C. sagittal suture
    • C.
    • D. Lambdoidal suture
    • D.
  • 9. 
    The occipital condyle forms an articulation with which bone?
    • A. 

      Atlas

    • B. 

      Axis

    • C. 

      Coronoid notch

    • D. 

      Coronoid process

  • 10. 
    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

  • 11. 
    Match.
    • A. Lingula
    • A.
    • B. Submandibular fossa
    • B.
    • C. genial tubercles
    • C.
    • D. mandibular foramen
    • D.
    • E. external oblique line
    • E.
  • 12. 
    • A. 

      Mental spine

    • B. 

      Median palatine suture

    • C. 

      Retromolar triangle

    • D. 

      Inferior orbital fissure

  • 13. 
    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

  • 14. 
    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

  • 15. 
    The hyoid bone is located _______ and _________ to the thyroid cartilage.
    • A. 

      Inferior, posterior

    • B. 

      Superior, anterior

    • C. 

      Lateral, anterior

  • 16. 
    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

  • 17. 
    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

  • 18. 
    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

  • 19. 
    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

  • 20. 
    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

  • 21. 
    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

  • 22. 
    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

  • 23. 
    In which part of the temporal bone is the TMJ located?
    • A. 

      Squamous

    • B. 

      Tympanic

    • C. 

      Petrous

    • D. 

      Mastoid

  • 24. 
    Which bone is a single bone located at the midline of the skull?
    • A. 

      Temporal

    • B. 

      Zygomatic

    • C. 

      Sphenoid

    • D. 

      Inferior nasal conchae

  • 25. 
    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

  • 26. 
    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

  • 27. 
    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

  • 28. 
    Which of the following landmarks is an anterior process located on the sphenoid bone?
    • A. 

      Wing

    • B. 

      Notch

    • C. 

      Body

    • D. 

      Angle

  • 29. 
    The lacrimal gland is located just inside the lateral part of the
    • A. 

      Glabella

    • B. 

      Supraorbital ridge

    • C. 

      Supraorbital notch

    • D. 

      Nasion

  • 30. 
    The occipital condyles are located __________ and ______________ to the foramen magnum.
    • A. 

      Medial, anterior

    • B. 

      Lateral, anterior

    • C. 

      Medial, posterior

    • D. 

      Lateral, posterior

  • 31. 
    Which bone forms both the superior and middle nasal conchae?
    • A. 

      Occipital bone

    • B. 

      Mandible

    • C. 

      Maxilla

    • D. 

      Ethmoid

  • 32. 
    How many cervical vertebra are on the human neck?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      9

    • D. 

      11

  • 33. 
    The single floating bone in the neck is the hyoid bone
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 34. 
    The pair of foramina that are located above the eye socket on the eyebrow are called _________ foramen.
    • A. 

      PSA

    • B. 

      Infraorbital

    • C. 

      Supraorbital

    • D. 

      Superorbital

  • 35. 
    The frontal bone in the interior cranial view surrounds another smaller "walnut shaped " bone called the __________________ bone.
    • A. 

      Ethmoid bone

    • B. 

      Sphenoid bone

    • C. 

      Glabella

    • D. 

      Vomer

  • 36. 
    The cranial depression that contains the pituitary gland is called the
    • A. 

      Hamulus

    • B. 

      Pituitary depression

    • C. 

      Sella turcica

    • D. 

      Foramen magnum

  • 37. 
    The pencil-shaped process occurs on the inferior portion of the temporal bone is the_______________.
    • A. 

      Hamulus

    • B. 

      Styloid process

    • C. 

      Mandibular spine

    • D. 

      Lingula

  • 38. 
    The hard palate consists of which two bones?
    • A. 

      Palatal bone and the bone with the greater palatine foramen as a landmark

    • B. 

      Vomer and the ethmoid bone

    • C. 

      Maxilla and the palatine bone

    • D. 

      Palatine process of the maxilla and the vomer bone

  • 39. 
    The submandibular gland rests on the mandible on the internal surface of the mandible anterior and superior to the internal oblique line (mylohyoid line)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 40. 
    Both the origin of the frontal belly of the epicranial muscle and the insertion of its occipital belly are at the
    • A. 

      Clavicle and sternum

    • B. 

      Mastoid process

    • C. 

      Epicranial aponeurosis

    • D. 

      Pterygomandibuler raphe

  • 41. 
    Which of the following muscles is considered a muscle of mastication?
    • A. 

      Buccinator

    • B. 

      Risorius

    • C. 

      Mentalis

    • D. 

      Masseter

  • 42. 
    The origin of a muscle is considered to be
    • A. 

      The starting point of a muscle

    • B. 

      Where the muscle fibers join the bone tendon

    • C. 

      The muscle end attached to the least movable structure

    • D. 

      The muscle end attached to the most movable structure

  • 43. 
    Which of the following muscle pairs is divided by a median septum?
    • A. 

      Geniohyoid

    • B. 

      Masseter

    • C. 

      Digastric

    • D. 

      Transverse

  • 44. 
    Which of the following paired muscles unite medially forming the floor of the mouth?
    • A. 

      Geniohyoid

    • B. 

      Omohyoid

    • C. 

      Digastric

    • D. 

      Mylohyoid

  • 45. 
    Which of the following muscle groups below serve to depress the hyoid bone?
    • A. 

      Muscles of mastication

    • B. 

      Suprahyoid muscles

    • C. 

      Infrahyoid muscles

    • D. 

      Extrinsic tongue muscles

  • 46. 
    Which of the following is the MOST commonly used muscle when the patients lips close around the saliva ejector?
    • A. 

      Risorius

    • B. 

      Mentalis

    • C. 

      Mylohyoid

    • D. 

      Buccinator

    • E. 

      Orbicularis oris

  • 47. 
    Which of the following muscle groups is involved in both elevating the hyoid bone and depressing the mandible
    • A. 

      Muscles of mastication

    • B. 

      Suprahyoid muscles

    • C. 

      Infrahyoid muscles

    • D. 

      Intrinsic tongue muscles

  • 48. 
    Which of the following muscle groups listed below is innervated by the cervical nerves?
    • A. 

      Muscles of mastication

    • B. 

      Muscles of facial expression

    • C. 

      Suprahyoid muscles

    • D. 

      Infrahyoid muscles

    • E. 

      Intrinsic tongue muscles

  • 49. 
    Which muscle can make the patient's oral vestibule more shallow thereby making dental work sometimes difficult?
    • A. 

      Mentalis

    • B. 

      Zygomaticus major

    • C. 

      Depressor anguli oris

    • D. 

      Levator anguli oris

  • 50. 
    Which of the following muscle groups is innervated by the facial nerve?
    • A. 

      Intrinsic tongue muscles

    • B. 

      Extrinsic tongue muscles

    • C. 

      Muscles of facial expression

    • D. 

      Muscles of mastication

  • 51. 
    Which of the following muscle groups inserts directly on the hyoid bone?
    • A. 

      Geniohyoid, stylohyoid, and omohyoid muscles

    • B. 

      Masseter, stylohyoid, and digastric muscles

    • C. 

      Masseter, buccinator, and omohyoid muscles

    • D. 

      Palatopharygeus and palatoglossus muscles and muscle of the uvula

  • 52. 
    Which of the following muscles is used when a patient grimaces?
    • A. 

      Epicranial

    • B. 

      Corrugator supercilii

    • C. 

      Risorius

    • D. 

      Mentalis

  • 53. 
    Which of the following muscles is an extrinsic muscle of the tongue?
    • A. 

      Geniohyoid muscle

    • B. 

      Hyoglossus muscle

    • C. 

      Mylohyoid muscle

    • D. 

      Transverse muscle

  • 54. 
    Which muscle of facial expression compresses the cheeks during chewing, assisting the muscles of mastication?
    • A. 

      Risorius

    • B. 

      Buccinator

    • C. 

      Mentalis

    • D. 

      Obicularis oris

  • 55. 
    The superior pharygeal constrictor muscle is noted to 
    • A. 

      Originate from the larynx

    • B. 

      Insert on the median pharyngeal raphe

    • C. 

      Overlap the styopharygeus muscle

    • D. 

      Be a longitudinal muscle of the pharynx

  • 56. 
    Which of the following statements concerning the masseter muscle is CORRECT?
    • A. 

      Most superficial muscle of facial expression

    • B. 

      Originates from the zygomatic arch

    • C. 

      Inserts on the medial surface of the mandibles angle

    • D. 

      Depresses the mandible during jaw movement

  • 57. 
    Which of the following muscles forms the anterior faucial pillar in the oral cavity?
    • A. 

      Palatoglossus

    • B. 

      Palatopharyngeus

    • C. 

      Stylopharyngeus

    • D. 

      Tensor veli palatini

  • 58. 
    Which of the following situations occurs when BOTH sternocleidomastoid muscles are used by the patient?
    • A. 

      Neck is drawn laterally

    • B. 

      Head flexes at the neck

    • C. 

      Chin moves superiorly to the contralateral side

    • D. 

      Head rotates and is drawn to the shoulders

  • 59. 
    Which muscle does not aid in smiling with the lips when it contracts?
    • A. 

      Zygomatic major muscle

    • B. 

      Levator anguli oris muscle

    • C. 

      Zygomaticus minor muscle

    • D. 

      Epicranial muscle

  • 60. 
    Which muscle is located just deep to the skin of the neck?
    • A. 

      Platysma

    • B. 

      Buccinator

    • C. 

      Risorius

    • D. 

      Mentalis

  • 61. 
    Which muscle listed is considered MOST superior on the head and neck?
    • A. 

      Corrugator supercilii muscle

    • B. 

      Zygomatic major muscle

    • C. 

      Superior pharyngeal constrictor muscle

    • D. 

      Superior belly of the omohyoid muscle

  • 62. 
    Which muscle listed below, when contracted, causes a frown?
    • A. 

      Zygomaticus minor muscle

    • B. 

      Levator anguli oris muscle

    • C. 

      Depressor anguli oris muscle

    • D. 

      Risorius muscle

  • 63. 
    Which muscle listed below is MOST superficial  in regards to location?
    • A. 

      Masseter muscle

    • B. 

      Medial pterygoid muscle

    • C. 

      Lateral pterygoid muscle

    • D. 

      Superior pharyngeal constrictor muscle

  • 64. 
    Which of the following muscle pairs are considered to be intrinsic tongue muscles? 
    • A. 

      Superior longitudinal

    • B. 

      Genioglossus

    • C. 

      Styloglossus

    • D. 

      Hyoglossus

  • 65. 
    All the muscles of the pharynx are known to be involved in
    • A. 

      Closing the jaws

    • B. 

      Facial expression

    • C. 

      Middle ear function

    • D. 

      Stabilization of the mandible

  • 66. 
    The posterior belly of the digastric muscle is also considered a (an)
    • A. 

      Muscle of facial expression

    • B. 

      Posterior suprahyoid muscle

    • C. 

      Intrinsic muscle of the tongue

    • D. 

      Extrsinsic muscle of the tongue

  • 67. 
    Which of the following nerves innervates the temporalis muscle?
    • A. 

      First cervical nerve by way of hypoglossal nerve

    • B. 

      Ninth cranial nerve or glosspharyngeal nerve

    • C. 

      Maxillary branch of the trigeminal nerve

    • D. 

      Seventh cranial nerve or facial nerve

    • E. 

      Mandibular branch of the trigeminal nerve

  • 68. 
    Which muscles activity helps to prevent the tongue from sinking back and obstructing respiration?
    • A. 

      Genioglossus muscle

    • B. 

      Stylopharyngeus muscle

    • C. 

      Inferior longitudinal muscle

    • D. 

      Palatoglossus muscle

  • 69. 
    • A. epicranial muscle
    • A.
    • B. oribicularis oculi
    • B.
    • C. corrugator supercilii muscle
    • C.
    • D. platysma
    • D.
    • E. orbiularis oris
    • E.
    • F. mentalis muscle
    • F.
    • G. levator labii superioris alaeque nasi muscle
    • G.
    • H. levator labii superioris
    • H.
  • 70. 
    Which of the following ligaments associated with the TMJ reinforces the joint capsule?
    • A. 

      Styloid

    • B. 

      Stylomandibular

    • C. 

      Temperomandibular

    • D. 

      Sphenomandibular

  • 71. 
    Which of the following muscles is involved in the lateral deviation of the mandible?
    • A. 

      Masseter muscle

    • B. 

      Medial pterygoid muscle

    • C. 

      Lateral pterygoid muscle

    • D. 

      Temporalis muscle

  • 72. 
    Which of the following landmarks associated with the TMJ is located on the mandible?
    • A. 

      Articular eminence

    • B. 

      Condyle

    • C. 

      Articular fossa

    • D. 

      Postglenoid process

  • 73. 
    Which of the following is an overall description of the basic movement performed by the TMJ?
    • A. 

      Gliding only

    • B. 

      Rotational only

    • C. 

      Gliding and rotational

    • D. 

      The TMJ does not move

  • 74. 
    Which of the following movements of the lower jaw is assisted by the temporalis muscle?
    • A. 

      Mandibular depression only

    • B. 

      Mandibular elevation only

    • C. 

      Mandibular retraction only

    • D. 

      Mandibular elevation and retraction

  • 75. 
    Which of the following ligaments associated with the TMJ has the inferior alveolar nerve descend nearby the to gain access to the mandibular foramen?
    • A. 

      Sphenomandibular ligament only

    • B. 

      Stylomandibular ligament only

    • C. 

      Temperomandibular ligament only

    • D. 

      Sphenomandibular and stylomandibular ligaments

  • 76. 
    Which of the following statements about the TMJ is INCORRECT?
    • A. 

      Disc separates the TMJ into synovial cavities

    • B. 

      Disc is attached anteriorly and posteriorly to the condyle

    • C. 

      Gliding movements take place between the disc and the temporal bone

    • D. 

      Inferior surface of the disc is concave

  • 77. 
    Which area of the mandible articulates with the temporal bone at the TMJ?
    • A. 

      Lingula

    • B. 

      Mandibular notch

    • C. 

      Coronoid process

    • D. 

      Condyle

  • 78. 
    During both mandibular protrusion and retraction, the rotation of the articulating surface of the mandible against the disc in the lower synovial cavity is prevented by the
    • A. 

      Facial muscles

    • B. 

      Infrahyoid muscles

    • C. 

      Muscles of mastication

    • D. 

      Ligaments of the TMJ

  • 79. 
    Which structure of the TMJ secretes synovial fluid?
    • A. 

      Mandibular condyle

    • B. 

      Disc of the joint

    • C. 

      Inner capsule lining membranes

    • D. 

      Lateral pterygoid muscle

  • 80. 
    Which list is in order, from the MOST anterior structure to the MOST posterior structure within the TMJ?
    • A. 

      Articular fossa, postglenoid process, articular eminence

    • B. 

      Condyle, coronoid process, mandibular notch

    • C. 

      Articular eminence, articular fossa, postglenoid process

    • D. 

      Coronoid process, condyle, mandibular notch

  • 81. 
    At what position does a displaced disc of the TMJ usually lie?
    • A. 

      Anterior to its usual position

    • B. 

      Posterior to its usually position

    • C. 

      In the articular fossa

    • D. 

      In the mandibular notch

  • 82. 
    The joint capsule of the TMJ wraps around which structure?
    • A. 

      Coronoid process

    • B. 

      Mandibular notch

    • C. 

      Mandibular condyle

    • D. 

      Zygomatic arch

  • 83. 
    Which of the following situations occurs when there is subluxation of the TMJ?
    • A. 

      Head of condyle moves too far anteriorly on the articular eminence

    • B. 

      Neck of condyle moves too far posteriorly on the articular eminence

  • 84. 
    Which of the following landmarks is located on the temporal bone?
    • A. 

      Condyle

    • B. 

      Articular fossa

    • C. 

      Coronoid notch

    • D. 

      External oblique line

  • 85. 
    Which of the following provides branches for the MOST direct blood supply to the TMJ?
    • A. 

      Internal carotid artery

    • B. 

      External carotid artery

    • C. 

      Common carotid artery

    • D. 

      Aorta

  • 86. 
    Which of the following is located posterior to the articular fossa in the region of the TMJ?
    • A. 

      Postglenoid process

    • B. 

      Articular eminence

    • C. 

      Bony separation of the nasal septum

    • D. 

      Zygomatic process of the temporal bone

  • 87. 
    Which of the following nerves innervates the TMJ?
    • A. 

      Facial nerve

    • B. 

      Hypoglossal nerve

    • C. 

      Vagus nerve

    • D. 

      Trigeminal nerve

    • E. 

      Glossopharyngeal nerve

  • 88. 
    Which of the following situations can possibly happen to the temperomandibular disc as a person ages?
    • A. 

      Increased blood supply

    • B. 

      Fewer calcifications

    • C. 

      Perforations of structure

    • D. 

      Thickening of structure

  • 89. 
    The TMJ is called a compound ginglymodiathroadial. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 90. 
    Which of the following is NOT a movement of the TMJ?
    • A. 

      Contraction

    • B. 

      Depression

    • C. 

      Elevation

    • D. 

      Projection

    • E. 

      Retraction

    • F. 

      Lateral movement

  • 91. 
    The posterior superior alveolar artery and its branches supply the
    • A. 

      Maxillary posterior teeth and periodontium

    • B. 

      Mandibular posterior teeth and periodontium

    • C. 

      Sternocleidomastoid muscle and thyroid gland

    • D. 

      Temporalis muscle and parotid salivary gland

  • 92. 
    Which of the following descriptions concerning the pterygoid plexus is correct?
    • A. 

      Located around the infrahyoid muscles

    • B. 

      Protects the superficial temporal artery

    • C. 

      Drains the maxillary and mandibular dental tissue

    • D. 

      Contains valves to prevent backflow of blood

  • 93. 
    Which of the following veins results from the merger of the superficial temporal vein and maxillary vein?
    • A. 

      Facial

    • B. 

      Retromandibular

    • C. 

      Internal jugular

    • D. 

      External jugular

  • 94. 
    Which of the following arteries arises from the inferior alveolar artery before the artery enters the mandibular canal?
    • A. 

      Mylohyoid artery

    • B. 

      Incisive artery

    • C. 

      Mental artery

    • D. 

      PSA

  • 95. 
    Which of the following artery and transmitting foramen pairs below is a CORRECT match?
    • A. 

      Buccal artery- infraorbital foramen

    • B. 

      Middle meningeal artery- foramen spinosum

    • C. 

      Incisive artery- mental foramen

    • D. 

      Inferior labial artery- mandibular foramen

  • 96. 
    Which of the following arteries supply the mucous membranes and glands of the hard and soft palates?
    • A. 

      Greater and lesser palatine artieres

    • B. 

      PSA

    • C. 

      ASA

    • D. 

      Infraorbital

  • 97. 
    Which of the following vascular lesions may result when a clot on the inner blood vessel wall becomes dislodges and travels in the vessel?
    • A. 

      Hematoma

    • B. 

      Venous sinus

    • C. 

      Embolus

    • D. 

      Hemorrhage

  • 98. 
    Which of the following descriptions concerning the maxillary artery is CORRECT?
    • A. 

      Arises from the internal carotid artery

    • B. 

      Enters the pterygopalatine fossa and forms terminal branches

    • C. 

      Arises from the zygomaticofacial forament to emerge on the face

    • D. 

      Has mandibular, maxillary, nasal, palatine, and occiptal branches

  • 99. 
    A venous sinus within the vascular system is a 
    • A. 

      Network of blood vessels

    • B. 

      Clot on the inner vessel wall

    • C. 

      Blood filled space between two tissue layers

    • D. 

      Smaller vein or venule

  • 100. 
    Which of the following arteries is a branch from the facial artery?
    • A. 

      Superior labial

    • B. 

      Ascending pharyngeal

    • C. 

      Posterior auricular

    • D. 

      Transverse facial

  • 101. 
    The carotid pulse can be palpated by emergency medical service personnel at the level of the
    • A. 

      Thyroid cartilage

    • B. 

      Hyoid bone

    • C. 

      Angle of the mandible

    • D. 

      Supraclavicular fossa

  • 102. 
    The tongue is supplied mainly from a branch from the 
    • A. 

      Internal carotid artery

    • B. 

      External carotid artery

    • C. 

      Sublingual artery

    • D. 

      Facial artery

  • 103. 
    Which of the following arteries can sometimes be visible under the skin of the temporal region on a patient?
    • A. 

      Maxillary

    • B. 

      Transverse facial

    • C. 

      Middle temporal

    • D. 

      Superficial temporal

  • 104. 
    Which of the following is the larger terminal branch of the external carotid artery?
    • A. 

      Superficial temporal artery

    • B. 

      Ascending palatine artery

    • C. 

      Facial artery

    • D. 

      Maxillary artery

    • E. 

      Lingual artery

  • 105. 
    The brachiocephalic veins unite to form the
    • A. 

      Subclavian veins

    • B. 

      External jugular veins

    • C. 

      Internal jugular veins

    • D. 

      Superior vena cava

    • E. 

      Aorta

  • 106. 
    Which of the following structures are contained within the carotid sheath?
    • A. 

      Facial nerve

    • B. 

      Internal jugular vein

    • C. 

      Aorta

    • D. 

      Superficial lymph nodes