Knee And Leg MCQ Quiz: Test!

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Knee And Leg MCQ Quiz: Test!


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  • 1. 
    Which is not a branch of the Posterior tibial artery?
    • A. 

      Peroneal artery

    • B. 

      Medial malleolar branch

    • C. 

      Lateral calcaneal branches

    • D. 

      Medial plantar artery

  • 2. 
    Which is not true of the Anterior tibial artery?
    • A. 

      Continuation of the popliteal artery

    • B. 

      Passes through a hole in the interosseus membrane before terminating as dorsalis pedis

    • C. 

      Passes beneath the distal border of Popliteus and the fibrous arch of Soleus

    • D. 

      Crosses the tendon of Extensor hallucis longus at the ankle

  • 3. 
    Regarding the medial malleoli?
    • A. 

      The tendon of flexor hallucis longus passes superior to the medial malleoli

    • B. 

      The ligaments of the medial malleoli are weak and frequently damaged

    • C. 

      The posterior tibial artery passes inferior to medial malleoli

    • D. 

      The posterior tibial artery is separated from the medial malleoli by the tendons of flexor hallucis longus and Flexor digitorum longus

  • 4. 
    Regarding the popliteal fossa?
    • A. 

      The inferior border of the popliteal fossa is made up of the heads of Gastrocnemius

    • B. 

      The supero-lateral border of the popliteal fossa consists of the tendons of semimembranosus & semitendinosus

    • C. 

      The Sciatic nerve terminates at the inferior angle of the popliteal fossa

    • D. 

      The popliteal vein receives the Great saphenous vein within the popliteal fossa

  • 5. 
    Which is not a branch of the Anterior tibial artery?
    • A. 

      Anterior lateral malleolar

    • B. 

      Anterior medial malleolar

    • C. 

      Dorsalis pedis

    • D. 

      Calcaneal branches

  • 6. 
    Regarding the knee joint?
    • A. 

      Stability of the weight bearing flexed knee is provided by the Posterior cruciate ligament

    • B. 

      The anterior cruciate ligament limits hyperflexion of the knee

    • C. 

      The lateral collateral ligament is firmly adherent to the lateral meniscus

    • D. 

      The anterior cruciate is stronger and has a better blood supply than the posterior

  • 7. 
    Regarding the muscles of the lateral compartment of the leg?
    • A. 

      The tendon of peroneus longus grooves the underside of the lateral malleolus

    • B. 

      The muscles of the lateral compartment of the leg evert the foot , acting on the ankle joint

    • C. 

      Peroneus brevis attaches distally to the lateral border of the base of the 5th metatarsal

    • D. 

      Peroneus longus & brevis have separate synovial sheaths at the ankle

  • 8. 
    Regarding Peroneus longus & brevis?
    • A. 

      Both muscles are innervated by the superficial peroneal nerve

    • B. 

      Peroneus longus attaches to the lateral border of the 5th metatarsal

    • C. 

      Peroneus brevis is important in maintaining the transverse arch of the foot

    • D. 

      Peroneus longus & brevis have separate synovial sheaths at the ankle

  • 9. 
    Which two muscles of the extensor compartment of the leg share a synovial sheath?
    • A. 

      Tibialis anterior & Peroneus tertius

    • B. 

      Extensor hallucis longus & Tibialis anterior

    • C. 

      Extensor digitorum longus & Peroneus tertius

    • D. 

      Extensor hallucis longus & Peroneus tertius

  • 10. 
    Regarding the peroneal artery?
    • A. 

      Arises from the Posterior tibial artery superior to the fibrous arch of the soleus

    • B. 

      Is the smallest branch of the Posterior tibial artery

    • C. 

      It lies medial to the fibula

    • D. 

      Provides the nutrient artery to the tibia

  • 11. 
    What is not true of the Posterior tibial artery?
    • A. 

      The posterior tibial passes inferior to the medial malleoli

    • B. 

      It passes deep to the origins of Abductor hallucis

    • C. 

      It terminates as the Medial & lateral plantar arteries

    • D. 

      It passes between the tendons of Flexor hallucis longus and Tibialis posterior distal to the malleolus

  • 12. 
    What is not true of the Deep peroneal nerve?
    • A. 

      It arises between Peroneus longus and the neck of the Fibula

    • B. 

      It passes through Extensor digitorum longus before descending on the interosseus membrane

    • C. 

      It innervates the intrinsic extensors of the foot (Extensor digitorum brevis & extensor hallucis brevis)

    • D. 

      It provides cutaneous innervation to the skin of the 5th dorsal webspace

  • 13. 
    Which statement regarding the Anterior tibial artery is correct?
    • A. 

      It passes between the heads of Tibialis posterior

    • B. 

      It originates within the popliteal fossa

    • C. 

      It descends on the interosseus membrane between Tibialis anterior and Extensor hallucis longus

    • D. 

      It terminates as the lateral and medial plantar arteries

  • 14. 
    Regarding the arches of the foot?
    • A. 

      The medial longitudinal arch is reinforced by the tendons of Tibialis anterior and Flexor hallucis longus

    • B. 

      The bony components of the medial longitudinal arch include: Calcaneus, Talus, Cuboid and the three Cuneiforms

    • C. 

      The lateral longitudinal arch is higher than the medial

    • D. 

      The transverse arch is supported by the ligaments of Peroneus longus and Tibialis posterior acting like a stirrup across the arch

  • 15. 
    What is not true of Popliteus?
    • A. 

      During flexion of the knee it assists in pulling the lateral meniscus posteriorly

    • B. 

      It unlocks the knee by rotating the femur on the tibial plateau

    • C. 

      It attaches distally to the posterior tibia distal to the soleal line

    • D. 

      During flexion of the knee it assists the posterior cruciate ligament in preventing anterior displacement of the femur on the tibial plateau

  • 16. 
    Which of the below is not a branch of the Posterior tibial artery?
    • A. 

      Peroneal artery

    • B. 

      Medial plantar artery

    • C. 

      Medial malleolar artery

    • D. 

      Lateral plantar artery

  • 17. 
    Which is not true of the Popliteal artery?
    • A. 

      Originates from the femoral artery as it passes through the adductor hiatus in adductor magnus

    • B. 

      The middle genicular branch of the popliteal supplies the cruciate ligaments, margins of menisci & the synovial membrane of the knee

    • C. 

      It is the most superficial structure of the popliteal fossa

    • D. 

      It branches to become the anterior and posterior tibial arteries beneath the fibrous arch of the soleus

  • 18. 
    Regarding the superficial drainage of the lower limb?
    • A. 

      The great saphenous vein is formed by the union of the Dorsal vein of the little toe and dorsal venous arch

    • B. 

      The great saphenous vein passes posterior to the medial malleolus and medial condyle of the tibia

    • C. 

      The greater and lesser saphenous veins do not anastomose with each other

    • D. 

      The great saphenous vein terminates by piercing the saphenous opening and draining into the femoral vein

  • 19. 
    Which is not contained in the popliteal fossa?
    • A. 

      Short saphenous vein as it pierces the roof and enters the popliteal vein

    • B. 

      Superficial and deep lymph nodes

    • C. 

      Superficial peroneal nerve

    • D. 

      Plantaris

  • 20. 
    Which of the following bursae do not communicate with the synovial cavity of the knee?
    • A. 

      Suprapatellar

    • B. 

      Peroneal

    • C. 

      Gastrocnemius

    • D. 

      Anserine

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