Vertebral Interlocking Bones Quiz Questions

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Vertebral Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    1. All Cervical Vertebra have a:
    • A. 

      Body

    • B. 

      Spine

    • C. 

      Bifid spinous process

    • D. 

      Transverse foraman

  • 2. 
    1. The ligament that connects adjacent vertebral laminae is the
    • A. 

      Anterior longitudinal

    • B. 

      Posterior longitudinal

    • C. 

      Flavum

    • D. 

      Nuchae

  • 3. 
    1. The branch of the external carotid artery that passes ​posterosuperiorly along the inferior (lower) border of the posterior belly of the digastric muscle is the
    • A. 

      Superior thyroid

    • B. 

      Lingual

    • C. 

      Occipital

    • D. 

      Posterior auricular

  • 4. 
    1. An artery that supplies the thyroid gland is sometimes found anterior to the trachea and is named the
    • A. 

      Superior thyroid artery

    • B. 

      Inferior thyroid artery

    • C. 

      Thyroidea ima

    • D. 

      Anterior ascending cervical artery

  • 5. 
    Which of the following nerves is not a branch of cranial nerve VII
    • A. 

      Temporal

    • B. 

      Mental

    • C. 

      Buccal

    • D. 

      Cervical

  • 6. 
    Which statement is incorrect?
    • A. 

      the zygomatic bone articulates with 4 other bones of the skull

    • B. 

      the nasal bones form portions of the medial margin of the orbits

    • C. 

      The occipital condyles are inferior to the hypoglossal canals

    • D. 

      The groove for the mylohyoid nerve lies inferior to the mylohyoid line

  • 7. 
    Choose the best statement
    • A. 

      the clivus is a portion of the sphenoid bone

    • B. 

      cranial nerves X, XI, and XII all leave the skull through the jugular foramen

    • C. 

      the frontal sinus lies deep to the floor of the sella turcica

    • D. 

      Hiatus semilunaris is another name for the superior orbital fissure

  • 8. 
    Choose the best response
    • A. 

      the pterygoid processes of the sphenoid bone are located anterior to the palatine bone

    • B. 

      The hamulus of the pterygoid process is a part of the medial plate of the pterygoid

    • C. 

      He foramen rotundum passes through the root of the pterygoid process

    • D. 

      The medial (internal) pterygoid muscle is inserted on the articular disk of the termporomandibular joint

  • 9. 
    The sensory nerve supply to the skin overlying the angle of the mandible is by the
    • A. 

      greater occipital nerve (C2)

    • B. 

      Lesser occipital nerve (C2)

    • C. 

      buccal branch of mandibular division of the trigeminal nerve

    • D. 

      great auricular nerve (C2-C3)

  • 10. 
    Choose the best statement concerning the inferior nasal conchae
    • A. 

      the inferior nasal conchae is the most inferior part of the ethmoid bone

    • B. 

      the inferior conchae is part of the nasal septum

    • C. 

      the inferior conchae is a separate bone, and it is attached to the medial side of the medial wall of the maxilla

    • D. 

      None of the above is correct

  • 11. 
    Name 2 bones which have parts that form the septum dividing the nose into right and left passage
    • A. 

      palatine and sphenoid

    • B. 

      Maxilla and sphenoid

    • C. 

      Lacrimal and nasal

    • D. 

      vomer and ethmoid

  • 12. 
     The pterygoid process of what bone forms the posterior wall of the pterygopalatine fossa
    • A. 

      Palatine

    • B. 

      Sphenoid

    • C. 

      Maxilla

    • D. 

      Ptergyoid

  • 13. 
    The number of unpaired bones in the cranium is
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 14. 
    The occipital condyles articulate with which bone
    • A. 

      Axis

    • B. 

      Vertebra prominens

    • C. 

      Clavicles

    • D. 

      Atlas

  • 15. 
    Which statement is incorrect
    • A. 

      The zygomaticofacial nerve is a branch of the trigeminal nerve

    • B. 

      The maxillary artery is one of the 2 terminal branches of the external carotid artery

    • C. 

      The temporal artery is the smaller terminal branch of external carotid artery

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    Hyoid bone is located anterior to​
    • A. 

      C2

    • B. 

      C3

    • C. 

      C4

    • D. 

      C5

  • 17. 
    The following nerves are found in the posterior triangle of the neck
    • A. 

      lesser occipital nerve

    • B. 

      Recurrent laryngeal nerve

    • C. 

      Spinal accessory nerve

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      Only a & c

  • 18. 
    “Secondary curves” of the vertebral column is (are) in this (these) portion(s) of the column
    • A. 

      cervical

    • B. 

      Throacic

    • C. 

      Lumbar

    • D. 

      A&c

    • E. 

      A,b,c

  • 19. 
    Flexion and extension of the head occur mainly in these joints
    • A. 

      Atlanto-occipital

    • B. 

      atlanto-axial

    • C. 

      C2-C3 vertebral bodies

    • D. 

      C2-C3 articular processes

  • 20. 
    This muscle receives its motor supply by 2 cranial nerves
    • A. 

      buccinator

    • B. 

      trapezius

    • C. 

      Digastric

    • D. 

      Omohyoid

    • E. 

      Thyrohyoid

  • 21. 
    The muscles forming the floor of the submandibular (digastric) triangle are the hyoglossus and the
    • A. 

      Sternohyoid

    • B. 

      Thyrohyoid

    • C. 

      Mylohyoid

    • D. 

      Stylohyoid

  • 22. 
    The common carotid artery usually divides into the external carotid and internal carotid arteries within this cervical triangle
    • A. 

      digastric

    • B. 

      occipital

    • C. 

      Carotid

    • D. 

      Supraclavicular

  • 23. 
    The infrahyoid muscles (strap muscles of the neck)    
    • A. 

      A. are the sternohyoid, sternothyroid, omohyoid and thyrohyoid

    • B. 

      B. are all innervated by the ansa cervicalis

    • C. 

      C. include one muscle that attaches to the scapula

    • D. 

      D. a and b only

    • E. 

      E. a and c only

  • 24. 
    The cranial nerve that is sensory to the carotid body and sinus is the
    • A. 

      Trigeminal

    • B. 

      facial

    • C. 

      Hypoglossal

    • D. 

      Glossopharyngeal

    • E. 

      Vagus

  • 25. 
     This arterial branch of the external carotid artery originates at the level of the hyoid bone and forms a loop before passing deep to the hyoglossus muscle to enter the submandibular region 
    • A. 

      Lingual

    • B. 

      Facial

    • C. 

      Occipital

    • D. 

      maxillary

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