Shape Of The Skeleton System

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Skeleton Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    The axial skeleton is formed by the following bones except :
    • A. 

      Skull

    • B. 

      Vertebral column

    • C. 

      Sternum

    • D. 

      Ribs

    • E. 

      Humerus

  • 2. 
    All the following are correct about the term ‘Anatomical Position’ EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Is an internationally accepted convention

    • B. 

      The body is in erect position.

    • C. 

      The face is directed forward.

    • D. 

      The palms are directed forwards

    • E. 

      The feet are apart from each other

  • 3. 
    ONE of the following is WRONG about the terms proximal and distal:
    • A. 

      Can describe relation of proximal interphalangeal to metacarpophalageal joints

    • B. 

      Are quite commonly used in embryology

    • C. 

      Are quite commonly used in limbs

    • D. 

      Both are relative terms, not always equivalent to superior and inferior.

    • E. 

      Can describe the relation of the elbow to both wrist and shoulder

  • 4. 
    All the following are true about the norma frontalis EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      The frontal bone could be seen,

    • B. 

      The two nasal bones are well seen

    • C. 

      Good part of the temporal bone is seen in this aspect

    • D. 

      The mandibular body and its ramus are seen.

    • E. 

      The orbital and nasal cavities occupy most of its middle third

  • 5. 
    All the following bones are seen in the norma lateralis EXCEPT : 
    • A. 

      Part of the frontal bone

    • B. 

      Part of the parietal bone

    • C. 

      The greater wing of sphenoid

    • D. 

      Part of the temporal

    • E. 

      The mandibular fossa and mental foramen

  • 6. 
    The posterior cranial fossa has the following EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Contains the hind brain

    • B. 

      Its anterior portion lies above the pharynx

    • C. 

      Formed by the occipital bone ,one part of temporal bone , and parietal bone

    • D. 

      The internal carotid artery foramen lies in it

    • E. 

      Contains the foramen magnum

  • 7. 
    The mandibular nerve leaves the skull through :
    • A. 

      Superior orbital fissure

    • B. 

      Foramen Rotundum

    • C. 

      Foramen ovale

    • D. 

      Foramen spinosum

    • E. 

      The anterior condylar

  • 8. 
    The frontal bone has the following EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Squamosal or vertical portion

    • B. 

      Horizontal portion which forms the roof of the orbits.

    • C. 

      Contributes to the formation of the anterior cranial fossa

    • D. 

      Through its nasal process, articulates with the maxilla

    • E. 

      Articulates with two other bones in the pterion

  • 9. 
    All the following about the mandible are true EXCEPT ;
    • A. 

      The mandible has a body and two rami .

    • B. 

      The mandibular foramen is located at the inner aspect of the ramus of the mandible

    • C. 

      The mandibular notch lies between the condyloid and the coronoid processes

    • D. 

      The mental foramen is one of two openings located on the anterior surface of the mandible , below the 2nd premolar tooth

    • E. 

      The mandibular canal extends from the mental foramen

  • 10. 
    Which of the following bones can be seen in an anterior, inferior, and lateral view of the skull?
    • A. 

      Frontal

    • B. 

      Occipital

    • C. 

      Sphenoid

    • D. 

      Nasal

    • E. 

      Vomer

  • 11. 
    The central part of middle cranial fossa is formed by :
    • A. 

      Body of sphenoid

    • B. 

      Greater wing of sphenoid

    • C. 

      Lesser wing of sphenoid

    • D. 

      Ethmoid

    • E. 

      Parietal

  • 12. 
    The neurocranium is formed by the following singular bones EXCEPT :
    • A. 

      Frontal

    • B. 

      Ethmoid

    • C. 

      Lacrimal

    • D. 

      Sphenoid

    • E. 

      Occipital

  • 13. 
    One of the followings is correct :
    • A. 

      Maxillary bone is pierced by supraorbital foramen .

    • B. 

      Delayed closure of metopic suture will cause rickets

    • C. 

      Norma frontalis presents 3 apertures .

    • D. 

      Frontal bone is pierced by infraorbital foramen .

  • 14. 
    One of the followings is incorrect :
    • A. 

      Norma verticalis presents 3 sutures , 3 bones , 3 foramina .

    • B. 

      Norma frontalis presents the zygomatic bone .

    • C. 

      Norma Occipitalis presents the superior nuchal line

    • D. 

      Non of the above .

  • 15. 
    Norma lateralis presents 7 bones :
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 16. 
    Pterion is the meeting point of all the following bones , Except :
    • A. 

      Parietal bone .

    • B. 

      Sphenoid bone .

    • C. 

      Zygomatic bone .

    • D. 

      Frontal bone .

  • 17. 
    The external auditory meatus lies below the posterior part of temporal process of zygomatic bone :
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 18. 
    The two bones which are included in forming both , the anterolateral fontanelle and the posterilateral fonatnalle are :
    • A. 

      Occipital and temporal bones .

    • B. 

      Parietal and sphenoid bones .

    • C. 

      Temporal and parietal bones .

    • D. 

      Occipital and sphenoid

  • 19. 
    The total number of foramens in the hard palate is :
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      5

  • 20. 
    The primary curve of the vertebral column is:
    • A. 

      Concave anteriorly

    • B. 

      Concave posteriorly

    • C. 

      Convex anteriorly

    • D. 

      Convex posteriorly

  • 21. 
    How many vertebrae in the sacral region ?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      12

  • 22. 
    What is the name of the surface above the mylohyoid ?
    • A. 

      Sublingual fossa

    • B. 

      Submandibular fossa

    • C. 

      Mylohyoid fossa

  • 23. 
    Delayed closure of the fontanelle causes
    • A. 

      Microcephaly

    • B. 

      Rickets

    • C. 

      Dehydration

    • D. 

      Meningitis

  • 24. 
    What is the shape of the posterior fontanelle ?
    • A. 

      Circular

    • B. 

      Triangular

    • C. 

      Rhomboidal

    • D. 

      Hexagonal

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