Head And Neck Pt. 1

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Head And Neck Anatomy Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which artery can you palpate at the lateral end of the zygomatic arch?
    • A. 

      Maxillary

    • B. 

      Facial

    • C. 

      Superficial temporal

    • D. 

      Occipital

  • 2. 
    The mastoid process is the site of attachment for which muscle?
    • A. 

      Sternocleidomastoid

    • B. 

      Trapezius

    • C. 

      Platysma

    • D. 

      Omohyoid

  • 3. 
    Which suture separates the occipital and the two parietal bones?
    • A. 

      Sagittal

    • B. 

      Nasion

    • C. 

      Coronal

    • D. 

      Lambdoid

  • 4. 
    Which of the following bones contribute to the calvaria (cranial vault)? (Select 3)
    • A. 

      Parietal

    • B. 

      Occipital

    • C. 

      Frontal

    • D. 

      Temporal

    • E. 

      Sphenoid

  • 5. 
    The viscerocranium is composed of 8 bones that make up the housing area for the brain.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Diploë is the name of the outer compact layer of a skull bone
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Emissary veins are contained at what level of the scalp?
    • A. 

      Skin (Layer 1)

    • B. 

      Dense connective tissue layer (Layer 2)

    • C. 

      Loose connective tissue layer (Layer 4)

    • D. 

      Aponeurosis (Level 3)

    • E. 

      Periosteum (Layer 5)

  • 8. 
    Which of the following are true about the pterion? (select 2)
    • A. 

      A fracture here can cause damage to the middle meningeal artery

    • B. 

      It is an area where the occipital bone, temporal, and parietal bones meet

    • C. 

      It is an area where the temporal, frontal, parietal, and sphenoid come together

    • D. 

      This area is difficult to damage and very resistant to trauma

  • 9. 
    A patient comes in with CSF dripping out of their nose. There is more likely an anterior basal skull fracture than a posterior basal skull fracture.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Which muscle has attachment sites in the aponeurosis layer of the scalp?
    • A. 

      Occipitofrontalis

    • B. 

      Sternocleidomastoid

    • C. 

      Platysma

    • D. 

      Omohyoid

  • 11. 
    Motor innervation to the face is carried out by which nerves? (Select 2)
    • A. 

      CN V-3

    • B. 

      CN V-2

    • C. 

      CN 7

    • D. 

      Cervical Spinal nerves C2 & C3

  • 12. 
    If during parotid gland surgery, the cranial nerve that traverses the parotid gland is severed, which of the following is true? (Select 2)
    • A. 

      Paralysis of that side of the face will occur

    • B. 

      The surgeon cut CN 7

    • C. 

      The surgeon cut CN 5

    • D. 

      The patient will experienced loss of sensation in that side of the face

  • 13. 
    Which one do you like?
    • A. 

      Option 1

    • B. 

      Option 2

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 14. 
    The main motor portion of the facial nerve exits the cranium through the stylomastoid foramen.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Which facial muscle would be used to squint?
    • A. 

      Outer orbital portion of orbicularis oculi

    • B. 

      Inner palpebral portion of orbicularis oculi

    • C. 

      Lacrimal portion of orbicularis oculi

    • D. 

      Orbicularis oris

  • 16. 
    The two terminal branches of the external carotid artery are (select 2)
    • A. 

      Maxillary

    • B. 

      Facial

    • C. 

      Superficial temporal

    • D. 

      Ascending pharyngeal

  • 17. 
    Most of the blood supply to the face is from the ______ artery
    • A. 

      Maxillary

    • B. 

      Lingual

    • C. 

      Superficial temporal

    • D. 

      Facial

  • 18. 
    The lacrimal, supratrochlear, and supraorbital arteries are branches of the external carotid artery
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    The superficial temporal vein and maxillary vein come together to form the ____________
    • A. 

      Retromandibular vein

    • B. 

      Inferior alveolar vein

    • C. 

      Facial vein

    • D. 

      Internal jugular vein

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