Skull Anatomy MCQ Quiz Questions With Answers

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    ___ bones make up the cranium, and ____ bones make up the face.
    • A. 

      7 cranial , 12 facial

    • B. 

      8 cranial , 12 facial

    • C. 

      7 cranial , 14 facial

    • D. 

      8 cranial , 14 facial

  • 2. 
    What is another name for the skull cap?
    • A. 

      Calaveras

    • B. 

      Calvarium

    • C. 

      Craniocapitulum

    • D. 

      Cranium

  • 3. 
    Which of the following are bones of the skull cap? 
    • A. 

      Frontal

    • B. 

      Sphenoid

    • C. 

      Occipital

    • D. 

      Ethmoid

  • 4. 
    What is the vertical portion of the frontal bone?
    • A. 

      Frontal verticalas portion

    • B. 

      Glabellar portion

    • C. 

      Squamous portion

    • D. 

      SOM portion

  • 5. 
    The frontal bone articulates with which of these bones? 
    • A. 

      Occipital bone

    • B. 

      Ethmoid bone

    • C. 

      Zygomatic bone

    • D. 

      Sphenoid bone

  • 6. 
    The Parietal bone articulates with how many cranial bones?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      4

  • 7. 
    The Occipital condyles help to form what joint?
    • A. 

      Atlanto-axial joint

    • B. 

      Atlanto-occipital joint

    • C. 

      Axio-atlantal joint

    • D. 

      Axio-occipital joint

  • 8. 
    The Occipital bone articulates with what other bones? 
    • A. 

      Two parietals

    • B. 

      Two temporals

    • C. 

      Sphenoid

    • D. 

      Atlas

  • 9. 
    The mastoid tip is part of what bone?
    • A. 

      Temporal bone

    • B. 

      Occipital bone

    • C. 

      Sphenoid bone

    • D. 

      Mandible

  • 10. 
    What is another name for the Petrous Pyramid? 
    • A. 

      Petrous tip

    • B. 

      Petrous point

    • C. 

      Petrous projection

    • D. 

      Pars petrosa

  • 11. 
    The petrous ridge corresponds to the level of what important external landmark?
    • A. 

      EAM

    • B. 

      TEA

    • C. 

      Gonion

    • D. 

      Glabella

  • 12. 
    The sella turcica houses what gland?
    • A. 

      Adrenal gland

    • B. 

      Pituitary gland

    • C. 

      Sebaceous gland

    • D. 

      Sphenoid gland

  • 13. 
    True or False, both lesser and greater wings of the sphenoid can be seen in the orbits?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is foramen of the sphenoid bone? 
    • A. 

      Foramen ovale

    • B. 

      Optic foramen

    • C. 

      Foramen ovaldum

    • D. 

      Foramen rotundum

  • 15. 
    What projects superiorly from the cribriform plate of the ethmoid bone?
    • A. 

      Perpendicular plate

    • B. 

      Christa gali

    • C. 

      Vomer

    • D. 

      Apophyseal plate

  • 16. 
    What is the name of the anterior end of the sagittal suture, where it meets the coronal suture?
    • A. 

      Asterion

    • B. 

      Lamda

    • C. 

      Bregma

    • D. 

      Pterion

  • 17. 
    What is the name of the posterior point of the  squamosal suture, where it meets the lambdoidal suture?
    • A. 

      Asterion

    • B. 

      Bregma

    • C. 

      Pterion

    • D. 

      Lamda

  • 18. 
    How many fontanels does an infant have?
    • A. 

      7

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      3

  • 19. 
    True or False, the auricle and tragus are part of the middle ear?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Which of the following is not a paired facial bone?
    • A. 

      Lacrimal

    • B. 

      Vomer

    • C. 

      Maxilla

    • D. 

      Zygoma

  • 21. 
    The palatine processes are on which bone(s)?
    • A. 

      Nasal bones

    • B. 

      Palantine bone

    • C. 

      Ethmoid bone

    • D. 

      Maxilla bones

  • 22. 
    The zygomatic bones articulate with how many facial bones?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      1

    • D. 

      4

  • 23. 
    What is the name of the process on the anterior side of the mandibular notch?
    • A. 

      Coronoid process

    • B. 

      Corocoid process

    • C. 

      Condyloid process

    • D. 

      Alveolar process

  • 24. 
    How many cranial bones make up the orbits?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 25. 
    Which bone sits laterally to the sphenoid bone in the orbit?
    • A. 

      Maxilla

    • B. 

      Ethmoid

    • C. 

      Zygoma

    • D. 

      Palantine

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