Musculoskeletal Assessment Quiz Questions And Answers

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Hey, check out this awesome 'Musculoskeletal assessment quiz' that we've created below. The musculoskeletal system is designed to provide form, support, stability, and movement to the human body. This test below consists of questions based on the musculoskeletal system and its related concepts. You have to choose the best answer that fits each question. Your final score will be displayed at the end of this test. So, good luck with it! Hope you'll score good marks.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which test do you perform when assessing for the risk of falling?
    • A. 

      Nudge Test

    • B. 

      Fall Test

    • C. 

      Risk Test

    • D. 

      Sternum Test

  • 2. 
    Falling backward is an abnormal finding that is easily seen with?
    • A. 

      Cervical Spinedylosis

    • B. 

      Parkinson's Disease

    • C. 

      Arthritis

    • D. 

      Scoliosis

  • 3. 
    Normal findings for the temporomadibular joint are (pick all that apply)
    • A. 

      Snapping and clicking

    • B. 

      Decreased ROM, swelling, tenderness

    • C. 

      Jaw protrudes and retracts easily

    • D. 

      Decreased muscle strength

  • 4. 
    To test range of motion, the nurse should have the client
    • A. 

      Protrude and retract jaw

    • B. 

      Move jaw side to side

    • C. 

      Open mouth as wide as possible

    • D. 

      Clench the teeth

  • 5. 
    When testing the range of motion, an abnormal finding would be
    • A. 

      Lack of full contraction with cranial nerve III

    • B. 

      Lack of full contraction with cranial nerve IV

    • C. 

      Lack of full contraction with cranial nerve V

    • D. 

      Lack of full contraction with cranial nerve VI

  • 6. 
    What is the nurse looking for when inspecting the sternoclavicular joint? (Pick all that apply)
    • A. 

      Pain or tenderness

    • B. 

      Color

    • C. 

      Swelling

    • D. 

      Masses

  • 7. 
    When inspecting and palpating the sternoclavicular joint, the nurse would distinguish a normal finding as all of the following except:
    • A. 

      No visible bony overgrowths

    • B. 

      No swelling

    • C. 

      No redness

    • D. 

      Painful joints

  • 8. 
    Which of the following would you NOT inspect while observing gait?
    • A. 

      Base of support

    • B. 

      Posture

    • C. 

      Arm position

    • D. 

      Weight bearing stabilty

  • 9. 
    How many thoracic vertebrae are there in a human body? 
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      12

    • C. 

      16

    • D. 

      20

  • 10. 
    What is the function of ligaments? 
    • A. 

      They restrict the amount of movement. 

    • B. 

      They separate two bones from each other. 

    • C. 

      It reduces friction during movement. 

    • D. 

      They allow a limited movement to take place. 

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