Front Of Leg And Dorsum Of The Foot

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Foot Quizzes & Trivia

The foot is much an important body part just as the other parts of the body. Specifically focusing on the dorsum and the front of leg find out more on these specific parts and how they aid movement through the quiz below. All the best.


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  • 1. 
    1- For the  tibialis anterior muscle all are true Except:  a)     is an invertor of the foot b)     is attached to the navicular bone c)     is innervated by the deep peroneal nerve d)     is attached to the tibia. 
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    2-The branches of anterior tibial artery do not include the : a)    Posterior tibial recurrent. b)    Anterior tibial recurrent . c)     Peroneal . d)    Lateral malleolar. e)    Medial malleolar.
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    3-The dorsalis pedis artery arises from: a)    Femoral artery. b)    Obturator artery. c)     Anterior tibial artery. d)    Posterior tibial artery.
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    4-The skin on the dorsum of the foot is supplied by: a)    Saphenous nerve. b)    Superficial  peroneal nerve. c)     Deep peroneal narve. d)    All the above.
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    5-Foot drop is due to injury to the: a)    Superficial peroneal nerve. b)    Deep peroneal nerve. c)    Tibial nerve. d)    Medial & lateral planter nerve.
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    6-The deep peroneal nerve: a)    Arises at the level of head of the fibula. b)    Enters the anterior compartment of the leg by piercing the interosseous membrane. c)     Is purely a motor nerve. d)    Divides in the foot into a medial & lateral branch .
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    7-The bone forming the heel is : a)    Lower end of fibula. b)    Lower end of tibia. c)     Calcaneum. d)    Talus.
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    8-The medial surface of tibia : a)    Is mostly subcutaneous . b)    Gives origin to tibialis anterior. c)     Gives origin to Sartorius , gracilis, & semitendinosus. d)    Gives insertion to semimembrnosus.
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    9-The dorsalis pedis artery is usually a direct continuation of which artery? a.      femoral b.     popliteal c.      peroneal d.     anterior tibial e.      posterior tibial 
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    10-The tibialis anterior muscle: a)    passes deep to both the superior and inferior extensor retinacula of the ankle joint. b)    has attachments to the fibula and the adjacent interosseous membrane. c)     Everts the foot. d)    is attached distally to the cuboid bone. 
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    11-The anterior fascial compartment of the leg contains the: a.     Superficial peroneal nerve b.    The peroneal artery c.     Extensor hallucis muscle d.    Peroneus brevis muscle e.     Flexor digitorum longus muscle f.      The sartorius muscle
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    12-Which of the following structures doesn’t pass lie deep to the inferior extensor retinaculum of the ankle? a.     . Tibialis anterior. b.     Extensor hallucis longus. c.     Peroneus tertius. d.     Peroneus brevis. 
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    13-A patient has stepped on a board with a long nail sticking up from it, and the nail penetrated the patient's foot between the bases of the first and second metatarsals. What artery is most likely injured at this location? a) arcuate b) 1st  plantar metatarsal. c) dorsalis pedis d) lateral plantar e) medial plantar
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    14-A construction worker lacerates the dorsum of his foot just below his ankle. Profuse bleeding that occurs would result from cutting which vessel? a) small saphenous vein b) dorsalis pedis artery c) medial plantar artery d) anterior tibial artery e) fibular artery
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    15-The pulsation of the dorsalis pedis artery is felt : a)     Anterior to the medial malleolus. b)     Posterior to the medial malleolus. c)     In line with the first interdigital space. d)     In front of lateral malleolus.
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    16-If a patient cannot stand on his heal, which nerve is not functioning? a.      tibial nerve b.     femoral nerve c.      medial plantar nerve d.     deep peroneal nerve e.      obturator nerve  
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    17-A misplaced intramuscular injection into the gluteal region infiltrated the sciatic nerve and its surroundings, giving rise to temporary paralysis of the muscles supplied by that nerve. All of the following would be involved EXCEPT for the: a) tibialis anterior b) soleus c) peroneus brevis d) gracilis e) popliteus      
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    18-A quick way to check the function a one of the nerves of the leg is to pinch the skin between the big toe and 2nd toe. Which nerve are you checking? a) deep peroneal b) lateral plantar c) sural d) saphenous e) superficial peroneal  
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    19-Which of the following dorsiflexes the foot but also inverts it? a) tibialis anterior b) extensor hallucis c) extensor digitorum longus d) tibialis posterior e) peroneus longus 
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    20-In the following list what is the main invertor of the foot is the: a) peroneus brevis b) tibialis posterior c) flexor hallucis longus d) flexor digitorum longus e) peroneus longus 
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    21- Injury of the superficial peroneal nerve would weaken this/these movement(s): a.   eversion of the foot b.   inversion of the foot c.      both d.   neither
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    22-The tibialis anterior and posterior muscles bring about this/these movement/s:  a) eversion of the foot b) inversion of the foot c) both d) neither      
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    23-In an accident involving farm machinery, a farmer recieves a cut on the dorsum of his ankle. As you inspect the wound and test for functional and sensory deficits, you find that no tendons have been cut, but the dorsalis pedis artery and the accompanying nerve have been cut. You would expect to find: a) club foot b) foot drop c) inability to extend the big toe d) numbness between the first and second toes e) weakness in inversion of the foot 
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    24-A medical student goes for a swim while on vacation in Florida after final exams. A barracuda bites his foot, severing an artery on the dorsum of his foot just below his ankle. Which artery has been severed? a) Anterior tibial b) Posterior tibial c) Medial plantar d) Dorsalis pedis e) Dorsal metatarsal
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    25-All muscles innervated by the deep peroneal nerve:      a)  Dorsiflex the foot.      b)  Plantarflex the foot.      c)   Invert the foot.      d)   Evert the foot.
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