Knee Anatomy Test

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Knee Anatomy Test

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  • 1. 
    Which ligament can be damaged in knee hyperextension injuries forcing the tibia posteriorly?
  • 2. 
    __________ and __________ are the two mal-alignment disorders of the knee?
  • 3. 
    The Knee is classified as a _______ _______ joint.
  • 4. 
    Which of the following in not considered part of the knee joint?
    • A. 

      Femur

    • B. 

      Fibula

    • C. 

      Tibia

    • D. 

      Patella

  • 5. 
    The __________ _________ is located between the medial and lateral condyles.
  • 6. 
    Which ligament of the knee restricts anterior movement of the tibia on the femur?
  • 7. 
    This cord-like ligament attaches proximally to the popliteal groove and distally to the fibular head. Its purpose is to resist varus forces in the knee. What is it?
    • A. 

      Posterior Cruciate Ligament

    • B. 

      Medial Collateral Ligament

    • C. 

      Lateral Collateral Ligament

    • D. 

      Patellofemoral ligament

  • 8. 
    The ______ ____________ ___________ attaches the medial femoral condyle to the medial edge of the patella.
  • 9. 
    Which of the following's function is to resist tension and torsion of the knee and assist in load distribution?
    • A. 

      Medial Femoral Condyle

    • B. 

      Tibial Plateau

    • C. 

      Lateral Femoral Condyle

    • D. 

      Meniscus

  • 10. 
    The medial meniscus is ā€œCā€ shaped while the shape of the lateral meniscus resembles more of an ā€œOā€
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Name the two conditions that affect the chondral surface of the knee:
  • 12. 
    Which of the following is not described a type of meniscus tear?
    • A. 

      Horizontal

    • B. 

      Radial

    • C. 

      Proximal

    • D. 

      Vertical

  • 13. 
    A _________ ________ tear is a longitudinal tear where the inner edge of the meniscus displaces inward.
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