Osteology Of The Skull

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Osteology Of The Skull

Parts of the skull


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Genial tubercles (mental spines) are found on the lingual midline, just above the inferior border of the mandible
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The mylohyoid line separates the the submandibular fossa from the sublingual fossa
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The mandibular lingual lies just posterior to the mandibular foramen
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The rim of the orbit isw made up of the frontal, maxillary and zygomatic bones
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The alveolar processes form the tooth sockets
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The bone that forms the cheek is called the zygomatic bone
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The transverse palatine suture marks the articulation of the the right and left palatine processes
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The ethmoid bone forms most of the lateral wall of the orbit
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The foramen ovale is located in the sphenoid bone
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The maxilla is a single bone
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    There are 14 bones of the neurocranium
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The depression between the coronoid process and the condyle is called the coronoid notch
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The mandible is made up of a body and four processes
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is not a bone of the neurocranium?
    • A. 

      Frontal

    • B. 

      Ethmoid

    • C. 

      Parietal

    • D. 

      Sphenoid

    • E. 

      They are all bones of the neuro cranium

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is not a bone of the viscerocranium?
    • A. 

      Sphenoid

    • B. 

      Maxilla

    • C. 

      Vomer

    • D. 

      Nasal

    • E. 

      They are all part of the viscerocranium

  • 16. 
    The hamular procees is part of the
    • A. 

      Styloid process

    • B. 

      Medial pterygoid plate

    • C. 

      Zygomatic process of mandible

    • D. 

      Posterior palatine [process

  • 17. 
    Which is not a process of the maxilla?
    • A. 

      Frontal

    • B. 

      Zygomatic

    • C. 

      Coronoid

    • D. 

      Alveolar

    • E. 

      All the above are maxillary processes

  • 18. 
    Anothe rname for the chin is the mental spine.  Posterior to the chin (bilaterally) is the mental foramen
    • A. 

      Both statements are true

    • B. 

      The 1st is true, 2nd is false

    • C. 

      The 1st is false, 2nd is true

    • D. 

      Both statements are false

  • 19. 
    The mandibular foramen is located on the
    • A. 

      Medial ramus of the mandible

    • B. 

      Medial angle of the mandible

    • C. 

      Floor of the mandible

    • D. 

      Depression on the lateral border of angle of mandible

  • 20. 
    Excluding the ear ossicles there are _______ bones in the skull
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      14

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      18

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 21. 
    The nasal septum is formed by the __________ bone
    • A. 

      Sphenoid

    • B. 

      Ethmoid

    • C. 

      Vomer

    • D. 

      Maxilla

    • E. 

      B and C

  • 22. 
    Which of the following is not part of the neurocanium?
    • A. 

      Sphenoid

    • B. 

      Ethmoid

    • C. 

      Temporal

    • D. 

      Frontal

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 23. 
    The mental foramen is in the
    • A. 

      Body of the maxilla

    • B. 

      Ramus of the mandible

    • C. 

      Alveolar process of the mandible

    • D. 

      Alceolar process of the maxilla

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 24. 
    Which of the follwoing statements is true concerning the greater wing of the sphenoid?
    • A. 

      It can be seen from a lateral view of the skull

    • B. 

      It can be seen from an internal view of the skull

    • C. 

      It can be seen in the orbit

    • D. 

      A and b

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 25. 
    The sagittal suture may also be called the
    • A. 

      Frontotemporal suture

    • B. 

      Parietofrontal suture

    • C. 

      Interparietal suture

    • D. 

      Parieto-occipital suture

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 26. 
    In which of following bone would you find the external auditory meatus?
    • A. 

      Mastoid bone

    • B. 

      Temporal bone

    • C. 

      Occipital bone

    • D. 

      A and c

    • E. 

      None of the above