Anatomy Quiz - Pancreas

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Anatomy Quiz - Pancreas

Anatomy Is defined as the scientific study of living organisms’ bodies. The quiz below is an assessment on Pancreas anatomy and covers all the aspects of the study. Take it up and see how much you know on the subject.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Smaller duct. Drains the head.
    • A. 

      Santorini

    • B. 

      Wirsung

    • C. 

      Dorsal

    • D. 

      Ventral

  • 2. 
    Duct of Wirsung
    • A. 

      Empties into duodenum at ampulla of Vader

    • B. 

      Joins CBD

    • C. 

      Found in the head of the pancreas

    • D. 

      A and B

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    DWhat structure is NOT known to mimic Wirsung or Santorini ducts?
    • A. 

      Splenic vein or artery

    • B. 

      Common bile duct

    • C. 

      Posterior wall of stomach

    • D. 

      Peritoneal fat

  • 4. 
    Pancreas in relation to stomach and duodenum
    • A. 

      Posterior

    • B. 

      Anterior

    • C. 

      Posterior and superior

    • D. 

      Posterior to stomach, anterior to duodenum

  • 5. 
    Pancreas lies between
    • A. 

      Stomach and duodenal loop

    • B. 

      Liver and stomach

    • C. 

      Duodenal loop and splenic hilum

  • 6. 
    Which is true about the head of the pancreas, in relation to the vascular structures?
    • A. 

      To the left of the SMV

    • B. 

      Posterior to IVC

    • C. 

      Caudal to portal vein

    • D. 

      Anterior and lateral to GDA

  • 7. 
    The endocrine function of pancreas is
    • A. 

      Production of insulin

    • B. 

      Production and digestion of pancreatic juice

    • C. 

      Production of glucagon

  • 8. 
    Insulin
    • A. 

      Produced by the pancreas

    • B. 

      Causes glycogen formation

    • C. 

      Allows cells within insulin receptors to take up glucose to decrease blood sugar

    • D. 

      A and C

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    What is not true about lipase?
    • A. 

      Breaks down fat

    • B. 

      Elevated in pancreatitis

    • C. 

      Remains increased for shorter period of time than amylase

    • D. 

      Pancreatic enzyme

  • 10. 
    Lies near the hilum of the spleen and upper pole of left kidney
    • A. 

      Head

    • B. 

      Body

    • C. 

      Tail

  • 11. 
    How big should the duct of Wirsung measure?
    • A. 

      1mm

    • B. 

      2mm

    • C. 

      3mm

    • D. 

      4mm

  • 12. 
    Normal length of pancreas
    • A. 

      9cm

    • B. 

      11cm

    • C. 

      15cm

    • D. 

      19cm

  • 13. 
    Which is not a structure commonly mistaken for pancreas?
    • A. 

      Parts of left lobe of liver

    • B. 

      Lymph nodes

    • C. 

      Caudate

    • D. 

      Posterior wall of stomach

    • E. 

      Horse shoe kidney

  • 14. 
    The pancraes is posterior to all of these structures, except
    • A. 

      Stomach

    • B. 

      IVC

    • C. 

      Lesser sac

    • D. 

      Duodenum

  • 15. 
    The pancreas is anterior to all of these structures, except
    • A. 

      SMA

    • B. 

      Splenic artery

    • C. 

      SMV

    • D. 

      IVC

    • E. 

      Aorta

  • 16. 
    Which is not a branch of celiac axis?
    • A. 

      Splenic vein

    • B. 

      CHA

    • C. 

      Splenic artery

    • D. 

      Left gastric artery

  • 17. 
    Which best describes the location of CBD in relation to the pancreatic head?
    • A. 

      Posterior and inferior

    • B. 

      Anterior and superior

    • C. 

      Posterior and lateral

    • D. 

      Posterior and superior

    • E. 

      Anterior and lateral

  • 18. 
    What forms the anteriolateral border of the pancreatic head?
    • A. 

      GDA

    • B. 

      Splenic vein

    • C. 

      SMA

    • D. 

      IVC

  • 19. 
    Where is the portal vein located in relation to the pancreatic head?
    • A. 

      Posterior and lateral

    • B. 

      Inferior

    • C. 

      Anterior and superior

    • D. 

      Superior and lateral

    • E. 

      Posterior and superior

  • 20. 
    SMV and SMA are ____ to the neck of the pancreas and ____ to the uncinate.
    • A. 

      Posterior, inferior

    • B. 

      Anterior, posterior

    • C. 

      Posterior, superior

    • D. 

      Posterior, anterior

  • 21. 
    What is the sonographic appearance of pancreas?
    • A. 

      Homogeneous

    • B. 

      Heterogeneous to the liver

    • C. 

      Hypoechoic in children

    • D. 

      A and C

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 22. 
    Complete or partial duodenal atresia can be caused by
    • A. 

      Agenesis

    • B. 

      Annular pancreas

    • C. 

      Pancreas divisum

    • D. 

      Von hippel-lindau syndrome

  • 23. 
    Which congenital pancreatic anomaly can cause diabetes in late stages?
    • A. 

      Fibrocystic disease

    • B. 

      Annular pancreas

    • C. 

      Cystic fibrosis

    • D. 

      Congenital cysts

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