Skeletal Practice Exam Part 2 - A & P Zoo 172 For Exam 1

100 Questions | Total Attempts: 181

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This is a practice exam for the first Exam in Zoology 172 A & P for Nursing School at Miami University. This covers skeletal system.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The skull consists of how many bones?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      32

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      1

  • 2. 
    The keystone bone for the skull which all other cranial bones articulate is the ___________.
    • A. 

      Parietal bone

    • B. 

      Frontal bone

    • C. 

      Sphenoid bone

    • D. 

      Ethmoid bone

    • E. 

      Temporal bone

  • 3. 
    The mastoid process is part of the __________ bone.
    • A. 

      Sphenoid

    • B. 

      Styloid

    • C. 

      Temporal

    • D. 

      Parietal

    • E. 

      Ethmoid

  • 4. 
    The bone that contains the carotid canal is the _________ bone.
    • A. 

      Sphenoid

    • B. 

      Temporal

    • C. 

      Parietal

    • D. 

      Ethmoid

  • 5. 
    The ________ bone contains the foramen magnum.
    • A. 

      Parietal

    • B. 

      Frontal

    • C. 

      Occipital

    • D. 

      Sphenoid

  • 6. 
    The glabella is located on the _________ bone.
    • A. 

      Sphenoid

    • B. 

      Frontal

    • C. 

      Occipital

    • D. 

      Temporal

  • 7. 
    The sella turcica is part of which bone?
    • A. 

      Sphenoid

    • B. 

      Ethmoid

    • C. 

      Temporal

    • D. 

      Zygomatic

  • 8. 
    The crista gali is part of which bone?
    • A. 

      Sphenoid

    • B. 

      Ethmoid

    • C. 

      Frontal

    • D. 

      Parietal

  • 9. 
    The cribiform plate is found in the ________ bone.
    • A. 

      Sphenoid

    • B. 

      Ethmoid

    • C. 

      Mastoid

    • D. 

      Styloid

  • 10. 
    The optic canal is located in which cranial bone?
    • A. 

      Occipital

    • B. 

      Sphenoid

    • C. 

      Ethmoid

    • D. 

      Temporal

  • 11. 
    Which bone projects into and/or forms the nasal cavities.
    • A. 

      Sphenoid

    • B. 

      Mastoid

    • C. 

      Ethmoid

    • D. 

      Frontal

  • 12. 
    This bone is the keystone bone of the face in which all other facial bones articulate with it.
    • A. 

      Mandible

    • B. 

      Maxilla

    • C. 

      Mastoid

    • D. 

      Mental

  • 13. 
    These are all sinuses EXCEPT________.
    • A. 

      Frontal

    • B. 

      Sphenoid

    • C. 

      Ethmoid

    • D. 

      Temporal

    • E. 

      Maxillary

  • 14. 
    The teeth are held in the maxilla by the ___________.
    • A. 

      Gums

    • B. 

      Alveolar process

    • C. 

      Glue

    • D. 

      Palatine process

  • 15. 
    The palatine process is part of the palatine bone.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The palatine process is part of the maxilla.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The palatine process is the ________ palate.
    • A. 

      Hard

    • B. 

      Soft

  • 18. 
    The malar is another name for which bone?
    • A. 

      Lacrimal

    • B. 

      Nasal

    • C. 

      Zygomatic

    • D. 

      Mandible

  • 19. 
    The lower jaw is the ___________.
    • A. 

      Mandible

    • B. 

      Maxilla

    • C. 

      Mastoid

    • D. 

      Malar

  • 20. 
    The "soft spots" on a baby's head are called _________.
    • A. 

      Fountains

    • B. 

      Follicle

    • C. 

      Fontanel

    • D. 

      Suture

  • 21. 
    The vertebral column has ________ moveable vertebrae.
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      24

    • C. 

      33

    • D. 

      12

  • 22. 
    The vertebral column has a total of ______ vertebrae.
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      24

    • C. 

      33

    • D. 

      12

  • 23. 
    How many vertebrae are in the lumbar region?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      10

  • 24. 
    How many vertebrae are in the thoracic region?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      10

  • 25. 
    How many vertebrae are in the cervical region?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      10

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