Quiz #1 Directional Terms And Kellogg Terms

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Directional Terms Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz goes over beginner massage therapy directional terms and the massage therapy Kellogg Terms.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In the Supine position, the body lies in a horizontal position, ______________.
    • A. 

      Face Up

    • B. 

      Face Down

    • C. 

      On either the right or left Side

  • 2. 
    The nose is found on the ___________ portion of the head.
    • A. 

      Anterior

    • B. 

      Posterior

  • 3. 
    Kneading the muscles n either side of the spine, beginning at the neck and working towards the low back is kneading in the ___________ direction.
    • A. 

      Caudad

    • B. 

      Cephalad

  • 4. 
    In the Anatomic Position, the stance of the body is erect, with the arms hangingto the side, palms facing ___________.
    • A. 

      Forward

    • B. 

      Backward

  • 5. 
    In the Prone position, the body lies in a horizontal position, _____________.
    • A. 

      Face Up

    • B. 

      Face Down

    • C. 

      On either the right or left side

  • 6. 
    Stroking the back from the tail bone to the neck is stroking in a _____________.
    • A. 

      Caudad

    • B. 

      Cephalad

  • 7. 
    In the Laterally recumbent position, the body lies in a horizontal position, _____________.
    • A. 

      Face Up

    • B. 

      Face Down

    • C. 

      On either the right or left side

  • 8. 
    The nose is __________ to the ear.
    • A. 

      Medial

    • B. 

      Lateral

  • 9. 
    The heart lies __________ to the ribs.
    • A. 

      Superficial

    • B. 

      Deep

  • 10. 
    It is possible to palpate (feel) the spine on the __________ portion of the body.
    • A. 

      Dorsal

    • B. 

      Ventral

  • 11. 
    _____________ warts are found on the sole of the foot.
    • A. 

      Valgus

    • B. 

      Plantar

  • 12. 
    The skin is found on the _____________ portion of the body.
    • A. 

      Internal

    • B. 

      External

  • 13. 
    The ___________ nervous system pertains to the nervous system lying outside the brain and spinal cord.
    • A. 

      Central

    • B. 

      Peripheral

  • 14. 
    The hamstring muscles are located on the _________ portion of the body.
    • A. 

      Anterior

    • B. 

      Posterior

  • 15. 
    The eyes are on the _________ side of the body.
    • A. 

      Ventral

    • B. 

      Dorsal

  • 16. 
    When the therapist looks at the alignment of the imaginary line running down the midline of the body, he is considering the ______________ plane.
    • A. 

      Transverse

    • B. 

      Sagittal

    • C. 

      Frontal

  • 17. 
    The foot is ___________ to the hip.
    • A. 

      Inferior

    • B. 

      Superior

  • 18. 
    The shoulder is __________ to the neck.
    • A. 

      Medial

    • B. 

      Lateral

  • 19. 
    The elbow is ___________ to the hand.
    • A. 

      Proximal

    • B. 

      Distal

  • 20. 
    The chin is ___________ to the navel.
    • A. 

      Superior

    • B. 

      Inferior

  • 21. 
    The skin is _______________ to the organs
    • A. 

      Deep

    • B. 

      Superficial

  • 22. 
    When the therapist looks at the aligmnent of the imaginary line running from the ear to the shoulder to the side of the hip, knee and ankle, she is considering the __________ plane.
    • A. 

      Transverse

    • B. 

      Sagittal

    • C. 

      Frontal

  • 23. 
    The plane that divides the body into a superior and inferior half is the _________ plane.
    • A. 

      Transverse

    • B. 

      Sagittal

    • C. 

      Frontal

  • 24. 
    On the anterior (Palmar or Valar) of the hand, the 4 muscles that act on the thumb are referred to as the _______________.
  • 25. 
    The bones in the palm of the hand are called ______________.
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