Spine Quiz

11 Questions | Total Attempts: 262

SettingsSettingsSettings
Please wait...
Spine Quiz

Lecture quiz on spine


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Ehich segment of the cervical spine does NOT experience lateral rotation?
    • A. 

      C1-Occiput

    • B. 

      C1-2

    • C. 

      C2-3

    • D. 

      C3-4

    • E. 

      C7-T1

  • 2. 
    Identify the incorrect statement regarding the cervical vertebrae
    • A. 

      Oval shaped end plates that curl up at the lateral edges

    • B. 

      Paired uncinate processes which guide movement

    • C. 

      Triangular shaped vertebral foramen

    • D. 

      Transverse processes have 2 tubercles for muscle attachment

    • E. 

      Foramen transversarium through which passes the vertebral artery at all levels

  • 3. 
    Identify the incorrect statement regarding the cervical disc
    • A. 

      Cresent shaped annulus that becomes thinner laterally

    • B. 

      Lower water content than the thoracic or lumbar disc

    • C. 

      The nucleus is highly vascular and innervated

    • D. 

      An uncovertberal cleft can be identified that advances to divded the disc by age 14

    • E. 

      Disc prolapse rarely occurs posteriorlaterally

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is NOT true of longus colli?
    • A. 

      Innervated by the ventral rami C2-6

    • B. 

      Inserts onto the transverse processes of C3-C5

    • C. 

      Inferior fibres originate at vertebral bodies of C5-T3

    • D. 

      Inserts onto the transverse processes of C1-3

    • E. 

      Superior fibres originate on transverse processes of C3-6

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is NOT true of the intertransversarii?
    • A. 

      Originates on the transverse processes of T1-C2

    • B. 

      Line of action produces lateral flexion

    • C. 

      All fibres are innervates by the posterior primary rami

    • D. 

      Anteriolateral fibres are innervated by the anterior rami

    • E. 

      Inserts onto the tubercle of the superior transverse process

  • 6. 
    The orientation of the zygapophyseal joints on the thoracic spine is approximately
    • A. 

      45 degrees to the sagittal plane

    • B. 

      60 degrees to the sagittal plane

    • C. 

      90 degrees to the sagittal plane

    • D. 

      0 degrees to the frontal plane

    • E. 

      45 degrees to the frontal plane

  • 7. 
    Which tissue of the thoracic spine has the highest elastic component?
    • A. 

      Nuscleus pulposis

    • B. 

      Annulus fibrosus

    • C. 

      Ligamentum flavum

    • D. 

      Posterior longditudinal ligament

    • E. 

      Interspinous ligament

  • 8. 
    Which nerve can be found in the inferior margin of the intervertebral foramen (IVF)
    • A. 

      Sypathetic ganglion

    • B. 

      Gray ramus communicans

    • C. 

      Recurrent meningeal

    • D. 

      Ventral ramus

    • E. 

      Dorsal root ganglion

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is NOT true of the cervical spine?
    • A. 

      Cresent shaped annulus

    • B. 

      Kidney shaped vertebral body

    • C. 

      Adjacent vertebrae articulate via the uncovertebral joint

    • D. 

      Disc is divided by the uncovertebral cleft

    • E. 

      Posterior annulus is thin walled

  • 10. 
    Which stucture of the lumbar spine recieves innervation from the sinuvertebral nerve?
    • A. 

      Outer 1/3 of the annulus

    • B. 

      Periosteum of teh spinous process

    • C. 

      Zygapophyeseal joints

    • D. 

      Posterior lumbar musculature

    • E. 

      Skin over the vertebrae

  • 11. 
    The gray rami communicans innverates what structures of the lumbar spine?
    • A. 

      Vertebral end plates

    • B. 

      Zygapophseal joints

    • C. 

      Fibres of multifidus

    • D. 

      Outer 1/3 of the disc

    • E. 

      Nucleus pulposis