Unit E - Equine Anatomy

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 195

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  • 1. 
    Muscles are attached to bones by _____.
    • A. 

      Phalanges

    • B. 

      Tendons

    • C. 

      Patellas

  • 2. 
    Horses have approximately _____ bones.
  • 3. 
    The central region of the horse from the back to the abdomen is known as the _____.
    • A. 

      Barrel

    • B. 

      Girth

    • C. 

      Withers

    • D. 

      Topline

  • 4. 
     The _____ is the fleshy side of the horse between the hip and the ribs.
  • 5. 
    The vital skeletal structure that consists of bones in the neck, tail, croup, back, and loin is known as the _____.
  • 6. 
     18 pairs of _____ can be found in the horse's body.
    • A. 

      Metacarpals

    • B. 

      Sternums

    • C. 

      Metatarsals

    • D. 

      Ribs

  • 7. 
    The lungs are responsible for the exchange of _____ and _____.
  • 8. 
    The _____ cavity contains both the heart and the lungs.
    • A. 

      Abdominal

    • B. 

      Pelvic

    • C. 

      Dorsal

    • D. 

      Thoracic

  • 9. 
     The alimentary canal is a hollow, muscular tube under 100 feet long that runs from mouth to anus, looping itself many times.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
     The abdominal cavity is located between the ____ cavity and the _____ cavity.
  • 11. 
     The _____ lies to the sides and fill most of the thoracic cavity.
    • A. 

      Heart

    • B. 

      Lungs

    • C. 

      Kidneys

    • D. 

      Spleen

  • 12. 
    The cecum aids in the utilization of _____.
  • 13. 
     _____ is the name for the the breakdown of foodstuffs by extremely tiny organisms within the digestive tract.
    • A. 

      Microbial action

    • B. 

      Mechanical action

    • C. 

      Excretory action

  • 14. 
     The progressive waves of muscular contraction, used by the esophagus to move food and water from the mouth to the stomach, are known as _____
  • 15. 
     The small but efficient part of the digestive system that utilizes grain is known as the spleen.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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