Vertebral Column Part 1

20 Questions | Total Attempts: 54

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Vertebral Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is on the material learned in class on the first part of the vertebral column. (Also contains a little of the sub occipital triangle)


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What vertebrae can be seen in the middle of the suboccipital triangle?
    • A. 

      C1

    • B. 

      C2

    • C. 

      C3

    • D. 

      C4

  • 2. 
    Rectus Capitis Posterior Major attaches inferior to the ______ of _____ vertebrae and superior to the _______ _______. (Answer: answer, answer, answer answer) use abbreviations. 
  • 3. 
    Rectus capitis minor attaches to the posterior tuberble of C1 and attaches to the nuchal line. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Which muscle has an attachment on SP C2? (select all that apply) 
    • A. 

      Rectus capitis posertior major

    • B. 

      Rectus capitis posterior minor

    • C. 

      Obliquus capitis superior

    • D. 

      Obliquus capitis inferior

  • 5. 
    What muscle does not attach to the nuchal line. 
    • A. 

      Rectus capitis posterior major

    • B. 

      Obliquus capitis superior

    • C. 

      Obliquus capitis inferior

    • D. 

      Rectus capitis posterior minor

  • 6. 
    The artery found in the suboccipital triangle is call the ________ artery. 
  • 7. 
    The suboccipital triangle ______ rotates the head on C1/C2.
  • 8. 
    Cervical and Lumbar vertebrae have a ______ curve while thoracic and sacral vertebrae have a _______ curve. (anwser: answer, answer) 
  • 9. 
    Cervical curve is also known as a primary curve. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Ventral rami in the thoracic region turn into plexuses. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Spinal cord is the size of the vertebral foramen.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The _______s and the _______s make up the vertebral arch. (Answer: answer, answer ....alphabetical order) 
  • 13. 
    Spina Bifida is when....
    • A. 

      Spinal cord develops outside the vertebral foramen

    • B. 

      Lamina doesn't close to make spinous process

    • C. 

      Fractured vertebrae

    • D. 

      Vertebrae develops with no transverse processes

  • 14. 
    The pars interarticularis is what connects the articular processes. This is same thing as the lamina. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    You have one vertebral arch made up of 2 pedicles and 2 laminas. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The zygapophysial joint is also known as a facet joint. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    C1 spinal nerve is called C1 and C2 spinal nerve is called C2. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False