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The mandible originates in the fetus as two separate bones.
Both the wrist and ankle have a navicular bone.
The scapula attaches to the axial skeleton at each of its three angles.
There is no such bone as middle phalanx I.
The tibia articulates with the trochlear surface of the calcaneus.True False
The head of the humerus inserts into a deep socket called the acetabulum.
The malleus is attached to the medial surface of the eardrum.
The pubic symphysis and annulus fibrosus are made of the same type of tissue.
Alveoli are sockets for teeth and are found in the maxilla and the mandible.
The lesser wings of the ethmoid bone form the floor of the anterior cranial fossa.
The right and left nasal fossae are separated in part by the ethmoid bone.
The frontal bone is classified as a facial bone since it forms the forehead.
Most of the hard palate is formed by the palatine bones.
The coronal suture establishes the posterior limit of the frontal bone.
The median sacral crest represents the fused spinous processes of vertebrae S1-S5.True False
All of the following are paranasal sinuses except
A. the sphenoid.
B. the temporal.
C. the ethmoid.
D. the maxillary.
E. the frontal
The internal and external acoustic meatuses are openings in
A. the temporal bone.
B. the maxilla.
C. the parietal bone.
D. the frontal bone.E. the sphenoid bone
The sphenoid bone has all of the following features except
A. an infraorbital foramen.
B. a foramen ovale.
C. an optic foramen.
D. a foramen spinosum.E. a pterygoid canal
Which of the following skull bones are paired?
D. parietalE. ethmoid
The lambdoid suture separates the parietal bones from
A. the occipital bone.
B. each other.
C. the temporal bone.
D. the frontal bone.E. the maxillae
The styloid process, mastoid process, and zygomatic process are parts of
A. the zygomatic arch.
B. the occipital bone.
C. the zygomatic bone.
D. the maxilla.E. the temporal bone
The ___ bone of the skull articulates with the vertebral column.
Which of the following would normally be impossible to palpate on a living person?
A. the superior nuchal line
B. the occipital condyles
C. the zygomatic arch
D. the mastoid processE. the supraorbital ridge
The olfactory nerve tracts could be most easily damaged by a fracture of the ___ bone.
D. maxillaryE. temporal
All of the following are facial bones except ___, which is a cranial bone.
A. the palatine bone
B. the lacrimal bone
C. the ethmoid bone
D. the vomer
E. the maxilla
The fetal skull has all of the following fontanels except for a/an ___ fontanel.
There are ___ thoracic vertebrae and pairs of ribs.
D. 12E. 14
The axis is the only vertebra with
A. a transverse foramen.
B. a superior vertebral notch.
C. a dens.
D. an anterior arch.E. a superior articular facet
Which of these bones is in the antebrachium?
The glenoid cavity is a point of articulation between
A. the femur and tibia.
B. the os coxae and femur.
C. the humerus and radius.
D. the humerus and ulna.E. the scapula and humerus
The cranial bones have a middle layer of spongy bone called
A. the diploe.
B. the dura mater.
C. the nucleus pulposus.
D. the air cells.E. the annulus fibrosus
Which part of the mandible articulates with the cranium?
A. the coronoid process
B. the body
C. the mandibular notch
D. the condyloid processE. the mental protuberance
A fractured ___ may be evidence of death by strangulation.
B. styloid process
C. mastoid process
E. hyoid bone
The ___ of a vertebra bears the most weight.
A. transverse process
B. neural arch
D. laminaE. pedicle
The articulation of the head with the spinal column is
A. the coxal joint.
B. the atlantooccipital joint.
C. the craniosacral joint.
D. the atlantoaxial joint.E. the nuchal joint
Costal facets are found only on
A. thoracic vertebrae.
B. cervical vertebrae.
D. the sternum.E. the scapula
Two bones have auricular surfaces, namely
A. the right and left temporal bones.
B. the radius and ulna.
C. the atlas and axis.
D. the calcaneus and talus.E. the sacrum and os coxae
All of the following adult bones arise as two separate bones in the fetus except
A. the os coxae.
B. the frontal bone.
C. the mandible.
D. the patella.E. the sacrum
Each clavicle articulates with
A. the manubrium and gladiolus.
B. the manubrium and scapula.
C. the manubrium and humerus.
D. the scapula and humerus.E. the gladiolus and spinal column
A costal cartilage connects each ___ to the ___.
A. rib; sternum
B. rib; spinal column
C. metacarpal bone; carpal bones
D. metatarsal bone; tarsal bones
E. nasal bone; nasal septum
The ___ is fractured more often than any other bone.
E. nasal bone
Strictly speaking, "arm" refers only to
A. the upper extremity.
B. the brachium.
C. the antebrachium.
D. the cubital region.E. the crural region
A styloid process is found on all of the following except
A. the radius.
B. the ulna.
C. the temporal bone.
D. the fibula.E. the femur
Which of the following is not in the same class with the others?
Which of the following is not found in the skull?
A. foramen spinosum
B. foramen magnum
C. mastoid foramen
D. mental foramen
E. obturator foramen
Adults may have more than 206 bones because
A. adult females often have two more ribs.
B. the os coxal bones often don't fuse.
C. the number of carpal and tarsal bones often varies.
D. of sesamoid and sutural bones.E. the epiphyseal plates do not close until old age
A rounded knob that articulates with another bone is called a
D. trochanter.E. meatus
A shallow, broad, or elongated basin in bone is called a(n)
D. sulcus.E. foramen
A small, rounded process is called a _____ while a massive process is called a(n) ______.
A. trochanter; tubercle
B. epicondyle; tubercle
C. tubercle; trochanter
D. tubercle; spineE. epicondyle; condyle
Which one of the sinuses listed below does not communicate with the nasal cavity?
D. ethmoidE. sphenoid
The suture that separates the two parietal bones is called the _____ suture.
The smooth area of the frontal bone just above the nasal bones is called the
A. supraorbital margin.
B. supraorbital notch.
D. glabella.E. body
The suture that separates the parietal bone from the occipital bone is the _____ suture, while the suture between the parietal and temporal bones is the _____ suture.
A. coronal; sagittal
B. lambdoid; squamous
C. lambdoid; sagittal
D. sagittal; squamous
E. coronal; lambdoid
The process in the temporal bone which provides attachment for muscles of the tongue, pharynx, and hyoid bone and resembles a writing instrument used by ancient Greeks and Romans is called the _____ process.
D. mastoidE. sphenoid
The large, irregular opening just medial to the styloid process of the temporal bone is the
A. jugular foramen.
B. external acoustic meatus.
C. carotid canal.
D. internal acoustic meatus.E. foramen magnum
Which one of the foramens listed below is not found in the sphenoid?
A. foramen rotundum
B. mental foramen
C. foramen ovale
D. optic foramen
E. foramen lacerum
Which one of features listed below is not found in the ethmoid bone?
A. crista galli
B. inferior nasal conchae
C. middle nasal conchae
D. superior nasal concha
E. perpendicular plate
The part of the ethmoid bone which allows nerve fibers for the sense of smell to pass directly into the brain is called the
A. superior meati.
B. cribriform foramina.
C. crista galli.
D. optic foramina.E. perpendicular plate
An upward blow to the nose may cause leakage of cerebrospinal fluid as well as loss of the sense of smell. The most likely bone that is damaged to cause these problems is the
D. nasal bone.E. lacrimal
The palatine process of the maxillary bone along with the palatine bone form the
A. superior wall of the nasal cavity.
B. lateral wall of the nasopharynx.
C. posterior wall of the orbit of the eye.
D. hard palate or anterior root of the oral cavity.E. palatine arch of the oral cavity
This bone, which resembles the blade of a plow, forms the inferior part of the nasal septum and is called the
A. lacrimal bone.
B. nasal bone.
D. vomer.E. maxilla
The mandibular condyles articulate with the
A. mandibular fossae of the parietal bone.
B. mandibular fossae of the temporal bone.
C. parietal fossae of the parietal bone.
D. temporal fossae of the temporal bone.E. temporal fossae of the mandible
Nerves and blood vessels that supply the lower teeth pass through this foramen. Dentists inject anesthetics near this foramen to deaden sensation from the lower teeth. This foramen is called the
A. mental foramen.
B. infraorbital foramen.
C. supraorbital foramen.
D. mandibular foramen.E. maxillary foramen
One of the few bones that does not articulate with other bones and is located between the chin and larynx is the
D. incus.E. mandible
A newborn infant has abnormally wide sutures. This may indicate
B. a brain tumor.
D. hydrocephalus.E. spina bifida
An abnormal lateral spinal curvature, which is more common in adolescent girls, is called
B. primary curvature.
D. lordosis.E. secondary curvature
The region of the vertebral column, which has the most number of fused or unfused vertebrae, is the
D. sacrum.E. coccyx
This vertebra has the following characteristics: body, vertebral foramen, spinous process, transverse process, and transverse foramen. This vertebra is a
D. sacral.E. coccygeal
In a herniated, ruptured, or slipped disc this area of fibrocartilage called the _____ cracks and the ______ oozes out and may put painful pressure on the spinal cord or spinal nerve.
A. nucleus pulposus; annulus fibrosus
B. lamina; nucleus pulposus
C. annulus fibrosus; nucleus pulposus
D. annulus fibrosis; pedicle nucleusE. nucleus pulposus; lamina
In a 5-year-old child, the sacrum contains _____ separate vertebrae.
D. 4E. 5
When doing CPR, to move blood out of the heart you always find the inferior end of the sternum as a landmark and then move superiorly before beginning compression. The inferior end of the sternum that you do not want to compress is the
D. xiphoid process.E. costal facet
Ribs 8 through 10 attach to costal cartilage of rib 7. Ribs 8 through 10 are called
A. true ribs.
B. floating ribs.
C. articular ribs.
D. false ribs.E. sternal ribs
The capitulum of the humerus articulates with the _____ while the trochlea of the humerus articulates with the _____.
A. radius; carpal bones
B. ulna; carpal bones
C. ulna; radius
D. radius; ulnaE. scapula; clavicle
The "funny bone" refers to the
A. lateral epicondyle.
C. medial epicondyle.
D. trochlea.E. olecranon process
How many phalanges are in each hand or foot?
The area of the innominate bone where the sciatic nerve passes is called the
A. obturator foramen.
C. lesser sciatic notch.
D. greater sciatic notch.E. pubic symphysis
The tibia is one of the major weight-bearing bones of the leg and articulates inferiorly with this weight-bearing bone called the
The prominent bony knobs on the medial and lateral sides of your ankle are the
A. medial malleolus of the fibula and lateral malleolus of the tibia.
B. medial malleolus of the tibia and lateral malleolus of the fibula.
C. medial talus and lateral calcaneus tarsal bones.
D. medial and lateral epicondyles of the tibia.E. medial styloid process of tibia and lateral styloid process of the fibula
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