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Anatomy and Physiology, 6/e
Rod Seeley, Idaho State University
Trent Stephens, Idaho State University
Philip Tate, Phoenix College

Skeletal System: Gross Anatomy

Chapter Quiz



1

Which of these bones is part of the axial skeleton?
A)rib
B)clavicle
C)scapula
D)coxa
E)femur
2

A small, flattened articular surface is a
A)condyle.
B)crest.
C)facet.
D)ramus.
E)tubercle.
3

The general term for a depression in a bone is
A)foramen.
B)canal or meatus.
C)fossa.
D)sinus.
E)fissure.
4

The suture that separates the parietal bones from the occipital bone is the
A)coronal suture.
B)lambdoid suture.
C)sagittal suture.
D)squamous suture.
5

What small ridges extend laterally from the external occipital protuberance and serve as points of attachment for several neck muscles?
A)temporal lines
B)linea aspera
C)nuchal lines
D)mastoid processes
E)styloid processes
6

The largest foramen in the skull is the
A)foramen magnum.
B)optic foramen.
C)nasolacrimal canal.
D)foramen ovale.
E)foramen rotundum.
7

The mastoid process and mastoid air cells are part of the
A)frontal bone.
B)occipital bone.
C)parietal bone.
D)sphenoid bone.
E)temporal bone.
8

Which of these bones does NOT articulate with the sphenoid bone?
A)ethmoid bone
B)frontal bone
C)parietal bone
D)occipital bone
E)nasal bone
9

Which part of the mandible articulates with the mandibular fossa of the temporal bone?
A)condylar process
B)coronoid process
C)angle
D)body
E)alveolar process
10

The zygomatic arch consists of processes from the
A)maxilla and mandible.
B)parietal and temporal bones.
C)temporal and zygomatic bones.
D)parietal and occipital bones.
E)zygomatic and frontal bones.
11

Which of these bones does NOT form part of the orbit?
A)frontal
B)ethmoid
C)maxilla
D)sphenoid
E)temporal
12

Three bony shelves that project inferiorly in the nasal cavity are called
A)nasal conchae.
B)the nasal bone.
C)paranasal sinuses.
D)the greater wing.
E)the crista galli.
13

The olfactory foramina are found in the
A)cribriform plate.
B)nasal septum.
C)hard palate.
D)sphenoid bone.
E)lacrimal bone.
14

During life, the pituitary gland is located in the
A)cribriform plate.
B)foramen magnum.
C)carotid canal.
D)jugular foramen.
E)sella turcica.
15

Sound waves enroute to the eardrum travel through the
A)carotid canal.
B)external auditory meatus.
C)internal auditory meatus.
D)jugular foramen.
E)olfactory foramina.
16

Which of these bones is NOT a part of the cranial vault?
A)frontal
B)occipital
C)parietal
D)temporal
E)zygomatic
17

Which of these bones does NOT articulate with any other bone?
A)hyoid
B)maxilla
C)mandible
D)vertebra
E)inferior nasal concha
18

Which vertebrae have long, thin spinous processes and possess articular facets on their lateral surfaces to articulate with ribs?
A)cervical
B)sacral
C)lumbar
D)thoracic
E)coccyx
19

Which of these statements concerning vertebral column curvatures is correct?
A)The cervical curve of the vertebral column is concave anteriorly.
B)The lumbar curve develops after birth.
C)The thoracic curve is a secondary curve.
D)The sacral region is concave anteriorly, whereas the coccygeal region is convex anteriorly.
E)all of these are correct
20

Pregnancy is most likely to contribute to which of these conditions?
A)kyphosis
B)lordosis
C)scoliosis
21

The openings between vertebrae through which spinal nerves exit from the spinal cord are
A)transverse foramina.
B)intervertebral foramina.
C)vertebral foramina.
D)spinal foramina.
E)vertebral arches.
22

The vertebral arch
A)consists of two laminae and two pedicles.
B)is anterior to the body of the vertebra.
C)is the passageway for the vertebral arteries.
D)is present only in the cervical vertebrae.
E)all of these
23

The internal gelatinous portion of the intervertebral disk is called the
A)annulus fibrosus.
B)inferior articular process.
C)lamina.
D)nucleus pulposus.
E)pedicle.
24

The region of the vertebral column that is most susceptible to herniated disks is the
A)cervical region.
B)coccygeal region.
C)lumbar region.
D)sacral region.
E)thoracic region.
25

Normally, there are seven
A)cervical vertebrae.
B)vertebrae fused to form the coccyx.
C)lumbar vertebrae.
D)vertebrae fused to form the sacrum.
E)thoracic vertebrae.
26

On the sacrum, the landmark that separates the abdominal cavity from the pelvic cavity is the
A)alae.
B)median sacral crest.
C)sacral hiatus.
D)sacral foramina.
E)sacral promontory.
27

Of the 12 pairs of ribs, ____________ pair(s) is/are vertebrochondral.
A)7
B)5
C)3
D)2
E)1
28

The articular facet for the transverse process of a vertebra is found on the __________ of a rib.
A)angle
B)body
C)head
D)neck
E)tubercle
29

The part of the scapula that articulates with the humerus is the
A)acromion process.
B)glenoid fossa.
C)infraspinous fossa.
D)subscapular fossa.
E)supraspinous fossa.
30

The clavicle articulates with what two bones?
A)scapula and vertebra
B)humerus and sternum
C)humerus and vertebra
D)scapula and sternum
E)vertebra and sternum
31

Greater and lesser tubercles are found on the __________ , whereas the greater and lesser trochanters are found on the ___________ .
A)humerus, radius
B)radius, ulna
C)tibia, humerus
D)humerus, femur
E)femur, tibia
32

The head of the radius is __________ ; the head of the ulna is __________ .
A)distal, distal
B)distal, proximal
C)proximal, distal
D)proximal, proximal
33

The wrist consists of eight __________ bones, whereas the ankle consists of seven __________ bones.
A)tarsal, carpal
B)carpal, tarsal
C)metacarpal, metatarsal
D)metatarsal, metacarpal
E)metacarpal, phalanges
34

Two bones that have prominent epicondyles are the
A)radius and ulna.
B)tibia and fibula.
C)femur and humerus.
D)femur and scapula.
E)tibia and radius.
35

The radial notch is found on the
A)carpals.
B)humerus.
C)metacarpals
D)radius.
E)ulna.
36

The depression on the coxa where the head of the femur articulates is the
A)acetabulum.
B)auricular surface.
C)iliac fossa.
D)ischial tuberosity.
E)obturator foramen.
37

The bumps that a person sits on are their
A)acetabulums.
B)auricular surfaces.
C)iliac crests.
D)ischial tuberosities.
E)pubic symphyses.
38

The medial and lateral condyles of the femur articulate with the __________ of the tibia.
A)trochlea and capitulum
B)medial and lateral condyles
C)medial and lateral epicondyles
D)trochlear notch and head
E)medial and lateral malleolus
39

This structure on the fibula forms part of what we commonly call our "ankle bone."
A)head
B)lateral malleolus
C)medial malleolus
D)lateral condyle
E)lateral epicondyle
40

The ball of the foot is the junction between the
A)carpals and metacarpals.
B)metacarpals and phalanges.
C)tarsals and metatarsals.
D)metatarsals and phalanges.
E)tibia and tarsals.