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[Anatomy] The Head and Neck Quizzes – Part 1 (20 questions)

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The Head and Neck Quizzes – Part 1

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Which of the following is NOT a bone of the neurocranium?

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The bones of the neurocranium include the frontal bone, paired parietal bones, paired temporal bones, the occipital bone, the sphenoid bone, and the ethmoid bone

Which of the following is NOT a bone of the facial skeleton?

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The bones of the facial skeleton (viscerocranium or splanchnocranium) include the vomer, the mandible, inferior nasal conchae, the palatine bones, the zygomatic bones, the maxillae, the nasal bones, and the lacrimal bones

The metopic suture is a persistence of which of the following?

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When the frontal suture persists, it is known as the metopic suture

The external occipital protuberance is also known as which of the following?

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The external occipital protuberance is also known as the inion

Which of the following best describes the landmark known as lambda?

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Lambda is the point on the calvaria at the junction of the sagittal and lambdoid sutures

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The superior point of the neurocranium in the midline is known as which of the following?

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The vertex is the superior point of the neurocranium in the midline

Which of the following foramina is NOT in the middle cranial fossa?

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The foramen magnum is in the posterior cranial fossa

Which of the following foramina is located in the anterior cranial fossa?

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The foramen cecum is located in the anterior cranial fossa

Which of the following foramina does NOT transmit emissary veins?

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The superior orbital fissure transmits all of the following EXCEPT

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The superior orbital fissure transmits the ophthalmic veins, ophthalmic division of thetrigeminal nerve, oculomotor nerve, trochlear nerve, abducens nerve, and sympathetic fibers

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All of the following transmit an arterial branch to the meninges EXCEPT

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The foramen ovale transmits the accessory meningeal artery. The foramen spinosum transmits the middle meningeal artery. The groove of the greater petrosal nerve transmits the petrosal branch of the middle meningeal artery. The jugular foramen transmits the meningeal branches of the ascending pharyngeal and occipital arteries. The mastoid foramen transmits the meningeal branch of the occipital artery

The foramina in the cribriform plate transmit which of the following?

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The foramina in the cribriform plate transmit axons of olfactory cells in the olfactory epithelium

In addition to the optic nerves, the optic canals transmit which of the following?

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The optic canals transmit the optic nerves and the ophthalmic arteries

The maxillary division of the trigeminal nerve is transmitted through which of the following?

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The foramen rotundum transmits the maxillary division of the trigeminal nerve

Which of the following transmits a nerve branch to the meninges?

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The foramen spinosum transmits the meningeal branch of the mandibular division of the trigeminal nerve

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The foramen magnum transmits all of the following EXCEPT

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The foramen magnum transmits the medulla and meninges, vertebral arteries, spinal roots of the accessory nerve, dural veins, and the anterior and posterior spinal arteries

The jugular foramen transmits all of the following EXCEPT

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The jugular foramen transmits the glossopharyngeal nerve, vagus nerve, accessorynerve, internal jugular vein, inferior petrosal and sigmoid sinuses, and meningeal branches of ascending pharyngeal and occipital arteries

Which of the following is NOT true regarding the buccinator?

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The buccinator, a muscle of facial expression, is innervated by the facial nerve. It presses the cheek against the molar teeth to assist in chewing, and it expels air from the oral cavity. It also draws the mouth to one side when acting unilaterally

Which of the following is NOT a muscle of facial expression?

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The temporalis is a muscle of mastication, not of facial expression

The mentalis does which of the following?

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The mentalis elevates and protrudes the lower lip

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1. Which of the following is NOT a bone of the neurocranium?
(A) palatine bones
(B) parietal bones
(C) sphenoid bones
(D) temporal bones
(E) ethmoid bone
2. Which of the following is NOT a bone of the facial skeleton?
(A) maxilla
(B) zygomatic bone
(C) frontal bone
(D) inferior nasal concha
(E) nasal bone
3. The metopic suture is a persistence of which of the following?
(A) frontal suture
(B) coronal suture
(C) sagittal suture
(D) lambdoid suture
(E) hypophyseal suture
4. The external occipital protuberance is also known as which of the following?
(A) nasion
(B) inion

(C) bregma
(D) pterion
(E) vertebra prominens

5. Which of the following best describes the landmark known as lambda?
(A) point on calvaria at junction of sagittal and lambdoid sutures
(B) point on calvaria at junction of sagittal and coronal sutures
(C) junction of the greater wing of the sphenoid, squamous temporal, frontal, and parietal bones
(D) star-shaped landmark at junction of parietomastoid, occipitomastoid, and lambdoid sutures
(E) smooth prominence on frontal bone superior to root of nose
6. The superior point of the neurocranium in the midline is known as which of the following?
(A) pterion
(B) bregma
(C) vertex
(D) asterion
(E) nasion
7. Which of the following foramina is NOT in the middle cranial fossa?
(A) foramen rotundum
(B) foramen spinosum
(C) foramen lacerum
(D) groove of greater petrosal nerve
(E) foramen magnum
8. Which of the following foramina is located in the anterior cranial fossa?
(A) foramen cecum
(B) optic canals
(C) superior orbital fissures
(D) foramen ovale
(E) condylar canal
9. Which of the following foramina does NOT transmit emissary veins?
(A) foramen cecum
(B) condylar canal
(C) mastoid foramen
(D) parietal foramen
(E) anterior ethmoidal foramina
10. The superior orbital fissure transmits all of the following EXCEPT
(A) ophthalmic division of the trigeminal nerve
(B) maxillary division of the trigeminal nerve
(C) oculomotor nerve
(D) trochlear nerve
(E) abducens nerve
11. All of the following transmit an arterial branch to the meninges EXCEPT
(A) foramen ovale
(B) foramen rotundum
(C) groove of greater petrosal nerve
(D) jugular foramen
(E) mastoid foramen
12. The foramina in the cribriform plate transmit which of the following?
(A) axons of olfactory cells
(B) posterior ethmoidal arteries
(C) ophthalmic arteries
(D) dural veins
(E) sympathetic plexus
13. In addition to the optic nerves, the optic canals transmit which of the following?
(A) ophthalmic veins
(B) oculomotor nerve

(C) internal carotid artery
(D) ophthalmic arteries
(E) nerve branches to the meninges

14. The maxillary division of the trigeminal nerve is transmitted through which of the following?
(A) foramen rotundum
(B) foramen ovale
(C) superior orbital fissure
(D) foramen spinosum
(E) foramen lacerum
15. Which of the following transmits a nerve branch to the meninges?
(A) foramen spinosum
(B) mastoid foramen
(C) jugular foramen
(D) foramen magnum
(E) foramen oval
16. The foramen magnum transmits all of the following EXCEPT
(A) medulla and meninges
(B) vertebral arteries
(C) spinal roots of the accessory nerve
(D) dural veins
(E) internal carotid artery
17. The jugular foramen transmits all of the following EXCEPT
(A) glossopharyngeal nerve
(B) vagus nerve
(C) accessory nerve
(D) inferior petrosal and sigmoid sinuses
(E) sympathetic plexus
18. Which of the following is NOT true regarding the buccinator?
(A) It is a muscle of mastication.
(B) It is innervated by the facial nerve.
(C) It presses the cheek against the molar
teeth to assist in chewing.
(D) It expels air from the oral cavity.
(E) It draws the mouth to one side when acting unilaterally.
19. Which of the following is NOT a muscle of facial expression?
(A) platysma
(B) nasalis
(C) frontal belly of occiptofrontalis
(D) orbicularis oculi
(E) temporalis
20. The mentalis does which of the following?
(A) elevates eyebrows and skin of forehead
(B) functions as a sphincter of oral opening
(C) elevates lip upper limb and dilates nostril
(D) elevates and protrudes lower lip
(E) draws ala of nose toward nasal septum

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