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

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[Anatomy] The Head and Neck Quizzes – Part 1 (20 questions)
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Which of the following foramina is NOT in the middle cranial fossa?

The foramen magnum is in the posterior cranial fossa

 

 

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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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