[Anatomy] The Lower Limb Quizzes – Part 1 (20 questions)

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[Anatomy] The Lower Limb Quizzes – Part 1 (20 questions)
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The deep fascia of the thigh is known as which of the following?

The deep fascia of the thigh is called fascia lata and the deep fascia of the leg is called crural fascia. Scarpa’s fascia is the membranous fascia of the lower abdominal wall and Colles’ fascia is located in the perineum

 

 

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1. All of the following statements concerning the femur are correct EXCEPT
(A) It is the longest bone in the body.
(B) It is the heaviest bone in the body.
(C) Its length is approximately a quarter of the person’s height.
(D) The distal end of the femur undergoes ossification just before birth.
(E) Its average adult length is 36 inches
2. The adductor tubercle is located on which of the following bones?
(A) femur
(B) tibia
(C) fibula
(D) ischium
(E) ilium
3. The margin of the acetabulum is deficient inferiorly at which of the following structures?
(A) ischial tuberosity
(B) obturator foramen
(C) linea aspera
(D) acetabular notch
(E) ischial spine
4. A deficiency in the smooth articular surface of the acetabulum is known as which of the following?

(A) pecten pubis
(B) pubic crest
(C) lunate surface
(D) ala (E) ramus

5. A fracture of which of the following bones is among the most troublesome and problematic
of all fractures?
(A) tibia
(B) fibula
(C) patella
(D) femoral neck
(E) medial malleolus
6. When it is said that an elderly person has a “broken hip,” the usual injury is a fracture of which of the following structures?
(A) acetabulum
(B) neck of the femur
(C) pelvic rami
(D) ischial tuberosity
(E) ilium
7. The medial and lateral malleoli articulate with which of the following bones?
(A) femur
(B) calcaneus
(C) talus
(D) cuboid
(E) fibula
8. Which of the following bones is the most common site for a compound fracture?
(A) femur
(B) tibia
(C) fibula
(D) ilium
(E) ischium
9. Which of the following bones is the largest and strongest bone of the foot?
(A) talus
(B) calcaneus
(C) cuboid
(D) navicular
(E) lateral cuneiform
10. The sustentaculum tali projects from the superior surface of which of the following bones?
(A) intermediate cuneiform
(B) talus
(C) cuboid
(D) navicular
(E) calcaneus
11. Which of the following bones articulates with the fibula, tibia, calcaneus, and navicular?
(A) talus
(B) lateral cuneiform
(C) intermediate cuneiform
(D) medial cuneiform
(E) cuboid
12. Which of the following statements applies to the 2nd metatarsal bone?
(A) It is the shortest.
(B) It is the strongest.
(C) It is the longest.
(D) Its base has a large tuberosity.
(E) Its base articulates with the navicular
bone.
13. The deep fascia of the thigh is known as which of the following?
(A) Scarpa’s fascia
(B) Colles’ fascia

(C) crural fascia
(D) fascia lata
(E) plantar fascia

14. Which of the following structures covers the saphenous opening in the fascia lata?
(A) lateral intermuscular septum
(B) medial intermuscular septum
(C) crural fascia
(D) cribriform fascia
(E) iliotibial tract
15. Which of the following structures passes through the saphenous opening?
(A) femoral artery
(B) femoral vein
(C) femoral nerve
(D) obturator nerve
(E) great saphenous vein
16. The small saphenous vein empties into which of the following veins?
(A) femoral
(B) tibial
(C) peroneal
(D) popliteal
(E) great saphenous
17. Which of the following statements correctly applies to the iliopsoas muscle?
(A) It is a flat quadrangular muscle.
(B) It is the chief flexor of the thigh.
(C) It is enclosed between two layers of
fascia lata.
(D) It inserts into the iliotibial tract.
(E) It is located in the posterior compartment of the thigh.
18. All of the following statements concerning the sartorius muscle are correct EXCEPT
(A) It is known as the “tailor’s muscle.”
(B) It is the longest muscle in the body.
(C) It acts across two joints.
(D) It extends the hip. (E) It is located in the anterior compartment of the thigh.
19. All of the following statements concerning the quadriceps femoris are correct EXCEPT
(A) Collectively constitutes the largest and most powerful muscle group in the body.
(B) It is the great extensor of the thigh.
(C) It inserts onto the tibia.
(D) It forms the main bulk of the anterior thigh muscles.
(E) The patella provides additional leverage for the quadriceps.
20. Which of the following statements concerning the components of the quadriceps femoris is correct?
(A) The rectus femoris is considered the “kicking muscle.”
(B) The vastus lateralis is the smallest component of the quadriceps.
(C) The articularis genus is a derivative of the vastus lateralis.
(D) The rectus intermedius.
(E) The vastus intermedius is the chief flexor of the thigh.

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