Home [Anatomy] The Head and Neck Quizzes – Part 6 (20 questions)

[Anatomy] The Head and Neck Quizzes – Part 6 (20 questions)

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The Head and Neck Quizzes – Part 6
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Which of the following is true?

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The tensor tympani assists in preventing damage to the internal ear when one hears loud noises by pulling the handle of the malleus medially, thereby tensing the tympanic membrane and reducing the amplitude of its oscillations

Which of the following foramina is NOT correctly matched with its function?

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The internal acoustic meatus transmits the facial nerve, vestibulocochlear nerve, and labyrinthine artery

Which of the following is true?

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The saccule is continuous with the cochlear duct through the ductus reuniens

Which of the following is NOT true in respect to typical cervical vertebrae?

Please select 2 correct answers

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Typical cervical vertebrae (C3–C6) have transverse processes with foramina transversaria, which transmit both the vertebral vein and artery. In C7, however, this foramen transmits only the vertebral vein

Which fascial layer is NOT correctly matched with the structures it encloses?

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The pretracheal layer of deep cervical fascia encloses, or invests, the infrahyoid muscles

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Which of the following is NOT a superior attachment of the trapezius?

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The superior attachments of the trapezius are the medial third of the superior nuchal line, external occipital protuberance, ligamentum nuchae, spinous processes of C7–T12, and lumbar and sacral spinous processes

Which of the following is NOT correct in respect to the posterior triangle of the neck?

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The superior attachments of the trapezius are the medial third of the superior nuchal line, external occipital protuberance, ligamentum nuchae, spinous processes of C7–T12, and lumbar and sacral spinous processes

Which of the following is NOT correct in respect to the posterior triangle of the neck?

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The posterior triangle of the neck contains an anterior boundary formed by the posterior border of the SCM, a posterior boundary formed by the anterior border of the trapezius, an inferior boundary formed by the middle third of the clavicle, an apex where the SCM and trapezius meet on the superior nuchal line, a roof formed by the investing layer of deep cervical fascia, and a floor formed by the muscles covered by the prevertebral layer of deep cervical fascia

The anterior triangle of the neck does NOT contain which of the following smaller triangles?

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The anterior triangle contains the submandibular (digastric), submental, carotid, and muscular (omotracheal) triangles. The posterior triangle contains the occipital and supraclavicular (omoclavicular or subclavian) triangles

Which of the following muscles is NOT contained in the posterior cervical triangle?

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The posterior cervical triangle contains the splenius capitis, levator scapulae, middle scalene, and posterior scalene

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Which of the following is a suprahyoid muscle?

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The suprahyoid muscles are the mylohyoid, geniohyoid, stylohyoid, and digastric muscles

Which of the following is innervated by the trigeminal nerve?

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The mylohyoid and anterior belly of the digastric are innervated by the trigeminal nerve

Which of the following is NOT an anterior vertebral muscle?

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The anterior vertebral muscles are the longus colli, longus capitis, rectus capitis anterior, and rectus capitis lateralis

Of the following, which is innervated by the dorsal rami?

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The only lateral vertebral muscle that is innervated by dorsal rami is the splenius capitis

Which of the following NEVER exists?

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There is NOT a middle thyroid artery, but there is a middle thyroid vein

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Which of the following contains PAIRED laryngeal cartilages?

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Arytenoids, corniculate, and cuneiform cartilages are paired, whereas the thyroid, cricoid, and epiglottic are single

Which of the following intrinsic laryngeal muscles is NOT innervated by the recurrent laryngeal nerve?

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All intrinsic laryngeal muscles are innervated by the recurrent laryngeal nerve except the cricothyroid, which is innervated by the external laryngeal nerve

Which of the following is the primary tensor of the vocal fold?

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The cricothyroid stretches and tenses the vocal fold

Which of the following abducts the vocal fold?

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The posterior cricoarytenoid abducts the vocal fold

Which of the following is the sensory nerve of the larynx?

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The internal laryngeal nerve is the sensory nerve of the larynx

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Which of the following are commonly referred to as the adenoids?

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The pharyngeal tonsils are commonly referred to as the adenoids

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