PMU - 2nd Semester Anatomy - CNS (Skull)

Question 1 of 57

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At birth the human skull is composed of the same of bony structures as it has at adulthood

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 2 of 57

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The main purpose of the skull is to provide a surface for attachment of facial muscles and to protect the brain.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 3 of 57

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The two halves of the mandible fuse during the first postnatal year.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 4 of 57

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Sphenopalatine foramen transmits n.nasalis posterior superior and the sphenopalatine vessels.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 5 of 57

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Foramen supraorbitalis and incisura frontalis are parts of os zygomaticum.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 6 of 57

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Cavitas tympanica is part of the sphenoid bone.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 7 of 57

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The pyramid of the temporal bone has anterior, posterior and inferior surface

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 8 of 57

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Part of septum nasi is made of vomer

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 9 of 57

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The mandible in the newborn consists of two halves

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 10 of 57

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Sphenopalatine foramen is between nasal cavity and pterygopalitine fossa

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 11 of 57

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Cheekbones are also called the left and right:

Select one of the following:

  • Lacrimal

  • Maxilla

  • Palatine

  • Zygomatic

Question 12 of 57

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Most bones of the skull are held right, the exception to this is the:

Select one of the following:

  • Mandible

  • Occipital

  • Parietal

  • Zygomatic

Question 13 of 57

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Which of the following is a reasonable capacity for an adult human skull?

Select one of the following:

  • 500 Cubic centimeters

  • 1000 Cubic Centimeters

  • 1500 Cubic Centimeters

  • 2000 Cubic Centimeters

Question 14 of 57

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Which of these bones in a skull, Not a facial bone?

Select one of the following:

  • Maxilla

  • Parietal

  • Lacrimal

  • Vomer

Question 15 of 57

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What is the name of the suture between the parietal and frontal bones

Select one of the following:

  • Sagittal suture

  • Lamdoidal suture

  • Coronal suture

  • Squamous suture

Question 16 of 57

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How many wings does the sphenoid bone have?

Select one of the following:

  • 0

  • 1

  • 2

  • 3

Question 17 of 57

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Which bone is horseshoe shaped

Select one of the following:

  • Mandible

  • Hyoid

  • Nasal

  • Zygomatic

Question 18 of 57

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Which bone is responsible for deformed pallet

Select one of the following:

  • Zygomatic

  • Maxilla

  • Nasal

  • Occipital

Question 19 of 57

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All of the following are facial bones EXCEPT

Select one of the following:

  • Ethmoid bone

  • Nasal bone

  • Maxilla

  • Mandible

Question 20 of 57

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Which of the following is a neurocranial bone?

Select one of the following:

  • Vomer Bone

  • Lacrimal Bone

  • Zygomatic Bone

  • Sphenoid Bone

Question 21 of 57

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The bone that does not articulate with any other bone is the:

Select one of the following:

  • Vomer bone

  • Zygomatic Bone

  • Hyoid bone

  • Ethmoid bone

Question 22 of 57

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What is the part of the skull that protects the brain called?

Select one of the following:

  • Auditory ossicles

  • Hyoid

  • Neurocranium

  • Splanchnocranium

Question 23 of 57

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How many bones are in an adult human skull:

Select one of the following:

  • 12

  • 17

  • 22

  • 25

Question 24 of 57

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The suture between the two parietal bones is:

Select one of the following:

  • Coronal suture

  • Squamous suture

  • Sagittal suture

  • Lambdoid suture

  • None of the above

Question 25 of 57

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The articular surface of temporal bone consists of:

Select one of the following:

  • Occipital subercle

  • Condylar fossa

  • Zygomatic process

  • Mandibular fossa and articular tubercle

  • Mental protuberance

Question 26 of 57

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How do the sizes of different gender human skulls compare?

Select one of the following:

  • Male skulls are larger than female skulls

  • Male skulls are smaller than female skulls

  • Male skulls are the same general size as female skulls

  • There is no correlation between gender and size

Question 27 of 57

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What is the technique of measuring bones of the skull called?

Select one of the following:

  • Anthropology

  • Craniometry

  • Phrenology

  • Physiognomy

Question 28 of 57

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Which of the following bones IS NOT a facial bone?

Select one of the following:

  • Os Ethmoidale

  • Vomer

  • Os Lacrimale

  • Maxilla

  • Concha nasalis inferior

Question 29 of 57

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Which of the listed anatomical structures belong to pars orbitalis of the frontal bone?

Select one of the following:

  • Arcus superciliaris

  • Fossa glandulae lacrimalis

  • Glabella

  • Crista Frontalis

  • Sulcus sinus sagittalis superioir

Question 30 of 57

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How many of the skull bones are used for facial support (as opposed to brain protection)?

Select one of the following:

  • 8

  • 10

  • 12

  • 14

Question 31 of 57

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The "soft spots" on a infants skull are also called:

Select one of the following:

  • Ethmoids

  • Fontanelles

  • Sutures

  • None of the these

Question 32 of 57

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Regarding the skull foramina content

Select one or more of the following:

  • Foraman rotundum transmits maxillary nerve

  • Foramen spinosum transmits the middle meningeal artery and the menigeal br. of the manidibular division of the trigeminal nerve (cranial nerve V)

  • The ophtalmic artery enters the orbit through the optic canal

  • Foramen ovale transmits the hypoglossal nerve

  • Jugular foramen transmits glossopharyngeal, vagus and accessory nerves

Question 33 of 57

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The lateral wall of nasal cavity includes:

Select one or more of the following:

  • Nasal Bones

  • Frontal process and the body of the maxilla

  • Ethmoid labyrinth

  • The perpendicular plate of the palatine

  • The body of sphenoid

Question 34 of 57

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The superior wall of the nasal cavity includes:

Select one or more of the following:

  • Nasal bones

  • Corpus ossis sphenoidalis

  • Lamina cribriformis of ethmoid bone

  • Perpendicular lamina of oss palatinus

  • Frontal process of maxilla

Question 35 of 57

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Which of the following statements are true:

Select one or more of the following:

  • Meatus acusticus internus is on the posterior wall of pars petrosa of os temporale

  • Foramen lacerum is surrounded by the temporal and sphenoid bone

  • Sutura coronalis connects parietal and occipital bones

  • Foramen ovale is on ala major of the sphenoid

  • Facial nerve exits the cranial cavity through foramen stylomasoideum

Question 36 of 57

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Paries superior of the orbit is made of:

Select one or more of the following:

  • Partes orbitales of os frontale

  • Lamina cribrosa of os ethmoidale

  • Ala minor of os sphenoidale

  • Processus orbitalis of os palatinum

  • Processus frontalis of maxilla

Question 37 of 57

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Regarding the bones of the skull

Select one or more of the following:

  • Fossa hypophysiali is part of os sphenoidale

  • Maxilla unpaired bone

  • Concha naslis inferior a seperate bone

  • Processus mastoideus is well developed in newborn

  • Septum nasi is made of 2 different bones

Question 38 of 57

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Regarding the paranasal sinuses

Select one or more of the following:

  • They are in maxilla, ethmoid, frontal and sphenoid bones

  • Sinus maxillaris opens in the meatus nasi medius

  • Sinus frontalis opens in meatus nasi medius

  • Sinus frontalis is entirely developed in the newborn

  • Sinus maxillaris is a common location for infection (sinusitis)

Question 39 of 57

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The following bones take part in the formation of the middle cranial fossa

Select one or more of the following:

  • Ethmoid

  • Greater wings and sella turcica of sphenoid

  • Anterior surface of petrous portion of temporal

  • Mastoid processus

  • Occipital

Question 40 of 57

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The following bones take part in the formation of the posterior cranial fossa:

Select one or more of the following:

  • Posterior surface of petrous portion of temporal

  • Greater wings of sphenoid

  • Orbital parts of frontal

  • Occipital

  • Cribriform plate (Lamina cribrosa) of ethmoid

Question 41 of 57

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Regarding the cranial nerves and the openings of the skull:

Select one or more of the following:

  • The cribriform plate (lamina cribrosa) of sphenoid bone transmits the olfactory nerves

  • N. opticus exits the skull through the superior orbital fissue.

  • Facial nerve passes through internal acustis meatus and stylomastoid foramen

  • Mandibular nerve passes through foramen ovale

  • CN IX, X pass through foramen lacerum

Question 42 of 57

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Regarding the cranial nerves and the openings of the skull:

Select one or more of the following:

  • The second division of trigeminal nerve (maxillary) passes through foramen rotundum

  • Foramen magnum transmits none of CN's

  • The facial nerve may be injured by infections of the middle ear

  • CN's III, IV, VI and V1(ophthalmic) pass through the same skull opening.

  • The three divisions of trigeminal nerve exit through separate openings of the skull.

Question 43 of 57

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The bones of the skull are joined at joints called:

Select one or more of the following:

  • Gomphoses

  • Sutures

  • Fissures

  • Symphyses

  • Synchondroses

Question 44 of 57

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The hard palate in the roof of the mouth is composed of the:

Select one or more of the following:

  • Palatine bones

  • Nasal conchae

  • Zygomatic bones

  • Maxilla

  • Vomer

Question 45 of 57

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Which of the following are considered facial bones?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Maxilla

  • Lacrimal

  • Vomer

  • Sphenoid

  • Ethmoid

Question 46 of 57

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In the skull of a newborn, there are not yet complete joints, as fibrous membranes connect cranial bones. What is the correct name for such a fibrous membrane?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Foramen

  • Fissue

  • Fontanel

  • Fossa

  • Facet

Question 47 of 57

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The foramen magnum is bounded by:

Select one or more of the following:

  • Partes laterals of occipital bone

  • Pars basilaris of occipital bone

  • Squama of occipital bone

  • Processus mastoideus of temporal bone

  • Posterior surface of pars petrosa of temporal bone

Question 48 of 57

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The bones in the cheek prominence are:

Select one or more of the following:

  • Frontal

  • Mandible

  • Temporal

  • Maxilla

  • Zygomatic

Question 49 of 57

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On the skull

Select one or more of the following:

  • Foramen Spinosum transmit a. meningea media

  • Foramen ovale connects middle cranial fossa will fossa infratemporalis

  • Fissura petrotympanica transmits chorda tympani

  • Septum nasi is formed only by vomer

  • Foramen supraorbitale is on the anterior surface of corpus maxillae

Question 50 of 57

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On ala major of the sphenoid bone is located:

Select one or more of the following:

  • Foramen supraorbitale

  • Foramen ovale

  • Foramen zygomaticofaciale

  • Foramen rotundum

  • Foramen spinosum

Question 51 of 57

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On the skull

Select one or more of the following:

  • Meatus acusticus internus is on the posterior surface of pars petrosa of the temporal bone

  • Foramen jugulare is surronded by the occipital and sphenoid bone

  • n.facialis exits the cranial cavity through foramen spinosum

  • Foramen ovale is on ala major of the sphenoid bone

  • Foramen jugulare transmits glossopharyngeal, vagus and accessorius nerve

Question 52 of 57

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In formation of the anterior cranial fossa takes part

Select one or more of the following:

  • Body of the sphenoid bone

  • Ala minor of the sphenoid bone

  • Ala major of the sphenoid bone

  • Lamina cribrosa of the ethmoid bone

  • Partes orbitales of the frontal bone

Question 53 of 57

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The occipital bone:

Select one or more of the following:

  • Is in four bony parts at birth

  • Is grooved by the transverse sinus

  • Is a single bone by the age of about 8 years

  • Forms part of the jugular foramen

  • Articulates with the parietal bone at the coronal suture

Question 54 of 57

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The occipital bone:

Select one or more of the following:

  • Ossifies entirely in membrane

  • Fuses with the sphenoid bone at the age of about 15 years

  • Has a foramen through which the hypoglossal nerve passes

  • Has the trapezius and sternocleidomastoideus muscles attached to it

  • Forms part of the roof of the nasopharynx

Question 55 of 57

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The frontal bone:

Select one or more of the following:

  • Ossifies in membrane

  • Forms the main part of the roof of the nose

  • Forms the main part of the roof of the orbit

  • Has sinuses each of which opens into the middle meatus of the nose

  • Is in two parts at birth.

Question 56 of 57

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The temporal bone

Select one or more of the following:

  • Ossifies wholly in cartilage

  • Contains the whole of the carotid canel

  • Forms the whole of the external auditory meatus

  • Forms part of the jugular foramen

  • has attached to it the levator veli palatini muscle

Question 57 of 57

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The temporal bone

Select one or more of the following:

  • Is grooved by the superior petrosal sinus

  • Has attached to it the falx cerebri

  • Transmits the auricular branch of the vagus nerve

  • Lies entirely in the middle cranial fossa

  • Forms parts of the foramen lacerum

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