The medial meniscus is usually more frequently injured.
The atlas articulates with the occipital bone by means of a round, flat facet.
The atlas moves with the occipital bone on rotation of the head.
Does the ulnar nerve have any branches in the arm?
Does the circumflex scapular artery anastomose with the supra-scapular artery?
Does the supraspinatus muscle use the fascia spanning the area from the spine to the superior border of the scapula?
The muscles of the thigh are subdivided into anterior, posterior and lateral groups.
The intervertebral discs are composed of:
Elastic connective tissue
Is the axillary vein:
Or plexiform vein?
Which joint allows the least amount of movement
Which joint allows the most movement
Ball and socket
Out of the following the ...................... is a hinge joint:
A hinge joint can only move what direction:
Up and down
Side to side
All of the above
A saddle joint helps us do what?
Pick up tiny objects
Wave our hand
Stick out our tongue
None of the above
The pivot joint is located where:
In the knuckle
In your shoulder blade
At the top of the spinal column
In the wrist
A gliding joint is located where
In between the vertebrae
In the elbow
Which is not a type of joint in our skeleton?
Which two joints move the same way in our skeleton?
Knee joints and neck joints
Knee joints and elbow joints
Shoulder joints and elbow joints
Ankle joints and neck joints
Which is an example of an immovable joint? (doesn't move)
Where is the ball-and-socket joint located?
Which of these body parts uses a pivot joint?
Where might you find a gliding joint?
What connects bones to each other at the joints?
Which type of joint allows for the most movement?
What protects bones from being worn down?
If the head of the femur is dislocated postero-medially, compression of which nerve is likely to result?
Action of pectoralis major:
Flexion of humerus
Medial rotation of humerus
Adduction of humerus
A and B only
The humerus may be rotated laterally by:
The muscle pair which assists in elevating the arm above the head is:
Trapezius and pectoralis minor
Levator scapulae and serratus anterior
Rhomboid major and serratus anteroir
Rhomboid major and levator scapulae
Trapezius and serratus anterior
The nerve trunk most intimately related to the capsule of the shoulder joint is:
To avoid the sciatic nerve, an injection into the buttock is best given into:
Upper and outer quadrant
Upper and inner quadrant
Lower and inner quadrant
Lower and outer quadrant
At the junction of the four quadrants
Which of the following is a muscle from the anterior group of thigh muscles:
Passes between the deltoid and pectoralis major muscles in its proximal part.
Superiorly passes through the deltopectoral triangle, where it empties into the subclavian vein.
Ends by joining the brachial vein
Is medial to the biceps muscle in the upper arm
Has no valves
The posterior group of muscles of the arm is innervated by:
An open arterial anastomosis in the shoulder occurs between the suprascapular artery and which other artery?
Anterior circumflex humeral
The nerve which passes through the quadrangular space of the posterior shoulder innervates which muscle?
In the axilla the pectoralis minor is a landmark, being closely related to all of the following structures except:
Cords of the brachial plexus
Lateral thoracic artery
Medial pectoral nerve
Second part of the axillary artery
The axillary nerve arises directly from which part of the brachial plexus?
Which of the following is not a direct branch of the axillary artery?
Posterior circumflex humeral
If the second part of the axillary artery was interrupted, collateral blood flow could pass from branches of the thyrocervical trunk into which artery?
Anterior humeral circumflex
Posterior humeral circumflex
In a fracture of the surgical neck of the humerus, which artery may be injured?
While riding a bike, a patient fell against a tree and fractured the shaft of the humerus at midlength. What nerve may be injured because of its close proximity to the injury?
Medial antebrachial cutaneous
In a fracture of the midshaft of the humerus, which artery is most likely to be injured?
Which muscle is the strongest medial rotator of the arm?
The rotator cuff is composed of all of the following muscles except:
The patient was unable to retract his scapula because of paralysis of the trapezius and
Serratus posterior superior
The team doctor tells a football player that he has "a pulled hamstring" muscle. This results from a tearing of the origin of a hamstring muscle from the:
Posterior gluteal line
What muscle passes through the lesser sciatic foramen?
How many perforating arteries do you find in the thigh?
More than 10
The femoral canal contains the:
Deep inguinal lymph node(s)
Which movement would fail in case of paralysis of the quadriceps femoris muscle?
Adduction at the hip
Extension at the hip
Extension at the knee
Flexion at the knee
Medial rotation at the knee
Which structure does NOT enter or leave the inguinal region by passing deep to the inguinal ligament?
Psoas major muscle
Round ligament of the uterus
When walking, the action of the iliopsoas muscle results in what motion at the hip joint?