The Thorax

Question 1 of 40

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What is the function of organs contained by the thoraxic wall?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Protection

  • Breathing

  • Abdominal conduit

  • Digestion

Question 2 of 40

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List the thoracic tissues, from most superficial to deepest
A-Modified Superficial Fasica
B- Pectoralis Minor & Subclavious
C- Pectoralis Major
D-Deep Fascia

Select one of the following:

  • A-D-C-B

  • C-D-A-B

  • A-D-B-C

  • D-C-A-B

Question 3 of 40

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How many thoracic verterbra are there?

Select one of the following:

  • 12

  • 13

  • 14

Question 4 of 40

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Which part of the vertebra allows nerve fibres to travel through them?

Select one of the following:

  • Vertebral foramen

  • Vertebral callosum

  • Vertebral column

Question 5 of 40

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What direction does the spinous process point?

Select one of the following:

  • Anteriorly

  • Posteriorly

  • Inferiorly

  • Superiorly

Question 6 of 40

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Which part of the vertebra is made of cancellous bone?

Select one of the following:

  • Body

  • Transverse process

  • Articular process

  • Lamellae

Question 7 of 40

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What make up the vertebral foramen?

Select one or more of the following:

  • The body

  • Pedicles

  • Laminae

  • Transverse process

Question 8 of 40

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Which ribs are 'true' ribs?

Select one of the following:

  • 1-7

  • 8-10

  • 10-12

Question 9 of 40

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Why are some ribs 'true' ribs?

Select one of the following:

  • The bone is much denser

  • They articulate with the sternum

  • They articulate directly with the sternum (no cartilage)

Question 10 of 40

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Name the posterior-most feature of a rib

Select one of the following:

  • The head

  • The tubercle

  • Costal groove

Question 11 of 40

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What is the role of the tubercle?

Select one of the following:

  • Articulates with the transverse process

  • Articulates with the spinous process

  • Articulates with the body

Question 12 of 40

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Where does the head of the rib articulate with the vertebra?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Body of the vertebra above

  • Costal facet

  • Boy of the vertebra below

  • Intercostal facet

Question 13 of 40

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What lies in the costal groove?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Veins

  • Spinal nerve

  • Artery

  • Lymphatic vessel

Question 14 of 40

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Name the point of the sternum where the aortic arch begins/ends

Select one of the following:

  • Sternal angle

  • Clavicular notch

  • Jugular notch

  • Xiphosternal joint

Question 15 of 40

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Name the bones of the sternum, most inferior first

Select one or more of the following:

  • Xiphoid process

  • Body of sternum

  • Manubrium

Question 16 of 40

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Where are the costal notches and transverse ridges found?

Select one of the following:

  • Body of the sternum

  • Manbrium

  • Xiphoid process

Question 17 of 40

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Which joint joins the xiphoid process and the body of the sternum?

Select one of the following:

  • Xiphosternal Joint

  • Sterno-xiphoid Joint

  • Xiphoidal Angle

Question 18 of 40

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Where does the 2nd rib articulate?

Select one of the following:

  • Sternal angle

  • Costal notch 1

  • Costal notch 2

Question 19 of 40

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Which part of the sternum makes up the anterior part of the superior thoracic aperture?

Select one of the following:

  • Manubrium

  • Body of the sternum

  • Xiphoid process

Question 20 of 40

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What is the (pertinent) function of the medial margin of manubrial ridge?

Select one of the following:

  • The lateral superior thoracic aperture

  • The protection of the aorta

  • The protection of the lungs

Question 21 of 40

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Which verterbra forms the posterior border of the thorax?

Select one of the following:

  • T1

  • L8

Question 22 of 40

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How do the subclavan vein/artery enter the arm?

Select one of the following:

  • Arch over the manubrium

  • Arch over T1 vertebra

  • Arch around sternal angle

Question 23 of 40

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Which ribs form each side of the inferior thoracic aperture?

Select one of the following:

  • XII

  • XI

  • X

Question 24 of 40

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What makes up the anterior part of the inferior thoracic aperture?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Xiphoid process

  • 7-10 rib cartilage

  • 9-10 rib cartilage

Question 25 of 40

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Which vertebra forms part of the inferior thoracic aperture?

Select one of the following:

  • T12

  • L1

  • L5

Question 26 of 40

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What seals the inferior thoracic aperture?

Select one of the following:

  • Stomach

  • Liver

  • Diaphragm

Question 27 of 40

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Name the nerve that supplies the diaphragm

Select one of the following:

  • Phrenic

  • Diaphric

  • Phragmic

Question 28 of 40

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Which parts of the anterior primary rami supply the diaphragm?

Select one of the following:

  • C3-5

  • C2-4

  • C1-3

Question 29 of 40

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What is the role of the intervertebral disk?

Select one of the following:

  • Shock absorber & pressure reliever

  • Spinal movement

Question 30 of 40

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Describe the makeup of the intervertebral disk

Select one of the following:

  • Nucleus pulposa inside
    Anunculus fibrosis outside

  • Anunculus fibrosis inside
    Nucleus pulposa outside

Question 31 of 40

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Does the intervertebral joint allow movent?

Select one of the following:

  • Yes- in a certain plane

  • Yes- in 2 plans

  • No

Question 32 of 40

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What type of joint in the intervertebral joint?

Select one of the following:

  • Symphysis

  • Parasymphysis

Question 33 of 40

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What type of joint are both rib-vertebral joints?

Select one of the following:

  • Synovial

  • Ball and socket

  • Saddle

Question 34 of 40

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What articulates in the costovertebral joint?

Select one of the following:

  • Rib tubercle and costal facet

  • Rib tuburcle and transverse joint

  • Rib head and costal facet

Question 35 of 40

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What articulates in the costo-transverse joint?

Select one of the following:

  • The tubercle and the transverse process

  • The tubercle and the costal notch

  • The head and the costal notch

Question 36 of 40

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What type of joint is the first sternal joint?

Select one of the following:

  • Fibrocartilaginous

  • Synovial

  • Saddle

Question 37 of 40

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What type of joint attaches the 2-7th ribs to the body of the sternum?

Select one of the following:

  • Synovial

  • None (they're floating)

  • Fibrocartilaginous

Question 38 of 40

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Which ribs share the costal cartilage of the 7th rib?

Select one of the following:

  • 8-9

  • 8-10

  • 7-10

Question 39 of 40

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What is effected by a 'pump handle joint'?

Select one of the following:

  • Anterio-posterio diameter

  • Transverse diameter

  • Superior diameter

Question 40 of 40

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What is effected by the 'bucket handle' joint?

Select one of the following:

  • Transverse diameter

  • Anterio-posterio diameter

  • Medial diameter

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The Thorax

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Haematology and Anatomy (Thorax and Upper Limb) Quiz on The Thorax, created by gina_evans0312 on 15/11/2013.

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