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1

The pectoral girdle consists of the ____.

a. scapulae and humerus
b. clavicles, humerus, and sternum
c. clavicles and scapulae
d. scapulae only

c. clavicles and scapulae

2

Which three bones make up a coxal bone?

a. ilium, ischium, and femur
b. ilium, ischium, and pubis
c. ilium, acetabulum, and pubis
d. ilium, femur, and pubis

b. ilium, ischium, and pubis

3

The only direct articulation of the pectoral girdle to the axial skeleton is at the ______.

a. medial end of the clavicle and manubrium
b. head of the femur to the acetabulum
c. lateral end of the clavicle to the head of the humerus
d. none of the above

a. medial end of the clavicle and manubrium

4

Why would a broken clavicle affect the mobility of the arm?

a. The clavicle holds the upper arm away from the body.
b. The clavicle is attached to the glenoid cavity of the scapula.
c. The clavicle attaches to the humerus.
d. none of the above

a. The clavicle holds the upper arm away from the body.

5

What are characteristics of a male pelvis?

a. a greater true pelvis compared to the female, curved sacrum and coccyx
b. The angle at pubic symphysis is greater than 100 degrees.
c. The true pelvis is narrow compared to the female, the sacrum is flat, and the angle of pubic symphysis is less than 100 degrees.
d. The true pelvis is narrow compared to the female, the sacrum is flat, and the angle of pubic symphysis is greater than 100 degrees.

c. The true pelvis is narrow compared to the female, the sacrum is flat, and the angle of pubic symphysis is less than 100 degrees.

6

On which bone would you find a medial malleolus?

a. talus
b. fibula
c. tibia
d. femur

c. tibia

7

Which foot bone transmits the weight of the body from the tibia toward the toes?

a. calcaneus
b. navicular bone
c. cuboid bone
d. talus

d. talus

8

When you are seated, which part of the pelvis bears your body’s weight?

a. obturator foramen
b. posterior inferior iliac spines
c. ischial tuberosities
d. pubic tubercle

c. ischial tuberosities

9

Which of the following are bone markings found on the femur?

a. the greater and lesser trochanter
b. linea aspera
c. linea alba
d. both A and B

d. both A and B

10

Which tarsal bone is a medial ankle bone?

a. cuboid
b. navicular
c. Intermediate cuneiform bone
d. none of the above

b. navicular

11

Which bone articulates with the scapula at the glenoid cavity?

a. acromial end of the clavicle
b. head of the humerus
c. condyle of the humerus
d. olecranon of the ulna

b. head of the humerus

12

The head of the femur articulates at the ____.

a. acetabulum
b. glenoid fossa
c. fovea capitis
d. ilium

a. acetabulum

13

The patellar ligament attaches to which structure?

a. the tibial tuberosity
b. the lateral malleolus
c. the intercondylar eminence
d. the hamstring muscles

a. the tibial tuberosity

14

Which structures participate in the knee joint?

a. medial and lateral epicondyles
b. fibula and tibia
c. patella and gluteal tuberosity
d. medial and lateral condyles
of the femur

d. medial and lateral condyles
of the femur

15

The trochlea of the humerus articulates with the ____, and the capitulum articulates with the ___.

a. coronoid process of the ulna; olecranon fossa of the humerus
b. trochlear notch of the ulna; head of the radius
c. olecranon process of the ulna; radial notch
d. head of the radius; trochlear
notch of the ulna

b. trochlear notch of the ulna; head of the radius

16

Which bone of the forearm is lateral in the anatomical position?

a. ulna
b. radius
c. scaphoid
d. depends on hand position

b. radius

17

Bill accidentally fractures his first distal phalanx with a hammer. Which finger is broken?

a. thumb
b. small finger
c. ring finger
d. index finger

a. thumb

18

An anatomy student says to you, “Sam likes to push the toy car hard.” She is referring to the __.

a. damage that occurred at last night’s party
b. scaphoid, lunate, triquetrum, pisiform, trapezium, trapezoid, capitate, and hamate
c. way to remember the names of the eight carpal bones
d. both B and C

d. both B and C

19

With carpal tunnel syndrome the ______ nerve is compressed.

a. median
b. medium
c. medial
d. radial

a. median

20

Inflammation of connective tissue between the _____ and carpal bones causes ______.

a. deltoid tuberosity; congenital talipes equinovarus
b. interosseous membrane; flat feet
c. flexor retinaculum; carpal tunnel syndrome
d. extensor retinaculum; carpal
tunnel syndrome

c. flexor retinaculum; carpal tunnel syndrome

21

What structure of the scapula divides its posterior surface into two regions?

a. acromion process
b. coracoid process
c. scapular spine
d. supraspinous fossa

c. scapular spine

22

How is the pelvis of females adapted for childbearing?

a. narrow pubic angle
b. greater curvature on sacrum
c. broad, low pelvis
d. heart-shaped pelvic inlet

c. broad, low pelvis

23

The rounded projections on either side of the elbow are the _____ and _____ and are parts of which bone?

a. medial and lateral epicondyles; humerus
b. trochlea and capitulum; humerus
c. olecranon and head of radius; radius
d. Both A and B are correct

a. medial and lateral epicondyles; humerus

24

The greater and lesser tubercles of the humerus are important sites for __.

a. red bone marrow production
b. muscle attachment
c. a large tendon
d. forming the lateral contour of the shoulder

b. muscle attachment

25

While jumping off the back steps at his house, 10-year-old Joey lands on his right heel and breaks his foot. Which foot bone is most likely broken?

a. talus
b. calcaneus
c. navicular
d. first metatarsal bone

b. calcaneus

26

The fibula neither participates in the knee joint nor bears weight. When it is fractured, however, walking becomes difficult. Why?

a. Fibula helps stabilize the ankle joint.
b. Fibula attaches many leg muscles.
c. Both A and B are correct.
d. None of the above are correct.

c. Both A and B are correct