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1

Which suboccipital muscles attach to C1?

- rectus capitis posterior minor
- obliquus capitis superior
- obliquus capitis inferior

2

Which suboccipital muscles attach to C2?

- rectus capitis posterior major
- obliquus capitis inferior

3

Which erector spinae muscles attach to the cervical spine?

- iliocostalis thoracis
- iliocostalis cervicis
- longissimus cervicis
- longissimus capitis
- spinalis cervicis
- spinalis capitis

4

Which transversospinalis muscles attach to the cervical spine?

- semispinalis cervicis
- semispinalis capitis
- multifidis
- rotators

5

What joint classifications are present at each typical cervical?

- synovial plane (diarthrosis arthrodia)
- modified synovial saddle (diarthrosis sellar)
- fibrous (amphiarthrosis) syndesmosis
- cartilaginous (amphiarthrosis) symphysis

6

What forms the boundaries for the exit of the C1 nerve from the spinal canal?

- occipital condyle
- superior articular process of C1
- capsular ligament
- arcuate rim
- groove for the vertebral artery
- posterior atlanto-occipital ligament

7

What forms the boundaries for the exit of the C2 nerve from the spinal canal?

- inferior articular process of C1
- superior articular process of C2
- capsular ligament
- inferior vertebral notch of C1
- superior vertebral notch of C2
- posterior arch of C1
- lamina of C2
- posterior atlanto-axial ligament

8

What forms the anterior boundary for the C2 nerve exit from the spinal canal?

- inferior articular process of C1
- superior articular process of C2
- capsular ligament

9

What forms the posterior boundary for the C2 nerve exit from the spinal canal?

- posterior arch of C1
- lamina of C2
- posterior atlanto-axial ligament

10

What forms the anterior boundary for the C3-C7 nerve exit from the spinal canal?

- the vertebral bodies
- intervertebral disc
- posterior longitudinal ligament
- uncinate process
- lateral groove

11

What forms the anterior boundary for the C8 nerve exit from the spinal canal?

- vertebral bodies of C7 and T1
- intervertebral disc
- posterior longitudinal ligament
- capsular ligament of the costocentral joint
- superior costal facet of T1
- articular surface of the first rib

12

What are the superior articular facet orientations for the cervical vertebrae?

- C1 is backward, upward, medial (BUM)
- C2 is backward, upward, lateral (BUL)
- C3-C7 are backward, upward, medial (BUM)

13

What are the inferior articular facet orientations for the cervical vertebrae?

- C1 is backward, downward, medial (BMD)
- C2-C6 are forward, downward, lateral (FoLD)
- C7 is forward, downward, medial (ForMeD)

14

How many synovial joints are identified for each cervical vertebra?

- C1: 5
- C2: 8
- C3-6: 8
- C7: 6

15

How many joints are identified at the vertebral body of each cervical vertebra?

- C1: 0
- C2: 10
- C3-6: 10
- C7: 8