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Lower Limb Test Questions College of Medicine Gross Anatomy These Questions have come from the old tests available in the Center For Academic Excellence. Please note that all of the questions have not been checked, and some of the answers may be wrong.
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1. Loss of patellar reflex and loss of cutaneous sensation on the anteromedial side of the leg indicate damage to this spinal nerve: A.L2 B.L4 C.L5 D.S2 E.S4 2. Which statement concerning the great saphenous vein is false? A. When it is removed and inserted as a coronary bypass, it is reversed, so that the cusps do not obstruct blood flow. B. It is located about ten cm. (a handbreadth) posterior to the medial border of the patella. C. It passes anterior to the medial malleolus. D. It perforates the femoral sheath E. It is accompanied by the sural nerve in the leg. 3. The deep fascia of the thigh: A. is thickened on its medial side to form the iliotibial tract B. has an oval opening which transmits the small saphenous vein C. is attached to the whole length of the inguinal ligament D. is designated the cribriform fascia E. lies superficial to the superficial inguinal lymph nodes 4. Structures passing through the adductor hiatus include: A. saphenous nerve B. profunda femoral artery C. both D. neither 5. Skin on the most dorsal part of the foot is supplied by the: A. sural nerve B. first sacral nerve C. both D. neither 6. The muscle which can both flex the hip and extend the knee is: A. sartorius B. rectus femoris C. semimembranosus D. biceps femoris E. vastus lateralis 7. The actions of the gracilis muscle include _______ of the thigh at the hip and _______ of the leg at the knee. A. lateral rotation, lateral rotation
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B. medial rotation, extension C. abduction, flexion D. flexion, extension E. adduction, flexion 8. Which muscle is able to produce flexion at the knee joint more efficiently if the hip joint is in flexion at the same time? A. semimembranosus B. rectus femoris C. hamstring part of adductor magnus D. sartorius E. short head of biceps femoris 9. Difficulty extending the knee can result from damage to the ________. A. femoral nerve B. inferior gluteal nerve C. common peroneal nerve D. superior gluteal nerve E. tibial nerve 10. Muscles in the posterior thigh compartment are paralyzed because the sciatic nerve has been severed. Nevertheless the patient can still produce some flexion of the leg at the knee due to action of the: A. sartorius m. B. semitendinosus m. C. both A and B D. short head of biceps femoris E. gastrocnemius 11. The muscle that is not a medial rotator of the leg is the: A. semimembranosus B. semitendinosus C. biceps femoris D. gracilis E. popliteus 12. After an obturator nerve injury, some adduction of the thigh is still possible because of double innervation to the: A. gracilis m. B.
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This note was uploaded on 01/09/2011 for the course BISC BISC 2135 taught by Professor Cullinan during the Fall '10 term at Marquette.

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