Practice TEST #3 (Autosaved)revised version

Practice TEST #3 (Autosaved)revised version - 1 Which forms...

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1) Which forms the major portion of the coxal bone? A) ischium B) pubis C) ilium D) pelvic 2) The membranous areas between the cranial bones of the fetal skull are called ________. A) Areolas B) Foramina C) Sutures D) Fontanels 3) The axial skeleton contains ________. A) the skull, vertebral column, and pelvis B) arms, legs, hands, and feet C) the skull, vertebral column, and rib cage D) shoulder and pelvic girdles 4) The ethmoid bone is composed of all of the following except the ________. A) superior nasal concha B) crista galli C) cribriform plate D) inferior nasal concha 5) Only the ________ vertebra does not have a body. A) last lumbar B) axis C) atlas D) last cervical 6) The suture that connects the two parietal bones together is the ________. A) coronal B) sagittal C) lambdoid D) squamosal 7) The pituitary gland is housed in the ________. A) vomer bone B) sinuses of the ethmoid C) sella turcica of the sphenoid D) foramen lacerum 8) Along with support, the broad anterior ligament of the vertebral column also acts to ________. A) hold the discs in place B) prevent hyperextension of the spine C) hold the spine erect D) protect the spinal cord 9) The major function of the intervertebral discs is to ________. A) absorb shock B) string the vertebrae together C) prevent injuries D) prevent hyperextension
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10) Paranasal sinuses are found in which of these facial bones? A) zygomatic B) nasal conchae C) vomer D) maxillae 11) Which of the following is an abnormal lateral curvature of the vertebral column often seen in the thoracic region? A) kyphosis B) scoliosis C) lordosis D) swayback 12) Which part of the vertebral column receives the most stress by bearing most of the weight of the body? A) the sacrum B) the cervical region C) the lumbar region D) the sacral promontory 13) Thoracic vertebrae T2 through T8 differ from the others in that ________. A) they have no transverse processes B) they have superior and inferior demifacets C) they have transverse foramina D) they have no intervertebral discs 14) The major function of the axial skeleton is to ________. A) give the body resilience B) provide an attachment point for muscles that allow movement C) provide central support for the body and protect internal organs D) provide a space for the heart and lungs 15) The antebrachium is composed of which of the following two bones? A) the radius and the ulna B) the humerus and the clavicle C) the scapula and the clavicle D) the humerus and the radius 16) The true wrist or carpus consists of ________. ʺ ʺ A) a group of eight short bones united by ligaments B) the phalanges C) the styloid processes of the radius and ulna D) the metacarpals 17) The bone in direct contact with the first metatarsal (big toe) is the ________. A) medial cuneiform
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