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Practice TEST #3

Practice TEST #3 - 1 A structure found on the femur is the...

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1) A structure found on the femur is the ________. A) anterior crest B) malleolus C) linea aspera D) apex 2) Which forms the major portion of the coxal bone? A) ischium B) pubis C) ilium D) pelvic 3) The inferiormost part of the sternum is the ________. A) Xiphoid process B) Body C) Manubrium D) Ala 4) The membranous areas between the cranial bones of the fetal skull are called ________. A) Areolas B) Foramina C) Sutures D) Fontanels 5) 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 6) 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 7) Only the ________ vertebra does not have a body. A) last lumbar B) axis C) atlas D) last cervical 8) The suture that connects the two parietal bones together is the ________. A) coronal B) sagittal C) lambdoid D) squamosal 9) The pituitary gland is housed in the ________. A) vomer bone B) sinuses of the ethmoid C) sella turcica of the sphenoid D) foramen lacerum 10) The hyoid bone is unique because ________. A) it is the only bone of the body that does not articulate with any other bone
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C) it is covered with mucosa D) it has no specific function 11) 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 12) The major function of the intervertebral discs is to ________. A) absorb shock B) string the vertebrae together C) prevent injuries D) prevent hyperextension 13) All of the following facial bones are paired except one. Which of the following is the unpaired facial bone? A) palatine B) lacrimal C) vomer D) maxillae 14) Paranasal sinuses are found in which of these facial bones? A) zygomatic B) nasal conchae C) vomer D) maxillae 15) 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 16) Which of the following phrases best describes the function of the vertebral curves? A) to provide resilience and flexibility B) to accommodate muscle attachment C) to absorb shock and trauma D) to accommodate the weight of the pelvic girdle 17) The body or centrum of the thoracic vertebrae are ________. A) triangular B) oval C) heart shaped D) round 18) 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 19) Which of the following statements is true regarding the location of the center of gravity of the body? A) It is 1 cm posterior to the sacral promontory.
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