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Homework #6: Chapter 6 - Axial Skeleton
Feb. 1, 2021 : Socrative Questions
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Cephalization is the process by which - - - -.
A. The bony cranium is formed during development.
B. The head grows larger than normal.
C. None of the options.
D. Animals tend to evolve concentrate sensory organs near the anterior extremity of the body.
E. The brain is formed during development.
Animals tend to evolve concentrate sensory organs near the anterior extremity of the body.
Inside the nasal cavity, the middle and superior curved bone plates on each side are formed by the - - - -, whereas the inferior curved plates are formed by the - - - -.
A. Superior nasal conchae; inferior nasal conchae
B. None of the options.
C. Ethmoid bone; vomer
D. Vomer; inferior nasal conchae
E. Ethmoid bone; inferior nasal conchae
Ethmoid bone; inferior nasal conchae
Based on the classification that you learned for bone types, the occipital bone should be a(n) - - - - bone.
A common feature of the ethmoid, sphenoid, frontal and maxillary bones is - - - -.
A. None of the options
B. Having sinuses
C. Forming part of the cranium
D. Articulating at sutures
E. Being flat bones
The pituitary gland is housed in the - - - -.
A. Greater wing
B. Lesser wing
C. Crista galli
D. Sella turcica
E. Dorsum sellae
Which of the skull bones below does not contain sinuses?
The vomer is immediately - - - -.
A. Posterior to the sphenoid bone
B. Anterior to the cribriform plate
C. Superior to the inferior nasal conchae
D. Lateral to the perpendicular plate of the ethmoid bone
E. Inferior to the ethmoid bone
Inferior to the ethmoid bone
In bones, rough surfaces tend to be sites of - - - -, whereas smooth surfaces tend to be the sites of - - - -.
A. Articulation; muscle attachment
B. Previous fractures; muscle attachment
C. Muscle attachment; articulation
D. Recent remodeling; previous fractures
E. Previous fractures; recent remodeling
Muscle attachment; articulation
Which suture separates the temporal from the parietal bones?
Which of the following structures makes up the superior portion of the nasal septum?
A. The inferior nasal concha
B. The vomer bone
C. The cribriform plate of the ethmoid bone
D. The perpendicular plate of the ethmoid bone
E. None of the other options
The perpendicular plate of the ethmoid bone
The large soft spot on top of a baby's head - - - -.
A. Is one of several fontanels
B. Is formed by dense connective tissue
C. Is usually diamond shaped
D. All options are correct
E. Occurs where the parietal and frontal bones have not yet grown together
All options are correct:
1. Is one of several fontanels
2. Is formed by dense connective tissue
3. Is usually diamond shaped
4. Occurs where the parietal and frontal bones have not yet grown together
Which bone is immediately dorsal to the maxillary bone and together with it forms the roof of the mouth?
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