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7th Long Quiz Sec. D Close as a

1. The lowest level of the costal margin corresponds to ________?

A. 8th costal cartilage C. 10th costal cartilage
B. 9th costal cartilage D. 11th costal cartilage

2. Plane of Addison corresponds to what vertebral level?

A. L1 vertebral level C. L3 vertebral level
B. L2 vertebral level D. L4 vertebral level

3. What structure forms the anterior wall of the inguinal canal?

A. Fascia transversalis C. Aponeurosis of external oblique muscle
B. Lacunar ligament D. Pectineal ligament

4. External spermatic fascia is derived from _________?

A. External oblique aponeurosis C. Fascia transversalis
B. Internal oblique muscle D. Transversus abdominis muscle

5. What structure suspends the liver from the anterior abdominal wall?
A. Greater omentum C. Falciform ligament
B. Lesser omentum D. Ligamentum teres

6. Which of the following is a retroperitoneal organ?

A. Stomach C. Jejunum
B. Ileum D. Pancreas

7. The anterior rectus sheath at the level between the costal margin and ASIS is formed by the aponeurosis of:
A. External oblique muscle C. Transversus abdominis
B. Internal oblique muscle D. Both A and B

8. Which among the following statements is NOT TRUE?

A. The deep inguinal ring is situated in transversalis fascia
B. Deep inguinal ring lies to deep to the mid-inguinal point
C. McBurney’s incision is made approximately 2 inches above and medial to the ASIS
D. Tip of the appendix corresponds to the arcuate line

9. Which of the following muscles is often time absent?

A. Cremaster C. External oblique muscle
B. Rectus abdominis D. Pyramidalis

10. Most common site for direct inguinal hernias?

A. Arcuate line C. Semilunar line of Douglas
B. McBurney’s point D. Hesselbach’s triangle

11. The following are tributaries of the portal vein, EXCEPT:

A. Superior mesenteric vein C. Pancreatic vein
B. Cystic vein D. Right gastric vein

12. What part of the pancreas is in contact with the hilum of the spleen?
A. Head C. Body
B. Neck D. Tail

13. Which of the following is the obliterated umbilical vein of the fetus?
A. Coronary ligament C. Ligamentum teres
B. Falciform ligament D. Ligamentum venosum

14. Which of the following is NOT true regarding the parotid gland?
A. The duct pierces the buccinator
B. The duct opens in the upper 2nd molar tooth
C. Composed of almost entirely serous acini

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D. Facial nerve divides the gland into upper and lower parts

15. The following are true about the intrinsic muscles of the tongue, EXCEPT:
A. attached to the bones C. innervated by hypoglossal nerve
B. alter the shape of the tongue D. supplied by lingual artery

16. The abdominal part of the esophagus is related anteriorly to the following structure:
A. Left lobe of the liver C. Left crus of the diaphragm
B. Right lobe of the liver D. Gallbladder

17. The 2nd part of the duodenum is related medially to the following structures, EXCEPT:
A. Common bile duct C. Head of pancreas
B. Main pancreatic duct D. Right colic flexure

18. The muscular coat of the stomach that forms the anatomic and physiologic pyloric sphincter:
A. Longitudinal muscle coat C. Both
B. Oblique muscle coat D. Neither

19. Which of the following vein is the systemic tributary of the portocaval anastomoses formed in the lower 3rd of the
A. Left gastric vein
B. Right gastric vein
C. Azygos vein
D. Hemiazygos vein

20. Which of the following muscle serves as sphincter at the lower end of the pharynx?
A. cricopharyngeus C. salphingopharyngeus
B. palatopharyngeus D. stylopharyngeus


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