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Which of the following is considered the principal muscle landmark in the neck?

a) sternocleidomastoid
b) sternohyoid
c) stylohyoid
d) infrahyoid
e) mylohyoid
a) sternocleidomastoid
Boundaries of the omohyoid, posterior belly of digastric, and sternocleidomastoid mm. form which of the following triangles?

a) carotid
b) submental
c) submandibular
d) anterior
e) posterior
a) carotid
Generally, the isthmus of the thyroid crosses over which of the following?

a) hyoid bone
b) cricoid cartilage
c) thyroid cartilage
d) 2nd, 3rd, 4th tracheal rings
e) thyrohyoid membrane
d) 2nd, 3rd, 4th tracheal rings
The prevertebral layer of cervical fascia forms the floor of which of the following triangles?

a) carotid
b) submental
c) submandibular
d) anterior
e) posterior cervical
e) posterior cervical
The cervical branch of the facial nerve (CN VII) innervates which of the following?

a) sternocleidomastoid
b) sternothyroid
c) anterior scalene
d) geniohyoid
e) platysma
e) platysma
Which of the following is not innervated by the vagus n.?

a) levator veli palatini
b) tensor veli palatini
c) palatoglossus
d) palatopharyngeus
b) tensor veli palatini

(trigeminal n.)
Which of these pairs is INCORRECT?

a) facial n. - taste to anterior 2/3 of tongue
b) hypoglossal n. - motor fibers to the styloglossus
c) glossopharyngeal n. - general sense to posterior 1/3 of tongue
d) trigeminal n. - general sense to anterior 2/3 of tongue
e) all of the above are correct
e) all of the above are correct
The proximal end of the esophagus begins at the level of the:

a) hyoid bone
b) thyroid cartilage
c) C3,4 vertebrae
d) cricoid cartilage
e) jugular notch
d) cricoid cartilage
The genioglossus m. is innervated by the:

a) trigeminal n.
b) vagus n.
c) hypoglossal n.
d) ansa cervicalis
e) glossopharyngeal n.
c) hypoglossal n.
The main sensory nerve to the larynx is the:
a) superior laryngeal
b) recurrent laryngeal
c) inferior laryngeal
d) glossopharyngeal
e) ansa cervicalis
a) superior laryngeal
The pharynx ends distally at the level of the:

a) C2 vertebra
b) hyoid bone
c) thyroid cartilage
d) cricoid cartilage
e) jugular notch
d) cricoid cartilage
The trachea begins proximally at the:

a) C2 vertebra
b) hyoid bone
c) thyroid cartilage
d) cricoid cartilage
e) jugular notch
d) cricoid cartilage
The carina is a structure associated with the:

a) epiglottis
b) hyoid bone
c) pharynx
d) larynx
e) trachea
e) trachea
Which of the following is innervated by the external branch of the superior laryngeal n. ?

a) posterior cricoarytenoid
b) lateral cricoarytenoid
c) transverse arytenoid
d) thyroarytenoid
e) cricothyroid
e) cricothyroid
Which of the following is innervated by CN IX?

a) superior pharyngeal constrictor
b) middle pharyngeal constrictor
c) salpingopharyngeus
d) stylopharyngeus
e) palatopharyngeus
d) stylopharyngeus
Which muscle below enters a space between the superior and middle pharyngeal constrictor mm. ?

a) anterior scalene
b) stylopharyngeus
c) palatopharyngeus
d) salpingopharyngeus
e) thyrohyoid
b) stylopharyngeus
The middle pharyngeal constrictor m. arises from the:

a) thyroid cartilage
b) cricoid cartilage
c) torus tubarius
d) hyoid bone
e) corniculate cartilage
d) hyoid bone