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Abnormal elevation of the medial longitudinal arch often results from muscle imbalance or poliomyelitis. This condition is called
clawfoot
The tibia articulates at its distal end with the fibula and the ___________.
talus bone of the ankle
The narrow, ridgelike projection of the hip bone is the

A. medial epicondyle
B. iliac crest
C. radial tuberosity
D. greater trochanter
B. iliac crest
When the forearm is flexed, the
A. coronoid process of the ulna fits into the coronoid fossa
B. olecranon process fits into the olecranon fossa
C. head of the radius fits into the ulnar notch
D. radial tuberosity fits into the trochlear notch
B. olecranon process fits into the olecranon fossa
The acetabulum
A. is formed by the ischium, ilium and pubis
B. is inferior to the obturator foramen
C. contains the fovea capitis
D. is lined with fibrocartilage
A. is formed by the ischium, ilium and pubis
The glenoid cavity is

A. a depression that accommodates a ligament
B. the area around the spine of the scapula
C. a hole in tooth enamel
D. a depression for articulation with the head of the humerus
D. a depression for articulation with the head of the humerus
There is no styloid process on the

A. radius
B. temporal bone
C. ulna
D. scapula
D. scapula
The bones of the fingers are called
phalanges
The pectoral girdle consists of the
scapula and clavicle
Which bone of the foot articulates with both the tibia and the fibula?
A. calcaneus
B. middle cuneiform
C. talus
D. navicular
C. talus
The female pelvis differs from that of the male in that the pelvis of the female has

A. a heart-shaped pelvic brim and deep false pelvis
B. a large acetabulum and rounded obturator foramen
C. a more vertical ilium
D. a larger pelvic inlet and shallow iliac crest
D. a larger pelvic inlet and shallow iliac crest
Ligaments attach to the clavicle at the

A. scapular and sternal ends
B. superior angle
C. trochlea
D. styloid process
A. scapular and sternal ends
The carpal most likely to be broken during an injury is the
scaphoid
The biceps brachii muscle attaches to the radius at the

A. styloid process
B. radial notch
C. deltoid tuberosity
D. radial tuberosity
D. radial tuberosity
The part of the scapula that forms the high point of the shoulder is the
acromion
The broad, concave surface on the anterior surface of the scapula is called the
subscapular fossa
The bony prominence on the posterior surface of the elbow is the

A. lateral epicondyle of the humerus
B. olecranon process of the ulna
C. medial condyle of the humerus
D. radial tuberosity
B. olecranon process of the ulna
When you sit, the part of the hip that touches the seat of the chair is the
ischial tuberosity
The longest, heaviest, and strongest bone of the human skeleton is the
femur
The lateral and medial condyles of the femur articulate with the
A. tibia
B. fibula
C. tibia and fibula respectively
D. acetabulum of the pelvic girdle
tibia
The bony prominence on the lateral surface of the thigh near the hip joint is the
greater trochanter of the femur
A decrease in the angle of the neck of the femur causes the abnormal posture called

A. bowleg
B. knock-knee
C. flatfoot
D. clawfoot
B. knock-knee
The bony prominence on the anterior surface of the leg just below the knee joint is the

A. tibial tuberosity
B. medial malleolus of the tibia
C. lateral malleolus of the fibula
D. lesser trochanter
A. tibial tuberosity
The lateral malleolus on the lateral surface of the ankle is part of the
fibula
The obturator foramen of the female pelvis is

A. oval
B. larger than the male
C. smaller than the male
D. not present
A. oval
Which of the following describes a female pelvis as it is distinguished from a male?

A. sciatic notch is more narrow
B. has a larger more oval pelvic brim
C. obturator foramen is round
D. coccyx is less movable
B. has a larger more oval pelvic brim
Which of the structures listed below is part of the pectoral girdle?

A. ischium
B. symphysis pubis
C. pubis
D. acromion
D. acromion
Each of the two lower limbs contains how many bones?
30
Which of the bones listed below is a sesamoid bone found in the knee?

A. patella
B. talus
C. femur
D. calcaneus
patella
Genu valgum refers to

A. a deformity in which the kness are abnormally close together and the space between the ankles
is increased.
B. a deformity in which the knees are abnormally separated and the lowr limbs are bowed
medially.
C. angulation of the great toe away from the midline of the body.
D. an inherited deformity in which the foot is twisted inferiorly and medially, and the angle of
the arch is increased.
A. a deformity in which the kness are abnormally close together and the space between the ankles
is increased.
During the later stages of pregnancy, hormones increase the flexibility of this joint to allow for the delivery
of the fetus.

A. glenohumeral
B. symphysis pubis
C. radiocarpal
D. tibiofemoral
B. symphysis pubis
The radius is located on the ___________ side of the forearm.

A. pinky
B. thumb
C. middle
D. intermediate
B. thumb
The capitulum and trochlea are found on the _________________ and articulate with the _______________
and _________________ to allow for flexing and extending of the forearm.

A. scapula, radius and ulna
B. humerus, radius and ulna
C. femur, tibia and fibula
D. talus, tibia and fibula
B. humerus, radius and ulna