Bones and Joints of Upper Limb Anatomy

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True or false: The scapula extends between the 1st to 6th ribs?

False

True or false: The clavicle has two ends: medial and lateral?

True

True or false: The glenoid cavity of the scapula forms the socket of the hip joint?

False

True or false: The scapula has three processes: spine, acromion, and coracoid?

True

True or false: Most scapula fractures involve the protruding subcutaneous coracoid?

False

True or false: The clavicle is commonly fractured in adults due to its strong ligaments?

False

True or false: The long thoracic nerve injury can cause winged scapula due to the paralysis of the serratus anterior muscle?

True

True or false: The medial fragment of the clavicle drops after a fracture due to the weight of the upper limb?

False

True or false: The scapula resembles in size, shape, and direction a bent finger pointing to the knee?

False

True or false: The inferior border of the scapula is the thickest part of the bone?

True

True or false: The pectoral girdle is formed by the scapula and clavicle?

True

True or false: The clavicle has a medullary cavity?

False

True or false: The clavicle serves as a rigid support for the upper limb and transmits forces from the upper limb to the axial skeleton?

True

True or false: The scapula is subcutaneous throughout its length?

False

True or false: The scapula extends between the 1st to 6th ribs?

False

True or false: The carpal bones are part of the upper limb?

True

What is the longest bone in the body?

Femur

Which bone articulates with the acetabulum of the hip bone to form the hip joint?

Femur

Which part of the femur connects the head to the shaft?

Neck

What passes along the ligament of the head of femur to supply the head of femur?

Obturator artery

What is the thickest part of the inferior border of the scapula called?

Subscapular fossa

Which nerve injury can cause winged scapula due to paralysis of the serratus anterior muscle?

Long thoracic nerve

Which bone is the largest sesamoid bone located in front of the knee joint?

Patella

Which bone takes no part in the articulation of the knee joint?

Fibula

Which bone has a groove on its posterior surface for the semimembranosus muscle?

Tibia

Which bone has processes called medial and lateral epicondyles?

Femur

Which bone's upper end is larger than the lower end?

Tibia

Which bone's head articulates with the lateral condyle of the tibia?

Fibula

Which bone has an upper smooth part that gives attachment to ligamentum patellae?

Tibia

Which bone has 3 surfaces: anterior, medial, and lateral?

Femur

On which bone is the quadrate tubercle located?

Femur

On which bone does the intercondylar notch or fossa separate the lateral and medial condyles?

Tibia

Test your knowledge about the bones and joints of the upper limb with this quiz. Learn to list, identify, and differentiate between different bones, as well as identify the joints and articulations between them.

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