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                            A. corpus luteum
B. atretic follicle
C. corpus albicans
D. none of the above
B. Stratum Compactum and Stratum Spongiosum
A. Implantation
B. Menstruation
C. Ovulation
D. Fertilization
A. A.Infundibulum
B. B.Isthmus
C. Ampulla
D. Intramural
A. Ciliary processes
B. Corneal stroma
C. Choroid
D. Iris
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By SNELL 6th edition


Choose the best answer:

P 201 1. The superior boundary of the epiploic foramen:
A. free border of the lesser omentum containing the portal triad
B. inferior vena cava
C. caudate process of the caudate lobe of the liver
D. first portion of the duodenum

P 260 2. Less likely to produce ascites:
A. hepatic cirrhosis C. gastritis
B. cancer of the ovary D. congestive hear failure

P 265 3. Important factor in the production of an ulcer in the anterolateral wall of the first part of
the duodenum:
A. acid chime squired as the stomach empties
B. high level of pepsin
C. bile secretion after food intake
D. digestive enzymes excreted out by the pancreas

P 266 4. Which of the following does not contribute to why the appendix is prone to infection:
A. it has a large amount of lymphoid tissue in its wall
B. the lumen has a tendency to become obstructed by hardened intestinal contents
C. it is supplied by a long small artery that does not anastomose with any other artery
D. it is a long narrow blind-ended tube which encourages stasis of large bowel contents

P 266 5. Occurring at points where the circular muscle is weakest. Where the blood vessels pierce
the muscles, herniation of the lining mucosa through the circular muscle between taenia
coli occurs:
A. volvulus B. intussusception C. diverticulosis D. achalasia

P 274 6. Which is not true regarding aneurysm of the abdominal aorta:
A. usually occur below the origin of the renal arteries
B. majority result from atherosclerosis which weakens the wall
C. occur most commonly in elderly women
D. large aneurysms should be surgically excised and replaced with a graft

P 274 7. Common cause of colic, EXCEPT:
A. compression of the inferior vena cava
B. intestinal obstruction
C. passage of gallstone in the biliary duct
D. passage of the stone in the ureter

P 264 8. Total gastrectomy for gastric cancer does not include the removal of:
A. lower end of esophagus C. head of the pancreas
B. first part of duodenum D. spleen

P 149 9. Herniorrhaphy of an indirect inguinal hernia constitute the repair of the floor of the
inguinal canal, the floor is formed by:
A. internal oblique C. lateral umbilical ligament
B. inguinal ligament D. external oblique

P 834 10. While doing a spinal tap, the spinal needle is inserted in between the:
A. L1 and L2 vertebrae C. L3 and L4 vertebrae
B. L2 and L3 vertebrae D. L4 and L5 vertebrae

P 144 11. The cresenteric inferior border of the posterior rectus sheath:
A. Spigelian line C. semilunar line
B. arcuate line of Douglas D. linea alba

P 197 16. Intraperitoneal organ:
A. lower third of rectum C. kidney
B. jejunum D. pancreas

P 532 19. The femoral ring:
A. is the medial opening of the inguinal canal
B. is the base of the femoral canal
C. forms the medial border of the Hesselbach’s triangle
D. contains the spermatic cord


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P 638 21. In the neck:
A. the anterior rami of the C1-C4 spinal nerves supply the skin antero-laterally
B. the investing layer of the deep cervical fascia forms the stylomandibular ligament
C. the pretracheal fascia is attached superiorly to the hyoid bone
D. all of the above are correct

P 644 22. Forms the floor of both the submental and the digastric triangle:
A. hyoglossus B. thyrohyoid C. mylohyoid D. geniohyoid

P 643 23. Surgical procedures at the digastric triangle could possibly injure the following nerves,

A. vagus nerve C. hypoglossal nerve
B. spinal accessory nerve D. glossopharyngeal nerve

P 791 24. In doing cricothyroidotomy, hemorrhage can occur from accidental injury to branches
A. thyroidea ima artery C. superior thyroid artery
B. superficial cervical artery D. external laryngeal artery

P 795 25. In doing stellate ganglion block, the needle of the anesthetic syringe is inserted through
the skin over the carotid tubercle; this carotid tubercle is a part of:

A. cricoid cartilage B. 1st rib C. hyoid bone D. 6 th cervical vertebra
P 805 26. Due to the close proximity of their drainages in the nasal cavity, frontal sinusitis nearly

always involves this sinus:
A. maxillary C. anterior ethmoidal
B. posterior ethmoidal D. sphenoidal

P 664 27. The trigeminal nerve provides sensory innervation to the face except for a small area
which is supplied by the:
A. zygomaticotemporal nerve C. great auricular nerve
B. lesser occipital nerve D. auriculotemporal nerve

P 675 28. On its way to the tongue, the chorda tympani:
A. passes through the mastoid wall of the tympanic cavity
B. enters the infratemporal fossa through the petrotympanic fissure
C. join a branch of the posterior division of mandibular nerve
D. all of the above are correct

P 691 29. In the living subject, the foramen lacerum of the cranial fossa is closed inferiorly by
cartilage and fibrous tissue; above this closed inferior opening, foramen lacerum
receives the:
A. carotid canal C. foramen cecum
B. condylar canal D. inferior orbital fissure

P 705 30. The artery supplying the “leg area” of the cerebral cortex:
A. is the biggest branch of the internal carotid artery
B. passes in the longitudinal fissure of the cerebrum
C. is a component of the circulus arteriosus
D. all of the above are correct

P 665 32. The sensory nerve supplying the tip of the nose is the distal continuation of the:
A. infraorbital nerve C. anterior ethmoidal nerve
B. long sphenopalatine nerve D. buccal nerve

P 713 33. The following extraocular muscle is supplied by the most slender cranial nerve:
A. superior oblique B. superior rectus C. lateral rectus D. none

P 724 34. The retina extends anteriorly as far as the:
A. ora serrata B. ciliary processes C. iris D. limbus

P 727 35. True regarding the walls of the middle ear:
A. the inferior wall transmits a branch from glossopharyngeal nerve
B. the roof separates the middle ear from the temporal lobe of cerebrum
C. the posterior wall contains the origin of stapedius
D. all of the above are correct

P 805 37. Epistaxis usually occur upon rupture of the anastomosing branches of:
A. greater palatine and sphenopalatine arteries
B. sphenopalatine and superior labial arteries
C. greater palatine and maxillary arteries
D. facial and superior labial arteries

P 747 38. The vestibular ligaments of the larynx represent the inferior margin of the:
A. fibroelastic membrane of the larynx C. quadrangular membrane
B. cricothyroid ligament D. false vocal cords


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D. 1,200 gms
®73. The location of the narrowest portion of the ureter

A. ureteropelvic junction
B. across the iliac vessels
C. ureterovessical junction
D. upper third

®75. The main blood supply of the prostate gland is the
A. uperior prostatic artery
B. median vesical artery
C. inferior vesical artery
D. superior vesical artery

(A)76. A 28 year old man sustained a pelvic fracture due to a motorcycle accident.
Which portion of the urethra was most likely injured?

A. prostatic urethra
B. membranous urethra
C. bulbous urethra
D. penile urethra

®77. The motor nerves supplying the urinary bladder come mostly from
A. parasympathetic nerves
B. pelvic nerves
C. pudendal nerves
D. sympathetic nerves

®79. The Darto’s layer beneath the skin of the penis is continuous with the
superficial layer of the anterior abdominal wall fascia called the

A. fascia lata
B. camper’s fascia
C. buck’s fascia
D. scarpa’s fascia

®80. The dull whitish connective tissue covering of the ovary is called
A. tunica albuginea
B. theca externa
C. zona pellucida
D. corona radiata

®82. The right ovarian vein drains into the
A. right renal vein
B. hypogastric vein
C. inferior vena cava
D. common iliac vein

®83. Lymphatics from the vulva drain into the
A. hypogastric nodes
B. inguinal nodes
C. para-aortic nodes
D. common iliac nodes

®85. The layer of endometrium that remains to regenerate after menstruation
A. compact layer
B. spongy layer
C. functional layer
D. basal layer

®88. The male homologue of the Gartner’s duct of females
A. epididymis
B. inguinal ligament
C. gubernaculum testis
D. vas deferens

(I)89. Which of the following statements concerning the development of the
reproductive system in the female is correct?

A. the clitoris is analogous to the penis
B. the urethral folds fail to fuse
C. the urethral folds form the labia minora
D. All of the above

®92. Fructose, a source of energy for the spermatozoa, is primarily present in the
secretions of

A. seminal vesicle
B. epididymis
C. bulbourethral gland
D. vas deferens

®97. In which bone is the inner ear located?


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