Skull: Quiz


Question 1: The most anterior part of the cranium includes a forward plate of cartilage, the rostrum, and capsules to enclose the ________ organs.
Olfactory systemSensory systemOlfactionOlfactory receptor

Question 2: In humans, the ________ for the skull is the Frankfurt plane, where the lower margins of the orbits and the upper borders of the ear canals are all in a horizontal plane.
DigestionEyeHuman anatomyAnatomical terms of location

Question 3: A ________'s skull, another typical carnivore
Spotted HyenaTigerLionCheetah

Question 4: Living ________ typically have greatly reduced skulls, with many of the bones either absent or wholly or partly replaced by cartilage.

Question 5: The skull of the earliest ________ closely resembles that of their ancestors amongst the lobe-finned fishes.

Question 6: The temporal fenestrae are anatomical features of the skulls of several types of ________, characterised by bilaterally symmetrical holes (fenestrae) in the temporal bone.

Question 7: In humans, the adult skull is normally made up of 22 ________.
Human skullHuman skeletonBoneHead and neck anatomy

Question 8: In some animals, such as the ________, the sinuses are extensive.
Asian ElephantLionHippopotamusElephant

Question 9: Although the skulls of fossil lobe-finned fish resemble those of the early tetrapods, the same cannot be said of those of the living ________.

Question 10: The meninges, or the system of membranes which envelops the central nervous system, are the three membranes which surround the structures of the ________.
Sensory systemNervous systemIntracranial pressureAlzheimer's disease

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