First Semester
(Revised Regulation)
First Year
(Modified Regulation)
Paper II / III -        ANATOMY
Time : Three hours                                        Maximum : 75 marks
                                                            Sec. A  &  Sec  B  : 55 marks       
                                               Section C   : 20 marks

Answer Sections and A and B in separate answer books.
Answer Section C in the answer sheet provided.

1. What are the the different sites of hernia. Describe inguinal canal and inguinal hernia.        

2. Write short notes on any THREE of the following:
                                                                                               ( 3 x 5 = 15 )       
1.        The anatomy of Pancreas
2.        Uterus and its realations
3.        The ciliary body
4.        Extrinsic and intrinsic muscles of the eye ball and their nerve supply
5.        Spermatic cord and testis
6.        The coverings of the brain

3. Describe the blood supply of the spinal cord. Enumerate the names of the cranial nerves and briefly mention about the structures they supply.                       
                                                                                               (10 + 5)

4. Write short notes on any TWO of the following :
                                                                                               ( 2 x 5 = 10 )
1.       Middle ear
2.        The male urethra
3.        The pelvis
4.        Name the muscles of the anterior abdominal wall


1.        One of the following is the nerve of vision:
a)        Oculomotor nerve
b)        Trochlear nerve
c)        Abducent nerve
d)        Optic nerve

2.        The superior oblique muscle of the eye ball is supplied by
a)        The oculomotor nerve
b)        The Trochlear nerve
c)        The optic nerve
d)        The facial nerve

3.        The normal position of the uterus is
a)        Retroversion                                        
b)        Anteversion                                         
c)        Lateroversion                                       
d)        None of the above                                   

4.        Duramater is a membrane covering :
a)        The heart
b)        The brain
c)        The bone
d)        A joint

5.        The basic unit of the nervous tissue is :
a)        Osteoblasts
b)        Neurone
c)        Schwann Cell
d)        Nodes of Ranvier

6.        The parathyroid glands are situated on the
a)        Anterior surface of the thyroid gland
b)        The posterior surface of the thyroid gland
c)        The lateral surface of the thyroid gland
d)        Above the thyroid gland

7.        The Adrenal glands are situated
a)        On the upper pole of the kidney
b)        Lateral to the kidney
c)        In the pelvis
d)        In the neck

8.        The lower motor neurone is
a)        In the thalamus.
b)        In the cerebral cortex                                                
c)        In the spinal cord                                     
d)        In the muscle nerve junction                                           

9.        The lateral ventricle is found in:
a)        The Heart
b)        In the hip joint
c)        In the cerebrum
d)        In the cervical vertebrae

10.        Fimbria is a part of
a)        The uterus
b)        The one of the skull bones
c)        The fallopian tube
d)        The upper limb

11.        The spino-thalamic tract is :
a)        Sensory in function
b)        The connection from the cerebrum to the spinal cord
c)        The tract through which blood is supplied to the brain.
d)        The connection between the cerebellum and the spinal cord

12.        The spinal cord ends at the level of
a)        The upper border of the L 5 vertebral body
b)        The lower border of the L1 vertebral body                   
c)        The coccyx          
d)        The sacrum

13.        The carpus callosum is
a)        A bundle of commisural fibres
b)        A bundle of arcuate fibres
c)        A bundle of projection fibres
d)        A part of the ovary

14.        The Neuroglial cells are
a)        The basic unit of the central nervous system.
b)        The most important tissue of the cerebellum
c)        The ones that form the connective tissue of the brain.
d)        The centre of nervous activity.

15.        The lateral rectus muscle of the eye ball is supplied by
a)        Trochlear nerve
b)        Trigeminal nerve
c)        Abducent nerve
d)        None of the above

16.        The lens is positioned          
a)        In front of the cornea
b)        Behind the iris
c)        In front of the iris 
d)        Behind the vitreous humour

17.        The spinothalamic tract is
a)        Sensory                    
b)        Motor        
c)        Mixed                      
d)        None of the above                     

18.        In optic chiasma                                  
a)        The medial fibres of the optic nerve cross
b)        The lateral fibres of the optic nerve cross
c)        Both the lateral and medial fibres of the optic nerve
d)        No decussation takes place

19.        The muscles of facial expression are supplied by
a)        The trigeminal nerve             
b)        The facial nerve
c)        The trochlear nerve                  
d)        The facio maxillary nerve

20.        The trigone is             
a)        Part of the Scapula
b)        Part of the bladder
c)        Part of the gonads
d)        Part of the gall bladder

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