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

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


1. Enumerate the bones of the upper limb, shoulder girdle and the joints of the upper limb. Add a note on the elbow joint.                                                         (15)

2. Write short notes on any THREE of the following:
                                                                       ( 3 x 5 = 15 )       
1.        Long bone
2.        Synovial Joint
3.        Carpal bones
4.       Tarsal bones
5.        The interior of the heart
6.        Difference between artery and vein

3. Describe the circle of Willis. Mention about the origin of the major vessels which supply the cranium.                                                        (10 + 5)

4. Write short notes on any TWO of the following :
                                                       ( 2 x 5 = 10 )
1.        Bones of the cranium
2.        Joints of the lower limb
3.        Venous drainage of the lower limb
4.       Portal Circulation


1.        One of the following is a sesamoid bone:
a)        Phalanx
b)        Nail
c)        Patella
d)        Styloid process

2.        The only movable bone of the skull is
a)        Frontal bone
b)        Parietal bone
c)        Mandible
d)        Sphenoid bone

3.        The number of vertebrae are as follows:-
a)        Cervical 7, thoracic 11, lumbar 4, sacral 7, coccyx 5
b)        Cervical 7, thoracic 12, lumbar 6, sacral 4, coccyx 7
c)        Cervical 6, thoracic 15, lumbar 5, sacral 5, coccyx 4
d)        Cervical 7, thoracic 12, lumbar 5, sacral 5, coccyx 4

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

5.        The cells responsible for bone formation are :
a)        Osteoblasts
b)        Osteoclasts
c)        Osteocytes
d)        Chondroblasts

6.        Styloid process is a part of :
a)        Sphenoid bone
b)        Parietal bone
c)        Occipital bone
d)        Temporal bone

7.        The first cervical vertebra is called:
a)        The Hercules
b)        The Atlas
c)        The Axis
d)        The Pivot

8.        The vertebral artery passes:
a)        along the anterior surfaces of the cervical transverse processes.
b)        Through the foramen in the transverse processes of the cervical vertebrae
c)        Through the vertebral foramen in the cervical vertebrae.
d)        Through the foramen in the transverse processes of the lumbar vertebrae

9.        The glenoid cavity is found in:
a)        The bony pelvis
b)        In the hip joint
c)        In the shoulder joint
d)        In the cervical vertebrae

10.        Acromion is a part of
a)        The ilium
b)        The humerus
c)        The femur
d)        The scapula

11.        The external jugular vein drains into
a)        subclavian vein
b)        the superior vena cava
c)        the axillary vein
d)        the innominate vein

12.        The internal carotid artery has
a)        6 branches in the neck
b)        10 branches in the neck
c)        only one branch in the neck
d)        no branches in the neck at all

13.        The left subclavian artery arises from
a)        The clavicle
b)        The arch of aorta
c)        The innominate or the brachiocephalic artery
d)        The ascending aorta

14.        The cephalic vein is
a)        A superficial vein which drains the medial part of the upper limb.
b)        A deep vein which drains only the upper arm
c)        A superficial vein which drains the lateral part of the upper limb.
d)        A vein which drains the parts of the head and neck

15.        The renal arteries arise from
a)        Thoracic aorta
b)        Arch of aorta
c)        Abdominal aorta
d)        External artery

16.        The popliteal artery is situated in the
a)        back of the elbow
b)        back of the knee
c)        in the thigh
d)        in the middle of the leg

17.        The inferior mesenteric vein drains into
a)        The inferior vena cava
b)        The portal vein
c)        The renal vein
d)        The splenic vein

18.        The Bundle of His is
a)        A bunch of vessels found in the male pelvis.
b)        Part of the conduction system of the heart.
c)        Not found in the female hearts
d)        A group of bones found in the male foot

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