Vocal Anatomy

Unit 1 Quiz

 

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Please answer all of the following questions. When you are finished, click the button at the bottom of the page to submit this quiz to your instructor. You will receive a corrected copy of your quiz at the student email address entered above.

Indicate whether the following statements are true or false.

 

1. The "floating ribs" are more able to expand than the other ribs.

True
False

               

2. The upper seven ribs are called "false ribs" because they do not attach to the sternum.

True
False

                

3. The intercostals are attached to the ribs.

True
False

                

4. The diaphragm is the largest muscle in the body.

True 
False

             

5. The diaphragm is shaped like an upside-down bowl.

True
False

               

6. The lungs are powerful muscles, capable of drawing in and expelling air.

True
False

               

7. The vocal folds are approximately 5 inches in length, and are made up of cartilage.

True
False

               

8. The hyoid bone is attached to the skeleton at the temporal-mandibular joint.

True
False

         

9. Healthy vocal folds are light pink in color.

True
False

            

10. Tiny air sacs in the lungs form clusters called bronchi.

True
False

              

 

Choose the anatomical part  that best matches the description.

11. Consists of rings of cartilage and muscle.  

diaphragm
larynx
trachea
temporal-mandibular joint

 

12. Occupies most of the length of the vocal tract.  

tongue
thorax
bronchial tubes
larynx

 

13. Enclosed by a membranous sac called the pleura. 

palate
intercostals
trachea
lungs

 

14. Separates the lungs from the stomach, spleen, and liver.  

thorax
intercostals
diaphragm
palate

 

15. There are two sets of these: internal and external.

lungs
intercostals
thorax  
bronchial tubes

 

16. Contains the hyoid, cricoid, and thyroid.  

temporal-mandibular joint
palate
diaphragm
larynx

 

17. The muscles between the ribs

pectorals
mandibulars
intercostals
false muscles

 

18. The hinge of the jaw

tongue
diaphragm
palate
temporal-mandibular joint

 

19. The space between the vocal folds

glottis
epiglottis
pleura
hard palate

 

20. Stem from the trachea and branch into the lungs. 

intercostals
bronchial tubes
larynx
thorax

 

21. This structure forms the "Adam's apple."

the vocal folds
the thyroid cartilage
the hyoid bone
the cricoid cartilage

 

22. The consistency of the lungs

cartilage, muscle, and bone
tiny clusters of muscle fiber
elastic, porous tissue
extremely delicate muscle tissue

 

23. The muscle that divides the thorax from the abdomen

central tendon
diaphragm
sternum
intercostal

 

24. The diaphragm is attached to these

ribs. sternum, and spine
intercostals, thorax, and spine
lungs, ribs, and pharynx
stomach, liver, and spleen

 

25. The trachea connects these

the larynx to the pharynx
the larynx to the nasal passages
the larynx to the pleura
the larynx to the lungs

 

Using the following diagrams, identify the labeled anatomical parts.

 

 

 

 

 

 

26. thyroid cartilage
  hyoid bone
  trachea
  sternum

 

27. lungs
  diaphragm
  abdominals
  vocal folds

 

28. abdominals
  thyroid cartilage
  diaphragm
  larynx

 

29. trachea
  sternum
  ribs
  glottis

 

30. upper ribs
  false ribs
  vertebrae
  sternum

 

31. false ribs
  intercostals
  abdominals
  upper ribs

 

32. diaphragm
  floating ribs
  intercostals
  cricoid cartilage

 

33. hard palate
  temporal-mandibular joint
  soft palate
  glottis

 

34. larynx
  nasal cavities
  tongue
  soft palate

 

35. soft palate
  hyoid bone
  vocal folds
  lips

 

36. diaphragm
  arytenoid cartilage
  hyoid bone
  cricoid cartilage

 

37. cricoid cartilage
  hyoid bone
  thyroid cartilage
  sternum

 

38. cricoid cartilage
  glottis
  soft palate
  hyoid bone

 

39. soft palate
  diaphragm
  larynx
  glottis

 

40. intercostals
  vocal folds
  trachea
  hard palate