Anatomy MCQs- 6

Q- Which one of the following cranial openings is located at the greater wing of sphenoid and contains the middle meningeal artery?

A- Foramen lacerum

B- Foramen ovale

C- Foramen rotundum

D- Foramen spinosum

D- Foramen spinosum- The only structure passes through this opening is the middle meningeal artery. A- Contains internal carotid artery, greater petrosal nerve and deep petrosal nerve. B- Contains mandibular division of trigeminal nerve and accessory meningeal artery. C- Contains maxillary division of trigeminal nerve.

Q- Vertebral artery arises from which one of the following arteries?

A- Common carotid artery

B- External carotid artery

C- Internal carotid artery

D- Subclavian artery

D- Subclavian artery- Vertebral artery arises from the subclavian artery at the root of the neck.

Q- In case of transposition of the great arteries, the pulmonary artery arises from which one of the following parts of the heart?

A- Left atrium

B- Left ventricle

C- Right atrium

D- Right ventricle

B- Left ventricle- TOG is a cyanotic heart disease in which the pulmonary artery arises from the left ventricle while the aorta arises from the right ventricle.

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