Knee Anatomy Quiz
Where are the hamstrings located?
The Cruciate ligaments form a ___ inside the
The triangular, true sesamoid bone that protects the knee is called the:
The two (2) main joints that make up the knee are the:
A. Tibiotalar and talocrural
B. Radioulnar and sternoclavicular
C. Patellofemoral and tibiofemoral
D. Calcaneofibular and tibiofemoral
How many muscles make up the quadriceps?
The term used to describe the tibia internally rotating with extension is called what?
A. Tightening the ACL
B. Screw-home mechanism
C. Relaxing of the ACL
D. There is not a term for this
What injury could this be?
A. Patella Strain
B. Patella Fracture
C. Patella Dislocation
D. A bruise
What type of joint is the knee joint?
B. Ball in socket
C. Modified hinge
D. modified ball in socket
The ligament on the inside of the knee is the MCL.
The cushion between the femur and tibia is the ________.
D. Patellar Tendon
The patellar tendon attaches to the ____.
B. Femoral Condyle
C. Tibial Plateau
D. Tibial Tuberosity
The knee is one of the most frequently injured joints in the body.
The Q-angle is a measurement from the ____ to the Patella and ____ to Tibial Tuberosity.
A. PSIS and Tibial plateau
B. ASIS and Calcaneus
C. ASIS and patella
D. We don’t have a Q-angle
One of the functions of the menisci is to:
A. Increase friction between joints
B. Decrease knee stability
C. Absorb shock
D. Look pretty in the knee
What ligament attaches to the femur and fibula?
The flat part of the proximal end of the tibia is called the:
A. Femoral Condyle
B. Tibial Condyle
C. Tibial Plateau
D. Medial Meniscus
What two main movements occur at the knee?
A. Flexion and Extension
B. Rotation and Flexion
C. Abduction and Flexion
D. Adduction and Flexion
Is this a bad position to be in?
C. It is not NO
D. Don’t click no.
When there is a small or negative Q-angle it is called:
A. Genu Varum (Bow Legged)
B. Squinting patellas
C. Genu Valgum (Knock kneed)
D. Small Q-angle
The IT Band (Iliotibial Band) connects the Tensor Fascia Latae to the Fibula and Femur.
The double pointed prominence on the proximal surface of the tibia is called the:
A. Intercondylar eminence
B. Tibial Tuberosity
C. Tibial epicondlye
D. Trochlear grove
What bone is the knee cap?
The inner portion of the menisci are ____ which makes healing almost impossible.
What knee ligament is attached to the femur and tibia on the outside of the joint?
The menisci are discs of ______ on the tibial plateau.
B. Fibrous bands
C. Cardiac Muscle
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