EXERCISES, LESSON 2
INSTRUCTIONS: Answer the following exercises by marking the lettered response that
best answers the question or best completes the incomplete statement or by writing the
answer in the space provided.
After you have completed all the exercises, turn to "Solutions to Exercises" at the
end of the lesson and check your answers. For each exercise answered incorrectly,
reread the material referenced after the answer.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR EXERCISES 1 THROUGH 6. Match each bone of the
cranium in Column A to its description in Column B. Mark your answers in the space
___ 1. Frontal.
a. Forms a large part of the cranial vault. The joining
of these bones forms the sagittal suture.
___ 2. Occipital.
The external acoustic meatus is in the side of
___ 3. Sphenoid.
c. Makes up the front part of the base of skull,
between the eyes, and makes up part of the nose.
Transmits the olfactory nerve.
___ 4. Ethmoid.
d. Makes up the central part of the cranium base.
Forms part of the eye sockets and the back part of
the upper jaw. It transmits the optic nerve and has
a bony socket that holds the pituitary gland.
___ 5. Parietal.
e. Makes up the back part of the cranial vault and
the back part of the floor of the cranial vault. It
supports the head on the spinal column
___ 6. Temporal.
f. Forms the forehead, the roof of the eye sockets,
and the front part of the cranial vault.