10 MCQs on Biomechanics (Part-VIII)

In this article, we will solve 10 MCQs on Biomechanics (Part-VIII). So, let’s get started.

Questions and Answers (Correct answer in bold)

1. Normal stride length is about:

  • (a) 35-41 cms
  • (b) 41-47 cms
  • (c) 15-20 cms
  • (d) 70-82 cms

2. A physical therapist instructs a woman with left unilateral lower extremity weakness to descend stairs. The most appropriate position for the therapists to guard the patient is:

  • (a) In front of the patient towards left side
  • (b) In front of the patient towards right side
  • (c) Behind the patient towards the left side
  • (d) Behind the patient towards the right side

3. Most common dislocation of hip is:

  • (a) Posterior
  • (b) Anterior
  • (c) Central
  • (d) None

4. Spontaneous rupture of the Achilles tendon in an 18-year-old male is most likely to be due to excess:

  • (a) Tendon strength
  • (b) Bone strength
  • (c) Muscle strength
  • (d) Musculotendinous junction strength

5. The tension resistance of normal fascia per square inch, such as the fascia lata, has been determined to be:

  • (a) 550 pounds
  • (b) 1000 pounds
  • (c) 2000 pounds
  • (d) 5000 pounds
  • (e) 7000 pounds

6. Maximal shortening of lower limb is with:

  • (a) Posterior dislocation
  • (b) Central dislocation
  • (c) Fracture neck of femur
  • (d) Trochanteric fracture

7. Which of the following is correct in medial meniscus tear?

  • (a) Rotation of femur on tibia
  • (b) Meniscus do not heal
  • (c) Locking and Unlocking episodes
  • (d) Meniscus should be excised
  • (e) All of the above are correct

8. Most common recurrent dislocation is seen with:

  • (a) Shoulder
  • (b) Patella
  • (c) Elbow
  • (d) Hip

9. Most common ligament injured in ankle sprain:

  • (a) Anterior talofibular
  • (b) Posterior talofibular
  • (c) Deltoid
  • (d) Spring ligament

10. Medial meniscus is more prone to injury, because:

  • (a) It is semilunar in shape
  • (b) Medial portion is thicker
  • (c) Medial collateral ligament is attached to it
  • (d) Avascular

(Note: Correct answer in bold)

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