From now until March 20, we will post a sample item each week day to assist our examinees in preparing for the upcoming NBCE written exams. Here is today’s sample question from the Part I subject of General Anatomy.
What causes the knee to lock into full extension when weightbearing?
A. ligamentous tension
B. medial rotation of the femur on the tibia
C. contraction of the popliteus muscle
D. lateral rotation of the femur on the tibia