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Muscle Attachment And Innervation Quiz

15 Questions
Muscle Quizzes & Trivia

Pelvis and lower limb

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the action of the iliopsoas muscle?
    • A. 

      Thigh flexion

    • B. 

      Thigh adduction

    • C. 

      Lateral rotation of the thigh

    • D. 

      Abduction of flexed thigh

    • E. 

      Stabilizing the femoral head in the acetabulum

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Inferior ramus of the pubis

    • B. 

      Middle 1/3 of the linea aspera

    • C. 

      Pectineal line

    • D. 

      Pubis inferior to pubic crest

    • E. 

      Ischial tuberosity

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Fibularis tertius

    • B. 

      Tibialis anterior

    • C. 

      Gastrocnemius

    • D. 

      Tibialis posterior

    • E. 

      Fibularis longus

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Iliococcygeus

    • B. 

      Obturator internus

    • C. 

      Gluteus maximus

    • D. 

      Bulbospongiosus

    • E. 

      Superior gemellus

  • 5. 
    Which muscle attaches to the inferior ramus of the pubis, the ramus of the ischium, the ischial tuberosity, the gluteal tuberosity, the linea aspira along the entire length, the medial supracondylar line, and the adductor tubercle of the femur?
    • A. 

      Obturator externus

    • B. 

      Adductor magnus

    • C. 

      Aductor longus

    • D. 

      Vastus medialis

    • E. 

      Iliopsoas

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Piriformis

    • B. 

      Obturator internus

    • C. 

      Superior and inferior gemelli

    • D. 

      Gluteus minimus

    • E. 

      Gluteus maximus

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Sartorius

    • B. 

      Rectus femoris

    • C. 

      Pectineus

    • D. 

      Vastus lateralis

    • E. 

      Tensor fascia latta

  • 8. 
    Which muscles are innervated by the superficial fibular nerve?
    • A. 

      Extensor digitorum longus

    • B. 

      Extensor hallucis longus

    • C. 

      Fibularis longus

    • D. 

      Fibularis brevis

    • E. 

      Gastrocnemius

  • 9. 
    Which of the following muscles are innervated by the obturator nerve?
    • A. 

      Semitendinosis

    • B. 

      Gracilis

    • C. 

      Adductor longus

    • D. 

      Biceps femoris

    • E. 

      Rectus femoris

  • 10. 
    What is the proximal attachment of the soleus?
    • A. 

      Lateral epicondyle of the femur

    • B. 

      Lateral condyle of the tibia

    • C. 

      Posterior aspect of the head of the fibula

    • D. 

      Popliteal surface of the femur superior to the medial epicondyle

    • E. 

      Superior two thirds of the lateral surface of the fibula

  • 11. 
    Which muscle flexes, abducts and laterally rotates the thigh at the hip joint?
    • A. 

      Pectineus

    • B. 

      Sartorius

    • C. 

      Iliopsoas

    • D. 

      Tensor fascia lata

    • E. 

      Gluteus minimus

  • 12. 
    Which muscle has attachments at the perineal body and and the internal surface of the ischial tuberosity and ischiopubic ramis?
    • A. 

      Ischiocavernosis

    • B. 

      Transverse perineal

    • C. 

      Bulbospongiosus

    • D. 

      Pubococcygeus

    • E. 

      Iliococcygeus

  • 13. 
    Which is not innervated by the tibial nerve?
    • A. 

      Plantarus

    • B. 

      Poplitius

    • C. 

      Tibialis anterior

    • D. 

      Tibialis posterior

    • E. 

      Gastrocnemius

  • 14. 
    Which of the following muscles extends the thigh and rotates the thigh medially when the knee is flexed?
    • A. 

      Semitendinosus

    • B. 

      Semimembranosus

    • C. 

      Biceps femoris

    • D. 

      Obturator externus

    • E. 

      Gracilus

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is not innervated by the superior gluteal nerve?
    • A. 

      Gluteus maximus

    • B. 

      Gluteus medius

    • C. 

      Gluteus minimus

    • D. 

      Tensor fascia lata

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