Anatomy Ch 6 Muscles

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 73

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Muscle Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which joint is considered the most flexible joint in the body?
    • A. 

      The wrist joint

    • B. 

      The elbow joint

    • C. 

      The shoulder joint

    • D. 

      The hip joint

  • 2. 
    Muscles of the shoulder can be divided into groups based on __________. 
    • A. 

      Location (superior, and inferior)

    • B. 

      Distribution and functional relationships

    • C. 

      Location (anterior and posterior)

    • D. 

      Size

  • 3. 
    Which of the following groups of muscles are not muscles of the shoulder?
    • A. 

      The anterior flexor muscles

    • B. 

      The rotator cuff muscles

    • C. 

      Muscles that stabilize and cross the glenohumeral joint

    • D. 

      Muscles that act on the pectoral girdle

  • 4. 
    The pectoral girdle consists of the
    • A. 

      Clavicle and scapula

    • B. 

      Clavicle, scapula, and humerus

    • C. 

      Scapula and humerus

    • D. 

      Clavicle and humerus

  • 5. 
    The primary function of the pectoral girdle is to
    • A. 

      Provide the only connection between the arm and the axial skeleton

    • B. 

      Act as an attachment point for the rotator cuff muscles

    • C. 

      Provide the only connection between the humerus and the scapula

    • D. 

      Act as an attachment site for muscles that move the arm

  • 6. 
    The rhomboideus minor muscle originates on which process on the vertebrae?
    • A. 

      Posterior process

    • B. 

      Transverse process

    • C. 

      Pedicle

    • D. 

      Spinous process

  • 7. 
    The four muscles that comprise the posterior group of the pectoral girdle are the
    • A. 

      Levator scapulae, rhomboideus minor, rhombideus major, and trapezius

    • B. 

      Levator scapulae, rhomboideus minor, rhomboideus major, and pectoralis major

    • C. 

      Rhomboideus minor, teres minor, trapezius, and levator scapulae

    • D. 

      Pectoralis minor, rhomboiseus major, levator scapulae, and trapezius

  • 8. 
    The rotator cuff is a term used to describe the group of muscles and tendons that stabilize and reinforce the __________.
    • A. 

      Pectoral girdle

    • B. 

      Elbow joint

    • C. 

      Scapula

    • D. 

      Glenohumeral joint

  • 9. 
    All the tendons of the rotator cuff muscles combine at which location? 
    • A. 

      Coranoid process

    • B. 

      Radial tuberosity

    • C. 

      Scapula

    • D. 

      Humeral head

  • 10. 
    Which muscle is not part of the rotator cuff? 
    • A. 

      Infraspinatus muscle

    • B. 

      Supraspinatus muscle

    • C. 

      Teres minor muscle

    • D. 

      Teres major muscle

  • 11. 
    Downward dislocation of the humerus from the glenohumeral joint when carrying weight is prevented by the __________.
    • A. 

      Teres minor muscle

    • B. 

      Infraspinatus muscle

    • C. 

      Supraspinatus muscle

    • D. 

      Subscapularis muscle

  • 12. 
    The angle of which muscle prevents the humeral head from sliding upward out of the joint as the arm is raised?
    • A. 

      Supraspinatus

    • B. 

      Teres minor

    • C. 

      Infraspinatus

    • D. 

      Subscapularis

  • 13. 
    The action that moves the scapula towards the head is called
    • A. 

      Retraction

    • B. 

      Elevation

    • C. 

      Protraction

    • D. 

      Medial rotation

  • 14. 
    Which movement results after the contraction of the serratus anterior muscle
    • A. 

      Scapular protraction and rotation

    • B. 

      Scapular retraction

    • C. 

      Scapular elevation

    • D. 

      Abduction of the humerus

  • 15. 
    Which movement is not associated with the scapula?
    • A. 

      Opposition

    • B. 

      Protraction

    • C. 

      Elevation

    • D. 

      Depression

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