Anatomy Of Facial Muscles Quiz

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Are you ready for this anatomy of facial muscles quiz? When it comes to social interaction, the facial muscles might be the most important ones in our bodies – responsible for making you express happiness, anger, sadness, and all types of emotions. What can you tell us about how they work? Find out in this quiz the anatomy of facial muscles. This quiz will be a test and also a way for you to improve your knowledge.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Epicranus - Occipital Belly
    • A. 

      Draws back scalp , aids frontal belly to wrinkle forehead and raises eyebrows.

    • B. 

      Raises ears, tightens scalp.

    • C. 

      Draws eyebrows downward and medially.

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 2. 
    Epicranius - Frontal Belly
    • A. 

      Draws back scalp, wrinkles forehead, raises eyebrows.

    • B. 

      Elevates, retracts mandible, closing mouth, biting.

    • C. 

      Raises ears, tightens scalp.

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 3. 
    Temporoparietalis
    • A. 

      Raises eyebrows, tightens scalp.

    • B. 

      Tightens scalp.

    • C. 

      Both A & B

    • D. 

      Raises ears, tightens scalp.

  • 4. 
    Auricularis - Anterior
    • A. 

      Draws ear upward, in some individuals moves scalp.

    • B. 

      Draws ear upward in some individuals.

    • C. 

      Draws ear forward, in some individuals moves scalp,

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 5. 
    Auricularis - Superior
    • A. 

      Draws ear upwards in some individuals.

    • B. 

      Draws ear upward, in some individuals moes scalp.

    • C. 

      Draws ear foreward, in some individuals moves scalp.

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 6. 
    Auricularis - Posterior
    • A. 

      Draws ear forward, in some individuals moves scalp.

    • B. 

      Draws ear upward, in some individuals moves scalp.

    • C. 

      Draws ear upward in some individuals.

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 7. 
    Orbicularis Oculi - Orbital Part
    • A. 

      Gentle closure of eyelids

    • B. 

      Draws lacrimal canals onto surface of eye

    • C. 

      Gentle closure of mouth

    • D. 

      Strong closure of eyelids

  • 8. 
    Orbicularis Oculi - Palpebral Part
    • A. 

      Gentle closure of eyelids.

    • B. 

      Strong closure of eyelids.

    • C. 

      Draws lacrimal canals onto surface of eye.

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 9. 
    Orbicularis Oculi - Lacrimal Part
    • A. 

      Strong closure of eyelids.

    • B. 

      Gentle closure of eyelids.

    • C. 

      Draws lacrimal canals onto surface of eye.

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 10. 
    Corrugator Supercilii
    • A. 

      Draws eyebrows downward and medially.

    • B. 

      Draws eyebrows upward and laterally.

    • C. 

      Draws eyebrows downward and laterally.

    • D. 

      Draws eyebrows outside

  • 11. 
    Procerus
    • A. 

      Draws down medial part of eyebrows, wrinkles nose

    • B. 

      Constricts nares

    • C. 

      Draws down lateral part of eyebrows, wrinkles nose

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 12. 
    Nasalis
    • A. 

      Both parts maintain opening of external nares during forceful inspiration

    • B. 

      Constricts nares

    • C. 

      Wrinkles nose

    • D. 

      Wrinkles mouth

  • 13. 
    Depressor Septi
    • A. 

      Both parts maintain opening of external nares during forceful inspiration.

    • B. 

      Wrinkles nose.

    • C. 

      Both A & B

    • D. 

      Constricts nares.

  • 14. 
    Oribicularis Oris
    • A. 

      Closure and protrusion of lips.

    • B. 

      Elevates upper lip.

    • C. 

      Compresses cheek.

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 15. 
    Elevator Labii Superioris
    • A. 

      Elevates upper lip, dilates nares, forms nasolabial furrow.

    • B. 

      Elevates corner of mouth.

    • C. 

      Draws mouth upward.

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 16. 
    Levator Angulioris
    • A. 

      Elevates corner of mouth.

    • B. 

      Draws mouth upward.

    • C. 

      Compresses cheek.

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 17. 
    Zygomaticus Major
    • A. 

      Draws angle of mouth upward and backward.

    • B. 

      Draws angle of mouth upward.

    • C. 

      Draws angle of mouth backward.

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 18. 
    Zygomaticus Minor
    • A. 

      Forms nasolabial furrow.

    • B. 

      Draws angle of mouth upward.

    • C. 

      Draws angle of mouth downward.

    • D. 

      Forms dimples

  • 19. 
    Risorius
    • A. 

      Retracts angle of mouth, as in smiling.

    • B. 

      Retracts angle of mouth, as in frowning.

    • C. 

      Retracts angle of mouth, as in grinning.

    • D. 

      Retracts angle of the nose

  • 20. 
    Depressor Labii Inferioris
    • A. 

      Draws lower lip downward.

    • B. 

      Draws lower lip downward and laterally.

    • C. 

      Draws lower lip upward.

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 21. 
    Depressor Anguli Oris
    • A. 

      Depresses angle of mouth, as in grinning.

    • B. 

      Depresses angle of mouth, as in grimacing.

    • C. 

      Depresses the eyes

    • D. 

      Depresses angle of mouth, as in frowning.

  • 22. 
    Mentalis
    • A. 

      Raises and protrudes lower lip, wrinkles skin of chin.

    • B. 

      Raises and protrudes lower lip.

    • C. 

      Raises and protrudes lower lip, wrinkles skin of chin, and elavtes.

    • D. 

      Raises the upper lip

  • 23. 
    Buccinator
    • A. 

      Depresses cheek

    • B. 

      Compresses cheek, and elevates

    • C. 

      Depresses eyes

    • D. 

      Compresses cheek

  • 24. 
    Temporalis
    • A. 

      Elevates, retracts mandible closing mouth, biting

    • B. 

      Depresses, retracts mandible opening mouth

    • C. 

      Elevates, retracting mandible

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 25. 
    Masseter
    • A. 

      Elevates mandible, closes mouth, biting

    • B. 

      Depresses mandible, opening mouth

    • C. 

      Elevates mandible

    • D. 

      None of these

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