Anatomy Quiz-anterior Lower Leg

31 Questions | Total Attempts: 67

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Muscle Quizzes & Trivia

Muscles of front of the leg


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are the actions of the tensor fascia latae?
    • A. 

      Hip extension, laterally rotates hip adducts hip

    • B. 

      Hip flexion medially rotates hip abducts hip

    • C. 

      Medially rotates thigh hip flexion hip adduction

    • D. 

      Knee flexion hip abductor

  • 2. 
    What is the origin of the glueteus medius?
    • A. 

      Ilium

    • B. 

      Anterior Superior Iliac Spine

    • C. 

      Anterior Inferior Iliac Spine

    • D. 

      Inferior margin of obturator foramen

  • 3. 
    What is the insertion of the obturator externus?
    • A. 

      Lesser trochanter of femur

    • B. 

      Anterior superior iliac spine

    • C. 

      Greater trochanter of femur

    • D. 

      Ilium

  • 4. 
    What are the actions of the gluteus minimus?
    • A. 

      Adduct and laterally rotates thigh

    • B. 

      Hip flexion

    • C. 

      Extends knee

    • D. 

      Abduct and medially rotates thigh

  • 5. 
    What is the origin of piriformis? 
    • A. 

      Sacrum ilium

    • B. 

      Greater trochanter

    • C. 

      Lesser trochanter

    • D. 

      Inferior margin of obturator foramen

  • 6. 
    What is the insertion of the Gluteus Maximus?
    • A. 

      Greater trochanter

    • B. 

      Pes anserine

    • C. 

      Anterior superior iliac spine

    • D. 

      Gluteal tuberosity of femur

  • 7. 
    What is the action of the Gluteus Medius?
    • A. 

      Adducts and laterally rotates thigh

    • B. 

      Abducts (mainly hip extended) medially rotates thigh

    • C. 

      Knee flexion

    • D. 

      Extension of hip

  • 8. 
    What is the origin of the Gluteus Minimus?
    • A. 

      Ilium

    • B. 

      Pubis crest

    • C. 

      Greater trochanter

    • D. 

      Sacrum

  • 9. 
    What is the insertion of the piriformis?
    • A. 

      Ilium

    • B. 

      Greater trochanter (through greater sciatic foramen)

    • C. 

      Lesser trochanter (through greater sciatic foramen)

    • D. 

      Sacrum

  • 10. 
    What is the origin of the obturator interus?
    • A. 

      Superior margin of obturator foramen

    • B. 

      Anterior inferior iliac spine

    • C. 

      Inferior margin obturator foramen

    • D. 

      Greater trochanter

  • 11. 
    What is the action of the superior gemellus?
    • A. 

      Adducts thigh when flexed

    • B. 

      Medially rotates femur

    • C. 

      Laterally rotates thigh

    • D. 

      Laterally rotates femur

  • 12. 
    What is the insertion of the inferior gemellus?
    • A. 

      Greater trochanter

    • B. 

      Ischial tuberosity

    • C. 

      Anterior iliac spine

    • D. 

      Inferior obturator foramen

  • 13. 
    What is the action of the obturator externus?
    • A. 

      Medially rotates thigh

    • B. 

      Abducts thigh

    • C. 

      Hip flexor

    • D. 

      Laterally rotates thigh

  • 14. 
    What is the origin of the quadratus femoris?
    • A. 

      Intertrochanteric crest of femur

    • B. 

      Greater trochanter

    • C. 

      Ischial tuberosity

    • D. 

      Sacrum

  • 15. 
    What is the insertion of the tensor fascia latae?
    • A. 

      Through iliotibial tract (IT Band) to medial condyle of tibia

    • B. 

      Through iliotibial tract (IT Band) to lateral condyle of fibula

    • C. 

      Greater trochanter

    • D. 

      Through iliotibial tract (IT Band) to lateral condyle of tibia

  • 16. 
    What is the action of the gluteus maximus?
    • A. 

      Powerful flexor of hip and medially rotates thigh

    • B. 

      Powerful extensor of hip and laterally rotates thigh

    • C. 

      Adducts hip and thigh

    • D. 

      Abducts hip and laterally rotates thigh

  • 17. 
    What is the insertion of the Gluteus medius?
    • A. 

      Greater trochanter

    • B. 

      Ilium

    • C. 

      Sacrum

    • D. 

      Lesser trochanter

  • 18. 
    What is the insertion of the gluteus minimus?
    • A. 

      Lesser trochanter

    • B. 

      Ilium

    • C. 

      Greater trochanter

    • D. 

      IT Band

  • 19. 
    What is the action of the piriformis?
    • A. 

      Lateral rotation of extend thigh abducts flexed thigh

    • B. 

      Medial rotation of thigh and adducts thigh

    • C. 

      Medial rotation of extend thigh and abducts flexed thigh

    • D. 

      Lateral rotation of femur

  • 20. 
    What muscle does the sciatic nerve pierce?
    • A. 

      Obturator internus

    • B. 

      Piriformis

    • C. 

      Gluteus maximus

    • D. 

      Quadratus femoris

  • 21. 
    What is the insertion of the obturator internus?
    • A. 

      Greater trochanter

    • B. 

      Lesser trochanter

    • C. 

      Obturator internus tendon

    • D. 

      Ischial spine

  • 22. 
    What is the origin of the superior gemellus?
    • A. 

      Obturator internus tendon

    • B. 

      Ilium

    • C. 

      Sacrum

    • D. 

      Ischial spine

  • 23. 
    What is the action of the inferior gemellus?
    • A. 

      Medially rotates thigh

    • B. 

      Laterally rotates thigh

    • C. 

      Abducts femur

    • D. 

      Laterally rotates femur

  • 24. 
    What is the origin of inferior gemellus?
    • A. 

      Greater trochanter

    • B. 

      Ischial tuberosity

    • C. 

      IT Band

    • D. 

      Inferior margin of obturator foramen

  • 25. 
    What is the origin of the obturator externus?
    • A. 

      Superior margin of obturator foramen

    • B. 

      Ischial tuberosity

    • C. 

      Inferior margin of obturator foramen

    • D. 

      Intertrochanteric crest of femur

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