Appendicular (Pectoral) Muscles Of A Cat

17 Questions | Total Attempts: 201

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Cat Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is designed to help students recognize the pectoral appendicular muscles of a cat. It will also help them learn the origins, insertions, and actions of these muscles.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the action of Pectoralis Minor?
    • A. 

      Pulls the forelimb away from the midline.

    • B. 

      Rotates humerus caudally.

    • C. 

      Extends the forearm

    • D. 

      Draws the forelimb towards the midline

  • 2. 
    What is number 2 pointing to?
  • 3. 
    What is number 3 pointing to?
  • 4. 
    Where does infraspinatus originate?
    • A. 

      From the surface of the infraspinous fossa

    • B. 

      Cranial border of the scapula

    • C. 

      Acromion of the scapula

    • D. 

      Spine of the scapula

  • 5. 
    What is number 5 pointing to?
  • 6. 
    What muscle is synergistic with spinodeltoid?
  • 7. 
    What is number 8 pointing to?
  • 8. 
    Where does the xiphihumeralis insert?
  • 9. 
    What is the action of the latissimus dorsi?
    • A. 

      Pulls scapula dorsally and caudally

    • B. 

      Adduct and stabilize the scapula

    • C. 

      Pulls forelimb dorsocaudally

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    What muscle in Necturus is clavobrachialis homologous with?
  • 11. 
    What muscle in Necturus is spinodeltoid homologous with?
  • 12. 
    __________ inserts on the surface of the spinodeltoid muscle.
    • A. 

      Acromiodeltoid

    • B. 

      Supraspinatus

    • C. 

      Teres Major

    • D. 

      Subscapularis

  • 13. 
    Brachialis is homologous with what muscle from Necturus?
  • 14. 
    What is number 4 pointing to?
  • 15. 
    What is number 5 pointing to?
  • 16. 
    Which one of these is not a head in triceps brachii?
    • A. 

      Medial

    • B. 

      Ventral

    • C. 

      Lateral

    • D. 

      Long

  • 17. 
    Lattisimus Dorsi inserts at the ______ surface of humerus at the ________ end.
    • A. 

      Medial and Distal

    • B. 

      Lateral and Distal

    • C. 

      Medial and Proximal

    • D. 

      Lateral and Proximal