Branchiomeric Muscles Of A Cat

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Branchiomeric Muscles Of A Cat - Quiz

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


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    ID the muscle labeled "B" in the picture.
    • A. 

      Temporalis

    • B. 

      Digastric

    • C. 

      Masseter

    • D. 

      Pterygoideus Externus

  • 2. 
    The masseter muscle is responsible for elevation of the ____________ . (specific bone)
  • 3. 
    True or false: The masseter and the temporalis both work toward the same action. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    ID the muscle labeled "B" and give its action.
    • A. 

      Mylohyoid; protracts the hyoid

    • B. 

      Mylohyoid; elevates the floor of the mouth

    • C. 

      Digastric; retracts the hyoid

    • D. 

      Digastric; elevates the floor of the mouth

  • 5. 
    The muscle labeled "A" is the ________ muscle.
  • 6. 
    The digastric muscle _________ the mandible.
    • A. 

      Protracts

    • B. 

      Retracts

    • C. 

      Elevates

    • D. 

      Depresses

  • 7. 
    Choose the correct function of the muscle labeled "C"
    • A. 

      Pulls the scapula dorsally and caudally

    • B. 

      Flexes the forearm

    • C. 

      Adduct and stabilize the position of the scapulae

    • D. 

      Pulls forelimb dorsocaudally

  • 8. 
    The clavotrapezius, labeled "A" in the picture above, protracts the __________ .(specific bone) 
  • 9. 
    This muscle is the most posterior of the trapezius group:
  • 10. 
    The muscle labeled "E" in the picture above is responsible for this action:
    • A. 

      Pulling the scapula dorsally and caudally

    • B. 

      Pulling the forelimb dorsocaudally

    • C. 

      Flexing the forearm

    • D. 

      Pulling the ribs in cranially

  • 11. 
    The ___________ muscle, which is responsible for turning the head while the clavicle is stationary, is located dorsolateral to the sternomastoid.
  • 12. 
    The insertion of the cleidomastoid is the:
    • A. 

      Hyoid bone

    • B. 

      Thyroid cartilage of the larynx

    • C. 

      Mastoid process of the temporal bone

    • D. 

      Dorsal border of the scapula

  • 13. 
    ID the muscle labeled "E" in the picture above.
    • A. 

      Cleidomastoid

    • B. 

      Sternomastoid

    • C. 

      Digastric

    • D. 

      Sternohyoid

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