Deep Back Muscles Questions! Trivia Quiz

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Deep Back Muscles Questions! Trivia Quiz

What do you know about deep back muscles? We all have them. Do you know enough to pass this quiz? The back's deep or underlying muscles consist of a complex group of muscles extending from the pelvis to the skull. The deep back muscles are arranged in four layers. Take this quiz and learn more about deep back muscles.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where do your spinal nerves come out from?
    • A. 

      Vertebral Foramen

    • B. 

      Intervertebral Foramen

    • C. 

      Vertebral Body

    • D. 

      Lamina

  • 2. 
    In the lumbar region, superior articular facets have a bump called ______?
  • 3. 
    A nerve root is the same thing as saying a spinal nerve where it exits the vertebral column. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    All deep muscles of the back are supplied by the dorsal rami. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The erector spinae has one common inferior tendon. Where does it attach? 
    • A. 

      Iliac Crest

    • B. 

      Thoracic SP

    • C. 

      Lumbar SP

    • D. 

      Sacral SP

    • E. 

      Posterior Sacrum

    • F. 

      Coccyx

  • 6. 
    The iliocostalis attaches superiorly to the _______, and some ______ TP. 
  • 7. 
    Iliocostalis can be found in what regions of the spine?
    • A. 

      Cerivcal

    • B. 

      Thoracic

    • C. 

      Lumbar

    • D. 

      Sacral

  • 8. 
    The longissimus attaches to the lateral tubercle of the ribs, TP at higher levels, and the ______  _____.
  • 9. 
    The longissimus can be found in what regions of the spine?
    • A. 

      Sacral

    • B. 

      Lumbar

    • C. 

      Thoracic

    • D. 

      Cervical

  • 10. 
    What are the 3 actions of erector spinae? ________, _________, _________ (include direction) 
  • 11. 
    What muscles are in the transversospinalis group? ________,_________,________
  • 12. 
    Which answer is true?
    • A. 

      Semispinalis run TP-SP 4 to 6 above

    • B. 

      Semispinalis run TP-SP 2-4 above

    • C. 

      Multifidus run TP-SP 1-2 above

    • D. 

      Multifidus run TP-SP 4-6 above

    • E. 

      Rotatores run TP-SP 2-4 above

    • F. 

      Rotatores run TP-SP 4-6 above

  • 13. 
    Rotatores attach onto the mamillary bodies. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Transversospinalis muscles rotate the back in the same direction as the erector spine. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Paravertebral Muscles are the same as the transversospinalis muscles. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Paraspinal muscles are the erector spinae and the transversospinalis groups. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Splenius means bandage. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Splenius Capitis has inferior attachments on...
    • A. 

      SP C7-T3

    • B. 

      SP C1-C3

    • C. 

      Nuchal ligament

    • D. 

      TP C7-T3

  • 19. 
    Splenius Capitis attaches superiorly to the mastoid process. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Splenius Cervicis attaches to TP T3-T6 to SP C1-C3
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Splenius bilaterally ________  the head and neck.