How Much You Know About Facial Expressions? Trivia Quiz

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How Much You Know About Facial Expressions? Trivia Quiz

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  • 1. 
    The auricular muscles are more functional in lower mammals.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The epicranius muscle aids in expressing surprise or disappointment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The platusma muscle inserts into the skin over the stenum.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    All of the facial expression muscles are innervated by cranial nerve VII.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The epicranius has a flat, intermediate tendon between its two bellies.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The procerus muscle pulls the lateral corner of the eyebrow medially downward.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The compressor naris flares the nostrils.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The buccinator muscle is an accessory muscle of mastication.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The levator anguli oris originates from just above the infraorbital foramen
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The mentalis muscle aids in depressing the lower lip.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Which of these muscles is used in frowning?
    • A. 

      Occipitofrontalis

    • B. 

      Corrugator

    • C. 

      Procerus

    • D. 

      A and b

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    Which of these muscles has an insertion in the area above the eyes?
    • A. 

      Occipitofrontalis

    • B. 

      Corrugator

    • C. 

      Procerus

    • D. 

      A and b

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    Which muscle does not insert into the orbicularis oris?
    • A. 

      Zygomaticus major

    • B. 

      Zygomaticus minor

    • C. 

      Buccinator

    • D. 

      Risorius

    • E. 

      All of the above insert

  • 14. 
    The facial muscles greatly influence all of the following except
    • A. 

      Speech

    • B. 

      Appearance

    • C. 

      Swallowing

    • D. 

      Mastication

  • 15. 
    Which muscles are stopping mr. green from compressing his lips to hold a straw?
    • A. 

      Levator labii superioris

    • B. 

      Depressor labii inferioris

    • C. 

      Depressor anguli oris

    • D. 

      Levator anguli oris

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    The paralysis of which muscle contributes to the situation where plaque and food residue collects on the mandibular posterior teeth.
    • A. 

      Buccinator

    • B. 

      Mentalis

    • C. 

      Levator labii superioris

    • D. 

      Levator anguli oris

  • 17. 
    The muscles of facial expression are innervated by the _________ cranial nerve.
    • A. 

      V

    • B. 

      VII

    • C. 

      IX

    • D. 

      X

    • E. 

      XI

  • 18. 
    The buccinator shares a common origin with the ____________ muscle.
    • A. 

      Orbicularis oris

    • B. 

      Superior pharyngeal constrictor

    • C. 

      Uvula

    • D. 

      Levator veli palatine

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 19. 
    Which of the following muscle plays a role in smiling?
    • A. 

      Levator labii superioris

    • B. 

      Depressor labii inferioris

    • C. 

      Zygomatic major

    • D. 

      Mentalis

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 20. 
    Which of the following muscles plays a direct role in keeping the food on the occlusal surfaces during mastication?
    • A. 

      Orbicularis oris

    • B. 

      Obicularis oculi

    • C. 

      Zygomaticus major

    • D. 

      Mentalis

    • E. 

      None of the above