Human Body Muscles: Origins And Insertions

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  • 1. 
    What is the orgin of rhomboids major? 
    • A. 

      T2-T5

    • B. 

      C7-T1

    • C. 

      T3-T5

  • 2. 
    Where does pectoralis major insert into? 
    • A. 

      Clavicle

    • B. 

      Lateral border of the bicipital groove of the humerus

    • C. 

      Greater tubercle of the humerus

  • 3. 
    What is the main action of serratus anterior? 
    • A. 

      Retraction of the scapula

    • B. 

      Protraction of the scapula

    • C. 

      Rotation of the arm

  • 4. 
    The origin of pectoralis major is the anterior surface of the clavicle, sternum and the costal cartilage of the upper 6 ribs. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The insertion of pectoralis minor is the medial border of the coracoid process of the scapula.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    What is the action of supraspinatus?
    • A. 

      Abduct the arm

    • B. 

      Adduct the arm

    • C. 

      Lateral rotation of the arm

  • 7. 
    What are the rotator cuff muscles?
    • A. 

      Supraspinatus, subscapularis, deltoids and teres major

    • B. 

      Supraspinatus, infraspinatus, teres minor and subscapularis

    • C. 

      Supraspinatus, infraspinatus, teres major and subscapularis

  • 8. 
    Pectoralis minor is a muscle of scapula stabilisation. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The action of subscapularis is lateral rotation of the arm. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The action of pectoralis minor is to_________ the shoulder and scapula.
  • 11. 
    The origin site of the deltoids is the lateral third of the __________, acromion and spine of the scapula.
  • 12. 
    The insertion point of the upper fibres of the trapezius is
    • A. 

      Lateral third of the scapula and acromion

    • B. 

      Lateral third of scapula

    • C. 

      Lateral third of clavicle and acromion

  • 13. 
    The origin of the middle fibres of the trapezius is
    • A. 

      T2-T5

    • B. 

      T1-T5

    • C. 

      T6-T12

  • 14. 
    The origin of teres minor is the ___________ border of the scapula. 
  • 15. 
    The origin of the deltoids is the deltoid tuberosity on the lateral surface of the shaft of the humerus. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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