Mbi - Muscle Test 1

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Mbi - Muscle Test 1 - Quiz

HNF, Spinae, Abs


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which abdominal muscle creates the "washboard" look?
    • A. 

      A. rectus abominis

    • B. 

      B. external oblique

    • C. 

      C. internal oblique

    • D. 

      D. transverse abdominis

  • 2. 
    Which abdominal muscle runs vertically from the rib cage to the pubic crest?
    • A. 

      A. rectus abdominis

    • B. 

      B. external oblique

    • C. 

      C. internal oblique

    • D. 

      D. transverse abdominis

  • 3. 
    Which movement of the vertebral column would shorten the fibers of the rectus abdominis?
    • A. 

      A. extension

    • B. 

      B. rotation to the opposite side

    • C. 

      C. lateral flexion to the same side

    • D. 

      D. flexion

  • 4. 
    Which is the origin of the rectus abdominis?
    • A. 

      A. anterior superior iliac spine (ASIS)

    • B. 

      B. pubic line of pelvis

    • C. 

      C. superior ramus of the ischium

    • D. 

      D. pubic crest, pubic symphysis

  • 5. 
    Which is the insertion of the rectus abdominis?
    • A. 

      A. cartilage of 9th - 12th ribs

    • B. 

      B. xiphoid process and sternum

    • C. 

      C. cartilage of fifth, sixth, and seventh ribs and xiphoid process

    • D. 

      D. sternum

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is an action of the rectus abdominis?
    • A. 

      A. flex the vertebral column

    • B. 

      B. laterally flex the vertebral column

    • C. 

      C. tilt pelvis anteriorly

    • D. 

      D. elevate the hip

  • 7. 
    Which is a part of the insertion of the external oblique?
    • A. 

      A. anterior part of the iliac crest

    • B. 

      B. anterior superior iliac spine (ASIS)

    • C. 

      C. anterior inferior iliac spine (AIIS)

    • D. 

      D. pubic crest

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is an action of the internal oblique?
    • A. 

      A. extend vertebral column

    • B. 

      B. rotate vertebral column to the opposite side

    • C. 

      C. rotate vertebral column to the same side

    • D. 

      D. laterally flex vertebral column to the opposite side

  • 9. 
    Which is a part of the origin of the transverse abdominis?
    • A. 

      A. internal surface of lower six ribs

    • B. 

      B. external surface of lower eight ribs

    • C. 

      C. superior ramus of the pubis

    • D. 

      D. costal cartilage of lower eight ribs

  • 10. 
    Which is the insertion of the transverse abdominis?
    • A. 

      A. superior ramus of the pubis

    • B. 

      B. abdominal aponeurosis to linea alba

    • C. 

      C. fascia of rectus abdominis

    • D. 

      D. pubic symphysis

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is an action of the transverse abdominis?
    • A. 

      A. flex the vertebral column

    • B. 

      B. compress abdominal contents

    • C. 

      C. laterally flex the vertebral column

    • D. 

      D. rotate the vertebral column to the same side

  • 12. 
    The erectors lie deep in the lumbar region to what connective tissue structure?
    • A. 

      A. ligamentum nuchae

    • B. 

      B. annulus fibrosus

    • C. 

      C. thoracolumbar aponeurosis

    • D. 

      D. supraspinous ligament

  • 13. 
    Which movement of the vertebral column would shorten the fibers of the erector spinae muscles?
    • A. 

      A. flexion

    • B. 

      B. lateral flexion to the opposite side

    • C. 

      C. extension

    • D. 

      D. rotation

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is a part of the origin of the longissimus?
    • A. 

      A. transverse processes of upper five thoracic vertebrae

    • B. 

      B. posterior surfaces of ribs 1 - 12

    • C. 

      C. posterior surfaces of ribs 3 - 9

    • D. 

      D. spinous processes of upper five thoracic vertebrae

  • 15. 
    Which of the muscles in the erector spinae group have an attachment on the skull?
    • A. 

      A. iliocostalis

    • B. 

      B. longissimus

    • C. 

      C. spinalis

    • D. 

      D. none of them attach to the skull

  • 16. 
    Which is the origin of the masseter?
    • A. 

      A. mastoid process

    • B. 

      B. maxilla

    • C. 

      C. styloid process of temporal bone

    • D. 

      D. zygomatic arch

  • 17. 
    Which is the insertion of the masseter?
    • A. 

      A. angle and ramus of mandible

    • B. 

      B. condyle of mandible

    • C. 

      C. coronoid process of mandible

    • D. 

      D. crest of mandible

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is an action of the masseter?
    • A. 

      A. elevate the mandible

    • B. 

      B. flex the head and neck

    • C. 

      C. depress the mandible

    • D. 

      D. retract the mandible

  • 19. 
    Which action at the mandible would shorten the fibers of the masster?
    • A. 

      A. lateral deviation

    • B. 

      B. elevation

    • C. 

      C. retraction

    • D. 

      D. depression

  • 20. 
    Which is the origin of the quadratus lumborum?
    • A. 

      A. spinous processes of lumbar vertebrae

    • B. 

      B. eleventh rib

    • C. 

      C. posterior iliac crest

    • D. 

      D. anterior iliac crest

  • 21. 
    Which is the insertion of the quadratus lumborum?
    • A. 

      A. transverse processes of 2nd - 4th lumbar vertebrae

    • B. 

      B. last rib, transverse processes of 1st - 4th lumbar vertebrae

    • C. 

      C. spinous processes of 1st - 4th lumbar vertebrae

    • D. 

      D. last rib, spinous processes of 1st - 4th lumbar vertebrae

  • 22. 
    Which of the following is an action of the quadratus lumborum?
    • A. 

      A. laterally tilt the pelvis

    • B. 

      B. laterally flex the vertebral column to the opposite side

    • C. 

      C. flex the vertebral column

    • D. 

      D. elevate the lower seven ribs during inhalation

  • 23. 
    Which is the origin of the sternocleidomastoid?
    • A. 

      A. sternal notch and first rib

    • B. 

      B. top of the manubrium, lateral one-third of the clavicle

    • C. 

      C. top of the manubrium, medial one-third of the clavicle

    • D. 

      D. anterior surfaces of first and second ribs

  • 24. 
    Which is a part of the insertion of the sternocleidomastoid?
    • A. 

      A. external occipital protuberance

    • B. 

      B. mastoid process of temporal bone

    • C. 

      C. transverse processes of upper three cervical vertebrae

    • D. 

      D. zygomatic arch

  • 25. 
    Which of the following is an action of the sternocleidomastoid?
    • A. 

      A. rotate the head and neck to the same side

    • B. 

      B. rotate the head and neck to the opposite side

    • C. 

      C. extend head and neck

    • D. 

      D. assist in exhalation

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