Muscle Anatomy And Physiology Test! Trivia Quiz

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Muscle Anatomy And Physiology Test! Trivia Quiz

The muscle anatomy and physiology test below is perfect for helping any anatomy student understand the important function that muscles play in the human body and how to detect when they are not functioning properly and measure to correct them. Give it a try and be sure to check put others just like it. All the best in your continuing revision!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    All of the extrinsic muscles of the back are innervated by?
    • A. 

      Thoracodorsal Nerve

    • B. 

      Ventral Rami

    • C. 

      Dorsal Rami

    • D. 

      Dorsal Scapular Nerve

  • 2. 
    Marcy gets stabbed in the back with a small fork just medial to the medial border of her right scapula. Only her dorsal scapular nerve is injured. Which functional abnormality would we expect to see?
    • A. 

      Weakness is upward rotation of scapula

    • B. 

      Weakness in elevating shoulder girdle

    • C. 

      Weakness in retraction of shoulder

    • D. 

      Complete loss of depression of scapula

  • 3. 
    What is the outermost layer of a synovial joint called?
    • A. 

      Articular Capsule

    • B. 

      Articular Cartilage

    • C. 

      Synovial Membrane

    • D. 

      Fibrous Membrane

  • 4. 
    Which of these are just deep to the trapezius?
    • A. 

      Basilic Vein

    • B. 

      Transverse Cervical Artery

    • C. 

      Radial Artery

    • D. 

      Posterior Circumflex Humeral Vessels

  • 5. 
    Lacey noticed that she is having some pain when trying to stretch her back in a way that depresses her scapula (they so sad). What muscles could be related to this pain?
    • A. 

      Rhomboid Minor

    • B. 

      Latissimus Dorsi

    • C. 

      Levator Scapulae

    • D. 

      Lower Serratus Anterior

  • 6. 
    Which of these is innervated by the thoracodorsal nerve and artery?
    • A. 

      Trapezius

    • B. 

      Serratus Anterior

    • C. 

      Suprascapularis

    • D. 

      Latissimus Dorsi

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is true about the triangle of auscultation?
    • A. 

      Its lateral border is the trapezius.

    • B. 

      The rhomboid minor muscle fibers can be seen inside.

    • C. 

      The upper border is serratus anterior.

    • D. 

      The medial border is the trapezius.

  • 8. 
    The posterior superior serratus and posterior inferior serratus are innervated by the ______ nerves.
  • 9. 
    An injury occurs, forcing the transverse scapular ligament to impinging upon the scapular notch. Which of the following injuries would be expected
    • A. 

      Complete loss of abduction from 0-15 degrees

    • B. 

      Complete loss of lateral rotation

    • C. 

      Weakness in medial rotation

    • D. 

      Weakness in abduction from 15-100 degrees

  • 10. 
    Where is the internal vertebral venous plexus located? (Cancer risk)
    • A. 

      Just outside the dura mater

    • B. 

      Subarachnoid Space

    • C. 

      Gray matter of Spinal Cord

    • D. 

      Epidural Space

  • 11. 
    What layer makes up the film terminal externum?
    • A. 

      Dura

    • B. 

      Arachnoid

    • C. 

      Pia

    • D. 

      A and B

    • E. 

      All of the above