Mudpuppy Muscular System Review Quiz

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Almost similar to the neturus muscles in mammals, the mudpuppy muscular system is a complex study of the human muscles with huge vocabulary. Take up the challenge not only to test but also advance your knowledge. All the best.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Name the muscle.

    • A.

      Scapulodeltoideus

    • B.

      Dorsalis scapulae

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Scapulodeltoideus
    B. Dorsalis scapulae
  • 2. 

    Name the muscle.

    • A.

      Branchiohyoideus

    Correct Answer
    A. Branchiohyoideus
    Explanation
    The muscle being referred to in this question is the branchiohyoideus muscle.

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  • 3. 

    What is the function of muscle from #2?

    • A.

      Abduct the hindlimb

    • B.

      Depress the throat

    • C.

      Retracts the hyoid apparatus

    • D.

      Elevate the gills

    Correct Answer
    C. Retracts the hyoid apparatus
    Explanation
    The muscle from #2 is responsible for retracting the hyoid apparatus. The hyoid apparatus is a group of small bones located in the throat area, and its retraction is important for various functions such as swallowing and vocalization. This muscle helps in pulling the hyoid apparatus backward, allowing for proper movement and coordination during these actions.

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  • 4. 

    Name the muscle.

    • A.

      Supracoracoideus

    Correct Answer
    A. Supracoracoideus
    Explanation
    The muscle being referred to in this question is the supracoracoideus.

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  • 5. 

    Name the muscle.

    • A.

      Pectoralis

    Correct Answer
    A. Pectoralis
    Explanation
    The correct answer is pectoralis. The pectoralis muscle, also known as the pecs, is a large muscle located in the chest area. It is responsible for movements such as flexion, adduction, and medial rotation of the arm. The pectoralis muscle is commonly targeted in exercises like bench presses and push-ups to strengthen and develop the chest muscles.

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  • 6. 

    What is the function of the muscle from # 5?

    • A.

      Adducts the forelimb

    • B.

      Adducts the humerus

    • C.

      Compress viscera and aid in locomotion

    • D.

      Retract the hyoid

    Correct Answer
    B. Adducts the humerus
    Explanation
    The muscle from #5 is responsible for adducting the humerus. This means that it brings the upper arm bone closer to the body's midline. Adduction of the humerus is an important movement that allows for the arm to be brought back towards the body or across the chest. This muscle helps in controlling the movement and positioning of the arm during various activities such as lifting, throwing, and reaching.

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  • 7. 

    Name the muscle.

    • A.

      Shank extensors

    Correct Answer
    A. Shank extensors
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "shank extensors." This answer is appropriate because the question asks for the name of the muscle, and "shank extensors" accurately describes the muscle group responsible for extending the shank.

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  • 8. 

    Name the muscle.

    • A.

      Rectus cervicis

    Correct Answer
    A. Rectus cervicis
    Explanation
    The given correct answer, "rectus cervicis," is the name of the muscle being referred to in the question. This muscle is located in the neck region.

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  • 9. 

    Name the function of the muscle from #8?

    • A.

      Adducts hindlimb

    • B.

      Elevates the lower jaw

    • C.

      Flex antebrachium

    • D.

      Retracts hyoid and gill apparatus; depresses the head

    Correct Answer
    D. Retracts hyoid and gill apparatus; depresses the head
    Explanation
    The muscle from #8 is responsible for retracting the hyoid and gill apparatus, as well as depressing the head. It does not adduct the hindlimb, elevate the lower jaw, or flex the antebrachium.

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  • 10. 

    Name the muscle.

    • A.

      Levatores arcuum

    Correct Answer
    A. Levatores arcuum
    Explanation
    The correct answer is levatores arcuum. This is the Latin term for the levator muscles of the arches, which are a group of muscles located in the neck region. These muscles are responsible for elevating the arches of the vertebrae and assisting in movements of the neck and head.

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  • 11. 

    Name the function of the muscle found in # 10?

    • A.

      Gill elevators

    • B.

      Retract hyoid

    • C.

      Abduct forelimb

    • D.

      Pulls scapula anteriodorsally

    Correct Answer
    A. Gill elevators
    Explanation
    The muscle found in #10 is called gill elevators. This muscle is responsible for elevating or lifting the gills in certain aquatic animals, allowing them to take in oxygen from the water. The gill elevators contract and relax to move the gill covers and facilitate the exchange of gases between the animal's respiratory system and the surrounding water.

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  • 12. 

    Name the muscle.

    • A.

      Pubotibialis

    Correct Answer
    A. Pubotibialis
  • 13. 

    Name the muscle.

    • A.

      Latissimus dorsi

    Correct Answer
    A. Latissimus dorsi
    Explanation
    The correct answer for this question is "latissimus dorsi." The latissimus dorsi is a large, flat muscle that is located on the back. It is responsible for various movements of the shoulder joint, such as pulling the arm down and back, rotating the arm inward, and extending the arm. The muscle is commonly known as the "lats" and is often targeted during exercises like pull-ups and lat pulldowns to strengthen and tone the back muscles.

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  • 14. 

    What is the function of the muscle shown in # 13?

    • A.

      Flex the antebrachium and manus

    • B.

      Retracts pectoral limb

    • C.

      Elevates the throat

    • D.

      Pulls humerus anteriorly

    Correct Answer
    B. Retracts pectoral limb
    Explanation
    The muscle shown in #13 is responsible for retracting the pectoral limb. This means that it pulls the limb backwards towards the body.

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  • 15. 

    Name the muscle.

    • A.

      Forearm flexors

    Correct Answer
    A. Forearm flexors
    Explanation
    The muscle that is being referred to as "forearm flexors" is a group of muscles located in the forearm region. These muscles are responsible for flexing the wrist and fingers, allowing for movements such as gripping and bending the wrist. They play a crucial role in various activities that involve the use of the hands and fingers, such as writing, typing, and grasping objects. The forearm flexors include muscles such as the flexor carpi radialis, flexor carpi ulnaris, and flexor digitorum superficialis, among others.

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  • 16. 

    What is the function and type of muscle found in # 15?

    • A.

      Axial; flex the antebrachium and manus

    • B.

      Appendicular; extension of the antebrachium

    • C.

      Axial; adducts the hindlimb

    • D.

      Appendicular; flex the antebrachium and manus

    Correct Answer
    D. Appendicular; flex the antebrachium and manus
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "appendicular; flex the antebrachium and manus." In this context, the term "appendicular" refers to the muscles that are associated with the appendages or limbs. The function of the muscle found in #15 is to flex the antebrachium (forearm) and manus (hand).

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  • 17. 

    Name the muscle.

    • A.

      Triceps brachii

    Correct Answer
    A. Triceps brachii
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "triceps brachii." The triceps brachii is a muscle located on the back of the upper arm. It consists of three heads - the long head, lateral head, and medial head. The triceps brachii is responsible for extending the elbow joint and is involved in movements such as pushing or straightening the arm.

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  • 18. 

    Which muscle is the antagonist of the muscle in # 17?

    • A.

      Humeroantebrachialis

    • B.

      Procoracohumeralis

    • C.

      Cucullaris

    • D.

      External oblique

    Correct Answer
    A. Humeroantebrachialis
    Explanation
    The humeroantebrachialis muscle is the antagonist of the muscle in #17.

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  • 19. 

    Name the muscle.

    • A.

      Sphincter colli

    Correct Answer
    A. Sphincter colli
    Explanation
    The muscle being referred to in this question is the sphincter colli.

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  • 20. 

    Name the muscle.

    • A.

      Iliotibialis

    Correct Answer
    A. Iliotibialis
    Explanation
    The correct answer is iliotibialis. The iliotibialis is a muscle located on the lateral side of the thigh. It is a long, thick band of connective tissue that runs from the iliac crest to the tibia. This muscle plays a role in stabilizing the hip and knee joints, as well as assisting in hip abduction and extension.

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  • 21. 

    What is the function of the muscle shown in # 20?

    • A.

      Compress viscera

    • B.

      Adducts the hindlimb

    • C.

      Extend antebrachium

    • D.

      Abducts the hindlimb

    Correct Answer
    D. Abducts the hindlimb
    Explanation
    The muscle shown in #20 is responsible for abducting the hindlimb. This means that it moves the hindlimb away from the midline of the body.

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  • 22. 

    Name the muscle.

    • A.

      Dorsalis trunci

    Correct Answer
    A. Dorsalis trunci
    Explanation
    The muscle named "dorsalis trunci" is being referred to in the question.

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  • 23. 

    What is the function of the muscle shown in # 22?

    • A.

      Flexes the shank and pes

    • B.

      Flexes body laterally and dorsally

    • C.

      Retracts the hindlimb

    • D.

      Elevates the throat

    Correct Answer
    B. Flexes body laterally and dorsally
    Explanation
    The muscle shown in #22 is responsible for flexing the body laterally and dorsally. This means that it helps in bending the body sideways and backwards. It may assist in movements such as twisting the torso or arching the back.

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  • 24. 

    Name the muscle.

    • A.

      Puboischiofemoralis externus

    Correct Answer
    A. Puboischiofemoralis externus
  • 25. 

    Name the muscle.

    • A.

      Cucullaris

    Correct Answer
    A. Cucullaris
    Explanation
    The muscle being referred to in this question is called cucullaris.

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  • 26. 

    Name the muscle.

    • A.

      Internal oblique

    Correct Answer
    A. Internal oblique
    Explanation
    The internal oblique is a muscle located in the abdominal wall. It is one of the muscles responsible for rotating and flexing the trunk, as well as providing support to the spine. The internal oblique runs diagonally from the lower ribs to the pelvis and works in conjunction with other muscles to assist in movements such as twisting and bending.

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  • 27. 

    Name the muscle.

    • A.

      Humeroantebrachialis

    Correct Answer
    A. Humeroantebrachialis
  • 28. 

    What is the function of the muscle in # 27?

    • A.

      Flexes the antebrachium

    • B.

      Pulls scapula anteriorly

    • C.

      Retracts pectoral limb

    • D.

      Flex the shank (crus) and pes

    Correct Answer
    A. Flexes the antebrachium
    Explanation
    The muscle in #27 is responsible for flexing the antebrachium. This means that it is involved in bending the forearm towards the upper arm.

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  • 29. 

    Name the muscle.elevates the lower jaw

    • A.

      Adductor mandibulae anterior

    Correct Answer
    A. Adductor mandibulae anterior
    Explanation
    The muscle that elevates the lower jaw is called the adductor mandibulae anterior. This muscle is responsible for the upward movement of the lower jaw, allowing for actions such as biting, chewing, and speaking. By contracting, the adductor mandibulae anterior pulls the lower jaw upwards, closing the mouth and bringing the teeth together.

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  • 30. 

    What class of muscle is # 29?

    • A.

      Hypobranchial

    • B.

      Appendicular

    • C.

      Branchiomeric

    • D.

      Axial

    Correct Answer
    C. Branchiomeric
    Explanation
    Muscle #29 belongs to the class of Branchiomeric muscles. Branchiomeric muscles are a group of muscles that develop from the branchial arches in the embryonic stage. These muscles are responsible for controlling movements of the pharynx, larynx, and face.

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  • 31. 

    Name the muscle.

    • A.

      Procoracohumeralis

    Correct Answer
    A. Procoracohumeralis
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