Muscle Attachment Warm Up 1

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Muscle Attachment Warm Up 1 - Quiz

Welcome to the 21st Century classroom for human anatomy and physiology. This warm-up will test your reading comprehension of this material. I wish you good luck and high marks for this human anatomy warm-up exercise. You will be able to take this warm-up with an unlimited number of attempts. Each attempt results in 10 random questions and answers!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Muscle nomenclature is the system of naming skeletal muscles organs. The names of muscles, as with many organs, are in Latin. Which system is NOT used to name muscles?
    • A. 

      Overall shape

    • B. 

      Points of attachment

    • C. 

      Relative size

    • D. 

      Direction of fibers visible in the muscle

    • E. 

      Color of the muscle fibers

    • F. 

      Derived from the action(s) produced

    • G. 

      Region in which muscles are found

  • 2. 
    What system is the frontalis muscle named after?
    • A. 

      Overall shape

    • B. 

      Points of attachment

    • C. 

      Relative size

    • D. 

      Direction of fibers visible in the muscle

    • E. 

      Color of the muscle fibers

    • F. 

      Derived from the action(s) produced

    • G. 

      Region in which muscles are found

  • 3. 
    What system is the quadratus muscle named after?
    • A. 

      Overall shape

    • B. 

      Points of attachment

    • C. 

      Relative size

    • D. 

      Direction of fibers visible in the muscle

    • E. 

      Color of the muscle fibers

    • F. 

      Derived from the action(s) produced

    • G. 

      Region in which muscles are found

  • 4. 
    What system is the extensor muscle named after?
    • A. 

      Overall shape

    • B. 

      Points of attachment

    • C. 

      Relative size

    • D. 

      Direction of fibers visible in the muscle

    • E. 

      Color of the muscle fibers

    • F. 

      Derived from the action(s) produced

    • G. 

      Region in which muscles are found

  • 5. 
    What system is the sphincter muscle named after?
    • A. 

      Overall shape

    • B. 

      Points of attachment

    • C. 

      Relative size

    • D. 

      Direction of fibers visible in the muscle

    • E. 

      Color of the muscle fibers

    • F. 

      Derived from the action(s) produced

    • G. 

      Region in which muscles are found

  • 6. 
    What system is the minimus muscle named after?
    • A. 

      Overall shape

    • B. 

      Points of attachment

    • C. 

      Relative size

    • D. 

      Direction of fibers visible in the muscle

    • E. 

      Color of the muscle fibers

    • F. 

      Derived from the action(s) produced

    • G. 

      Region in which muscles are found

  • 7. 
    What system is the sternocleidomastoid muscle named after?
    • A. 

      Overall shape

    • B. 

      Points of attachment

    • C. 

      Relative size

    • D. 

      Direction of fibers visible in the muscle

    • E. 

      Color of the muscle fibers

    • F. 

      Derived from the action(s) produced

    • G. 

      Region in which muscles are found

  • 8. 
    The points of attachment are called the origin and insertion. The ______ is that point of attachment does not move when the muscle contracts.
  • 9. 
    The insertion is the point of attachment moves when the muscle contracts?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Which muscle shape and fiber arrangement is a false answer?
    • A. 

      Bipennate

    • B. 

      Parallel

    • C. 

      Series

    • D. 

      Convergent

    • E. 

      Pennate

  • 11. 
    The term _____ _____  is used to describe a muscle or group of muscles that directly performs a specific movement.
    • A. 

      Synergist

    • B. 

      Fixator muscles

    • C. 

      Prime mover

    • D. 

      Lever system

    • E. 

      Anatagonist

  • 12. 
    _____ are muscles that, when contracting, directly oppose prime movers.
    • A. 

      Synergist

    • B. 

      Fixator muscles

    • C. 

      Prime mover

    • D. 

      Lever system

    • E. 

      Anatagonist

  • 13. 
    _____ are muscles that contract at the same time as the prime mover. They facilitate or complement prime mover actions.
    • A. 

      Synergist

    • B. 

      Fixator muscles

    • C. 

      Prime mover

    • D. 

      Lever system

    • E. 

      Anatagonist

  • 14. 
    _____ _____ generally function as joint stabilizers during the contraction of prime movers.
    • A. 

      Synergist

    • B. 

      Fixator muscles

    • C. 

      Prime mover

    • D. 

      Lever system

    • E. 

      Anatagonist

  • 15. 
    Levers are composed of four component parts.  Identify the incorrect component listed below.
    • A. 

      Lever or bone

    • B. 

      Fulcrum

    • C. 

      Load or resistance

    • D. 

      Effort

    • E. 

      Fixator mover

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