Muscle Attachment And Innervation Quiz

15 Questions
Muscle Quizzes & Trivia

Pelvis and lower limb

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the action of the iliopsoas muscle?
    • A. 

      Thigh flexion

    • B. 

      Thigh adduction

    • C. 

      Lateral rotation of the thigh

    • D. 

      Abduction of flexed thigh

    • E. 

      Stabilizing the femoral head in the acetabulum

  • 2. 
    What are the attachments of the adductor longus muscle (two answers)?
    • A. 

      Inferior ramus of the pubis

    • B. 

      Middle 1/3 of the linea aspera

    • C. 

      Pectineal line

    • D. 

      Pubis inferior to pubic crest

    • E. 

      Ischial tuberosity

  • 3. 
    Which of the following aid in plantar flexion of the ankle (more than one answer)?
    • A. 

      Fibularis tertius

    • B. 

      Tibialis anterior

    • C. 

      Gastrocnemius

    • D. 

      Tibialis posterior

    • E. 

      Fibularis longus

  • 4. 
    Which of the following are innervated by L5 and S1 spinal nerves (more than one answer)?
    • A. 

      Iliococcygeus

    • B. 

      Obturator internus

    • C. 

      Gluteus maximus

    • D. 

      Bulbospongiosus

    • E. 

      Superior gemellus

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Obturator externus

    • B. 

      Adductor magnus

    • C. 

      Aductor longus

    • D. 

      Vastus medialis

    • E. 

      Iliopsoas

  • 6. 
    Which does not affect lateral rotation of an extended thigh?
    • A. 

      Piriformis

    • B. 

      Obturator internus

    • C. 

      Superior and inferior gemelli

    • D. 

      Gluteus minimus

    • E. 

      Gluteus maximus

  • 7. 
    Which muscles attach proximally on the ASIS?
    • A. 

      Sartorius

    • B. 

      Rectus femoris

    • C. 

      Pectineus

    • D. 

      Vastus lateralis

    • E. 

      Tensor fascia latta

  • 8. 
    Which muscles are innervated by the superficial fibular nerve?
    • A. 

      Extensor digitorum longus

    • B. 

      Extensor hallucis longus

    • C. 

      Fibularis longus

    • D. 

      Fibularis brevis

    • E. 

      Gastrocnemius

  • 9. 
    Which of the following muscles are innervated by the obturator nerve?
    • A. 

      Semitendinosis

    • B. 

      Gracilis

    • C. 

      Adductor longus

    • D. 

      Biceps femoris

    • E. 

      Rectus femoris

  • 10. 
    What is the proximal attachment of the soleus?
    • A. 

      Lateral epicondyle of the femur

    • B. 

      Lateral condyle of the tibia

    • C. 

      Posterior aspect of the head of the fibula

    • D. 

      Popliteal surface of the femur superior to the medial epicondyle

    • E. 

      Superior two thirds of the lateral surface of the fibula

  • 11. 
    Which muscle flexes, abducts and laterally rotates the thigh at the hip joint?
    • A. 

      Pectineus

    • B. 

      Sartorius

    • C. 

      Iliopsoas

    • D. 

      Tensor fascia lata

    • E. 

      Gluteus minimus

  • 12. 
    Which muscle has attachments at the perineal body and and the internal surface of the ischial tuberosity and ischiopubic ramis?
    • A. 

      Ischiocavernosis

    • B. 

      Transverse perineal

    • C. 

      Bulbospongiosus

    • D. 

      Pubococcygeus

    • E. 

      Iliococcygeus

  • 13. 
    Which is not innervated by the tibial nerve?
    • A. 

      Plantarus

    • B. 

      Poplitius

    • C. 

      Tibialis anterior

    • D. 

      Tibialis posterior

    • E. 

      Gastrocnemius

  • 14. 
    Which of the following muscles extends the thigh and rotates the thigh medially when the knee is flexed?
    • A. 

      Semitendinosus

    • B. 

      Semimembranosus

    • C. 

      Biceps femoris

    • D. 

      Obturator externus

    • E. 

      Gracilus

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is not innervated by the superior gluteal nerve?
    • A. 

      Gluteus maximus

    • B. 

      Gluteus medius

    • C. 

      Gluteus minimus

    • D. 

      Tensor fascia lata