Name The Muscle Practical Quiz

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Name The Muscle Practical Quiz - Quiz

Muscles are an essential part of the skeletal system. Our ' Name the muscle practical exam' quiz will test your knowledge of the human muscular system. Can you name all the muscles given in the pictures correctly? You are expected to attempt all the questions. You have to name the muscle that is indicated by the arrow. Make sure to write down the name correctly. Let's see how much you know. Why not invite some of your friends to play this quiz together? Wouldn't it be a fun way to prepare for the exams? All the best for your exams, Read moreand keep learning! Good Luck!


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  • 1. 

    Name the muscle.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Biceps brachii" because it is the muscle located in the upper arm that is responsible for flexing the elbow joint and supinating the forearm. It consists of two heads, the long head and the short head, which originate from different points on the scapula and join together to form a single muscle belly. The biceps brachii is a prominent muscle that is easily visible when the arm is flexed.

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  • 2. 

    Name the muscle

    Explanation
    The correct answer is brachialis. The brachialis muscle is located in the upper arm, underneath the biceps brachii muscle. It is responsible for flexing the elbow joint, allowing for the movement of the forearm towards the upper arm. This muscle plays a crucial role in activities such as lifting and carrying objects.

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  • 3. 

    Name the muscle

    Explanation
    The muscle being referred to in this question is the brachioradialis. This muscle is located in the forearm and runs from the upper arm bone (brachium) to the radius bone in the forearm. It helps to flex the forearm at the elbow joint and also assists in pronation and supination of the forearm. The name "brachioradialis" is derived from the Latin words "brachium" meaning arm and "radius" referring to the bone in the forearm.

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  • 4. 

    Name the muscle

    Explanation
    The muscle that is named "coracobrachialis" is a small muscle located in the upper arm. It originates from the coracoid process of the scapula and inserts into the middle of the humerus bone. Its main function is to flex and adduct the arm at the shoulder joint. The coracobrachialis muscle works in conjunction with other muscles to provide stability and movement to the arm during various activities.

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  • 5. 

    Name the muscle

    Explanation
    The deltoid muscle is named after its triangular shape, resembling the Greek letter delta. It is located in the shoulder and is responsible for the abduction, flexion, and extension of the arm. The deltoid muscle is one of the major muscles involved in shoulder movement and provides stability and strength to the joint.

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  • 6. 

    Name the muscle

    Explanation
    The correct answer is extensor carpi ulnaris. This muscle is located in the forearm and is responsible for extending and adducting the wrist. It originates from the lateral epicondyle of the humerus and inserts onto the base of the fifth metacarpal bone. Its primary function is to assist in wrist extension and adduction, allowing for movements such as bending the wrist backward and moving it towards the ulnar side of the forearm.

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  • 7. 

    Name the muscle

    Explanation
    The correct answer is flexor carpi radialis. The flexor carpi radialis is a muscle located in the forearm. It is responsible for flexing the wrist and abducting the hand towards the thumb side. This muscle plays a crucial role in movements involving the wrist and hand, such as gripping objects or performing certain sports activities.

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  • 8. 

    Name the muscle

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    The correct answer is flexor carpi ulnaris. The flexor carpi ulnaris is a muscle located in the forearm. It is responsible for flexing and adducting the wrist joint. Its name indicates its main actions: flexion (bending) of the wrist and ulnar deviation (movement towards the little finger side of the hand).

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  • 9. 

    Name the muscle

    Explanation
    The muscle being referred to in this question is the palmaris longus.

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  • 10. 

    Name the muscle

    Explanation
    The muscle being referred to in this question is the pronator teres. The pronator teres is a muscle located in the forearm that is responsible for pronating or turning the palm of the hand downward. It originates from the medial epicondyle of the humerus and the coronoid process of the ulna, and inserts into the radius bone. This muscle plays an important role in various activities such as turning a doorknob, using a screwdriver, or throwing a ball.

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  • 11. 

    Name the muscle

    Explanation
    The muscle that is being referred to in this question is the supraspinatus.

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  • 12. 

    Name the muscle

    Explanation
    The teres major is a muscle located in the upper back and shoulder region. It is a thick, triangular muscle that originates on the lower part of the scapula and attaches to the upper arm bone. This muscle works together with the rotator cuff muscles to help stabilize and move the shoulder joint. It is involved in actions such as pulling the arm down and back, as well as rotating the arm inward. The teres major is often referred to as the "little helper" of the latissimus dorsi muscle, as they work together to perform similar movements.

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  • 13. 

    Name the muscle

    Explanation
    The muscle being referred to in this question is the teres minor.

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  • 14. 

    Name the muscle

    Explanation
    The correct answer is triceps brachii. The triceps brachii is a muscle located on the back of the upper arm. It is responsible for extending the forearm at the elbow joint. The muscle gets its name from its three heads - the long head, lateral head, and medial head. Together, these heads work to provide strength and stability to the arm during activities such as pushing or throwing.

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  • 15. 

    Name the muscle

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "adductor longus." The adductor longus is a muscle located in the inner thigh. Its main function is to bring the thigh towards the midline of the body, a movement known as adduction. This muscle plays an important role in activities such as walking, running, and maintaining balance.

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  • 16. 

    Name the muscle

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "gracilis, gracillis."

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  • 17. 

    Name the muscle

    Explanation
    The correct answer is extensor digitorum longus, extensor digitorum. These muscles are located in the lower leg and are responsible for extending (straightening) the toes. The extensor digitorum longus specifically extends the four smaller toes, while the extensor digitorum extends the big toe.

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  • 18. 

    Name the muscle

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "anterior tibialis, tibialis anterior". These are two names for the same muscle located in the front of the lower leg. It is responsible for dorsiflexion, which is the movement that lifts the foot towards the shin. The muscle helps to control the movement of the ankle and stabilize the foot during walking and running.

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  • 19. 

    Name the muscle

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "biceps femoris" because it is the name of a muscle in the human body. The biceps femoris is located in the back of the thigh and is one of the hamstring muscles. It helps in flexing the knee joint and extending the hip joint.

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  • 20. 

    Name the muscle

    Explanation
    The correct answer is extensor digitorum, extensor digitorum superficialis. These muscles are located in the forearm and are responsible for extending the fingers. The extensor digitorum is a deep muscle that extends the fingers at the metacarpophalangeal and interphalangeal joints, while the extensor digitorum superficialis is a more superficial muscle that assists in extending the fingers and also flexes the wrist.

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  • 21. 

    Name the muscle

    Explanation
    The correct answer is flexor digitorum longus, flexor digitorum. The question is asking for the name of a muscle, and the correct answer is a combination of two muscles: flexor digitorum longus and flexor digitorum. These muscles are located in the lower leg and are responsible for flexing the toes and digits.

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  • 22. 

    Name the muscle

    Explanation
    The correct answer is flexor hallucis longus. This is the name of a muscle in the human body. The muscle is responsible for flexing the big toe and is located in the leg. It originates from the fibula and inserts into the big toe. Its main function is to assist in the movement of the foot and toes.

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  • 23. 

    Name the muscle

    Explanation
    The correct answer is gastrocnemius. Gastrocnemius is a muscle located in the calf region of the leg. It is the largest muscle in the calf and plays a crucial role in activities such as walking, running, and jumping. The gastrocnemius muscle is responsible for plantar flexion of the foot, which means it helps in pointing the toes downward. It also assists in knee flexion, allowing the leg to bend at the knee joint. Overall, the gastrocnemius muscle is essential for lower limb movement and stability.

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  • 24. 

    Name the muscle

    Explanation
    The gluteus maximus is the largest muscle in the buttocks. It is responsible for the movement of the hip and thigh, specifically extension and external rotation. This muscle is important for activities such as walking, running, and climbing stairs. The gluteus maximus also provides stability to the pelvis and helps maintain an upright posture.

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  • 25. 

    Name the muscle

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "gluteus minimus, Gluteus Minimus". The question is asking for the name of a muscle, and the answer provides two variations of the name - "gluteus minimus" and "Gluteus Minimus". It is common in anatomy to have both the lowercase and uppercase versions of a muscle name, as the uppercase version typically refers to the specific muscle while the lowercase version refers to the general muscle group. In this case, "gluteus minimus" and "Gluteus Minimus" both refer to the same muscle, which is a small muscle located in the buttocks.

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  • 26. 

    Name the muscle

    Explanation
    The iliotibial tract is a long band of fibrous tissue that runs along the outside of the thigh. It starts from the hip and extends down to the knee. This structure is not a muscle, but rather a thickening of the fascia lata, which is a layer of connective tissue covering the muscles of the thigh. The iliotibial tract plays an important role in stabilizing the knee joint during activities such as running and walking.

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  • 27. 

    Name the muscle

    Explanation
    The correct answer is rectus femoris and quadriceps. The rectus femoris is one of the four muscles that make up the quadriceps muscle group. It is located in the front of the thigh and is responsible for flexing the hip and extending the knee. The quadriceps muscles as a whole are important for activities such as walking, running, and jumping.

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  • 28. 

    Name the muscle

    Explanation
    The muscle being referred to in the question is the sartorius muscle. The sartorius is a long, thin muscle that runs down the length of the thigh. It originates from the anterior superior iliac spine (ASIS) of the hip bone and inserts on the medial surface of the tibia. This muscle is responsible for flexing, abducting, and laterally rotating the hip joint, as well as flexing and medially rotating the knee joint. It is known as the "tailor's muscle" because it helps with the cross-legged sitting position that tailors traditionally use.

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  • 29. 

    Name the muscle

    Explanation
    The correct answer is semimembranosus. The semimembranosus is one of the three muscles that make up the hamstring group. It is located at the back of the thigh and helps in flexing the knee joint and extending the hip joint. The other two muscles in the hamstring group are the semitendinosus and the biceps femoris. Together, these muscles play a crucial role in various movements of the lower extremities, such as walking, running, and jumping.

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  • 30. 

    Name the muscle

    Explanation
    The correct answer for this question is "semitendinosus."

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  • 31. 

    Name the muscle

    Explanation
    The correct answer is vastus intermedius. The vastus intermedius is a muscle located in the thigh. It is one of the four quadriceps muscles and lies deep to the rectus femoris muscle. The vastus intermedius helps in extending the leg at the knee joint and is involved in activities such as walking, running, and jumping.

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  • 32. 

    Name the muscle

    Explanation
    The correct answer is vastus lateralis. The vastus lateralis is a muscle located on the outer side of the thigh. It is one of the four muscles that make up the quadriceps femoris group. The vastus lateralis is responsible for extending the leg at the knee joint and is involved in movements such as walking, running, and jumping.

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  • 33. 

    Name the muscle

    Explanation
    The correct answer is vastus medialis. The vastus medialis is a muscle located in the thigh. It is one of the four muscles that make up the quadriceps femoris group. The vastus medialis is responsible for extending the knee joint and stabilizing the patella (kneecap) during movements such as walking, running, and jumping. It is an important muscle for overall lower limb strength and stability.

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  • 34. 

    Name the muscle

    Explanation
    The muscle named "soleus" is a powerful muscle located in the calf region of the leg. It is responsible for plantar flexion of the foot, which means it helps to point the toes downwards. The soleus muscle works in conjunction with other muscles in the calf, such as the gastrocnemius, to provide stability and strength during activities like walking, running, and jumping.

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  • 35. 

    Name the muscle

    Explanation
    The exterior intercostals are a group of muscles located between the ribs. They run obliquely and are responsible for elevating the ribs during inspiration, aiding in the expansion of the chest cavity and allowing for inhalation of air.

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  • 36. 

    Name the muscle

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "exterior obliques." The exterior obliques are a pair of abdominal muscles that are located on the sides of the abdomen. They play a key role in rotating and flexing the trunk, as well as providing stability and support to the core. These muscles are responsible for movements such as twisting, bending sideways, and compressing the abdominal contents.

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  • 37. 

    Name the muscle

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "frontalis" because the question asks for the name of a muscle, and "frontalis" is the name of a muscle.

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  • 38. 

    Name the muscle

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "infraspinatus". The infraspinatus is a muscle located in the shoulder region. It is one of the four muscles that make up the rotator cuff. The main function of the infraspinatus is to externally rotate and stabilize the shoulder joint. It also helps in the abduction and extension of the arm.

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  • 39. 

    Name the muscle

    Explanation
    The interior intercostals are a group of muscles located between the ribs. They are responsible for aiding in the process of breathing by pulling the ribs downward and inward during exhalation. These muscles work in opposition to the external intercostals, which help in expanding the ribcage during inhalation. The interior intercostals play a crucial role in facilitating the movement of the ribcage and assisting in the overall respiratory function of the body.

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  • 40. 

    Name the muscle

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "interior obliques". The interior obliques are a pair of muscles located in the abdominal region. They are one of the four muscles that make up the abdominal wall. The interior obliques play a role in trunk rotation and lateral flexion of the spine. They also assist in compressing the abdominal contents and supporting the organs.

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  • 41. 

    Name the muscle

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "latissimus dorsi." The latissimus dorsi is a large muscle located on the back. It is responsible for various movements of the shoulder joint, such as pulling the arm down and back, as well as rotating it inward. The muscle is commonly targeted in exercises such as pull-ups, rows, and pulldowns to strengthen and develop the back muscles.

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  • 42. 

    Name the muscle

    Explanation
    The muscle named "levator scapulae" is responsible for elevating the scapula or shoulder blade. It is located at the back and side of the neck and originates from the upper cervical vertebrae. When this muscle contracts, it helps in lifting the scapula towards the head, allowing for movements such as shrugging or tilting the head to the side.

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  • 43. 

    Name the muscle

    Explanation
    The masseter is a muscle located in the jaw that plays a key role in the chewing process. It is one of the strongest muscles in the human body and is responsible for closing the jaw and exerting force during biting and chewing. The masseter muscle is easily identifiable due to its prominent location on the side of the face, just in front of the ear.

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  • 44. 

    Name the muscle

    Explanation
    The correct answer is orbicularis oculi. The orbicularis oculi is a muscle that surrounds the eye socket and is responsible for closing the eyelids. It is a circular muscle that allows for blinking, squinting, and other movements of the eyelids.

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  • 45. 

    Name the muscle

    Explanation
    The muscle named orbicularis oris is responsible for the movement and control of the lips. It is a circular muscle that surrounds the mouth and allows for actions such as puckering, closing, and opening of the lips. This muscle is important for various functions including speech, eating, and facial expressions.

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  • 46. 

    Name the muscle

    Explanation
    The correct answer for this question is "pectoralis major." The pectoralis major is a large muscle located in the chest region. It is responsible for movements of the shoulder and upper arm, such as flexion, adduction, and medial rotation. This muscle is commonly referred to as the "pecs" and is well-developed in individuals who engage in strength training exercises targeting the chest muscles.

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  • 47. 

    Name the muscle

    Explanation
    The muscle that is being referred to in this question is the platysma. The platysma is a thin, broad muscle that is located in the neck region. It extends from the chest upwards to the lower jaw and is responsible for pulling down the corners of the mouth and the lower lip. The platysma also plays a role in facial expressions, such as when a person grimaces or shows tension in their neck.

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  • 48. 

    Name the muscle

    Explanation
    The correct answer is rectus abdominis. The rectus abdominis is a long, flat muscle that extends vertically along the front of the abdomen. It is commonly referred to as the "abs" or "six-pack" muscles. This muscle plays a key role in core stability and is responsible for flexing the spine and compressing the abdominal contents. It is important for maintaining good posture and supporting the lower back.

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  • 49. 

    Name the muscle

    Explanation
    The correct answer is serratus anterior. The serratus anterior is a muscle located on the side of the ribcage, extending from the upper ribs to the shoulder blade. It is responsible for protracting and stabilizing the scapula, allowing for movements such as reaching forward and pushing.

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  • 50. 

    Name the muscle

    Explanation
    The muscle being referred to in the question is the sternocleidomastoid. This muscle is located in the neck and is responsible for rotating and tilting the head. It originates from the sternum and clavicle and inserts into the mastoid process of the temporal bone. The sternocleidomastoid plays a crucial role in various movements of the head and neck, such as turning the head to the opposite side and flexing the neck.

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