Muscle And Movement

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Muscle Quizzes & Trivia

Name the muscle and the action


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What muscle closes the mouth and protrudes lips?
    • A. 

      Petoralis major

    • B. 

      Masseter

    • C. 

      Orbicularis oris

    • D. 

      Exter oblique

    • E. 

      Gastronemius

  • 2. 
    The orgin of this muscle is located below the zygomatic; its action is to elevate mandible
    • A. 

      Masseter

    • B. 

      Gluteus medius

    • C. 

      Rectus femoris

    • D. 

      Deltoid

    • E. 

      Trapezius

  • 3. 
    What is the action of sternocleidomastoid?
    • A. 

      Compress abdoman

    • B. 

      Flexes and adducts upper arm

    • C. 

      Extends leg at knee

    • D. 

      Rotates and flexion of the head

    • E. 

      Extends thigh

  • 4. 
    The action of pectoralis major is?
    • A. 

      Protrudes lips

    • B. 

      Flexes and adducts upper arm

    • C. 

      Elevates shouders

    • D. 

      Extends upper arm

    • E. 

      Flexes leg

  • 5. 
    Of the 4 abdominal muscle which one has more then one action?
    • A. 

      External oblique

    • B. 

      Internal oblique

    • C. 

      Transversus abdominis

    • D. 

      Rectus abdominis

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    The transversus abdominis, external oblique and internal oblique all do the same action, what is it?
    • A. 

      Flexes leg

    • B. 

      Extends forearm

    • C. 

      Compress abdomen

    • D. 

      Both a and b

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    The rectus abdominis causes what actions?
    • A. 

      Extends head

    • B. 

      Flexes leg at the knee

    • C. 

      Abducts thigh

    • D. 

      Compress abdomen and flexion of the trunk

    • E. 

      Flexes wrist

  • 8. 
    Where are the biceps brachii and the triceps brachii located and what action do the cause?
    • A. 

      Ulna

    • B. 

      Radius

    • C. 

      Flex forearm

    • D. 

      Extends forearm

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    What muscle flexes the wrist?
    • A. 

      Flexor carpi radialis

    • B. 

      Brachioradialis

    • C. 

      Diaphragm

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    What muscle is located in the thorax and is grouped with the breathing muscles?
    • A. 

      Diaphragm

    • B. 

      External intercostals

    • C. 

      Internal intercostals

    • D. 

      Rectus femoris

    • E. 

      Biceps femoris

  • 11. 
    What muscle cause the ribs to elevate and inspriration?
    • A. 

      Diaphragm

    • B. 

      External intercostals

    • C. 

      Internal intercostals

    • D. 

      Breathing muscle

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    What muscle deprdsses the ribs and cause expiration?
    • A. 

      Internal intercostals

    • B. 

      Diphragm

    • C. 

      Deltoid

    • D. 

      Trapezius

    • E. 

      Gastronemius

  • 13. 
    Rectus femoris
    • A. 

      Extends leg at knee and flexes thigh

    • B. 

      Flexes leg at knee and extends thigh

    • C. 

      Extends leg at knee

    • D. 

      Flexes thigh

    • E. 

      Abducts thigh

  • 14. 
    Vastus lateralis, medialis and intermedius all
    • A. 

      Flex leg at knee

    • B. 

      Abducts thigh

    • C. 

      Extends leg at knee

    • D. 

      Plantar flexion

    • E. 

      Extends upper arm

  • 15. 
    Gluteus medius and minimus
    • A. 

      Extend thigh

    • B. 

      Abducts thigh

    • C. 

      Extends leg at knee

    • D. 

      Flexes leg at knee

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    Gluteus maximus
    • A. 

      Extends thigh

    • B. 

      Abducts leg

    • C. 

      Flex leg

    • D. 

      Bend trunk

    • E. 

      Nothing

  • 17. 
    Biceps femoris, semitendinosus, and semimembranosus
    • A. 

      Flexes leg at knee

    • B. 

      Extends thigh

    • C. 

      Part of the hamstring group

    • D. 

      Orgin is at the ishium

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 18. 
    Gastronemius
    • A. 

      Flexes leg at knee

    • B. 

      Plantar flexion

    • C. 

      Extends upper arm

    • D. 

      Both b and c

    • E. 

      Both a and b

  • 19. 
    Trapezius
    • A. 

      Elevates shoulders or extend head

    • B. 

      Extend head only

    • C. 

      Elevates shoulders only

    • D. 

      Abducts, flex,extend upper arm

    • E. 

      Flexes leg

  • 20. 
    The deltoid
    • A. 

      Abducts upper arm

    • B. 

      Flexes upper arm

    • C. 

      Extends upper arm

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 21. 
    Primmover means
    • A. 

      The muscle doing the action

    • B. 

      The muscle is at rest

    • C. 

      Helper muscle

    • D. 

      Calcaneus

    • E. 

      Femur

  • 22. 
    Synergist is
    • A. 

      Helper muscsles

    • B. 

      The muscle doing the action

    • C. 

      The muscle at rest

    • D. 

      Neuromuscular

    • E. 

      Myofibrils