Muscles Of Head And Neck

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Muscles Of Head And Neck - Quiz

Welcome to the electronic human anatomy classroom of the 21st Century. You will be tested on the various muscles found in the head and neck regions. It will concentrate on the origin, insertion, and action of those muscles. You have an unlimited number of attempts to aid in both learning the material and improving your test-taking skills. Each attempt will generate a new set of questions and re-order answers. I wish you good luck and make high grade on this test.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the origin of the occipitofrontalis muscle?
    • A. 

      Occipital bone

    • B. 

      Temporal aspect of skull

    • C. 

      Zygomatic Arch

    • D. 

      Sternum, clavicle

    • E. 

      Maxilla bone

  • 2. 
    What is the origin of the orbicularis oculi muscle?
    • A. 

      Occipital

    • B. 

      Maxilla, Frontal

    • C. 

      Mandible

    • D. 

      Sternum, clavicle

    • E. 

      Inferior aspect of skull

  • 3. 
    What is the origin of the orbicularis oris muscle?
    • A. 

      Occipital

    • B. 

      Maxilla, Frontal

    • C. 

      Mandible

    • D. 

      Sternum, clavicle

    • E. 

      Inferior aspect of skull

    • F. 

      Maxilla, mandible

  • 4. 
    What is the origin of the buccinator muscle?
    • A. 

      Occipital

    • B. 

      Maxilla, Frontal

    • C. 

      Mandible

    • D. 

      Sternum, clavicle

    • E. 

      Inferior aspect of skull

    • F. 

      Maxilla, mandible

  • 5. 
    What is the origin of the zygomaticus major muscle?
    • A. 

      Zygomatic bone

    • B. 

      Maxilla, Frontal

    • C. 

      Mandible

    • D. 

      Sternum, clavicle

    • E. 

      Maxilla

    • F. 

      Maxilla, mandible

  • 6. 
    What is the origin of the levator labii superioris muscle?
    • A. 

      Zygomatic bone

    • B. 

      Maxilla, Frontal

    • C. 

      Mandible

    • D. 

      Sternum, clavicle

    • E. 

      Maxilla

    • F. 

      Maxilla, mandible

  • 7. 
    What is the origin of the depressor angulioris muscle?
    • A. 

      Zygomatic bone

    • B. 

      Maxilla, Frontal

    • C. 

      Mandible

    • D. 

      Sternum, clavicle

    • E. 

      Maxilla

    • F. 

      Maxilla, mandible

  • 8. 
    What is the origin of the temporalis muscle?
    • A. 

      Zygomatic bone

    • B. 

      Temporal aspect of skull

    • C. 

      Mandible

    • D. 

      Sternum, clavicle

    • E. 

      Maxilla

    • F. 

      Maxilla, mandible

  • 9. 
    What is the origin of the sternocleidomastoid muscle?
    • A. 

      Zygomatic bone

    • B. 

      Temporal aspect of skull

    • C. 

      Mandible

    • D. 

      Sternum, clavicle

    • E. 

      Maxilla

    • F. 

      Maxilla, mandible

  • 10. 
    What is the origin of the trapezius muscle?
    • A. 

      Zygomatic bone

    • B. 

      Temporal aspect of skull

    • C. 

      Mandible

    • D. 

      Sternum, clavicle

    • E. 

      Skull, upper vertebral column

    • F. 

      Maxilla, mandible

  • 11. 
    Insertion of the occipitofrontalis muscle is the lower lip near angle.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    What is the action of the orbicularis oculi muscle?
    • A. 

      Closes eye

    • B. 

      Closes jaw

    • C. 

      Closes lips

    • D. 

      Extends head, neck

    • E. 

      Depresses angle of mouth

  • 13. 
    What is the action of the temporalis muscle?
    • A. 

      Closes eye

    • B. 

      Closes jaw

    • C. 

      Closes lips

    • D. 

      Extends head, neck

    • E. 

      Depresses angle of mouth

  • 14. 
    What is the action of the sternocleidomastoid muscle?
    • A. 

      Closes eye

    • B. 

      Closes jaw

    • C. 

      Closes lips

    • D. 

      Extends head, neck

    • E. 

      Depresses angle of mouth

    • F. 

      Rotates, extends head

  • 15. 
    What is the action of the Levator Labii Superioris muscle?
    • A. 

      Closes eye

    • B. 

      Elevates upper lip, nose

    • C. 

      Closes lips

    • D. 

      Extends head, neck

    • E. 

      Depresses angle of mouth

    • F. 

      Rotates, extends head

  • 16. 
    There are four pterygoids muscles with origin of inferior aspect of skull.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    What is the action of the Pterygoids muscle?
    • A. 

      Closes eye

    • B. 

      Elevates upper lip, nose

    • C. 

      Closes lips

    • D. 

      Medial closes jaw; lateral open jaw

    • E. 

      Depresses angle of mouth

    • F. 

      Depresses both eye lids

  • 18. 
    Which muscle has the action "depresses angle of mouth"?
    • A. 

      Depressor Angulioris

    • B. 

      Levator labii Superioris

    • C. 

      Buccinator

    • D. 

      Orbicularis oris

  • 19. 
    The insertion "extends head and neck" is associated with the temporalis muscle.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    What muscle is clearly shown to rotate and extends the  head?
    • A. 

      Zygomaticus

    • B. 

      Sternocleidomastoid

    • C. 

      Buccinator

    • D. 

      Pterygoids

    • E. 

      Occipitofrontalis

  • 21. 
    How many muscles have their insertion as the mandible?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 22. 
    The mastoid process is the origin of the sternocleidomastoid muscle.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    What muscle of the head and neck is observed in the image of Jim Carrey moving his lips?
    • A. 

      Occipitofrontalis

    • B. 

      Orbicularis oculi

    • C. 

      Orbicularis oris

    • D. 

      Temporalis

  • 24. 
    What is the name of muscle "A"?
    • A. 

      Temporalis

    • B. 

      Trapezius

    • C. 

      Buccinator

    • D. 

      Depressor Angulioris

  • 25. 
    What is the name of muscle "B"?
    • A. 

      Temporalis

    • B. 

      Trapezius

    • C. 

      Buccinator

    • D. 

      Depressor Angulioris

    • E. 

      Occipitofrontalis

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