Muscles Of The Lower Limb Quiz! Trivia

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Muscles Of The Lower Limb Quiz! Trivia

Are you familiar with the muscles of the lower limb? We often take the lower part of our body for granted. It is comprised of several complex anatomical parts working together in tandem with each other. Without them, we could not walk, jump, run, stand, or play. The lower extremities are divided into several parts, including the hip, thigh, knee, leg, ankle, and foot. If you want to learn more, try this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The main function of the iliopsoas (iliacus and Psoas major) is:
    • A. 

      Flexes thigh

    • B. 

      Rotates Thigh

    • C. 

      Abducts Thigh

    • D. 

      Adducts Thigh

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    The origin and action of the Sartorius muscle are:
    • A. 

      Anterior Superior Iliac Spine, medial rotation of thigh

    • B. 

      Anterior Inferior iliac spine, flex and laterally rotate thigh

    • C. 

      Anterior Superior Illiac Spine, flex and laterally rotate thigh

    • D. 

      Anterior Inferior iliac spine, flex and abduct thight

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    Origin and insertion of Rectus Femoris is:
    • A. 

      Anterior Superior Iliac Spine, Tibial Tuberosity

    • B. 

      Anterior Inferior Iliac Spine, Tibial Tuberosity

    • C. 

      Greater trochanter of femur, Tibial Tuberosity

    • D. 

      Anterior Inferior Iliac Spine, medial malleolus

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    The main action of the quadriceps femoris group (rectus femoris, vastus medialis, vastus lateralis, and vastus intermedius) is:
    • A. 

      Flexes thigh, extends leg

    • B. 

      Flexes thigh, flexes leg

    • C. 

      Extends thigh, extends leg

    • D. 

      Extends thing, flexes leg

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    The main actions of the medial adductors are:
    • A. 

      Abduction and lateral rotatation of thigh

    • B. 

      Adduction and lateral rotation of thigh

    • C. 

      Abduction and medial rotation of thigh

    • D. 

      Adduction and medial rotation of thigh

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    What is the major action(s) of the gluteus maximus?
    • A. 

      Extension of thigh

    • B. 

      Lateral rotation of thigh

    • C. 

      Abducts thigh

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    What is the major action of the hamstring group (biceps femoris, semitendinosus, semimembranosus)?
    • A. 

      Flexes thigh

    • B. 

      Extends leg

    • C. 

      Adducts leg

    • D. 

      Abducts leg

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    What are the actions of the tibialis anterior muscle?
    • A. 

      Dorsiflexion, eversion

    • B. 

      Dorsiflexion, inversion

    • C. 

      Plantar flexion, eversion

    • D. 

      Plantar flexion, inversion

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    What is the main action of the gastrocnemius muscle?
    • A. 

      Dorsiflexion

    • B. 

      Eversion

    • C. 

      Plantar flexion

    • D. 

      Inversion

    • E. 

      Mooing

  • 10. 
    The flexor digitorum longus has insertions on
    • A. 

      1st distal phalynx

    • B. 

      2nd distal phalynx

    • C. 

      3rd distal phalynx

    • D. 

      4th distal phalynx

    • E. 

      5th distal phalynx

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