Learn About Nerves Of The Thorax! Trivia Quiz

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Do you wish to learn about the nerves of the thorax? The thorax also provides protection for the heart, lungs, and viscera it is located between the abdomen and the neck. I have prepared a quiz that will help you to learn more about this part of the body. Give it a try and keep a lookout for others like it!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The medial pectoral nerve innervates which muscle/muscles?
    • A. 

      Pectoralis major

    • B. 

      Pectoralis minor

    • C. 

      Pectoralis major and minor

  • 2. 
    The medial pectoral nerve begins its course by traveling in front of the superior part of the axillary artery.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which plexus do the medial and lateral pectoral nerves originate from?
    • A. 

      Cervical plexus

    • B. 

      Brachial plexus

    • C. 

      Lumbar plexus

  • 4. 
    The lateral pectoral nerve arises superiorly to the pectoralis minor muscle.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Which muscles do the intercostal nerves run between?
    • A. 

      Serratus anterior muscle and external intercostal muscle

    • B. 

      External intercostal muscle and internal intercostal muscle

    • C. 

      Internal intercostal muscle and innermost intercostal muscle

  • 6. 
    The intercostal nerves originate from spinal nerves T1-T5 only.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The left and right phrenic nerves give rise to the left and right recurrent laryngeal nerves.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The phrenic nerves innervate the diaphragm.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Which cranial nerve is the vagus nerve?
    • A. 

      Cranial nerve VII

    • B. 

      Cranial nerve VIII

    • C. 

      Cranial nerve IX

    • D. 

      Cranial nerve X

  • 10. 
    The two sympathetic nerve chains run either side of the vertebral column.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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