Test Your Knowledge On The Structures Of The Shoulder Region

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 71

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Human Anatomy Quizzes & Trivia

The shoulders are charged with aiding us in movement and it consists of eight muscles in total. Over the past few weeks in anatomy class we have been able to cover some of the factors that help the shoulders meet their functions. Why don’t you attempt the following quiz to test your knowledge on the structures of the shoulder region? All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The bones that make up the acromioclavicular joint are:
    • A. 

      Clavicle and humerus

    • B. 

      Scapula and humerus

    • C. 

      Scapula and clavicle

    • D. 

      Ribs and humerus

  • 2. 
    The glenohumeral joint is a:
    • A. 

      Ball and socket joint

    • B. 

      Hinge joint

    • C. 

      Saddle joint

    • D. 

      Gliding Joint

  • 3. 
    Which joint isn't found in the shoulder region?
    • A. 

      Glenohumeral joint

    • B. 

      Scapulothoracic joint

    • C. 

      Radioulnar joint

    • D. 

      Sternoclavicular joint

  • 4. 
    The four muscles of the rotator cuff are:
    • A. 

      Teres major, infraspinatus, subscapularis and supraspinatus

    • B. 

      Supraspinatus, deltoid, teres minor and teres major

    • C. 

      Biceps brachii, triceps brachii, deltoid and supraspinatus

    • D. 

      Teres minor, infraspinatus, subscapularis and supraspinatus

  • 5. 
    The posterior fibres of the deltoid:
    • A. 

      Flexes, abducts and internally rotates the shoulder

    • B. 

      Extends, horizontally adducts and externally rotates the shoulder

    • C. 

      Extends, horizontally abducts and externally rotates the shoulder

    • D. 

      Flexes, extends and abducts the shoulder

  • 6. 
    What is the most powerful superficial muscle on the back?
    • A. 

      Trapezius

    • B. 

      Latissimus dorsi

    • C. 

      The rotator cuff

    • D. 

      Rhomboids

  • 7. 
    Which muscles attach onto the coracoid process?
    • A. 

      Pectoralis major

    • B. 

      Pectoralis minor

    • C. 

      Biceps brachii

    • D. 

      Coracobrachialis

  • 8. 
    Which muscles attach onto the clavicle? 
    • A. 

      Deltoid

    • B. 

      Biceps brachii

    • C. 

      Pectoralis major

    • D. 

      Rhomboids

  • 9. 
    Which muscles attach onto the spine?
    • A. 

      Levator scapula

    • B. 

      Rhomboids

    • C. 

      Infraspinatus

    • D. 

      Deltoid

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