Quiz: Muscles Of The Trunk!

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Quiz: Muscles Of The Trunk!

Below is a quiz on the Muscles of the Trunk. It is perfectly designed for those of us who think they know everything about the human body. Do you think that you have what it tackle to tackle this one in particular? Do give it a shot and get to see just how well you will do. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The difference between the internal and external obliques are:
    • A. 

      The internal obliques rotate the spine towards the same side.

    • B. 

      The internal obliques rotate the spine towards the opposite side.

    • C. 

      The external obliques laterally flex the spine towards the same side.

    • D. 

      The external obliques laterally flex the spine towards the opposite side.

  • 2. 
    The external obliques compress and supports the abdominal organs, rotates the trunk, flexes the trunk and:
    • A. 

      Assists in exhalation.

    • B. 

      Assists in inhalation.

    • C. 

      Laterally flexes the trunk.

    • D. 

      Elevates the 1st rib.

  • 3. 
    Rectus abdominis is responsible for:
    • A. 

      Extending the trunk.

    • B. 

      Flexing the trunk.

    • C. 

      Rotating the trunk.

    • D. 

      Stabilising the pelvis.

  • 4. 
    The diaphragm is responsible for compressing the thoracic cavity during exhalation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The deepest abdominal muscle is:
    • A. 

      External oblique

    • B. 

      Internal oblique

    • C. 

      Rectus abdominis

    • D. 

      Transverse abdominis

  • 6. 
    The erector spinae muscles of the trunk are:
    • A. 

      Iliocostalis, diaphragm and transverse abdominis.

    • B. 

      Diaphragm, transverse abdominis and rectus abdominis.

    • C. 

      Iliocostalis, longissimus, and spinalis.

    • D. 

      Spinalis, longissimus and intercostals.

  • 7. 
    The multifidus are present in all segments of the spine and are responsible for extending and rotating the spine.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Which portion of serratus posterior elevates the ribs during inhalation? 
    • A. 

      Inferior

    • B. 

      Superior