Gross Anatomy Questions! Hardest Trivia Quiz

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Gross Anatomy Questions! Hardest Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What muscle is responsible for protecting the carotid artery? 
  • 2. 
    Check the following function(s) for the trapezius muscle.
    • A. 

      Elevates Scapula

    • B. 

      Superior Rotation

    • C. 

      Inferior Rotation

    • D. 

      Retraction of Scapula

    • E. 

      Depression of Scapula

  • 3. 
    Where on the scapula does the levator scapulae attach?
  • 4. 
    Out of all the suboccipital muscles, one is primarily responsible for rotating the atlas (C2) and thus turning the head.  Name this muscle.
  • 5. 
    Name one of the functions of the supraspinatus muscle.
  • 6. 
    The superior fibers of the trapezius attach to the medial part of the skull, upper cervical spinous processes, and lateral 3rd of the clavicle and acromion.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    What innervates all of the suboccipital triangle muscles?
  • 8. 
    What supplies blood to all of the suboccipital triangle muscles?
  • 9. 
    Which muscle helps extend the vertebral column by 'connecting' all of the transverse processes of the vertebral column?
  • 10. 
    Which spinal erector muscle runs all the way from the iliac crest to the mastoid process?
  • 11. 
    What nerve innervates the longissimus, iliocostalis, and spinalis muscles?
  • 12. 
    Name the Spinal Erector Muscles.
    • A. 

      Illiocostalis, Longissimus, Rotatores

    • B. 

      Longissimus, Illiocostalis, Spinalis

    • C. 

      Illiocostalis, Longissimus,Multifidus

    • D. 

      Spinalis, Interspinals, Intertransversarri

  • 13. 
    The Posterior Belly of the Omohyoid muscle moves and stabilizes the hyoid during swallowing. Name the attachments.
  • 14. 
    What innervates the sternocleidomastoid?
  • 15. 
    Name the vertebrae that the multifidus spans (transverse processes-> spinous processes)?
  • 16. 
    What muscle is responsible for holding the scapula against the thoracic wall?  
  • 17. 
    Which muscle abducts the arm the first 15 degrees as well as rotates medially?
  • 18. 
    The Subclavius attaches from the which part of the clavicle to the costal cartilage of which rib?  
    • A. 

      Lateral 3rd- 2nd rib

    • B. 

      Middle 3rd- 1st rib

    • C. 

      Proximal 3rd- 1st rib

    • D. 

      Lateral 3rd - 1st rib

  • 19. 
    Check the muscles of the rotator cuff.
    • A. 

      Deltoid

    • B. 

      Infraspinatus

    • C. 

      Supraspinatus

    • D. 

      Subscapularis

    • E. 

      Teres Major

    • F. 

      Teres Minor

    • G. 

      Gluteus Maximus

  • 20. 
    What muscle can adduct the arm and rotate laterally?
  • 21. 
    Which muscle aids in respiration by expanding the rib cage downward?
  • 22. 
    Check the deltoid attachments
    • A. 

      Acromion

    • B. 

      Scapular spine

    • C. 

      Deltoid tuberosity of humerous

    • D. 

      Greater tubercule of humerous

    • E. 

      Medial scapular border

    • F. 

      Clavicle

    • G. 

      Transverse Process of C2

  • 23. 
    What function(s) do the pectoralis major perform?
    • A. 

      Adduction

    • B. 

      Abduction

    • C. 

      Medial rotation of arm

    • D. 

      Lateral rotation of arm

    • E. 

      Extension

    • F. 

      Flexion

  • 24. 
    Which muscle attaches to the coracoid process of the scapula to the costal cartilage of the 3rd-5th ribs?  Its function is to depress and protract the scapula?
  • 25. 
    Which muscle attaches to the subscapular fossa of the scapula to the lesser tubercle of the humerus?
  • 26. 
    Teres major rotates laterally, teres minor rotates medially.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 27. 
    Vertebrae "piece together" with each other by means?
  • 28. 
    What distinguishes a cervical vertebrae?
    • A. 

      Big Body, large vertebral foramina

    • B. 

      Transverse Foramina, Large vertebral foramina, small body

    • C. 

      Spineous Processes, Articulator Processes, Narrow vertebral foramina

    • D. 

      Transverse Process Articulations, Large Vertebral Foramina, Small Body

  • 29. 
    What is the name of the synovial fluid-filled sac that sits below the acromion but above the anatomical neck of the humerus?
  • 30. 
    What vertebrae contain the "dens"? and a prominent spinous process?
  • 31. 
    Which vertebrae LACKS a spineous process?
  • 32. 
    How many vertebrae are in the human column?
    • A. 

      30

    • B. 

      33

    • C. 

      32

    • D. 

      31

  • 33. 
    What innervates the pectoralis major?
  • 34. 
    What strange muscle has no other function than to draw the skin of the neck upwards?
  • 35. 
    Which muscle attaches to the intertubercular groove of the humerus from the iliac crest and lumbar aponeurosis?
  • 36. 
    This muscle is responsible for raising the first two ribs, and not surprisingly it attaches to the first two ribs from the transverse processes of C2-C7.  Name this muscle.
  • 37. 
    What protective layer of the spinal cord is the tough outer shell?
  • 38. 
    The spinal cord has a space that is filled with cerebrospinal fluid that acts as a shock absorber.  Name this space.
  • 39. 
    What artery gives rise to the thoracodorsal and scapular circumflex artery?
  • 40. 
    What artery gives rise to (4) branches : Clavicular, Acromial, Pectoralis, Deltoid
  • 41. 
    The Trapezius muscle attached at its most superior part, to the medial part of the skull. What spinous processes does it span?
  • 42. 
    The Rhomboid Minor spans the spineous processes of __-___
  • 43. 
    The Rhomboid Major spans from spineous processes of __-___
  • 44. 
    The Serratus Posterior Superior spans the vertebral spineous proceeses ___-___
  • 45. 
    The Serratus Posterior inferior spans from spineous processes ___-___  and ribs 8-12
  • 46. 
    The Levator Scapulae attaches to the superior part of the medial border of the scapula.  It raises the scapulae and rotates the scapula inferiorly.  Which transverse processes is it attached to ?  ___-____