Ulnar Nerve Pathways Quiz

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Ulnar Nerve Pathways Quiz

The ulnar nerve starts from the brachial plexus and the quiz below contains questions related to the pathway it follows through the body. How well do you understand the nerve and its path? Take up the quiz and find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    At the elbow, the nerve goes ______ to the _______ epicondyle of the humerus and _________ to the olecranon process
    • A. 

      Posterior, lateral, medial

    • B. 

      Posterior, medial, medial

    • C. 

      Anterior, medial, lateral

    • D. 

      Anterior, lateral, lateral

  • 2. 
    What muscle does the nerve them follow between and deep to?
    • A. 

      Extensor carpi ulnaris

    • B. 

      Flexor carpi ulnaris

    • C. 

      Extensor carpi radialis longus

    • D. 

      Flexor carpi radialis

  • 3. 
    The nerve then continues over carpal tunnel between which two structures
    • A. 

      Hook of hamate

    • B. 

      Scaphoid tubercle

    • C. 

      Listers tubercle

    • D. 

      Pisiform

  • 4. 
    The nerve then divides into _______ and ______ and continues into the fingers and hand
    • A. 

      Superficial and lateral

    • B. 

      Deep and medial

    • C. 

      Deep and lateral

    • D. 

      Superficial and deep

  • 5. 
    Select all the muscles that are innervated by the Ulnar nerve
    • A. 

      Extensor carpi ulnaris

    • B. 

      Flexor carpi ulnaris

    • C. 

      Flexor digitorum profundus

    • D. 

      Extensor digitorum

    • E. 

      Hypothenar muscles

    • F. 

      Abductor pollicis

    • G. 

      Pronator teres

    • H. 

      Thenar eminence

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