Origin, Insertion, And Action Of Muscles Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are the points of origin and insertion for the LATISSIMUS DORSI muscle?
    • A. 

      Thoracic Vertebrae

    • B. 

      Thoraco Lumbar Fasciae

    • C. 

      Scapula

    • D. 

      Humerus

  • 2. 
    The PECTORALIS muscle originates in the sternum and inserts in the ______.
    • A. 

      Scapula

    • B. 

      Humerus

    • C. 

      Ribs

  • 3. 
    The SUPRASPINATUS muscle originates from the _____ and inserts in the _______.
    • A. 

      Scapula / Humerus

    • B. 

      Humerus / Scapula

    • C. 

      Sternum / Scapula

  • 4. 
    The INFRASPINATUS muscle originates from the _____ and inserts in the _______.
    • A. 

      Scapula / Humerus

    • B. 

      Humerus / Scapula

    • C. 

      Sternum / Scapula

  • 5. 
    The rhomboideus muscle originates from the _____ and inserts in the _______.
    • A. 

      Vertebrae / Scapula

    • B. 

      Scapula / Vertebrae

    • C. 

      Vertebrae / Sternum

  • 6. 
    The SERRATUS VENTRALIS  muscle originates from the _____ and inserts in the _______.
    • A. 

      Ribs / Scapula

    • B. 

      Scapula / Vertebrae

    • C. 

      Scapula / Ribs

  • 7. 
    The TRICEPS BRACHII (LONG HEAD) muscle originates from the _____ and inserts in the _______.
    • A. 

      Scapula / Ulna

    • B. 

      Scapula / Radius

    • C. 

      Scapula / Humerus

  • 8. 
    The TRICEPS BRACHII (LATERAL HEAD) muscle originates from the _____ and inserts in the _______.
    • A. 

      Humerus / Ulna

    • B. 

      Humerus / Radius

    • C. 

      Scapula / Humerus

  • 9. 
    The TRICEPS BRACHII (MEDIAL HEAD) muscle originates from the _____ and inserts in the _______.
    • A. 

      Humerus / Ulna

    • B. 

      Humerus / Radius

    • C. 

      Scapula / Humerus

  • 10. 
    The BICEPS BRACHII (BOTH HEADS) muscle originates from the _____ and inserts in the _______.
    • A. 

      Humerus / Ulna

    • B. 

      Humerus / Radius

    • C. 

      Scapula / Radius

  • 11. 
    The action of the LATISSIMUS DORSI muscle is to...
    • A. 

      Retract the arm.

    • B. 

      Adduct the arm.

    • C. 

      Protract the arm.

    • D. 

      Rotate the art.

  • 12. 
    The action of the PECTORALIS muscle is to...
    • A. 

      Retract the arm.

    • B. 

      Adduct the arm.

    • C. 

      Protract the arm.

    • D. 

      Rotate the art.

  • 13. 
    The action of the SUPRASPINATUS muscle is to...
    • A. 

      Retract the arm.

    • B. 

      Adduct the arm.

    • C. 

      Protract the arm.

    • D. 

      Rotate the art.

  • 14. 
    The action of the INFRASPINATUS muscle is to...
    • A. 

      Retract the arm.

    • B. 

      Adduct the arm.

    • C. 

      Protract the arm.

    • D. 

      Rotate the art.

  • 15. 
    The action of the rhomboideus muscle is to...
    • A. 

      Hold the scapula in place.

    • B. 

      Rotates the scapulae and forms a sling by which weight is transferred to the pectoral girdle.

    • C. 

      Protract the arm.

    • D. 

      Rotate the art.

  • 16. 
    The action of the SERRATUS VENTRALIS  muscle is to...
    • A. 

      Hold the scapula in place.

    • B. 

      Rotates the scapulae and forms a sling by which weight is transferred to the pectoral girdle.

    • C. 

      Protract the arm.

    • D. 

      Rotate the art.

  • 17. 
    The action of the TRICEPS BRACHII (LONG HEAD) muscle is to...
    • A. 

      Hold the scapula in place.

    • B. 

      Rotates the scapulae and forms a sling by which weight is transferred to the pectoral girdle.

    • C. 

      Extend the forearm.

    • D. 

      Flex the forearm.

  • 18. 
    The action of the TRICEPS BRACHII (LATERAL HEAD) muscle is to...
    • A. 

      Hold the scapula in place.

    • B. 

      Rotates the scapulae and forms a sling by which weight is transferred to the pectoral girdle.

    • C. 

      Extend the forearm.

    • D. 

      Flex the forearm.

  • 19. 
    The action of the TRICEPS BRACHII (MEDIAL HEAD) muscle is to...
    • A. 

      Hold the scapula in place.

    • B. 

      Rotates the scapulae and forms a sling by which weight is transferred to the pectoral girdle.

    • C. 

      Extend the forearm.

    • D. 

      Flex the forearm.

  • 20. 
    The action of the BICEPS BRACHII (BOTH HEADS) muscle is to...
    • A. 

      Hold the scapula in place.

    • B. 

      Rotates the scapulae and forms a sling by which weight is transferred to the pectoral girdle.

    • C. 

      Extend the forearm.

    • D. 

      Flex the forearm.

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