Pelvic Appendicular Muscles Of A Cat

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Pelvic Appendicular Muscles Of A Cat

This quiz is designed to help students recognize the pelvic appendicular muscles of a cat. It will also help them learn the origins, insertions, and actions of these muscles.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    ID the muscle labeled "A".
    • A. 

      Sartorius

    • B. 

      Gracilis

    • C. 

      Biceps femoris

    • D. 

      Tensor fascia latae

  • 2. 
    This muscle originates at the symphysis of the ischium and the pubis and inserts on a thin aponeurosis on the medial surface of the tibia and continues with the fascia of the shank:
    • A. 

      Sartorius

    • B. 

      Adductor femoris

    • C. 

      Gracilis

    • D. 

      Tibialis cranialis

  • 3. 
    The muscle labeled "E" abducts the thigh and flexes the shank.  This muscle is known as the __________   __________  (2 words).
  • 4. 
    What is the origin of the biceps femoris muscle?
    • A. 

      Symphysis of the ischium and pubis

    • B. 

      Ischial tuberosity

    • C. 

      Crest of the ilium

    • D. 

      Femur

  • 5. 
    The semitendinosus inserts into the _______ . (which bone?)
  • 6. 
    What is the action of the muscle labeled "A"?
    • A. 

      Adducts the thigh

    • B. 

      Abducts the thigh and extends the shank

    • C. 

      Flexes the shank

    • D. 

      Extends the thigh

  • 7. 
    The adductor femoris, labeled "B" in the picture, inserts into the ________. (which bone?) 
  • 8. 
    ID the muscle labeled "D". (three words)
  • 9. 
    Of the four choices, which three help to make up the quadriceps complex?
    • A. 

      Vastus medialis

    • B. 

      Adductor longus

    • C. 

      Vastus lateralis

    • D. 

      Rectus femoris

  • 10. 
    ID the most medial of the quadriceps muscles, labeled "D".
    • A. 

      Vastus medialis

    • B. 

      Vastus lateralis

    • C. 

      Rectus femoris

    • D. 

      Vastus intermedius

  • 11. 
    This muscle originates at the proximal end of the tibia and the fibula and is involved in flexin the pes: ___________   ___________ (two words)
  • 12. 
    Choose the correct action of the muscle labeled "A".
    • A. 

      Extends the pes

    • B. 

      Flexes toes and pes

    • C. 

      Flexes and medially rotates the leg

    • D. 

      Extends the pes

  • 13. 
    The tibialis caudalis, labeled "C" in the picture, lies between which two muscles? (choose both muscles)
    • A. 

      Flexor digitorum longus

    • B. 

      Flexor digitorum brevis

    • C. 

      Extensor digitorum brevis

    • D. 

      Flexor hallucis longus

  • 14. 
    The gastrocnemius muscle, which comprises most of the bulky posterior muscle mass of the shank, is commonly known as the ________ muscle.
  • 15. 
    The action of the muscle labeled "A" is to ______ the pes.
    • A. 

      Adduct

    • B. 

      Flex

    • C. 

      Extend

    • D. 

      Abduct

  • 16. 
    The soleus muscle is located beneath the _________ muscle.
  • 17. 
    The action of the gluteus maximus is to:
    • A. 

      Adduct the thigh

    • B. 

      Abduct the thigh

    • C. 

      Rotate the thigh

    • D. 

      Retract the thigh

  • 18. 
    ID the muscle labeled "A".
  • 19. 
    The gluteus medius has the same insertion point as the:
    • A. 

      Caudofemoralis

    • B. 

      Tensor fascia latae

    • C. 

      Biceps femoris

    • D. 

      Gluteus maximus

  • 20. 
    ID the muscle labeled "B".