Pelvic Girdle And Lower Limb

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Lower Limb Quizzes & Trivia

Questions to revise - lectures on lower limbs, hip/pelvic girdle and foot


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is NOT an origin of gluteus maximus?
    • A. 

      Iliac crest

    • B. 

      Posterior gluteal line

    • C. 

      ASIS

    • D. 

      Sacrum

    • E. 

      Coccyx

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is NOT true of the psoas minor?
    • A. 

      Originates at sides of T12-L1

    • B. 

      Inserts at lesser trochanter

    • C. 

      Inserts at the pectineal line

    • D. 

      Produces hip flexion

    • E. 

      Inserts at the iliopectineal eminence

  • 3. 
    Which of the following innervated sartorius
    • A. 

      Tibail nerve

    • B. 

      Obturator nerve

    • C. 

      Femoral nerve

    • D. 

      Anterior rami

    • E. 

      Common fibular nerve

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is NOT an action of pectineus?
    • A. 

      Hip flexion

    • B. 

      Hip medial rotation

    • C. 

      Hip adduction

    • D. 

      Knee flexion

    • E. 

      Hip internal rotation

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is NOT true of semimembranosus?
    • A. 

      Originates at the ischial tuberosity

    • B. 

      Inserts on the medial condyle of knee

    • C. 

      Flexes the knee

    • D. 

      Innervated by the tibial nerve

    • E. 

      Inserts at pes ancerineus

  • 6. 
    Which of the following can produce hip extension
    • A. 

      Pectineus

    • B. 

      Adductor longus

    • C. 

      Adductor brevis

    • D. 

      Adductor magnus

    • E. 

      Gracilius

  • 7. 
    Quadratus femoris inserts on what structure of the hip?
    • A. 

      Greater trochanter

    • B. 

      Lesser trochanter

    • C. 

      Trochanteric fossa

    • D. 

      Quadrate tubercle

    • E. 

      Linea aspera

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is NOT true of the gluteus minimus?
    • A. 

      Originates on the lateral ilium

    • B. 

      Inserts on the iliotibial band

    • C. 

      Innervated by the inferior gluteal nerve

    • D. 

      Abducts hip

    • E. 

      Can medially and laterally rotate the hip

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is NOT true of piriformis?
    • A. 

      Originates on the lateral sacral surface

    • B. 

      Inserts on greater trochanter

    • C. 

      Innervated by ventral rami

    • D. 

      Medially rotates the hip

    • E. 

      May both abduct and adduct the hip

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is NOT true of the dermatomes?
    • A. 

      Lateral aspect of the foot is S1

    • B. 

      Lateral leg is L5

    • C. 

      Hip is L2

    • D. 

      Posterior thigh is S2

    • E. 

      Anterior knee is L3

  • 11. 
    Which is not true of the medial meniscus?
    • A. 

      It is more O shaped

    • B. 

      Is acts as a shock absorber

    • C. 

      It anchors anteriorly

    • D. 

      It anchors posteriors

    • E. 

      It anchors medially

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is not true of the lateral co-lateral ligament?
    • A. 

      It is seperate from the joint capsule

    • B. 

      It is commonly injuried during ACL ruptures

    • C. 

      It inserts on the fibular head

    • D. 

      It resists lateral shear of tibia on femur

    • E. 

      It is cord like in its structure

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is NOT true of the anterior colateral ligament?
    • A. 

      Its fibres run posterior to anterior

    • B. 

      Its fibres run lateral to medial

    • C. 

      Its fibres run superior to inferior

    • D. 

      It resists posterior shear of the tibia

    • E. 

      It cannot heal itself

  • 14. 
    Which nerve innervates the anterior compartment of the thigh?
    • A. 

      Femoral nerve

    • B. 

      Tibial nerve

    • C. 

      Obturator nerve

    • D. 

      Common fibular nerve

    • E. 

      Inferior gluteal

  • 15. 
    Which of the following it NOT true of the vastus medialis?
    • A. 

      It is involved in stabilising the knee

    • B. 

      It resists the lateral pull of the quad group

    • C. 

      Ot often rapidly wastes during injury

    • D. 

      It opposes the Q angle

    • E. 

      It flexs the knee

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is NOT an origin of the vastus medialis?
    • A. 

      Distal 1/2 of the intertrochanteric line

    • B. 

      Medial linea aspera

    • C. 

      Proximal 2/3 of the medial supracondylar ridge

    • D. 

      Inferior to the greater trochanter

    • E. 

      Tendon of adductor magnus

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is NOT an action of the rectus femoris?
    • A. 

      Hip flexion

    • B. 

      Knee extension

    • C. 

      Hip lateral rotation

    • D. 

      Hip medial rotation

    • E. 

      Hip abduction

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is NOT true of Popliteus?
    • A. 

      Originates on the lateral femoral condyle

    • B. 

      Originates on the arcuate ligaments

    • C. 

      Medially rotates the femur

    • D. 

      Originates on the knee capsule

    • E. 

      Inserts on the posterior and proximal tibia

  • 19. 
    Which of the following is NOT true of popliteus?
    • A. 

      It unlocks the knee by countering femoral medial rotation

    • B. 

      It produces relative femoral lateral rotation

    • C. 

      Assists the ACL in resisting posterior tibial glide

    • D. 

      It flexes the knee

    • E. 

      It produces medial rotation of the femur

  • 20. 
    Which of the following originates at the AIIS (anterior inferior iliac spine)
    • A. 

      Sartorius

    • B. 

      Rectus femoris

    • C. 

      Tensor fascia latae

    • D. 

      Vastus medialis

    • E. 

      None of the above

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