The Ultimate Test On Human Physiology And Anatomy

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The Ultimate Test On Human Physiology And Anatomy

Physiology is the study of the human body's functions, whereas anatomy is the study of the structure and relationship between body parts. So, what else do you know about this topic? Let's find out with this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following ligaments attaches to the acromion process?
    • A. 

      Coracoacromial

    • B. 

      Coracohumeral

    • C. 

      Supraspinous

    • D. 

      Anterior longitudinal 

  • 2. 
    Which ligament runs down the posterior of the vertebral bodies?
    • A. 

      Posterior longitudinal

    • B. 

      Supraspinous

    • C. 

      Anterior longitudinal 

    • D. 

      Ligamentum flavum

  • 3. 
    Which muscle abducts the scapula?
    • A. 

      Serratus anterior

    • B. 

      Biceps brachii

    • C. 

      Trapezius

    • D. 

      Pectoralis major

  • 4. 
    Which muscle has an attachment at the deltoid tuberosity?
    • A. 

      Deltoid

    • B. 

      Coracobrachialis

    • C. 

      Biceps brachii

    • D. 

      Triceps brachii

  • 5. 
    What is the distal attachment of the coracobrachialis?
    • A. 

      Medial surface of mid-numeral shaft

    • B. 

      Coracoid process of the scapula

    • C. 

      Olecranon process of the ulna

    • D. 

      Tuberosity of the radius

  • 6. 
    Which of the following muscles is involved in flexion of the elbow?
    • A. 

      Biceps brachii

    • B. 

      Triceps brachii

    • C. 

      Deltoid

    • D. 

      Trapezius

  • 7. 
    Which of the following muscles is involved in flexion of the glenohumeral joint?
    • A. 

      Pectoralis major

    • B. 

      Triceps brachii

    • C. 

      Serratus anterior

    • D. 

      Latissimus dorsi

  • 8. 
    The latissimus dorsi is involved in which movement at the glenohumeral joint?
    • A. 

      Medial rotation

    • B. 

      Lateral rotation

    • C. 

      Abduction

    • D. 

      Flexion

  • 9. 
    In which part of the spine, is the atlas located?
    • A. 

      Cervical

    • B. 

      Thoracic

    • C. 

      Lumbar

    • D. 

      Sacral

  • 10. 
    Which vertebrae is located directly inferior to the atlas?
    • A. 

      Axis

    • B. 

      Occiput

    • C. 

      T2

    • D. 

      T1

  • 11. 
    The atlantoaxial joint is formed between which two vertebrae?
    • A. 

      C1-C2

    • B. 

      C7-T1

    • C. 

      T12-L1

    • D. 

      L5-S1

  • 12. 
    Which of the following muscles attaches to transverse processes of C1-C4?
    • A. 

      Levator scapulae

    • B. 

      Serratus posterior superior

    • C. 

      Trapezius

    • D. 

      Rhomboid minor

  • 13. 
    Which of the following rotator cuff muscles does NOT attach to the greater tubercle of the humerus?
    • A. 

      Subscapularis

    • B. 

      Infraspinatus

    • C. 

      Supraspinatus

    • D. 

      Teres minor

  • 14. 
    Which of the following muscles is considered part of the rotator cuff?
    • A. 

      Teres minor

    • B. 

      Teres major

    • C. 

      Deltoid

    • D. 

      Latissimus dorsi

  • 15. 
    Which of the following muscles has the most distal attachment?
    • A. 

      Triceps brachii

    • B. 

      Coracobrachialis 

    • C. 

      Deltoid

    • D. 

      Supraspinatus

  • 16. 
    Which of the following pairs of muscles are synergistic?
    • A. 

      Deltoid & Supraspinatus

    • B. 

      Teres major & Rhomboids

    • C. 

      Deltoid & Infraspinatus

    • D. 

      Subscapularis & Supraspinatus

  • 17. 
    Which of the following muscles is involved in abduction of the shoulder?
    • A. 

      Supraspinatus

    • B. 

      Infraspinatus

    • C. 

      Pectoralis major

    • D. 

      Teres minor

  • 18. 
    Where does the latissimus dorsi attach on the humerus?
    • A. 

      Intertubercular groove

    • B. 

      Greater trochanter

    • C. 

      Lesser trochanter

    • D. 

      Deltoid tuberosity

  • 19. 
    Which head of the triceps brachii attaches to the scapula?
    • A. 

      Long head

    • B. 

      Lateral head

    • C. 

      Medial head

    • D. 

      Short head

  • 20. 
    Which muscle is an antagonist to itself?
    • A. 

      Trapezius

    • B. 

      Serratus anterior

    • C. 

      Pectoralis minor

    • D. 

      Levator scapula

  • 21. 
    Which muscle is involved in protraction of the scapula?
    • A. 

      Serratus anterior

    • B. 

      Rhomboids

    • C. 

      Trapezius

    • D. 

      Biceps brachii

  • 22. 
    The rhomboids perform which of the actions of the scapula
    • A. 

      Adduction

    • B. 

      Upward rotation

    • C. 

      Abduction

    • D. 

      Depression

  • 23. 
    Rotation of the trunk to the left, engages which of the following muscles on the left side of the body?
    • A. 

      Internal oblique

    • B. 

      External oblique

    • C. 

      Pectoralis major

    • D. 

      Rectus abdominus

  • 24. 
    What is the proximal attachment of the short head of the biceps brachii?
    • A. 

      Coracoid process

    • B. 

      Supraglenoid tubercle of the scapula

    • C. 

      Infraglenoid tubercle of the scapula

    • D. 

      Medial surface of mid-numeral shaft

  • 25. 
    When contracting bilaterally, the erector spinal muscles perform what action of the spine?
    • A. 

      Extension

    • B. 

      Flexion

    • C. 

      Lateral Flexion

    • D. 

      Rotation

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