Test Yourself About Muscles With Online Quiz

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Test Yourself About Muscles With Online Quiz

Do you know how many muscles are there in our body? What is the strongest muscle in the human body? Check out our online quiz to test yourself and learn interesting facts as you play.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the origin of the sternocleidomastoid?
    • A. 

      Sternum and Clavicle 

    • B. 

      Mastoid

    • C. 

      Xiphoid

    • D. 

      Iliac Crest 

  • 2. 
    What is the insertion of the sternocleidomastoid?
    • A. 

      Central tendon 

    • B. 

      Superior vertebral border of scapula 

    • C. 

      Mastoid 

    • D. 

      Xiphoid 

  • 3. 
    What is the action of the sternocleidomastoid?
    • A. 

      Cervical extension 

    • B. 

      Cervical flexion 

    • C. 

      Rotation same side 

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 4. 
    What is the sternocleidomastoid innervated by?
    • A. 

      Iliohypogastric, ilioinguinal, T8-T12 

    • B. 

      Accessory, C2-C3

    • C. 

      Intercostals 

    • D. 

      Dorsal scapular 

  • 5. 
    Where does the rectus abdominis originate?
    • A. 

      Pubic crest and symphysis 

    • B. 

      Lower 8 ribs

    • C. 

      Iliac Crest, inguinal ligament 

    • D. 

      Cartilage of last 6 ribs 

  • 6. 
    Where does the rectus abdominis insert?
    • A. 

      Xiphoid, linea alba 

    • B. 

      Cartilage of ribs 1-3 and xiphoid 

    • C. 

      Cartilage of ribs 5-7 and xiphoid

    • D. 

      Cartilage of last 3-4 ribs 

  • 7. 
    What is the action of the rectus abdominis?
    • A. 

      Compresses abdomen and flexes vertebral column

    • B. 

      Expands abdomen and extends vertebral column 

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4

    • E. 

      Option 5

  • 8. 
    What is the rectus abdominis innervated by?
    • A. 

      C2-C4

    • B. 

      T7-T12

    • C. 

      T8-T12

  • 9. 
    Where does the external oblique originate?
    • A. 

      Pubic crest and symphysis

    • B. 

      Iliac crest

    • C. 

      Lower 8 ribs 

    • D. 

      Inguinal ligament 

  • 10. 
    Where does the external oblique insert?
    • A. 

      Cartilage of ribs 5-7

    • B. 

      Iliac crest, linea alba 

    • C. 

      Cartilage of last 3 ribs 

    • D. 

      Cartilage of last 6 ribs 

  • 11. 
    What is the action of external oblique? 
    • A. 

      Together compress abdomen, singly laterally flex vertebral column 

    • B. 

      Singly laterally flex vertebral column 

  • 12. 
    What is the external oblique innervated by?
    • A. 

      T7-T12

    • B. 

      T7-T12, iliohypogastric 

    • C. 

      T8-T12

    • D. 

      Ilioinguinal 

  • 13. 
    Where does the internal oblique originate?
    • A. 

      Iliac crest, inguinal ligament 

    • B. 

      Iliac crest, inguinal ligament, cartilage of last 6 ribs 

    • C. 

      Cartilage of ribs 5-7 and xiphoid

    • D. 

      Pubic crest and symphysis 

  • 14. 
    Where does the internal oblique insert?
    • A. 

      Cartilage of first 3 ribs 

    • B. 

      Cartilage of last 3-4 ribs 

    • C. 

      Xiphoid, linea alba 

    • D. 

      Cartilage of ribs 5-7 and xiphoid 

  • 15. 
    What is the action of the internal oblique?
    • A. 

      Together compress abdomen, singly laterally flex vertebral column 

    • B. 

      Singly compress abdomen, together flex vertebral column 

  • 16. 
    What is the internal oblique innervated by?
    • A. 

      T8-T12, iliohypogastric, ilioinguinal 

    • B. 

      T7-T12

    • C. 

      Dorsal scapular 

    • D. 

      Thoracodorsal 

  • 17. 
    Where does the transversus abdominis originate?
    • A. 

      Pubic crest and symphysis 

    • B. 

      Iliac crest, inguinal ligament, cartilage of last 6 ribs 

    • C. 

      Cartilage of last 3-4 ribs 

    • D. 

      Xiphoid, cartilage of last 6 ribs 

  • 18. 
    Where does the transversus abdominis insert?
    • A. 

      Xiphoid, linea alba 

    • B. 

      Cartilage of last 3-4 ribs 

    • C. 

      Inferior border of rib below 

    • D. 

      Superior vertebral border of scapula 

  • 19. 
    WHat is the action of the transversus abdominis?
    • A. 

      Depress ribs

    • B. 

      Compress abdomen 

    • C. 

      Expand abdomen 

    • D. 

      Evelate scapula 

  • 20. 
    What is the transversus abdominis innervated by?
    • A. 

      T8-T12, iliohypogastric, ilioguinal 

    • B. 

      T7-T12, iliohypogastric 

    • C. 

      Accessory nerve

    • D. 

      Radial nerve 

  • 21. 
    Where does the diaphragm originate?
    • A. 

      Xiphoid

    • B. 

      Mastoid

    • C. 

      Occipital, spines c7-t12

    • D. 

      Superior c4-c5

  • 22. 
    Where does the diaphragm insert?
    • A. 

      Superior vertebral border of scapula

    • B. 

      Superior border of rib below 

    • C. 

      Central tendon 

    • D. 

      Vertebral border of scapula below spine 

  • 23. 
    What is the action of the diaphragm?
    • A. 

      Pulls central tendon increase thorax length during inspiration 

    • B. 

      Elevates ribs, increases thorax lateral and anteroposterior 

    • C. 

      Depresses ribs, decreases thorax lateral and anteroposterior 

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 24. 
    What is the diaphragm innervated by?
    • A. 

      Accessory nerve

    • B. 

      Radial nerve

    • C. 

      Phrenic nerve

    • D. 

      C3-C4

  • 25. 
    Where do the external intercostals originate?
    • A. 

      Superior border of rib below 

    • B. 

      Inferior border of ribs above 

    • C. 

      Spines t2-t5

    • D. 

      Superior c4-c5

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