Quiz: Muscles And Fasciae Of The Lower Limb

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Are you well aware of the human anatomy? Do you also know about every muscle and fasciae of the lower limb? If yes, play this quiz and evaluate yourself. This questionnaire covers the muscles and fasciae of the human pelvic girdles, thighs, legs, and feet. Basically, a fascia (singular) is a band or thin casing of connecting tissue that surrounds every organ of the body. Let's test your knowledge with this lower limb of the human body with this quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where does the iliopsoas muscle attach?
    • A. 

      To the greater trochanter of the femur

    • B. 

      To the gluteal tuberosity of the femur

    • C. 

      To the lesser trochanter of the femur

    • D. 

      To the inguinal ligament and iliopubic eminence

  • 2. 
    What is the action of the iliopsoas muscle?
    • A. 

      Extends the thigh at the hip joint; when the lower limb is steady, the muscle extends the trunk

    • B. 

      Abducts and medially rotates the thigh

    • C. 

      Abducts and laterally rotates the thigh

    • D. 

      Flexes the thigh at the hip joint; when the lower limb is steady, the muscle flexes the pelvis with the trunk forward

  • 3. 
    What is the insertion of the obturator internus muscle?
    • A. 

      The lesser trochanter of the femur

    • B. 

      The trochanteric fossa of the femur

    • C. 

      The gluteal tuberosity of the femur

    • D. 

      The pubic symphysis

  • 4. 
    What is the action of the obturator internus muscle?
    • A. 

      Adducts the thigh

    • B. 

      Extends the thigh

    • C. 

      Laterally rotates and abducts the thigh

    • D. 

      Flexes the thigh

  • 5. 
    The obturator internus muscle passes from the pelvic cavity onto the gluteal region through:
    • A. 

      The lesser sciatic foramen

    • B. 

      The greater sciatic foramen

    • C. 

      The lacuna musculorum

    • D. 

      The lacuna vasorum

  • 6. 
    What muscles belong to posterior muscles of the pelvic girdle?
    • A. 

      Psoas minor

    • B. 

      Gluteus maximus

    • C. 

      Piriformis

    • D. 

      Iliacus

    • E. 

      Obturator internus

    • F. 

      Tensor fasciae latae

    • G. 

      Iliopsoas

    • H. 

      Superior and inferior gemellus

  • 7. 
    What is the principal action of the medial group of the muscles of the thigh?
    • A. 

      Adduct the thigh

    • B. 

      Abduct the thigh

    • C. 

      Flex the thigh

    • D. 

      Extend the thigh

  • 8. 
    Select all muscles of the medial group of muscles of the thigh.
    • A. 

      Adductor longus

    • B. 

      Adductor magnus

    • C. 

      Gastrocnemius

    • D. 

      Plantaris

    • E. 

      Gracilis

    • F. 

      Sartorius

    • G. 

      Adductor brevis

    • H. 

      Pectineus

  • 9. 
    Where does the gastrocnemius muscle originate?
    • A. 

      By two heads from the lateral and medial condyles of the tibia

    • B. 

      By two heads from the posterior surface of the tibia and fibula

    • C. 

      By two heads from the lateral and medial condyles of the femur

    • D. 

      From the fibula by the lateral and medial heads

  • 10. 
    What anatomical structure is formed by fusing the tendon of the gastrocnemius muscle with the tendon of the soleus muscle?
    • A. 

      The common tendon of the posterior group of muscles of the leg

    • B. 

      The common tendon of the deep layer of the posterior group of muscles of the leg

    • C. 

      The calcaneal (Achilles) tendon

    • D. 

      The lateral and medial synovial bursae of the gastrocnemius muscle

  • 11. 
    What is the general function of the posterior group of muscles of the leg
    • A. 

      Flexors

    • B. 

      Extensors

    • C. 

      Abductors

    • D. 

      Adductors

  • 12. 
    Select the muscles that are attached (inserted) to the tibial tuberosity?
    • A. 

      Quadriceps femoris

    • B. 

      Plantaris

    • C. 

      Sartorius

    • D. 

      Gracilis

    • E. 

      Biceps femoris

    • F. 

      Biceps femoris

    • G. 

      Biceps femoris

    • H. 

      Semitendinosus

    • I. 

      Semimembranosus

    • J. 

      Abductor magnus

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