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Gross Anatomy of Muscular System Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. If someone is doing a sit-up exercise, then what is happening on the muscular level?

Question 2 2. Consider a person who has lost the ability to wrinkle his forehead. Which of the following muscles may be the cause of the problem?

Question 3 3. Consider a person bending to the side. If they experience pain, which of the following muscles would most likely be injured?

Question 4 4. The pectoralis major is involved in the bench press exercise in which the arms flex towards the middle of the body. This muscle is proximally attached to the shoulder via the clavicle and chest via the sternum, while distally attached to the humerus. Identify the origin and insertion of the muscle respectfully.

Question 5 5. If a body builder is working hard to develop their six-pack, then which of the following muscles are they actually trying to develop?

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Question 6 6. The Trapezius muscles serves to retract the shoulder and work to extend the neck. Why is this functionality important?

Question 7 7. At which point are the superficial erector spinae muscles together?

Question 8 8. Which of the following muscles do NOT assist breathing?

Question 9 9. Which of the following movements is made possible by the pectoralis major?

Question 10 10. If you wanted to move your big toe, which muscles in your foot would be activated?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following nerves innervates some of the thigh muscles?

Question 12 12. What is the most common origin for muscles that move the thigh?

Question 13 13. If we're playing soccer and we extend our leg to kick a ball, then which of the following muscles are we using to perform this action?

Question 14 14. Which of the following muscles is part of the rotator cuff and works to enable shoulder rotation?

Question 15 15. Identify the nerve that innervates the flexor carpi radialis.

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is NOT a part of the Quadriceps Femoris group of muscles?

Question 17 17. Which of the following muscles are NOT responsible for adduction of the thigh at the hip?

Question 18 18. The body's lever system utilizes the joint, which is known as the _____, the muscular contraction, called _____, and the weight of the body, referred to as _____.

Question 19 19. Which of the following hip muscles would be involved in performing a sit-up?

Question 20 20. Aimee walks into a restaurant with her boyfriend where she is expecting to celebrate her 40th birthday. Instead, she is greeted by fifty of her closest friends and family members who have shown up to a surprise party in celebration of her milestone birthday. Aimee is so shocked that her jaw almost hits the floor, and she is speechless. Which muscle allowed Amy to open her mouth?

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Question 21 21. A muscle originates on the scapula and inserts on the dorsal side of the humerus. What type of movement would be generated by this muscle?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is accurate of all erector spinae muscles?

Question 23 23. Which of the following muscles are sometimes referred to as the 'obliques of the neck' since they are responsible for bringing your chin to your chest and bringing your ear to your shoulder?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is the location of the hand flexors?

Question 25 25. A machine is built with a lever system to move heavy loads. Which of the following would be the most efficient in terms of moving a heavy load with relatively little effort or force?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following terms is found in muscles that move the thumb?

Question 27 27. Consider a person doing jumping jacks in P.E. class. What articulation is performed by the legs as the person draws them together?

Question 28 28. What structure attaches muscle to bone?

Question 29 29. When the classic cartoon character, Popeye, would show his 'guns' to Olive Oil, which muscle was he flexing?

Question 30 30. Which of the following terms means straight?

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