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Gross Anatomy of Muscular System Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The insertion of a muscle _____ during muscle contraction and it is usually _____ to the body.

Question 2 2. The origin of a muscle _____ during muscle contraction and it is usually _____ to the body.

Question 3 3. Which of the following muscle(s) extend and rotate the spinal column?

Question 4 4. The muscles located in the middle of the body are called _____ muscles.

Question 5 5. The maximus, medius, and minimus muscles are all part of the _____ group.

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Question 6 6. In a _____, the force is applied between the load and the fulcrum. 

Question 7 7. The biceps femoris, semitendinosus, and semimembranosus are part of the _____ group.

Question 8 8. The _____ muscle originates on the lateral aspect of the humerus and the ulna, inserts on the radius, and pulls the radius back to the anatomical position when it contracts.

Question 9 9. When inflammation of the forearm muscle tendons cause compression of the median nerve, a person may develop _____.

Question 10 10. Rotation of the arm in a circle is an example of _____.

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Question 11 11. All of the following muscles are found dorsally, or on the back side of the body, EXCEPT:

Question 12 12. Several muscles are needed to move our feet. The _____ foot muscles are located in the leg, while the _____ foot muscles are located in the foot. 

Question 13 13. The name of cranial nerve VII is the _____ nerve and it innervates most muscles in the _____.

Question 14 14. 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?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is accurate of all erector spinae muscles?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following hip muscles would be involved in performing a sit-up?

Question 17 17. What do we call the muscle that opposes the action of the agonist?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is the structure that can cause problems associated with carpal tunnel syndrome?

Question 19 19. If you wanted to move your big toe, which muscles in your foot would be activated?

Question 20 20. Which of the following muscles is part of the rotator cuff and works to enable shoulder rotation?

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Question 21 21. To push a barbell up during the bench press, what is happening to the forearm and which muscle is primarily used for this movement?

Question 22 22. Using the mnemonic FRE123, what does it tell us about a second class lever?

Question 23 23. Consider a person doing sit ups in P.E. class. What articulation occurs at the hip as the person moves upward?

Question 24 24. Which of the following muscles do NOT assist breathing?

Question 25 25. 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?

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Question 26 26. 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 27 27. Consider a person bending to the side. If they experience pain, which of the following muscles would most likely be injured?

Question 28 28. An athlete is running a race, and experiences a pulled groin. Which of the following muscles is most likely strained?

Question 29 29. What structure attaches muscle to bone?

Question 30 30. Which of the following muscles extends the hand and fingers?

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