Lumbar Plexus: Nerves & Function


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What does the L stand for in nerves L1, L2, L3 and L4?

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1. What are the two branches of the L1 nerve?

2. How many branches of nerves does the lumbar plexus have?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your knowledge of the lumbar plexus. To pass the quiz you will need to be able to identify various characteristics of the lumbar plexus.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment you'll be tested on:

  • The location of the lumbar plexus
  • The L1, L2, L3 and L4 nerves
  • The number of nerve branches in the lumbar plexus

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson the lumbar plexus
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the two branches of the L1 nerve and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the location of the lumbar plexus

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the accompanying lesson entitled Lumbar Plexus: Nerves & Function. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define lumbar plexus and the lumbar region of the body
  • Identify the femoral anterior nerve
  • Explore femoral posterior division nerve
  • Know the L2 genitofemoral nerve