Major Muscle Groups of the Human Body


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Which major muscle group forms the front of your torso?

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1. Which major muscle group is most likely used for pushing something?

2. Which of the following can muscles do?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You can use this quiz and worksheet to study what you have learned about the key muscle groups. You will be quizzed on the locations and purposes of major muscles.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

With this quiz and worksheet, you'll be tested on the following:

  • The muscle group forming the front of your torso
  • The muscle group used for pushing
  • What muscles can do
  • The muscle group that allows you to walk on two legs
  • The muscle group used when raising your hand

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the major muscle groups of the human body
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about how muscles help the body move in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the muscles that let us walk upright

Additional Learning

Read and watch this lesson titled Major Muscle Groups of the Human Body to find out additional information. This lesson comprises the following topics:

  • Skeletal muscle
  • The major muscle groups, front and back
  • Contraction