Content Frame
Note for screen reader users: There is text between the form elements on this page. To be sure that you do not miss any text, use item by item navigation methods, rather than tabbing from form element to form element
Chapter Quizzes

Self-Study Quiz: Multiple-Choice Quiz



To receive instant feedback for this self-study quiz, click the Check Answers button. Self-study quizzes are not recorded in your course gradebook, and you may take them as many times as you like. These questions are specific to your textbook and have been provided to reinforce chapter materials.

This activity contains 30 questions.

Question 1
1 The most common lever systems in the body are those that have the applied force between the fulcrum and the resistance. These are called ______ levers.
 
End of Question 1


Question 2
2 A muscle that assists the muscle primarily responsible for a given action is a(n):
 
End of Question 2


Question 3
3 A muscle that is inserted on the mandible is probably involved in:
 
End of Question 3


Question 4
4 A muscle whose name ends in the suffix -glossus would be found attached to the:
 
End of Question 4


Question 5
5 Damage to which of the following muscles would interfere with quiet breathing?
 
End of Question 5


Question 6
6 During abdominal surgery, the surgeon makes a cut through the muscle directly to the right of the linea alba. The muscle that is being cut is the:
 
End of Question 6


Question 7
7 Each of the following terms is a descriptive term for a muscle's action, except:
 
End of Question 7


Question 8
8 Each of the following terms is used to describe the shape of a muscle, except:
 
End of Question 8


Question 9
9 Muscles with fibers that run straight or parallel to the long axis of the body are called:
 
End of Question 9


Question 10
10 The muscular wall of the abdomen is composed of:
 
End of Question 10


Question 11
11 The major abductor muscle of the upper arm is the:
 
End of Question 11


Question 12
12 The attachment site of the muscle tendon to the more-movable bone is called the:
 
End of Question 12


Question 13
13 The names of the muscles can indicate all of the following, except:
 
End of Question 13


Question 14
14 The deltoid is a muscle named according to
 
End of Question 14


Question 15
15 The extensor digitorum muscle is an example of a ____________ muscle.
 
End of Question 15


Question 16
16 Which of the following statements about second-class levers is correct?
 
End of Question 16


Question 17
17 Which of the following muscles of the face is NOT innervated by the facial nerve?
 
End of Question 17


Question 18
18 The _______ nerve innervates all of the extrinsic tongue muscles.
 
End of Question 18


Question 19
19 Which of the following muscles divides the neck into two triangles?
 
End of Question 19


Question 20
20 Which of the following muscles lifts the rib cage during inspiration?
 
End of Question 20


Question 21
21 The linea alba is found in the:
 
End of Question 21


Question 22
22 All of the following are known as rotator cuff muscles, except the:
 
End of Question 22


Question 23
23 The _______________ assists the triceps brachii in forearm extension.
 
End of Question 23


Question 24
24 Which of the following adducts the fingers and wrist?
 
End of Question 24


Question 25
25 The prime mover for flexion of the thigh is the __________ muscle.
 
End of Question 25


Question 26
26 The obturator nerve supplies all of the following muscles, except the:
 
End of Question 26


Question 27
27 Which of the following muscles is a common site for injections in infants who have poorly formed buttocks?
 
End of Question 27


Question 28
28 All of the following muscles are innervated by the sciatic nerve, except the:
 
End of Question 28


Question 29
29 The ________________ is the prime mover of dorisiflexion of the foot.
 
End of Question 29


Question 30
30 Shin splints are caused by:
 
End of Question 30


Clear Answers/Start Over




Answer choices in this exercise appear in a different order each time the page is loaded.




Copyright © 1995 - 2014 Pearson Education . All rights reserved. Pearson Benjamin Cummings is an imprint of Pearson .
Legal Notice | Privacy Policy | Permissions

[Return to the Top of this Page]