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Muscular System Movements Quiz


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Raising head away from chest is an example of?

A. flexion

B. extension

C. abduction

D. adduction


Bending upper limb at the elbow is an example of?

A. flexion

B. extension

C. abduction

D. adduction


Which muscle forms the curved calf of the posterior leg?

A. fibularis longus

B. gastrocnemius

C. rectus femoris

D. tibialis anterior

E. soleus


Moving fingers away from the palm is an example of?

A. flexion

B. extension

C. abduction

D. adduction


The movement of a limb away from the body midline

A. adduction

B. flexion

C. supination

D. abduction


How are muscles attached to bone?

A. Ligaments

B. Cartlidge

C. skin

D. Tendons


Type of movement that turns the sole of the foot medially

A. eversion

B. inversion

C. flexion

D. hyperextension


The prime mover of arm abduction is the ________ muscle.

A. trapezius

B. deltoid

C. triceps brachii

D. biceps brachii


Muscles that perform opposite actions to one another are termed ________.

A. synergists

B. prime mover

C. antagonist

D. fixator


Bending lower limb at the knee joint is an example of?

A. flexion

B. extension

C. abduction

D. adduction


Bringing the arm laterally toward the body is an example of?

A. flexion

B. extension

C. abduction

D. adduction


Moving the thigh laterally toward the body is an example of?

A. flexion

B. extension

C. abduction

D. adduction


The movement of a limb toward the body midline

A. adduction

B. abduction

C. flexion

D. extension


Which of these muscles is the prime mover of elbow extension?

A. brachialis

B. latissumus dorsi

C. deltoid

D. triceps brachii

E. biceps brachii


Moving fingers toward the palm is an example of?

A. flexion

B. extension

C. abduction

D. adduction


Circling the arm at the shoulder is an example of?

A. Circumduction

B. Pronation

C. Supination


Which of these muscles is located on the ventral (anterior) side of the body?

A. pectoralis major

B. occipitalis

C. gastrocnemius

D. gluteus maximus

E. latissimus dorsi


What is the main function of the quadriceps group?

A. arm flexion

B. hand supination

C. thigh abduction

D. knee extension

E. foot inversion


Making the palms face posteriorly is an example of?

A. Circumduction

B. Pronation

C. Supination


Moving the thigh laterally away from the body is an example of?

A. flexion

B. extension

C. abduction

D. adduction


These muscles are found in your organs

A. Skeletal

B. Smooth

C. Rough

D. Cardiac


Moving back of hand toward the forearm is an example of?

A. flexion

B. extension

C. abduction

D. adduction


The movement of a bone around its longitudinal axis

A. inversion

B. flexion

C. supination

D. rotation


Bending hand toward the thumb is an example of?

A. flexion

B. extension

C. abduction

D. adduction


Touching chin to chest is an example of?

A. flexion

B. extension

C. abduction

D. adduction




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