Musculoskeletal Anatomy: Knee Quiz
The vastus lateralis and vastus medialis have origins at linea aspera
The intertrochanteric line starts on the anterior side of the femur between the trochanters and wraps posteriorly to turn into the spiral line
Which of the following is a partner to the ACL to help limit anterior translation of the tibia relative to the femur?
A. Biceps femoris
B. Rectus femoris
C. Vastus lateralis
The MCL is shorter and thinner than the LCL
The sartorius performs which of these motions Except?
A. Hip flexion
B. Knee extension
C. Lateral hip rotation
D. Medial knee rotation
The peripheral third of the menisci is a ________ zone which improves the chances of it healing after being torn
The medial meniscus is ___________ and _________ than the lateral meniscuc
A. Larger; thicker
B. Smaller; thinner
C. Larger; thinner
D. Smaller; thicker
Which of the following is a partner with the PCL to help limit posterior translation of the tibia relative to the femur?
D. Vastus lateralis
The PCL limits posterior translation of the femur relative to the tibia which occurs during knee flexion
The biceps femoris performs which of these motions Except?
A. Lateral knee rotation
B. Hip Extension
C. Knee flexion
D. Hip Flexion
The greater trochanter sits ________ and ____________ relative to the lesser trochanter
A. Inferior; lateral
B. Superior; lateral
C. Superior; medial
D. Inferior; medial
The semimembranosus performs which of these motions Except?
A. Medial rotation of the knee
B. Hip extension
C. Knee extension
D. Knee flexion
The ACL limits which knee motions Except:
C. External rotation (tibia relative to femur)
D. Internal rotation (femur relative to tibia)
Varus opens which side of the knee?
The semitendinosus has a prominent tendon, is thinner and broader than the semimembranosus
The ACL inserts at the __________________
A. Lateral femoral epicondyle
B. Medial femoral condyle
C. Lateral femoral condyle
D. Anterior intercondylar area
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