Practice Questions A muscle that assists the muscle primarily responsible for a given action is a(n) • Antagonist • Synergist • Primary antagonist • Levator • Originator
A muscle that is inserted on the mandible is probably involved in • Frowning • Kissing • Wrinkling the forehead • Chewing • Blowing
Muscles ending in the suffix "-costal" would be associated with the • neck. • head. • groin. • abdomen. • ribs.
Muscles with fibers that run straight or parallel to the long axis of the body are called • Obliques • Rectus • Lateralis • Transversus • Medialis
The attachment site of the muscle tendon to the more movable bone is called the • Proximal end • Insertion • Distal end • Origin • Belly
The names of the muscles can indicate all of the following EXCEPT • The region of the body where the muscle is located • Action of the muscle • Fat content of the muscle • The direction of the muscle relative to the long axis of the body • Structural characteristics of the muscle
Muscles that act as sphincters to close openings are circular muscles. True False
The muscle that extends the forearm while doing push-ups is the • Biceps • Pectoralis • Deltoid • Brachialis • Triceps
The muscular wall of the abdomen is composed of • glossal muscles. • oblique and rectus muscles. • spinal erector muscles. • pectoralis muscles. • muscles of mastication.
The major abductor muscle of the upper arm is the • subscapularis. • deltoid. • coracobrachialis. • teres major. • supraspinatus.
Which of the following muscles is NOT a muscle of the hamstring group? • Semimembranosus • Biceps femoris • Semitendinosus • Quadriceps femoris
The muscle that inserts on the acromion and scapular spine is the trapezius. True False
The semimembranosus muscle belongs to the group known as the "hamstrings." True False