Chapter 10. Axial Musculature
 
Practice Exam
 
You have 25 minutes to complete this exam. It includes fill in the blank, true/false, and multiple choice questions. Please note that fill in the blank answers may be more than one word.
Quiz Timer   Get Details  | Start Timer
1 .       The muscles of mastication are innervated by the fifth cranial nerve, the trigeminal nerve. 

 
 


2 .      

 

3 .       The anterior muscles of the neck are concerned primarily with altering the positions of: 



4 .       The largest group of facial muscles is associated with the eyes. 

 
 


5 .       All of the following muscles are associated with the mouth except



6 .       All of the following are actions of the axial musculature except: 



7 .       The oblique and rectus muscles do all of the following except



8 .       All of the following are true of muscles of the pelvic floor except:  



9 .       Nodding the head as a person falls asleep while sitting up primarily involves the muscles of the: 



10 .       How do the extrinsic ocular muscles differ in action from the intrinsic ocular muscles? [Hint]



11 .       Which of the following statements about the muscles of mastication is true? 



12 .       Which cranial nerve is most likely to have been damaged if a person cannot move the right eye to look laterally? 



13 .      

 

14 .      

 

15 .       When the diaphragm relaxes, air _______________ the lungs.  



16 .       Muscle fibers do not cross the anterior middle region of the body wall because of:  



17 .       Many of the warm-up and stretching exercises recommended before athletic events are intended to prepare the large but very important muscles for their supporting roles. 

 
 


18 .      

 

19 .       Rotation of the spinal column is accomplished by the: 



20 .       The extrinsic tongue muscles, which act in various combinations to produce the delicate movements involved in speech as well as manipulating food, all have names ending in -glossus.  

 
 


21 .      

 

22 .       The urogenital and pelvic diaphragms completely close the pelvic outlet. 

 
 


23 .       Muscles that are involved in the process of breathing include all of the following except



24 .       The muscles of the erector spinae: 



25 .       The inguinal ligament: 



26 .       Which of the following is an anterior muscle of the neck? 



27 .       A muscle that belongs to the group of muscles considered to be extra-ocular muscles is the: 



28 .       Even though it is not located within the back, the rectus abdominus muscle assists with flexing the vertebral column.  

 
 


29 .       A muscle that assists in inspiration is the: 



30 .       A muscle that is responsible both for elevating the larynx and depressing the mandible is the: 



31 .       A muscle that facilitates an infant's ability to chew, as well as initially, to suckle is the: 



32 .       A muscle that rolls the eye down and laterally is the: 



33 .       Muscles in the trunk that are not involved controlling the position of the head on the vertebral column include the _________ and the __________ muscles.  



34 .      

 

35 .       Which of the following muscles is not involved in respiration, especially deep breathing?  



36 .       When a person is underwater, there will be an uncomfortable increase in pressure in the ears. This can be cleared by swallowing repeatedly. 

 
 


37 .       Which of the following is true of the muscles of mastication?  



38 .       A muscle that constricts the oral opening is:  



39 .       Inguinal hernias in males are more common because the inguinal canal must remain open throughout life to allow for the passage of the sperm cord.  

 
 


40 .       A diaphragmatic or hiatal hernia is caused by which of the following?  



41 .       During abdominal surgery, the surgeon makes an incision parallel to the linea alba, cutting through the _______________ muscle.  



42 .       A muscle that inserts on the pubis is the: 



43 .      

 

44 .       The muscles of the vertebral column include many extensors but few flexors. 

 
 


45 .       The openings in the diaphragm include the: 



46 .       The male perineum differs from the female perineum in that: 



47 .       The rectus muscles are important flexors of the vertebral column working together with the erector spinae. 

 
 


48 .       The scalene muscles originate from the: 



49 .       Which of the following muscles interconnect and stabilize the vertebrae? 



50 .       The linea alba is important because fibers of no muscles cross it, and it is continuous with the sheath of the rectus abdominus.  

 
 


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





Copyright © 1995-2011 by Pearson Education