Exercise Big Brain Tests

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Question 1

Which of the following is a hip flexor?

Rectus abdominus
Psoas major
You can´t see it, but the psoas is an internal muscle that bends your hip.

Question 2

Which muscles are involved in doing a bench press?

Pectoralis major, pectoralis minor, sartorius
Pectoralis major, anterior deltoid, triceps
Tensor fascia lata, pectoralis minor, trapezius
Sartorius and tensor fascia lata are lower body muscles.

Question 3

Which of the following is a large muscle of the upper back?

Latissimus dorsi
Transverse abdominus
The latissimus dorsi muscles, or lats, are the large muscles in your back that bring your arms back at the shoulder in pulling movements.

Question 4

The 3-part muscle of the shoulder is called the

Rotator cuff
The rotator cuff is at the shoulder but is made up of 4 muscles. The triceps is at the back of your upper arm.

Question 5

Which muscle pair has opposite actions?

Biceps, triceps
Rhomboids, trapezius
Pectoralis major, tibialis anterior
The biceps bends the elbow and the triceps straightens it out.

Question 6

What do your hamstrings do?

Bend your knee and extend your hip
Extend your knee and bend your hip
Wiggle your toes
The hamstrings, at the back of the thigh, bend your leg at the knee and straighten it at the hip.

Question 7

Which of the following is involved in a calf raise?

Vastus medialis
Of these muscles with long names, the vastus is one of the quadriceps, the semitendinosis is one of the hamstrings, and the gastroc is the largest and most visible of the calf muscles.

Question 8

Which muscle would you work if you want good-looking arms?

Biceps brachii
Biceps femoris
None of the above
The biceps brachii is the one in your arm. The biceps femoris, sometimes called the leg biceps, is part of the hamstring group.

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