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Muscle Tissue Quiz 1 Part 1

25 Questions
Muscle Quizzes & Trivia

Covering the basics of muscle tissue structure and function - mostly skeletal. Explanations provided for every question.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Stabilize Joints

    • B. 

      Generate Heat

    • C. 

      Filtering Wastes

    • D. 

      Maintain Posture

    • E. 

      Produce Movement

  • 2. 
  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Walls of the heart

    • B. 

      Visceral muscles

    • C. 

      Risorius

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Elasticity

    • B. 

      Excitability

    • C. 

      Extensibility

    • D. 

      Contractility

    • E. 

      All of the above are functions of muscle tissue

  • 5. 
    The ability of a muscle to receive and respond to stimulus is referred to as:
    • A. 

      Irratibility

    • B. 

      Contractility

    • C. 

      Extensibility

    • D. 

      Elasticity

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    The ability of the muscle tissue to be stretched refers to it's:
    • A. 

      Irratibility

    • B. 

      Contractility

    • C. 

      Extensibility

    • D. 

      Elasticity

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Excitability

    • B. 

      Contractility

    • C. 

      Extensibility

    • D. 

      Elasticity

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    The ability of muscle tissue to shorten forcibly when stimulated is known as:
    • A. 

      Excitability

    • B. 

      Contractility

    • C. 

      Extensibility

    • D. 

      Elasticity

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
  • 10. 
    The epimysium  is made up primarily of what connective tissue?
    • A. 

      Dense Irregular Connective Tissue

    • B. 

      Reticular and Areolar

    • C. 

      Loose Irregular Connective Tissue

    • D. 

      Stratified squamous epithelial

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    What in the heck is a fasicle?
    • A. 

      Outer surface of a muscle

    • B. 

      Body layer beneath hypodermis

    • C. 

      Bundle of muscle fibers

    • D. 

      Isn't that what they called old-school copy machines?

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    What type of connective tissue is the endomysium primarily constructed from?
    • A. 

      Dense Irregular Connective Tissue

    • B. 

      Areolar and Reticular

    • C. 

      Loose Irregular Connective Tissue

    • D. 

      Cuboidal epithelial

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    The Origin of a muscle is the more movable attachment of the muscle.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Unable to be determined at this time

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Unable to be determined with available information

  • 15. 
    Direct or "fleshy" attachments occur when the epimysium is fused to a periosteum or perichondrium.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Unable to be determined with available information

  • 16. 
    An aponeurosis is a:
    • A. 

      Tough collagenic fiber

    • B. 

      Muscle to bone connection

    • C. 

      Sheet-like connective tissue

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 17. 
    Muscle fiber is another name for muscle cell.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not enough info

  • 18. 
    The plasma membrane of a muscle cell is known as a:
    • A. 

      Sarcomembranous

    • B. 

      Endoplasmic reticulum

    • C. 

      Sarcoplasmic reticulum

    • D. 

      Sarcoplasm

    • E. 

      Sarcolemma

  • 19. 
    The sarcoplasmic reticulum is good for:
    • A. 

      Nothing

    • B. 

      Producing myoglobin

    • C. 

      Forming terminal cisternae

    • D. 

      Giving the world another sarco- word

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 20. 
    Which one of the following might you find in sarcoplasm?
    • A. 

      Myoglobin

    • B. 

      Glycosomes

    • C. 

      A sarco prefix

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 21. 
    Glycosomes are granules of what?
    • A. 

      Myoglobin

    • B. 

      Glycoproteins

    • C. 

      Glucose

    • D. 

      Glycogen

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 22. 
    Myoglobin is what color?
    • A. 

      Blue

    • B. 

      Green

    • C. 

      White

    • D. 

      Red

    • E. 

      Grey

  • 23. 
    Approximately how much of the cellular volume of muscle fibers consists of myofibrils?
    • A. 

      10-30%

    • B. 

      30-50%

    • C. 

      50-70%

    • D. 

      70-80%

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 24. 
    What bands create striations?
    • A. 

      A and I

    • B. 

      H and I

    • C. 

      A and H

    • D. 

      Snoof

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 25. 
    In what band/zone would the Z line be found?
    • A. 

      A band

    • B. 

      H zone

    • C. 

      I band

    • D. 

      Electric Sex Circus

    • E. 

      None of the above

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