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The Muscular System

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The Muscular System

  
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1.  Tennis players often complain about pain in the arm (forearm) that swings the racquet. What muscle is usually strained under these conditions?
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B.
C.
D.
2.  Which of the following muscles inserts by the calcaneal tendon?
A.
B.
C.
D.
3.  Which generalization concerning movement by skeletal muscles is not true?
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B.
C.
D.
4.  In flexing the forearm at the elbow, the ________.
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B.
C.
D.
5.  First-class levers ________.
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B.
C.
D.
6.  To produce horizontal wrinkles in the forehead, which of the following muscles is involved?
A.
B.
C.
D.
7.  Which of the following statements is true regarding the total number of skeletal muscles in the human body?
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B.
C.
D.
8.  A muscle located on the dorsal side of the body is the ________.
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B.
C.
D.
9.  A cute, little curly haired child is sitting behind you in church. You turn around for a moment and she sticks her tongue out at you. Which tongue muscle did she use?
A.
B.
C.
D.
10.  Which of the following muscles is involved in inversion at the ankle joint?
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B.
C.
D.
11.  Which of the following does not compress the abdomen?
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B.
C.
D.
12.  To exhale forcibly, one would contract the:
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B.
C.
D.
13.  Spasms of this straplike muscle often result in wryneck or torticollis.
A.
B.
C.
D.
14.  Which group of muscles flexes and rotates the neck?
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B.
C.
D.
15.  What is the major factor controlling the manner in which levers work?
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B.
C.
D.
16.  The names of muscles often indicate the action of the muscle. When the term levator is part of the descriptive term for a muscleʹs action, this means that ________.
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B.
C.
D.
17.  Scissors demonstrate which type of lever?
A.
B.
C.
D.
18.  Which of the following is not a member of the hamstrings?
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B.
C.
D.
19.  The supraspinatus is named for its location on the posterior aspect of the scapula above the spine. What is its action?
A.
B.
C.
D.
20.  The extensor carpi radialis brevis ________.
A.
B.
C.
D.
21.  In a pennate muscle pattern ________.
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B.
C.
D.
22.  A muscle group that works with and assists the action of a prime mover is a(n) ________.
A.
B.
C.
D.
23.  Which of these is not a way of classifying muscles?
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B.
C.
D.
24.  Which of the following muscles does not act in plantar flexion?
A.
B.
C.
D.
25.  Which of the following muscles is involved in abduction?
A.
B.
C.
D.
26.  When the term biceps, triceps, or quadriceps forms part of a muscleʹs name, you can assume that ________.
A.
B.
C.
D.
27.  With regard to muscle fiber arrangement in a pennate muscle ________.
A.
B.
C.
D.
28.  What primarily determines the power of a muscle?
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B.
C.
D.
29.  A nursing infant develops a powerful sucking muscle that adults also use for whistling called the ________.
A.
B.
C.
D.
30.  If a lever operates at a mechanical disadvantage, it means that the ________.
A.
B.
C.
D.
31.  Adductor magnus, adductor longus, and adductor brevis are parts of a large muscle mass of the ________.
A.
B.
C.
D.
32.  Which of the following muscles serves as a common intramuscular injection site, particularly in infants?
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B.
C.
D.
33.  The extensor digitorum longus has which type of fascicle arrangement?
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B.
C.
D.
34.  What do geniohyoid, hyoglossus, and stylohyoid have in common?
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B.
C.
D.
35.  Which of the following muscles is a flexor of the thigh?
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B.
C.
D.
36.  Which of the following muscles is involved in crossing one leg over the other while in a sitting position?
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B.
C.
D.
37.  Orbicularis oris ________.
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B.
C.
D.
38.  What muscle is responsible for keeping your toes from dragging when walking?
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B.
C.
D.
39.  Paralysis of which of the following would make an individual unable to flex the thigh?
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B.
C.
D.
40.  A muscle that provides the major force for producing a specific movement is called ________.
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B.
C.
D.
41.  Paralysis of which of the following would make an individual unable to flex the knee?
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B.
C.
D.
42.  The suprahyoid muscles ________.
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B.
C.
D.
43.  The muscles that are found at openings of the body are collectively called ________.
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B.
C.
D.
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