The Muscular System

43 Questions  I  By Ttsosi20 on December 9, 2010

  

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