What Do You Know About Myology?

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What Do You Know About Myology?

In medicine and medical sciences, myology deals with understanding the scientific ins and outs of the muscular system, which encompasses the study of the structure, function, disorders, and diseases of the muscular system and the corresponding tissues and supporting structures. Meanwhile, the disorders and diseases can also be related to the nervous system and other systems of the body.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these is shortened during a skeletal muscle contraction? 
    • A. 

      A-band

    • B. 

      Z-disc

    • C. 

      Actin filament

    • D. 

      Sarcomere

  • 2. 
    Which of these is common with visceral smooth muscles? 
    • A. 

      They are found in the Iris

    • B. 

      They are mainly controlled by nervous stimulus

    • C. 

      They contract when overstretched

    • D. 

      They are composed of individual muscle fibers

  • 3. 
    Which of these is true about skeletal muscle contraction? 
    • A. 

      The Sarcomere shortens during contraction

    • B. 

      The Sarcomere elongates during contraction

    • C. 

      Actin and myosin filaments shorten when it contracts

    • D. 

      Actin shortens while myosin elongates during contraction

  • 4. 
    Which of these is not a reason why a visceral muscle differs from a skeletal muscle? 
    • A. 

      It contracts when stretched

    • B. 

      It contains no actin or myosin

    • C. 

      Its cells have unstable resting membrane potentials

    • D. 

      It is not paralyzed when its motor nerve supply is cut

  • 5. 
    Which of these does not reduce a muscle tone? 
    • A. 

      Curare-like drugs

    • B. 

      Cerebellar lesions

    • C. 

      Upper motor neuron lesions

    • D. 

      Cerebellar lesions

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is not a component of the thin filament?
    • A. 

      Myosin

    • B. 

      Troponin

    • C. 

      Tropomyosin

    • D. 

      Actin

  • 7. 
    What connects a muscle to a bone? 
    • A. 

      Ligaments

    • B. 

      Tendons

    • C. 

      Fibers

    • D. 

      Veins

  • 8. 
    What group of muscles does the heart belong to? 
    • A. 

      Voluntary muscles

    • B. 

      Involuntary muscles

    • C. 

      Premeditated muscles

    • D. 

      Reflexive muscles

  • 9. 
    Which of these is another name for a Synapse? 
    • A. 

      Tendon junction

    • B. 

      Cartilage junction

    • C. 

      Neuromuscular junction

    • D. 

      Ligaments junction

  • 10. 
    Which type of muscles control the flow of substances in the lumen? 
    • A. 

      Smooth muscles

    • B. 

      Skeletal muscles

    • C. 

      Hormonal systems

    • D. 

      Visceral muscles

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