Skeletal And Cardiac Muscle Trivia Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Muscle cells are called muscle fibers because of their coarse texture.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Skeletal and cardiac muscle are striated by filaments in their myofibrils.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Once a skeletal muscle contracts, it cannot relax until acetylcholine is secreted.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Acetylcholine causes skeletal muscles to contract.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Acetylcholinesterase is a neurotransmitter.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    A buildup of lactic acid
    • A. 

      Results from excess oxygen.

    • B. 

      Causes muscle fatigue.

    • C. 

      Can be corrected by increasing muscle activity.

    • D. 

      Is cause by muscle cramps.

  • 7. 
    A mother call your office about her 8 month-old who is notvery active and has not had a wet diaper for 2 days.
    • A. 

      Bring the baby in tomorrow,when there is a open time slot on the schedule

    • B. 

      Encourage the baby to drink water

    • C. 

      Take the baby to the local emergency department.

    • D. 

      Administer one dose of pediatric Tylenol and call back in 3 hours.

  • 8. 
    When working with parents of young children who are at risk of botulism, it is most importantfor you to instruct them to do which of the following to reduce the risk?
    • A. 

      Wash all foods well.

    • B. 

      Do not use well water for infants or children.

    • C. 

      Do not use raw fish or food from damage or bulging cans of vegetables.

    • D. 

      Be sure to wash infants and children's hands before they eat.

  • 9. 
    A young woman is seen in your clinic regulary. She has fibromalgia. You should suggest that she
    • A. 

      Avoid any alcohol use

    • B. 

      Reduce activities when her pain is the greatest.

    • C. 

      Seek counseling to help develop better coping skills.

    • D. 

      Increase her intake of caffeine to give her more energy.

  • 10. 
    A man staggers into your clinic.He is known to be a heavy cocaine and alcohol user.
    • A. 

      Tetanus

    • B. 

      Botulism

    • C. 

      Trichinosis

    • D. 

      Rhabdomyolysis

  • 11. 
    In order to get tetanus, a person must have a(a)
    • A. 

      Impaired immune system.

    • B. 

      Open wound,usually from a puncture by contaminated object.

    • C. 

      Family history of tetanus.

    • D. 

      High-stress life style.

  • 12. 
    An early sing of tetanus is
    • A. 

      Drooling.

    • B. 

      Fever.

    • C. 

      Sweating.

    • D. 

      Muscle spasm in the jaw and neck.

  • 13. 
    You are coaching a middle-school soccer team . You always instruct the players to warm up and do stretches before a match in order to
    • A. 

      Keep them focused.

    • B. 

      Have a better chance of winning.

    • C. 

      Keep them warm.

    • D. 

      Prevent injuries during the match.

  • 14. 
    Which of the following does not apply to skeletal muscle?
    • A. 

      It is under voluntary control.

    • B. 

      It has intercalated disc.

    • C. 

      It is attached to bones

    • D. 

      It contracts rapidly

  • 15. 
    Which characteristics applies to smooth muscle?
    • A. 

      It contracts rapidly.

    • B. 

      It is under voluntary control.

    • C. 

      It is slow to contract and relax.

    • D. 

      It is self-exciting.

  • 16. 
    Cardiac muscle is
    • A. 

      Under voluntary control.

    • B. 

      Slow to contract and relax.

    • C. 

      Self-exciting.

    • D. 

      Attached to bones.

  • 17. 
    Which of the following produces body movement?
    • A. 

      Skeletal and cardiac muscle

    • B. 

      Smooth muscle.

    • C. 

      Smooth and skeletal muscle

    • D. 

      Skeletal muscle.

  • 18. 
    ____ muscle moves contents through an organ and controls blood vessels.
    • A. 

      Cardiac muscle

    • B. 

      Smooth muscle

    • C. 

      Smooth and skeletal muscle

    • D. 

      Skeletal muscle.

  • 19. 
    Which of the following are characteristic of cardiac muscle?
    • A. 

      It is under voluntary control and has intercalated disc.

    • B. 

      It is self-exciting and controls blood vessels.

    • C. 

      It is slow to contract and relax and is under voluntary control.

    • D. 

      It has intercalated disc and self-exciting.

  • 20. 
    _____ is a protein that stores phosphate groups for use by ATP.
    • A. 

      Glucose

    • B. 

      Lactic acid

    • C. 

      Creatine phosphate

    • D. 

      Pyruvic acid.

  • 21. 
    Which of these uses glucose to help make ATP?
    • A. 

      Creatine phosphate

    • B. 

      Aerobic respiration

    • C. 

      Lactic acid production

    • D. 

      Pyruvic acid

  • 22. 
    Small amounts of ATP is produced when pyruvic acid is converted to
    • A. 

      Creatine phosphate.

    • B. 

      Glucose.

    • C. 

      Lactic acid.

    • D. 

      Myoglobin.

  • 23. 
    Individual muscle cells are surrounded by
    • A. 

      Tendon

    • B. 

      Aponeurosis

    • C. 

      Perimysium

    • D. 

      Endomysium

  • 24. 
    Which of the following separates muscles from each other?
    • A. 

      Tendon

    • B. 

      Fascia

    • C. 

      Perimysium

    • D. 

      Endomysium

  • 25. 
    For which of the following is the use of braces an appropriate treatment?
    • A. 

      Fibromyalgia

    • B. 

      Muscular dystrophies

    • C. 

      Tetanus

    • D. 

      Botulism

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