An Interesting Quiz On Chapter 9 Anatomy

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Did you know that the human brain has a memory capacity, which is the equivalent of more than four terabytes on a hard drive? The human body has a lot of shocking facts, which we were able to cover in chapter 9 of the anatomy class. Take this interesting quiz and see how much you know.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following muscles is described as striated and involuntary?
    • A. 

      Smooth

    • B. 

      Cardiac

    • C. 

      Skeletal

    • D. 

      Aponeurosis

  • 2. 
    Actin is
    • A. 

      Located within the neuromuscular junction.

    • B. 

      Contractile protein that is called a thin filament.

    • C. 

      Called the thick filament.

    • D. 

      Stored within the sarcoplasmic reticulum.

  • 3. 
    Which of the following forms crossbridges with actin?
    • A. 

      Sarcoplasmic reticulum

    • B. 

      T-tubules

    • C. 

      Myosin

    • D. 

      Sarcolemma

  • 4. 
               "Pumping iron" is most likely to cause..
    • A. 

      Atrophy.

    • B. 

      Contracture formation.

    • C. 

      Hypertrophy.

    • D. 

      Muscular dystrophy.

  • 5. 
    The orbicularis oris muscle
    • A. 

      Surrounds the mouth.

    • B. 

      Flexes the head.

    • C. 

      Is the smiling muscle.

    • D. 

      Closes the eye.

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is not a facial muscle?
    • A. 

      Orbicularis oculi

    • B. 

      Zygomaticus

    • C. 

      Sternocleidomastoid

    • D. 

      Frontalis

  • 7. 
    This muscle is located on the posterior part of the body
    • A. 

      Latissimus dorsi

    • B. 

      Pectoralis major

    • C. 

      Quadriceps femoris

    • D. 

      Sternocleidomastoid

  • 8. 
    The group of muscles located on the posterior thigh
    • A. 

      Rotator cuff muscles

    • B. 

      Quadriceps femoris

    • C. 

      Hamstrings

    • D. 

      Muscles of mastication

  • 9. 
    The biceps femoris, semitendinosus, and semimembranosus
    • A. 

      Flex the foot.

    • B. 

      Attach to the patella.

    • C. 

      Are the hamstrings.

    • D. 

      Are located on the anterior thigh.

  • 10. 
    The rectus femoris, vastus lateralis, vastus medialis, and vastus intermedius
    • A. 

      Insert on the calcaneus.

    • B. 

      Flex the leg at the knee.

    • C. 

      Are antagonistic to the quadriceps femoris.

    • D. 

      Are the muscles of the quadriceps femoris.

  • 11. 
    The quadripceps femoris group and the hamstrings
    • A. 

      Lie along the anterior part of the leg.

    • B. 

      Flex the foot.

    • C. 

      Lie along the thigh.

    • D. 

      Shrug the shoulders.

  • 12. 
    This flat muscle covers the forehead and raises the eyebrows (for a “surprised” look).
    • A. 

      Frontalis

    • B. 

      Zygomaticus

    • C. 

      Masseter

    • D. 

      Buccinator

  • 13. 
    The levator palpebrae superioris
    • A. 

      Purses the lips.

    • B. 

      Allows one to whistle.

    • C. 

      Raises the eyelids.

    • D. 

      Wiggles the nose.

  • 14. 
    The smiling muscle is the
    • A. 

      Buccinator.

    • B. 

      Zygomaticus

    • C. 

      Frontalis.

    • D. 

      Orbicularis oris.

  • 15. 
    Which muscle is located in the lower extremities?
    • A. 

      Peroneus longus

    • B. 

      Latissimus dorsi

    • C. 

      Serratus anterior

    • D. 

      Pectoralis major

  • 16. 
    Which muscles are located between the ribs and help move the rib cage during breathing?
    • A. 

      Diaphragm

    • B. 

      Sternocleidomastoid

    • C. 

      Serratus anterior

    • D. 

      Intercostal muscles

  • 17. 
    This gr0up of muscles move the arms at the shoulder
    • A. 

      Quadriceps femoris group

    • B. 

      Hamstrings

    • C. 

      Rotator cuff muscles

    • D. 

      Muscles of mastication

  • 18. 
    The brachialis and brachioradialis
    • A. 

      Flex the arm at the elbow.

    • B. 

      Extend the hand.

    • C. 

      Are antagonistic to the biceps brachii.

    • D. 

      Shrug the shoulders.

  • 19. 
    This muscle attaches to the cranial aponeurosis and wrinkles the forehead.
    • A. 

      Frontalis

    • B. 

      Buccinator

    • C. 

      Orbicularis oculi

    • D. 

      Platysma

  • 20. 
    "Make like a scarecrow" by contracting this muscle
    • A. 

      Frontalis

    • B. 

      Trapezius

    • C. 

      Latissimus dorsi

    • D. 

      Deltoid

  • 21. 
    This muscle lies along the anterior surface of the humerus and acts synergistically with the brachialis and brachioradialis to flex the arm at the elbow.
    • A. 

      Deltoid

    • B. 

      Triceps brachii

    • C. 

      Biceps brachii

    • D. 

      Latissimus dorsi

  • 22. 
    The gastrocnemius and the soleus are commonly called the
    • A. 

      Swimmer’s muscles.

    • B. 

      Toe dancer’s muscles.

    • C. 

      Muscles of mastication.

    • D. 

      Trumpeter’s muscles.

  • 23. 
    What is the name of the cord of connective tissue that connects muscle to bone?
    • A. 

      Ligament

    • B. 

      Tendon

    • C. 

      Linea alba

    • D. 

      Aponeurosis

  • 24. 
    Which of the following is a series of contractile units that make up each myofibril; each unit extends from Z line to Z line?
    • A. 

      Sarcomere

    • B. 

      Synapse

    • C. 

      Fascicle

    • D. 

      Sarcoplasmic reticulum

  • 25. 
    This structure is an extension of the sarcolemma or cell membrane; it penetrates the interior of the muscle and carries the electrical signal to the deepest part of the muscle.
    • A. 

      Sarcoplasmic reticulum

    • B. 

      T-tubule

    • C. 

      Z line

    • D. 

      Tendon

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