Muscular-skeletal & Nervous System Quiz

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Muscular-skeletal & Nervous System Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Cardiac and skeletal muscle tissues are different from each other because...
    • A. 

      Cardiac muscle controls involuntary movement and skeletal muscle controls voluntary movement

    • B. 

      Cardiac muscle controls voluntary movement and skeletal muscle controls involuntary movement

  • 2. 
    Skeletal and smooth muscle are different from each other because...
    • A. 

      Skeletal muscles are thick and contain multiple nuclei, but smooth muscles are thinner and contain one nucleus

    • B. 

      Skeletal muscles are thinner and contain one nucleus, but smooth muscles are thick and contain multiple nuclei

  • 3. 
    What type of muscle tissue would you find lining your stomach, intestines, and blood vessels? This type of muscle tissue moves involuntarily (without your control).
    • A. 

      Cardiac muscle tissue

    • B. 

      Smooth muscle tissue

    • C. 

      Skeletal muscle tissue

  • 4. 
    What part of the bone produces cells that are important to the circulatory system?
    • A. 

      Yellow bone marrow

    • B. 

      Compact Bone

    • C. 

      Spongy bone

  • 5. 
    Which connective tissue connects muscle to bone?
    • A. 

      Tendon

    • B. 

      Ligament

    • C. 

      Cartilage

  • 6. 
    What is the primary difference between the central nervous system and the peripheral nervous system?
    • A. 

      The central nervous system consists of the brain and spinal cord, while the peripheral nervous system consists of all other nervous tissue the extends throughout the "peripheries" of our bodies.

    • B. 

      The peripheral nervous system consists of the brain and spinal cord, while the central nervous system consists of all other nervous tissue the extends throughout the "peripheries" of our bodies.

    • C. 

      There is no difference. They are describing the same structures

  • 7. 
    Which of the following muscular movements is an example of involuntary muscle movement? 
    • A. 

      Pulling foot away from sharp nail on floor

    • B. 

      Lifting your finger

    • C. 

      Wiggling your toe

    • D. 

      Beating of the heart

  • 8. 
    Which of the following activities is controlled by the autonomic nervous system?
    • A. 

      Beating of the heart

    • B. 

      Lifting a finger

    • C. 

      Wiggling the toes

    • D. 

      Pulling foot away from fire

  • 9. 
    Use the labelled diagram to respond to the question below.The long, thin portion of the nerve cell labelled D is known as:
    • A. 

      The dendrites

    • B. 

      The axon

    • C. 

      The cell body

    • D. 

      The synaptic cleft

  • 10. 
    Use the labelled diagram to respond to the question below.The short branch-like projections labelled B are known as:
    • A. 

      The dendrites

    • B. 

      The axon

    • C. 

      The cell body

    • D. 

      The synaptic cleft