Muscles Trivia Questions! Ultimate Quiz

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Muscles Trivia Questions! Ultimate Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the connective tissue covering of a muscle fascicle?
    • A. 

      Sarcolemma

    • B. 

      Endomysium

    • C. 

      Perimysium

    • D. 

      Epimysium

  • 2. 
    What is actin?
    • A. 

      Myofilament

    • B. 

      Myosin

    • C. 

      Myocardium

    • D. 

      Myofibrils

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is composed of smooth muscle?
    • A. 

      Upper esophagus

    • B. 

      Heart

    • C. 

      Tongue

    • D. 

      Walls of the visceral organs

  • 4. 
    What is a receptor in muscle?
    • A. 

      Motor unit

    • B. 

      Neuromuscular spindle

    • C. 

      Motor end plate

    • D. 

      Motor neuron

  • 5. 
    Which fiber type is make up fast-twitch muscle?
    • A. 

      Red fibers

    • B. 

      White fibers

    • C. 

      Intermediate fibers

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    Which fiber type has more myoglobin?
    • A. 

      Intermediate fibers

    • B. 

      White fibers

    • C. 

      Red fibers

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    Which fiber type gets its energy primarily from glycogen
    • A. 

      White fibers

    • B. 

      Red fibers

    • C. 

      Intermediate fibers

  • 8. 
    Which fiber type is seen in skeletal muscle?
    • A. 

      Red fibers

    • B. 

      White fibers

    • C. 

      Intermediate fibers

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    What is line that bisects the dark band in muscle?
    • A. 

      A band

    • B. 

      I band

    • C. 

      Z line

    • D. 

      H band

  • 10. 
    What is released at a synapse?
    • A. 

      Motor unit

    • B. 

      Motor end plate

    • C. 

      Neurotransmitter

    • D. 

      Neuromuscular spindle

  • 11. 
    Which fiber type is more resistant to fatigue?
    • A. 

      Red fibers

    • B. 

      White fibers

    • C. 

      Intermediate fibers

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    Lance Armstrong is the seven time winner of the Tour de France. The Tour de France is a bicycle race which covers between 3500 to 4000 kilometers. What type of muscle fiber probably predominates in his legs?
    • A. 

      Red fibers

    • B. 

      White fibers

    • C. 

      Intermediate fibers

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    What region is made of thin filaments?
    • A. 

      A band

    • B. 

      I band

    • C. 

      H band

    • D. 

      M line

  • 14. 
    On a cross section of a muscle, how many thin filaments surround each thick filament?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      8

  • 15. 
    Which one do you like?
    • A. 

      Endomysium

    • B. 

      Sarcoplasm

    • C. 

      Sarcolemma

    • D. 

      Perimysium

  • 16. 
    Which one do you like?
    • A. 

      Skeletal muscle

    • B. 

      Cardiac muscle

    • C. 

      Smooth muscle

    • D. 

      All of above

  • 17. 
    What type of muscle probably predominates in Charles Atlas, the worlds most famous power weight lifter?
    • A. 

      Red fibers

    • B. 

      White fibers

    • C. 

      Intermediate fibers

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 18. 
    What type of muscle contains centrally placed nuclei?
    • A. 

      Smooth muscle

    • B. 

      Cardiac muscle

    • C. 

      Both Cardiac muscle &Smooth muscle

    • D. 

      Skeletal muscle

  • 19. 
    Which fiber type uses more anaerobic metabolism?
    • A. 

      Red fibers

    • B. 

      White fibers

    • C. 

      Intermediate fibers

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 20. 
    What bisects the H band
    • A. 

      A band

    • B. 

      M line

    • C. 

      E band

    • D. 

      Z line

  • 21. 
    What is the cytoplasm of a muscle cell?
    • A. 

      Epimysium

    • B. 

      Sarcolemma

    • C. 

      Sarcoplasm

    • D. 

      Perimysium

  • 22. 
    What is a single neuron and the aggregation of muscle fibers innervated by that single neuron called?
    • A. 

      Motor unit

    • B. 

      Motor neuron

    • C. 

      Motor end plate

    • D. 

      Neurotransmitter

  • 23. 
    What type of muscle contains sarcomeres?
    • A. 

      Skeletal muscle

    • B. 

      Cardiac muscle

    • C. 

      Smooth muscle

    • D. 

      Both Skeletal muscle & Cardiac muscle

  • 24. 
    A sarcomere is defined as the segment from _____ to ____?
    • A. 

      A band

    • B. 

      Z line

    • C. 

      H band

    • D. 

      I band

  • 25. 
    What are the bundle of longitudinal contractile elements within a muscle cell called?
    • A. 

      Myofilaments

    • B. 

      Myocardium

    • C. 

      Myofibrils

    • D. 

      Myosin

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