Muscles (Including Tissue)

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Muscle Tissue Quizzes & Trivia

Quick quiz on muscle anatomy and action.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which type of muscle is found in hollow organs?
    • A. 

      Smooth muscle

    • B. 

      Skeletal muscle

    • C. 

      Cardiac muscle

  • 2. 
    Which type of muscle is attached to most bones?
    • A. 

      Smooth muscle

    • B. 

      Skeletal muscle

    • C. 

      Cardiac muscle

  • 3. 
    Intercalated disks can be found in which striated muscle?
    • A. 

      Smooth muscle

    • B. 

      Skeletal muscle

    • C. 

      Cardiac muscle

  • 4. 
    The type of muscle whose action opposes that of the prime mover is:
    • A. 

      Prime mover

    • B. 

      Synergist

    • C. 

      Antagonist

    • D. 

      Skeletal

  • 5. 
    The point of attachment of a muscle to a more fixed, proximal bone is its:
    • A. 

      Belly

    • B. 

      Insertion point

    • C. 

      Origin

    • D. 

      Synergist

  • 6. 
    Which muscle do the rectus fomoris, vastus lateralis, vastus medialis and vastus intermedialas make up?
    • A. 

      Buccinator

    • B. 

      Sternocleidomastoid

    • C. 

      Quadriceps

    • D. 

      Platysma

  • 7. 
    Which muscle is responsible for elevation of the mandible?
    • A. 

      Masseter

    • B. 

      Platysma

    • C. 

      Deltoid

    • D. 

      Sartorius

  • 8. 
    What does the triceps do?
    • A. 

      Elevates the mandible

    • B. 

      Abducts the humerus

    • C. 

      Flexes the forearm

    • D. 

      Extends the forearm

  • 9. 
    Which muscle is responsible for depression of the lower jaw and facial expression?
    • A. 

      Buccinator

    • B. 

      Deltoid

    • C. 

      Platysma

    • D. 

      Rectus abdominus

  • 10. 
    The latissimus dorsi extends which bone?
    • A. 

      Ulna

    • B. 

      Femur

    • C. 

      Humerus

    • D. 

      Tibia

  • 11. 
    Which muscle is responsible for flexion of the trunk?
    • A. 

      Rectus abdominus

    • B. 

      Sartorius

    • C. 

      Triceps

    • D. 

      Buccinator

  • 12. 
    What is the function of the sternocleidomastoid?
    • A. 

      Elevation of the mandible

    • B. 

      Firms up the cheek

    • C. 

      Elevates the mandible

    • D. 

      Rotation of the head

  • 13. 
    Which is the only non-striated muscle listed?
    • A. 

      Smooth

    • B. 

      Skeletal

    • C. 

      Cardiac

  • 14. 
    Which is the only voluntary muscle listed?
    • A. 

      Smooth muscle

    • B. 

      Skeletal

    • C. 

      Cardiac

  • 15. 
    Which muscle is responsible for lateral rotation of the thigh?
    • A. 

      Triceps

    • B. 

      Rectus abdominus

    • C. 

      Sartorius

    • D. 

      Soleus