The Muscular System (Part 1) - Review For Quiz #4

33 Questions | Total Attempts: 61

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Muscular System Quizzes & Trivia

This is the 3rd packet included on Wednesday's quiz (which is Quiz #4). It is part I of The Muscular System


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The 3 types of muscle tissue are...
  • 2. 
    Is skeletal muscle voluntary or involuntary?
  • 3. 
    Skeletal muscle is attached to _____________.
  • 4. 
    Skeletal muscles and bones produce movement at the ____________.
  • 5. 
    What type of muscle tissue is most abundant in the body.
    • A. 

      Smooth

    • B. 

      Cardia

    • C. 

      Skeletal

  • 6. 
    There are over ______ (#) muscles in the body.
  • 7. 
    Skeletal muscles have 3 main functions. Name them.(Hint: Use only one word for each function)
  • 8. 
    When viewed under a microscope, skeletal muscle appears _______________ and cylindrical.
  • 9. 
    Another name for a muscle cell is a ___________  ___________.
  • 10. 
    Muscle fibers are arranged in bundles called ____________ and are held together by connective tissue.
  • 11. 
    The tough connective tissue sheath that encases an entire muscle is part of the deep __________.
  • 12. 
    A ___________ attaches muscle to bone.
  • 13. 
    Most skeletal muscles attach to two _________ that have a moveable __________ between them.
  • 14. 
    The muscle attachment to the stationary bone is called its __________.
  • 15. 
    The muscle's attachment to the more moveable bone is called the _____________.
  • 16. 
    The middle portion of the muscle that is between the origin and the insertion is called the _________.
  • 17. 
    Each muscle fiber contains many threadlike structures made up of two kinds of proteins called thick and thin _________________.
  • 18. 
    Thick myofilament protein is called __________.
  • 19. 
    Thin myofilament protein is called _________.
  • 20. 
    The nerve fiber that sends nerve impulses to muscle fiber is called a ________  _________.
  • 21. 
    The _______________  _______________ is the point of contact between the nerve ending and the muscle fiber.
  • 22. 
    Chemicals released by motor neurons results in the ______________ of the muscle cell.
  • 23. 
    ______________ is needed for muscle contraction.
  • 24. 
    When muscle is relaxed, calcium is stored in the ___________  ____________.
  • 25. 
    When a muscle cell is stimulated by a nerve to contract, ___________ is released into the ______________.
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