The Muscular System Trivia Quiz

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Muscular System Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Called striated or voluntary muscle, contractions can be voluntarily controlled
    • A. 

      Insertion

    • B. 

      Muscle Tissue

    • C. 

      Cardiac Muscle

    • D. 

      Skeletal Muscle

  • 2. 
    Found in walls of hollow visceral structures such as digestive tract, blood vessels, and ureters, contractions not under voluntary control, movement caused by contractions is involuntary.
    • A. 

      Visceral Muscle (smooth)

    • B. 

      Deep Fascia

    • C. 

      Sarcolemma

    • D. 

      Sarcoplasm

  • 3. 
    Cells that are bound together by dense fibrous connective tissue.
    • A. 

      Myoglobin

    • B. 

      Aponeurosis

    • C. 

      Tendon

    • D. 

      Muscle Fibers

  • 4. 
    A narrow band of fibrous connective tissue that attaches a muscle to a bone.
    • A. 

      Muscle Fiber

    • B. 

      Tetanic Contraction

    • C. 

      Tendon

    • D. 

      Sarcomere

  • 5. 
    A sustained muscle contraction.
    • A. 

      Motor unit

    • B. 

      Muscle Tone

    • C. 

      Tetanic Contraction

    • D. 

      Antagonist

  • 6. 
    The attachment of a muscle that remains fixed when the muscle contracts
    • A. 

      Tendons

    • B. 

      Origin

    • C. 

      Insertion

    • D. 

      Sarcolemma

  • 7. 
    Connective tissue covering a muscle
    • A. 

      Myosin filaments

    • B. 

      Sarcoplasm

    • C. 

      Sarcomere

    • D. 

      Deep Fascia

  • 8. 
    Small synovial lined sacs containing a small amount of synovial fluid, located between some tendons and underlying bones.
    • A. 

      Motor Unit

    • B. 

      Bursae

    • C. 

      Fibers

    • D. 

      Neuromuscular

  • 9. 
    Contain thick myofilaments and thin myofilaments
    • A. 

      Fibers

    • B. 

      Cartilage

    • C. 

      Memberous layer

    • D. 

      Synovial membrane

  • 10. 
    Separatede from each other by dark bands called Z lines
    • A. 

      Actin filament

    • B. 

      Sarcomere

    • C. 

      Motor end plates

    • D. 

      Sliding filament model

  • 11. 
    Slide past each other as a muscle contracts
    • A. 

      Myofilaments

    • B. 

      Creatine Phosphate

    • C. 

      Hemoglobin

    • D. 

      Myoglobin

  • 12. 
    Enables us to maintain body position, no movement of body parts.
    • A. 

      Contractions

    • B. 

      Tendons

    • C. 

      Tonic Contractions

    • D. 

      Oxygen Debt

  • 13. 
    The specialized nerve that transmits an impulse to a muscle, causing contraction
    • A. 

      Fatigue

    • B. 

      Motor Neuron

    • C. 

      Summation

    • D. 

      Motor Unit

  • 14. 
    The specialized point of contact between a nerve ending and the muscle fiber it innervates
    • A. 

      Motor Unit

    • B. 

      Neurotransmitter junction

    • C. 

      Neuron

    • D. 

      Threshold stimulus

  • 15. 
    The combination of a motor neuron with the muscle cell or cells it innervates
    • A. 

      Tetanic contraction

    • B. 

      Motor unit

    • C. 

      Summation

    • D. 

      Maximal stimulus

  • 16. 
    The minimal level of stimulation required to cause a muscle fiber to contract
    • A. 

      Maximal stimulus

    • B. 

      Threshold stimulus

    • C. 

      Twitch

    • D. 

      Tetanic

  • 17. 
    Contractions are laboratory phenomena and do not play as significant role in normal muscular activity.
    • A. 

      Tetanic

    • B. 

      Twitch

    • C. 

      Isotonic

    • D. 

      Isometric

  • 18. 
    Contractions are sustained and steady muscular contractions caused by a series of stimuli bombarding a muscle in rapid succession.
    • A. 

      Tetanic

    • B. 

      Isotonic

    • C. 

      Isometric

    • D. 

      Twitch

  • 19. 
    Contraction of a muscle that produces movement at a joint
    • A. 

      Orientation fibers

    • B. 

      Isometric

    • C. 

      Isotonic

    • D. 

      Function

  • 20. 
    Muscle contractions that do not produce movement
    • A. 

      Origin

    • B. 

      Insertion

    • C. 

      Isometric

    • D. 

      Occipitalis

  • 21. 
    Movement of a part toward the midline of the body
    • A. 

      Rotation

    • B. 

      Abduction

    • C. 

      Adduction

    • D. 

      Extension

  • 22. 
    Elevation of the dorsum or top of the foot
    • A. 

      Supination

    • B. 

      Pronation

    • C. 

      Plantar Flexion

    • D. 

      Dorsiflexion

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