Muscular System Quiz About Anatomy & Physiology

20 Questions | Total Attempts: 613

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Muscular System Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     There are over ___________ muscles in the human body.
    • A. 

      206

    • B. 

      600

    • C. 

      1,000

    • D. 

      1,200

  • 2. 
    An average body temperature is ____________ degrees. 
    • A. 

      100

    • B. 

      95

    • C. 

      88.6

    • D. 

      98.6

  • 3. 
    _____________________________ carry oxygen to the muscles. 
    • A. 

      White blood cells

    • B. 

      Plateletes

    • C. 

      Red blood cells

    • D. 

      Fat cells

  • 4. 
    The largest tendon in the body is the _______________________________ 
    • A. 

      Achilles Tendon

    • B. 

      Ligament

    • C. 

      Apollo Tendon

    • D. 

      Bicep

  • 5. 
    The __________________________________ is your buttocks. 
    • A. 

      Triceps

    • B. 

      Gluteus Maximus

    • C. 

      Trapezius

    • D. 

      Gastrocnemius

  • 6. 
     Muscle turn to fat or fat can  turn to muscle.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    You can add or subtract muscle or fat cells.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Muscles shorten when they contract. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Involuntary muscles have smooth muscle fiber.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
     Involuntary muscles have striated muscle fiber.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    You can control striated muscle fiber. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    You can control smooth muscle fiber. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Muscles have the ability to contract not extend. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Fat cells lay on top of the muscle and shrink with exercise. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Your bicep is located in your leg. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The heart is an example of cardiac muscle.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
     You CANNOT control voluntary muscles.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The three basic types of muscle are voluntary, involuntary and cardiac.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Red muscle fibers represent speed, fast, sprinter type. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    White muscle fiber represents strong, slow, weightlifter type. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False