Tissues And Functions Of The Muscular System

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What tissues are found in the muscular system? What are the functions of the different tissues and parts of the system? These are some of the questions that the tissues and functions of the muscular system will help you answer.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Most muscles cross at least one
    • A. 

      Tendon.

    • B. 

      Joint.

    • C. 

      Bone.

    • D. 

      Ligament.

    • E. 

      Body plane.

  • 2. 
    The attachment of a muscle’s tendon to the stationary bone is called the ___; the attachment of the muscle's other tendon to the movable bone is called ___.
    • A. 

      Origin, action

    • B. 

      Insertion, action

    • C. 

      Origin, insertion

    • D. 

      Insertion, origin

  • 3. 
    A lever is acted on at two different points by two different forces which are
    • A. 

      Fulcrum and resistance.

    • B. 

      Leverage and load.

    • C. 

      Lever and resistance.

    • D. 

      Effort and load.

    • E. 

      Lever and effort.

  • 4. 
    Motion will occur in a muscle when the ___ supplied exceeds the ___.
    • A. 

      Effort, load

    • B. 

      Resistance, lever

    • C. 

      Load, effort

    • D. 

      Load, resistance

    • E. 

      Lever, effort

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is not a fascicle arrangement?
    • A. 

      Pennate

    • B. 

      Triangular

    • C. 

      Oval

    • D. 

      Parallel

    • E. 

      Fusiform

  • 6. 
    This type of fascicle arrangement has the fascicles spread over a broad area and converges at a thick central tendon.
    • A. 

      Triangular

    • B. 

      Pennate

    • C. 

      Circular

    • D. 

      Fusiform

    • E. 

      Multipennate

  • 7. 
    What is another name for a prime mover?
    • A. 

      Antagonist

    • B. 

      Agonist

    • C. 

      Synergist

    • D. 

      Asynergist

    • E. 

      Fixator

  • 8. 
    This type of muscle works by stabilizing the origin of a prime mover so that it can act more efficiently
    • A. 

      Synergist

    • B. 

      Agonist

    • C. 

      Antagonist

    • D. 

      Fixator

    • E. 

      Secondary mover

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is not one of the descriptive ways to name a muscle?
    • A. 

      Size

    • B. 

      Shape

    • C. 

      Number of origins

    • D. 

      Sites of origins

    • E. 

      Number of cells

  • 10. 
    Describe the characteristics used to name skeletal muscle
    • A. 

      Contents

    • B. 

      Direction

    • C. 

      Size

    • D. 

      Weight

    • E. 

      Shape

    • F. 

      Action

    • G. 

      Number of tendons

    • H. 

      Number of origins

    • I. 

      Location

    • J. 

      Smell

    • K. 

      Origin and Insertion

    • L. 

      Mass

    • M. 

      Volume

  • 11. 
    The different types of muscle tissue differ from each other by:
    • A. 

      Microscopic anatomy

    • B. 

      Location

    • C. 

      Type of control

    • D. 

      Both microscopic anatomy and location

    • E. 

      All of these choices

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is NOT a major function of muscle tissue?
    • A. 

      Moving blood throughout the body

    • B. 

      Generating heat through contractions

    • C. 

      Stabilizing joints

    • D. 

      Promoting movement of body structures

    • E. 

      Storing energy

  • 13. 
    This is the property of muscle that gives it the ability to stretch without damage.
    • A. 

      Electrical excitability

    • B. 

      Contractility

    • C. 

      Extensibility

    • D. 

      Elasticity

    • E. 

      Thermogenicity

  • 14. 
    In an isometric contraction the muscle develops tension but does not
    • A. 

      Lengthen

    • B. 

      Widen.

    • C. 

      Shorten

    • D. 

      Conduct electrical current.

    • E. 

      Produce force.

  • 15. 
    Which one of these statements is FALSE?
    • A. 

      The force of a muscle contraction increases as more motor units are activated.

    • B. 

      Concentric isotonic contractions occur when the load equals or exceeds the tension produced in the muscle

    • C. 

      Recruitment is the process in which the number of motor units stimulated during a contraction is increased.

    • D. 

      When a second stimulus occurs before the muscle has relaxed, wave summation occurs and the second contraction generates more force than the first contraction.

    • E. 

      A motor unit is a motor neuron and all of the myofibers it innervates

  • 16. 
    Which of the following statements is TRUE regarding Fast Glycolytic fibers found in skeletal muscle
    • A. 

      They are small in diameter

    • B. 

      They are adapted for intense bursts of anaerobically fueled movement

    • C. 

      They have abundant mitochondria.

    • D. 

      They contract slowly, but are resistant to fatigue.

    • E. 

      They contain vast quantities of myoglobin.

  • 17. 
    Which of the following statements is TRUE regarding Slow Oxidative fibers found in skeletal muscle?
    • A. 

      They are large in diameter

    • B. 

      They are adapted for intense bursts of anaerobically fueled movement

    • C. 

      They contain vast stores of glycogen.

    • D. 

      They contract slowly, but are resistant to fatigue.

    • E. 

      They are the last fibers to be recruited in situations where maximal force is required.

  • 18. 
    Calcium ions bind to the ___ molecule in skeletal muscle cells.
    • A. 

      Actin

    • B. 

      Troponin

    • C. 

      Tropomyosin

    • D. 

      Myosin

    • E. 

      Titin

  • 19. 
    This is a band of connective tissue that surrounds whole muscles
    • A. 

      Tendon

    • B. 

      Ligament

    • C. 

      Endomysium

    • D. 

      Epimysium

    • E. 

      Perimysium

  • 20. 
    When connective tissue extends as a broad flat layer, the tendon is referred to as
    • A. 

      Perimysium.

    • B. 

      Deep fascia.

    • C. 

      Fascicle.

    • D. 

      Aponeurosis

    • E. 

      Endomysium

  • 21. 
    For every nerve that penetrates a skeletal muscle, there are in general how many arteries and veins?
    • A. 

      One artery and one or two veins

    • B. 

      Two arteries and two veins

    • C. 

      Three arteries and two veins

    • D. 

      One artery and three veins

    • E. 

      One artery and a varied amount of veins

  • 22. 
    Axon terminal clusters at the ends of motor neurons that are considered part of the neuromuscular junction are referred to as
    • A. 

      Myelin bulbs

    • B. 

      Neuromuscular bulbs

    • C. 

      Synaptic end bulbs

    • D. 

      Axon collateral bulb

    • E. 

      Tubule bulb

  • 23. 
    After the fusion of myoblasts, the muscle fiber loses its ability to do what?
    • A. 

      Grow

    • B. 

      Lengthen

    • C. 

      Contract

    • D. 

      Go through mitosis

    • E. 

      All of these choices

  • 24. 
    Which of the following represents the sequence that muscle action potentials must go through to excite a muscle cell?
    • A. 

      Sarcolemma, axon of neuron, T tubules

    • B. 

      T tubules, sarcolemma, myofilament

    • C. 

      Muscle fiber, axon of neuron, myofibrils

    • D. 

      Axon of neuron, sarcolemma, T tubules

    • E. 

      Myofibrils, myofilaments, mitochondria

  • 25. 
    These are the contractile organelles of the muscle fiber.
    • A. 

      Myofibrils

    • B. 

      Myoglobin

    • C. 

      Mitochondria

    • D. 

      Z disc

    • E. 

      M line

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