A Compilation Of Question About The Muscular System.

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Muscular System Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which is NOT a function of the muscles?
    • A. 

      Cause movement

    • B. 

      Produce heat

    • C. 

      Absorb nutrients

    • D. 

      Maintain posture

  • 2. 
    Which of the following statements is NOT true about muscle activity.
    • A. 

      Muscles can only pull, they never push.

    • B. 

      All muscles have at least two attachments: the origin and insertion.

    • C. 

      During contraction, the muscle origin moves toward the insertion.

    • D. 

      All muscles cross at least one joint.

  • 3. 
    There are three types of muscle tissue in the human body. Which type are we able to control?
    • A. 

      Cardiac

    • B. 

      Skeletal

    • C. 

      Smooth

  • 4. 
    When you stop working out, muscle will turn into fat.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    This kind of muscle is found on our internal organs like the small intestines.
    • A. 

      Antagonists

    • B. 

      Smooth

    • C. 

      Cardiac

    • D. 

      Skeletal

  • 6. 
    What are the biggest muscles in the body?
    • A. 

      Gluteus maximus

    • B. 

      Finger

    • C. 

      Rectus abdominus

  • 7. 
    This kind of muscle is always under conscious control (we decide to make it happen).
    • A. 

      Smooth

    • B. 

      Skeletal

    • C. 

      Tendon

    • D. 

      Facia

  • 8. 
    The kind of connective of tissue that attaches nuscles to bones are called
    • A. 

      Antagonists

    • B. 

      Voluntary

    • C. 

      Smooth

    • D. 

      Tendons

  • 9. 
    Your quadriceps are located in your?
    • A. 

      Upper arm

    • B. 

      Lower arm

    • C. 

      Upper leg

    • D. 

      Abdomen

  • 10. 
    The biceps is located in the ...
    • A. 

      Upper arm

    • B. 

      Lower arm

    • C. 

      Upper leg

    • D. 

      Abdomen

  • 11. 
    This kind of muscle is only in the heart.
    • A. 

      Smooth

    • B. 

      Voluntary

    • C. 

      Skeletal

    • D. 

      Cardiac

  • 12. 
    The "tug of war" refers to pairs of muscles working in opposition.  These pairs are called:
    • A. 

      Antagonists

    • B. 

      Voluntary

    • C. 

      Smooth

    • D. 

      Tendons

  • 13. 
    Skeletal muscles work with bones to give your body;
    • A. 

      Strength

    • B. 

      The ability to move

    • C. 

      Strength and the ability to move

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    Which muscles are found in front of your thighs?
    • A. 

      Quadriceps

    • B. 

      Biceps

    • C. 

      Pectorals

    • D. 

      Deltoids

  • 15. 
    Which muscles are found in your belly and sometimes called "abs"?
    • A. 

      Pectorals

    • B. 

      Quadriceps

    • C. 

      Deltoids

    • D. 

      Rectus abdominus

  • 16. 
    When you make a muscle in your arm, you are flexing your:
    • A. 

      Pectorals

    • B. 

      Biceps

    • C. 

      Deltoids

    • D. 

      Rectus abdominus

  • 17. 
    The muscle that pumps blood throughout your body is:
    • A. 

      Smooth

    • B. 

      Cardiac

    • C. 

      Voluntary

    • D. 

      Involuntary

  • 18. 
    Which muscle helps you moves your shoulder?
    • A. 

      Pectorals

    • B. 

      Biceps

    • C. 

      Rectus abdominus

    • D. 

      Deltoids

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