Human Anatomy Quiz: Musculoskeletal System Practice Test

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Human Anatomy Quiz: Musculoskeletal System Practice Test - Quiz

Welcome to our human anatomy quiz that consists of practice test questions from the musculoskeletal system. Try it out now and evaluate your knowledge of the muscular system. The musculoskeletal system includes bones, ligaments, cartilage and provides humans with full-body support to move, stability, shape, and support. If you are already aware of this organ system, you can score well on this test. Shall we begin the quiz now? Best of luck, dear!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How are humans different from other organisms?
    • A. 

      Humans have body systems not found in other organisms.

    • B. 

      Only humans are made in the image of God. 

    • C. 

      Humans have more complex DNA than other organisms. 

    • D. 

      Only humans are made up of trillions of cells.

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is not true?
    • A. 

      Both humans and animals have body systems.

    • B. 

      Both humans and animals have physical needs.

    • C. 

      Both humans and animals are made up of cells.

    • D. 

      Both humans and animals understand the difference between right and wrong.

  • 3. 
    Which type of tissue lines the external and internal surfaces of your body? 
    • A. 

      Connective

    • B. 

      Epithelial 

    • C. 

      Muscle

    • D. 

      Nerve

  • 4. 
    What is the function of nerve tissue?
    • A. 

      To move your body and move substances throughout your body

    • B. 

      To receive and respond to electrochemical impulses

    • C. 

      To cover and line the structures of the body

    • D. 

      To support, connect, and protect other body structures

  • 5. 
    Body systems
    • A. 

      Do not share organs with other body systems

    • B. 

      Are made up of groups of organs working together

    • C. 

      Are made up of groups of tissues working together 

    • D. 

      Are more complex in humans than in animals

  • 6. 
    The thick layer of skin that contains many blood vessels, nerve, and hair follicles is the ______________________.
    • A. 

      Dermis

    • B. 

      Subcutaneous layer

    • C. 

      Epidermis

    • D. 

      Hypodermis

  • 7. 
    What is underneath the dermis?
    • A. 

      Epidermis

    • B. 

      Hair follicle

    • C. 

      Subcutaneous layer

    • D. 

      Sweat glands

  • 8. 
    The skin is primarily made up of what types of tissue?
    • A. 

      Epithelial and connective tissue

    • B. 

      Epithelial and muscle tissue

    • C. 

      Epithelial and nerve tissue

    • D. 

      Nerve and muscle tissue

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is true of both a callus and a blister?
    • A. 

      They are caused by too much sunlight

    • B. 

      They are formed from only dead skin cells

    • C. 

      They contain fluids trapped under the skin

    • D. 

      They are a way for the skin to protect itself

  • 10. 
    Which of the following does NOT happen when the skin attempts to cool the body?
    • A. 

      Blood flow to the skin is increased

    • B. 

      Pores in the skin are closed

    • C. 

      Sweat is released by the sweat glands 

    • D. 

      Sweat evaporates to cook the skin

  • 11. 
    Different ethnic groups likely developed after 
    • A. 

      The curse that resulted from Adam and Eve's sin.

    • B. 

      People fled to escape Noah's Flood.

    • C. 

      Adam and Eve's children developed separate cultures. 

    • D. 

      People were scattered following the Tower of Babel incident.

  • 12. 
    The tissue of the skeletal system that is flexible, contains less calcium, and often covers the ends of bones is ___________________
    • A. 

      Bone marrow

    • B. 

      Cartilage

    • C. 

      Ligaments

    • D. 

      Periosteum 

  • 13. 
    The circular layers created by living cells found in compact bone are called _____________________. 
    • A. 

      Bone marrow

    • B. 

      Growth plates 

    • C. 

      Osteons 

    • D. 

      Periosteum

  • 14. 
    Joints that allow bending or rotating are 
    • A. 

      Fused together by tendons

    • B. 

      Held together by tendons

    • C. 

      Movable joints

    • D. 

      Immovable joints 

  • 15. 
    The elbow is an example of a(n) ___________________ joint.
    • A. 

      Fused 

    • B. 

      Cartilage 

    • C. 

      Movable

    • D. 

      Immovable

  • 16. 
    Bones in the ankle are called ________________.
    • A. 

      Carpals

    • B. 

      Scapulas

    • C. 

      Tarsals

    • D. 

      Tibias

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is NOT a function of bones?
    • A. 

      Storing calcium

    • B. 

      Producing blood cells

    • C. 

      Producing melanin

    • D. 

      Protecting organs

  • 18. 
    The connective tissues that connect muscles to bones are called ______________.
    • A. 

      Cartilage 

    • B. 

      Tendons

    • C. 

      Ligaments

    • D. 

      Striations 

  • 19. 
    Most voluntary muscles are _________________.
    • A. 

      Smooth

    • B. 

      Straited

    • C. 

      Muscles of the heart 

    • D. 

      In the stomach and intestins

  • 20. 
    Biceps and triceps are examples of ______________ muscle.
    • A. 

      Cardiac

    • B. 

      Smooth

    • C. 

      Involuntary

    • D. 

      Voluntary

  • 21. 
    The muscles found in the stomach and intestines are examples of _________________ muscle.
    • A. 

      Cardiac

    • B. 

      Straited

    • C. 

      Involuntary

    • D. 

      Voluntary 

  • 22. 
    Where would you find involuntary, striated muscle?
    • A. 

      In the heart 

    • B. 

      Lining the blood vessels 

    • C. 

      In the lungs

    • D. 

      In the skeletal muscle

  • 23. 
    Where would you find smooth muscle?
    • A. 

      In the heart 

    • B. 

      In the obliques and deltoids

    • C. 

      Lining the blood vessels

    • D. 

      In skeletal muscle

  • 24. 
    When your muscle cells do not have enough oxygen to convert glucose into ATP, 
    • A. 

      They die

    • B. 

      They breakdown glucose using lactic acid fermentation

    • C. 

      They stop contracting till the oxygen is replenished

    • D. 

      They send glucose into your blood

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