Skeletal & Muscular Systems

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Muscular System Quizzes & Trivia

Take this quiz after you have finished learning about the skeletal & muscular systems.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Strips of tough connective tissue that hold bones together are known as
    • A. 

      Tendons

    • B. 

      Smooth muscles

    • C. 

      Striated muscles

    • D. 

      Ligaments

  • 2. 
    Joints that allow circular movement are referred to as
    • A. 

      Gliding joints

    • B. 

      Ball-and-socket joints

    • C. 

      Hinge joints

    • D. 

      Pivot joints

  • 3. 
    Smooth muscle is found in the 
    • A. 

      Walls of blood vessels

    • B. 

      Heart

    • C. 

      Skeletal muscles

    • D. 

      Joints

  • 4. 
    All of the following are important roles of the skeletal system EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Protection of internal organs

    • B. 

      Movement of the body

    • C. 

      Production of red blood cells

    • D. 

      Regulation of body temperature

  • 5. 
    Skeletal muscles are joined to bones by
    • A. 

      Ligaments

    • B. 

      Tendons

    • C. 

      Cartilage

    • D. 

      Joints

  • 6. 
    The skeletal system controls body movement, helps circulate blood, and helps move food through the digestive system.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Bones are a solid network of living cells and protein fibers taht are surrounded by deposits of calcium salts
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    A muscle contracts when the thin filaments of _________ slide over the thick filiments of __________.  
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