Nervous System Quiz

31 Questions
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  • 1. 
    Which of the following articulations is an example of saddle joint?
    • A. 

      Atlas and axis

    • B. 

      Radius and carpals

    • C. 

      Proximal and distal interphalangeal

    • D. 

      First carpo-metacarpal

  • 2. 
    When assessing a client's posture the therapist notes that knees joint are not levels in the standing position. The abnormality indicates which of the following conditions?
    • A. 

      Bow-leggedness

    • B. 

      Leg length discrepancy

    • C. 

      Scapula elevation

    • D. 

      Neck curvature

  • 3. 
    During a session, a client requests that the practitioner use a different technique. The practitioner should:
    • A. 

      Incorporate the client's request into the session if appropriate

    • B. 

      Offer to end the session and give a discount

    • C. 

      Disregard the request and follow treatment protocols

    • D. 

      Convince the client that the original technique is the best

  • 4. 
    Passive stretching after weight lifting is important because it:
    • A. 

      Prevents the formation of adhesion

    • B. 

      Build muscles tissue

    • C. 

      Causes muscle spasms

    • D. 

      Shortens and broadens muscle fibers

  • 5. 
    Which joint permits movement only in a single plane?
    • A. 

      Hinge

    • B. 

      Saddle

    • C. 

      Ball and socket

    • D. 

      Gliding

  • 6. 
    Which component of the nervous system is stimulated when the practitioner's hand are placed on the client's sacrum and base of the cranium?
    • A. 

      Sympathetic

    • B. 

      Somatic

    • C. 

      Parasympathetic

    • D. 

      Voluntary

  • 7. 
    The art of feeling tissues with the hands in order to note changes in tension and position BEST define:
    • A. 

      Palpation

    • B. 

      Delineation

    • C. 

      Sensation

    • D. 

      Articulation

  • 8. 
    Hyperirritable spots usually found within a taut band of skeletal muscle or its fascia are called"
    • A. 

      Liver spots

    • B. 

      Nodal points

    • C. 

      Heberden's nodes

    • D. 

      Trigger points

  • 9. 
    Which of the following conditions BEST defines psoriasis?
    • A. 

      Carcinoma

    • B. 

      Contagious disease

    • C. 

      Chronic skin disorder

    • D. 

      Chronic fungal infection

  • 10. 
    Lymph is derived from which of the following fluids?
    • A. 

      Plasma

    • B. 

      Interstitial y interstitial fluid

    • C. 

      Cerebrospinal

    • D. 

      Synovial

  • 11. 
    A client with osteoarthritis complains of stiffness in both hands and responds well to passive range of motion. The effect of this technique is to:
    • A. 

      Override a reflex arc

    • B. 

      Strengthen the musculature that stabilizes the joints

    • C. 

      Improve circulation of synovial fluid in the joints

    • D. 

      Develop neuromuscular coordination

  • 12. 
    A fine, tremulous hand movement is classified as:
    • A. 

      Vibration

    • B. 

      Stroking

    • C. 

      Kneading

    • D. 

      Friction

  • 13. 
    Which basic technique is used in lymphatic drainage massage?
    • A. 

      Vibration

    • B. 

      Pumping

    • C. 

      Static Pressure

    • D. 

      Stretching

  • 14. 
    Which of the following techniques is BEST used to release trigger points?
    • A. 

      Lschemic compression

    • B. 

      Reciprocal inhibition

    • C. 

      Superficial gliding strokes

    • D. 

      Gentle passive rocking motion

  • 15. 
    The ileocecal valve is located between which two structures?
    • A. 

      Small and large intestine

    • B. 

      Pancreas and small intestine

    • C. 

      Stomach and small intestine

    • D. 

      Esophagus and stomach

  • 16. 
    Which term refers to the liver's ability to alleviate the accumulation of potentially harmful chemicals within the body?
    • A. 

      Qualify

    • B. 

      Liquefy

    • C. 

      Notify

    • D. 

      Detoxify

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is affected by colitis?
    • A. 

      Mucous membrane and smooth muscle of the esophagus and stomach

    • B. 

      Cystic duct of the gallbladder

    • C. 

      Mucous membrane and smooth muscle of the large intestine and rectum

    • D. 

      Insulin producing cell of the pancreas

  • 18. 
    Pain in the inguinal area may indicate pathology in which joint?
    • A. 

      Hip

    • B. 

      Knee

    • C. 

      Shoulder

    • D. 

      Wrist

  • 19. 
    Which of the following muscles is palpable directly inferior to the spine scapula?
    • A. 

      Infraspinatus

    • B. 

      Subscapularis

    • C. 

      Supraspinatus

    • D. 

      Teres minor

  • 20. 
    What preparation is necessary for a massage/bodywork practitioner before a massage begins?
    • A. 

      Warm the client skin

    • B. 

      Warm the lubricant

    • C. 

      Warm the practitioner's hands

    • D. 

      Wash the practitioner's hands

  • 21. 
    Which of the following is a pigment found in the dermis of the skin?
    • A. 

      Melanin

    • B. 

      Serotonina

    • C. 

      Keratin

    • D. 

      All previous

  • 22. 
    What method used to increase joint mobility?
    • A. 

      Vibrations

    • B. 

      Range of motion

    • C. 

      Active-resisted movements

    • D. 

      Transversal friction

  • 23. 
    Which of the following muscles is associated with supination of the forearm?
    • A. 

      Pronator teres

    • B. 

      Triceps brachial

    • C. 

      Biceps

    • D. 

      Anconeus

  • 24. 
    What is a precaution structure located behind the knee?
    • A. 

      Popliteal artery

    • B. 

      Radial nerve

    • C. 

      Common carotid artery

    • D. 

      Common carotid artery

  • 25. 
    What are intermittent headaches and migraine?
    • A. 

      Headaches caused by muscular tension

    • B. 

      Vascular headaches

    • C. 

      Stress

    • D. 

      Abuse of drugs

  • 26. 
    What name is given to the anatomic (functional) unit of the muscular system?
    • A. 

      Myofibril

    • B. 

      Fascicle

    • C. 

      Sarcolemma

    • D. 

      Sarcomeres

  • 27. 
    What are tendons?
    • A. 

      Found in the joints connecting the bones

    • B. 

      Is a set of conjunctive fibers that attach muscles to bones

    • C. 

      Are the central part of the muscles

    • D. 

      The muscle contractile unit

  • 28. 
    A client is in a prone position with his right arm abducted to 90 ˚, which are elongated or stretched muscle?
    • A. 

      Deltoid

    • B. 

      Latissimus dorsi

    • C. 

      Levator scapula

    • D. 

      Supraspinatus

  • 29. 
    What is the main objective of the post-event sports massage?
    • A. 

      Remove toxins from the tissues

    • B. 

      Evaluate the outcome of competition

    • C. 

      Tone muscles

    • D. 

      Meet new athletes

  • 30. 
    These muscles are voluntary contractions:
    • A. 

      Cardiac muscle

    • B. 

      Visceral or smooth muscles

    • C. 

      Skeletal muscles

    • D. 

      All previous

  • 31. 
    Who is responsible for controlling blood glucose level?
    • A. 

      Parathyroid hormone

    • B. 

      Insulin

    • C. 

      T3

    • D. 

      Melanin