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GCSE CCEA PE Muscular system

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  • Q1
    Which type of muscle is responsible for involuntary movements?
    Smooth muscle
    Skeletal muscle
    Cardiac muscle
    Abdominal muscle
    30s
  • Q2
    Which of the following is a characteristic of cardiac muscle?
    It is striated
    It is voluntary
    It is responsible for peristalsis
    It is found in the walls of blood vessels
    30s
  • Q3
    Which muscle group is primarily responsible for extension of the knee joint?
    Quadriceps femoris
    Hamstrings
    Gastrocnemius
    Deltoid
    30s
  • Q4
    What is the main function of the muscular system?
    To aid in digestion
    To regulate body temperature
    To facilitate movement
    To protect internal organs
    30s
  • Q5
    Which statement best describes how antagonistic muscle pairs work in the muscular system?
    Antagonistic muscle pairs work by one muscle contracting while the other relaxes.
    Antagonistic muscle pairs work by both muscles contracting simultaneously.
    Antagonistic muscle pairs work by both muscles relaxing simultaneously.
    Antagonistic muscle pairs work by one muscle contracting while the other remains static.
    30s
  • Q6
    Which muscle is considered the antagonist to the biceps?
    Quadriceps
    Deltoids
    Triceps
    Hamstrings
    30s
  • Q7
    Which muscle acts as the antagonist to the quadriceps?
    Biceps
    Triceps
    Deltoids
    Hamstrings
    30s
  • Q8
    Which muscle is considered the antagonist to the hamstrings?
    Biceps
    Triceps
    Deltoids
    Quadriceps
    30s
  • Q9
    What is the main difference between isometric and isotonic movements?
    The amount of joint movement
    The amount of muscle activation
    The speed of muscle contraction
    The type of muscle fiber used
    30s
  • Q10
    Which type of muscle contraction involves the muscle staying the same length while it contracts?
    Concentric contraction
    Isokinetic contraction
    Eccentric contraction
    Isometric contraction
    30s
  • Q11
    Which type of muscle contraction involves the muscle lengthening while it contracts?
    Isokinetic contraction
    Concentric contraction
    Eccentric contraction
    Isometric contraction
    30s
  • Q12
    Which type of movement involves the muscles contracting and changing joint angles?
    Isotonic movement
    Eccentric movement
    Concentric movement
    Isometric movement
    30s
  • Q13
    Which type of movement involves the muscles shortening while they contract?
    Concentric movement
    Eccentric movement
    Isotonic movement
    Isometric movement
    30s
  • Q14
    Which type of movement involves a constant muscle tension but no change in muscle length?
    Isotonic movement
    Eccentric movement
    Concentric movement
    Isometric movement
    30s
  • Q15
    Which type of muscle contraction involves the muscle shortening while it contracts?
    Eccentric contraction
    Isokinetic contraction
    Concentric contraction
    Isometric contraction
    30s

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