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Introduction to Muscle!

Quiz by Kathy Gray

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  • Q1
    The following type of muscle is voluntary
    Smooth
    Sphincter
    Skeletal
    Cardiac
    30s
  • Q2
    The following type of muscle contains intercalated discs
    Skeletal
    Cardiac
    Sphincter
    Smooth
    30s
  • Q3
    Which of the following types of muscle is not striated?
    Smooth
    Cardiac
    Skeletal
    None of the abpve
    30s
  • Q4
    Which of the following refers to the ability of muscle cells (also called fibers) to shorten?
    Contractibility
    Excitability
    Extensibility
    Elasticity
    30s
  • Q5
    Which of the following refers to the ability of muscles to be stretched?
    Extensibility
    Contractibility
    Irritability
    Elasticity
    30s
  • Q6
    Which of the following refers to the ability of muscle to go back to it's normal length after stretching it out (just like a rubber band)?
    Contractility
    Elasticity
    Excitability
    Extensibility
    30s
  • Q7
    The part of skeletal muscle that attaches to bone and does NOT move is called the:
    Origin
    Insertion
    Nucleus
    Belly
    30s
  • Q8
    The part of skeletal muscle that is attached AND MOVES during muscle contraction is called the;
    Belly
    Sarcomere
    Origin
    Insertion
    30s
  • Q9
    The central portion of muscle is called the:
    Insertion
    Center
    Origin
    Belly
    30s
  • Q10
    When doing a biceps burl, the biceps muscle is the main muscle that moves and is called the:
    antagonist
    Prime mover
    synergist
    Main show
    30s
  • Q11
    When you do a biceps curl, the triceps on the opposite side of the arm does the opposite and actually relaxes. In this case, the triceps is not the prime mover but the:
    Synergist
    Stabilizer
    Weakling
    Antagonist
    30s
  • Q12
    The major source of energy in muscle is:
    Musclenergia
    Lactic Acid
    Red Bull
    ATP
    30s
  • Q13
    The byproduct of muscle contraction that leaves us sore after a hard workout is:
    DOMS
    Lactic acid
    Sarcomere
    glycogen
    30s
  • Q14
    The storage form of glucose in our muscles is:
    Glucagon
    Stevia
    Sucralose
    Glycogen
    30s
  • Q15
    Every time a muscle is stimulated to contract, a nerve must fire and "tell" the muscle to contract. This area where the nerve and muscle meet up is called the:
    Sarcomere
    Conjunction junction
    Neuromuscular junction
    Acetylcholine
    30s

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