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Introduction to Muscle!

Quiz by Kathy Gray

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24 questions
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  • Q1
    The following type of muscle is voluntary
    Smooth
    Sphincter
    Skeletal
    Cardiac
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  • Q2
    The following type of muscle contains intercalated discs
    Skeletal
    Cardiac
    Sphincter
    Smooth
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  • Q3
    Which of the following types of muscle is not striated?
    Smooth
    Cardiac
    Skeletal
    None of the abpve
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  • Q4
    Which of the following refers to the ability of muscle cells (also called fibers) to shorten?
    Contractibility
    Excitability
    Extensibility
    Elasticity
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  • Q5
    Which of the following refers to the ability of muscles to be stretched?
    Extensibility
    Contractibility
    Irritability
    Elasticity
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  • 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
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  • Q7
    The part of skeletal muscle that attaches to bone and does NOT move is called the:
    Origin
    Insertion
    Nucleus
    Belly
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  • Q8
    The part of skeletal muscle that is attached AND MOVES during muscle contraction is called the;
    Belly
    Sarcomere
    Origin
    Insertion
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  • Q9
    The central portion of muscle is called the:
    Insertion
    Center
    Origin
    Belly
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • Q12
    The major source of energy in muscle is:
    Musclenergia
    Lactic Acid
    Red Bull
    ATP
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  • Q13
    The byproduct of muscle contraction that leaves us sore after a hard workout is:
    DOMS
    Lactic acid
    Sarcomere
    glycogen
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  • Q14
    The storage form of glucose in our muscles is:
    Glucagon
    Stevia
    Sucralose
    Glycogen
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  • 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
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  • Q16
    The neurotransmitter (the chemical) that is released and travels from nerve to muscle to stimulate the muscle to contract is called:
    Serotonin
    Acetylcholine
    Dopamine
    Creatine
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  • Q17
    This refers to when muscles contract and shorten (like when doing a biceps curl):
    Isolateral exercise
    Isometric Exercise
    Pilates
    Isotonic exercise
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  • Q18
    This refers to when muscles contract but do not shorten (like when holding a plank):
    Plyometric
    Isolateral
    Isometric
    Isotonic
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  • Q19
    When a muscle cell ii stimulated, it contracts all the way. This is referred to as the"
    The law of necessity
    It does it or it doesn't law
    All or none law
    Just do it law
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  • Q20
    An example of a muscle named because of it's size is the :
    Frontalis
    Gluteus maximus
    Biceps
    Triceps
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