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Anatomy: Muscle Quiz


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The ability of a muscle to respond to a stimulus is called

A. irritability

B. isometric

C. elastibility

D. concentric


Area #4 is called the –
   
A.     epimysium
   
B.     perimysium
   
C.     endomysium
   
D.     muscle fiber


Concentric contraction is where a muscle –

A. shortens

B. lengthens

C. stays the same


Area #3 is called the
   
A.     perimysium
   
B.     epimysium
   
C.     muscle fiber
   
D.     fascicle


A flat sheet like fibrous tissue that connects muscle or bone to other tissues

A. aponeurosis

B. contractility

C. agonist

D. antagonist


Area #5 is called the –
   
A.     muscle fiber
   
B.     epimysium
   
C.     perimysium
   
D.     fascicle


Peristalsis, the squeezing of this muscle helps move food through the digestive system.

A. skeletal muscle

B. cardiac muscle

C. smooth muscle

D. none of the above.


Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of skeletal muscles?
   
A.     striated
   
B.     involuntary
   
C.     voluntary
   
D.     multinucleated


Eccentric contraction is where a muscle

A. shortens

B. lengthens

C. stays the same


Area #1 is known as a –
   
A.     perimysium
   
B.     epimysium
   
C.     muscle fiber
   
D.     fascicle


Area #2 is called the –
   
A.     endomysium
   
B.     perimysium
   
C.     epimysium
   
D.     olomysium


Isometric contraction is where a muscle

A. shortens

B. lengthens

C. stays the same


Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of smooth muscle?
   
A.     multinucleated
   
B.     involuntary
   
C.     nonstriated
   
D.     single nucleated


Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of Cardiac muscles
   
A.     striated
   
B.     single nucleated
   
C.     involuntary
   
D.     multinucleated




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