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Muscular System Quiz


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Turning your head to look both ways before crossing the street is what kind of movement?

A. Voluntary

B. Involuntary


When muscles contract, the length of the muscle

A. lengthens

B. extends

C. shortens

D. stretches


How should you care for your muscular system. Except?

A. Exercise regularly.

B. Warm-up before and cool-down after exercise.

C. Eat healthy foods, especially foods high in protein.

D. Eat fast food on a daily basis.

E. Stretch to remain flexible.


Your Heart beating is an example of what kind of movement?

A. Voluntary

B. Involuntary


Flexible tissue that covers the ends of your bones at joints is called

A. Synovial Fluid

B. Cartilage

C. Smooth Muscle

D. Biceps


Which muscles are involuntary?

A. Skeletal

B. Smooth

C. Cardiac

D. smooth and cardiac


Which muscle type is found in your stomach, bladder, and intestines?

A. Skeletal

B. Smooth

C. Cardiac

D. Straight


Muscles that you control are known as….

A. Involuntary

B. Fast Twitch

C. Voluntary

D. Slow Twitch


A place where two bones meet is called a

A. Hip Bone

B. Synovial Fluid

C. Joint

D. Biceps


Which type of muscle tires quickly during exercise?

A. skeletal muscle

B. breathing muscle

C. cardiac muscle

D. smooth muscle


What do tendons attach?

A. muscles to ligaments

B. muscles to other muscles

C. muscles to bones

D. muscles to organs


When you walk, muscles in your legs contract and relax. This is a great example of the ____ system in action.

A. muscular system

B. circulatory system

C. excretory system

D. nervous system


The most important muscle in the body is the

A. Bicep

B. Tricep

C. Heart

D. Hamstring


Involuntary muscle

A. muscle found in the heart

B. muscle found in the organs

C. muscle that works automatically

D. all of these


Cardiac muscles are ONLY located in the heart

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Muscles always work in _____

A. pairs

B. groups of 3

C. bones

D. joints


Your stomach digesting food is an example of what kind of movement?

A. Voluntary

B. Involuntary


Exercise is important for muscles because it

A. helps maintain strength and flexibility.

B. gives muscles more energy.

C. prevents muscles from becoming tired.

D. prevents muscle injuries.




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