The Musculoskeletal and Integumentary Systems Quiz


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Which is the biggest muscle in the human body?

A. heart

B. sartorius

C. gluteus minimus

D. gluteus maximus


a connective tissue that holds bones together

A. cartilage

B. connective tissue

C. ligament

D. joint


The picture represents muscle tissue.

Which type of muscle tissue is pictured?
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A. cardiac

B. skeletal

C. smooth

D. striated


Identifying Structures of the Musculoskeletal System

Label D
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A. ligament

B. cartilage

C. tendon

D. muscle

E. bone


Which trait do cardiac and smooth muscle share?

A. voluntary

B. involuntary

C. nonstriated

D. striated


_________ tissues support and bind tissues and organs together.

A. cartilage

B. connective tissue

C. ligament

D. joint


Identifying Structures of the Musculoskeletal System

Label A
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A. bone

B. muscle

C. tendon

D. cartilage

E. ligament


To raise an arm upward, the muscle on one side of it contracts.

What happens to the muscle on the opposite side of the arm?
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A. contracts

B. relaxes

C. both contracts and relaxes

D. neither contracts nor relaxes


Identifying Structures of the Musculoskeletal System

Label B
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A. bone

B. muscle

C. tendon

D. cartilage

E. ligament


Supports bone in ear

A. stapedius

B. sartorius

C. gluteus maximus


Which action would be completed by skeletal muscle tissue?

A. kicking a soccer ball

B. increasing the heartbeat

C. moving blood through arteries

D. digesting lunch


lightweight, inner layer of a bone that contains many small spaces

A. bone marrow

B. spongy bone

C. compact bone


protects the body from harmful bacteria

A. muscles

B. nerve endings

C. oil glands


Which structure of the skeletal system holds bones together?

A. cartilage

B. ligament

C. joint


moves hip and thigh

A. stapedius

B. sartorius

C. gluteus maximus


The skin is the largest organ in the body.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


When Jacob starts running, his legs move faster and his heart rate increases. Which types of muscles are involved in these changes?

A. Skeletal muscles control his leg movement and smooth muscles control his heart rate.

B. Skeletal muscles control his leg movement and cardiac muscles control his heart rate.

C. Smooth muscles control his leg movement and cardiac muscles control his heart rate.

D. Skeletal muscles control both his leg movement and heart rate.


Which is a function common to both the muscular and skeletal systems?

A. regulation of body temperature

B. production of blood cells

C. bending of the arm

D. breaking down of food


The biggest muscle

A. gluteus maximus

B. stapedius muscle

C. sartorius


Which describes an interaction within the musculoskeletal system?

A. When a ligament contracts, a tendon will move.

B. When a tendon contracts, a ligament will move.

C. When a bone contracts, a muscle will move.

D. When a muscle contracts, a bone will move.


Which protects nerve endings at the ends of fingers and toes?

A. joints

B. hair

C. nails

D. muscle


The longest muscle in the body

A. gluteus maximus

B. stapedius muscle

C. sartorius


The hair on Jamal’s arms is standing straight up.

What most likely explains why his hair is behaving this way?
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A. He is in a cold area.

B. He is sweating.

C. He is in danger of bacteria.

D. He is receiving information for touch.


Which is the function of the skull?

A. produces brain cells

B. protects the brain

C. gives shape to the brain

D. moves the brain


What is the flexible connective tissue shown in blue?

A. muscle

B. cartilage

C. bone

D. tendon




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