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The Musculoskeletal and Integumentary Systems Quiz


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moves hip and thigh

A. stapedius

B. sartorius

C. gluteus maximus


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


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


_________ tissues support and bind tissues and organs together.

A. cartilage

B. connective tissue

C. ligament

D. joint


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

A. joints

B. hair

C. nails

D. muscle


tissue in the hollow part of the bone

A. compact bone

B. spongy bone

C. bone marrow


Which trait do cardiac and smooth muscle share?

A. voluntary

B. involuntary

C. nonstriated

D. striated


Identifying Structures of the Musculoskeletal System

Label B
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A. bone

B. muscle

C. tendon

D. cartilage

E. ligament


The biggest muscle

A. gluteus maximus

B. stapedius muscle

C. sartorius


What do the stapedius and gluteus maximus have in common?

A. They move the hips and thighs.

B. They are attached to bones.

C. They are the largest muscles.

D. They are the smallest muscles.


Which structure connects muscles to bones?

A. ligament

B. cartilage

C. tendon

D. bone marrow


Which is the largest organ?

A. sartorius

B. skin

C. hair

D. gluteus maximus


Identifying Structures of the Musculoskeletal System

Label A
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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


__________ is a flexible connective tissue that protects bones as the bones rub against each other.

A. ligament

B. connective tissue

C. cartilage

D. joint


Which is the biggest muscle in the human body?

A. heart

B. sartorius

C. gluteus minimus

D. gluteus maximus


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

A. bone marrow

B. spongy bone

C. compact bone


The skin is the largest organ in the body.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Henry touched a hot plate and immediately moved his finger away from it.

Which best explains the integumentary system’s role in this reaction?
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A. Oil in the skin sensed the temperature difference.

B. Nerve endings in the skin responded to the heat.

C. Some hairs stood up when the fingers touched the plate.

D. His nails absorbed heat and moved his finger away from the plate.


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.


a connective tissue that holds bones together

A. cartilage

B. connective tissue

C. ligament

D. joint


striated, involuntary, helps pump the blood through the body

A. cardiac muscle

B. smooth muscle

C. skeletal muscle


Identifying Structures of the Musculoskeletal System

Label D
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A. ligament

B. cartilage

C. tendon

D. muscle

E. bone


striated, voluntary, helps body to move

A. cardiac muscle

B. smooth muscle

C. skeletal muscle


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.




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