Anatomy & Physiology 11 The Muscular System MCQ

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2014
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Question: Which of the following is unique to the muscles of facial expression?

Choices:

They all originate from the scalp musculature.

They insert onto the cartilage found around the face.

They only insert onto the facial bones.

They insert into the skin.

Question: The location of a muscle's insertion and origin can determine ________.

Choices:

action

the force of contraction

muscle name

the load a muscle can carry

Question: Which muscle has a convergent pattern of fascicles?

Choices:

biceps brachii

gluteus maximus

pectoralis major

rectus femoris

Question: Which of the following statements is correct about what happens during flexion?

Choices:

The angle between bones is increased.

The angle between bones is decreased.

The bone moves away from the body.

The bone moves toward the center of the body.

Question: Which is moved the least during muscle contraction?

Choices:

the origin

the insertion

the ligaments

the joints

Question: A muscle that has a pattern of fascicles running along the long axis of the muscle has which of the following fascicle arrangements?

Choices:

circular

pennate

parallel

rectus

Question: Which of the following helps an agonist work?

Choices:

a synergist

a fixator

an insertion

an antagonist

Question: Which arrangement best describes a bipennate muscle?

Choices:

The muscle fibers feed in on an angle to a long tendon from both sides.

The muscle fibers feed in on an angle to a long tendon from all directions.

The muscle fibers feed in on an angle to a long tendon from one side.

The muscle fibers on one side of a tendon feed into it at a certain angle and muscle fibers on the other side of the tendon feed into it at the opposite angle.

Question: Which muscle name does not make sense?

Choices:

extensor digitorum

gluteus minimus

biceps femoris

extensor minimus longus

Question: Where is the temporalis muscle located?

Choices:

on the forehead

in the neck

on the side of the head

on the chin

Question: Which of the following terms would be used in the name of a muscle that moves the leg away from the body?

Choices:

flexor

adductor

extensor

abductor

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Source:  OpenStax College. Anatomy & Physiology, OpenStax-CNX Web site. http://cnx.org/content/col11496/1.6/, Jun 11, 2014
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