Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come
to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will
Click it to see your results. Good luck!
Question 11.Which of the following structures are optimally arranged to maximize contraction?
Question 22.Consider a drug that inhibits ATP synthesis. What effect would this drug have on muscle tissue?
Question 33.In the neuromuscular pathway at a chemical synapse, what must first occur for the postsynaptic cell to receive a signal?
Question 44.Rapid contractions of skeletal muscle in the body are responsible for the regulation of WHAT element?
Question 55.Maximization of muscle contraction is directly related to WHAT design feature of human muscles?
Question 66.What structure attaches a skeletal muscle to a bone?
Question 77.Autonomic motor neurons would cause which of the following physiological reactions in the human body?
Question 88.Which type, or types, of muscle tissue innervate the somatic nervous system?
Question 99.Skeletal muscle contraction without muscle shortening is responsible for which of the following?
Question 1010.Which of the following regulates smooth muscle but not striated muscle contraction?
Question 1111.Which of the following is NOT true of a skeletal muscle motor unit?
Question 1212.The connective tissue that surrounds each fascicle in the fascicular arrangement of skeletal muscles is known as _____?
Question 1313.Which statement is true of the muscle length in an isometric contraction?
Question 1414.In the sequence of bodily movement, a contracted muscle _____ a body part to create the motion?
Question 1515.Consider a disease in which troponin is targeted and destroyed by the patient's own immune system. Which of the following would be likely symptoms?
Question 1616.All of the following terms describe a type of muscle tissue EXCEPT _____.
Question 1717.A lack of ATP and a continuous binding of calcium to troponin is MOST likely to cause which of the following conditions to set in?
Question 1818.What is the functional unit of a striated muscle?
Question 1919.Which of the following occurs first in a single cross bridge cycle, beginning with the high-energy/attached stage?
Question 2020.Neostigmine is a drug that acts by inhibiting acetylcholinesterase. Which of the following would be a likely side effect of this drug?
Question 2121.Slow muscle fibers are best characterized by which of the following descriptions?
Question 2222.What is another name for motor unit summation?
Question 2323.Which of the following is NOT characteristic of fast muscle fibers?
Question 2424.The two primary types of muscle contractions are muscle shortening known as concentric contractions, and _____ contractions, where the muscle elongates?
Question 2525.Actin and myosin filaments form _____, or the long, contractile threads located in striated muscle cells?
Question 2626.Actin is a thin, contractile protein that is a component of the _____, or the functional unit of striated muscle?
Question 2727.If a muscle is held at a shortened resting length, then why is tension development compromised?
Question 2828.Which regulatory protein covers the myosin binding sites on the actin molecules?
Question 2929.Which of the following is composed of muscle tissue surrounding a hollow organ?
Question 3030.Hollow organs found in the body are composed of WHAT type of muscle?
Muscle Physiology Chapter Exam Instructions
Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next question. You can skip questions if you would like and come back
to them later with the "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will
appear. Click it to see your results. You will lose your work if you close or refresh this page. Good luck!