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How Muscle Levers Affect Muscle Efficiency

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Which of the following demonstrates a first-class lever system?

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1. A machine is built with a lever system to move heavy loads. Which of the following would be the most efficient in terms of moving a heavy load with relatively little effort or force?

2. Consider an individual who needs surgery to reattach his biceps tendon to his forearm. He requests the surgeon reattach the tendon in such a way to increase the strength of his forearm flexion. What would the surgeon need to do to accomplish his request?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz will test you on definitions related to levers. The questions will provide you definitions and you will need to identify the correct term. Other questions will provide you with scenarios and ask you to identify the best type of lever to use.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The assessments will test you on the following topics:

  • Lever systems
  • First-class lever
  • Biceps tendons

Skills Practiced

The quiz will help you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related muscle levers lesson
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of muscle levers
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about muscle levers in a different light

Additional Learning

Finish the quiz and then head over to the partner lesson How Muscle Levers Affect Muscle Efficiency. The lesson will help you cover the following topics:

  • Clarifying the different types of lever systems
  • Understanding the parts of lever systems
  • Detailing the different classes of levers
  • Providing a useful acronym to remember the parts of levers
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