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Muscle and Skeletal Systems Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is composed of muscle tissue surrounding a hollow organ?

Question 2 2. Which of the following muscle parts is the smallest in cross sectional area?

Question 3 3. The most common type of cell found in bone connective tissue is an _____.

Question 4 4. In the search for his shoes, Jack stepped on a nail. The pain caused him to step back and fall. Which type of muscle tissue, or tissues, aided in Jack's reaction?

Question 5 5.

Complete the conversation between an adolescent boy and his doctor:

Dr: You might experience a few more growth spurts, but that will eventually stop in a few years.

Bobby: Why do bones stop growing?

Dr: _____

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Question 6 6. Neostigmine is a drug that acts by inhibiting acetylcholinesterase. Which of the following would be a likely side effect of this drug?

Question 7 7. You are looking through a microscope at a piece of cartilage. You see a great number of chondrocytes in the slide. Which of the following is most likely the type of cartilage you are inspecting?

Question 8 8. Why do you think a bone marrow transplant can be a cure for certain diseases of the blood?

Question 9 9. How are the temporal and parietal bones different from the other skull bones?

Question 10 10. A cell that hasn't differentiated (designated what kind of cell it is) is known as a(n) _____.

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Question 11 11. Sam is an amateur boxer who recently suffered a broken maxilla and palatine bone. Which of the following best describes the location of the broken bones?

Question 12 12. The sternum's _____ attaches to the first pair of ribs and clavicles.

Question 13 13. Cartilage is a type of _____.

Question 14 14. The shoulder does NOT include the following bones or projections:

Question 15 15. A type of diarthrosis joint is the:

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Question 16 16. Which type of bone makes up approximately 80% of the human skeleton?

Question 17 17. In a synapse between a neuron and a muscle cell, the neuron sending the transmission is the _____, while the muscle is receiving the transmission is referred to as the _____.

Question 18 18. The most immobile joint type in the body is:

Question 19 19. Skeletal muscle contraction without muscle shortening is responsible for which of the following?

Question 20 20. Vance has been suffering from pain in his lower back since he was injured in a car accident a few weeks ago. In which section of Vance's spine is the lesion LIKELY located?

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Question 21 21. The metatarsal bones are:

Question 22 22. The clavicle articulates with the:

Question 23 23. Why is the skull so important?

Question 24 24. Intramembranous ossification is primarily responsible for forming which bones?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is a neuromuscular disease resulting from destruction of the acetylcholine receptor?

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Question 26 26. What is the difference between the diaphysis and the epiphysis?

Question 27 27. The trochanter is a:

Question 28 28. How are bones in the axial skeleton different from bones in the appendicular skeleton?

Question 29 29. All of the following terms describe a type of muscle tissue EXCEPT _____.

Question 30 30. Which of the following ions stimulates neurotransmitter secretion?

Muscle and Skeletal Systems Chapter Exam Instructions

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