Major Functions of Cardiac & Smooth Muscles


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What do cardiac and smooth muscles have in common?

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1. If you looked at cardiac muscle under a microscope what would you notice?

2. What is another name for cardiac muscle?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo can assess your understanding of cardiac and smooth muscles and the ways in which they function. You will be assessed on the differences and similarities between these muscles.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz/worksheet combo can help you review:

  • Properties of cardiac muscles
  • Similarities between cardiac and smooth muscles
  • Location of a smooth muscle
  • Another name for cardiac muscle
  • The type of muscle that's found in the uterine walls

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet can help you exercise these skills:

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about muscles
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding the location of a smooth muscle
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding another name for cardiac muscle and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about muscles, review the corresponding lesson, Major Functions of Smooth & Cardiac Muscles. This lesson will help you:

  • Understand the characteristics of cardiac muscles and smooth muscles
  • Examine how involuntary muscles function
  • Define the term striated