What Is the Muscular System? - Function & How Muscles Work in Groups


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Which scenerio represents the origin point of a muscle?

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1. Which of the following is in the correct sequence? From smallest to largest.

2. Which of the following statements is false?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Our muscular system serves many functions within our bodies. This quiz/worksheet combo will help test your understanding of the muscular system. You'll be tested on areas that include origin point of a muscle, agonists, and functions controlled by the muscular system.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following aspects of the muscular system:

  • Skeletal muscles
  • Smooth muscles
  • Muscle anatomy

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as synergist and antagonist
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as contraction and relaxation
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding origin and insertion points
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the functions of the muscular system

Additional Learning

To learn more about the functions of the muscular system, review the accompanying lesson, 'What is the Muscular System? - Function & How Muscles Work in Groups.' This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Discuss the anatomy of muscles
  • Describe the types of muscles
  • Detail the functions of muscles in the human body