Muscle Tissue

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Question 1
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Muscle tissue, one of the four basic tissue groups, consists chiefly of cells that are highly specializedfor

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conduction.

B

contraction.

C

peristalsis.

D

cushioning.

E

secretion.

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Question 2
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Which of the following is a recognized function of skeletal muscle?

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produce movement

B

maintain posture

C

maintain body temperature

D

guard body entrances and exits

E

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Question 3
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At each end of the muscle, the collagen fibers of the epimysium, perimysium, and endomysium, come together to form a

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tendon.

B

satellite cell.

C

ligament.

D

tenosynovium.

E

sheath.

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Question 4
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The dense layer of connective tissue that surrounds an entire skeletal muscle is the

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tendon.

B

epimysium.

C

endomysium.

D

perimysium.

E

fascicle.

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Question 5
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Nerves and blood vessels that service a muscle fiber are located in the connective tissues of its

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endomysium.

B

perimysium.

C

sarcolemma.

D

sarcomere.

E

myofibrils.

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Question 6
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Afascicle is a

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group of muscle fibers that are encased in the perimysium.
B
layer of connective tissue that separates muscle from skin.
C
group of muscle fibers that are all part of the same motor unit.
D
group of muscle fibers and motor neurons.
E
collection of myofibrils in a muscle fiber.
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Question 7
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The delicate connective tissue that surrounds the skeletal muscle fibers and ties adjacent muscle fiberstogether is the

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endomysium.
B
perimysium.
C
epimysium.
D
superficial fascia.
E
periosteum.
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Question 8
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The bundle of collagen fibers at the end of a skeletal muscle that attaches the muscle to bone is calleda(n)

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fascicle.
B
tendon.
C
ligament.
D
epimysium.
E
myofibril.
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Question 9
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________ can be described as a broad tendinous sheet.

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fasciae
B
retinaculum
C
aponeurosis
D
interstitium
E
tympanum
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Question 10
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Interactions between actin and myosin filaments of the sarcomere are responsible for

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muscle fatigue.
B
the conduction of neural stimulation to the muscle fiber.
C
muscle contraction.
D
muscle relaxation.
E
the striped appearance of skeletal muscle.
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Question 11
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In a sarcomere, the central portion of thick filaments are linked laterally by proteins of the

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Z line.
B
M line.
C
H band.
D
A band.
E
I band.
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Question 12
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The advantage of having many nuclei in a skeletal muscle fiber is the ability to

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contract much more forcefully.
B
produce more ATP with little oxygen.
C
store extra DNA for metabolism.
D
produce large amounts of muscle proteins.
E
produce nutrients for muscle contraction.
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Question 13
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Skeletal muscle fibers are formed from embryonic cells called

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sarcomeres.
B
myofibrils.
C
myoblasts.
D
fascicles.
E
myomeres.
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Question 14
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The repeating unit of a skeletal muscle fiber is the

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sarcolemma.
B
sarcomere.
C
sarcoplasmic reticulum.
D
myofibril.
E
myofilament.
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Question 15
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The plasma membrane of a skeletal muscle fiber is called the

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sarcolemma.
B
sarcomere.
C
sarcosome.
D
sarcoplasmic reticulum.
E
sarcoplasm.
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Question 16
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Which of the following best describes the term sarcomere?

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protein that accounts for elasticity of resting muscle
B
repeating unit of striated myofibrils
C
storage site for calcium ions
D
thin filaments are anchored here
E
largely made of myosin molecules
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Question 17
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Muscle fibers differ from "typical cells" in that muscle fibers

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lack a plasma membrane.
B
have many nuclei.
C
are very small.
D
lack mitochondria.
E
have large gaps in the cell membrane.
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Question 18
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Which of the following best describes the term sarcoplasmic reticulum?

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A
protein that accounts for elasticity of resting muscle
B
repeating unit of striated myofibrils
C
storage and release site for calcium ions
D
thin filaments are anchored here
E
largely made of myosin molecules
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Question 19
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Which of the following best describes the term Z line?

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A
protein that accounts for elasticity of resting muscle
B
repeating unit of striated myofibrils
C
storage site for calcium ions
D
thin filaments are anchored here
E
largely made of myosin molecules
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Question 20
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The region of the sarcomere containing the thick filaments is the

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Z line.
B
M line.
C
H band.
D
A band.
E
I band.
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