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Most muscles cross at least one
a) tendon b) joint c) bone d) ligament
The attachment of a muscle’s tendon to the stationary bone is called the ______; the attachment of the muscle’s other tendon to the movable bone is called the ______.
a) origin, action b) insertion, action c) origin, insertion d) insertion, origin
A lever is acted on at two different points by two different forces which are called the
a) fulcrum and resistance. b) leverage and load. c) lever and resistance. d) effort and load.
Motion will occur in a muscle when the ______ supplied exceeds the _______.
a) effort, load b) resistance, lever c) load, effort d) load, resistance
The muscle that serves as the “prime mover” during a movement is called the
a) antagonist. b) agonist. c) synergist. d) fixator.
This type of muscle works by stabilizing the origin of the agonist so that it can act more efficiently.
a) synergist b) agonist c) antagonist d) fixator
Which of the following is NOT a characteristic commonly used to name skeletal muscles?
a) Size b) Thickness of fibers c) Shape d) Number of origins
If one is stabbed on the lateral side of the abdomen, what abdominal muscles, in order from superficial to deep, will the knife go through?
a) rectus abdominis, external oblique, internal oblique b) external oblique, internal oblique, transversus abdominis c) transversus abdominis, rectus abdominis, external oblique d) external oblique, transversus abdominis, rectus abdominis
A muscle that has three origins is called a
a) biceps. b) quadriceps. c) triceps. d) trapezius.
Based on its name, which of the following best describes characteristics of the biceps femoris muscle?
a) has two insertions and found in lower leg b) has two bellies and found in the upper leg c) has two origins and found in the upper leg d) has two origins and found in the upper arm
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