Which of the following joints would allow no movement?

1. Fibrous joint

2. Cartilaginous joint

3. Synovial joint

4. Ball and socket joint

Subtopic:  Fibrous & Catilaginous Joints |
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Which of the following is not a function of the skeletal system?

1. Production of erythrocytes

2. Storage of minerals

3. Production of body heat

4. Locomotion

Subtopic:  Human Skeleton: Introduction, Function, Parts |
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Sliding filament theory can be best explained as:

1. when myofilaments slide past each other, actin filaments shorten
while myosin filament does not shorten
2. actin and myosin filaments shorten and slide past each other
3. actin and myosin filaments do not shorten but rather slide pass
each other
4. when myofilaments slide past each other, myosin filaments shorten
While actin filaments do not shorten
Subtopic:  Sliding Filament Theory |
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Glenoid cavity articulates:

1. clavicle with acromion
2. scapula with acromion
3. clavicle with scapula
4. humerus with scapula

Subtopic:  Appendicular Skeleton: Girdle |
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Select the correct matching of the types of the joint with the example in the human skeletal system:

Types of joint Examples
1. cartilaginous joint between frontal and parietal
2. Pivot joint between third and fourth cervical vertebrae
3. Hinge joint between the humerus and pectoral girdle
4. Gliding joint between carpals


1. 1
2. 2
3. 3
4. 4

Subtopic:  Synovial Joint |
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Stimulation of a muscle fiber by a motor neuron occurs at:

1. the neuromuscular junction

2. the transverse tubules

3. the myofibril

4. the sarcoplasmic reticulum

Subtopic:  Muscle Contraction: Other Considerations |
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The characteristics and an example of a synovial joint in humans are:

Characteristics Examples
1. Fluid-filled between two joints, provides cushion  Skull Bones
2. Lymph filled between two bones, limited motion Gliding joint between carpals
3. Fluid-filled synovial cavity between two bones Joint between atlas and axis
4. Fluid cartilage between two bones, limited motion Knee joint
Subtopic:  Synovial Joint |
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Select the correct statement with respect to locomotion in humans:

1. Accumulation of uric crystals in joints causes inflammation
2. The vertebral column has 10 thoracic vertebrae
3. The joint between adjacent vertebrae is a fibrous joint 
4. The decreased level of progesterone causes osteoporosis in old people

Subtopic:  Disorders of Muscular and Skeletal System |
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The H-zone in the skeletal muscle fibre is due to:

1. The central gap between myosin filaments in the A-band.
2. The central gap between actin filaments extends through myosin filaments in the A-band.
3. Extension of myosin filaments in the central portion of the A-band
4. The absence of myofibrils in the central portion of the A-band.

Subtopic:  Skeletal Muscle: Sarcomere |
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During muscle contraction in humans the:
1. Sarcomere does not shorten
2. A band remains the same
3. A, H and I bands shorten
4. Actin filaments shorten
Subtopic:  Sliding Filament Theory |
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