Three Types of Muscle

Quiz on the Three Types of Muscles

Spread 2.4.8 in the OCR Biology A2 Student Text Book (pages 234 to 235)

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1. What is the name of the cell surface membrane that surrounds muscle fibres?

  • Intercalated disc
  • Mysosin
  • Sarcolemma
  • Sarcomere
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2. '____________' increases the heart's rate of contraction.

  • Thin actin
  • Sympathetic stimulation
  • Atrial muscle
  • Parasympathetic stimulation

3. Which of these is NOT a type of muscle?

  • Voluntary
  • Involuntary
  • Myogenic
  • Cardiac

4. What is the action of smooth muscle in the iris?

  • Protects the eye from debris
  • Makes the eye smooth to the touch
  • Controlling the intensity of light entering the eye
  • Helps you to see better

5. What does 'involuntary muscle' mean?

  • A muscle that leads to the movement of the skeleton at the joints.
  • A muscle that is not under concious (voluntary) control.
  • A muscle that did not volunteer to be a muscle and is quite frankly upset that it is a muscle.
  • A muscle that is damaged and involuntarily spasms.


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