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?

  • Sarcolemma
  • Mysosin
  • Sarcomere
  • Intercalated disc
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2. What does 'involuntary muscle' mean?

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

3. When looking at a microscope slide, cardiac muscle looks to be...

  • 'Spindle' shaped
  • Striated, branched, in rows and with dark areas known intercalated discs.
  • Striated and multinucleated

4. Which of these is NOT a type of cardiac muscle?

  • Ventricular
  • Atrial
  • Myogenic
  • Specialised excitatory and conductive muscle fibres

5. The sinoatrial node is made of '___________'

  • skeletal muscle
  • specialised excitatory and conductive fibres
  • ventricular muscle
  • atrial muscle


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