Muscle Tissue Histology MCQ Questions And Answers

1. Which fiber type is make up fast-twitch muscle?
a. Red fibers
b. White fibers
c. Intermediate fibers
d. All of the above
e. None of the above
Answer: b

2. What is a receptor in muscle?
a. Motor unit
b. Motor neuron
c. Motor end plate
d. Neuromuscular spindle
e. Neurotransmitter
Answer: d

3. What is the connective tissue covering of a muscle fascicle?
a. Sarcolemma
b. Endomysium
c. Epimysium
d. Sarcoplasm
e. Perimysium
Answer: e

4. Which fiber type has more myoglobin?
a. Red fibers
b. White fibers
c. Intermediate fibers
d. All of the above
e. None of the above
Answer: a

5. Which fiber type is seen in skeletal muscle?
a. Red fibers
b. White fibers
c. Intermediate fibers
d. All of the above
e. None of the above
Answer: d

6. What is the outer connective tissue covering of a muscle?
a. Epimysium
b. Sarcoplasm
c. Perimysium
d. Sarcolemma
e. Endomysium
Answer: a

7. What is myosin?
a. Muscle fibers
b. Myofibrils
c. Myocardium
d. Myofilament
e. Muscle cell
Answer: d

8. What type of muscle is specialized for contraction?
a. Skeletal muscle
b. Cardiac muscle
c. Smooth muscle
d. Both “a” and “b”
e. “a” “b” and “c”
Answer: e

9. What is released at a synapse?
a. Motor unit
b. Motor neuron
c. Motor end plate
d. Neuromuscular spindle
e. Neurotransmitter
Answer: e

10. What is the covering of an individual muscle fiber?
a. Sarcoplasm
b. Perimysium
c. Endomysium
d. Epimysium
e. Sarcolemma
Answer: c

11. Which of the following is composed of cardiac muscle?
a. Biceps muscle
b. Tongue
c. Heart
d. Upper esophagus
e. Walls of the visceral organs
Answer: c

12. What type of muscle contains actin and myosin?
a. Skeletal muscle
b. Cardiac muscle
c. Smooth muscle
d. Both “a” and “b”
e. “a” “b” and “c”
Answer: e

13. Which fiber type uses more aerobic metabolism?
a. Red fibers
b. White fibers
c. Intermediate fibers
d. All of the above
e. None of the above
Answer: a

14. Which fiber type is seen in smooth muscle?
a. Red fibers
b. White fibers
c. Intermediate fibers
d. All of the above
e. None of the above
Answer: e

15. What are the bundle of longitudinal contractile elements within a muscle cell called?
a. Myofilaments
b. Myosin
c. Muscle fibers
d. Myofibrils
e. Myocardium
Answer: d

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