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Prentice Hall Biology

Chapter 36: Skeletal, Muscular, and Integumentary Systems

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(TAKS 2, Bio TEKS 10A.9)
1. The energy for muscle contraction is supplied by
A ATP.
B protein.
C acetylcholine.
D movement.


(TAKS 2, Bio TEKS 10A.9)
2. Which type of muscle tissue is found in the walls of blood vessels?
F voluntary muscle
G striated muscle
H skeletal muscle
J smooth muscle


(TAKS 2, Bio TEKS 10A.9)
3. According to the sliding filament model, each of the following steps occurs in muscle contraction EXCEPT that
A myosin and actin filaments come near each other.
B projections on myosin filaments form cross-bridges with actin filaments.
C cross-bridges pull the two filaments past each other.
D actin filaments return to their original positions.


(TAKS 2, Bio TEKS 10A.6)
4. The integumentary system does NOT contain
F skin.
G hair.
H nails.
J cartilage.


(TAKS 2, Bio TEKS 10A.1)
5. Red and white blood cells are normally produced in the bone's
A periosteum.
B osteocytes.
C marrow.
D Haversian canals.


(TAKS 2, Bio TEKS 10A.9)
6. Voluntary movements such as winking an eye depend on
F skeletal muscle.
G smooth muscle.
H cardiac muscle.
J all three types of muscle.


(TAKS 2, Bio TEKS 10A.9)
7. The light and dark bands seen in skeletal muscles are
A actin and myosin filaments.
B cross-bridges.
C thin filaments.
D thick filaments.


(TAKS 2, Bio TEKS 10A.7)
8. Bone is composed of
F living cells, dead cells, and calcium fibers.
G living cells, protein fibers, and calcium salts.
H dead cells, protein fibers, and calcium salts.
J living cells, dead cells, and protein fibers.


(TAKS 4, IPC TEKS 9D)
9. The measure of how well a solute dissolves in a solvent at a given temperature is its
A viscosity.
B buoyancy.
C solubility.
D specific gravity.


(TAKS 2, Bio TEKS 10A.7)
10. Which bones form an immovable joint?
F the bones of the hip joint
G the bones of the skull
H the bones of the elbow joint
J the ribs and vertebrae