Movements and Locomotion in Animals (Multiple Choice Questions and Answers)

Movements and Locomotion in Animals

Multiple Choice Questions and Answers

 1. Articulation of femur with pelvic girdle is an example of

(a) Gliding joint

(b) Ball and socket joint

(c) Hinge joint

(d) Pivot joint

Answer: (b) Ball and socket joint

2. Obturator foramen occurs in

(a) Pelvic girdle

(b) Skull

(c) Pectoral girdle

(d) Vertebrae

Answer: (a) Pelvic girdle

3. The cup shaped cavity for articulation of head of human is

(a) Glenoid cavity

(b) Acetabulum

(c) Notch

(d) Obturator

Answer: (a) Glenoid cavity

4. The total number of bones in human skeleton is

(a) 206

(b) 205

(c) 306

(d) 305

Answer: (a) 206

5. Cervical vertebrae occurs in

(a) Thoracic

(b) Neck

(c) Abdomen

(d) Tail

Answer: (b) Neck

6. Knee joint is

(a) Ball and socket joint

(b) Pivot joint

(c) Hinge joint

(d) Angular joint

Answer: (c) Hinge joint

7. Joint between atlas and axis vertebra is an example of

(a) Ball and socket

(b) Hinge joint

(c) Pivot joint

(d) Angular joint

Answer: (c) Pivot joint

8. The first vertebra is

(a) Axis

(b) Atlas

(c) Thoracic

(d) Lumbar

Answer: (b) Atlas

 9. The cytoplasm of a muscle fibre is called

(a) Endoplasm

(b) Sarcoplasm

(c) Sarcomere

(d) Karyoplasm

Answer: (b) Sarcoplasm

10. Biceps and triceps are found in

(a) Forearm

(b) Upper arm

(c) Thigh

(d) Shank

Answer: (b) Upper arm

11. Number of floating ribs in human body is

(a) 6 pairs

(b) 2 pairs

(c) 5 pairs

(d) 3 pairs

Answer: (b) 2 pairs

12. Muscle used in bending a limb is called

(a) Flexer

(b) Extensor

(c) Depressor

(d) Elevator

Answer: (a) Flexer

13.The largest muscle of the body is

(a) Biceps

(b) Gluteus maximus

(c) Triceps

(d) Quadriceps

Answer: (b) Gluteus maximus

14. Muscle fatigue is due to excess formation of

(a) ADP

(b) HCL

(c) Lactic acid

(d) Creatine

Answer: (c) Lactic acid

15. Cori’s cycle operates in

(a) Liver

(b) Liver and muscle

(c) Muscle

(d) Nerve

Answer: (b) Liver and muscle

16. Total number of bones in the hind limb of man is

(a) 21

(b) 14

(c) 30

(d) 24

Answer: (c) 30

17. A vertebrate bone, which directly develops from mesenchyme, is called

(a) Dermal bone

(b) Replacing bone

(c) Endochondrial bone

(d) All of these

Answer: (a) Dermal bone

18. Ribs are attached to

(a) Scapula

(b) Sternum

(c) Clavicle

(d) Ilium

Answer: (b) Sternum

19. Surface for attachment of tongue is

(a) Palatine

(b) Sphenoid

(c) Pterygoid

(d).Hyoid apparatus

Answer: (d).Hyoid apparatus

20. In mammals the lower jaw is made of

(a) Maxilla

(b) Dentary

(c) Mandible

(d) Ethmoid

Answer: (c) Mandible

21. Weberian ossicles occur in

(a) Fishes

(b) Frogs

(c) Snakes

(d) Birds

Answer: (a) Fishes

22. A deltoid ridge occurs in

(a) Radius

(b) Ulna

(c) Femur

(d) Humerus

Answer: (d) Humerus

23. Number of cervical vertebrae in camel is

(a) more than those of rabbit

(b) less than those of rabbits

(c) same as those of whale

(d) more than those of horse

Answer: (c) same as those of whale

24. Long bones function in

(a) support

(b) support, erythrocyte and leucocyte synthesis

(c) support and erythrocyte synthesis

(d) erythrocyte formation

Answer: (b) support, erythrocyte and leucocyte synthesis

25. A vertebra having convexity both in front and behind is

(a) Acoelous

(b) Procoelous

(c) Amphicoelous

(d) Amphiplatyan

Answer: (a) Acoelous

26. Which ion is essential for muscle contraction?

(a) Sodium

(b) Potassium

(c) Calcium

(d) Chloride

Answer: (c) Calcium

27. Which is a part of pectoral girdle?

(a) Glenoid cavity

(b) Sternum

(c) Ilium

(d) Acetabulum

Answer: (a) Glenoid cavity

28. Joint between bones of human skull is

(a) Hinge joint

(b) Synovial joint

(c) Cartilaginous joint

(d) Fibrous joint

Answer: (d) Fibrous joint

29. Aastragalus and calcaneum occur in

(a) Shoulder

(b) Hip

(c) Forelimb

(d) Hind limb

Answer: (d) Hind limb

30. Avian (bird) skull is

(a) Monocondylic

(b) Dicondylic

(c) A condylic

(d) None of these

Answer: (a) Monocondylic

31. Fabellae are the sesamoid bones associated with

(a) Elbow joint

(b) Knee joint

(c) Wrist joint

(d) Neck joint

Answer: (b) Knee joint

32. Myoglobin occurs in

(a) red muscle fibres

(b) white muscle fibres

(c) cardiac muscle fibres

(d) Both a and b

Answer: (a) red muscle fibres

33. Source of energy in muscle contraction is

(a) ADP

(b) ATP

(c) GTP

(d) Creatine phosphate

Answer: (b) ATP

34. Which one is a bone of skull?

(a) Atlas

(b) Femur

(c) Tibia

(d) Pterigoid

Answer: (d) Pterigoid

35. If a frog bone femur is treated with dilute HCl, it

(a) becomes hard and brittle

(b) becomes soft and flexible

(c) breaks into pieces

(d) becomes calcified

Answer: (b) becomes soft and flexible

36. The joint between ribs and sternum is

(a) Hinge

(b) Cartilaginous

(c) Fibrous

(d) Angular

Answer: (b) Cartilaginous

37. Functional unit of striated muscle is

(a) I Band

(b) 2 line

(c) Myofilament

(d) Sarcomere

Answer: (d) Sarcomere

38. One of the following is true of muscle contraction

(a) A band remains constant

(b) I band expands

(c) H zone contracts

(d) None of these

Answer: (c) H zone contracts

39. Sarcomere is the structural and functional unit of myofibril and area between

(a) I to I band

(b) Z to Z line

(c) I band to Z line

(d) A to I band

Answer: (b) Z to Z line

40. Total number of bones in human skull is

(a) 26

(b) 29

(c) 30

(d) 107

Answer: (b) 29

41. One of the following is not a function of bones

(a) place for muscle attachment

(b) protection of vital organs

(c) secretion of hormones for calcium regulation in blood and bones

(d) production of blood corpuscles

Answer: (c) secretion of hormones for calcium regulation in blood and bones

42. Four-arm is rotated to turn downward or backward by muscle

(a) adductor

(b) abductor

(c) promoter

(d) extensor

Answer: (c) promoter

43. Which muscle is immune to fatigue?

(a) striped

(b) unstriped

(c) cardiac

(d) voluntary

Answer: (c) cardiac

44. Which is the largest synovial joint?

(a) shoulder joint

(b) knee joint

(c) hip joint

(d) elbow joint

Answer: (c) hip joint

45. Protein present in cartilage is

(a) Chondrin

(b) Ossein

(c) Cartilagin

(d) Collagen

Answer: (a) Chondrin

46. Aacetabulum is present in……… joint

(a) hip

(b) knee

(c) elbow

(d) shoulder

Answer: (a) hip

47. Cervical vertebrae in one of the following are seven

(a) Rabbit

(b) Elephant

(c) Giraffe

(d) All of these

Answer: (d) All of these

48. Which is the largest bone in middle ear?

(a) Incus

(b) Malleus

(c) Stapes

(d) Cochlea

Answer: (b) Malleus

49. Largest smooth muscle is present in

(a) leg

(b) thigh

(c) uterus of pregnant women

(d) urethra

Answer: (b) thigh

50. Atlas and axis are joined by

(a) saddle joint

(b) pivot joint

(c) hinge joint

(d) none of these

Answer: (b) pivot joint