____ joints do not allow any movement.

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Fixed joints do not allow any movement.

Which of the following cells can’t exhibit amoeboid movement?

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Macrophages, neutrophils and monocytes exhibit amoeboid movement whereas the erythrocytes does not exhibit amoeboid movement.

Which of the following muscle cells are thread-like?

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Skeletal muscle

Which of the following is the smallest unit of contraction in muscle fibers?

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Sarcomere is the smallest unit of contraction in muscle fibers.

The elbow has a hinge joint that allows ____.

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The elbow has a hinge joint that allows back and forth movement.

____ joints occur between the vertebrae.

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Gliding joints occur between the vertebrae.

Hinge joints are ____ joints.

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Hinge joints are movable joints.

A place where two or more bones join is called a ____.

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A place where two or more bones join is called a joint.

Where are the neurotransmitter receptors present in muscle tissue?

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In muscle tissue the neurotransmitter receptors are present on the motor end plate.

Which type of muscle contraction doesn’t involve any movement?

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Isometric contractions occur only if there is no change in the length of the contracting muscle and it causes no movement.

The joints between the teeth and the jaw bones are called ____ joints.

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The joints between the teeth and the jaw bones are called fixed joints.

Which of the following is the flat bone on the ventral midline of thorax?

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Sternum is the flat bone on the ventral midline of thorax.

We are not able to move our upper jaw because of the presence of a ____ joint.

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We are not able to move our upper jaw because of the presence of a fixed joint.

Which of the following is a ball and socket joint?

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The joint of the upper arm and the shoulder is a ball and socket joint.

Which of the following occurs due to accumulation of uric acid crystals?

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Gout is an inflammation of joints due to accumulation of uric acid crystals.

Which of the following joints involves the greatest amount of movement?

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The synovial joint involves the greatest amount of movement.

The joints between the bones of the cranium is a ____ joint.

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The joints between the bones of the cranium is a fixed joint.

Which of the following is a hinge joint?

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A knee joint is the hinge joint among the given four.

Which of the following is an example of a ball and socket joint?

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The hip joint is an example of a ball and socket joint.

In ____ joints, the cartilage between bones allows small movements, somewhat like the movement of a spring.

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In gliding joints, the cartilage between bones allows small movements, somewhat like the movement of a spring.

Which of the following is not the part of “Ear Ossicles”?

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A single U-shaped bone called hyoid is present at the base of the buccal cavity. Each middle ear contains three tiny bones namely: Malleus, Incus and Stapes. These three tiny bones are collectively called Ear Ossicles.

If there is a problem in this type of joints, the person cannot move____.

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Synovial joints help in locomotion and many other movements. So, problem in this type of joints affects the locomotion.

Which of the following doesn’t require muscular movement?

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Internal tubular organs involve ciliary movement whereas limbs, jaws and tongue require muscular movement.

If a person has decreased level of estrogen production, which of the following will the major problem in that person?

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Osteoporosis is an age-related disorder. Decreased levels of estrogen are a common cause for osteoporosis. It is characterized by decreased bone mass and increased chances of fractures.

Which of the following is not a part of axial skeleton?

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The axial and the appendicular skeleton are the two principal divisions of skeleton. The skull, vertebral column, sternum and ribs constitute axial skeleton. The bones of the limbs along with their girdles constitute the appendicular skeleton. Fore limb comes under the appendicular skeleton category.

Which of the following pair is correct?

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Gliding joint – joint between the carpals

In a pivotal joint a ____ bone rotates in a ring.

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In a pivotal joint a cylindrical bone rotates in a ring.

In a ____ joint, a bony ring rotates around a pivot or stick like bone.

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In a pivot joint, a bony ring rotates around a pivot or stick like bone.

Which of the following is the joint between carpal and metacarpal of thumb?

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Saddle joint is the joint between carpal and metacarpal of thumb.

Why do cartilages have slightly pliable matrix?

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Cartilage is a specialised connective tissue which has slightly pliable matrix due to chondroitin salts.

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