General Knowledge Quiz Questions with Answers on Biology - The Muscles

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General Knowledge Quiz Questions with Answers on Biology


The Muscles

 

Q:  What are the muscles?

— The lean flesh of the body; bands and bundles of fleshy threads which cover the body.

Q: Of what use are the muscles to the body?

— They cover the bones; they support and move the bones and different parts of the body.

Q: Name some parts of the body which are made of muscles.

— The eyeballs, the eyelids, the tongue, the heart, the lungs.

Q: What color are the muscles?

— Red.

Q: Of what use are the muscles of your head?

— They cover and move the parts of my head and face.

Q: Of what use are the muscles of your trunk?

— They move the parts of my neck and trunk.

Q: Of what use are the muscles of your limbs?

— They move the parts of my arms and legs.

Q: How can you make your muscles strong?

— By using them.

Q: How can you make your muscles weak?

— By not using them.

Q: How does drinking alcoholic liquors hurt the muscles?

— It makes them weak, and unfit to move the parts of the body.

Q: What wonderful muscle moves without your will?

— The heart.

Q: How does alcohol hurt the heart?

— It makes it beat too fast.

Q: How do the muscles move the bones?

— By shortening or lengthening themselves according to the way the bones are to be moved.

Q: Tell how the muscles move your arm at the elbow.

— The  muscles in the front part of the arm shorten themselves, to draw my fore-arm toward the shoulder; when I wish to stretch out the fore-arm these muscles lengthen, while another set of muscles shorten, to draw the fore-arm away from the upper arm.

Q: What do you say about the muscles because they have the power to shorten and lengthen themselves?

— They are elastic.

Q: About how many muscles are there in your whole body?

— About four hundred and fifty.

Q: How may these be divided as you study about them?

— They may be divided into the muscles of my head, the muscles of my trunk, and the muscles of my limbs.

Q: What is necessary to make your muscles strong and healthy?

— They must be used; they must be rested when tired; they must be supplied with pure blood.

Q: How should the muscles be used?

— They should be exercised in work or play.

Q: How may they be rested?

— I may rest my muscles by changing position; by changing my kind of work or play; or by going to sleep.

Q: Explain what you mean by changing your position.

— If I am standing, I must sit or lie down to rest them; if they are tired, because I have been sitting too long, I must rest them by standing, walking, or running.

Q: What do you mean by changing the kind of work or play?

— If, in my work or play, my arms become tired, I must do something in which my arms may rest, though other parts of my body may be in exercise. 

Q: How may you help supply your muscles with good blood?

— By breathing pure air; by taking wholesome food and drink; and by living in the sunlight.

 

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