About Muscular Dystrophy

Following are some of the multiple choice questions on the Muscular Dystrophy with answers that will help the students in developing their knowledge.

Muscular Dystrophy MCQ

1. Every muscle is its own organ with its own blood vessels, nerves, and connective tissues.

TRUE OR FALSE:
  • True
  • False

2. ... can help slow progression.

  • No treatments
  • Physical therapy
  • Body splints
  • none of the above

3. Which of the following is NOT a type of muscle tissue?

  • Smooth
  • Rough
  • Cardiac
  • Skeletal

4. Proteins are made through a process called ________ (choose the best possible answer)

  • Gene Expression
  • Protein Synthesis
  • They are both the same
  • None of the above

5. What is the average life expectancy for these people?!?!?

  • 96
  • 76
  • 36
  • 26

6. What system does this disease mainly affect

  • Circulatory System
  • Digestive System
  • Muscular System
  • Nervous System

7. Who does this disease come from

  • Mom
  • Dad
  • Grandma
  • Grandpa

8. Does men or women most?

  • Men
  • Women
  • All of the above
  • Neither

9. Where are the thin filaments and elastic filaments anchored?

  • A band
  • Z disc
  • H band
  • I band

10. When do you get it?

  • When your born
  • In your 20's
  • In your 50's
  • In your childhood 

11. What is Muscular Dystrophy?

  • Weaker muscles
  • Stronger muscles
  • collapsing  muscles
  • bigger than normal muscles

12. Which of the following is not a characteristic of muscles?

  • It's elastic
  • It conducts electrical stimulus
  • It is contractible and extensible
  • all of above

13. Why is the muscle red?

  • Because of blood
  • Because of hemoglobin
  • Because of myoglobin
  • Because of carotene

14. This is a hereditary disease where the muscles degenerate and are replaced by fat and scar tissue.

  • Contracture
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Myasthenia gravis

15. This disorder is characterized by a shortening of the muscle, not caused by nervous stimulation.

  • Contracture
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Myasthenia gravis

16. Area where the thick filaments are linked

  • Z disc
  • H band
  • I band
  • M line

17. Area where the thick and thin filaments overlap

  • A band
  • Z disc
  • H band
  • I band

18. Area where there's only thin filaments

  • Z disc
  • H band
  • I band
  • M line

19. Area where there's only thick filaments

  • A band
  • Z disc
  • H band
  • I band

20. About 17% of female carriers have some demonstrable muscle weakness

  • False
  • True

21. Most patients with Muscular Dystrophy become immobile before the age 13 years and usually die before 25 years

  • False
  • True

22. What is a treatment for Muscular Dystrophy?

  • Physical Therapy
  • Feeding the ducks
  • speech Therapy
  • both A and b

23. What is the name of the gene causing this disorder

  • Chromosome 3PZS
  • Caucolin-3
  • BRCA1
  • none of above

24. What is a common symptom?

  • Fever
  • Facial weakness
  • Nuasia
  • all of above

25. Is it a Gene or Chromosome disorder?

  • Gene
  • Chromosome

26. Which of the following are characteristics of skeletal muscles?

  • Striated
  • Voluntary
  • Non-striated
  • both A and b

27. What do you call a skeletal muscle cell?

  • Sacolemma
  • Myofilament
  • Myalgia
  • Myofiber

28. Which part of the myofiber stores  ?

  • Sarcoplasm
  • Sarcoplasmic Reticulum
  • Myoglobin
  • Myofibril

29. The thick filament is made up of what protein?

  • Actin
  • Myosin

30. The thin filament is made up of what protein?

  • Myosin
  • Actin

31. What binds to the troponin?

  • < katex latex="H^+"> 
  • < katex latex="O^{2-}"> 
  • < katex latex="Ca^{2+}"> 
  • < katex latex="Cl^-"> 

32. Muscular dystrophy is genetic.

  • True
  • False

33. How many different types of MD are there?

  • 2
  • 6
  • 9
  • 11

34. People with MD lose...

  • Muscle mass
  • Their minds
  • Bone structures
  • Ligaments and tendons

35. Are Duchenne and Becker the most common Muscular Dystrophies?

  • False
  • True

36. What is not the goal for management of inherited neuromuscular diseases?

  • Family support and education
  • Enhancing functional skill
  • Genetic therapy
  • Prevention and management of the complications

37. DNa analysis in Muscular Dystrophy demonstrates a deletion or duplication in the dystrophin gene

  • False
  • True

38. The characteristic findings of dystrophic on muscle biopsy are

  • Variation in fibre and size
  • Fibre splitting
  • Narcotic Fibres
  • all of above

39. What proportion of males with Muscular Dystrophy have a deletion mutation of the dystrophin gene?

  • 50%
  • 25%
  • 65%
  • 10%

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