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  • 1. 
    The connective tissue found in joints that is stiff and more flexible than bone is _____.
    • A. 

      Ligament

    • B. 

      Cartilage

    • C. 

      Muscle

    • D. 

      Tendon


  • 2. 
    The bony structure that encases the brain is called the cranium.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 3. 
    The tough band of fibrous connective tissue that connects a muscle to a bone is known as a _____.
    • A. 

      Ligament

    • B. 

      Tendon

    • C. 

      Cartilage

    • D. 

      Joint


  • 4. 
    Which mineral is important for bone growth and formation?
    • A. 

      Oxygen

    • B. 

      Silica

    • C. 

      Calcium

    • D. 

      Iron


  • 5. 
    The Minerals stored in the bone are
    • A. 

      Phosphorous, and Calcium

    • B. 

      Phosphate, Chlorine

    • C. 

      Phosphate, Calcium

    • D. 

      Potassium, Chlorine

    • E. 

      Potassium, Calcium


  • 6. 
    How many bones does the human body contain?
    • A. 

      100

    • B. 

      1000

    • C. 

      206

    • D. 

      55


  • 7. 
    What is the function of the skeletal system?
    • A. 

      It makes us look good

    • B. 

      It provides support and protection

    • C. 

      It helps us make decisions

    • D. 

      It keeps us warm


  • 8. 
    What procedure is used by doctor's to see bones inside the body?
    • A. 

      Photos

    • B. 

      Radio waves

    • C. 

      X-rays

    • D. 

      Microwaves


  • 9. 
    What mineral is needed to keep bones strong?
    • A. 

      Calcium

    • B. 

      Salt

    • C. 

      Gold

    • D. 

      Sugar


  • 10. 
    What part of the skeleton protects the heart?
    • A. 

      Skull

    • B. 

      Rib cage

    • C. 

      Pelvis

    • D. 

      Femur


  • 11. 
    The place where two bones meet and move is called what?
    • A. 

      Intersection

    • B. 

      Joint

    • C. 

      Bone

    • D. 

      Meeting place

    • E. 

      Skull


  • 12. 
    What bone structure includes the two jaw bones and plates that protect the brain, inner ears, and eyes?
    • A. 

      Torso

    • B. 

      Arms

    • C. 

      Legs

    • D. 

      Skull

    • E. 

      Bones


  • 13. 
    The patella is located in the:
    • A. 

      Thigh

    • B. 

      Skull

    • C. 

      Knee

    • D. 

      Foot


  • 14. 
    Which of the following is an example of an immovable joint?
    • A. 

      Skull

    • B. 

      Ribs

    • C. 

      Knee


  • 15. 
    Which is an example of a movable joint?
    • A. 

      Skull

    • B. 

      Ribs

    • C. 

      Knee


  • 16. 
    What are bones that make up your fingers called?
    • A. 

      Metacarpals

    • B. 

      Carpals

    • C. 

      Phalanges

    • D. 

      Ribs


  • 17. 
    Which bone can be found in both the hand and the foot?
    • A. 

      Tarsals

    • B. 

      Carpals

    • C. 

      Phalanges

    • D. 

      Ulna


  • 18. 
    A place where two bones meet.
    • A. 

      Hinge joint

    • B. 

      Tendons

    • C. 

      Muscle

    • D. 

      Joint


  • 19. 
    What is the function of the skeletal system?
    • A. 

      Support the body

    • B. 

      Give the body shape

    • C. 

      Work with muscles to move the body

    • D. 

      All of the above


  • 20. 
    Which of the following connect bones to each other in the skeletal system?
    • A. 

      Tendons

    • B. 

      Ligaments

    • C. 

      Joints

    • D. 

      Biceps


  • 21. 
    The joint in elbow, finger and knee are examples of what?
    • A. 

      Gliding joint

    • B. 

      Ball and socket

    • C. 

      Hinge joint

    • D. 

      Saddle joint


  • 22. 
    Soft tissues found inside some bones of the skeletal system.
    • A. 

      Gliding joint

    • B. 

      Bone marrow

    • C. 

      Ligaments


  • 23. 
    The joint in the wrist and ankle are examples of what?
    • A. 

      Gliding joint

    • B. 

      Hinge joint

    • C. 

      Ball and socket

    • D. 

      Saddle joint


  • 24. 
    What is inside the hollow cavity of the bone shaft?
    • A. 

      Periosteum

    • B. 

      Spongy bone

    • C. 

      Compact bone

    • D. 

      Marrow


  • 25. 
    __________ are produced by the bone marrow.
    • A. 

      Blood cells

    • B. 

      Cartilage

    • C. 

      Ligaments


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