Musculoskeletal System Quiz - Part I

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  • 1. 
    The skeleton is the strong _____________ on which the body is constructed.

  • 2. 
    Bones work with ____________ to produce movement at the joints.

  • 3. 
    What five functions does the skeletal system perform?

  • 4. 
    Hematopoiesis is the production of blood cells in _____  _______  ___________.

  • 5. 
    Bones are the "storehouse" for _____________.

  • 6. 
    There are _____ bones in the skeleton.

  • 7. 
    The four different types of bones are:

  • 8. 
    The long narrow shaft of long bones is called the _______________.

  • 9. 
    The hollow area inside the long shaft of the bone is called the _____________  _________.

  • 10. 
    The ends of long bones are called the ______________.

  • 11. 
    ______________  ______________ is the thin layer of cartilage covering the ends of long bones.

  • 12. 
    _______________ is the strong fibrous membrane covering the majority of a long bone.

  • 13. 
    Periosteum (membrane) covers the entire long bone.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 14. 
    The name of the thin membrane that lines the inside of the medullary cavity.

  • 15. 
    The skeletal system contains two main types of connective tissue. Name them.

  • 16. 
    Bone tissue is also known as _____________ tissue.

  • 17. 
    Two types of bone tissue are:

  • 18. 
    The spaces of spongy bone are filled with __________  __________ ____________.

  • 19. 
    Compact bone is porous with many small spaces.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 20. 
    Compact bone is ________ and _________.

  • 21. 
    The matrix of compact bones is made up of numerous structural units called ___________ or _____________  ______________.

  • 22. 
    The bones cells in compact bone are called _______________.

  • 23. 
    Blood vessels pass through the outer periosteum and enter the bone through the central ________________  _____________ to nourish the osteocytes.

  • 24. 
    Two types of marrow are:

  • 25. 
    This type of marrow is found in the medullary cavity.

  • 26. 
    This type of marrow is found in the ends of long bone.

  • 27. 
    What type of fibers reinforce the matrix of bone tissue and cartilage tissue?

  • 28. 
    What is the term for the formation of bone (which begins during the second and third months of life)?

  • 29. 
    What are the bone-building cells called that manufacture matrix?

  • 30. 
    The type of cells that are living but do not produce new bone tissue are called _______________.

  • 31. 
    ________________ are the cells that are responsible for the process of resorption.

  • 32. 
    The formation and resorption of bone tissue are regulated by hormones and vitamin D
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 33. 
    The bone-forming center across the ends of the bone are called the ____________ ______________.

  • 34. 
    Bone growth ceases when all epiphyseal _____________ is transformed to bone.

  • 35. 
    When bone stops growing in length, so does the width.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


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