N312 Musculoskeletal Quiz

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  • 1. 
    A nursing student is listing the function of the musculoskeletal system. Which of the following is not one of its functions?
    • A. 

      Increase immune response

    • B. 

      Provide stability and mobility

    • C. 

      Storage of phosphorous

    • D. 

      Produce blood cells (in the bone marrow)


  • 2. 
    What is a place of union between 2 or more bones called?
    • A. 

      Tendon

    • B. 

      Joint

    • C. 

      Ligament

    • D. 

      Muscle fiber


  • 3. 
    Which of the following is not a defining characteristic of a diarthroses joint?
    • A. 

      Freely moveable joint

    • B. 

      Examples: vertebral bodies

    • C. 

      Composed of a joint capsule (cavity)

    • D. 

      Capsule contains a lubricating fluid (synovial fluid) that permits movement.


  • 4. 
    Which joints are the least movable?
    • A. 

      Synarthroses

    • B. 

      Diarthroses

    • C. 

      Amphiarthroses

    • D. 

      Synovial


  • 5. 
    Muscles account for about _____ % of our body weight?
    • A. 

      30 - 35

    • B. 

      35 - 40

    • C. 

      40 - 50

    • D. 

      50 - 60


  • 6. 
    True or false? Cartilage is vascular connective tissue?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 7. 
    Which musculoskeletal structure connects bones to each other at the joint level and encase the joint capsule?
    • A. 

      Tendon

    • B. 

      Joint

    • C. 

      Ligament

    • D. 

      Muscle fiber


  • 8. 
    What attaches muscle to bone.
    • A. 

      tendon

    • B. 

      Joint

    • C. 

      Ligament

    • D. 

      Muscle fiber


  • 9. 
    Which substances increase one’s risk for osteoporosis?
    • A. 

      Alcohol abuse

    • B. 

      Hyperlipidemia

    • C. 

      Stress

    • D. 

      Smoking a pack a day


  • 10. 
    Throughout the examination of the general survey, you want observe patient’s ability to perform following functions:
    • A. 

      Sit down

    • B. 

      Lie down

    • C. 

      Fold paper

    • D. 

      Climb onto table

    • E. 

      Take off shoes


  • 11. 
    When palpating the TMJ, which of the following are you looking for?
    • A. 

      Pustules

    • B. 

      Pain

    • C. 

      Deviation

    • D. 

      Swelling


  • 12. 
    True or false. Boutonniere deformities are associated with osteoarthritis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 13. 
    Which of the following tools can not be used to asses ligamentous stability in the knee?
    • A. 

      Valgus stress

    • B. 

      McLarney Test

    • C. 

      Lachman test

    • D. 

      McMurray test


  • 14. 
    Where would you assess flexion, extension, lateral bending, rotation as a ROM?
    • A. 

      Elbow

    • B. 

      Knee

    • C. 

      Spine

    • D. 

      Wrist


  • 15. 
    Which of the following is not a risk factor, for the elderly, associated with reduction in bone density?
    • A. 

      Decreased cardiac output

    • B. 

      Increased risk of fractures

    • C. 

      Thoracic kyphosis

    • D. 

      Reduction in height


  • 16. 
    Which of the following is not a normal change of the musculoskeletal system in the elderly?
    • A. 

      Reduction in muscle mass

    • B. 

      Decreased body fat

    • C. 

      Narrowing of joint spaces due to decrease in water content of cartilage

    • D. 

      Thinning of intervertebral discs


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