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Skeletal System Quiz

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Skeletal System Quiz

A multiple choice quiz on the human skeletal system.

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Joint

    • B. 

      Marrow

    • C. 

      Calcium

  • 2. 
    Which of these is NOT a job of the skeletal system?
    • A. 

      Support and give shape to the body

    • B. 

      Makes blood cells

    • C. 

      Removes wastes from the body

  • 3. 
    These joints are found in the knee and elbow.
    • A. 

      Pivot

    • B. 

      Ball and socket

    • C. 

      Hinge

  • 4. 
    These joints are found in the hip and shoulder.
    • A. 

      Hinge

    • B. 

      Ball and socket

    • C. 

      Pivot

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Marrow

    • B. 

      Joint

    • C. 

      Ligament

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Joints

    • B. 

      Marrow

    • C. 

      Ligaments

  • 7. 
    The ribs, sternum and spine protect these.
    • A. 

      Kidneys, bladder, urethra

    • B. 

      Heart, lungs, blood vessels

    • C. 

      Small intestine, large intestine

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Digestive organs

    • B. 

      Knee and elbow

    • C. 

      Wrist and ankle

  • 9. 
    What do the patella and ulna protect?
    • A. 

      Wrist and elbow

    • B. 

      Digestive organs

    • C. 

      Knee and elbow

  • 10. 
    What do the carpals and tarsals protect?
    • A. 

      Wrist and ankle

    • B. 

      Knee and elbow

    • C. 

      Heart, lungs and blood vessels

  • 11. 
    There are around how many bones in the adult skeleton?
    • A. 

      106

    • B. 

      206

    • C. 

      66

  • 12. 
    What do blood hormones help control?
    • A. 

      Blood sugars and fat deposits

    • B. 

      Proteins and carbohydrates

    • C. 

      Vitamins and fiber

  • 13. 
    What do bones store?
    • A. 

      Bile and insulin

    • B. 

      Urine and feces

    • C. 

      Calcium and iron

  • 14. 
    What does the clavicle and scapula protect?
    • A. 

      Brain

    • B. 

      Intestines

    • C. 

      Shoulder

  • 15. 
    What protects the spinal cord?
    • A. 

      Patella

    • B. 

      Ulna

    • C. 

      Vertebrae