How Knowledgeable Are You About Bones?

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How Knowledgeable Are You About Bones?

Bones are an important part of the skeletal system. All bones are known as the white, hard solid structure protecting vital organs. Each part of the body has unique bones well connected to muscles and ligaments to make it function properly. Bones can be flat, irregular or short. How much do you know about this?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these is not a function of bones?
    • A. 

      Production of erythrocytes 

    • B. 

      Production of leucocytes 

    • C. 

      Storage of minerals 

    • D. 

      Maintainance of the acid-base balance

  • 2. 
    What type of tissue is the bone?
    • A. 

      Epithelial tissue 

    • B. 

      Connective tissue 

    • C. 

      Nervous tissue 

    • D. 

      Muscle tissue

  • 3. 
    What type of bone cells are involved in the resorption of bone tissue?
    • A. 

      Osteoblasts 

    • B. 

      Osteoclasts 

    • C. 

      Cancellous bone 

    • D. 

      Cortical bone 

  • 4. 
    Which of these tissues is not found in bones?
    • A. 

      Endosteum

    • B. 

      Periosteum

    • C. 

      Nerves 

    • D. 

      Fibers 

  • 5. 
    What is the total amount of bones in a newborn?
    • A. 

      239 bones

    • B. 

      270 bones 

    • C. 

      289 bones 

    • D. 

      285 bones 

  • 6. 
    What is the total number of separate bones in an adult?
    • A. 

      210 bones 

    • B. 

      206 bones 

    • C. 

      230 bones 

    • D. 

      290 bones 

  • 7. 
    Which of these is not a type of bone?
    • A. 

      Long bones

    • B. 

      Sesamoid bones 

    • C. 

      Short bones 

    • D. 

      Coral bones 

  • 8. 
    Which of these is an example of short bones?
    • A. 

      Carpal bones 

    • B. 

      Wrist bone

    • C. 

      Patella 

    • D. 

      Sternum

  • 9. 
    Which of these is an example of sesamoid bones?
    • A. 

      Patella 

    • B. 

      Tibia 

    • C. 

      Sternum

    • D. 

      Sphenoid bones 

  • 10. 
    What is the smallest type of bone in the human body?
    • A. 

      Tibia

    • B. 

      Femur 

    • C. 

      Stapes bone

    • D. 

      Carpal bones 

  • 11. 
    What is the smallest type of bone in the human body?
    • A. 

      Tibia

    • B. 

      Femur 

    • C. 

      Stapes bone

    • D. 

      Carpal bones