Anatomy And Phis (Bones/Tissues, Skeleton & Joints)

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  • 1. 
    Which is a function of the skeletal system?
    • A. 

      Support

    • B. 

      Hematopoietic site

    • C. 

      Providing levers for muscle activity

    • D. 

      Storage

    • E. 

      All of these

  • 2. 
    A bone with approximately the same width, length and height is most likely:
    • A. 

      A long bone

    • B. 

      A short bone

    • C. 

      A flat bone

    • D. 

      An irregular bone

  • 3. 
    The shaft of a long bone is properly called the:
    • A. 

      Epiphysis

    • B. 

      Periosteum

    • C. 

      Diaphysis

    • D. 

      Compact bone

  • 4. 
    Sites of hematopoiesis include all but:
    • A. 

      Red marrow cavities of spongy bone

    • B. 

      The dipole of flat bones

    • C. 

      Medullary cavities in bones of infants

    • D. 

      Medullary cavities in bones of a healthy adult

  • 5. 
    An osteon has:
    • A. 

      A central canal carrying blood vessels

    • B. 

      Concentric lamellae

    • C. 

      Osteocytes in lucanae

    • D. 

      Canaliculi that connect lacunae to the central canal

    • E. 

      All of these

  • 6. 
    The organic portion of martrix is important in providing all but
    • A. 

      Tensile strength

    • B. 

      Hardness

    • C. 

      Ability to resist stretch

    • D. 

      Flexibility

  • 7. 
    The flat bones of the skull develop from
    • A. 

      Areolar tissue

    • B. 

      Hyaline cartilage

    • C. 

      Fibrous connective tissue

    • D. 

      Compact bone

  • 8. 
    The remodeling of bone is a function of which cells?
    • A. 

      Chondrocytes and osteocytes

    • B. 

      Osteoblasts and osteoclasts

    • C. 

      Chondroblasts and osteoclasts

    • D. 

      Osteoblasts and osteocytes

  • 9. 
    Bone remodeling in adults is regulated and directed mainly by:
    • A. 

      Growth hormone

    • B. 

      Thyroid hormones

    • C. 

      Sex hormones

    • D. 

      Mechanical stress & PTH

  • 10. 
    Where within the epiphyseal plate are the dividing cartilage cells located?
    • A. 

      Nearest the shaft

    • B. 

      In the marrow cavity

    • C. 

      Farthest from the shaft

    • D. 

      In the primary ossification center

  • 11. 
    Wolff's law is concerned with:
    • A. 

      Calcium homeostasis of the blood

    • B. 

      The thickness and shape of a bone being determined by mechanical and gravitational stresses placed on it

    • C. 

      The electric charge on bone surfaces

  • 12. 
    Formation of the bony callus in fracture repair is followed by:
    • A. 

      Hematoma formation

    • B. 

      Fibrocartilaginous callus formation

    • C. 

      Bone remodeling to convert woven bone to compact bone

    • D. 

      Formation of granulation tissue

  • 13. 
    The fracture type in which the bone ends are incompletely separated is:
    • A. 

      Greenstick

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Simple

    • D. 

      Comminuted

  • 14. 
    The disorder in which bones are porous and thin but bone composition is normal is:
    • A. 

      Osteomalacia

    • B. 

      Osteoporosis

    • C. 

      Paget's disease

  • 15. 
    ______ is connected by the coronal suture.
  • 16. 
    What structure is the keystone of the cranium?
  • 17. 
    What structure is the keystone bone of the face?
  • 18. 
    Which structures form the hard palate?
  • 19. 
    What structure allows he spinal cord to pass?
  • 20. 
    What structure forms the chin?
  • 21. 
    Which structures contain the paranasal sinuses?
  • 22. 
    Which structure contains the mastoid sinuses?
  • 23. 
    Bone of the axial skeleton to which the pectoral girdle attaches?
  • 24. 
    Markings include glenoid cavity and acromion?
  • 25. 
    Features include the ala, crest and greater sciatic notch?
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