Can You Answer Of This Anatomy & Physiology Exam#2 Quiz

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Having covered anatomy and psychology for this year you are expected to be ready to dive deeper into the course come next year. The quiz below is designed to help you see how well you have understood our lessons before the main exam. Give it a try and see where to polish up.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A broad, fibrous sheet of connective tissue that attaches the coverings of adjacent muscles is called a
  • 2. 
    Which of the following is not a step in the formation of endochondral bone?
    • A. 

      Hyaline cartilage develops in to the shape of the future bone

    • B. 

      Periosteum forms from connective tissue on the outside of the developing bone

    • C. 

      Hyaline cartilage changes to adipose tissue

    • D. 

      Osteoblasts deposit osseous tissue in place of the disintegrating cartilage.

  • 3. 
    The hard palate is composed of the
    • A. 

      Sphenoid and ethmoid bones

    • B. 

      Nasal conchae and vomer bones

    • C. 

      Zygomatic and lacrimal bones

    • D. 

      Maxillary and palatine bones

  • 4. 
    The coxal bones include the
    • A. 

      Ilium

    • B. 

      Ischium

    • C. 

      Pubis

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is a function of the skeletal system?
    • A. 

      Responsible for the production of blood cells

    • B. 

      Storage of inorganic salts

    • C. 

      Protection of organs, especially in the head and thorax

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is an example of the intramembranous bone?
    • A. 

      The parietal bone of the skull

    • B. 

      The phalanges of the fingers

    • C. 

      The humerus of the arm

    • D. 

      The femur of the leg

  • 7. 
    The presence of a cartilaginous epiphyseal disk indicates that 
    • A. 

      The bone length is increasing

    • B. 

      The bone length is no longer increasing

    • C. 

      The bone diameter is increasing

    • D. 

      The bone is dead

  • 8. 
    At what age are all bones normally ossified?
    • A. 

      At birth

    • B. 

      5 years

    • C. 

      15 years

    • D. 

      25 years

  • 9. 
    Endochondral ossification involves ___________, whereas intramembranous ossification involves _________.
    • A. 

      Forming bone by replacing hyaline cartilage; replacing connective tissue

    • B. 

      Forming bone in broad, flat area of the skull; the arms and legs

    • C. 

      Hardening of the bone as a result of deposition of calcium salts; osteoclast cells

    • D. 

      Forming bone by the action of the osteocytes; the action of osteoblasts

  • 10. 
    Osteoblasts are _________, whereas osteoclasts are _____________.
    • A. 

      Bone forming cells; bone destroying cells

    • B. 

      Mature bone cells ; bone forming cells

    • C. 

      Bone forming cells; mature bone cells

    • D. 

      Bone destroying cells; bone forming cells

  • 11. 
    Osteoclast cells are defined as
    • A. 

      Bone cells that secrete bone matrix

    • B. 

      Mature bone cells that maintain the matrix

    • C. 

      Immature bone cells that give rise to osteocytes

    • D. 

      Bone cells that resorb bone tissue

  • 12. 
    The effects of exercise on bones are to _________ and to __________.
    • A. 

      Thicken ; elongate

    • B. 

      Elongate; weaken

    • C. 

      Thicken ; strengthen

    • D. 

      Thin; atrophy

  • 13. 
    The proximal ___________ is an expanded portion of the bone that articulates with another bone.
    • A. 

      Cartilage

    • B. 

      Trabeculae

    • C. 

      Epiphysis

    • D. 

      Diaphysis

  • 14. 
    The white substance that reduces friction, found at the ends of bones is called
    • A. 

      The epiphysis

    • B. 

      Articular cartilage

    • C. 

      The periosteum

    • D. 

      The endosteum

  • 15. 
    Articular cartilage is made from
    • A. 

      Fibrocartilage

    • B. 

      Endochondral cartilage

    • C. 

      Hyoid cartilage

    • D. 

      Hyaline cartilage

  • 16. 
    Osteoclasts are large cells that cause breakdown of osseous tissue
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The tarsal bones form the wrist
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The appendicular skeleton consists of parts that support and protect the head, neck and trunk.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Osteocytes become osteoblasts when they are completely surrounded by bony matrix.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    The tough, fibrous tissue that encloses a long bone is called the ________.
  • 21. 
    The xyphoid process is part of the _______.
  • 22. 
    Bone forming cells are called __________.
  • 23. 
    The joints between the bodies of the vertebrae of the backbone are best described as
    • A. 

      Immovable

    • B. 

      Slightly movable

    • C. 

      Freely movable

    • D. 

      Synovial

  • 24. 
    Which of the following is a synovial joint?
    • A. 

      Condyloid

    • B. 

      Ball and socket

    • C. 

      Saddle

    • D. 

      Symphysis pubis

  • 25. 
    A suture is an example of a(n)
    • A. 

      Fibrous joint

    • B. 

      Cartilaginous joint

    • C. 

      Synovial joint

    • D. 

      None of the above

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