A&p Chapter 6 Self Quiz - The Skeletal System: Bone Tissue

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A&p Chapter 6 Self Quiz - The Skeletal System: Bone Tissue

Welcome to yet another instalment of our ongoing quiz series on the skeletal system, as we move onto “A&P Chapter 6 Self Quiz – The Skeletal System: Bone Tissue”! How much do you know about what makes up our bones? Take this quiz to find out right now!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Bone growth in length is called                  growth, and bone growth in diameter is called                  growth.
  • 2. 
    The crystallized inorganic mineral salts in bone contribute to bone's                       , while the collagen fibers and other organic molecules provide bone with               .
  • 3. 
    Bone resorption involves increased activity of osteoclasts.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The formation of bone from cartilage is known as endochondral ossification.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The growth of bone is controlled primarily by hormones.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Place in order the steps involved in intramembranous ossification.  1. Bony matrices fuse to form trabeculae 2. Clusters of osteoblasts form a center of ossification that secretes the organic extracellular matrix.  3. Spongy bone is replaced with compact bone on the bone's surface.  4. Periosteum develops on the bone's periphery.  5. The extracellular matrix hardens by deposition of calcium and mineral salts.
    • A. 

      2, 4, 5, 1, 3

    • B. 

      4, 3, 5, 1, 2

    • C. 

      1, 2, 5, 4, 3

    • D. 

      2, 5, 1, 4, 3

    • E. 

      5, 1, 3, 4, 2

  • 7. 
    Place in order the steps involved in endochondral ossification. 1. Nutrient artery invades the perichondruim 2. Osteoclasts create a marrow cavity 3. Chondrocytes enlarge and calcify 4. Secondary ossification centers appear at epiphyses 5. Osteoblasts become active in the primary ossification center.
    • A. 

      3, 1, 5, 2, 4

    • B. 

      3, 1, 5, 4, 2

    • C. 

      1, 3, 5, 2, 4

    • D. 

      1, 2, 3, 5, 4

    • E. 

      2, 5, 4, 3, 1

  • 8. 
    Spongy bone differs from compact bone because spongy bone
    • A. 

      Is composed of numerous osteons (haversian systems)

    • B. 

      Is found primarily in the diaphyses of long bones, and compact bone is found primarily in the epiphyses of long bones.

    • C. 

      Contains osteons all aligned in the same direction along lines of stress.

    • D. 

      Does not contain osteocytes containd in lacunae.

    • E. 

      Is composed of trabeculae that are oriented along lines of stress.

  • 9. 
    A primary effect of weight-bearing exercise on bones is to
    • A. 

      Provide oxygen for bone development.

    • B. 

      Increase the demineralization of bone.

    • C. 

      Maintain and increase bone mass.

    • D. 

      Stimulate the release of sex hormones for bone growth.

    • E. 

      Utilize the stored triglycerides from the yellow bone marrow.

  • 10. 
    Place in order the steps involved in the repair of a bone fracture. 1. osteoblast production of trabeculae and bony callus formation 2. formation of a hematoma at the site of fracture 3. resorption of remaining bone fragments and remodeling of bone 4. migration of fibroblasts to the fracture site 5. bridging of broken ends of bones by a fibrocarilaginous callus.
    • A. 

      2, 4, 5, 1, 3

    • B. 

      2, 5, 4, 1, 3

    • C. 

      1, 2, 5, 4, 3

    • D. 

      2, 5, 1, 3, 4

    • E. 

      5, 2, 4, 1, 3

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