How Well Do You Know About Bone Structure?

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Bone Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The shaft of the bone is known as the __________
    • A. 

      Epiphyses

    • B. 

      Diaphysis

    • C. 

      Metaphyses

  • 2. 
    What are regions between the diaphysis and the epiphyses known as?
    • A. 

      Diaphysis

    • B. 

      Epiphyses centre

    • C. 

      Metaphyses

    • D. 

      Articular cartilage

  • 3. 
    The structures of the metaphyses contain an:
    • A. 

      Epiphyseal plate

    • B. 

      Area of articular cartilage

    • C. 

      Hyaline cartilage

  • 4. 
    The epiphyses are the proximal and ________ ends of the bone
    • A. 

      Distant

    • B. 

      Furthest

    • C. 

      Distal

    • D. 

      Far

  • 5. 
    What is the resulting boney structure known as once hyaline cartilage converts to bone within the metaphyses?
    • A. 

      Epiphyseal shaft

    • B. 

      Epiphyseal line

    • C. 

      Distal line

    • D. 

      Proximal line

  • 6. 
    Articular cartilage covers the _________ areas where a joint forms one bone to another.
    • A. 

      Distal

    • B. 

      Proximal

    • C. 

      Epiphyses

  • 7. 
    The main functions of the articular cartilage are to:
    • A. 

      Generate power

    • B. 

      Reduce friction

    • C. 

      Shock absorb

    • D. 

      Create friction

  • 8. 
    What area of the bone does periosteum not exist?
    • A. 

      At the distal end of the bone only

    • B. 

      Where there is no articular cartilage

    • C. 

      Where there is articular cartilage

  • 9. 
    What do the inner layer of cells enable?
    • A. 

      Bone growth (thickness)

    • B. 

      Bone growth (length)

    • C. 

      Articulations

  • 10. 
    The Periosteum also __________
    • A. 

      Protects bone

    • B. 

      Assists in fracture repair

    • C. 

      Nourish bone tissue

    • D. 

      Assists in ligament and tendon growth

  • 11. 
    Yellow bone marrow is found where?
    • A. 

      Periosteum

    • B. 

      Within the blood

    • C. 

      Madullary Cavity

    • D. 

      Medullary Cavity

  • 12. 
    What is the membrane of the medullary cavity known as?
    • A. 

      Edosteum

    • B. 

      Endosteam

    • C. 

      Endosteum

    • D. 

      Edosteam

  • 13. 
    Which type of bone cell is the only one to experience cell division?
    • A. 

      Osteoblasts

    • B. 

      Osteogenic cells

    • C. 

      Osteocytes

    • D. 

      Osteoclasts

  • 14. 
    Osteoblasts become trapped in their secretions and become osteoclasts
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    What do osteocytes have in common with osteoblasts?
    • A. 

      They both maintain bone metabolism

    • B. 

      They both under go cell division

    • C. 

      They both exchange nutrients and wastes

    • D. 

      They do not undergo cell division

  • 16. 
    What do the osteocytes release to digest protein and mineral components?
    • A. 

      Calcium

    • B. 

      Phosphorous

    • C. 

      Lyosomal enzymes

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