A Quiz On Bones: Trivia Facts!

21 Questions | Total Attempts: 60

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Bone is a type of avascular connective tissue.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Bone stores
    • A. 

      Calcium, potassium

    • B. 

      Calcium, phosphate

    • C. 

      Calcium, sodium

    • D. 

      Sodium, potassium

    • E. 

      Sodium, phosphate

  • 3. 
    Is this the correct sequence of events? Osteogenic --> Osteoblast --> Osteoclast --> Osteocyte
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The bone is composed of two GAGs. They are:
    • A. 

      Chondroitin sulfate, dermatan sulfate

    • B. 

      Chondroitin sulfate, heparan sulfate

    • C. 

      Chondroitin sulfate, keratan sulfate

    • D. 

      Keratan sulfate, dermatan sulfate

    • E. 

      Heparan sulfate, dermatan sulfate

  • 5. 
    Bone is composed of this type of fiber:
    • A. 

      Type I

    • B. 

      Type II

    • C. 

      Type III

    • D. 

      Type IV

    • E. 

      Bone is not composed of fiber

  • 6. 
    Osteocytes have PTH receptors.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    PTH stimulation causes
    • A. 

      Secretion of osteoclast stimulating factor

    • B. 

      Secretion of osteoblast stimulating factor

    • C. 

      Protocollagenase

    • D. 

      A & C

    • E. 

      B & C

  • 8. 
    Osteoblasts form osseous tissue, which becomes encapsulated in canaliculi, but maintains contact with the vascular system via lacunae.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Regarding osteocytes, cytoplasmic processes communicate through
    • A. 

      Gap junctions

    • B. 

      Tight junctions

    • C. 

      Adherens

    • D. 

      Desmosome

    • E. 

      Neurons

  • 10. 
    Blood vessels and nerves run through Haversian canals, and Volkmann's canal in
    • A. 

      Osteoblasts

    • B. 

      Osteocytes

    • C. 

      Osteoclasts

    • D. 

      Osteogenes

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    This forms the bone matrix.
    • A. 

      Osteogenic cells

    • B. 

      Osteoblast

    • C. 

      Osteocyte

    • D. 

      Osteoclast

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    Growth in length of long bones undergoing endochrondal ossification occurs along the
    • A. 

      Epiphysis

    • B. 

      Epiphyseal plate

    • C. 

      Diaphysis

    • D. 

      Periphery of diaphysis

    • E. 

      Ossification centers

  • 13. 
    Name the process: Mesenchyme that condenses in sheets of highly vascularized connective tissue, then forms a primary ossification center.
    • A. 

      Endochrondal ossification

    • B. 

      Intramembranous ossification

    • C. 

      Bone ossification

    • D. 

      Membranous ossification

    • E. 

      Endothelial ossification

  • 14. 
    Growth hormone...
    • A. 

      Stimulates the secretion of osteoclast-stimulating factor

    • B. 

      Inhibits bone resorption

    • C. 

      Stimulates bone resorption

    • D. 

      Influences bone remodeling

    • E. 

      Closes epiphyseal plates

  • 15. 
    Calcitonin...
    • A. 

      Stimulates bone resorption

    • B. 

      Inhibits bone resorption

    • C. 

      Acts directly on osteoclasts

    • D. 

      A & C

    • E. 

      B & C

  • 16. 
    Bone has a high capacity for regeneration.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Osteoporosis...
    • A. 

      Decreases mass of bone

    • B. 

      Low calcium contents

    • C. 

      Low vitamin D

    • D. 

      Low vitamin C

    • E. 

      Premature close of epiphyseal plates

  • 18. 
    Osteoma...
    • A. 

      Low calcium contents

    • B. 

      Deformed extremities

    • C. 

      Poor bone growth

    • D. 

      Low vitamin C

    • E. 

      Localized swelling in bones

  • 19. 
    Osteosarcoma is a benign tumor.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Sutures in skull are an example of
    • A. 

      Synarthroses

    • B. 

      Amphiarthroses

    • C. 

      Diarthroses

    • D. 

      Gap junctions

    • E. 

      Tight junctions

  • 21. 
    Joints function as lubricators.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False