Mrssage - Bones And Joints Quiz

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Mrssage - Bones And Joints Quiz

Over half the bones in the human body are located in our hands and feet. Joints are the place where two bones meet or connect. Just how much do you know about joints and bones? Take up the quiz below and get to jog your memory and help retain what you know so far.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The connective tissue found in joints that is stiff and more flexible than bone is _____.
    • A. 

      Ligament

    • B. 

      Cartilage

    • C. 

      Muscle

    • D. 

      Tendon

  • 2. 
    The bony structure that encases the brain is called the cranium.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The tough band of fibrous connective tissue that connects a muscle to a bone is known as a _____.
    • A. 

      Ligament

    • B. 

      Tendon

    • C. 

      Cartilage

    • D. 

      Joint

  • 4. 
    Which mineral is important for bone growth and formation?
    • A. 

      Oxygen

    • B. 

      Silica

    • C. 

      Calcium

    • D. 

      Iron

  • 5. 
    The Minerals stored in the bone are
    • A. 

      Phosphorous, and Calcium

    • B. 

      Phosphate, Chlorine

    • C. 

      Phosphate, Calcium

    • D. 

      Potassium, Chlorine

    • E. 

      Potassium, Calcium

  • 6. 
    How many bones does the human body contain?
    • A. 

      100

    • B. 

      1000

    • C. 

      206

    • D. 

      55

  • 7. 
    What is the function of the skeletal system?
    • A. 

      It makes us look good

    • B. 

      It provides support and protection

    • C. 

      It helps us make decisions

    • D. 

      It keeps us warm

  • 8. 
    What procedure is used by doctor's to see bones inside the body?
    • A. 

      Photos

    • B. 

      Radio waves

    • C. 

      X-rays

    • D. 

      Microwaves

  • 9. 
    What mineral is needed to keep bones strong?
    • A. 

      Calcium

    • B. 

      Salt

    • C. 

      Gold

    • D. 

      Sugar

  • 10. 
    What part of the skeleton protects the heart?
    • A. 

      Skull

    • B. 

      Rib cage

    • C. 

      Pelvis

    • D. 

      Femur

  • 11. 
    The place where two bones meet and move is called what?
    • A. 

      Intersection

    • B. 

      Joint

    • C. 

      Bone

    • D. 

      Meeting place

    • E. 

      Skull

  • 12. 
    What bone structure includes the two jaw bones and plates that protect the brain, inner ears, and eyes?
    • A. 

      Torso

    • B. 

      Arms

    • C. 

      Legs

    • D. 

      Skull

    • E. 

      Bones

  • 13. 
    The patella is located in the:
    • A. 

      Thigh

    • B. 

      Skull

    • C. 

      Knee

    • D. 

      Foot

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is an example of an immovable joint?
    • A. 

      Skull

    • B. 

      Ribs

    • C. 

      Knee

  • 15. 
    Which is an example of a movable joint?
    • A. 

      Skull

    • B. 

      Ribs

    • C. 

      Knee

  • 16. 
    What are bones that make up your fingers called?
    • A. 

      Metacarpals

    • B. 

      Carpals

    • C. 

      Phalanges

    • D. 

      Ribs

  • 17. 
    Which bone can be found in both the hand and the foot?
    • A. 

      Tarsals

    • B. 

      Carpals

    • C. 

      Phalanges

    • D. 

      Ulna

  • 18. 
    A place where two bones meet.
    • A. 

      Hinge joint

    • B. 

      Tendons

    • C. 

      Muscle

    • D. 

      Joint

  • 19. 
    What is the function of the skeletal system?
    • A. 

      Support the body

    • B. 

      Give the body shape

    • C. 

      Work with muscles to move the body

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 20. 
    Which of the following connect bones to each other in the skeletal system?
    • A. 

      Tendons

    • B. 

      Ligaments

    • C. 

      Joints

    • D. 

      Biceps

  • 21. 
    The joint in elbow, finger and knee are examples of what?
    • A. 

      Gliding joint

    • B. 

      Ball and socket

    • C. 

      Hinge joint

    • D. 

      Saddle joint

  • 22. 
    Soft tissues found inside some bones of the skeletal system.
    • A. 

      Gliding joint

    • B. 

      Bone marrow

    • C. 

      Ligaments

  • 23. 
    The joint in the wrist and ankle are examples of what?
    • A. 

      Gliding joint

    • B. 

      Hinge joint

    • C. 

      Ball and socket

    • D. 

      Saddle joint

  • 24. 
    What is inside the hollow cavity of the bone shaft?
    • A. 

      Periosteum

    • B. 

      Spongy bone

    • C. 

      Compact bone

    • D. 

      Marrow

  • 25. 
    __________ are produced by the bone marrow.
    • A. 

      Blood cells

    • B. 

      Cartilage

    • C. 

      Ligaments