Ch 6 Osseous Tissue And Skeletal Structure Quiz

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Osseous tissue is a type of dense connective tissue that forms part of the skeletal structure. Do you understand the different types of osseous tissues and their functions in the body? Take up the quiz below and review chapter six on osseous tissue and the skeletal structure. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which is not a function of the skeletal system?
    • A. 

      A) support

    • B. 

      B) blood cell production

    • C. 

      C) movement

  • 2. 
    True or False:Osteoclasts remove calcium salts faster thatn osteoblasts the bones will weaken.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which of these is not a synarthritic joint?
    • A. 

      Gomphosis

    • B. 

      Knee joint

    • C. 

      Synchondrosis

  • 4. 
    True or False:An amphiarthrosis joint is fully moveable.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Osteopenia, the normal process of aging, results in:
    • A. 

      Thinner bone

    • B. 

      Stronger vertebral column

    • C. 

      Higher elasticity of the skin

  • 6. 
    The two forms of ossification are endochondral and ....
    • A. 

      Periosteal

    • B. 

      Metaphyseal

    • C. 

      Intramembraneous

  • 7. 
    When osteoblast activity predominates bones become thinner and weaker.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Which is NOT a function of the periosteum?
    • A. 

      Isolation

    • B. 

      Storage of calcium

    • C. 

      Route for circulatory viens

  • 9. 
    The endostium lines the marrow cavity? T/F?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Osteocytes in the lacunae include lamella and ....
    • A. 

      Canaliculi

    • B. 

      Eurethrocytes

    • C. 

      Osteoblast

  • 11. 
    Which is NOT a characteristic of bone?
    • A. 

      Dense matrix

    • B. 

      Outer surface covered by periostium

    • C. 

      Elasticity

  • 12. 
    Canaliculi are narrow passegeways through the matrix of bone? T/F?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Osteocytes serve two major functions: One is to maintain and monitor the protiien and mineral content, what is the other function?
    • A. 

      Divide to produce osteoblasts

    • B. 

      Build up calcium for usage

    • C. 

      Participate in repair of damaged bone

  • 14. 
    Osteoprogenitor cells also known as stem cells, maintain  the population of osteocytes
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The two types of osseous tissue are compact and..
    • A. 

      Spongey

    • B. 

      Epiphysis

    • C. 

      Extracellular

  • 16. 
    Yellow bone marrow is made of compact bone.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Red bone marrow is made of ?
    • A. 

      Spongey bone

    • B. 

      Compact bone

    • C. 

      Adipose tisssue

  • 18. 
    Bone histology: the ground substance for bone is .....?
    • A. 

      Blood cells

    • B. 

      Calcium and protien

    • C. 

      Salt and calcium

  • 19. 
    The adult skeleton has how many bones?
    • A. 

      342

    • B. 

      206

    • C. 

      198

  • 20. 
    If a joint is said to be monoaxial it can only be moved on 1 axis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    An example of a biaxial joint is the shoulder and hip.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False