Chapter 6-skeletal System

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Skeletal System Quizzes & Trivia

Take this brief quiz to test your knowledge of the skeletal system discussion we held in class.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A joint that consists of the egg shaped end of the metacarpel nestled in the depression of the neighboring phalange bone is the
    • A. 

      Pivot joint

    • B. 

      Hinge joint

    • C. 

      Ball and socket joint

    • D. 

      Condyloid joint

  • 2. 
    A small skeleton is found.  It was found to be male, because it fit all of the following descriptions except
    • A. 

      The femurs were slanted inward

    • B. 

      The sacrum was found to be long

    • C. 

      The pelvic opening was narrow

    • D. 

      The pelvic arch was less then 90 degrees

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is not a function of bone?
    • A. 

      Protection of vital organs

    • B. 

      Storage of vitamins

    • C. 

      Formation of blood

    • D. 

      Support and framework

  • 4. 
    Which is a part of the axial skeleton?
    • A. 

      Humerus

    • B. 

      Femur

    • C. 

      Ribs

    • D. 

      Hip

  • 5. 
    Amphiarthrotic joints provide ______ movement.
    • A. 

      No

    • B. 

      Limited

    • C. 

      Full range

  • 6. 
    When blood calcium levels get low,
    • A. 

      Calcitonin is released

    • B. 

      Parathormone is released

    • C. 

      Calcitonin is absorbed

    • D. 

      Parathormone is absorbed

  • 7. 
    Evidence that growth has stopped is the presence of
    • A. 

      Epiphyseal line

    • B. 

      Epiphyseal plate

    • C. 

      Osteocytes

    • D. 

      Epiphysis

  • 8. 
    Which of the following does not belong in a synovial joint?
    • A. 

      Capsule

    • B. 

      Ligaments

    • C. 

      Articular cartilage

    • D. 

      Serous fluid

  • 9. 
    The radius/ulna attachment is a
    • A. 

      Pivot joint

    • B. 

      Hinge joint

    • C. 

      Ball and socket joint

    • D. 

      Plane joint

  • 10. 
    A fracture that results in many large fragments is said to be a ___________ fracture and they generally occur in _____________________.
    • A. 

      Greenstick, children

    • B. 

      Compound, teenagers

    • C. 

      Comminuted, older adults

    • D. 

      Depressed, young adults

  • 11. 
    A wide reciever is tackled by 4 large players, contorting his body and breaking his femur.  The bone breaks through the skin.  The type of repair required would be
    • A. 

      Closed reduction

    • B. 

      Open reduction

    • C. 

      Casting

    • D. 

      Reset and remodel

  • 12. 
    When the United States was first being explored, people would spend 3-6 months on a boat and then get here and have to live off of the land for a while without milk and other dairy products.  Children with developing bones would often end up with bowed bones from the  condition called
    • A. 

      Osteomyelitis

    • B. 

      Bursitis

    • C. 

      Osteoporosis

    • D. 

      Rickets