Chapter Five: The Skeletal System

22 Questions
Skeletal System Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why might it be important for newborns to have "soft spots?"
  • 2. 
    Give an example of the following:1. Long Bone-2. Short Bone-3. Flat Bone-4. irregular bone
  • 3. 
    The storage area for adipose tissue is called ____________________.
    • A. 

      Yellow Marrow

    • B. 

      Red Marrow

    • C. 

      Medullar Cavity

    • D. 

      A and D only

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    _______________________ is  the hyaline cartilage that covers the ends  of the bone.
  • 5. 
    What parts of the skeleton make up the Axial Skeleton?
  • 6. 
    The skeleton is divided into ______ parts.
  • 7. 
    The technical name for the lower jaw bone?
  • 8. 
    Spongy Bone is where you will find _______ _______________.
  • 9. 
    The skull is made up of ___________ bones and the ________ bones
  • 10. 
    What is the name of the bone that is shaped like a horseshoe and is broken when a person is choked?
  • 11. 
    What is the known as your "breast bone?"
  • 12. 
    What types of joints are the connections between bones in the skull?
  • 13. 
    What type of movements are typical of these joints found the previous question?
  • 14. 
    How many pairs of ribs do you have?
  • 15. 
    What is known as your "tailbone?"
  • 16. 
    What type of joint is found within the hip?
  • 17. 
    What type of movement is the elbow capable of making?
  • 18. 
    Clarence, who is 38, has been complaining about an agonizing pain in his big toe.  He started go to the doctor, but he realized that he has _________, a disease that produces an accumulation of uric acid in the blood.
  • 19. 
    An X rays of the arm of an accident victim reveals a faint line curving around and down the shaft.  What kind of fracture might this indicate?
  • 20. 
    What bones are found in the "bony thorax?"
  • 21. 
    How many bones are in the human adult body?
  • 22. 
    A 70 year old woman, Shannon, has been complaining about her old bones aching.  She knows her condition comes from the " wear and tear" arthritis.  What specific type does she has?