Cranium Bone Quiz

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Cranium Bone Quiz

The cranium is the part of the skull that protects the brain and it is made up of eight bones and it also supports the structure of the face. Our cranial bones do not fuse but remain distinct and separate throughout our lives. See if you can identify the different cranial bones that are labeled in the cranium bone quiz below.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
  • 2. 
    Identify the bone colored yellow.
  • 3. 
  • 4. 
    Identify the bone colored purple.
  • 5. 
    Identify the bone colored light blue/aqua.
  • 6. 
  • 7. 
    Identify the bone colored lighter blue.
  • 8. 
    Identify the bone colored red.
  • 9. 
    Identify the bone colored green.
  • 10. 
    Identify the bone colored yellow.
  • 11. 
    Identify the bone colored dark blue.
  • 12. 
    Identify the bone colored reddish-orange.
  • 13. 
    What is the name of the large foramen in this diagram through which the spinal cord travels through.
  • 14. 
    Which sinus is colored orange?
  • 15. 
    Which sinus is colored yellow?
  • 16. 
    Which sinus is colored pink?
  • 17. 
    Which sinus is colored grey?
  • 18. 
    Sometimes your sinuses become infected by a virus, are affected by allergies or an autoimmune disease.  What is the term that describes this illness.
  • 19. 
    What is the only movable bone in the craium?
  • 20. 
    If a baby's fontanelle is sunken in, what might be wrong with that baby?
    • A. 

      They have an increased pressure in their head.

    • B. 

      They are dehydrated.

    • C. 

      They have a brain tumor.

  • 21. 
    If a baby's fontanelle is bulging out, what might be wrong with that baby?
    • A. 

      They have a brain tumor, which caused increased intracranial pressure in their head.

    • B. 

      They are dehydrated.

    • C. 

      They have a cleft palate.

  • 22. 
    Which bones are not fused in a child with Cleft Palate?
    • A. 

      The palatine bones

    • B. 

      The nasal bones

    • C. 

      The frontal bones

    • D. 

      The sphenoid bones

  • 23. 
    In what cranial bone will you find your ear canal?
    • A. 

      Frontal

    • B. 

      Parietal

    • C. 

      Occipital

    • D. 

      Temporal

  • 24. 
    Which bone makes up your cheekbone?
    • A. 

      Zygomatic

    • B. 

      Maxilla

    • C. 

      Sphenoid

    • D. 

      Temporal

  • 25. 
    Check the 2 bones that make up the nasal septum.
    • A. 

      Vomer

    • B. 

      Palatine

    • C. 

      Nasal

    • D. 

      Ethmoid

    • E. 

      Zygomatic

    • F. 

      Lacrimal

    • G. 

      Maxilla