The Human Skeletal System Quiz Questions!

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The Human Skeletal System Quiz Questions!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What inorganic compounds do bones store?
    • A. 

      Nitrogen

    • B. 

      Calcium

    • C. 

      Sulfur

  • 2. 
    What is the rate of bone growth controlled by?
    • A. 

      Hormones

    • B. 

      Cartilaginous Cells

    • C. 

      Red blood cell production

  • 3. 
    Which contains the most osteons?
    • A. 

      Spongy bone

    • B. 

      Compact bone

    • C. 

      They are equal

  • 4. 
    What are the spaces in spongy bone filled with?
    • A. 

      Lipids

    • B. 

      Cartilage

    • C. 

      Red Bone Marrow

  • 5. 
    What type of joints are immovable?
    • A. 

      Fibrous

    • B. 

      Cartilaginous

    • C. 

      Synovial

  • 6. 
    What type of joints exists between vertebrae?
    • A. 

      Synovial

    • B. 

      Fibrous

    • C. 

      Cartilaginous

  • 7. 
    What type of joints are separated by a cavity?
    • A. 

      Fibrous

    • B. 

      Synovial

    • C. 

      Cartilaginous

  • 8. 
    What connects two bones together at a joint?
    • A. 

      Cartilage

    • B. 

      Ligaments

    • C. 

      Bone marrow

  • 9. 
    What are bones capped by?
    • A. 

      Cartilage

    • B. 

      Calcium deposits

    • C. 

      Endodermis

  • 10. 
    A ball and socket joint allows movement in one direction:
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    A Hinge joint allows rotational movement.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    An example of the hinge joint is the elbow.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Check all of the properties of the Skull:
    • A. 

      Protects the brain

    • B. 

      Provides direct or indirect support for all parts of the body

    • C. 

      Contains sinuses

    • D. 

      Contains temporal bone, mandible bone, and zygomatic arch

    • E. 

      Allows the passage of air in and out of the body

  • 14. 
    Check all of the properties of the vertebral column:
    • A. 

      Direct or Indirect support for all parts of body

    • B. 

      Protects spinal cord

    • C. 

      Major bones are parietal bone, maxilla, and sternum

    • D. 

      Made up of vertebrae

    • E. 

      Protects the heart and lungs

  • 15. 
    Check all the properties of the rib cage:
    • A. 

      Connected to femur

    • B. 

      There are twelve pairs of ribs

    • C. 

      Swing out and up on inspiration; down and in on expiration

    • D. 

      Supports head and trunk

    • E. 

      Protects heart and lungs

  • 16. 
    The humerus is located in the leg:
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The femur is located in the leg.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The pelvic girdle consists of two large coxal bones.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    The tibia and fibula are located in the ankle area.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    The ulna is the more prominent of the bones in the arm.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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