Human Anatomy Trivia Knowledge Test! Quiz

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  • 1. 
    What is a joint?
    • A. 

      The cushion between two bones

    • B. 

      Where two bones meet and move

    • C. 

      The outer coating of the bone

    • D. 

      The hard part of a skeleton

  • 2. 
    Which is not a type of joint in our skeleton?
    • A. 

      Hinge

    • B. 

      Ball-and-socket

    • C. 

      Pivot

    • D. 

      Swinging

  • 3. 
    Which two joints move the same way in our skeleton?
    • A. 

      Knee joints and neck joints

    • B. 

      Knee joints and elbow joints

    • C. 

      Shoulder joints and elbow joints

    • D. 

      Ankle joints and neck joints

  • 4. 
    Which is an example of an immovable joint? (doesn't move)
    • A. 

      Shoulder

    • B. 

      Elbow

    • C. 

      Ankle

    • D. 

      Skull

  • 5. 
    Where is the ball-and-socket joint located?
    • A. 

      Shoulder

    • B. 

      Neck

    • C. 

      Elbow

    • D. 

      Wrist

  • 6. 
    Which of these body parts uses a pivot joint?
    • A. 

      Spine

    • B. 

      Neck

    • C. 

      Finger

    • D. 

      Shoulder

  • 7. 
    Where might you find a gliding joint?
    • A. 

      Neck

    • B. 

      Spine

    • C. 

      Elbow

    • D. 

      Hip

  • 8. 
    What connects bones to each other at the joints?
    • A. 

      Ligaments

    • B. 

      Tendons

    • C. 

      Fascia

    • D. 

      Synovia

  • 9. 
    Which type of joint allows for the most movement?
    • A. 

      Pivot

    • B. 

      Hinge

    • C. 

      Ball-and-socket

    • D. 

      Immovable

  • 10. 
    What protects bones from being worn down?
    • A. 

      Ligaments

    • B. 

      Cartilage

    • C. 

      Bones

    • D. 

      Joints

  • 11. 
    What is a disc?
    • A. 

      A round bone

    • B. 

      A long bone

    • C. 

      A pad of cartilage in your spine

    • D. 

      It holds joints together

  • 12. 
    Another name for the human skull is the cranium.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    What is the bone between your ribs called?
    • A. 

      Clavicle

    • B. 

      Sacrum

    • C. 

      Sternum

    • D. 

      Acetabulum

  • 14. 
    Rectus femoris
    • A. 

      Extends leg at knee and flexes thigh

    • B. 

      Flexes leg at knee and extends thigh

    • C. 

      Extends leg at knee

    • D. 

      Flexes thigh

    • E. 

      Abducts thigh

  • 15. 
    Vastus lateralis, medialis and intermedius all
    • A. 

      Flex leg at knee

    • B. 

      Abducts thigh

    • C. 

      Extends leg at knee

    • D. 

      Plantar flexion

    • E. 

      Extends upper arm

  • 16. 
    Gluteus medius and minimus
    • A. 

      Extend thigh

    • B. 

      Abducts thigh

    • C. 

      Extends leg at knee

    • D. 

      Flexes leg at knee

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 17. 
    Gluteus maximus
    • A. 

      Extends thigh

    • B. 

      Abducts leg

    • C. 

      Flex leg

    • D. 

      Bend trunk

    • E. 

      Nothing

  • 18. 
    Biceps femoris, semitendinosus, and semimembranosus
    • A. 

      Flexes leg at knee

    • B. 

      Extends thigh

    • C. 

      Part of the hamstring group

    • D. 

      Orgin is at the ishium

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 19. 
    Gastronemius
    • A. 

      Flexes leg at knee

    • B. 

      Plantar flexion

    • C. 

      Extends upper arm

    • D. 

      Both b and c

    • E. 

      Both a and b

  • 20. 
    Primmover means
    • A. 

      The muscle doing the action

    • B. 

      Antagonist

    • C. 

      Helper muscle

    • D. 

      Synergist

    • E. 

      Agonist

  • 21. 
    Synergist is
    • A. 

      Helper muscsles

    • B. 

      The muscle doing the action

    • C. 

      The muscle at rest

    • D. 

      Neuromuscular

    • E. 

      Myofibrils

  • 22. 
    The bands of connective tissue that connect muscle to bone are called tendons or ligaments?
  • 23. 
    Which is the longest muscle in the body?
    • A. 

      Sartorius

    • B. 

      Deltoid

    • C. 

      Biceps

  • 24. 
    Skeletal muscles work in pairs; one contracts and pulls, the other contracts and extends.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    The knee is composed of the _______ bone and is an example of a ________ joint.
    • A. 

      Tibia; ball and socket

    • B. 

      Femur; gliding

    • C. 

      Patella; ball and socket

    • D. 

      Patella; hinge

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