ITEC A&p (Skeletal) 2 Q&a

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ITEC A&p (Skeletal) 2 Q&a

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  • 1. 
    What is the difference between compact bone and spongy bone?
    • A. 

      They have different bone marrow.

    • B. 

      They are made of different materials.

    • C. 

      They have different sizes of bone cells.

    • D. 

      They have different arrangement of bone cells.

  • 2. 
    What is a joint?
    • A. 

      A hinge

    • B. 

      A ball and socket

    • C. 

      The place where two bones are joined

    • D. 

      The place where tendons are fastened together

  • 3. 
    How many vertebrae form the spine
    • A. 

      33

    • B. 

      37

    • C. 

      29

    • D. 

      34

  • 4. 
    Which is NOT a good example of a long bone
    • A. 

      Ribs

    • B. 

      Femur

    • C. 

      Radius

    • D. 

      Metatarsals

  • 5. 
    Where would I find the occipital bone
    • A. 

      In the orbital cavity

    • B. 

      The jaw

    • C. 

      The ankle

    • D. 

      Back of the cranium

  • 6. 
    What is the cause of osteoperosis
    • A. 

      Growing old

    • B. 

      Calcium deficiency

    • C. 

      Stress

    • D. 

      Autoimmune disease

  • 7. 
    Where would be a good example of a pivot joint
    • A. 

      Between the atlas and axis, cervical vertebrae

    • B. 

      Elbow

    • C. 

      Between the carpals and tarsals

    • D. 

      Hip

  • 8. 
    which of the following is an example of a short bone?
    • A. 

      Trapezoid

    • B. 

      Zygomatic

    • C. 

      temporal

    • D. 

      hyoid

  • 9. 
    which of the following is an example of a flat bone?
    • A. 

      Scapula

    • B. 

      Patella

    • C. 

      Clavicle

    • D. 

      Capitate

  • 10. 
    . What is the action of the serratus anterior?
    • A. 

      It protracts (abduction) and rotates the scapula

    • B. 

      It elevates and braces the shoulders

    • C. 

      It flexes and medially rotates the arm at the shoulder

    • D. 

      It extends and abducts the arm at the shoulder

  • 11. 
    what is meant by the insertion of a muscle?
    • A. 

      the attachment to bone at the moving end of a muscle

    • B. 

      The thickest part of a muscle

    • C. 

      The attachment to bone at the fixed end of a muscle

    • D. 

      The degree of contraction of muscle fibres

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is the only moveable bone in the skull?
    • A. 

      Maxilla

    • B. 

      Parietal

    • C. 

      Temporal

    • D. 

      Mandible

  • 13. 
    . What is the name of the bone that forms the kneecap?
    • A. 

      The femur

    • B. 

      The clavicle

    • C. 

      The sternum

    • D. 

      The patella

  • 14. 
    What part of the body does the appendicular skeleton support?
    • A. 

      Shoulder girdle, upper limbs, the pelvic girdle and lower limbs

    • B. 

      Torso

    • C. 

      Shoulder girdle and pelvic girdle

    • D. 

      Head, neck and torso

  • 15. 
    . Which of the following is NOT a function of the skeletal system?
    • A. 

      To store calcium

    • B. 

      To store hormones

    • C. 

      To form erythrocytes in bone marrow

    • D. 

      To form joints to provide movement

  • 16. 
    The scapula falls under which category of bone?
    • A. 

      Irregular bones

    • B. 

      Flat bones

    • C. 

      Short bones

    • D. 

      Sesamoid bones

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is an example of a long bone?
    • A. 

      Carpals

    • B. 

      Ribs

    • C. 

      Ethmoid

    • D. 

      Phalanges

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is not a function of the skeleton?
    • A. 

      Movement

    • B. 

      Heat absorption

    • C. 

      Protection

    • D. 

      Support

  • 19. 
    Haversian canals can be described as:
    • A. 

      Small channels running lengthways

    • B. 

      Small channels running lengthways through compact bone

    • C. 

      Small channels running lengthways through cancellous bone

    • D. 

      Channels which are part of your lymphatic system

  • 20. 
    Which bones form the bridge of the nose?
    • A. 

      Ethmoid bones

    • B. 

      Nasal bones

    • C. 

      Vomer

    • D. 

      Lacrimal

  • 21. 
    What anatomical direction describes above or towards the upper part of the body?
    • A. 

      External

    • B. 

      Lateral

    • C. 

      Distal

    • D. 

      Superior

  • 22. 
    What is the foramen magnus?
    • A. 

      An exaggerated inward curvature of the spine

    • B. 

      A large opening in the occipital bone through which the spinal cord passes

    • C. 

      An opening for the passage of the nasolacrimal duct

    • D. 

      A large bone which forms the chin and side of the face

  • 23. 
    Which of the following is an example of a long bone?
    • A. 

      Carpals

    • B. 

      Ribs

    • C. 

      Ethmoid

    • D. 

      Femur

  • 24. 
    How many bones does the lumbar vertebrae have?
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      5

  • 25. 
    . The wrist bones are known as?
    • A. 

      Phalanges

    • B. 

      Metacarpals

    • C. 

      Tarsals

    • D. 

      Carpals

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