Support & Movement

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Support & Movement

Skeletal and Muscular System


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Explain why the thoracic cage is important.
  • 2. 
    What are the bones of the hand in the red area called?
    • A. 

      Tarsals

    • B. 

      Metacarpels

    • C. 

      Metatarsals

    • D. 

      Phalanges

    • E. 

      Carpels

  • 3. 
    What are the bones of the hand in the green area called?
    • A. 

      Tarsals

    • B. 

      Metatarsals

    • C. 

      Metacarpels

    • D. 

      Phalanges

    • E. 

      Carpels

  • 4. 
    This is a picture displaying which type of joint?
    • A. 

      Hinge

    • B. 

      Gliding

    • C. 

      Ball and socket

  • 5. 
    This picture is displaying which bones?
    • A. 

      Pelvis; humerus

    • B. 

      Sternum; femur

    • C. 

      Tibia; femur

    • D. 

      Pelvis; femur

  • 6. 
    There are ___ bones in the human skeleton.
    • A. 

      111

    • B. 

      200

    • C. 

      206

    • D. 

      211

  • 7. 
    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

  • 8. 
    What is the longest bone in the body?
    • A. 

      Femur

    • B. 

      Humerous

    • C. 

      Tibia

  • 9. 
    Name the bone that is colored yellow in the diagram above. (type in your answer)
  • 10. 
    Which of these bones are immovable ones?
    • A. 

      Vertebrae

    • B. 

      Skull

    • C. 

      Ulna

  • 11. 
    Which bone is colored green in this diagram
    • A. 

      Tibia

    • B. 

      Fibula

    • C. 

      Femur

  • 12. 
    Name the red and blue bones in the diagram.
    • A. 

      Radius, ulna

    • B. 

      Patella, femur

    • C. 

      Humerus, patella

    • D. 

      Humerus, fibula

  • 13. 
    Which two minerals are important in giving bones their strength?
    • A. 

      Iron, phosphorus

    • B. 

      Calcium, iron

    • C. 

      Calcium, phosphorus

    • D. 

      Iron, steel

  • 14. 
    Cardiac muscle tissue is ______. ( Voluntary, Involuntary, Both)
  • 15. 
    Skeletal muscles work in pairs; one contracts and pulls, the other contracts and extends.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Skeletal muscles are striated and are involuntary.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Cardiac muscle is both striated and involuntary.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    What are 3 types of muscle tissue?
    • A. 

      Cardiac, smooth, and striated

    • B. 

      Smooth, involuntary, and involuntary

    • C. 

      Cardiac, skeletal, and striated

  • 19. 
    The bands of connective tissue that connect muscle to bone are called tendons or ligaments?
  • 20. 
    Which is the longest muscle in the body?
    • A. 

      Sartorius

    • B. 

      Deltoid

    • C. 

      Biceps

  • 21. 
    It takes over 500 muscles to be able to move (walk).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    The Pectoralis Major is a muscle of the lower leg.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Smooth muscle is involuntary and lines the organs in the abdominal cavity.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Muscles will shrink if they are not used.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    The bicep and tripcep muscles are a muscle group that contract at the same time.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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