Ultimate Exam On Bones! Trivia Quiz

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Ultimate Exam On Bones! Trivia Quiz

Do you know anything about bones, and do you think you can pass this quiz? A bone is a rigid organ that forms part of the vertebrate skeleton in animals. Bones protect the body's many organs, produce red and white blood cells, and offer structure or support. There are many kinds of bones, and contact bone and woven bone are different types of bones. Take this quiz and learn more about bones.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is compact bone?
    • A. 

      Dense bone

    • B. 

      Woven bone

    • C. 

      Immature bone

    • D. 

      Cancellous bone

  • 2. 
    What cell is involved in bone resorption?
    • A. 

      Osteoclast

    • B. 

      Osteon

    • C. 

      Osteocyte

    • D. 

      Osteoblast

  • 3. 
    What is woven bone?
    • A. 

      Dense bone

    • B. 

      Cancellous bone

    • C. 

      Spongy bone

    • D. 

      Immature bone

  • 4. 
    What is bone formation called when the bone is formed directly, without using a cartilage template?
    • A. 

      Intraosseous

    • B. 

      Intramembranous

    • C. 

      Endochondral

    • D. 

      Endosteum

  • 5. 
    What sits in a lacuna?
    • A. 

      Osteon

    • B. 

      Osteoclast

    • C. 

      Osteoblast

    • D. 

      Osteoid

  • 6. 
    What is unmineralized bone matrix?
    • A. 

      Osteoclast

    • B. 

      Osteon

    • C. 

      Osteoid

    • D. 

      Osteocyte

  • 7. 
    What are the collagen fibers that extend into bone at an angle called?
    • A. 

      Canaliculi

    • B. 

      Sharpey's fibers

    • C. 

      Trabeculae

    • D. 

      Tome's process

  • 8. 
    What is the lining of the inner bone on the side which abuts the medullary cavity?
    • A. 

      Perichondrium

    • B. 

      Perimysium

    • C. 

      Endosteum

    • D. 

      Perineurium

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is a multinucleated cell?
    • A. 

      Osteoclast

    • B. 

      Osteon

    • C. 

      Osteocyte

    • D. 

      Osteoblast

  • 10. 
    What is in the bone matrix?
    • A. 

      Elastic fibers

    • B. 

      Collagen fibers

    • C. 

      Dense regular connective tissue

    • D. 

      Reticular fibers

  • 11. 
    What are the small tunnels seen in bone?
    • A. 

      Canaliculi

    • B. 

      Sharpey's fibers

    • C. 

      Lacuna

    • D. 

      Tome's process

  • 12. 
    What is the hollow area underneath an osteoclast called?
    • A. 

      Space of Disse

    • B. 

      Space of Mall

    • C. 

      Vacuole

    • D. 

      Howship's lacuna

  • 13. 
    What is the covering of a bone?
    • A. 

      Perimysium

    • B. 

      Periosteum

    • C. 

      Perichondrium

    • D. 

      Endosteum

  • 14. 
    What is the primary component of yellow marrow?
    • A. 

      Fat

    • B. 

      Cartilage

    • C. 

      Hematopoietic tissue

    • D. 

      Fibrous tissue

  • 15. 
    What is another term for the Haversian system?
    • A. 

      Osteoclast

    • B. 

      Osteon

    • C. 

      Osteoblast

    • D. 

      Osteoid

  • 16. 
    What is nonlamellar bone?
    • A. 

      Woven bone

    • B. 

      Dense bone

    • C. 

      Cancellous bone

    • D. 

      Compact bone

  • 17. 
    Which cell is a resting osteoblast?
    • A. 

      Chondrocyte

    • B. 

      Chondroblast

    • C. 

      Osteocyte

    • D. 

      Bone lining cell

  • 18. 
    What are the mineral crystals in bone called?
    • A. 

      Tourmaline

    • B. 

      Hydroxyapatite

    • C. 

      Rubellite

    • D. 

      Calcite

  • 19. 
    What are Sharpey's fibers?
    • A. 

      Elastic fibers

    • B. 

      Collagen fibers

    • C. 

      Reticular fibers

    • D. 

      Dense regular connective tissue

  • 20. 
    What is a bone formation called when the bone is formed from a cartilage template?
    • A. 

      Endosteum

    • B. 

      Endochondral

    • C. 

      Intramembranous

    • D. 

      En bloc

  • 21. 
    What is bundle bone?
    • A. 

      Cancellous bone

    • B. 

      Compact bone

    • C. 

      Spongy bone

    • D. 

      Immature bone