Musculoskeletal System Quiz - Part I

35 Questions | Total Attempts: 172

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Musculoskeletal Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The skeleton is the strong _____________ on which the body is constructed.
  • 2. 
    Bones work with ____________ to produce movement at the joints.
  • 3. 
    What five functions does the skeletal system perform?
  • 4. 
    Hematopoiesis is the production of blood cells in _____  _______  ___________.
  • 5. 
    Bones are the "storehouse" for _____________.
  • 6. 
    There are _____ bones in the skeleton.
  • 7. 
    The four different types of bones are:
  • 8. 
    The long narrow shaft of long bones is called the _______________.
  • 9. 
    The hollow area inside the long shaft of the bone is called the _____________  _________.
  • 10. 
    The ends of long bones are called the ______________.
  • 11. 
    ______________  ______________ is the thin layer of cartilage covering the ends of long bones.
  • 12. 
    _______________ is the strong fibrous membrane covering the majority of a long bone.
  • 13. 
    Periosteum (membrane) covers the entire long bone.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The name of the thin membrane that lines the inside of the medullary cavity.
  • 15. 
    The skeletal system contains two main types of connective tissue. Name them.
  • 16. 
    Bone tissue is also known as _____________ tissue.
  • 17. 
    Two types of bone tissue are:
  • 18. 
    The spaces of spongy bone are filled with __________  __________ ____________.
  • 19. 
    Compact bone is porous with many small spaces.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Compact bone is ________ and _________.
  • 21. 
    The matrix of compact bones is made up of numerous structural units called ___________ or _____________  ______________.
  • 22. 
    The bones cells in compact bone are called _______________.
  • 23. 
    Blood vessels pass through the outer periosteum and enter the bone through the central ________________  _____________ to nourish the osteocytes.
  • 24. 
    Two types of marrow are:
  • 25. 
    This type of marrow is found in the medullary cavity.
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