Musculoskeletal System Trivia Questions

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Musculoskeletal System Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    One of the functions of a bone is to
    • A. 

      Store fat

    • B. 

      Produce secretions

    • C. 

      Produce blood cells

    • D. 

      Store protein

  • 2. 
    Bones contain yellow marrow that is composed mainly of?
    • A. 

      Fat

    • B. 

      Protein

    • C. 

      Cartiledge

    • D. 

      Carbohydrates

  • 3. 
    The external covering of the bone that contains osteoblasts and blood vessels is termed the?
    • A. 

      Cartiledge

    • B. 

      Synovial membrane

    • C. 

      Connective tissue

    • D. 

      Periosteum

  • 4. 
     Skeletal muscles are attached to bones by?
    • A. 

      Tendons

    • B. 

      Cartiledge

    • C. 

      Fibrous connective tissue

    • D. 

      Ligaments

  • 5. 
    Joints may be classified as cartilaginous, synovial, or?
    • A. 

      Articulate

    • B. 

      Flexible

    • C. 

      Immobile

    • D. 

      Fibrous

  • 6. 
    Bones in synovial joints are joined together by?
    • A. 

      Cartiledge

    • B. 

      Ligaments

    • C. 

      Tendons

    • D. 

      Periosteal tissue

  • 7. 
    When the nurse moves the clients arm away from the midline of the body the nurse is performing?
    • A. 

      Adduction

    • B. 

      External rotation

    • C. 

      Retraction

    • D. 

      Abduction

  • 8. 
    When the nurse moves a clients leg upward, the nurse is performing?
    • A. 

      Supination

    • B. 

      External rotation

    • C. 

      Eversion

    • D. 

      Internal rotation

  • 9. 
    The subacromial bursae are contained in the
    • A. 

      Temporomandibular joint

    • B. 

      Shoulder joint

    • C. 

      Elbow joint

    • D. 

      Wrist joint

  • 10. 
    Articulation between the head of the femur and the acetabulum is in the?
    • A. 

      Knee joint

    • B. 

      Tibial joint

    • C. 

      Ankle joint

    • D. 

      Hip joint

  • 11. 
    A client visits the clinic and tells the nurse that she has joint pain in her hands, especially in the morning. The nurse should assess the client further for sings and symptoms of?
    • A. 

      Arthritis

    • B. 

      Osteoporosis

    • C. 

      Carpal tunnel syndrome

    • D. 

      A neurologic disorder

  • 12. 
    A client with insulin-dependent diabetes visits the clinic and complains of painful hip joints. The nurse should assess the clients carefully for signs and symptoms of
    • A. 

      Arthirits

    • B. 

      Gait difficulties

    • C. 

      Osteomyelitis

    • D. 

      Scoliosis

  • 13. 
    A female client visits the clinic and tells the nurse that she began menarche at the age of 16 years. The nurse should instruct the client that she is at a higher risk for?
    • A. 

      Osteoporosis

    • B. 

      Osteomyletitis

    • C. 

      Rheumatoid arthritis

    • D. 

      Lordosis

  • 14. 
    The nurse is planning a presentation on osteoporosis to a group of high school students, which of the following should the nurse plan to include in the presentation?
    • A. 

      Bone density rises to a peak at age 50 for both sexes

    • B. 

      Bone density in the Asian population is higher than in the white population

    • C. 

      Moderate strenuous exercise tends to increase bone density

    • D. 

      Approximately 5 million fractures in the united states are due to osteoporosis

  • 15. 
    The nurse is caring for an adult client who is in a cast because of a fractured arm. To promote healing of the bone and tissue, the nurse should instruct the client to eat a diet that is high in
    • A. 

      Whole grains

    • B. 

      Vitamin B

    • C. 

      Vitamin E

    • D. 

      Vitamin C

  • 16. 
    An adult client tells the nurse that he eats sardines everyday, the nurse should instruct the client that a diet high in purines can contribute to
    • A. 

      Gouty arthritis

    • B. 

      Osteomalacia

    • C. 

      Bone fractures

    • D. 

      Osteomyletitis

  • 17. 
    A client tells the nurse that his grandmother had a diagnosis of osteomalacia. the nurse should instruct the client that to decrease the risk factors for osteomalalcia,  the client should have adequate
    • A. 

      Vitamin E

    • B. 

      Riboflavin

    • C. 

      B-carotene

    • D. 

      Vitamin D

  • 18. 
    The nurse is preparing to perform a musculoskeletal examination on an adult client. The nurse has explained the examination procedures to the client. The nurse determines that the client needs further instructions when the client says?
    • A. 

      You will be asking mme to change positions more often

    • B. 

      You'll be comparing bilateral joints

    • C. 

      You'll be assessing the size and streghth of my joints

    • D. 

      Youll continue with range of motion even if I have discomfort

  • 19. 
    While assessing muscle strength in an older adult client, the nurse determines that the lients knee joint has a rating of 3 and exhibits active motion against gravity. The nurse should document the clients muscle strength as being/having
    • A. 

      Normal

    • B. 

      Slight weakness

    • C. 

      Average weakness

    • D. 

      Poor range motion

  • 20. 
    While assessing an adults clients jaw. the nurse hears clicking popping sound, and the clinet expresses pain in the joint. The nurse should further assess the client for
    • A. 

      Arthritis

    • B. 

      TMJ dysfunction

    • C. 

      Bruxism

    • D. 

      Previous fracture

  • 21. 
    While examining the spine of an adult client, the nurse notes that the client has a flattened lumbar curvature. The nurse should refer the client to a physician for possible
    • A. 

      Herniated disk

    • B. 

      Scoliosis

    • C. 

      Kyphosis

    • D. 

      Cervical disc degeneration

  • 22. 
    The nurse is assessing the spine of an adult client and detects lateral curvature of the thoracic spine with an increase in convexity on the left curved side. The nurse suspects that the client is experiencing
    • A. 

      Lordosis

    • B. 

      Arthiritis

    • C. 

      Kyphosis

    • D. 

      Scoliosis

  • 23. 
    A client visits the clinic and tells the nurse that he has had lower back pain for the past several days. To perform Lasegues test , the nurse should ask the client to ?
    • A. 

      Bend backwards towards the nurse

    • B. 

      Lean forward and touch toes

    • C. 

      Twist the shoulders in both directions

    • D. 

      Lie flat and raise his leg to the point of pain

  • 24. 
    An older adult client visits the clinic and tells the nurse that she has had shooting pains in bother her legs., The nurse should assess the client for signs and symptoms of
    • A. 

      Herniated intervertebral disc

    • B. 

      Rheumatoid arthritis

    • C. 

      Osteoporosis

    • D. 

      Metastases

  • 25. 
    While assessing the range of motion in an adult clients shoulder the client expresseess pain and exhibits limited abduction and muscle weakness,. The nurse plans to refer the client to a physician for possible
    • A. 

      Rotator cuff tear

    • B. 

      Nerve damage

    • C. 

      Cervical disc degeneration

    • D. 

      Tendonitis

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