Clinical Skeletal System Quiz

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Clinical Skeletal System Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Which type of movement at a joint allows the movement of a limb away from the midline?
    • A. 

      Abduction

    • B. 

      Adduction

    • C. 

      Inversion

    • D. 

      Eversion

  • 2. 
    Which pathology of the spine causes a lateral curvature of the spine?
    • A. 

      Lordosis

    • B. 

      Kyphosis

    • C. 

      Scoliosis

  • 3. 
    Which type of arthritis ius characterised by the breakdown of articular cartilage in the joint?
    • A. 

      Rheumatoid arthritis

    • B. 

      Osteoarthritis

    • C. 

      Gout

    • D. 

      Ankylosing spondylitis

  • 4. 
    Which bone is located in the upper arm?
    • A. 

      Humerus

    • B. 

      Patella

    • C. 

      Ulna

    • D. 

      Fibula

  • 5. 
    This facial bone contains the lower teeth
    • A. 

      Zygomatic

    • B. 

      Occipital

    • C. 

      Maxilla

    • D. 

      Mandible

  • 6. 
    Which bones form the palm of the hand?
    • A. 

      Tarsals

    • B. 

      Phalanges

    • C. 

      Metacarpals

    • D. 

      Bursae

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is located at the end of a long bone?
    • A. 

      Diaphysis

    • B. 

      Peristeum

    • C. 

      Epiphysis

    • D. 

      Medullary cavity

  • 8. 
    Cancellous refers to
    • A. 

      Spongy bone

    • B. 

      Cartilage

    • C. 

      Soft bone

    • D. 

      Osteons

  • 9. 
    This part refers to the shaft of a long bone
    • A. 

      Diaphysis

    • B. 

      Epiphysis

    • C. 

      Peristeum

    • D. 

      Bursa

  • 10. 
    Which word(s) best reflects the function of the epiphyseal disc?
    • A. 

      Blood cell formation

    • B. 

      Phagocytosis

    • C. 

      Secretion of synovial fluid

    • D. 

      Growth

  • 11. 
    Which of the following bones is NOT located in the lower limbs?
    • A. 

      Femur

    • B. 

      Tibia

    • C. 

      Ulna

    • D. 

      Tarsals

  • 12. 
    At which joint do the femur and tibia meet?
    • A. 

      Hip

    • B. 

      Knee

    • C. 

      Ankle

    • D. 

      Wrist

  • 13. 
    Injury to the epiphyseal disc may
    • A. 

      Stunt the growth of the injured leg

    • B. 

      Stimulate the bone to become cancerous

    • C. 

      Inhibit blood cell formation

    • D. 

      Cause paralysis

  • 14. 
    Which bone structure is most concerned with hematopoiesis?
    • A. 

      Diaphysis

    • B. 

      Bone marrow

    • C. 

      Articular cartilage

    • D. 

      Epiphyseal disc

  • 15. 
    Which of the following refers to an exaggerated thoracic curvature of the spine (hunchback)?
    • A. 

      Kyphosis

    • B. 

      Osteoporosis

    • C. 

      Scoliosis

    • D. 

      Lordosis

  • 16. 
    What is the outer lining of connective tissue that surrounds the diaphysis of a long bone and contains the blood vessels that supply the bone?
    • A. 

      Periosteum

    • B. 

      Endosteum

    • C. 

      Diaphysis

    • D. 

      Medullary cavity

  • 17. 
    What is the term that refers to the replacement of cartilage by bone?
    • A. 

      Osteoporosis

    • B. 

      Osteoarthritis

    • C. 

      Ossification

    • D. 

      Diarthrosis

  • 18. 
    What are the bones of the fingers called?
    • A. 

      Carpals

    • B. 

      Tarsals

    • C. 

      Vertebrae

    • D. 

      Metacarpals

    • E. 

      Phalanges

  • 19. 
    The scapula would be an example of what type of bone?
    • A. 

      Long

    • B. 

      Short

    • C. 

      Flat

    • D. 

      Irregular

  • 20. 
    What is the longest, strongest, and heaviest bone of the human body?
    • A. 

      Cranium

    • B. 

      Femur

    • C. 

      Humerus

    • D. 

      Sternum

    • E. 

      Tibia

  • 21. 
    What's the patella?
    • A. 

      Fingertip

    • B. 

      Eyesocket

    • C. 

      Kneecap

    • D. 

      Tailbone

  • 22. 
    Name the vertebrae in the human spine starting at the base of the skull and ending with the buttocks.
    • A. 

      Coccyx, lumbar, cervical, thoracic, sacrum

    • B. 

      Cervical, thoracic, lumbar, sacrum, coccyx

    • C. 

      Thoracic, cervical, sacrum, lumbar, coccyx

    • D. 

      Cervical, coccyx, lumbar, thoracic, sacrum

  • 23. 
    Gout is caused by a build up of which acid?
    • A. 

      Lactic

    • B. 

      Uric

    • C. 

      Hydrochloric

    • D. 

      Amino

  • 24. 
    The femur would be an example of what type of bone?
    • A. 

      Long

    • B. 

      Short

    • C. 

      Flat

    • D. 

      Irregular

  • 25. 
    The phalanges would be an example of what type of bone?
    • A. 

      Long

    • B. 

      Short

    • C. 

      Flat

    • D. 

      Irregular

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