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  • 1. 

    The                   connects the femur to the tibia and fibula

    • A.

      Coccyx

    • B.

      Clavicle

    • C.

      Patella

    • D.

      Illium

    Correct Answer
    C. Patella
    Explanation
    The patella is commonly known as the kneecap and is a small bone that connects the femur (thigh bone) to the tibia and fibula (lower leg bones). It plays a crucial role in the functioning of the knee joint, as it helps to protect the joint and improve the leverage of the thigh muscles. The patella also assists in the smooth movement of the knee during activities such as walking, running, and jumping.

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  • 2. 

    List the 1of the 5 back-bones that make up the spine.

    Correct Answer
    sacral spine
    coccyx
    lumbar
    thoracic
    cervical
    Explanation
    The answer provided lists the five backbones that make up the spine: sacral spine, coccyx, lumbar, thoracic, and cervical.

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  • 3. 

    The tibia and the ulnar are both part of the lower arm

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The tibia is actually a bone in the lower leg, while the ulnar is a bone in the forearm. Therefore, they are not both part of the lower arm, making the statement false.

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  • 4. 

    The heel bone is called

    • A.

      Talus

    • B.

      Calcaneus

    • C.

      Ulnar

    • D.

      Fibula

    Correct Answer
    B. Calcaneus
    Explanation
    The correct answer is calcaneus. The calcaneus, also known as the heel bone, is the largest bone in the foot. It is located at the back of the foot, below the ankle joint. The calcaneus plays a crucial role in weight-bearing and helps to support the body's weight while walking, running, and standing. It also provides attachment points for various muscles, tendons, and ligaments involved in foot movement and stability.

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  • 5. 

    Which of the following are between the mandible and the ischium? (Select all that apply)

    • A.

      Scapulars

    • B.

      Talus

    • C.

      Illium

    • D.

      Xphiod process

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Scapulars
    C. Illium
    D. Xphiod process
    Explanation
    The scapulars, ilium, and xiphoid process are all located between the mandible and the ischium. The scapulars are the shoulder blades, which are located on the back and connect the upper arm bone to the collarbone. The ilium is one of the three bones that make up the hip bone, and it is located on the upper part of the pelvis. The xiphoid process is a small, cartilaginous extension at the lower end of the sternum, which is located in the chest area. These structures are all found between the mandible (jawbone) and the ischium (part of the hip bone).

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  • 6. 

    The                 are also called Angel Wings

    Correct Answer(s)
    scapulae, scapular, scapulars
    Explanation
    The scapulae, commonly known as shoulder blades, are referred to as "Angel Wings" due to their flat, wing-like shape. Positioned on the upper back on either side of the thorax, these bones play a crucial role in arm movement and provide attachment points for muscles of the back, neck, and arms.

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