Bones And Skeletal Tissues

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Bones And Skeletal Tissues


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  • 1. 
    Which type of cartilage is most plentiful in the adult body?
    • A. 

      Hyaline cartilage

    • B. 

      Fibrocartilage

    • C. 

      Elastin cartilage

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    What two body structures contain flexible elastic cartilage
    • A. 

      Interstitial

    • B. 

      The epiglottis

    • C. 

      External ear cartilage

    • D. 

      Aeriolar

  • 3. 
    Cartilage grows by interstitial growth. What does this mean?
    • A. 

      It depends on the specific unit

    • B. 

      Bilateral

    • C. 

      Exterior

    • D. 

      From within

  • 4. 
    What are the components of the axial skeleton?
    • A. 

      Skull

    • B. 

      Ribs

    • C. 

      Vertebral column

    • D. 

      Thoracic cage

  • 5. 
    What class do the ribs and skull bones fall into?
    • A. 

      Short bones

    • B. 

      Long bones

    • C. 

      Flat bones

    • D. 

      Squishy bone

  • 6. 
    The relationship between skeletal muscles and bones is that skeletal muscles use bones as levers to cause movement in the body and it's parts
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    What two types of substances are stored in bone matrix?
    • A. 

      Minerals

    • B. 

      Growth factors

    • C. 

      Enzymes

    • D. 

      Protein

  • 8. 
    Two functions of a bones marrow cavities are
    • A. 

      Lacunae

    • B. 

      Blood cell formation

    • C. 

      Kittens

    • D. 

      Fat storage

  • 9. 
    Are crests tubercles and spines bony projections or bony depressions?
    • A. 

      Boney depressions

    • B. 

      Bony projections

  • 10. 
    Which membrane lines the internal canals and covers the trabecular of a bone?
    • A. 

      Periosteum

    • B. 

      Ossiflex

    • C. 

      Osteoblasts

    • D. 

      Endosteum

  • 11. 
    Which component of bone-organic or inorganic- makes it hard?
    • A. 

      Bone salts

    • B. 

      Osteocytes

    • C. 

      Osteoid

    • D. 

      Osteoblasts

  • 12. 
    Which cell has a ruffled border and acts to break down bone matrix?
    • A. 

      Osteoblasts

    • B. 

      Osteoclasts

    • C. 

      Osteocytes

    • D. 

      Osteoflex

  • 13. 
    Bones don't begin with tissue, what do they begin with?
    • A. 

      Fibrous membranes

    • B. 

      Aerolar

    • C. 

      Elastin

    • D. 

      Hyaline cartilages

  • 14. 
    The term "bone chases cartilage," means the cartilage model grows and breaks down and is replaced by bone. Is this true or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    As long bone grows in length, what is happening in the hypertrophic zone of the epiphyseal plate?
    • A. 

      Chondrocytes enlarge

    • B. 

      Recycling

    • C. 

      Lacunae break down

    • D. 

      Leave holes in the cartilage matrix

  • 16. 
    If osteoclasts in a long bone are more active than osteoblasts, how will bone mass change?
    • A. 

      Bone mass will increase

    • B. 

      Bone mass will decrees

    • C. 

      Cancer will form

    • D. 

      Fibromyalgia will form

  • 17. 
    Which bone disorder is characterized by excessive deposit of weak, poorly mineralized bone?
    • A. 

      Osteoporosis

    • B. 

      Osteogenesis Imperfecta

    • C. 

      Fibrous Dysplasia

    • D. 

      Pagers disease

  • 18. 
    What are three measures that may help to maintain healthy bone density?
    • A. 

      Relaxing

    • B. 

      Vitamin D

    • C. 

      Calcium

    • D. 

      Weight bearing exercise

  • 19. 
    What name is given to adult rickets? 
    • A. 

      Osteomalacia

    • B. 

      Osteochondritis Dissecans

    • C. 

      Osteopetroses

    • D. 

      Paget disease

  • 20. 
    At what stage of life are most bones well formed and ossified, except for their epiphysis?
    • A. 

      After 50

    • B. 

      At 20

    • C. 

      At birth

    • D. 

      Puberty

  • 21. 
    The decrees in bone mass that begins in the fourth decade of life affects nearly all bones. What are the exceptions? 
    • A. 

      The humerous

    • B. 

      The skull

    • C. 

      The clavicle

    • D. 

      The femur

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