Osteoarthritis Quiz Questions With Answers

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Test your knowledge about osteoarthritis with these osteoarthritis quiz questions with answers. Here is some information on osteoarthritis, which will help you score well on the quiz. Osteoarthritis is known as the most common form of arthritis. It has been affecting millions of people worldwide. It exists when over time, the protective cartilage that cushions the ends of the bones wears down. This quiz will test and educate you even more. Let's go!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Osteoarthritis of the finger joints is more common in the females, while in males hip or knee are commonly affected. Is this statement true or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
     Hip osteoarthritis is never attributed to congenital defect in the anatomy of the hip joint. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Osteoarthritis of spine occurs as a result of degenerative changes in the apophyseal joints while spondylosis refers to degenerative disk disease. Is this statement true or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Osteoarthritis occurs as a result of:
    • A. 

      Deficiency of calcium in young people

    • B. 

      Gradual degeneration of the movable joints, due to wear and tear of the articular cartilage,with the advancing age

    • C. 

      Low levels of estrogen in older women

    • D. 

      High levels of estrogen in older women

  • 5. 
    Osteoarthritis affecting the distal inter phalangeal joints (i.e. first finger joint from the finger tip) is known as:
    • A. 

      Bouchard's nodes

    • B. 

      Richard's nodes

    • C. 

      Heberden's nodes

    • D. 

      Both A & B

  • 6. 
    Osteoarthritis, when involves the thumb base, gives it a:
    • A. 

      Squared appearance

    • B. 

      Oval appearance

    • C. 

      Triangular appearance

    • D. 

      Rectangle appearance

  • 7. 
    'Bony crepitus' which is heard on moving the knee affected with osteoarthritis is a:
    • A. 

      Sensation of bone rubbing against bone

    • B. 

      Sensation of weakness in the bone

    • C. 

      Sensation of bubbles in the bone

    • D. 

      Sensation of piercing under the skin

  • 8. 
    The term 'Generalized Osteoarthritis' is used when:
    • A. 

      All joints of the body are involved

    • B. 

      More than one joint is involved

    • C. 

      Three or more joints are involved

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 9. 
    Typical pain of osteoarthritis is:
    • A. 

      Aggravated by rest and relieved by use

    • B. 

      Aggravated by rest and relieved by rest

    • C. 

      Aggravated by use as well as from rest

    • D. 

      Aggravated by use and relieved by rest

  • 10. 
    Stiffness of the involved joint upon arising in the morning or after immobility (e.g. following a long ride in a car) is a prominent symptom of osteoarthritis. Is this statement true or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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