Quiz: Cartilage Types And Functions

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Do you know about cartilage, a connective tissue found in our body? If so, play this quiz and test your understanding of cartilage, its types, and functions. Cartilage is a non-vascular supporting tissue spread throughout our body and is quite different from bones in many ways. This quiz will make you learn everything about cartilage. So, without wasting your precious time, take the quiz and enhance your knowledge regarding this flexible tissue. All the very best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are the types of cartilages?
    • A. 

      Hyaline 

    • B. 

      Elastic 

    • C. 

      Dense 

    • D. 

      Fibro

  • 2. 
    What are the layers of the perichondrium? 
    • A. 

      Outer and inner

    • B. 

      Outer-fibrous inner-chondrogenic 

    • C. 

      Fibrous 

    • D. 

      Dense 

  • 3. 
    What compose the inner chondrogenic layer?
    • A. 

      Chondroblasts

    • B. 

      Dense connective tissue 

    • C. 

      Mesenchymal cells 

    • D. 

      Chondrocytes 

  • 4. 
    Where can we find hyaline cartilage? 
    • A. 

      Between the vertebras, respiratory passages and the end of the ribs 

    • B. 

      Respiratory passages and the end of the ribs

    • C. 

      Respiratory passages ,the end of the ribs and articular surfaces of the joints 

    • D. 

      Nose and ears 

  • 5. 
    Where does the articular cartilage receives its nutrition from? 
    • A. 

      Blood vessels of synovial membrane and synovial fluid 

    • B. 

      Blood capillaries 

    • C. 

      Setellaite cells 

    • D. 

      Mesenchaymal cells

  • 6. 
    Articular cartilage lacks perichondrium 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Where can we find elastic cartilage?
    • A. 

      Auricle of the ear 

    • B. 

      The walls of the external auditory canals 

    • C. 

      Epiglottis 

    • D. 

      Larynx 

    • E. 

      Nose

  • 8. 
    Fresh elastic cartilage has a yellow color due to elastin in the elastic cartilage 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    What connective tissue compose elastic cartilage?
    • A. 

      Collagen fibers type 1

    • B. 

      Collagen fibers type 1 and 2

    • C. 

      Collagen fibers type 1+elastic fibers 

    • D. 

      Collagen fibers type 2+ elastic fibers+ proteoglycans and glycosaminoglycans 

  • 10. 
    Where can we find fibrocartilage in the body?
    • A. 

      Only in the intravertebral disks 

    • B. 

      Intravertebral disks, attachment of certain ligaments and pubic symphysis 

    • C. 

      In certain attachments of ligaments and in the respiratory passages 

    • D. 

      Respiratory passages, intravertebral disks and pubic symphysis 

  • 11. 
    Elastic cartilage matrix calcify during the aging process 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Is there any perichondrium in the elastic cartilage? 
    • A. 

      Yes 

    • B. 

      No

  • 13. 
    Interstitial growth is the process that forms a new cartilage within an existing one, which is very active during endochondral ossification 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    What are the types of cartilage growth?
    • A. 

      Interstitial growth, appositional growth 

    • B. 

      Interstitial growth only 

    • C. 

      It does not have growth to it 

    • D. 

      Primary and secondary growth

  • 15. 
    The process of that forms new cartilage at the surface of an existing cartilage; bone growth during embryonic period, regeneration of mature cartilage is called appositional growth.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Mesenchymal cells --> chondroblast --> chondrocytes 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Chondrogenesis:
    • A. 

      Mesenchymal cells, mitotic proliferation & early differentiation of mesenchymal cells, chondroblasts & ECM, multiplication of cartilage cells give rise to isogenous groups 

    • B. 

      Mesenchymal cells, chondroblasts & ECM, multiplication of cartilage cells give rise to isogenous groups, mitotic proliferation & early differentiation of mesenchymal cells

    • C. 

      Mesenchymal cells, multiplication of cartilage cells give rise to isogenous groups, mitotic proliferation & early differentiation of mesenchymal cells, chondroblasts & ECM

    • D. 

      Multiplication of cartilage cells give rise to isogenous groups, mitotic proliferation & early differentiation of mesenchymal cells, chondroblasts & ECM, mesenchymal cells

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