Quiz The Skeletal System

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The quiz is ten questions and are all multiple choice.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the name of the bone in your head?

    • A.

      Clavicle

    • B.

      Joint

    • C.

      Skull

    • D.

      Sternum

    Correct Answer
    C. Skull
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Skull." The skull is the bone structure that forms the head and protects the brain. It is made up of several bones, including the frontal bone, parietal bones, temporal bones, occipital bone, sphenoid bone, and ethmoid bone. The skull also houses the facial bones and provides support and protection for the sensory organs such as the eyes, nose, and ears.

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  • 2. 

    Where are your phalanges located?

    • A.

      Arm

    • B.

      Fingers

    • C.

      Knees

    • D.

      Chest

    Correct Answer
    B. Fingers
    Explanation
    The phalanges are located in the fingers. These are the bones that make up the fingers and are connected to the metacarpals in the hand. The phalanges allow for movement and flexibility in the fingers, enabling us to grasp and manipulate objects.

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  • 3. 

    How many bones are in the human (adult) body?

    • A.

      104

    • B.

      206

    • C.

      306

    • D.

      209

    Correct Answer
    B. 206
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 206 because the human adult body typically has 206 bones. These bones make up the skeletal system, providing structure, support, and protection for the body. The number of bones can vary slightly from person to person due to individual differences, but 206 is the average number.

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  • 4. 

     How many bones are in the (adult) hand?

    • A.

      20

    • B.

      32

    • C.

      25

    • D.

      27

    Correct Answer
    D. 27
    Explanation
    An adult hand consists of 27 bones. There are 8 carpal bones in the wrist, 5 metacarpal bones in the palm, and 14 phalanges in the fingers. Therefore, the total number of bones in an adult hand is 8 + 5 + 14 = 27.

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  • 5. 

    Where are your metatarsals?

    • A.

      Stomach

    • B.

      Foot

    • C.

      Hand

    • D.

      Arm

    Correct Answer
    B. Foot
    Explanation
    Metatarsals are the long bones located in the foot, connecting the ankle bones to the toes. They are responsible for providing support and stability to the foot, allowing it to bear weight and participate in activities such as walking, running, and jumping. Therefore, the correct answer is "Foot".

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