Skeletal System II Exam Prep Quiz!

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Skeletal System II Exam Prep Quiz!

While our organs, the respiratory system, and the cardiovascular system are some of the features of the human body that keep us ticking away as intended, the skeletal system is what provides us with shape and form, allowing us to actually put all of those aforementioned processes to good use and do something with our lives. What can you tell us about the skeletal system? Take the quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The skeletal system consists of:
    • A. 

      Bone, cartilage, ligaments, tendons, adipose, epithelia, and nerves

    • B. 

      Bone, cartilage, ligaments, haversian systems, osteons, and endomysium

    • C. 

      Bone, tendons, adipose, ramus, meatus, and sulcus

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    True or False: An ellipsoid joint has a flat articulating surface and permits all motions except for rotation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Fill in the Blanks: The three main categories of joints in the body are ________, __________, and _________.
    • A. 

      Synarthroidal, amphiarthroidal, diarthroidal

  • 4. 
    Fill in the Blanks: The type of bone that is only found in the sutures of fetal skulls is called __________.
    • A. 

      Wormian

    • B. 

      No other answer

  • 5. 
    Matching: Click on the pairs that are matched correctly
    • A. 

      Compact bone - lamellae

    • B. 

      Compact bone - haversian systems

    • C. 

      Hyaline cartilage - vascular

    • D. 

      Chondroycytes - lacunae

    • E. 

      Sesamoid - ligaments

  • 6. 
    How many bones are there in the average person's body?
    • A. 

      33

    • B. 

      206

    • C. 

      639

    • D. 

      It varies by the individual 

  • 7. 
    What makes bones so strong?
    • A. 

      Silica

    • B. 

      Cartilage

    • C. 

      Blood and marrow

    • D. 

      Calcium and phosphorous

  • 8. 
    What is the difference between cartilage and bone?
    • A. 

      Bone is rubbery, and cartilage is firm.

    • B. 

      Bone is a more primitive tissue than cartilage.

    • C. 

      Cartilage is rubbery, and bone is firm.

    • D. 

      Bone is inside the body, and cartilage is outside.

  • 9. 
    Muscles are made of ...
    • A. 

      Silica

    • B. 

      Polyester threads

    • C. 

      Calcium and phosphorous

    • D. 

      Groups of cells called fibres

  • 10. 
    What is the function of the skeletal system?
    • A. 

      Support the body

    • B. 

      Give the body shape

    • C. 

      Work with muscles to move the body

    • D. 

      All of the above