The Skeletal System Overview And The Disease Hyperparathyroidism Quiz

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Gives a brief overview quiz of the skeletal system and six questions over the skeletal disease Hyperparathyroidism. Read each question carefully and chose the answer that best goes with each question.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    True or False:  The skeletal system provides shape and support, protects internal organs, stores minerals and fat, regulates breathing, makes blood cells and platelets, and assists movement for the body.
    • A. 

      True.

    • B. 

      False.

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is NOT part of the vertebrae column in the human body?  [Note:  Some answers may have vertebrae excluded. i.e. If cervical vertebrae was included, only cervical would show as an answer choice.]
    • A. 

      Lumbar.

    • B. 

      Pubis.

    • C. 

      Thoracic.

    • D. 

      Sacrum.

    • E. 

      Coccyx.

  • 3. 
    Of   Which of the following is not part of the tooth itself?
    • A. 

      Enamel

    • B. 

      Dentin

    • C. 

      Gum

    • D. 

      Pulp

  • 4. 
    Which type of joint is slightly moveable?
    • A. 

      Synarthrosis

    • B. 

      Diarthrosis

    • C. 

      Amphiarthrosis

  • 5. 
    What do the parathyroid glands release to such a quantity that it causes hyperparathyroidism?
    • A. 

      HTP

    • B. 

      ATM

    • C. 

      PTH

    • D. 

      OTC

  • 6. 
    Which stage has excessive parathyroid hormones due to an abnormality elsewhere in the body?
    • A. 

      Primary Hyperparathyroidism.

    • B. 

      Secondary Hyperparathyroidism.

    • C. 

      Tertiary Hyperparathyroidism.

  • 7. 
    Which is the most common form of primary hyperparathyroidism?
    • A. 

      Hyperplasia.

    • B. 

      Adenoma.

    • C. 

      Carcinoma.

  • 8. 
    Which stage of hyperparathyroidism has not been approved for Calcimetics, a new class of drug that turns off the parathormone secretion?
    • A. 

      Primary.

    • B. 

      Secondary.

    • C. 

      Tertiary.

  • 9. 
    True or False:  An estimated 100,000 people develop hyperparathyroidism each year in the United States.
    • A. 

      True.

    • B. 

      False.

  • 10. 
    In the phrase, “Moans, groans, stones, and bones . . . with psychic overtones,” stones refer to . . .
    • A. 

      Bone-related complications.

    • B. 

      Kidney stones.

    • C. 

      Gastointestinal symptoms of constipation.

    • D. 

      Effects on the central nervous system.

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