Skeletal System- What Can You Recall?

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This quiz is to determine whether or not the students gained insight from the previous skeletal system lesson.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What are your nose and ears made of?

    • A.

      Cartilage

    • B.

      Bone

    • C.

      Other

    Correct Answer
    A. Cartilage
    Explanation
    The nose and ears are made of cartilage. Cartilage is a flexible connective tissue that provides structure and support to various parts of the body. It is softer and more pliable than bone, allowing the nose and ears to be flexible and able to move. Unlike bone, cartilage does not contain blood vessels or nerves, which makes it less susceptible to injury and pain.

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  • 2. 

    How many bones does the Human Body have?

    • A.

      110

    • B.

      35

    • C.

      1130

    • D.

      206

    • E.

      54

    Correct Answer
    D. 206
    Explanation
    The human body has 206 bones.

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  • 3. 

    Which of the following is not a bone in the leg?

    • A.

      Femur

    • B.

      Patella

    • C.

      Humerus

    • D.

      Fibula

    Correct Answer
    C. Humerus
    Explanation
    The humerus is not a bone in the leg. It is actually a bone in the upper arm, connecting the shoulder to the elbow. The other options, femur, patella, and fibula, are all bones that are found in the leg. The femur is the thigh bone, the patella is the kneecap, and the fibula is one of the two bones in the lower leg, along with the tibia.

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  • 4. 

    Men and Women have the exact same skeletons

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Men and women do not have the exact same skeletons. While the basic structure of the skeleton is similar, there are some differences between male and female skeletons. These differences are primarily due to factors such as hormones and genetics. For example, male skeletons tend to be larger and have more robust features, while female skeletons are generally smaller and have more delicate features. Additionally, there are differences in the pelvis, with females having a wider pelvis to accommodate childbirth. Overall, these differences in skeletal structure contribute to the physical distinctions between men and women.

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  • 5. 

    What is a sternum?

    • A.

      Thigh bone

    • B.

      Breast Bone

    • C.

      Shoulder Bone

    • D.

      Knee Cap

    Correct Answer
    B. Breast Bone
    Explanation
    The sternum is the breastbone, located in the center of the chest. It is a flat bone that connects to the ribs and plays a crucial role in protecting the heart, lungs, and other vital organs.

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  • 6. 

    The largest bone in the entire body

    • A.

      Clavicle

    • B.

      Tibula

    • C.

      Femur

    • D.

      Humerus

    Correct Answer
    C. Femur
    Explanation
    The femur is the largest bone in the entire body. It is located in the thigh and is responsible for supporting the body's weight and facilitating movement. The femur is a long, strong bone that connects the hip bone to the knee joint. Its size and structure allow it to withstand the forces exerted on it during activities such as walking, running, and jumping.

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  • 7. 

    What is a collection of bones that run down the back?

    • A.

      Spine

    • B.

      Patella

    • C.

      Cranium

    • D.

      Sternum

    Correct Answer
    A. Spine
    Explanation
    The spine is a collection of bones that run down the back. It is also known as the vertebral column or spinal column. The spine is made up of individual bones called vertebrae, which are stacked on top of each other and connected by ligaments and muscles. The spine serves as a protective structure for the spinal cord and provides support for the body, allowing for movement and flexibility.

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  • 8. 

    Explain in five sentences or less the importance of the skeletal system

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