Skeletal System And Bone Anatomy Quiz

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Skeletal System And Bone Anatomy Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The cells that produce new cartilage matrix are :
    • A. 

      Chondrocytes

    • B. 

      Chondroblasts

    • C. 

      Osteoblasts

    • D. 

      Osteocytes

  • 2. 
    Ossification is the formation of bone by:
    • A. 

      Osteocytes

    • B. 

      Osteoclasts

    • C. 

      Osteoblasts

    • D. 

      Osteogenesis

  • 3. 
    The spaces occupied by the osteocyte cell bodies are called:
    • A. 

      Lacunae

    • B. 

      Canaliculi

    • C. 

      Bone matrix

    • D. 

      Sinuses

  • 4. 
    The outer surface of a bone it's covered by
    • A. 

      Epipysis

    • B. 

      Endosteum

    • C. 

      Periosteum

    • D. 

      Diaphysis

  • 5. 
    The site of blood cell formation is
    • A. 

      Yellow marrow

    • B. 

      Red marrow

    • C. 

      Medullary cavity

    • D. 

      Endosteum

  • 6. 
    Osteomalacia occurs as a result of a deficiency of
    • A. 

      Growth hormone

    • B. 

      Vitamin D

    • C. 

      Vitamin C

    • D. 

      Thyroid hormone

    • E. 

      Sex hormone

  • 7. 
    Osteoclast activity is inhibited by
    • A. 

      Calcitonin

    • B. 

      PTH

    • C. 

      Thyroid hormone

    • D. 

      Growth hormone

    • E. 

      Sex hormone

  • 8. 
    If PTH increases, osteoclast activity
    • A. 

      Increases

    • B. 

      Decreases

    • C. 

      Remain the same

    • D. 

      Both A and B answeres are corect