Learn About The Skeletal System

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Skeletal System Quizzes & Trivia

Take this quiz and learn all about the bones of the human skeleton, as well as ligaments. Let's start it now, all the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    At which joint do the femur and coxal bone meet?
    • A. 

      Hip

    • B. 

      Knee

    • C. 

      Ankle

    • D. 

      Wrist

  • 2. 
    At which joint do the scapula and humerus meet?
    • A. 

      Hip

    • B. 

      Wrist

    • C. 

      Shoulder

    • D. 

      Elbow

  • 3. 
    Injury to the epiphyseal disc may
    • A. 

      Stunt the growth of the injured leg

    • B. 

      Stimulate the bone to become cancerous

    • C. 

      Inhibit blood cell formation

    • D. 

      Cause paralysis

  • 4. 
    Which bone structure is most concerned with hematopoiesis?
    • A. 

      Diaphysis

    • B. 

      Bone marrow

    • C. 

      Articular cartilage

    • D. 

      Epiphyseal disc

  • 5. 
    Which of the following refers to an exaggerated thoracic curvature of the spine (hunchback)?
    • A. 

      Kyphosis

    • B. 

      Osteoporosis

    • C. 

      Scoliosis

    • D. 

      Lordosis

  • 6. 
    What is the outer lining of connective tissue that surrounds the diaphysis of a long bone and contains the blood vessels that supply the bone?
    • A. 

      Periosteum

    • B. 

      Endosteum

    • C. 

      Osteon

    • D. 

      Canaliculi

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is true at acetabulum?
    • A. 

      Recieves the head of the femur

    • B. 

      It is the crest part of the iliac crest

    • C. 

      It is located anterior to the symphysis pubis

    • D. 

      It is a depression of the scapula

  • 8. 
    The olecranon process is most associated with this joint
    • A. 

      The hip

    • B. 

      The elbow

    • C. 

      The wrist

    • D. 

      A ball and socket joint

  • 9. 
    Which of the following best describes the flexion of the finger?
    • A. 

      Hinge joint

    • B. 

      Abduction

    • C. 

      Suture

    • D. 

      Fontanelle

  • 10. 
    What is the large foramen in the coxal bone?
    • A. 

      Foramen magnum

    • B. 

      Acetabulum

    • C. 

      Glenoid cavity

    • D. 

      Obturator foramen

  • 11. 
    Which structure includes the calcaneus?
    • A. 

      Kneecap

    • B. 

      Wrist

    • C. 

      Heel

    • D. 

      Groin

  • 12. 
    The greater and lesser trochanters are located on this bone
    • A. 

      Tibia

    • B. 

      Fibula

    • C. 

      Coccyx

    • D. 

      Femur

  • 13. 
    What is the type of projection that articulates with the glenoid cavity?
    • A. 

      Crest

    • B. 

      Trochanter

    • C. 

      Spine

    • D. 

      Head

  • 14. 
    What is the term that refers to the replacement of cartilage by bone?
    • A. 

      Osteoporosis

    • B. 

      Osteomalacia

    • C. 

      Ossification

    • D. 

      Diarthrosis

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is true of ilium, ischium, and pubis?
    • A. 

      They are part of the appendicular skeleton

    • B. 

      They are processes located in the femur

    • C. 

      They are muscles that attach to the femur

    • D. 

      They form the coxal bone

  • 16. 
    What is the classification of the intervertebral discs and the symphysis pubis?
    • A. 

      Synovial

    • B. 

      Sutures

    • C. 

      Diarthrotic

    • D. 

      Amphiarthrotic

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is true of synovial or diarthrotic joints
    • A. 

      They are freely movable

    • B. 

      They are sutures

    • C. 

      They are found only in the lower extremeties

    • D. 

      They are found only within the vertebral column and the symphysis pubis

  • 18. 
    What is the name of the "soft spots" in a baby's skull?
    • A. 

      Sinus

    • B. 

      Fontanelles

    • C. 

      Diarthrotic joints

    • D. 

      Sutures

  • 19. 
    Which group is incorrect?
    • A. 

      Spinal curvatures:cervical, thoracic, lumbar, sacral

    • B. 

      Abnormal curvatures of the spine: scoliosis, kyphosis, lordosis

    • C. 

      Types of ribs: true, false, floating

    • D. 

      Types of diarthrotic joints: hinge and suture

  • 20. 
    Which group is incorrect?
    • A. 

      Types of bones: long, short, flat, irregular

    • B. 

      Long bones: humerus, tibia, femur, parietal

    • C. 

      Bones of the skullL frontal, parietal, occipital, temporal

    • D. 

      Abnormal curvatures of the spine: scoliosis, kyphosis, lordosis

  • 21. 
    Which group is incorrect?
    • A. 

      Sinuses:frontal, maxillary, sphenoidal, ethmoidal

    • B. 

      Curvatures:cervical, thoracic, lumbar, sacral

    • C. 

      Bones of the lower extremeties:femur, tibia, fibula

    • D. 

      Bones of the vertebral column:atlas, axis, coxal bone

  • 22. 
    Which group is incorrect?
    • A. 

      Sinuses:frontal maxillary, sphenoidal, ethmoidal

    • B. 

      Abnormal curvatures of the spine: scoliosis, kyphosis, lordosis

    • C. 

      Diarthrotic joints:hinge and ball and socket

    • D. 

      Types of movement: flexion, pronation, abduction, ossification

  • 23. 
    Which group is incorrect?
    • A. 

      Abnoramal curvatures: scoliosis, kyphosis, lordosis

    • B. 

      Types of ribs: true, false, floating

    • C. 

      Bones of upper extremeties: humerus, radius, ulna

    • D. 

      Bones of the lower extremeties: femur, tibia, clavicle

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