Trivia: Skeletal System Ultimate Test!

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Trivia: Skeletal System Ultimate Test!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Most cartilage is covered with a membrane of dense connective tissue known as:
    • A. 

      Endichondrium

    • B. 

      Perichondrium

    • C. 

      Epichondro

  • 2. 
    There are three types of cartilage Hyaline, Fibrocartilage, and Elastic Cartilage.  Which one of these forms the articular cartilage in joints?
    • A. 

      Fibrocartilage

    • B. 

      Hyaline

    • C. 

      Elastic

  • 3. 
    There are three types of cartilage Hyaline, Fibrocartilage, and Elastic Cartilage.  Which one of these is the strongest, most rigid form of cartilage
    • A. 

      Elastic

    • B. 

      Hyaline

    • C. 

      Fibrocartilage

  • 4. 
    Bone tissue is also a type of what other tissue?
    • A. 

      Epithelial

    • B. 

      Muscle

    • C. 

      Connective

    • D. 

      Nervous

  • 5. 
    A long bone's shaft is also called?
    • A. 

      Metaphysis

    • B. 

      Diaphysis

    • C. 

      Epithysis

  • 6. 
    What is the plate called which allows the bone to grown in length?
    • A. 

      Metaseal

    • B. 

      Epiphyseal

    • C. 

      Peristeum

    • D. 

      Epiphyses

  • 7. 
    Most of a long bone is made up of what type of bone?
    • A. 

      Compact

    • B. 

      Spongy

    • C. 

      Both compact and spongy

  • 8. 
    What is the cartilage called that covers the end of the bone where it meets another bone and decreases friction at the joint surface?
    • A. 

      Endosteum

    • B. 

      Articular

    • C. 

      Medullary

  • 9. 
    There are four different types of cells in bone tissue - Osteogenic cells, osteoblasts, osteocytes, osteoclasts.  Which one of these are the mature cells?
    • A. 

      Osteoclasts

    • B. 

      Osteoblasts

    • C. 

      Osteocytes

    • D. 

      Osteogenic cells

  • 10. 
    Compact bone is arranged in functional units called?
    • A. 

      Trabeculae

    • B. 

      Haversian system

    • C. 

      Ossification

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 11. 
    Bone is formed during embryonic development in two ways, Intra membraneous ossification, and Endochondral ossification.  Which one of these are bones formed 'within cartilage' and is the way most bones in the body are formed?
    • A. 

      Intra membraneous ossification

    • B. 

      Endochondral ossification

  • 12. 
    Bone tissue grows in width by a process called?
    • A. 

      Periosteum

    • B. 

      Appositional growth

    • C. 

      Epiphyseal plate growth

  • 13. 
    There are central canals within bone around which there are concentric rings of the calcified matrix, which look like growth rings in a tree, these rings are known as:
    • A. 

      Canaliculi

    • B. 

      Lacunae

    • C. 

      Concentric lamellae

    • D. 

      Canals

  • 14. 
    Spongy bone is an irregular lattice of thin columns of bones called?
    • A. 

      Lacunae

    • B. 

      Trabeculae

    • C. 

      Canaliculi

  • 15. 
    There are six types of bones, long, short, flat, irregular, sesamoid, and sutural bones.  Which ones are small and found in the immovable joints between certain cranial bones?
    • A. 

      Long

    • B. 

      Short

    • C. 

      Flat

    • D. 

      Sutural

    • E. 

      Sesamoid

  • 16. 
    There are six types of bones, long, short, flat, irregular, sesamoid, and sutural bones.  Which ones are tiny bones that form inside tendons exposed to a lot of tension or friction?
    • A. 

      Sutural

    • B. 

      Sesamoid

    • C. 

      Short

    • D. 

      Flat

    • E. 

      Irregular

  • 17. 
    How many bones are in the body?
    • A. 

      201

    • B. 

      206

    • C. 

      204

    • D. 

      200

  • 18. 
    How many bones in the appendicular skeleton?
    • A. 

      150

    • B. 

      146

    • C. 

      126

    • D. 

      120

  • 19. 
    Bone tissue repairs by regeneration of the damaged bone tissue.   When a bone is fractured the blood vessels crossing the fracture line are broken, blood leaks from the damaged ends of the blood vessels, and the blood form a clot at the site, called a fracture hematoma.  This causes an inflammatory response to what cells begin removing dead and damaged tissue?
    • A. 

      Osteocytes and osteoclasts

    • B. 

      Osteoclasts and phagocytes

    • C. 

      Phagocytes and osteocytes

    • D. 

      Osteocasts and osteoblasts

  • 20. 
    Bones have characteristic markings Projections and depressions. What are the different types of depressions?
    • A. 

      Foramen

    • B. 

      Fissure

    • C. 

      Fossa

    • D. 

      Sulcus

    • E. 

      Meatus

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