How Well You Know About Bones And Joints? Trivia Quiz

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How Well You Know About Bones And Joints? Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    An example of a saddle joint is
    • A. 

      Shoulder

    • B. 

      Hip

    • C. 

      Thumb

    • D. 

      Elbow

  • 2. 
    Ossification is
    • A. 

      The process by which bone is formed

    • B. 

      The process by which skin is formed

    • C. 

      The process in which lipids are stored

    • D. 

      The process by which cells divide

  • 3. 
    The diaphysis is the
    • A. 

      Area at both ends of a long bone

    • B. 

      Main shaft of a ong bone

    • C. 

      The outer covering of a long bone

    • D. 

      The blood supply to a long bone

  • 4. 
    How many lumbar vertebrae are there?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      7

    • D. 

      12

  • 5. 
    A hinge joint allows which of the following movements?
    • A. 

      Side to side

    • B. 

      Circumduction

    • C. 

      Supination and pronation

    • D. 

      Flexion and extension

  • 6. 
    What type of joint do the atlas and axis vertebrae form?
    • A. 

      Pivot

    • B. 

      Saddle

    • C. 

      Ball and socket

    • D. 

      Hinge

  • 7. 
    Which of the following correctly completes this statement? Functions of the skeletal system include
    • A. 

      Protection, movement and excretion

    • B. 

      Mineral homeostasis, vitamin D production and movement

    • C. 

      Support, protection and movement

    • D. 

      Movement and support only

  • 8. 
    Minerals present in bone include
    • A. 

      Calcium and haemoglobin

    • B. 

      Calcium only

    • C. 

      Calcium and nckel

    • D. 

      Calcium and phosphorus

  • 9. 
    Articular cartilage is found covering
    • A. 

      The ends of articulating bones

    • B. 

      The bodies of articulating bones

    • C. 

      Synovial capsules

    • D. 

      Immovable joints

  • 10. 
    Which of the following movements is the opposite of inversion?
    • A. 

      Pronation

    • B. 

      Eversion

    • C. 

      Supination

    • D. 

      Opposition

  • 11. 
    The production of blood cells takes place in
    • A. 

      Yellow bone marrow

    • B. 

      Red bone marrow

    • C. 

      The heart

    • D. 

      The stomach

  • 12. 
    Mature cells that maintain the activity of bone tissue are called
    • A. 

      Osteogenitor cells

    • B. 

      Osteoblasts

    • C. 

      Osteoclasts

    • D. 

      Osteocytes

  • 13. 
    Hard bone tissue composed of basic regulalr structural units called osteons or Haversian systems is called
    • A. 

      Compact bone

    • B. 

      Spongy bone

    • C. 

      Immature bone

    • D. 

      Irregular bone

  • 14. 
     Which of the following statements is not true?
    • A. 

      Bone is a dynamic living tissue

    • B. 

      New bone tissue constantly replaces old bone tissue

    • C. 

      Bones are dead materials that remain unchanged from maturity

    • D. 

      Ageing causes bones to lose calcium from the matrix

  • 15. 
    Which of the following are all different types of bone?
    • A. 

      Long, flat, short, sesamoid

    • B. 

      Long, flat, short, broad

    • C. 

      Bursae, irregular, long, broad

    • D. 

      Broad, short, sesamoid, square

  • 16. 
    An example of a long bone is the
    • A. 

      Patella

    • B. 

      Scapula

    • C. 

      Triquetrum

    • D. 

      Femur

  • 17. 
    What type of bone is a vertebra?
    • A. 

      Flat

    • B. 

      Short

    • C. 

      Irregular

    • D. 

      Sesamoid

  • 18. 
    In an adult bone, wher is yellow marrow found?
    • A. 

      Epiphysis

    • B. 

      Diaphysis

    • C. 

      Periosteum

    • D. 

      Medulla

  • 19. 
    Which of the following bones are all classified as part of the axial skeleton?
    • A. 

      Hyoid, ribs, femur

    • B. 

      Sternum, vertebrae and maxilla

    • C. 

      Auditory ossicles, ulna, pisiform

    • D. 

      Tibia, mandible, phalanges

  • 20. 
    What is the name of the two tiny bones that form the medial wall of the eye socket?
    • A. 

      Maxillae

    • B. 

      Lacrimals

    • C. 

      Temporals

    • D. 

      Parietals

  • 21. 
    What is the correct name of the lower jaw bone?
    • A. 

      Sphenoid

    • B. 

      Ethmoid

    • C. 

      Maxilla

    • D. 

      Mandible

  • 22. 
    Which of the following are all bones of the hand?
    • A. 

      Trapezoid, lunate, navicular, pisiform

    • B. 

      Cuboid, trapezium, capitate, hamate

    • C. 

      Calcaneus, cuneiform, pisiform, hamate

    • D. 

      Capitate, hamate, scaphoid, lunate

  • 23. 
    The function of synovial fluid is to
    • A. 

      Lubricate moveable joints

    • B. 

      Support moveable joints

    • C. 

      Strengthen moveable joints

    • D. 

      Protect moveable joints from infection

  • 24. 
    The five bones in the spine that are fused to form part of the pelvic girdle are the
    • A. 

      Cervical vertebrae

    • B. 

      Thoracic vertebrae

    • C. 

      Lumbar vertebrae

    • D. 

      Sacral vertebrae