YMCA L2 Anatomy - Skeleton

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YMCA L2 Anatomy - Skeleton

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many bones are there in the body?
    • A. 

      206

    • B. 

      260

    • C. 

      216

    • D. 

      126

  • 2. 
    Bones are attached to other bones by
    • A. 

      Ligaments

    • B. 

      Tendons

    • C. 

      Cartilage

    • D. 

      Muscle

  • 3. 
    Bones are attached to muscles by
    • A. 

      Tendons

    • B. 

      Ligaments

    • C. 

      Cartilage

    • D. 

      Synovial Membrane

  • 4. 
    How many bones make up the vertebral column?
    • A. 

      33

    • B. 

      35

    • C. 

      30

    • D. 

      32

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is not a natural curve of the spine?
    • A. 

      Coccyx

    • B. 

      Thoracic

    • C. 

      Cervical

    • D. 

      Lumbar

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is not a function of the skeleton?
    • A. 

      Transport of minerals

    • B. 

      Protection

    • C. 

      Shape

    • D. 

      Muscle attachment

  • 7. 
    One of the functions of bones is to produce 
    • A. 

      Red and white blood cells

    • B. 

      Synovial fluid

    • C. 

      Alveoli

    • D. 

      Calcium

  • 8. 
    What is the purpose of the axial skeleton?
    • A. 

      Protection

    • B. 

      Movement

    • C. 

      Transport of blood

    • D. 

      Gaseous exchange

  • 9. 
    Which of the following forms part of the axial skeleton?
    • A. 

      Cranium

    • B. 

      Femur

    • C. 

      Humerus

    • D. 

      Tibia

  • 10. 
    How many bones make up the axial skeleton?
    • A. 

      80

    • B. 

      126

    • C. 

      96

    • D. 

      110

  • 11. 
    Which of the following forms part of the appendicular skeleton?
    • A. 

      Radius

    • B. 

      Ribs

    • C. 

      Spine

    • D. 

      Cranium

  • 12. 
    How many bones make up the appendicular skeleton?
    • A. 

      126

    • B. 

      80

    • C. 

      96

    • D. 

      110

  • 13. 
    What is the purpose of the appendicular skeleton?
    • A. 

      Movement

    • B. 

      Protection

    • C. 

      Transport of blood

    • D. 

      Gaseous exchange

  • 14. 
    What is the main role of a long bone?
    • A. 

      Movement

    • B. 

      Strength

    • C. 

      Muscle attachment

    • D. 

      Protection

  • 15. 
    What is the purpose of a flat bone?
    • A. 

      Muscle attachment

    • B. 

      Protection

    • C. 

      Strength

    • D. 

      Movement

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is classified as a flat bone?
    • A. 

      Sternum

    • B. 

      Carpals

    • C. 

      Femur

    • D. 

      Patella

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

      Short

    • B. 

      Flat

    • C. 

      Irregular

    • D. 

      Sesamoid

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is a long bone?
    • A. 

      Femur

    • B. 

      Tarsals

    • C. 

      Ischium

    • D. 

      Scapula

  • 19. 
    Which of the following is a short bone?
    • A. 

      Tarsals

    • B. 

      Sternum

    • C. 

      Clavicle

    • D. 

      Patella

  • 20. 
    Which of the following is classified as an irregular bone?
    • A. 

      Intervertebral discs

    • B. 

      Carpals

    • C. 

      Radius

    • D. 

      Ulna

  • 21. 
    What type of bone is the patella?
    • A. 

      Sesamoid

    • B. 

      Irregular

    • C. 

      Short

    • D. 

      Flat

  • 22. 
    What type of bone is the coccyx?
    • A. 

      Irregular

    • B. 

      Short

    • C. 

      Flat

    • D. 

      Sesamoid

  • 23. 
    Within a long bone the diaphysis is
    • A. 

      The shaft

    • B. 

      The end

    • C. 

      The central canal

    • D. 

      The outer membrane

  • 24. 
    The epiphysis is which part of a long bone?
    • A. 

      The end

    • B. 

      The shaft

    • C. 

      The central canal

    • D. 

      The outer membrane

  • 25. 
    Which type of bone tissue is found in the epiphysis of long bones?
    • A. 

      Cancellous

    • B. 

      Solid

    • C. 

      Compact

    • D. 

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