YMCA L3 Anatomy - Joint Structures

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YMCA L3 Anatomy - Joint Structures - Quiz

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  • 1. 
    The shoulder girdle is the combination of which two bones?
    • A. 

      Clavicle and scapula

    • B. 

      Scapula and sternum

    • C. 

      Humerus and clavicle

    • D. 

      Clavicle and sternum

  • 2. 
    The bony end of the scapula is known as the 
    • A. 

      Acromion process

    • B. 

      Glenoid cavity

    • C. 

      Glenohumeral joint

    • D. 

      AC joint

  • 3. 
    The area of the shoulder girdle where the head of the humerus fits is known as the 
    • A. 

      Glenoid cavity

    • B. 

      Acromioclavicular joint

    • C. 

      Acromion process

    • D. 

      Proximal cavity

  • 4. 
    What is the name of the bone in the upper arm?
    • A. 

      Humerus

    • B. 

      Clavicle

    • C. 

      Radius

    • D. 

      Ulna

  • 5. 
    What is the name of the group of muscles that give the shoulder its stability?
    • A. 

      Rotator cuff

    • B. 

      Glenohumeral

    • C. 

      Acromial

    • D. 

      Radioulnar

  • 6. 
    What type of bones are the radius and ulna?
    • A. 

      Long

    • B. 

      Short

    • C. 

      Flat

    • D. 

      Sesamoid

  • 7. 
    What are the two bones in the lower arm?
    • A. 

      Radius/ulna

    • B. 

      Clavicle/scapula

    • C. 

      Tibia/fibula

    • D. 

      Humerus/carpals

  • 8. 
    What type of joint is found at the radioulnar joint?
    • A. 

      Pivot

    • B. 

      Hinge

    • C. 

      Gliding

    • D. 

      Ball and socket

  • 9. 
    Which bone in the arm articulates with the carpal bones?
    • A. 

      Radius

    • B. 

      Ulna

    • C. 

      Phalanges

    • D. 

      Humerus

  • 10. 
    Which type of joint is found at the wrist?
    • A. 

      Condyloid

    • B. 

      Sesamoid

    • C. 

      Hinge

    • D. 

      Pivot

  • 11. 
    How many bones are found in the hand?
    • A. 

      27

    • B. 

      33

    • C. 

      30

    • D. 

      25

  • 12. 
    What type of joint is found in the carpals giving it a large degree of flexibility?
    • A. 

      Gliding

    • B. 

      Hinge

    • C. 

      Pivot

    • D. 

      Saddle

  • 13. 
    The articulation between thumb and first metacarpal is a
    • A. 

      Saddle joint

    • B. 

      Condyloid joint

    • C. 

      Gliding joint

    • D. 

      Pivot joint

  • 14. 
    What is a common injury of the wrist and palm?
    • A. 

      Carpal tunnel syndrome

    • B. 

      Dislocation

    • C. 

      Fracture

    • D. 

      Trapped nerve

  • 15. 
    How many separate bones are found in the vertebral column?
    • A. 

      33

    • B. 

      27

    • C. 

      30

    • D. 

      35

  • 16. 
    What is the function of the vertebral column?
    • A. 

      Weight transmission

    • B. 

      Carrying messages

    • C. 

      Movemenbt

    • D. 

      Hyperextension

  • 17. 
    What type of bone is a vertebral disc?
    • A. 

      Irregular

    • B. 

      Flat

    • C. 

      Short

    • D. 

      Sesamoid

  • 18. 
    Stacked vertebrae provide a protective channel through which the spinal cord runs called…..
    • A. 

      Vertebral foramen

    • B. 

      Spinous process

    • C. 

      Centrum

    • D. 

      Transverse process

  • 19. 
    What area of the spine has the largest number of vertebrae?
    • A. 

      Thoracic

    • B. 

      Cervical

    • C. 

      Sacral

    • D. 

      Lumbar

  • 20. 
    Which area of the vertebral column is the most moveable area?
    • A. 

      Thoracic

    • B. 

      Cervical

    • C. 

      Sacral

    • D. 

      Lumbar

  • 21. 
    Which are of the vertebral column has to cope with the most impact stress?
    • A. 

      Lumbar

    • B. 

      Coccyx

    • C. 

      Sacral

    • D. 

      Thoracic

  • 22. 
    The larger of the two bones in the lower leg is
    • A. 

      Tibia

    • B. 

      Fibula

    • C. 

      Femur

    • D. 

      Calcaneus

  • 23. 
    What is the role of the tibia?
    • A. 

      Weight transmission

    • B. 

      Stabilising the ankle

    • C. 

      Knee extension

    • D. 

      Articulation with the hip

  • 24. 
    What type of joint is found at the knee?
    • A. 

      Hinge

    • B. 

      Pivot

    • C. 

      Saddle

    • D. 

      Ball and socket

  • 25. 
    What do the bursa in the knee help to prevent?
    • A. 

      Friction

    • B. 

      Carpal tunnel

    • C. 

      Hyperextension

    • D. 

      Injury

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