Skeleton Quizzes & Trivia

The skeleton is the body part that forms the supporting structure of an organism. It should come to mind quickly, given all your anatomy classes. Of course you know this, everybody knows it. But what else do you know?

Do you know how many bones the human skeleton has? Can you name the main functions of the skeleton? Do you know which is the largest bone in the body? Or which is the smallest? How many types of bones do you have? Is bone stronger than steel? Are bones the hardest substances in the body? Take our skeleton quizzes if you think it’s time to know more about your skeleton. Best of luck and brake a bone out there! In a good way, of course.

It's just a matter of knowing if you want to clear this quiz without making a single incorrect answer, name the bones that are numbered for each question. Make sure to spell the name of the bones correctly to get credit for...

Questions: 24  |  Attempts: 4327   |  Last updated: Dec 23, 2019

Mark the letter of the letter of choice then click on the next button. Score will be posted as soon as the you are done with the quiz. You got 72 minutes to finish the exam. Good luck!

Questions: 60  |  Attempts: 1102   |  Last updated: Jun 8, 2015
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    A client is 1 day postoperative after a total hip replacement. The client  should be placed in which of the following position?  

This assessment consists only of structure identification of the cat appendicual skeleton.

Questions: 58  |  Attempts: 584   |  Last updated: Dec 31, 2012


Questions: 11  |  Attempts: 377   |  Last updated: Jan 24, 2013
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Your skeleton is the inner supporting system of bones that keeps you in prime shape, but it does a lot to protect your vital organs as well. What do you know about the skeleton and how it operates?

Questions: 7  |  Attempts: 326   |  Last updated: Sep 27, 2017
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    What is the skeleton system?

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A sharp knife wound starting at and including the external intercostal muscle would penetrate how many layers before hitting the lung tissue itself (include only tissue layers):
Answer is 8 1. Skin 2. Superficial fasci 3. Deep fascia external intercostal internal intercoastals innermost intercoastals parietal pleural visceral pleural
What is the purpose of the given-below action? A young client is in the hospital with his left leg in Bucks traction. The  team leader asks the nurse to place a footplate on the affected side...
What is a foot plate used for in the first place? The most common reason is to make sure that the part of the body that is affected will be able to stabilize itself. In the case of the patient, it is the left leg that has gotten affected. The leader
What is true regarding the skeleton of the thorax?
The answer to this question is B. The typical rib consists of the following: head, neck, a tubercle, and a shaft with its costal groove. The seven pairs of ribs are called a costal cartilage and they are attached directly to the sternum. There are th
What is the correct statement?
The superolateral quadrant of the breast is a frequent site of mammary tumors