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Skeletal System Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which joint is made up by the humerus, radius, and ulna?

Question 2 2. Which type of bones are longer than they are wide?

Question 3 3. The vertebral column, rib cage and skull are part of the _____.

Question 4 4. Which bone is found between the hip and the knee?

Question 5 5. The frontal, parietal and occipital bones are part of the _____.

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is an important function of the skull?

Question 7 7. The ilium, ischium, and pubis make the _____.

Question 8 8. What is the place where two or more bones come together called?

Question 9 9. The lumbar portion of the spine has five vertebrae fused together. What is the name of the bone formed by these vertebrae?

Question 10 10. Humans have 7 cervical vertebrae, and _____ thoracic vertebrae.

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Question 11 11. Which organ includes nasal and vomer bones?

Question 12 12. The collar bone or _____ connects to the scapula and sternum.

Question 13 13. The human spine contains _____ vertebrae:

Question 14 14.

Complete the conversation between an adolescent boy and his doctor:

Dr: You might experience a few more growth spurts, but that will eventually stop in a few years.

Bobby: Why do bones stop growing?

Dr: _____

Question 15 15. Which structure helps to reduce friction between a bone and a tendon?

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Question 16 16. Why would you be more flexible at the knee joint than you are at joints in your spine?

Question 17 17. The big toe has:

Question 18 18. Why is breaking your pelvis far different than breaking one bone in your arm or leg?

Question 19 19. EJ plays basketball and was elbowed in the face during a game. When his coach called him over to the bench, he noticed EJ was crying. Although being hit in the face causes elicits tears as a result of pain, what else could be the cause of the tears?

Question 20 20. The shoulder does NOT include the following bones or projections:

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Question 21 21. How are the temporal and parietal bones different from the other skull bones?

Question 22 22. How many phalanges does each of the fingers, besides the thumb, has?

Question 23 23. Vance has been suffering from pain in his lower back since he was injured in a car accident a few weeks ago. In which section of Vance's spine is the lesion LIKELY located?

Question 24 24. Why do bones need hyaline?

Question 25 25. The meniscus of the knee is made of:

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Question 26 26. The most immobile joint tissue type in the body is:

Question 27 27. The trochanter is a:

Question 28 28. The pelvic cavity is surrounded by a ring of bones that includes:

Question 29 29. Sam is an amateur boxer who recently suffered a broken maxilla and palatine bone. Which of the following best describes the location of the broken bones?

Question 30 30. The socket of the _____ articulates with the ball of the _____.

Skeletal System Chapter Exam Instructions

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