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Skeletal System Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The lumbar portion of the spine has five vertebrae fused together. What is the name of the bone formed by these vertebrae?

Question 2 2. The most mobile joint type in the body is:

Question 3 3. The meniscus of the knee is made of:

Question 4 4. Which joint in the shoulder allows the 'perfect pitch' and arc motion of a baseball player's arm?

Question 5 5. Which of the following bones are part of each finger?

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Question 6 6. The skull is comprised of _____ different types of bones for a total of _____ bones.

Question 7 7. Which of the following is an important function of the skull?

Question 8 8. What is the difference between the diaphysis and the epiphysis?

Question 9 9. The shoulder does NOT include the following bones or projections:

Question 10 10. Which type of bones are longer than they are wide?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following does NOT form part of the elbow joint?

Question 12 12. The vertebral column, rib cage and skull are part of the _____.

Question 13 13. Why would you be more flexible at the knee joint than you are at joints in your spine?

Question 14 14. How does the radius compare with the ulna?

Question 15 15. Humans have 7 cervical vertebrae, and _____ thoracic vertebrae.

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Question 16 16. A sac made of synovial and fibrous membranes surrounding a joint is called a:

Question 17 17. What is the place where two or more bones come together called?

Question 18 18. Which bone is found between the hip and the knee?

Question 19 19. The human spine contains _____ vertebrae:

Question 20 20. The frontal, parietal and occipital bones are part of the _____.

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Question 21 21. The sternum's _____ attaches to the first pair of ribs and clavicles.

Question 22 22. If osteoclast activity is greater than osteoblast activity, then _____.

Question 23 23. The collar bone or _____ connects to the scapula and sternum.

Question 24 24. The knee joint is a type of:

Question 25 25. Which joint is made up by the humerus, radius, and ulna?

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Question 26 26. The clavicle articulates with the:

Question 27 27. Which organ includes nasal and vomer bones?

Question 28 28. The ilium, ischium, and pubis make the _____.

Question 29 29. The scapula is more commonly known as the:

Question 30 30. The big toe has:

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