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Joints in the Human Body Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The type of joint indicated in the figure below is a _____.

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Question 2 2. An articulation or joint in which the two connecting bones are joined by cartilage is known as a _____ joint.

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Question 3 3. Due to the nature of the cartilage that forms a symphysis, such as the pubic symphysis, this joint allows for _____ movement.

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Question 4 4. Which of these statements is correct?

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Question 5 5. Which of these cells produce bone matrix?

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Question 6 6. Which of these cartilage regions will convert to bone by puberty?

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Question 7 7. For the suture lines in the skull, what type of joints are these based on structural classification?

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Question 8 8. Based on functional classification of joints, what type of joints are shown in these sutures of the skull?

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Question 9 9. Which of these structures is NOT present in all synovial joints?

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Question 10 10. In a sprained ankle, what is the most common reason the joint becomes unstable?

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Question 11 11. What is the most common non-auto-immune cause of arthritis?

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Question 12 12. Which of these is the most common ligament torn with knee injuries?

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Question 13 13. What type of growth can the articular cartilage lining the articulating bones undergo?

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Question 14 14. What ion or compound is enriched in synovial fluid contained within the joint cavity?

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Question 15 15. What type of cells line the synovial membrane and produce synovial fluid?

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Question 16 16. A gliding motion would most likely occur in which of the following?

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Question 17 17. When chewing food, your mandible will switch between which two motions?

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Question 18 18. Inversion refers to motion of which specific body part?

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Question 19 19. _____ are joints where the bones are connected by a ligament, such as the radius and ulna.

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Question 20 20. Which three types of fibrous joints are shown in the image?

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Question 21 21. A _____ is a special type of joint between the teeth and their sockets in the jaw.

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Question 22 22. What type of joint is indicated by the red outline in the figure below?

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Question 23 23. What type of joints separate the long bones?

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Question 24 24. Which of these is an example of an amphiarthrosis joint?

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Question 25 25. Which of these is NOT likely to initiate bursitis?

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Question 26 26. Which of these is an example of a compound synovial joint?

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Question 27 27. Which movement is illustrated below?

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Question 28 28. A fibrous joint is one in which the two bones are connected by _____.

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Question 29 29. There are _____ types of cartilaginous joints in the human body.

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Question 30 30. Which of these regions will remain as cartilage?

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Joints in the Human Body Chapter Exam Instructions

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