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Skeletal System Study Guide Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How are the sphenoid, ethmoid, and frontal bone similar?

Question 2 2. The pelvis attaches together at the front, or anterior, part your body at the following location:

Question 3 3. Why is the skull so important?

Question 4 4. Why do bones need hyaline?

Question 5 5. The scapula is more commonly known as the:

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Question 6 6. The pelvic cavity is surrounded by a ring of bones that includes:

Question 7 7. The trochanter is a:

Question 8 8. The skull is comprised of _____ different types of bones for a total of _____ bones.

Question 9 9.

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 10 10. Which of the following statements about the ribcage is FALSE?

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Question 11 11. The most mobile joint type in the body is:

Question 12 12. How are the temporal and parietal bones different from the other skull bones?

Question 13 13. The following bone(s) make(s) up the orbit of the eye:

Question 14 14. The metatarsal bones are:

Question 15 15. The knee joint is a type of:

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Question 16 16. The head of the femur connects in a ball and socket fashion with which specific part of the pelvis?

Question 17 17. The human spine contains _____ vertebrae:

Question 18 18. A sac made of synovial and fibrous membranes surrounding a joint is called a:

Question 19 19. How are bones in the axial skeleton different from bones in the appendicular skeleton?

Question 20 20. How many phalanges does each of the fingers, besides the thumb, has?

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Question 21 21. The clavicle articulates with the:

Question 22 22. 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 23 23. The big toe has:

Question 24 24. Which of the following does NOT form part of the elbow joint?

Question 25 25. Why is the meniscus important?

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Question 26 26. A type of diarthrosis joint is the:

Question 27 27. The axial, or vertebral part of your pelvis, includes which of the following bones?

Question 28 28. The most immobile joint tissue type in the body is:

Question 29 29. The sternum's _____ attaches to the first pair of ribs and clavicles.

Question 30 30. How does the radius compare with the ulna?

Skeletal System Study Guide Chapter Exam Instructions

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