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Skeletal System Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The collar bone or _____ connects to the scapula and sternum.

Question 2 2. What is the place where two or more bones come together called?

Question 3 3. Which joint is made up by the humerus, radius, and ulna?

Question 4 4. Which organ includes nasal and vomer bones?

Question 5 5. Which bone is found between the hip and the knee?

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Question 6 6. The frontal, parietal and occipital bones are part of the _____.

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

Question 8 8. The vertebral column, rib cage and skull are part of the _____.

Question 9 9. Which type of bones are longer than they are wide?

Question 10 10. The ilium, ischium, and pubis make the _____.

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Question 11 11. The lumbar portion of the spine has five vertebrae fused together. What is the name of the bone formed by these vertebrae?

Question 12 12. Humans have 7 cervical vertebrae, and _____ thoracic vertebrae.

Question 13 13. How is synovial fluid produced?

Question 14 14. The first _____ pairs of ribs connect via their costal cartilages to the sternum directly.

Question 15 15. How does the radius compare with the ulna?

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Question 16 16. The shoulder does NOT include the following bones or projections:

Question 17 17.

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

Question 19 19. Why is there a hole in the occipital bone?

Question 20 20. The knee joint is a type of:

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Question 21 21. 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 22 22. The most immobile joint tissue type in the body is:

Question 23 23. The meniscus of the knee is made of:

Question 24 24. The human spine contains _____ vertebrae:

Question 25 25. The _____ bones connect the proximal phalanx to the carpal bones.

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Question 26 26. The scapula is more commonly known as the:

Question 27 27. Why do bones need hyaline?

Question 28 28. The axial, or vertebral part of your pelvis, includes which of the following bones?

Question 29 29. How are the temporal and parietal bones different from the other skull bones?

Question 30 30. The trochanter is a:

Skeletal System Chapter Exam Instructions

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