Appendicular Skeleton: Functions and Anatomy Video


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Which of the following groups of bones are part of the appendicular skeleton?

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1. Which of the following bones connects the upper arm to the rib cage?

2. Which of the following ratios represents the number of bones in the appendicular:axial skeleton.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help you quickly assess your understanding of what the appendicular skeleton consists of and what it is responsible for. You will need to know the terms used to describe specific bones in our arms and legs to be able to pass the quiz.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • The groups of bones that are part of the appendicular skeleton
  • The bones that connect the upper arm to the rib cage
  • The ratios that represent the number of bones in the appendicular:axial skeleton
  • The groups of bones that belong to the lower limbs and to the upper limbs

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will allow you to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information regarding the specific bones that make up the appendicular skeleton
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as humerus and patella
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as axial skeleton and appendicular skeleton
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how the appendicular skeleton is attached to the axial skeleton

Additional Learning

To learn more about this anatomical subject, review the accompanying lesson called Appendicular Skeleton: Functions and Anatomy. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define the appendicular skeleton
  • Compare the appendicular skeleton to the axial skeleton
  • List and define the bones of the arms and legs
  • Describe the structures that attach the limbs to the axial skeleton