Axial Skeleton: Functions and Anatomy


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The vertebral column includes. . .?

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1. The 24 vertebrae are divided up as follows. . .?

2. The axial skeleton does which of the following?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions on this quiz/worksheet combo will ask you about the components of the axial skeleton. You'll need to be able to identify the names of different bones and know some of their features and functions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Be prepared to answer questions on the following:

  • Components of the vertebral column
  • Division of the vertebrae
  • Responsibility of the axial skeleton
  • Parts of the axial skeleton

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related axial skeleton lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the functions of the axial skeleton and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding different bones in the human body

Additional Learning

For further details, review the corresponding lesson called Axial Skeleton: Functions and Anatomy. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand what the axial skeleton is and what it does
  • Review the skull and facial bones
  • Learn about the vertebrae
  • Examine the structure of the ribs