Joints: Where Bones Connect and Move


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The skull contains _____ joints.

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1. What is the name of the fluid found in freely movable joints that acts as a lubricant?

2. If you throw a football, you need to rotate your shoulder. What type of joint is your shoulder joint?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Where are certain joints found in the body, and how do they move? You will need to be familiar with terms and phrases used to describe these joints in order to successfully answer the practice questions presented in this quiz/worksheet combo.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • The type of joints found in the skull
  • The name of the lubricating fluid found in freely movable joints
  • What type of joint the shoulder joint is
  • A joint that moves like the hinge on a door
  • What movement is allowed by the joint found at the top of the neck

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 types of joints found in the body and the movements each of these allow
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast freely movable and immovable joints
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding examples of each type of joint

Additional Learning

Pull up the lesson called Joints: Where Bones Connect and Move to find out more. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify what joints are
  • Discuss slightly movable joints
  • Explain where freely movable joints are found
  • List and provide details about the types of freely movable joints
  • Indicate which bone in the neck is not connected to any other bone