Types of Joints & Joint Structures in the Body


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Which type of synovial joints allow rotational motion in only one plane?

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1. Which type of synovial joint allows all types of motion except gliding?

2. Which of these is always found in a synovial joint?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are multiple types of joints in the human body and this quiz/worksheet combo can help you learn about these important structures. The questions will test you about characteristics of synovial joints, as well as names of immobile joints and cartilage-associated joints.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Subtypes of synovial joints
  • Components of synovial joints
  • Names of joint types by description

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about joint types
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read and interpret information about the physiology and components of joints
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about names of joints

Additional Learning

To learn more about joints, review the accompanying lesson titled Types of Joints & Joint Structures in the Body. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define joint
  • Differentiate between the 3 major types of joints
  • Name the medical term for fixed or immobile joints
  • Define amphiarthrosis and diarthrosis
  • Describe the structural components of synovial joints
  • Differentiate between the 6 types of synovial joints