Pivot Joints in the Body: Types & Examples


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Which type of joint allows the most movement?

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1. Which of these is typically found in a synovial joint?

2. Where is a pivot joint found in your body?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet gauge your understanding of pivot joints. In order to pass the quiz, you will need to be able to identify and describe general types of joints.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet combo can help you review:

  • Joints that allow the most movement
  • Location of pivot joints
  • Type of joint between the sternum and ribs
  • Motion that pivot joints allow

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding the features of synovial joints
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about where pivot joints are found
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you were able to read and understand the materials about pivot joints

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson called Pivot Joints in the Body: Types & Examples. This lesson will help you:

  • Learn where pivot joints are located in the body
  • Examine the type of movement pivot joints allow the body to do
  • Identify the general types of joints
  • Define pivot joint