The Six Types of Synovial Joints: Examples & Definition

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What do you call the location where two or more bones meet?

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1. Which synovial joint has the greatest range of motion?

2. Which synovial joint allows you to turn your head side-to-side?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The interactive quiz and printable worksheet will test students on the different types of synovial joints that are found in the body. Topics students will need to understand include joints that are found in knees and elbows and a synovial joint that allows movement of the head.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Students can use the worksheet and quiz to understand the following:

  • Synovial joint that allows movement of the head
  • The joint that is found in knees and elbows
  • Location where two or more bones join
  • A joint that benefits from a hip replacement
  • Type of joint that offers the greatest range of motion

Skills Practiced

The following proficiencies will be tested in the quiz and worksheet:

  • Making connections- use understanding of the concept of the location where two or more bones joint
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about the type of joint that is found in knees and elbows
  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related synovial joints lesson

Additional Learning

To learn more information about specific types of joints found in the body, read through the lesson called The Six Types of Synovial Joints: Examples and Definition. This lesson includes the following topics:

  • Identify what synovial joints are
  • Learn about different types of synovial joints such as saddle joints and plane joints
  • Recall the purpose of condyloid joints and where they are found in the body
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