Femur Bone: Definition, Location & Parts


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Where is the femur located?

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1. Which of the type of bone is the femur?

2. The femoral head is located where on the femur?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Answer the questions on this quiz to find out how much you know about human femurs. See what you know about its location and structures.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

With this quiz/worksheet combo you'll assess your understanding of:

  • The type of bone a femur is
  • Structures of the femur
  • The location of the femur
  • Location of the femoral head

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the material, such as the different structures of a femur
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding facts about the trochanter
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the location of a femur in the body and where the femoral head is on the femur itself

Additional Learning

Review the lesson titled Femur Bone: Definition, Location & Parts if you would like to learn more about this part of the human skeleton. This lesson covers important topics like:

  • The number of bones in the human body
  • Distinctions held by the femur within the skeletal system
  • The five types of bones
  • The purpose of the linea aspera