Medical Quiz

A&P Musculoskeletal Quiz


Muscles that you have NO conscious control over are classified as ___________.

A. Voluntary

B. Involuntary

C. Skeletal

D. Cardiac

A skull has immovable joints



Name the cells that build bone.

A. Osteoblasts

B. Osteoclasts

Red bone marrow is found in the medullary cavity and produces red blood cells



Which of the following is NOT a type of muscle?

A. Smooth

B. Rough

C. Cardiac

D. Skeletal

The substances that make up compact bone are…..

A. Sodium, Potassium Salts and Collagen

B. Sodium, Calcium Salts and Keratin

C. Calcium, Magnesium Salts and Collagen

D. Potassium, Sodium Salts and Collagen

Which part of the skeletal system protects the brain?

A. Pelvis

B. Ribs

C. Scapula

D. Cranium

Name the biomolecule found in yellow bone marrow.

A. Carbohydrates

B. Fat

C. Protein

D. Vitamins

How many ribs are considered to be true ribs?

A. 5

B. 3

C. 12

D. 7

How many bones make up a human backbone?

A. 26

B. 27

C. 28

D. 25

What are intervertebral discs made up of?

A. Bone

B. Cartilage

C. Bone Marrow

D. Collagen

Which of these is not a type of joint?

A. Immovable Joint

B. Slightly Moveable Joint

C. Ligament Joint

D. Moveable Joints

What is the function of tendons?

A. Connect bone to bone

B. Connect muscle to muscle

C. Connect muscle to bone

D. None of the above

How many bones are found in the thoracic region of the vertebral column?

A. 5

B. 7

C. 4

D. 12

What are the 2 types of joints called?

A. Moveable and Immovable

B. Movie and Immovie

C. Moveable and Immoral

D. Movie and Immovable

The axial skeleton consists of….

A. The Vertebral Column

B. Skull

C. Rib Cage

D. All of the Above

What is the function of ligaments?

A. Connect muscle to muscle

B. Connect muscle to bone

C. Connect bone to bone

D. None of the above


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