Medical Quiz

A&P Musculoskeletal Quiz


Which part of the skeletal system protects the brain?

A. Pelvis

B. Ribs

C. Scapula

D. Cranium

Which of the following is NOT a type of muscle?

A. Smooth

B. Rough

C. Cardiac

D. Skeletal

How many ribs are considered to be true ribs?

A. 5

B. 3

C. 12

D. 7

The axial skeleton consists of….

A. The Vertebral Column

B. Skull

C. Rib Cage

D. All of the Above

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

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

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

A. 5

B. 7

C. 4

D. 12

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



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

What are the 2 types of joints called?

A. Moveable and Immovable

B. Movie and Immovie

C. Moveable and Immoral

D. Movie and Immovable

Name the cells that build bone.

A. Osteoblasts

B. Osteoclasts

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 ligaments?

A. Connect muscle to muscle

B. Connect muscle to bone

C. Connect bone to bone

D. None of the above

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

A. Voluntary

B. Involuntary

C. Skeletal

D. Cardiac

Name the biomolecule found in yellow bone marrow.

A. Carbohydrates

B. Fat

C. Protein

D. Vitamins

A skull has immovable joints




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