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Axial & Appendicular Skeleton Quiz


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Which of the following bones is NOT part of the eye socket?

A. Frontal

B. Sphenoid

C. maxillae

D. vomer


Which suture seperates the parietal bone from the occipital bone?

A. squamous suture

B. lambdoid suture

C. sagittal suture

D. coronal suture


Which suture seperates the frontal bone from the parietal bone?

A. sagittal suture

B. coronal suture

C. lambdoid suture

D. squamous suture


Which of the following is a facial bone?

A. temporal bone

B. mastoid process

C. mandible bone

D. occiptial bone


Which of the following bones is considered a long bone?

A. bone in the wrist

B. vertebrae

C. bone in the foot

D. femur bone


Which spine is shown in picture?

A. hunchback

B. scoliosis

C. kyphosis

D. none of the above


What does the word articulate mean?

A. join together

B. seperate

C. pull apart

D. none of the above


What causes a scoliosis in the spine?

A. sleeping in the wrong position

B. lifting heavy objects

C. doing too much exercise

D. there is no known cause of a scoliosis


Which of the following bone is known as a irregular bone?

A. patella

B. bone in the wrist

C. bone in the ankle

D. vertebrae


Which ribs are know as “True Ribs”?

A. 1-7

B. 7-11

C. 11-12

D. 13-16


What is the function of the intervertebral disc? The disc in between the vertebrae?

A. stabilze the bone

B. pinch the nerve

C. acts as a shock absorber

D. none of the above


Which of the following is NOT a bone of the sternum?

A. manubrium

B. sternal body

C. xiphoid process

D. mastoid process


Which suture seperates the left and right parietal bones?

A. coronal suture

B. sagittal suture

C. lambdoid suture

D. squamous suture


What is the anatomy term of the “Big Toe”?

A. Pollex

B. Hallux

C. Atlas

D. Axis


How many bones are in the cerival spine (neck)?

A. 3

B. 5

C. 7

D. 12


Which bone is know as a flat bone?

A. vertebrae

B. bone in the wrist

C. cranial bone (skull)

D. bone in the foot


Which of the following is used to treat a scoliosis?

A. wearing a brace

B. exercises

C. having surgery to put the Herrington Rods in the spine

D. All of the above are possible treatment options


Which of the following is NOT a facial bone?

A. zygomatic

B. maxillae

C. lacrimal

D. ethmoid


Which of the following is NOT a cranial bone?

A. temporal

B. vomer

C. sphenoid

D. occipital


Which bone is known as a short bone?

A. patella

B. humerus

C. femur

D. pelvis




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