Medical Quiz

Bones and Muscles Quiz


Your skull (cranium) is an important bone that protects your _________________?

A. heart

B. brain

C. lungs

Which is the longest bone in the body ?

A. Humerus

B. Femur

C. Calf bone

D. Collarbone

A ________________ muscle contracts when you choose to use it.

A. voluntary

B. involuntary

C. cardiac

D. smooth

The vertebral column protects the __________.

A. Heart

B. Brain

C. Lungs

D. Spinal cord

A ligament is _______________.

A. A strong strechy band which holds the bones together

B. A strong band of tissues which connects the muscles to the bone

C. The place where two bones are joined together

D. A joint which does not allow any movement

What is a muscle

A. A hard outer covering of the body

B. A skeleton without hard parts 

C. Tissues that contract or relax to create movement 

D. Large structures that are filled with fluids that help shape an animal

The bones in our body form a frame work called_________________

A. Skeletel system

B. Skeleton

C. Skull

D. Bone marrow

Which type of muscle is found in internal organs, such as the digestive system

A. skeletal

B. smooth

C. cardiac

The skeleton of an adult is made up of __________number of bones.

A. 206

B. 207

C. 208

D. 209

What are voluntary muscles?

A. muscles that are under our control

B. muscles we have no control over

C. smooth and cardiac muscles

D. muscles controlled by our heart

What are the bones that protect your heart and lungs?

A. rib cage

B. clavicle

C. femur

The system that works with the skeletal system to allow movement.

A. excretory system

B. circulatory system

C. muscular system

D. digestive system

What are joints?

A. A place where one bone meets

B. A place where two bones meet

C. Bones don’t meet

D. They connect bone to muscle

Muscles can __________to move bone

A. Get smaller

B. Shorten or Contract

C. bigger

Which of these is a ball-and-socket joint ?

A. Ankle

B. Knee

C. Hip

D. Wrist

Tough tissues that hold bones and muscles together are called __________

A. Tendons

B. Ligaments

C. Joints

D. Synovial Fluid

The _______________ bone is only moving bone in the skull.

A. Upper jaw

B. Lower jaw

C. Eye socket

D. Nose

What is a skeleton?

A. Tissues that contract to create movement

B. Tissues that relax to create movement

C. A framework that supports and protects an animal 

D. Small tubes that help vertebrae support the spinal cord

The area of the body where cardiac muscles are found.

A. heart

B. digestive tract

C. face

D. lower extremities


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