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Bones and Muscles Quiz


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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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