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Integumentary and Musculoskeletal Systems Quiz


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What is the point where the two or more bones meet and are held together by tough tissues called ligaments?

A. cartilage

B. joint

C. axial skeleton

D. appendicular skeleton


What muscles are at work when you are doing activities such as running, lifting, and dancing?

A. cardiac muscles

B. skeletal muscles

C. smooth muscles

D. none of the above


Which muscular condition is characterized by a sudden involuntary contraction of muscles?

A. muscle cramps

B. muscle strain

C. muscular dystrophy

D. lockjaw


What is the waste product excreted by the skin through pores?

A. sebum

B. melanin

C. sweat

D. melanocytes


In which part of the human body can you find immovable joints?

A. elbow

B. shoulder

C. toes

D. skull


What is the substance within the epidermis which shields us from the harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays?

A. melanocytes

B. keratin

C. melanin

D. sebum


This group of bones consists of the upper and the lower limbs.

A. joints

B. axial skeleton

C. appendicular skeleton

D. cartilages


What is the innermost layer of the skin which serves as fat storage?

A. epidermis

B. dermis

C. hypodermis


The following are the classifications of joints according to the movement they allow, EXCEPT;

A. immovable joints

B. slightly movable joints

C. synovial joints

D. hinge joints


What muscles form parts of the internal organs like bladder, stomach, intestines, and blood vessels?

A. cardiac muscles

B. skeletal muscles

C. smooth muscles

D. none of the above


These joints allow the arm or leg to move in almost any direction.

A. saddle joints

B. gliding joints

C. hinge joints

D. ball and socket joints


Each movement that you consciously do, like walking, climbing, and punching, is enabled by the _____.

A. cardiac muscles

B. involuntary muscles

C. voluntary muscles

D. skin


It is the abnormal curvature of the spine which affects one’s posture.

A. osteoporosis

B. scoliosis

C. rickets

D. dislocation


This group of bones, protects the body’s vital organs such as the brain and the lungs.

A. joints

B. axial skeleton

C. appendicular skeleton

D. cartilages


What is the largest organ of the body which is also one of the major parts of the integumentary system?

A. nail

B. skin

C. hair

D. muscles




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