Medical Quiz

Joints Quiz


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When kicking a football the knee

A. Flexes

B. Extends

C. Abducts

D. Adducts


Which type of joint gives you the largest range of motion?

A. Pivot joint

B. Ball-and-socket joint

C. Hinge joint

D. Gliding joint


What is the slippery surface that cover the bones?

A. synovial membrane

B. synovial fluid

C. ligament

D. cartilage


The joint in your knees is most similar to:

A. The pendulum in a grandfather clock

B. The wheels on an office chair

C. The sliding mechanism on a drawer

D. The hinge on a cupboard door


This type of joint allows the your first two vertebrate to rotate as in shaking your head no

A. condyloid

B. gliding

C. pivot

D. saddle


True or False: muscles and bones work together to move your body.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Which one is a joint?

A. ankle

B. femur

C. skull

D. bicep


The main purpose of synovial fluid is:

A. Keeping bones moist

B. Lubrication

C. Strengthening tendons and cartilage

D. Protecting the spinal cord


The elbows, knees and phalanges are examples of this type of joint

A. ball and socket

B. condyloid

C. gliding

D. hinge


The following is NOT one of the 3 Joint Classifications..

A. Cartilaginous

B. Cartilage

C. Fibrous

D. Synovial


Carpals and tarsals (flat bones) are examples of this type of joint

A. condyloid

B. gliding

C. hinge

D. saddle


Hip and shoulder have examples of this type of joint

A. ball and socket

B. condyloid

C. hinge

D. gliding


A hinge joint allows

A. A wide range of movements

B. Circumduction

C. Rotation

D. Movement in only one direction (ie. backwards & forwards)


Examples of a Ball & Socket Joint are found in the

A. Shoulder

B. Knee

C. Ankle


What might happen if you snapped or tore one of your ligaments?

A. Your joints would not be able to move

B. Your bones would be in danger of breaking

C. Your joints might slide out of place easily

D. You would become double-jointed




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