Medical Quiz

Musculoskeletal Quiz


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What is the name for the connector that attaches bone to bone?

A. ligament

B. tendon

C. patella

D. string


What part of the skeleton protects the heart, lungs, and stomach?

A. rib cage

B. femur

C. skull

D. spine


In order for the human body to move, which systems must work together?

A. muscular and skeletal

B. muscular and digestive

C. skeletal and circulatory

D. circulatory and respiratory


Which of the following body systems work together for support, protection, and movement?

A. respiratory and circulatory

B. skeletal and muscular

C. skeletal and respiratory

D. digestive and respiratory


What is the name for the connector that attaches muscle to bone?

A. ligament

B. tendon

C. patella

D. string


The skull protects which organ?

A. heart

B. lungs

C. brain

D. stomach


What bone is highlighted?

A. Femur

B. Cranium

C. Ribs

D. Skull


What is the main purpose of the musculoskeletal system?

A. remove waste from the body

B. break down and process food into nutrients for the cells

C. gas exchange – bring oxygen; take away carbon dioxide

D. provide protection, movement and support for the body


Which of the following is NOT a function of bones?

A. Protection

B. Support

C. Movement

D. Blood movement


Where is the femur located in the body?

A. arm

B. shoulder

C. leg

D. foot


Cartilage is a layer of tissue between bones that acts as ___________.

A. muscle

B. cushion

C. bone

D. food source


What does skeletal muscle do?

A. It pumps the heart muscle.

B. It moves food down the esophagus.

C. It moves bones.

D. It makes the skin flexible.




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