Medical Quiz

Skull Quiz


A. Palatine Bones

B. Ethmoid Bone

C. Sphenoid Bone

D. Lacrimal Bones

The two types of bones in the skull are:

A. Cranial Bones and Facial Bones

B. Cranial Bones and Cephalic Bones

C. Facial Bones and Cephalic Bones

D. Skullish Bones and Cephalic Bones

The highlighted bone is the:

A. Frontal Bone

B. Parietal Bone

C. Maxillary Bone

D. Nasal Bone

A. Vomer

B. Ethmoid Bone

C. Sphenoid Bone

D. Occipital Bone

The highlighted bone is the:

A. Parietal Bone

B. Occipital Bone

C. Humerus

D. Mandible

A. Maxillary Bones

B. Nasal Bones

C. Mandible

D. Zygomatic Bones

The soft, cartilage-based areas between bones that are present in the skulls of newborns are called:

A. Fontanels

B. Sutures

C. Fusions

D. Plates

A. Nasal Bones

B. Maxillary Bones

C. Palatine Bones

D. Lacrimal Bones

(Hint: smallest facial bones)

A. Lacrimal Bones

B. Nasal Bones

C. Maxillary Bones

D. Zygomatic Bones

Which bone is highlighted in this image? (Hint: Butterfly shape)

A. Sphenoid Bone

B. Ethmoid Bone

C. Zygomatic Bone

D. Temporal Bone

A. Mandible

B. Maxillary Bone

C. Nasal Bones

D. Frontal Bone

This bone is the:

A. Temporal Bone

B. Zygomatic Bone

C. Parietal Bone

D. Mandible

A. Zygomatic Bones

B. Temporal Bones

C. Frontal Bone

D. Maxillary Bones

This bone is the:

A. Occipital Bone

B. Zygomatic Bone

C. Temporal Bone

D. Parietal Bone

True or False: The skull is completely finished developing when we are born.



This is the name for an air filled-cavity within one of the bones of the skull. These cavities contain tissue that produces mucus that will drain into the nose.

A. Sinus

B. Fissure

C. Notch

D. Foramen


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