The Skeletal System Quiz
What type of bone is longer than it is wide?
A. Long bones
B. Short bones
C. Flat bones
D. Irregular bones
Bones, joints, cartilage, tendons, and ligaments make up the ____________.
A. Skeletal System
D. Human body
Where in the skeleton might you find a flat bone?
Soft rubbery tissue that keeps bone from rubbing together
Which of the following is a hard substance that keeps bones from rubbing together?
When do bones stop growing?
A. Age 20
B. Age 15
C. Age 25
D. Bones don’t grow
What is produced inside bones?
A. Blood cells
Without these we would not be able to bend our arms or legs.
What term means surgical repair of a bone ?
All the bones in the human body are called the ____________.
Why is it important to keep bones healthy?
A. Bones stop growing longer around age 25.
B. Bones can break easily.
C. Bones are alive and working.
D. Bones only grow once.
Which fracture is common when a person tried to break their fall with outstretched arms? (NOLAN LOPER!)
What is the purpose of the rib cage?
A. Helps us to think
B. Carries blood throughout the body
C. Protects our brain
D. Protects our vital organs
Why is it important to keep bones protected?
A. Bones can break.
B. Bones are alive.
C. Bones create blood cells.
D. Bones are thick and strong.
Tough band of tissue that holds bones together
How many main types of bones are in the human skeleton?
What are bones like on the outside?
A. Soft and spongy
B. Heavy and solid
C. Thin and Brittle
D. Thick and strong
What can be found inside bones?
Bone forming cells are called :
What type of joint is found at the elbow?
B. ball and socket
Ligaments attach –
A. bone to muscle.
B. bone to tendons.
C. bone to bone.
D. bone to ligaments.
What is the cranium?
An abnormal lateral curvature of the spine.
B. greenstick fracture
What important minerals are stored in the bones?
A. Iron and phosphorous
B. Fluoride and iodine
C. calcium and phosphorus
D. Zinc and vitamin C
What does bone marrow produce?
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