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05 FINAL EXAM REVIEW: Skeletal System

Quiz by Kelly Gallagher

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18 questions
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  • Q1
    What type of tissue covers the epiphysis of long bones and reduces friction in joints?
    articular cartilage
    spongy bone
    periosteum
    yellow bone marrow
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  • Q2
    The presence of an epiphyseal plate indicates that the ___________.
    bone has stopped growing
    bone has no more articular cartilage
    bone is still growing
    bone has been broken
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  • Q3
    Long bones have a proximal and distal ____________ at each end.
    epiphysis
    diaphysis
    periosteum
    cartilage
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  • Q4
    The _________________ is a connective tissue covering the length of the diaphysis, providing passage for blood supply and an anchor for skeletal muscles.
    diaphysis
    epiphysis
    endosteum
    periosteum
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  • Q5
    Which of these bones is associated with the hand?
    phalanges
    calcaneus
    mandible
    tarsals
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  • Q6
    Which of these bones is part of the axial skeleton?
    ischium
    fibula
    sternum
    humerus
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  • Q7
    The skull, vertebral column & thoracic cage form the _______________ skeleton.
    parasympathetic
    appendicular
    axial
    median
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  • Q8
    The femur, tibia & humerus are all classified as ________________.
    short bones
    long bones
    irregular bones
    flat bones
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  • Q9
    Bones of the cranium are classified as ________________ bones.
    long
    flat
    irregular
    short
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  • Q10
    You can tell a female skeleton from a male skeleton because _______________.
    it has 1 more pair of ribs
    the skull is smaller
    it has shorter toes
    the pelvic opening is wider
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  • Q11
    The bone cells the respond to parathyroid hormone (PTH) to break down the bone matrix and release calcium into the blood are called __________________.
    osteons
    erythrocytes
    osteoblasts
    osteoclasts
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  • Q12
    In order for bones to be strong enough to carry weight, they need to experience __________ during their growth process.
    humidity
    nutrients
    correct temperature
    stress
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  • Q13
    An incomplete bone break, known as _________________ fracture, is commonly seen in children.
    a greenstick
    a comminuted
    a spiral
    a compacted
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  • Q14
    A fracture that is common in osteoporosis sufferers is a __________________.
    spiral fracture
    simple fracture
    greenstick fracture
    compression fracture
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  • Q15
    The humeroulnar (elbow) joint is an example of a ____________ joint.
    hinge
    pivot
    saddle
    ball-in-socket
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  • Q16
    The most important minerals stored in bones are ________________.
    sodium & calcium
    vitamin D & calcium
    calcium & phosphorous
    calcium & iron
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  • Q17
    Blood cell formation is known as _________________.
    catabolism
    hematopoiesis
    hemostasis
    homeostasis
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  • Q18
    Which of these is not a function of the skeletal system?
    movement
    structure
    secretion
    hematopoiesis
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