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Skeletal System

Quiz by Kay Cottrell

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  • Q1
    Together with which other system does the skeletal system allow movement of the body?
    Respiratory
    Muscular
    Ligaments
    Bones
    30s
  • Q2
    What is the scientific name of the skull?
    cranium
    fixed joint
    brain
    humerus
    30s
  • Q3
    A flexible, rubbery but tough and smooth tissue which protects the ends of bones.
    cartilage
    tendons
    phalanges
    ligaments
    30s
  • Q4
    The joint at the elbow
    hinge
    ball and socket
    gliding
    fixed
    30s
  • Q5
    Humerus, tibia and femur are all _______________ bones.
    long
    irregular
    arm
    leg
    30s
  • Q6
    Bones which protect our organs are usually ______________ bones.
    fixed
    long
    flat
    strong
    30s
  • Q7
    An example of a flat bone is the _________________
    clavicle
    scapula
    phalanges
    vertebra
    30s
  • Q8
    The adult skeleton is made up of about ________________ bones.
    206
    226
    216
    106
    30s
  • Q9
    The common name of the patella is the ________________.
    knee cap
    hip
    finger
    breast bone
    30s
  • Q10
    The place where two or more bones meet is called a ____________________.
    joint
    group
    meeting
    ligament
    30s
  • Q11
    Tarsals are found in the _______________.
    hand
    foot
    costa
    elbow
    30s
  • Q12
    The common name for costa is _____________.
    ribs
    fingers
    spine
    toes
    30s
  • Q13
    The thinner bone on the outside of the shin is the ___________________.
    ulna
    fibula
    femur
    tibia
    30s
  • Q14
    A good example of a hinge joint.
    shoulder
    skull
    elbow
    wrist
    30s
  • Q15
    The tissue that joins bone to bones.
    tendons
    fibres
    ligaments
    cartilage
    30s

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