Quiz

Refer to the text in this chapter if necessary. A good score is at least 8 correct answers out of these 10 questions. The answers are listed in the back of this book.

1. Crabs have one, but humans don't:

  • a) Keratinized integument
  • b) Endoskeleton
  • c) Skeletal system
  • d) Exoskeleton

2. Humans are classified as vertebrates. This means that their bodies contain:

  • a) An endoskeleton
  • b) Cartilage connective tissue
  • c) A series of backbones
  • d) Epidermal strata

3. All of the bones lying along the longitudinal axis:

  • a) Cranium
  • b) Axial skeleton
  • c) Pelvis
  • d) Appendicular skeleton

4. The sternum is part of the:

  • a) Appendicular skeleton
  • b) Middle ear group
  • c) Skull bones
  • d) Axial skeleton

5. Flat bones consist of:

  • a) A sandwich of red marrow between two slabs of dense bone tissue
  • b) Groups of digits
  • c) A ball of cartilage surrounding a gooey sphere of chocolate
  • d) Flat sheets of stratified squamous epithelium

6. There are_bones in the appendicular skeleton, but_in the axial:

  • a) 159; 124
  • b) 126; 80
  • c) 95; 63
  • d) 126; 127

7. The 8 carpal bones are found in the:

(b) Knee

  • c) Ankle
  • d) Wrist

8. The main shaft of a long bone:

  • a) Diaphysis
  • b) Talus
  • c) Epiphysis
  • d) Medulla

9. The lining found within the medullary cavity:

  • a) Periosteum
  • b) Articular cartilage
  • c) Endosteum
  • d) Zoonosis

10. The cartilaginous joints are also called:

  • a) Synarthroses
  • b) Diarthroses
  • c) Sutures
  • d) Amphiarthroses
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