QUIZ - SKELETAL SYSTEM

1. The largest of the tarsal bones, the heel, is called the:
megatarsal
calcaneous
carpal
sesamoid

2. The "soft spots" on an infant's skull are called:
fontanels
osteoclasts
foramens
haversian canals

3. A bone, like the femur or humerus, is classified as a(n):
ossified bone
intramembranous bone
compact bone
long bone

4. The clavicle and the scapula make up the:
thoracic cage
pectoral girdle
pelvic girdle
epiphysis


5. The wrist bones are collectively called:
tarsals
metacarpals
phalanges
carpals


6. The bone at the back of the skull is called the _____ bone.
parietal
temporal
occipital
foramen


7. The spinal cord enters the skull at what opening?
foramen magnum
mental foramen
axial fissure
parietal suture


8. Bone tissue is referred to as ____ tissue.
smooth
articular
osseus
adipose


9. Articular cartilage is found:
at the ends of bones
between sutures
surrounding long bones
at the growth plate


10. The shaft of the bone is called the:
epiphysis
medullary cavity
periosteum
diaphysis

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