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Overview of the Skeleton Quiz:

 

1. Which term refers to the bones that lie around body’s center of gravity?

Appendicular skeleton
Axial skeleton
Pelvic girdle
Pectoral girdle

 

2. Approximately how many bones are in the human body?

106
206
306
406

 

3. Which of these terms refers to the “ring structure” of bone?

Canaliculi
Lamella
Lacuna
Perforating canal

 

4. Which of these refers to small bones that form in tendons?

Long
Flat
Wormian
Sesamoid

 

5. Which of these is a projection that helps form joints?

Tuberosity
Trochanter
Fissure
Facet

 

6. Which of these refers to the tiny bones between cranial bones?

Long
Flat
Wormian
Sesamoid

7. Which of these is an alternate name for a perforating canal?

Volkmann’s canal
Osteal canal
Haversian canal
Sharpey’s canal

 

MATCH THE STATEMENT WITH THE BEST ANSWER CHOICE FOR QUESTIONS 8-11:

 

8. Narrow, slit-like opening.

Intervertebral discs
Canaliculi
Fissure
Diaphysis
Meatus

 

9. Shaft of a long bone.

Intervertebral discs
Canaliculi
Fissure
Diaphysis
Meatus

 

10. Made of fibrous cartilage.

Intervertebral discs
Canaliculi
Fissure
Diaphysis
Meatus

 

11. Canal-like passageway.

Intervertebral discs
Canaliculi
Fissure
Diaphysis
Meatus

 

MATCH THE STATEMENT WITH THE BEST ANSWER CHOICE FOR QUESTIONS 12-15:

 

12. End of a long bone.

Epiphyseal plate
Epiphysis
Periosteum
Endosteum
Foramen

 

13. Thin growth area of hyaline cartilage.

Epiphyseal plate
Epiphysis
Periosteum
Endosteum
Foramen

 

14. Membrane covering the outside of a long bone.

Epiphyseal plate
Epiphysis
Periosteum
Endosteum
Foramen

 

15. Membrane that lines the cavity of a long bone.

Epiphyseal plate
Epiphysis
Periosteum
Endosteum
Foramen

 

NOTE: You are responsible for visual identification of the microslides of the various cartilages, as well as compact bonYou must know the cell types and cell structures associated with the tissues, as indicated in your objectives. Practical applications such as these are an inherent part of each laboratory activity and exam.