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Hole's Human Anatomy & Physiology, 9/e
David Shier, Washtenaw Community College
Ricki Lewis, The University at Albany
Jackie Butler, Grayson County Community College

Skeletal System

True/False Quiz

Please answer all questions



1

Bone is comprised of several tissues including cartilage and blood.
A)True
B)False
2

Although the bones in an elderly person represent dead tissue, they still perform a function of support.
A)True
B)False
3

The canaliculi represent microscopic channels that were formed by the blood vessels in the bone.
A)True
B)False
4

The more collagen a bone has, the more rigid its structure.
A)True
B)False
5

Most of the skeleton in an embryo is cartilage.
A)True
B)False
6

Primary ossification centers arise in the epiphyses of long bones.
A)True
B)False
7

The presence of an epiphyseal disk on an X-ray of a person's shoulder area indicates that growth has probably stopped.
A)True
B)False
8

Bone processes are genetically produced for the purpose of serving as attachment points for later muscles.
A)True
B)False
9

Rickets is a condition, which causes bones to bend because of the lack of vitamin D and calcium.
A)True
B)False
10

Excess pituitary growth hormone will cause an 18-year-old to become a giant.
A)True
B)False
11

Active exercise can actually cause an increase in the mass and strength of bone.
A)True
B)False
12

Yellow bone marrow has lost its hematopoietic ability.
A)True
B)False
13

A low level of blood calcium could be the cause that increases the activity of the osteoclasts.
A)True
B)False
14

A Wormian bone is an extra bone in the skull usually found in the mandible.
A)True
B)False
15

The mandibular foramen is located on the inferior surface of the mandible and is a common dental anesthetic injection site.
A)True
B)False
16

The anterior fontanel is a neonatal area of fibrous membrane that is the first to close.
A)True
B)False
17

There is a frontal or metopic suture that separates the frontal bone into two parts.
A)True
B)False
18

There are more vertebrae in a fetus than there will be in the adult stage.
A)True
B)False
19

The flexure in the neck region will develop during a secondary process as the infants raise their heads.
A)True
B)False
20

Rib pair number eight are called vertebrochondral ribs because they attach to the cartilage of the seventh rib.
A)True
B)False
21

The angle of Louis occurs between the first two parts of the sternum and has diagnostic value.
A)True
B)False
22

The lower ribs are firmly attached to the xiphoid process.
A)True
B)False
23

The surgical neck is an area just below the head of the humerus.
A)True
B)False
24

The deltoid tuberosity is a ridge on the ulna for attachment of a muscle.
A)True
B)False
25

The olecranon process of the humerus articulates with the olecranon fossa of the ulna.
A)True
B)False
26

The head of the radius articulates with the capitulum of the humerus.
A)True
B)False
27

There are seven carpals and eight tarsals.
A)True
B)False
28

The acetabulum is made up of the ilium and pubis bone.
A)True
B)False
29

The angle of the pubic arch is probably greater in the female than in the male.
A)True
B)False
30

The tibial tuberosity acts as an attachment for the head of the fibula.
A)True
B)False