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1
In which type of joint does a slightly flexible interosseous ligament bind the bones?
A)syndesmosis
B)suture
C)gomphosis
D)synchondrosis
2
Where in the body would it be possible to find a joint called a symphysis?
A)tooth in a bony socket
B)epiphyseal disk
C)joint formed by two vertebrae and their intervertebral disc
D)suture in the skull
3
In a synovial joint, the purpose of the cancellous bone beneath the articular cartilage is __________.
A)to provide a smooth surface for articulating
B)to absorb shocks and help protect the joint
C)to hold together the bones of the synovial joint
D)to secrete synovial fluid
4
Some synovial joints, such as the knee, contain interior pads of fibrocartilage, called ______________, that help to stabilize the joint.
A)bursae
B)intervertebral discs
C)menisci
D)ligaments
5
Which type of joint is the most mobile? The shoulder and hip are two examples of this type of joint.
A)condyloid joint
B)hinge joint
C)pivot joint
D)ball-and-socket joint
6
Which of these joints is a gliding joint?
A)between the carpals and tarsals
B)between humerus and ulna
C)between the trapezium and first metacarpal
D)between the axis and the atlas
7
If a person bent their foot at the ankle upward toward the shin, it would be an example of __________.
A)abduction
B)dorsiflexion
C)rotation
D)extension
8
Which of these ligaments is not found in the shoulder joint?
A)coracohumeral ligament
B)radial collateral ligament
C)glenohumeral ligament
D)transverse humeral ligament
9
The shoulder joint contains several bursae. The _______________ bursa is located between the joint capsule and the tendon of the subscapularis muscle.
A)subcoracoid
B)subdeltoid
C)subacromial
D)subscapular
10
Which joint is naturally loose and flexible and most likely to become dislocated?
A)knee joint
B)hip joint
C)shoulder joint
D)elbow
11
Of the ligaments that reinforce the hip joint, which one is made up of a Y- shaped band that connects the anterior inferior iliac spine of the coxal bone to the intertrochanteric line?
A)iliofemoral ligament
B)pubofemoral ligament
C)ischiofemoral ligament
D)patellar ligament
12
Which of these traits does not characterize the knee joint?
A)interior cruciate ligaments
B)thick joint capsule
C)two menisci
D)several bursae
13
Soccer and football players, who often turn and change directions suddenly, are most likely to tear which knee ligament?
A)tibial collateral ligament
B)arcuate popliteal ligament
C)anterior cruciate ligament
D)fibular collateral ligament
14
Another term for dislocation of a joint is _______________.
A)ankylosis
B)luxation
C)hemarthrosis
D)arthrodesis
15
The bursa located between the patella of the knee and the overlying skin is called the ____________ bursa.
A)infrapatellar
B)suprapatellar
C)subpatellar
D)prepatellar
16
What type of joint is the sagittal suture?
A)syndesmosis
B)fibrous
C)synchondrosis
D)diarthrosis
17
A tooth in its socket is an example of a joint called a ________.
A)synovial joint
B)symphysis
C)alveolus
D)gomphosis
18
Which of these terms includes all the other terms?
A)articular cartilage
B)synovial joint capsule
C)ligament
D)synovial joint
19
The term _____is used to describe the extra synovial-type membrane outside the knee joint.
A)meniscus
B)subchondral plate
C)prepatellar bursa
D)synovial membrane
20
Which of the following is the type of joint located between the trapezium and metacarpal of the thumb?
A)pivot
B)ginglymoidal
C)saddle
D)trochoidal
21
Which type of joint occurs at the radial notch of the ulna and the head of the radius?
A)pivot
B)gliding
C)ball-and-socket
D)condyloid
22
Which of the following joints displays the greatest range of motion allowable?
A)sacroiliac
B)costal cartilage
C)acetabulum and femur
D)interphalangeal
23
Moving an arm so that it traces a cone is called _____.
A)rotation
B)circumduction
C)pronation
D)protraction
24
What movement occurs when clenching the teeth?
A)elevation
B)depression
C)extension
D)mastication
25
Moving the right eye towards the right is an example of _______.
A)adduction
B)abduction
C)flexion
D)supination
26
Standing on your toes as in ballet, is an example of ________.
A)plantar flexion
B)plantar extension
C)dorsiflexion
D)adduction
27
Which of these is comprised of fibrocartilage?
A)transverse humoral ligament
B)glenoidal labrum
C)coracohumeral ligament
D)rotator cuff
28
In which joint would the annular ligament be found?
A)knee
B)shoulder
C)elbow
D)hip
29
Where would the ligamentum capitis be found?
A)acetabulum and femur
B)tibial condyles
C)medial malleolus
D)dens and atlas
30
Which term is used to define a complete dislocation of a joint?
A)subluxation
B)arthrodesis
C)luxation
D)arthrotomy







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