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Additional Quiz - Bone Markings
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Please choose the most correct answer. This question set deals with bone markings, specific bones and their features.

1
A condyle is a
A)large, rounded opening.
B)narrow, ridge-like projection.
C)large, rounded, articulating knob.
D)small surface depression.
2
A foramen is a/an
A)opening through a bone.
B)cavity in a bone.
C)shallow depression on a bone.
D)tube-like passageway through a bone.
3
A prominent, rounded articulating proximal end of a bone is the
A)condyle.
B)tubercle.
C)meatus.
D)head.
4
A sharp, slender process for muscle attachment is a
A)spine.
B)crest.
C)tuberosity.
D)process.
5
Which of the following bones forms the forehead?
A)occipital
B)temporal
C)parietal
D)frontal
6
Which of the following structures articulates with the first cervical vertebra?
A)occipital condyles.
B)foramen magnum
C)mastoid process
D)zygomatic process
7
Which of the following bones forms most of the floor of the cranium?
A)ethmoid
B)sphenoid
C)parietal
D)maxilla
8
What is the only movable portion of the skull?
A)zygomatic
B)mandible
C)maxilla
D)vomer
9
The ____ bone forms the upper jaw.
A)mandible
B)zygomatic
C)vomer
D)maxillae
10
The ____ helps form the cheekbone.
A)mandible
B)zygomatic
C)vomer
D)ethmoid
11
The _____ bones form the bridge of the nose.
A)nasal
B)lacrimal
C)vomer
D)palatine
12
The breastbone is also known as the
A)clavicle.
B)scapula.
C)sternum.
D)humerus.
13
The collarbone is also known as the
A)clavicle.
B)scapula.
C)sternum.
D)humerus.
14
The part of the scapula that forms the shoulder joint with the humerus is the
A)acromion process.
B)glenoid cavity.
C)coracoid process.
D)spine.
15
The upper arm bone is the
A)humerus.
B)ulna.
C)scapula.
D)radius.
16
The trochlea is a spool-shaped condyle on the distal end of the
A)ulna.
B)femur.
C)radius.
D)humerus.
17
The point of the elbow is actually the ______ of the ulna.
A)coronoid process
B)trochlea
C)olecranon process
D)head
18
The bones of the wrist are the
A)carpals.
B)metacarpals.
C)tarsals.
D)phalanges.
19
The greater sciatic notch is a feature of the
A)sacrum.
B)ischium.
C)ilium.
D)pubis.
20
The socket of the hip for the head of the femur is the
A)glenoid cavity.
B)obturator foramen.
C)ischial tuberosity.
D)acetabulum.
21
The feature of most of the vertebrae that extends posteriorly is the
A)transverse process.
B)vertebral foramen.
C)lamina.
D)spinous process.
22
The longest and strongest bone in the body is the
A)tibia.
B)femur.
C)humerus.
D)fibula.
23
Processes on the femur for the attachment of thigh and buttock muscles are the
A)greater and lesser trochanters.
B)greater and lesser tubercles.
C)superior and inferior crests.
D)medial and lateral condyles.
24
Processes on the femur that articulate with the tibia are the
A)greater and lesser trochanters.
B)greater and lesser tubercles.
C)superior and inferior crests.
D)medial and lateral condyles.
25
The medial lower leg bone is the
A)fibula.
B)tibia.
C)femur.
D)talus.
26
The bulge of the inner ankle that is part of the tibia is the
A)lateral malleolus.
B)lateral condyle.
C)medial malleolus.
D)medial condyle.
27
The lateral lower leg bone is the
A)fibula.
B)tibia.
C)femur.
D)talus.
28
The ankle bones are known as
A)carpals.
B)sesamoids.
C)metatarsals.
D)tarsals.
29
The largest ankle bone, the heel bone, is the
A)talus.
B)navicular.
C)calcaneus.
D)fibula.
30
The bones of the foot are the
A)metatarsals.
B)metacarpals.
C)phalanges.
D)tarsals.
31
The bones that make up the fingers and toes are the
A)metacarpals.
B)sesamoids.
C)phalanges.
D)cunieforms.







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