Skeletal System Question Preview (ID: 8526)


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What cushions the joints in movement?
a) ligaments
b) cartilage
c) tendons
d) muscle

Where are red blood cells made?
a) bone marrow
b) liver
c) kidney
d) heart

The ________________ part of the bone covers the outside and gives it the smooth appearance.
a) marrow
b) spongy
c) compact
d) joint

The _______________ part of the bone is porous and found inside the bone.
a) marrow
b) spongy
c) compact
d) joint

Which of the following best describes the function of tendons?
a) To cushion the joints
b) To connect the bone to bone
c) To connect the muscle to the bone
d) To provide the body with blood cells

Which of the following joints allows the body to have radial or free movement?
a) ball and socket
b) hinge
c) gliding
d) saddle

You can open your elbow like a door, what type of joint is the elbow?
a) ball and socket
b) hinge
c) gliding
d) saddle

Joints that are able to slide past each other are _________ joints.
a) ball and socket
b) hinge
c) gliding
d) saddle

What part of the skeletal system is directly attached to and pulled on by a muscle tissue?
a) bone
b) joint
c) cartilage
d) marrow

A patient is complaing of a stiff hip and loss of range in motion. What part of the skeletal system will the doctor most likely look at first?
a) tendon
b) ligament
c) marrow
d) cartilage

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