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Quiz
Skeletal System

1. All of the following are functions of the skeletal system EXCEPT
support
blood cell production
calcium storage
excretion

2. The shaft of a long bone is called
epiphysis.
diaphysis.
periosteum.
endosteum.

3. Osteoclasts
deposit calcium into bone.
destroy bone matrix.
are a type of white blood cell.
A and C are correct.

4. Fat is stored in
compact bone.
spongy bone.
red bone marrow.
yellow bone marrow.

5. All of the following are facial bones EXCEPT
nasal bone
maxilla
mandible
ethmoid bone

6. Which of the following is a cranial bone?
vomer bone
lacrimal bone
zygomatic bone
sphenoid bone

7. The bone that does not articulate with any other bone is the
vomer bone.
zygomatic bone.
hyoid bone.
ethmoid bone.

8. All of the following are bones of the thorax EXCEPT
clavicle
sternum
true ribs
false ribs

9. The pelvic girdle consists of the
humerus and radius.
ulna and radius.
hip bones.
clavicle and scapula.

10. The bone of the upper arm is the
radius.
ulna.
humerus.
femur.

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