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Human Anatomy, 6/e
Kent Van De Graaff, Weber State University

Skeletal System: Introduction and the Axial Skeleton

Multiple Choice Quiz

Please answer all questions



1

There are _________ cranial bones and __________ facial bones in the adult skull.
A)6; 10
B)8; 14
C)12; 12
D)5; 9
2

Which of these is not a normal function of the skeleton?
A)mineral storage
B)protection of underlying tissues
C)storing hemopoietic tissues
D)All of these are functions of the skeleton.
3

Choose the surface feature that represents a depression in a bone.
A)fossa
B)process
C)facet
D)condyle
4

The medullary cavity of a long bone is lined with a thin layer of connective tissue called the _________________.
A)diaphysis
B)endosteum
C)periosteum
D)epiphysis
5

______________ are the type of bone cell that tears down bone during the building and remodeling process.
A)osteocytes
B)osteoblasts
C)osteoclasts
D)bone lining cells
6

During bone formation, as the periosteum calcifies, it gives rise to a thin plate of compact bone called the __________________.
A)periosteal bud
B)periosteal bone collar
C)primary ossification center
D)epiphyseal plate
7

Which pair of fontanels are located on the front sides of the infant skull?
A)posterolateral fontanels
B)anterior fontanel
C)posterior fontanel
D)anterolateral fontanels
8

The foramen magnum is located in the _________________ bone of the skull.
A)frontal
B)parietal
C)occipital
D)temporal
9

Which of these features is not present in the sphenoid bone?
A)crista galli
B)sella turcica
C)pterygoid processes
D)foramen rotundum
E)foramen ovale
10

Besides the maxilla, the hard palate is also composed of the _________________.
A)ethmoid bone
B)palatine bones
C)zygomatic bones
D)nasal bone
11

What two bones, or portions of bones, make up the nasal septum?
A)perpendicular plate of the ethmoid; vomer
B)nasal; vomer
C)maxilla; sphemoid
D)inferior nasal concha; perpendicular plate of the ethomoid
12

Cervical vertebrae differ from lumbar vertebrae in all of these aspects except ________________.
A)size
B)bifid spinous process
C)presence of transverse foramina
D)presence of transverse processes