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8.1 Overview of the Skeleton

1
The axial skeleton includes all of the following except the
A)skull.
B)ribs and sternum.
C)vertebral column.
D)pelvic girdle.
2
Which of the following common terms for the surface features of bones is used to describe a hole through a bone?
A)sinus
B)fovea
C)alveolus
D)foramen

8.2 The Skull

3
The hard palate is made up of which two bones?
A)frontal and maxillary
B)sphenoid and maxillary
C)palatine and sphenoid
D)palatine and maxillary
4
The pituitary gland lies in the
A)nasal fossa.
B)foramen ovale.
C)sella turcica.
D)sphenoid sinus.
E)cribriform plate.
5
These spaces between unfused cranial bones allow for shifting of skull bones as the newborn passes through the birth canal
A)lesser cornus.
B)fontanels.
C)hyoids.
D)pubic symphysis.
E)mental foramina.
6
Which of the following facial bones forms most of the cheek-bone?
A)ethmoid bone
B)mandible bone
C)zygomatic bone
D)temporal bone

8.3 The Vertebral Column and Thoracic Cage

7
This region contains the atlas and the axis ________________.
A)cervical
B)thoracic
C)lumbar
D)sacral
8
The upper most portion of the sternum is the ________________.
A)gladiolus
B)manubrium
C)xiphoid
D)body

8.5 The Pelvic Girdle and Lower Limb

9
A female pelvis, when compared to a male's has a
A)more lateral acetabulum.
B)greater angle of pubic arch.
C)heavier bones.
D)taller public symphysis.
E)heart-shaped pelvic outlet.
10
The weight-bearing bone of the leg is the ________________.
A)fibula
B)patella
C)tibia
D)ulna
E)acromion







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