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Multiple-Choice Quiz (Level II)

Multiple-Choice Quiz (Level II)

This activity contains 25 questions.

Question 1
1 Which of the following characteristics of skeletal cartilage limits its thickness?
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Question 2
2 Which of the following structures is made of elastic cartilage?
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Question 3
3 The menisci of the knee are made of
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Question 4
4 Which of the following statements best describes interstitial growth of cartilage?
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Question 5
5 ___________ bones act to alter the direction of tendon pull.
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Question 6
6 All of the following are stored in the matrix of bones except
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Question 7
7 A narrow slit-like opening in a bone is referred to as a
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Question 8
8 Which of the following structures anchors the periosteum to the underlying bone?
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Question 9
9 Which of the following is the site where bone marrow is routinely sampled in an adult?
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Question 10
10 Bone forming cells originate from
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Question 11
11 A Haversian system is the functional unit of
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Question 12
12 The twisting of a long bone is prevented by which of the following?
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Question 13
13 It is currently thought that sacrificial bonds between_______ provide resilience to bone tissue.
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Question 14
14 Hydroxyapatite in bone matrix that gives bone its hardness is primarily composed of
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Question 15
15 65% of bone mass is composed of
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Question 16
16 In the human embryo, before eight weeks the skeleton is composed of
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Question 17
17 All bones of the skeleton below the base of the skull are developed by endochondral ossification except the
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Question 18
18 Which type of bone only has primary ossification centers?
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Question 19
19 In month three of endochondral ossification, the first structure to be formed is a collection of elements known as the ____________ that invades the bone cavities present at this time.
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Question 20
20 Every week we recycle _____ of our bone mass.
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Question 21
21 Which of the following of the following statements about osteoclasts is incorrect?
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Question 22
22 Which of the following hormones' primary function is to regulate bone density?
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Question 23
23 If a breastfeeding mother becomes vitamin D deficient, what is the most likely disease to develop in the nursing infant?
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Question 24
24 Which of the following fractures would be the most likely not to heal?
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Question 25
25 How does alendronate help treat osteoporosis?
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