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Multiple-Choice Quiz (Level I)

Multiple-Choice Quiz (Level I)

This activity contains 26 questions.

Question 1
1 A condition that produces a reduction in bone mass sufficient to compromise normal function is
 
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Question 2
2 A major difference between bone tissue and other connective tissues lies in which of the following?
 
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Question 3
3 Which of the following statements concerning the periosteum of a bone is NOT true?
 
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Question 4
4 Which of the following factors is NOT believed to affect bone growth?
 
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Question 5
5 During fetal development intramembranous ossification takes place in
 
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Question 6
6 Elevated levels of calcium ion in the blood stimulate the secretion of the hormone
 
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Question 7
7 Endochondral and intramembranous are terms that are used to describe
 
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Question 8
8 Endochondral ossification begins with the formation of
 
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Question 9
9 Which of the following is NOT a function of the skeletal system?
 
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Question 10
10 How would increasing the proportion of organic molecules to inorganic components in the bony matrix affect the physical characteristics of bone?
 
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Question 11
11 Long bones differ from flat bones in that long bones
 
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Question 12
12 Mary is 50 years old. During a checkup, a bone scan reveals that portions of her skeleton show signs of osteoporosis. Her physician suggests hormone therapy after reviewing the test results. What hormone is prescribed for Mary?
 
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Question 13
13 The bones of the skeleton store energy reserves as lipids in areas of
 
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Question 14
14 The cells that maintain mature compact bone are
 
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Question 15
15 The lacunae of bone contain
 
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Question 16
16 The process of bone growth at the epiphyseal plate is similar to
 
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Question 17
17 The two types of osseous tissue are
 
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Question 18
18 When cartilage is produced at the epiphyseal side of the metaphysis at the same rate as bone is deposited on the opposite side, bones
 
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Question 19
19 When the epiphyseal plate is replaced by bone
 
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Question 20
20 Intramembranous ossification
 
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Question 21
21 A fracture in the shaft of a bone would occur in the
 
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Question 22
22 Growth of a cartilage in which the chondrocytes within the matrix become active and proliferate is known as
 
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Question 23
23 Osteocytes maintain contact with the blood vessels of the central canal through
 
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Question 24
24 Spongy bone contains all of the following except
 
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Question 25
25 The bones in the long axis of the body make up the
 
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Question 26
26 Which of the following is a canal-like passageway?
 
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