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True-False Quiz

True-False Quiz

This activity contains 22 questions.

Question 1
1 A condition that produces a reduction in bone mass sufficient to compromise normal function is osteomyelitis.
   
 
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Question 2
2 Collagen in the bone matrix provides flexible strength.
   
 
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Question 3
3 Endochondral ossification begins with the formation of a calcified model.
   
 
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Question 4
4 Excess growth hormone prior to puberty would result in gigantism.
   
 
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Question 5
5 Mature bone cells are called chondrocytes.
   
 
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Question 6
6 Parathyroid hormone stimulates osteoblast activity.
   
 
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Question 7
7 Scapulae are formed by intramembranous ossification.
   
 
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Question 8
8 Secondary ossification centers occur in the center of the diaphysis.
   
 
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Question 9
9 The central canal of an osteon contains osteocytes.
   
 
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Question 10
10 The hormone calcitonin functions to decrease the calcium ion in the blood.
   
 
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Question 11
11 The most abundant mineral in the human body is calcium.
   
 
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Question 12
12 The presence of an epiphyseal line indicates that long bone growth is still in process.
   
 
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Question 13
13 The shaft of the long bone is called the diaphysis.
   
 
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Question 14
14 The type of bone that is adapted to withstand stresses that arrive from a limited range of directions is compact bone.
   
 
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Question 15
15 Vitamin D is necessary for the formation of the organic framework of bone.
   
 
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Question 16
16 Osseous tissue is avascular.
   
 
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Question 17
17 Appositional growth in a skeletal cartilage will increase its overall length.
   
 
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Question 18
18 A metacarpal is an example of a long bone.
   
 
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Question 19
19 An increase in parathyroid hormone can cause bones to become porous and brittle.
   
 
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Question 20
20 Increasing the percentage of collagen in a bone would make it become more rigid.
   
 
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Question 21
21 A bone that is imbedded in a ligament or tendon is a short bone.
   
 
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Question 22
22 Spongy bone in flat bones is called diploe.
   
 
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