"Biology 240 � Lecture - DOC"
Biology 241 – Lecture Chapter 8 (Skeletal System: The Appendicular Skeleton) Practice Quiz I. Arrange the answers in their correct sequence: ____, ____, ____, ___ 1. From medial to lateral along the most proximal row of carpals: A. Pisiform B. Lunate C. Scaphoid D. Triquetrum ____, ____, ____, ___ 2. In terms of the numbers of bones, from most to fewest: A. Carpals B. Tarsals C. Ribs D. Phalanges II. Circle the letter preceding the one best answer to each question: 3. “False ribs” describe: A. Pairs 1 – 7 B. Pairs 8 – 10 C. Pairs 11 and 12 D. Pairs 8 – 12 E. Pairs 1 and 2 4. Of the bones listed, which is the largest? A. Calcaneus B. Talus C. Patella D. Capitate E. Hamate 5. Which of the following is incorrectly paired: A. Femur - long B. Patella - sesamoid C. Sternum - flat D. Phalanges – short E. Vertebra - irregular 6. All of the following are true about the clavicle except: A. It is part of the pectoral girdle B. It is S-shaped C. Its sternal end is medial D. It is jointed with the first rib E. All of these are true 7. How many bones are there in EACH of the two upper extremities? A. 26 B. 30 C. 35 D. 36 8. This bone articulates with BOTH the tibia and the fibula: A. Femur B. Calcaneous C. Navicular D. Talus E. Patella 9. Choose the one FALSE statement: A. The scapulae do not articulate with the vertebrae. B. The olecranon is a boney landmark on the ulna, and the olecranon fossa is a landmark on the humerus. C. The fibula articulates with the femur, tibia, talus, and calcaneus. D. In anatomical position, the radius is lateral to the ulna. 10. Choose the one FALSE statement: A. Most of the bones of the appendicular skeleton are considered “paired bones”. B. Most of the bones of the appendicular skeleton are considered “unpaired bones”. C. Most of the bones of the appendicular skeleton are classified as long bones. D. Most of the bones of the appendicular skeleton act as levers in a “fulcrum-lever-force” relationship. III. Using the blanks provided, fill-in the word or phrase that best fits the description given: ________________________11. This is the term used to refer to the portion of the bony pelvis superior to the pelvic brim, or arcuate line. ________,_______ +_______12. These are the bones that “fuse” to form the acetabulum. ________________________13. This is one of the MAJOR FUNCTIONS of the Appendicular Skeleton. ________________________14. This is the term used to describe the sub-pubic angle in a mature ♀ pelvis. ________________________15. Neither intramembranous nor endochondral, this is the way the patella forms.