Appendicular Skeleton Anatomy
Appendicular Skeleton Anatomy

Appendicular Skeleton Anatomy

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Appendicular Skeleton Anatomy Q1

The appendicular skeleton is associated with which function?

A

protection of the internal organs

B

interaction with the environment

C

organizing the structural center of the body

D

all of the above are correct

Appendicular Skeleton Anatomy Q2

Match each bone to its description.

Premise
Response
1

Articulates with the clavicle and humerus.

A

Clavicle

2

Helps to keep the shoulders in place; connects upper arm to the body.

B

Scapula

3

Provides attachments for muscles that move the shoulder and the chest at the proximal end and articulates with the radius and ulna.

C

Radius

4

Provides attachment for muscles that bend the arm at the elbow and ligaments that allow movement of the wrist.

D

Ulna

5

Provides attachment for muscles that straighten the arm at the elbow and ligaments that allow movement of the wrist.

E

Humerus

Appendicular Skeleton Anatomy Q3

Match each bone to its description.

Premise
Response
1

Connects the bones of the lower limbs to the axial skeleton.

A

Fibula

2

Provides attachment for muscles of the lower limbs and buttocks; distal end articulates with the tibia.

B

Femur

3

Articulates with the fibula on the lateral side; articulates with the patella on the anterior side.

C

Ulna

4

Forms the lateral part of the ankle joint.

D

Ilium

5

Supports movement of the knee joint.

E

Tibia

Appendicular Skeleton Anatomy Q4

Which of the following attaches to the vertebral column and the lower limbs?

A

Patella

B

Sternal girdle

C

Pelvic girdle

D

Pectoral girdle

Appendicular Skeleton Anatomy Q5

The ______________ is on the medial side of the lower leg and the ______________ is on the medial side of the forearm.

A

ulna; radius

B

tibia; ulna

C

tibia; fibula

D

fibula; radius

Appendicular Skeleton Anatomy Q6

Indicate whether the following term represents a bone in the axial or appendicular skeleton grouping, or indicate that it is not a bone at all.

Mandible

A

Appendicular

B

Axial

C

Not a bone

Appendicular Skeleton Anatomy Q7

Indicate whether the following term represents a bone in the axial or appendicular skeleton grouping, or indicate that it is not a bone at all.

Tibula

A

Appendicular

B

Axial

C

Not a bone

Appendicular Skeleton Anatomy Q8

Indicate whether the following term represents a bone in the axial or appendicular skeleton grouping, or indicate that it is not a bone at all.

Clavicle

A

Appendicular

B

Axial

C

Not a bone

Appendicular Skeleton Anatomy Q9

Indicate whether the following term represents a bone in the axial or appendicular skeleton grouping, or indicate that it is not a bone at all.

Sternum

A

Appendicular

B

Axial

C

Not a bone

Appendicular Skeleton Anatomy Q10

Indicate whether the following term represents a bone in the axial or appendicular skeleton grouping, or indicate that it is not a bone at all.

Radius

A

Appendicular

B

Axial

C

Not a bone

Appendicular Skeleton Anatomy Q11

Indicate whether the following term represents a bone in the axial or appendicular skeleton grouping, or indicate that it is not a bone at all.

Ulna

A

Appendicular

B

Axial

C

Not a bone

Appendicular Skeleton Anatomy Q12

Indicate whether the following term represents a bone in the axial or appendicular skeleton grouping, or indicate that it is not a bone at all.

Hydro

A

Appendicular

B

Axial

C

Not a bone

Appendicular Skeleton Anatomy Q13

Indicate whether the following term represents a bone in the axial or appendicular skeleton grouping, or indicate that it is not a bone at all.

Vertebrae

A

Appendicular

B

Axial

C

Not a bone

Appendicular Skeleton Anatomy Q14

Indicate whether the following term represents a bone in the axial or appendicular skeleton grouping, or indicate that it is not a bone at all.

Scapula

A

Appendicular

B

Axial

C

Not a bone

Appendicular Skeleton Anatomy Q15

Indicate whether the following term represents a bone in the axial or appendicular skeleton grouping, or indicate that it is not a bone at all.

Patella

A

Appendicular

B

Axial

C

Not a bone

Appendicular Skeleton Anatomy Q16

Indicate whether the following term represents a bone in the axial or appendicular skeleton grouping, or indicate that it is not a bone at all.

Fibia

A

Appendicular

B

Axial

C

Not a bone

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