Practice Test


1) The adult human skeleton consists of about _____ bones


2) What are the two parts of skeleton?


3) In which body cavity does RBC production take place?


4) What is the main function of skeleton?


5) Bones act as store house of


6) Which two parts form human endoskeleton?


7) How many bones are present in human axial skeleton?


8) How many bones are present in human skull?


9) Human skull is


10) Which important organ is protected by skull?


11) Which is the movable bone of skull?


12) _____ bone helps in opening and closing of the mouth.


13) Human vertebral column shows how many curvatures?


14) How many vertebrae are there in cervical region?


15) How many vertebrae are present in thoracic region?


16) Vertebral column is also called


17) Human vertebral column consists of a chain of ______ vertebrae.


18) Thoracic cage of man consists of


19) The last two pair of ribs are called


20) Sternum is divided into the following three parts


21) Appendicular skeleton consists of ______ bones


22) Human hand is made up of


23) Number of bones in forelimb and hind limb is the same. It is


24) Find the non - matching pair


25) Number of ribs present in man is


26) Total number of bones in your right arm is


27) Os- innominate or os-coxal is formed by the fusion of


28) In human, coccyx is formed by the fusion of _____ vertebrae


29) Dagger shaped bone present in the human skeleton is


30) Xiphoid process occurs in


31) In man the coccygeal bone is found in the


32) Sella turcica is the


33) In mammals, the lower jaw is made of


34) Half of pelvic girdle is known as


35) Number of bones present in human cranium is


36) Human vertebral column shows


37) In mammals, lower jaw is made of


38) Thoracic region of mammals has______ vertebrae


39) Intervertebral disc is made up of


40) Locomotion refers to the


41) Locomotion in man is


42) Movement from one place to another place is called as


43) By which movement does food move in the intestine?


44) Contraction and relaxation of heart is controlled by


45) Movement in amoeba is performed by


46) Which of the following movements in man are directly concerned with locomotion?


47) Study of structure and function of various joints is called


48) During parturition, which joint allow a smooth movement of foetus?


49) Joints between the bones of skull are called


50) Which of the following joints does not provide any movement?


51) Pubic symphysis is


52) Fibrous joints are


53) Syndesmosis is a


54) The line of fusion at joint in skull is called


55) In newborn, rooffing bones of skull leave six gapes called


56) Suture joint are present between


57) Fibrous joints are present between


58) Peg and socket joint is


59) _____ is /are examples of fibrous joints


60) Suture joint are present between frotal bone and parietal bones is called


61) Suture present between two parietal suture is called


62) Suture present between parietal and occipital bones is called


63) Which suture is present between temporal and parietal bones?


64) Suture are


65) Immovable joints are also called


66) Joints between human skull bones are


67) Gomphosis joints are found


68) Mammalian teeth are


69) The joint of pubic symphysis is an example of


70) The joint between sternum and ribs is


71) Which joint protects spinal cord from mechanical injury?


72) Tendons connect


73) In the ball and socket joint, the friction of two bones is reduced by


74) Syndesmosis connect two bones, e.g


75) Slightly movable joints are also called


76) Inter - phalangeal joints are also called


77) Saddle joint occurs in the region of


78) Pubic symphysis is a/ an ______ joint


79) The epiphysis and diaphysis joints of long bones are called


80) Synchondrosis is


81) Cartilaginous joints


82) _______ joints are also called synarthroses


83) The movable joints in human body are known as


84) What is the function of the synovial fluid?


85) Synovial fluid is present in


86) Which is the largest synovial joint?


87) Synovial joint are functioally called


88) A multiaxial joint is


89) Ball and socket joint is found in


90) When the head of humerus fits into glenoid cavity, then it is


91) Ball and socket joint moves in


92) The joint prone to sprain and dislocation is


93) In the ball and socket joint, the friction of the two bones is reduced by


94) Which of the following type of joint is present in the knee?


95) Which of the following is an example of hinge joint?


96) The type of wrist joint human is


97) Gliding joints are found


98) In synovial joints, the articular surface of bones are covered with


99) A synovial cavity is found in the


100) Condyloid joint occurs between


101) The functional role of synovial fluid is chiefly


102) An example of gliding joint is


103) Which type of joint is an elbow joint?


104) In synovial joints, the ends of bone are covered with


105) Knee joint is


106) The function of synovial fluid includes


107) _____ joint allow uniaxial movement


108) The joint between atlas and axis is


109) Inter- articulated discs are found in


110) Joint which permit free movement of bones are called


111) A bone is connected to another bone by


112) _____ joint allow non - axial movement


113) Which joint has evolutionary significance in human evolution?


114) Joints between carpals are


115) Saddle joint is present between the


116) Saddle joint allows ______ movement


117) Saddle joint resembles the ______ joint


118) Synchondrosis is located between


119) The joint in radius - ulna differ from that in tibia - fibula in


120) The pivot joint allows


121) Joint between atlas and axis is


122) The process that is over second cervical vertebra is termed as


123) Atlanto - occipital joint is between


124) The joint between 1st vertebra and 2nd vertebra is called


125) Head can be turned from side to side because of


126) Total number of muscles in human body are


127) Sarcomere is the distance between


128) Strongest muscle human body is found in


129) Which muscles do not get fatigued?


130) The functional unit of contractile system of a striated muscle is


131) Striated muscles are also called


132) Muscles used in straightening and bending limbs are called as ______ respectively.


133) Antagonistic muscles are


134) The biceps and triceps muscles are found in


135) When a muscle bend one part upon another, it is called


136) Bone formed by the ossification of tendons is called


137) Which part of the mammalian brain controls muscular coordination?


138) Origin of triceps is


139) Involuntary muscle movement brings about


140) Muscles causing movement of food in stomach are


141) Sudden, explosive and sustained contraction is possible in the case of


142) During inspiration what happens to the diaphragm?


143) Muscle that brings the limb towards midline is called


144) A part of muscle attached to the bone which does not move when the muscle contracts is called


145) Biceps are attached with


146) Striated muscles are connected to the bone by


147) The voluntary movement and locomotion depend upon the contraction power of


148) The function of the tendons is


149) A muscle that moves body part towards the body axis is known as


150) Biceps muscle connects humerus with


151) Triceps muscle joins ulna with


152) End of muscle attached to the moving bone of a joint is


153) _____ is also called a flexor muscle


154) To which muscles are flexors antagonistic?


155) During bending of an elbow, _____ contract and triceps relax.


156) Inflammation of joint is called


157) Which of the following is a muscle destroying diease?


158) Inflammation of synovial membrane is seen in


159) In gouty arthritis, which acid get deposited in the joints?


160) Osteoporosis is characterized by


161) Painful inflamed joints due to lack of synovial fluid result in


162) In old age, stiffness of joint is due to the


163) In women after menopause, lack of which hormone causes osteoporosis?


164) The study of bone is called


165) Which is not the function of skeleton?


166) Study of motion of human body is called


167) During locomotion, bones in the skeletal system act as


168) What is the function of fontanelles?


169) Which of the following is an example of fibrous joint?


170) Ellipsoidal joint is found between


171) Type of joint between the human skull bones is


172) The example of synarthrosis is


173) Which of the following joint is present between the pubic bones?


174) Which of the following muscles are under conscious control?


175) Peristalsis along the alimentary canal is due to the activity of


176) When we lift a heavy object


177) During muscle contraction


178) Abductors are antagonistic of


179) The rotation of the arm turning the palm upwards is called


180) Muscle, which brings about the movement of forelimb is


181) The scientific study of muscle is called


182) Cramp occurs due to


183) displacement of intervertebral disc result in


184) Hinge joint are found in


185) Substance that accumulates in a fatigued muscle is