Topicwise Questions - Skeletal System

1. Number of vertebrae in human is

  1. 33
  2. 32
  3. 22
  4. 26

2. The longest bone in the human body is

  1. stapes
  2. humerus
  3. ulna
  4. femur

3. Which of the following connects the Sternum to the ribs?

  1. Bony matter
  2. White fibrous cartilage
  3. Hyaline cartilage
  4. Aerolar tissue

4. Which of the following is generally called a Sprain?

  1. Hairline fracture
  2. Pulling of the ligament
  3. Greenstick fracture
  4. Muscle tear

5. The number of saddle joints in human body is

  1. 10
  2. 8
  3. 4
  4. 2

6. What is the total number of bones found in right upper limb?

  1. 30
  2. 24
  3. 26
  4. 60

7. How many bones are present in human skull?

  1. 42
  2. 32
  3. 12
  4. 22

8. What is the total number of bones in the both the lower limbs of a man?

  1. 58
  2. 56
  3. 60
  4. 54

9. What is the number of floating ribs in humans?

  1. 3 pairs
  2. 2 pairs
  3. 4 pairs
  4. 12 pairs

10. What type of joint is found in wrist?

  1. Saddle joint
  2. Gliding joint
  3. Pivot joint
  4. Hinge joint

11. Which of the following is a Ball and Socket joint

  1. Ankle joint
  2. Elbow joint
  3. Shoulder joint
  4. Thumb joint

12. The branch of medical science which deals with the prevention or correction of the musculoskeletal system is called

  1. Orthopaedics
  2. Odinthology
  3. Gerontology
  4. Oncology

13. Which of the following is a part of the pectoral girdle?

  1. Sternum
  2. Clavicle
  3. Pelvic bone
  4. Hyoid bone

14. What are bone forming cells called?

  1. Osteocytes
  2. Osteoblasts
  3. Osteoclasts
  4. Osteons

15. How many bones does the axial skeleton have?

  1. 72
  2. 48
  3. 126
  4. 80

16. Which of the following is sesamoid bone?

  1. Scapula
  2. Patella
  3. Sternum
  4. Tibia

17. At which place in the human body would you find the hyoid bone?

  1. Hips
  2. Chest
  3. Neck
  4. Knee

18. Which of the following is associated with pain in the lower back in a person?

  1. Thoracic vertebrae
  2. Cervical vertebrae
  3. Coccygeal vertebrae
  4. Lumbar vertebrae

19. Which of the following is NOT a part of the axial skeleton?

  1. Sternum
  2. Vertebral column
  3. Scapula
  4. Skull

20. Which of the following bones of the skull is movable?

  1. Nasal bone
  2. Temporal bone
  3. Maxilla
  4. Mandible

21. Which of the following bones is associated with hip replacement surgery?

  1. Patella
  2. Sternum
  3. Femur
  4. Fibula

22. The total number of facial bones is

  1. 12
  2. 16
  3. 14
  4. 18

23. Which of the following is not associated with the bones in human body?

  1. Production of red blood cells
  2. Control of blood sugar
  3. Protection of internal organs
  4. Storage of minerals

24. Which of the following joints can move in only direction?

  1. Hinge joint
  2. Ball and Socket joint
  3. Gliding joint
  4. Pivot joint

25. The bones of cranium are joined by

  1. Ligaments
  2. Tendons
  3. Sutures
  4. Cartilages