Chapter 7 Appendicular Skeleton

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1

The layman's name for the scapula is the collarbone.

T
F

False

2

The fibula is the major weight-bearing bone of the leg.

T
F

False

3

Which bone contains areas of diaphysis and epiphysis, a tuberosity near its middle, and is proportionally more compact than spongy bone?

talus
parietal bone
humerus
cervical vertebra

humerus

4

The "true wrist" or carpus consists of ________.

radial and ulnar styloid processes

a group of eight short bones united by ligaments

the metacarpals

the phalanges

a group of eight short bones united by ligaments

5

The most common site of fracture in the humerus is the anatomical neck.

True
False

False

6

Body weight is carried primarily by the talus and calcaneus.

T
F

True

7

In women of childbearing age, the dimensions of the true pelvis are of utmost importance.

T
F

True

8

The pelvic girdle does not include the ________.

ischium
pubis
ilium
femur

femur

9

Which portion of the fibula articulates with the talus?

lateral malleolus
calcaneus
medial malleolus
head

lateral malleolus

10

Which of the following bones is not weight bearing?

tibia
femur
fibula
talus

fibula

11

The articulation that most closely resembles a hinge in the body involves which bones?

femur-tibia
humerus-ulna
humerus-radius
femur-fibula

humerus-ulna

12

The antebrachium is composed of which of the following two bones?

the humerus and the radius
the humerus and the clavicle
the scapula and the clavicle
the radius and the ulna

the radius and the ulna

13

Which bone is in direct contact with the first metatarsal?

lateral cuneiform
calcaneus
medial cuneiform
cuboid

medial cuneiform

14

The shallow socket of the shoulder joint restricts the movement of the humerus but does increase the stability of the joint.

T
F

False

15

In the anatomical position, the lateral forearm bone is the radius.

T
F

True

16

Which portion of the fibula articulates with the talus?

calcaneus
medial malleolus
lateral malleolus
head

lateral malleolus

17

The shallow socket of the shoulder joint restricts the movement of the humerus but does increase the stability of the joint.

T
F

False

18

Which forms the largest portion of the coxal bone?

pubis
ischium
ilium
pelvic

ilium

19

The ischium articulates with both the ilium and the pubis.

T
F

True

20

Body weight is carried primarily by the talus and calcaneus.

T
F

True

21

Which bone contains areas of diaphysis and epiphysis areas, a tuberosity near its middle, and is proportionally more compact than spongy bone?

parietal bone
cervical vertebra
talus
humerus

humerus