Fill in the blanks (i) Our skeleton consists of bones ________ and ___________ (ii) ___________ is the chief component of our skeleton (iii) Shape wise the bones can be classified as ________, ________, ________ and ________ (iv) The central hollow part of the long bones is known as ________ (v) A bone becomes soft and flexible when placed in dilute ________
Mention if the following statements are true (T) or false (F)
(i) Humerus of the upper arm is the longest bone. T/F
(ii) Axial skeleton incudes shoulder and hip girdles T/F
(iii) There are 10 vertebrae in the neck T/F
(iv) There are three kinds of ribs – true, false and floating T/F
(v) The shoulder girdle is large and trough-shaped T/F
Match the bones (Column I) with the kind of joint (Column II)
Column I (Bones) Column II (Joint)
(i) Humerus and shoulder girdle (a) Partially movable
(ii) Two adjacent vertebrae (b) Gliding
(iii) Skull and upper end (c) Immovable
of the backbone
(iv) Bones of brain box (d) Ball and socket
(v) Rib and breast bone (e) Pivot
Which one of the following categories of vertebrae are correctly numbered (a) Cervical - 7 (b) Thoracic - 10 (c) Lumbar - 4 (d) Sacral - 4
Human skeleton altogether contains 213 bones. Which of these are the 6 bones? (a) Neck vertebrae (b) Ear ossicles (c) Carpals (d) Metacarpals
Name the parts of the skeleton where the following are located: Transverse process, glenoid cavity, shoulder-blade, acetabulum.
Just as the humerus corresponds to femur, what bones correspond to tarsals, metacarpals, ulna and radius respectively?
Some people in old age complain of stiff joints. What do you think could be a possible reason for it?
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