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Chapter Practice Test

This activity contains 17 questions.

Question 1
1 Which of the following is classified as a fibrous joint?
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Question 2
2 Match the following joint types to their characteristics.

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A bones connected exclusively by ligaments
B bones united by plate of hyaline cartilage
C “peg-in-socket” fibrous joint
D bones united mainly by fibrocartilage
E bony edges interlocked by short fibers
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Question 3
3 All joints of the limbs are classified as __________ joints.
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Question 4
4 Muscle tone is a natural contributor to joint stability.
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Question 5
5 The role of synovial fluid is to __________.
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Question 6
6 Flattened fibrous sacs that reduce friction between adjacent structures are called __________.
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Question 7
7 The term "nonaxial movement" means __________.
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Question 8
8 Extension is the reverse of flexion.
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Question 9
9 __________ refers to movement of the radius around the ulna when the palms of the hands are rotated so that the palms are facing upward.
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Question 10
10 Shrugging one's shoulders primarily involves __________.
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Question 11
11 Which of the following is a condylar joint?
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Question 12
12 Which of the following is NOT a synovial joint?
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Question 13
13 The oblique popliteal ligament __________.
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Question 14
14 Which of the following contributes to instability of the shoulder joint?
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Question 15
15 The depth of the socket in a ball-and-socket joint does not usually affect joint stability.
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Question 16
16 Chewing would involve the __________ joint.
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Question 17
17 The presence of uric acid crystals in the joints is a hallmark of __________.
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