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The scapula is roughly triangular in shape. Which of the following are correct terms for the
superior, medial, and lateral borders
The only direct connection between the pectoral girdle and the axial skeleton is where the
clavicle articulates with the manubrium of the sternum
The glenohumeral joint, or shoulder joint, is an articulation between which two bones?
scapula and humerus
Which of these surface features occur on the ulna?
A) radial notch
B) styloid process
D) trochlear notch
E) All of the answers are correct.
There are ________ carpal bones located in the wrist, which form ________ rows of bones in the
The rough surface feature present along the lateral border of the shaft of the humerus is the
The superior border of the ilium that acts as a point of attachment for both ligaments and muscles is
Which surface feature(s) along the ilium mark(s) attachment sites for large hip muscles?
The part of the tibia that is easily felt through the skin is and is known as the shin is the
The hand has 15 phalangeal bones; the foot has 14 phalangeal bones.
The first statement is false but the second statement is true
When standing normally, most of your weight is transmitted to the ground by the
distal ends of the metatarsals and calcaneus.
The condition known as "flat feet" is due to a lower-than-normal longitudinal arch in the foot. A
problem with which of the following would most likely contribute to this condition?
weakness in the ligaments that attach the calcaneus to the distal ends of the metatarsals
Which of the following is not a characteristic of the male pelvis?
angle of pubic arch greater than 100 degrees
The clearest distinction between a male and female skeleton is seen in the characteristics of the
Study of human skeletons can reveal information concerning the person's
B) size and handedness.
D) age and nutritional status.
E) All of the answers are correct
On a field trip you discover a skeleton with the following characteristics: the acetabulum is directed
laterally, the ischial spine points medially, and the angle inferior to the pubic symphysis is less than
90 degrees. The long bones of the arms and legs are relatively light and show epiphyseal plates.
This skeleton is probably from
a young male
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