#1. Which of the following features of an amphibian are suited for aquatic life?
Moist skin without scales
Possession of wings
Muscular hind limbs
#2. The last two pairs of human ribs are described as floating ribs because;
They are very soft and smooth
They are fused together
They are not attached to the sternum at all
They are very small and light
#3. What happens to insect wings when depressor muscles are relaxed? The wings
Move in three directions
#4. Which of the following is true of an atlas vertebra?
The neural canal is very large
It has a short neural spine
It has a prominent neural spine
The centrum is modified into odontoid process
#5. The following are features found in birds. I) Light bones, ii) webbed feet, iii) Presence of feathers, iv) Streamlined body. Which of the features are adaptations for flight?
iii and iv
¡ and iv
ii and iii
i and ii
#6. Which one of the following ¡s a characteristic of cervical vertebra?
Femur and tibia
Femur and pelvis
Humerus and radius
Humerus and ulna
#7. A tendon is .......
A point where two bones meet
A tissue joining muscle to muscle
A tissue joining bone to bone
A tissue joining bone to muscle
#8. The intervertebral disc refers to ....
The pad between two centra
The soft pad of bone between the thoracic bones
The pad ¡n the centrum of a bone
The cartilage bone in the body
#9. In which of the bones of the fore limbs is the olecranon fossa?
It is the ulna
It is the humerus
It is the tibia
It is the radius
#10. The lumber bones are large and stout. This ¡s because;
They support the large muscles of the back
They support the bones of the limbs
They are the most important bones of the skeleton
They carry the weight of the animal
#11. A vertebra has a short neural spine, a neural canal, and a vertebral arterial canal. From this description, the vertebra belongs to;
#12. Which one of the following is not a function of the verterbral?
It provides mechanical support to the lower part of the body
It provides a firm point of attachment for the pectrol and pelvic girdles
It protects the spinal cord from mechanical injury
It provides posture and support for the upper part of the body
#13. Which one of the following types of skeleton forms an internal supporting system for the body?
#14. The fins which keep a fish in water are the;
Dorsal and pelvic fins
Anal and dorsal fins
Caudal and pelvic fins
Pelvic and pectoral fins
#15. A student noted the following characteristics on a vertebra? i) long neural spine, ii) wide neural canal, iii) short transverse process, The vertebra was;