#1. In which of the bones of the fore limbs is the olecranon fossa?
It is the radius
It is the ulna
It is the humerus
It is the tibia
#2. In vertebrates the joint between an axis and atlas vertebrae is known as;
Ball and socket joint
#3. Which one of the following ¡s a characteristic of cervical vertebra?
Humerus and ulna
Femur and pelvis
Humerus and radius
Femur and tibia
#4. The last two pairs of human ribs are described as floating ribs because;
They are very small and light
They are fused together
They are not attached to the sternum at all
They are very soft and smooth
#5. Which one of the following is a characteristic feature of the sacrum?
The bones are flattened out
The bones are fused together
The transverse processes are small and slender
The neural canal is often very large
#6. Which of the following types of skeleton does the earth worm possess?
The bony skeleton.
The internal skeleton
The hydrostatic skeleton
#7. Which one of the following does not aid flight in birds?
#8. What name ¡s given to the longest bone ¡n the human body?
#9. Which one of the following fins provides a major propulsion force ¡n a fish?
#10. Zygopophyses are ......
The bones arising from the centrum
Solid pieces of bone which resist compression forces
Bony projections arising from the vertebra for the attachment of muscles and ligaments
The articulating surfaces between adjacent vertebrae
#11. The femur is connected to the pelvic girdle of a mammal by;
Ball and socket joint
#12. How can the ulna be distinguishes from the radius?
The upper end of ulna is broader than the radius
The upper end of radius is broader than the ulna
The ulna is found in the upper arm whereas the radius is found in hind limb
The ulna is bigger than the radius
#13. Which of the following ¡s the function of the neural canal?
It carries the neural fluid
It carries the spinal cord
It carries the odontoid peg of the axis bone
It supports the body weight
#14. From which of the following regions of the body would you find vertebrae with less developed centra?
#15. Which one of the following is not a function of the verterbral?
It protects the spinal cord from mechanical injury
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 provides posture and support for the upper part of the body