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Chapter 6 Self Quiz



Part A

True/False

Indicate whether the statement is true or false.
 

 1. 

Bones are made from cells.
 

 2. 

The ribs protect the lungs and heart.
 

 3. 

Calcium is stored in the blood.
 

 4. 

The bone marrow makes cartilage.
 

 5. 

The hair and nails are part of the skin.
 

Part B

Matching
Match each body structure with the correct description. Identify the letter for the correct description on the line beside the organ.
 
 
a.
prevents bone ends from wearing out
c.
connects muscles to bones
b.
connects bones to bones
 

 6. 

ligament
 

 7. 

cartilage
 

 8. 

tendon
 

Part C

Multiple Choice

Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 9. 

How many pairs of ribs do you have?
a.
24
b.
6
c.
12
 

 10. 

What does the skull protect?
a.
the heart
b.
the brain
c.
the lungs
 

 11. 

Which organ is a muscle?
a.
the diaphragm
b.
the lungs
c.
the liver
 

Part D

Complete the Sentences

Use the following words to complete the sentences. You can use both words more than once.

involuntary       voluntary     
 

 12. 

The heart is made from _____________________ muscles.
 

 

 13. 

You can control your ______________________ muscles by thinking.
 

 

 14. 

The muscles of the legs are _____________ muscles.
 

 

 15. 

The digestion of food is controlled by __________________ muscles.
 

 

Part E

Answer the Question
Use sentences to answer the question.
 

 16. 

How does your arm bend and straighten at your elbow?
 



 
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