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This activity contains 30 questions.

Question 1
1 A ligamentous connection, such as that between the bones of the lower leg, is called a:
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Question 2
2 A movement towards the midline of the body is called:
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Question 3
3 A synovial joint is an example of a(n):
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Question 4
4 A twisting motion of the foot that turns the sole inward is called:
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Question 5
5 An immovable joint is:
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Question 6
6 Bursae may be located in all but which of the following areas?
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Question 7
7 Decreasing the angle between bones is called:
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Question 8
8 In an monoaxial articulation:
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Question 9
9 Osteoarthritis is considered:
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Question 10
10 The joint at the base of the thumb is an example of a(n) _______ joint.
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Question 11
11 The joint that permits the greatest range of mobility of any joint in the body is the ________ joint.
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Question 12
12 The ligaments that limit the anterior-posterior movement of the femur and maintain the alignment of the femoral and tibial condyles are the ______ ligaments.
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Question 13
13 Which of the following is NOT a function of synovial fluid?
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Question 14
14 The epiphyseal growth plate is an example of a(n):
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Question 15
15 Why are there no blood vessels inside the joint cavity of synovial joints?
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Question 16
16 Which of the following is not a synovial joint?
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Question 17
17 Which of the following is ONLY possible at the thumb?
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Question 18
18 All of the following are structural classifications of joints, except:
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Question 19
19 Which of the following joints have a joint space?
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Question 20
20 "Weeping lubrication" is caused by the _______________ in a synovial joint.
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Question 21
21 Which of the following factors would NOT provide stability to a synovial joint?
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Question 22
22 What percent of their length can ligaments be stretched and not snap?
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Question 23
23 Which of the following movements is considered the simplest synovial joint movement?
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Question 24
24 Which of the following movements is an example of circumduction movement?
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Question 25
25 Which of the following forces to the knee would be the most dangerous?
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Question 26
26 The "superstabilizer" of the shoulder joint is the:
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Question 27
27 Which of the following factors contribute the most to the stability of the hip joint?
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Question 28
28 Which of the following provides the most stability to the elbow?
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Question 29
29 "Water on the knee" is caused by:
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Question 30
30 The release of the enzyme metalloproteinase is thought to contribute to the development of:
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