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Grade 8 Skin, Skeleton, and Muscles
Grade 8 Skin, Skeleton, and Muscles
What are the functions of the skeletal system?
  1. provides framework for the body and protective shields for softer tissues
  2. gives support
  3. serves as attachments for muscles
  4. acts with muscles when body parts move
  5. all of the above
  6. none of the above
Grade 8 Skin, Skeleton, and Muscles
Which is NOT a function of the skeletal system?
  1. production of red blood cells
  2. storage of fat and calcium
  3. protection of the body's organs
  4. help with movement
  5. support of the body
  6. digestion of food
Grade 8 Skin, Skeleton, and Muscles
In what way do tendons and ligaments differ?
  1. Ligaments connect muscles to bones, and tendons connect bones to bones.
  2. Ligaments connect muscles to muscles, and tendons connect muscles to bones.
  3. Ligaments connect bones to bones, and tendons connect muscles to bones.
  4. Ligaments connect tendons to tendons, and tendons connect ligaments to bones.
Grade 8 Skin, Skeleton, and Muscles
Which tissue covers your body as well as many organs?
  1. muscle tissue
  2. nervous tissue
  3. epithelial tissue
Grade 8 Skin, Skeleton, and Muscles
The skeleton in the human body serves the purpose of the
  1. movement of the body.
  2. transport of materials to the body.
  3. support and protection of soft body parts.
Grade 8 Skin, Skeleton, and Muscles
Bones, cartilage, and the ligaments that hold bones together make up the
  1. skeletal system.
  2. cardiovascular system.
  3. joints.
  4. tendons.
Grade 8 Skin, Skeleton, and Muscles
Which tissue contracts to move blood?
  1. muscle tissue
  2. nervous tissue
  3. epithelial tissue
Grade 8 Skin, Skeleton, and Muscles
Ligaments are connective tissue that
  1. make blood cells.
  2. carry signals from nerves.
  3. connect bones to bones.
  4. connect muscle to bones.
Grade 8 Skin, Skeleton, and Muscles
Grade 8 Skin, Skeleton, and Muscles
Grade 8 Skin, Skeleton, and Muscles
Grade 8 Skin, Skeleton, and Muscles
Grade 8 Skin, Skeleton, and Muscles
Grade 8 Skin, Skeleton, and Muscles
Muscles can be found in different parts of the body, such as the
  1. heart, brain, and skeletal muscle.
  2. heart, blood vessel walls, and bones.
  3. heart, skeletal muscle, and blood vessel walls.
  4. skeletal muscle, blood vessel walls, and pancreas.
Grade 8 Skin, Skeleton, and Muscles
Grade 8 Skin, Skeleton, and Muscles
What are the three layers of the skin?
  1. dermis, the epilepsy, and fatty layer
  2. dermis, epidermis, and fatty layer
  3. dermis, epidermis, and fatty butter
  4. hermes, the epilepsy, and fatty popcorn
  5. first, second, and third
Grade 8 Skin, Skeleton, and Muscles
Grade 8 Skin, Skeleton, and Muscles
The skin, or                   , is composed of several types of tissues.
  1. serous membrane
  2. mucous membrane
  3. cutaneous membrane
  4. synovial membrane
Grade 8 Skin, Skeleton, and Muscles
Which type of tissue is found in the joints in your bones?
  1. nervous
  2. connective
  3. epithelial
  4. muscle
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