10 most difficult bones riddlesHuman anatomy quiz
Which mammal has more than seven cervical vertebrae (neck bones)?
Almost all mammals have seven neck bones, including giraffes with long necks and whales with short necks. The few exceptions include manatees and two-toed sloths, which each have only six cervical vertebrae, and three-toed sloths with nine cervical vertebrae
Which reptile subgroup is considered extinct?
None of the above are extinct
Synapsids were the largest terrestrial vertebrates in the Permian period, 299 to 251 million years ago, although some of the larger pareiasaurs at the end of Permian could match them in size.
Are there pneumatic bones in the human body?
Yes, it is pelvis
Yes, they are in skull
Yes, thery are in feet
Pneumatic bones are very light, as they contain hollow cells filled with mucous membrane and air. In the human body, pneumatic bones are found only in the skull (the frontal bone, maxilla and mandible, ethmoid bone, temporal bone)
Where in the human body would you find a scaphoid bone?
The scaphoid bone is situated between the hand and forearm on the thumb side of the wrist. Fractures of the scaphoid are the most common of the carpal bone injuries.
How many bones are in a human foot (including ankle)?
The foot may seem simple compared to hand, but its mechanical structure is similarly complex. A foot contains 26 bones, 33 joints (20 of which are actively articulated) and more than a hundred muscles.
How many bones does an adult human have?
At birth, there are over 270 bones in an infant human's body, but many of these fuse together as the child grows (in the skull, vertebral column etc.), leaving a total of 206 separate bones in an adult.