WDYK About the Your Bones?

Our body's most internal and hardest structure is the skeleton. It supports our weight and determines our form. Our bones are some of the greatest determinates of our health and our quality of life. How much do you know about your bones? Take our trivia quiz now and find out!
 
 
How many bones are in our arm?
Three
Two
Six
Nine
 
 
What are the smallest bones in the human body and where would we find them?
In the ear: The hammer, anvil and stirrup
In the ear: The shell, the mallet and the saddle
In the hand: The big hammer, small hammer and the anvil
In the foot: The mallet, the hammer and the anvil
 
 
How many bones does an adult have?
206
318
176
108
 
 
True or False: About a quarter of all bones are in our hands
False
True
 
 
Which of these connects bones to muscles?
Tendons
Lipozoids
Ligatures
Ligaments
 
 
Anatomically, who has more bones in their body?
Adult
Senior
15 year old
Newborn Baby
 
 
What is the largest bone in the human body?
The femur (thighbone)
The tibia (shinbone)
The fibula (lower leg)
The humerus (upper arm)
 
 
Which bone is longer?
The tibia (shinbone)
The fibula (lower leg)
The humerus (upper arm)
The ulna (inner lower arm)
 
 
True or False: Using our bones, one can estimate our height, sex, age and even our ethnicity.
True
False
 
 
How many teeth does the regular adult have?
32
64
24
26
 
 
Which bone is most commonly broken?
The clavicle
The mandible
The ulna
The sternum
 
 
Which type of bone fracture most often leads to death in people over 65?
Hip fracture
Collarbone fracture
Spine fracture
Skull fracture
Shall We Try Again?
Unfortunately, you didn't do quite so well on this one. Learning about our bones is something we'd recommend doing more of since this becomes more of a health risk as time goes by. How about reading a bit about it and trying again?
Not Bad!
You know quite a bit about your bones, it seems, and about keeping them healthy. It's important that we know this well in order to be careful with our bones, they are a crucial resource that doesn't heal as well as the rest of us. You can still get a higher score if you wish to try again or have a look at our answers to learn more.
Excellent!
You've shown an excellent familiarity with your bones. We're delighted to hear this because they are such an important part of our bodies, and the more you know the more you can keep this precious bodily resource safe. Congratulations, you've really ACED THIS QUIZ!
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