Don’t let this quiz get under your skin! We’re investigating skeletons, but don’t get spooked. Get those bones moving and see if you can get full marks.
#1. How many ribs do people typically have?
Most people have 12 pairs of ribs, but some people have more or fewer ribs.
#2. Hitting it feels strange, but what is a funny bone really?
What is commonly called the funny bone is actually the ulnar nerve, one of the biggest nerves in the arm.
#3. True or false? Most of your blood cells are made inside your bones.
True. The marrow inside your bones is the main site where your body makes blood cells.
#4. Where would you find a patella bone?
The patella is a kneecap.
#5. How many long bones are commonly found in a human arm?
3. The humerus bone runs from the shoulder to the elbow, and the radius and ulna bones run from the elbow to the wrist.
Congratulations! You are a real science whiz!
Oh dear! Better brush up before the next quiz!
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