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  • 1. A Question of…. Skeletons!!
  • 2. 1. 9. 2. 6. 12. 5. 11. 10. 4. 3. 8. 7.
  • 3. How are the bones attached to muscles? By tendons
  • 4. What are the three main functions of our skeleton? Support, Protection, Movement.
  • 5. What is the name of the liquid that fills the gap in joints? Synovial fluid.
  • 6. What happens to the shape of a muscle when it contracts? It gets shorter and fatter
  • 7. What is the name of the shortest bone in the body? The stapes
  • 8. How are bones attached to other bones? Ligaments
  • 9. What is the medical term for a broken bone? A fracture
  • 10. How many bones does the average adult have? 206
  • 11. Which part of our skeleton protects the heart and lungs? The ribcage
  • 12. Which part of our skeleton is the body’s main support? The backbone.
  • 13. What is the name of the longest bone in our body? The femur
  • 14. Why do we need cartilage in our joints? To stop the ends of the bones wearing away.