There are some very interesting facts related to a human’s skeletal system. Test your knowledge by trying to answer the below questions. You will find the answers at the bottom of the page. 

Enjoy while your learn more about your bones!

1. What are the two minerals needed for stronger bones?

2. Complete the following sentence

Bones are strong but teeth are -------.

3. The smallest bone in your body is in your ear.

True or False

4. You have 206 bones in total. 106 are in your hands and feet.

True or False

5. Most people have 12 ribs but some have 13.

True or False

6. The longest bone is in your arm.

True or False

7. Is bone a living tissue?

Yes or No

8. What is the biggest joint in your body? 

  1. Vitamin D and Calcium
  2. Stronger
  3. True
  4. True
  5. True - A 13 rib is possible but it is very rare 1% of people are born with it
  6. False – The longest bone is in the thigh and it is called femur and runs from the hip to the knee
  7. True - The collagen in bone constantly replenishes itself. Every year about 10 percent of bone is replaced. As the mineral content in your bones is renewed, we get a new skeleton about every 10 years.
  8. The biggest joint in the body is the knee