Quick Quiz on bones

English: xray of toe bones Deutsch: Röntgenbil...
English: xray of toe bones Deutsch: Röntgenbild der Zehenknochen (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

How many bones in the human body?

  • 56
  • 123
  • 206
  • 420

We are born with less bones than an adult

  • True
  • False

Tip: Unfortunately, after a certain age we do not grow bones nor teeth.

What is the total mass of the skeleton in an adult?

  • Less than 5 pounds
  • 10 pounds
  • 20 pounds
  • More than 30 pounds

What are the three types of bone cells?

Tip: they all start with ”osteo”

How many vertebrae do we have?

  • 16
  • 26
  • 31

Tip: less than a mouse

And how many ribs?

  • 16
  • 24
  • 38

Tip: Elephants normally have 20

How many bones in our arms and legs?

Tip: human beings usually have two arms and 2 legs…

How many bones in a human foot?

  • 15
  • 26
  • 38
  • 45

Tips: probably more than you would think

How many bones in one ear?

  • none, it is only cartilage
  • 3
  • 8
  • 16

Tip: ask Van Gogh, but speak loud.

Which homeopathic medicines have an action on bones?

  • Calcarea phosphorica
  • Phosphorus
  • Calcarea fluorica
  • Silicea
  • Radium bromatum
  • Symphytum
  • Hekla lava
  • Aurum metallicum
  • All of them

Which homeopathic medicines have an action on osteoporosis?

  • Calcarea phosphorica
  • Phosphorus
  • Calcarea fluorica
  • Silicea
  • Radium bromatum


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