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The Ultimate Skeletal System Quiz!

How much do YOU know about the skeletal system? Are you a bony brainbox or straight-up numbskull? Time to put your skelly skills to the test with this epic quiz!

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Beano Quiz Team
Last Updated:Β  October 25th 2021

Let’s make no bones about it – the human skeleton is an amazing but complicated thing. TIBIA honest, we’ve tried to make this quiz HUMERus, but we hope you learn something too! For more biological boggles, take a peek at our Ultimate Biology Quiz or check out the Ultimate Life Sciences Quiz!

1/20 Skeleton with laughing pineapple

What do you call the place where bones meet each other?

2/20

What age are you when your bones stop growing?

3/20

What is the smallest bone in the human body?

4/20 Bones jokes

What is the largest bone in the human body?

5/20 Man flexing his spine

What are the bones in your spine called?

6/20 Skeleton waving

How many bones are in the (average) adult human body?

7/20 Skeleton

What is the proper name for your β€˜tail bone’?

8/20

Where would you find the patella?

9/20 Skeleton head with googly eyes

What bone protects your brain?

10/20 Skeleton sitting on the sofa

If you add water to bone, you get Jurassic 5 on the microphone. True or false?

11/20 Skeleton relaxing with towel on head

How many bones are there in your spine?

12/20

What is the middle of a bone?

13/20 Skeleton lying down

What does the calcaneus bone do?

14/20 Skeleton looking at their phone

Where would you find the stapes bone?

15/20

How many bones are in your hands and feet combined?

16/20 Skeleton tucking in to a huge sandwich

Your lungs are protected by what?

17/20 Skeleton with a guy wearing a VR headset

What is the biggest joint in the human body?

18/20 Skeleton in front of a clock

What are trabecular bones like?

19/20 Skeleton

Bones are made up of a mixture of minerals, organic matrix, water and… what?

20/20 Teeth all with different faces

Teeth are stronger than bones. True or false?

Oh dear

Oh dear! It seems you think the neck-bone's connected to the knee-bone! You may need to up your biology game if you're to achieve a truly scintillating skeleton score in this quiz! Never mind, why not retake the quiz and improve your score?

Not so hot

Not so hot! While not a total bonehead, you will need to do better if you're to achieve a truly scintillating skeleton score in this quiz! Never mind, why not retake it and improve your score?

Pretty good

Pretty good! While not a PERFECT victory, you're no bonehead - you possess a stack of skeleton skills and you're well on your way to being a bona fide biology boffin. A very respectable result, good job!

Amazing

Amazing! You got a PERFECT score! It's official, you're a true biology brainiac whose scintillating skeleton skills are second to none. An incredible result, great job!