Quizzes on the axial skeleton

The quizzes below each include 15 multiple-choice identification questions related to the axial skeleton, and includes the following :

The atlas, the axis, the cervical vertebrae, the thoracic vertebrae, the lumbar vertebrae, the sacrum, the coccyx (4 fused coccygeal vertebrae), the frontal bone, the parietal bone, the temporal bone, the occipital bone, the zygomatic bone, the nasal bone, the sphenoid bone, the ethmoid bone, the lacrimal bone, the supraorbital foramen, the infraorbital foramen, the vomer, the mental foramen, the mandible, the maxilla, the thoracic cage, the manubrium, the sternum and the xiphoid process.

If you get a question right the next one will appear automatically, but if you get it wrong the correct answer is given. You'll also get an overall score the end of each quiz.

Learning tip : To get the best from the quizzes start at Quiz 1 for each section, repeat it until you're getting it all correct, then move on to the next quiz.

The axial skeleton - the bones of the head, torso, and pelvic girdle :

The axial skeleton, front view
Front view :

Quiz 1

The axial skeleton, side view
Side view :

Quiz 1

The bones of the human skull
The skull :

Quiz 1

The bones of the human spine
The spine :

Quiz 1

The teeth, dental bones
The teeth :

Quiz 1

Resources :

In this section we've added a few alternative study aids to help you along.