MCQ Questions for Class 6 Science: Ch 8 Body Movements

MCQ Questions for Class 6 Science: Ch 8 Body Movements

1. A Skeletal System consists of __________
(a) Bones and muscles
(b) Muscles and nerves
(c) Bones and nerves
(d) Bones and cartilages
► (d) Bones and cartilages

2. A cockroach has -------------- pair of legs.
(a) Two
(b) Three
(c) Four
(d) One
► (b) Three

3. Backbone consists of
(a) 13 vertebra
(b) 23 vertebra
(c) 43 vertebra
(d) 33 vertebra
► (d) 33 vertebra

4. The joint which helps in rotating a body in all directions is called _______
(a) Hinge joint
(b) Ball and Socket Joint
(c) Pivot joint
(d) Fixed Joint
► (b) Ball and Socket Joint

5. Which type of movement is possible for the joint at forearm and knee?
(a) Stretching and folding movement.
(b) Side to side movement.
(c) Gliding movement.
(d) Circular movement.
► (a) Stretching and folding movement.

6. The joints between the gum and teeth are:
(a) Fixed joints
(b) Synovial joints
(c) Cartilaginous joints
(d) Perfect joints
► (a) Fixed joints

7. Which joint allows movement in all directions?
(a) Hinge
(b) Pivot
(c) Ball and socket
(d) Gliding
► (c) Ball and socket

8. The streamlined body is found in a _________
(a) Snail
(b) Earthworm
(c) Fish
(d) Jellyfish
► (c) Fish

9. Which of the following organism do not have bone?
(a) Tiger
(b) Earthworm
(c) Fish
(d) Bird
► (b) Earthworm

10. Which part of body is protected by the vertebral column?
(a) Spinal cord
(b) Rib cage
(c) Brain
(d) Heart
► (a) Spinal cord

11. This joint helps the bowler in the game of cricket ---------
(a) Hinge joint
(b) Ball and socket joint
(c) Both (a) and (b)
(d) Slightly movable joint
► (c) Both (a) and (b)

12. ______________ offers least resistance to forward movement through the water by a fish
(a) Strong muscles
(b) Tail and fins
(c) Bones
(d) Streamlined body shape
► (d) Streamlined body shape

13. We need a pair of muscles to move a bone because a muscle
(a) Can only pull
(b) Can only push
(c) Can push and pull
(d) All of these
► (a) Can only pull

14. How many muscle works together to move a bone?
(a) 3
(b) 1
(c) 2
(d) 4
► (c) 2

15. Which parts of the fish helps it to move forward?
(a) Hands and fins
(b) Legs and fins
(c) Gills and fins
(d) Fins and tail
► (d) Fins and tail

16. There are _______joints in our body.
(a) 360
(b) 320
(c) 330
(d) None
► (a) 360

17. There are more than ---------------- muscles in our body.
(a) 550
(b) 500
(c) 600
(d) 625
► (c) 600

18. The number of bones present in an adult human is:
(a) 106
(b) 206
(c) 306
(d) 400
► (b) 206

19. The number of bones in the neck of a giraffe is ________
(a) 70
(b) 50
(c) 7
(d) 10
► (c) 7

20. Which two body systems most directly cause the arm to bend?
(a) Skeletal and muscular
(b) Reproductive and circulatory
(c) Respiratory and excretory
(d) Nervous and digestive
► (a) Skeletal and muscular

21. Muscles are attached to the bones by ________
(a) Nerves
(b) Joints
(c) Tendons
(d) Cartilages
► (c) Tendons

22. Which of these have least number of movable joints
(a) Arms and hands
(b) Backbone
(c) Legs and feet
(d) Skull
► (d) Skull

23. Which of the following is made up of the vertebrae ?
(a) Cartilage
(b) Backbone
(c) Skull
(d) Rib cage
► (b) Backbone

24. Which of the following organisms has a backbone?
(a) Spider
(b) Starfish
(c) Snake
(d) Snail
► (c) Snake

25. Skeletal and muscular systems work together to enable the body to move. What is the main function of the skeletal system in relationship to the muscular system?
(a) To provide attachment points for muscles.
(b) To assist muscles in growth and development.
(c) To produce muscle cells inside the bone marrow.
(d) To produce enzymes that help muscles repair themselves.
► (a) To provide attachment points for muscles.

26. The muscles that support the beating of the heart are the:
(a) Voluntary muscles
(b) Cardiac muscles
(c) Involuntary muscles
(d) Biceps and Triceps
► (b) Cardiac muscles

27. Which of the following joints and their parts enable a bowler to bowl, while playing cricket?
(a) Ball and socket joint at shoulder.
(b) Hinge joint at elbow.
(c) Hinge joint at shoulder.
(d) Ball and socket joint at elbow.
► (a) Ball and socket joint at shoulder.

28. Which of the following part of body help in movement?
(a) Organ and skin
(b) Muscle and bone
(c) Muscle and skin
(d) Organ and bone
► (b) Muscle and bone
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