How much do you know about your sternum (breast bone) and ribs? Quiz Statistics and Answer Key

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How many pairs of ribs attach to the sternum?
The correct answer is "6"

The collar bones (clavicles) are attached to the sternum.
The correct answer is "True"

Therefore, how many joints are there attached to each side of the sternum (the costal cartilages)?
The correct answer is "7"

The sternum is compost of how many main parts?
The correct answer is "1"

What is NOT a part of the sternum?
The correct answer is "Favea"

The sternum is shaped like the letter ...
The correct answer is "A"

The xiphoid process can snap off from the bottom of the sternum and drive into the liver during CPR (cardiopulmonary res
The correct answer is "True"

What is a sternal foramen?
The correct answer is "A bullet hole in the sternum."

The sternal angle, where the manubrium and body of the sternum (Gladiolus) meet, is also known as 'the angle of Louis'.
The correct answer is "True"

How many pairs of ribs are joined by costal cartilage to the sternum at the last and lowest costal joint?
The correct answer is "1"

"Costo" or "Costal" means anything to do with ribs.
The correct answer is "True"