Skeleton Movement and Locomotion Very Short Answer Biology Class-9 ICSE Selina Publishers

Skeleton Movement and Locomotion Very Short Answer Biology Class-9 ICSE Selina Publishers Solutions Chapter-12. Step By Step ICSE Selina Concise Solutions of Chapter-12 Skeleton Movement and Locomotion with Exercise-12 including MCQs, Very Short Answer Type, Short Answer Type, Long Answer Type and Structured/Application Questions Solved Visit official Website CISCE for detail information about ICSE Board Class-9.

Skeleton Movement and Locomotion Exe-12 Very Short Answer Biology Class-9 ICSE Concise Selina Publishers

Board ICSE
Publications Selina Publication
Subject Biology
Class 9th
Chapter-12 Skeleton Movement and Locomotion
Book Name Concise
Topics Solution of B. Very Short Answer Type
Academic Session 2023-2024

B. Very Short Answer Type 

Skeleton Movement and Locomotion Class-9 Biology Concise Solutions  

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Question 1.

Name the parts of the skeleton where the following are located: transverse process, glenoid cavity, shoulder-blade, acetabulum.



of the


Transverse process Neural arches in vertebra
Glenoid cavity Pectoral girdle
Shoulder-blade Shoulder girdle
Acetabulum Pelvic girdle


Question 2.

Name any two parts of your body where the supporting skeleton is made of cartilage instead of bone.


  1. External Ear
  2. Tip of the nose

Question 3.


(a) Three main constituents of the human skeleton.

(b) Two main divisions of the human skeleton.

(c) Four parts of Axial skeleton.

(d) Five regions of vertebral column.

(e) Four kinds of freely movable joints.


(a) Bones, Cartilages and Ligaments

(b) Axial skeleton and Appendicular skeleton

(c) Skull, Vertebral Column, Sternum, Ribs

(d) Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar, Sacrum, Coccyx

(e) Gliding joint, Pivot joint, Hinge joint, Ball and Socket joint.

Question 4.

Name the following :

(a) A joint which allows movements in all directions.

(b) The first vertebra of the vertebral column.

(c) A large hole at the back of cranium through which the spinal cord emerges out.

(d) The muscles which cause opposing movements.

(e) The fluid found between the two bones of freely movable joints.


(a) Ball and socket joint

(b) Atlas

(c) Foramen Magnum

(d) Antagonistic Muscles

(e) Synovial fluid

Question 5.

The first pair indicates the kind of relationship that exists between the first two terms. Rewrite and complete the second pair on a similar basis :

(a) Humerus : Glenoid cavity :: Femur : ……………

(b) Thoracic vertebrae : 12 : …………… : 7

(c) Wrist : Carpals :: Ankle : ……………

(d) Biceps : Flexor :: Triceps : ……………

(e) Brain : Cranium :: Spinal cord : ……………


(a) Humerus : Glenoid cavity :: Femur : Articular Cavity

(b) Thoracic vertebrae : 12 : Cervical : 7

(c) Wrist : Carpals :: Ankle : Tarsal

(d) Biceps : Flexor :: Triceps : Extensor

(e) Brain : Cranium :: Spinal cord : Vertebral column

Question 6.

Write the technical terms for each of the following :

(a) Knee cap

(b) Shoulder blade

(c) Collar bone

(d) Breast bone

(e) Bones in the palm


(a) Knee cap — Patella

(b) Shoulder blade — Scapula

(c) Collar bone — Clavicle

(d) Breast bone — Sternum

(e) Bones in the palm — Metacarpals

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