1. What substances give cartilage its tensile strength?
- Collagen & elastic fibres
- Fibrocollagen fibres
- Ground substance fibres
- Proteoglycan fibres
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2. What are chondroprogenitor cells?
- Repair cells that actively reseal any broken sections of cartilage
- Bone stem cells that lie in the cartilage
- Cartilage stem cells that lie in the inner layers of the perichondrium
- Cartilage respiration cells that produce ATP by a similar mechanism to mitochondria
3. Select the statement which best identifies cartilage.
- A soft, pliable, resilient, non-vascular connective tissue
- A firm, pliable, resilient, non-vascular connective tissue
- A soft, pliable, resilient, vascular connectivetissue
- A firm, non-pliable, resilient, non-vascular connective tissue
4. From what does cartilage initially originate?
- Chondrochymal tissue cells
- Mesenchymal tissue cells
5. Select the statement that correctly identifies a feature/features of fibrocartilage.
- Well developed & very visible perichondrium
- Yellow in its fresh form
- Durable with high tensile strength & resistance to compression
- Strong, resilient and highly elasticated