WONDER #2110: What Happens When You Break a Bone?

Question 1 of 3

When a bone breaks, it is called a what?

  1. fraction
  2. traction
  3. fracture
  4. tincture

Question 2 of 3

If a broken bone sticks through the skin, it’s known as what type of fracture?

  1. open
  2. closed
  3. grisly
  4. greenstick

Question 3 of 3

Doctors use what to determine if a bone is broken and, if so, what type of fracture it is?

  1. MRI
  2. CAT Scan
  3. x-ray
  4. microscope

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