Histology Mcq

460 Questions  I  By Mysticalraine on June 22, 2012

  

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1.  Which of the following is a receptor for fine touch which is located in the dermis?
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2.  Which layer of the gastrointestinal tract contains the gut associated lymphatic tissue?
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3.  What type of epithelium lines the trachea?
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4.  Which type of neuron is also called an internuncial neuron?
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5.  What is the primary cell of the intestinal epithelium of the large intestine?
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6.  A sarcomere is defined as the segment from _____ to ____?
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7.  The colloquialism "gray matter" refers to somebody using his intellect or reasoning ability. In reality, what is gray matter?
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8.  What are the mineral crystals in bone called?
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9.  What is a gland called if it has an unbranched duct?
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10.  Which layer of the epidermis contains star shaped cells?
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11.  What region is made of thin filaments?
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12.  Which type of bone has spicules?
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13.  Which type of cartilage forms the articular surface on bones?
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14.  Which of the following is composed of dense irregular connective tissue?
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15.  Which of the following would be best suited to differentiate collagen fibers from other fibers ?
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16.  What type of basic tissue type is bone?
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17.  What is the limiting membrane of a cell?
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18.  Which connective tissue cell type contains properties of smooth muscle cells?
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19.  Which microscope would be particularly useful for looking at living cells?
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20.  Where is the primary site for absorption of nutrients?
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21.  What are neurons in the retina?
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22.  What cells of the pancreas secrete glucagon?
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23.  What is the space between the liver sinusoids and the hepatocytes called?
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24.  What type of tissue makes up the dermis of the skin?
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25.  What surrounds a nerve?
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26.  What type of epithelium is associated with goblet cells?
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27.  What cells of the pancreas secrete insulin?
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28.  Which of the following are considered to be part of the meninges?
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29.  What is the space that an osteocyte rests in?
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30.  Which of the following would be best suited to visualize reticular fibers?
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31.  Which of the following can be classified as "connective tissue proper"?
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32.  Which of the following is an acid dye?
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33.  What type of tissue lines blood vessels?
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34.  Which cranial nerve is responsible for taste to the anterior 2/3 of the tongue?
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35.  TA new miracle skin cream recently hit the beauty counters which is suppose to stimulate collagen production. Which cell is it supposedly stimulating?
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36.  What is the innervation of an eccrine sweat gland?
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37.  Which of the following is composed of stratified squamous epithelium?
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38.  What surrounds a bundle of nerve fibers?
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39.  What are the collagen fibers that extend into bone at an angle called?
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40.  What is the a small clear space within a cell?
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41.  Which of the following stain blue with H&E stain?
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42.  Which type of cartilage is characterized by the presence of thick bundles of collagen fibers?
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43.  The papillary layer is part of which layer?
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44.  What forms the articular surface on bones?
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45.  During the preparation of a routine H&E slide, what allows the tissue to be visualized?
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46.  What type of muscle probably predominates in Charles Atlas, the worlds most famous power weight lifter?
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47.  What is the opening of the pancreatic duct into the duodenum?
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48.  Which cell is a mechanoreceptors?
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49.  What are Sudan stains used primarily for?
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50.  During the preparation of a routine H&E slide, what step occurs after the tissue is preserved?
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51.  What is Wright's stain used primarily for?
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52.  What is a receptor in muscle?
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53.  Which cell type is responsible for bone breakdown?
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54.  What do you call the space where a chondrocyte sits in?
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55.  What is a characteristic of the cells in the epidermis of the skin?
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56.  What type of tissue is a ligament composed of?
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57.  What type of tissue makes up the dermis of the skin?
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58.  What type of epithelial cells are as tall as they are wide?
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59.  What color does hematoxylin stain structures?
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60.  What is the surface layer of masticatory mucosa composed of?
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61.  What is also called a low resistance junction?
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62.  What is the innervation of an eccrine sweat gland?
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63.  What is the central portion of a tooth called?
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64.  What forms the epiphyseal growth plate?
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65.  Which fiber type uses more aerobic metabolism?
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66.  Which of the following can be classified as "embryonic connective tissue"?
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67.  What is another term for the valve of Kerckring?
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68.  What are the folds on the inner mitochodrial membrane called?
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69.  What is a collection of nerve cell bodies outside of the central nervous system called?
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70.  What is bone formation called when the bone is formed from a cartilage template?
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71.  What are the small tunnels seen in bone?
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72.  Which type of cartilage is found in the larynx?
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73.  Which layer of the epidermis has cells which have keratohyaline granules?
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74.  What type of tissue lines most of the gastrointestinal tract?
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75.  What type of muscle has intercalated discs?
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76.  What is the lymphatic capillary within a villus of the small intestine called?
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77.  What structure is called yellow cartilage?
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78.  What cell is involved in bone resorption?
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79.  What is the outer connective tissue covering of a muscle?
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80.  What is the dura mater composed of?
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81.  What is the covering of a bone?
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82.  What color do elastic fibers stain with Verhoeff Elastic stain?
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83.  Where does cartilage come from?
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84.  What is the connective tissue covering which surrounds cartilage?
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85.  Which organelle contains detoxifying enzymes?
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86.  What is the cell body of a neuron called?
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87.  Which of the following is not associated with connective tissue?
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88.  What is the cytoplasm of a muscle cell?
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89.  What type of epithelium has dome shaped cells on the apical surface?
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90.  Which region are goblet cells most numerous?
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91.  Which of the following is NOT a membranous organelle?
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92.  Which structures are part of the portal triad?
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93.  Which of the following would be best suited for peripheral blood smears?
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94.  What is the space called that is located at the portal canal between the hepatocytes and connective tissue?
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95.  What is the turret?
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96.  What are the spicules on spongy bone called?
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97.  Where is the cerebrospinal fluid?
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