Anatomy & Physiology Ch. 6: Integumentary System

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Integumentary System Quizzes & Trivia

ANATOMY�& PHYSIOLOGY: THE UNITY OF FORM AND FUNCTION Saladin, 4th Ed. (2007) ISBN-13:� 978-0-07-326288-8 ISBN-10:� 0-07-326288-9 �


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The skin is the _____ organ in the body.
  • 2. 
    The skin consists of only two layers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is not directly associated with the skin?
    • A. 

      Stratified squamous epithelium

    • B. 

      Epidermis

    • C. 

      Dermis

    • D. 

      Hypodermis

  • 4. 
    The epidermal layer of skin consists of ______ tissue.
  • 5. 
    The two types of skin are: (include the word 'and' between both answers). Example: abc and  xyz
  • 6. 
    Thick skin has sweat glands but no hair follicles or sebaceous glands.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    As mentioned in question 8, "thick skin" has a thick epidermis. This is due to a very thick layer of dead cells called the _____.
    • A. 

      Stratum lucidum

    • B. 

      Stratum granulosum

    • C. 

      Stratum corneum

    • D. 

      Stratum spinosum

  • 8. 
    Thin skin possesses hair follicles, sebaceous glands, and sweat glands.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Besides those areas covered by thick skin, the rest of the body is covered with thin skin, which has an epidermis layer of ~ _____ mm thick.
  • 10. 
    Skin accounts for ~ _____% of the body weight.
  • 11. 
    The dermis layer consists of _____ tissue.
  • 12. 
    The hypodermis layer is composed of _____ tissue.
  • 13. 
    Skin averages _____ to _____ mm thick and ranges from _____ mm to _____ mm.
    • A. 

      1 to 2; 1 to 6

    • B. 

      1 to 6; 0.5 to 6

    • C. 

      0.5 to 2; 1 to 5

    • D. 

      1 to 2; 0.5 to 6

  • 14. 
    The skin on the _____ is less than 0.5mm.
  • 15. 
    The skin between the shoulder blades is _____ mm thick.
  • 16. 
    Thick skin covers the: (check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Palms

    • B. 

      Soles

    • C. 

      Fingers

    • D. 

      Joints

    • E. 

      Toes

    • F. 

      Scalp

  • 17. 
    Skin is classified as thick or thin based on the relative thickness of the _____ layer alone.
  • 18. 
    The surface layer of the epidermis, consisting of dead cells, is called the: 
    • A. 

      Stratum lucidum

    • B. 

      Stratum granulosum

    • C. 

      Stratum basale

    • D. 

      Stratum corneum

  • 19. 
    Thick skin has an epidermis layer of 5mm.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False