Anatomy & Physiology For Coders Week 2 Quiz: Integumentary System

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Anatomy & Physiology For Coders Week 2 Quiz: Integumentary System

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Specialized epithelial cells originating fro the nail _____ form your nails.
    • A. 

      Root

    • B. 

      Cells

    • C. 

      Bed

    • D. 

      Base

  • 2. 
    The outermost layer of skin is known as the:
    • A. 

      Subcutaneous fascia

    • B. 

      Dermis

    • C. 

      Corium

    • D. 

      Epidermis

  • 3. 
    Which of the following are important in regulating body temperature?
    • A. 

      Apocrine glands

    • B. 

      Eccrine glands

    • C. 

      Sebaceous glands

    • D. 

      Lipocytes

  • 4. 
    Warts are caused by:
    • A. 

      Papilloma virus

    • B. 

      Keratin

    • C. 

      Varicella virus

    • D. 

      Staphylococcus

  • 5. 
    Approximately how much does the skin weigh?
    • A. 

      15 pounds

    • B. 

      20 pounds

    • C. 

      5 pounds

    • D. 

      40 pounds

  • 6. 
    Hair color is dependent on the amount and type of ______ you produce.
    • A. 

      Minerals

    • B. 

      Follicles

    • C. 

      Melanin

    • D. 

      Keratin

  • 7. 
    Term for any type of hair loss:
    • A. 

      Alopecia

    • B. 

      Baldness

    • C. 

      Melanin

    • D. 

      Hirsutism

  • 8. 
    The outermost layer of skin, composed largely of dead cells, is known as the:
    • A. 

      Carotene

    • B. 

      Stratum basale

    • C. 

      Stratum corneum

    • D. 

      Vascular layer

  • 9. 
    Excessive bruising is also called:
    • A. 

      Folliculitis

    • B. 

      Jaundice

    • C. 

      Ulcer

    • D. 

      Ecchymosis

  • 10. 
    Shingles is caused by:
    • A. 

      Herpes varicella

    • B. 

      Herpes simplex type 1

    • C. 

      Herpes zoster

    • D. 

      Herpes simplex type 2

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is a burn that damages only the epidermis?
    • A. 

      1st degree

    • B. 

      2nd degree

    • C. 

      3rd degree

    • D. 

      4th degree

  • 12. 
    A skin inflammation with redness, vesicles, scales, crusting, and pustules is known as:
    • A. 

      Decubitus ulcer

    • B. 

      Urticaria

    • C. 

      Eczema

    • D. 

      Psoriasis

  • 13. 
    The "Rule of _________" is a system devised to assess the amount of body surface affected by a burn.
    • A. 

      Injury

    • B. 

      Nines

    • C. 

      Many

    • D. 

      Five

  • 14. 
    The integumentary system plays an important role in regulating the body's ________.
    • A. 

      Environment

    • B. 

      Composition

    • C. 

      Elasticity

    • D. 

      Temperature

  • 15. 
    ____________ is an eruption of extremely painful vesicles that occur in a band-like pattern along the course of a spinal nerve pathway.
    • A. 

      Scabies

    • B. 

      Pediculosis

    • C. 

      Herpes zoster

    • D. 

      Acne vulgaris

  • 16. 
    This type of gland secretes oil for the skin and hair.
    • A. 

      Sebaceous gland

    • B. 

      Sudoriferous gland

    • C. 

      Eccrine gland

    • D. 

      Apocrine gland

  • 17. 
    The condition of yellow jaundice occurs when the body builds up excess __________.
    • A. 

      Carotene

    • B. 

      Melanin

    • C. 

      Freckles

    • D. 

      Bilirubin

  • 18. 
    Collagenous and elastic fibers of the _______ make it possible for the skin to flex with movement of the body.
    • A. 

      Subcutaneous

    • B. 

      Dermis

    • C. 

      Epidermis

    • D. 

      Fascia

  • 19. 
    Connective tissue of the skin is developed from __________.
    • A. 

      Melanocytes

    • B. 

      Fibroblasts

    • C. 

      Collagen

    • D. 

      Fascia

  • 20. 
    After a severe burn, a patient may require a(n) ________, in which skin is removed from an unaffected area of his/her body and moved to the burned area.
    • A. 

      Antibacterial patch

    • B. 

      Heterograft

    • C. 

      Donor site

    • D. 

      Autograft

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