Anatomy Quiz Chapter 4

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Anatomy Quizzes & Trivia

In the past few weeks we have been able to cover many things about the human body anatomy. Do you believe you understood the last four chapters we covered? Take up this easy quiz and see if you need extra study hours before you hit chapter 5. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which one of the following is not one of the four main tissue categories?
    • A. 

      CONNECTIVE TISSUE

    • B. 

      MUSCLE TISSUE

    • C. 

      NEURAL TISSUE

    • D. 

      EPITHELIAL TISSUE

    • E. 

      OSSEOUS TISSUE

  • 2. 
    THE TISSUE THAT ALWAYS HAS A TOP AND A BOTTOM IS
    • A. 

      APICAL TISSUE

    • B. 

      EPITHELIAL TISSUE

    • C. 

      MUSCLE TISSUE

    • D. 

      CONNECTIVE TISSUE

    • E. 

      BASAL TISSUE

  • 3. 
    FUNCTIONS OF EPITHELIA INCLUDE ALL OF THE FOLLOWING EXCEPT
    • A. 

      ABSORPTION

    • B. 

      PROVIDING PHYSICAL PROTECTION

    • C. 

      PRODUCING SPEALIZED SECREATIONS

    • D. 

      SUPPORTING MUSCLE CELLS

    • E. 

      CONTROLLING PERMEABILITY

  • 4. 
    EPITHELIAL CELLS EXHIBIT MODIFICATIONS THAT ADAPT THEM FOR
    • A. 

      SUPPORT

    • B. 

      CIRCULATION

    • C. 

      CONDUCTION

    • D. 

      SECREATION

    • E. 

      CONTRACTION

  • 5. 
    EPITHELIAL CELLS THAT ARE ADAPTED FOR ABSORPTION OR SECREATION USUALLY HAVE ....... AT THEIR FREE SURFACE
    • A. 

      JUNCTIONAL COMPLEXES

    • B. 

      MITOCHONDRIA

    • C. 

      CONDUCTION

    • D. 

      SECREATON

    • E. 

      CONTRACTION

  • 6. 
    DEAD SKIN CELLS ARE SHED IN THE SHEETS BECAUSE THEY ARE HELD TOGETHER BY SPOTS, SUCH STRONG INTERCELLUAR CONNECTIONS ARE CALLED
    • A. 

      JUNCTIONAL COMPLEXES

    • B. 

      INTERMEDIATE JUNCTIONS

    • C. 

      GAP JUNCTIONS

    • D. 

      DESMOSOMES

    • E. 

      TIGHT JUNCTIONS

  • 7. 
    EPITHELIUM IS CONNECTED TO UNDERLYING CONNECTIVE TISSUE BY
    • A. 

      INTERFACIAL CANALS

    • B. 

      PROTEOGLYCAN

    • C. 

      BASAL LAMINA

    • D. 

      RETICULAR LAMINA

    • E. 

      KERATIN

  • 8. 
    The basic shapes of epithelial cells include all of the following, except   
    • A. 

      Cuboidal.

    • B. 

      Oval.

    • C. 

      Columnar.

    • D. 

      Squamous.

    • E. 

      Both A and B

  • 9. 
    Mesothelium is to the body cavities as endothelium is to the  
    • A. 

      Kidneys.

    • B. 

      Large intestine.

    • C. 

      Urinary bladder.

    • D. 

      Mouth.

    • E. 

      Heart and blood vessels.

  • 10. 
    The epithelia that line body cavities and blood vessels are classified as
    • A. 

      Simple squamous.

    • B. 

      Transitional.

    • C. 

      Stratified squamous.

    • D. 

      Simple cuboidal.

    • E. 

      Stratified cuboidal.

  • 11. 
    Which of the following statements about simple epithelia is false
    • A. 

      They line internal compartments and passageways

    • B. 

      They are avascular.

    • C. 

      They cover surfaces subjected to mechanical or chemical stress.

    • D. 

      They are characteristic of regions where secretion or absorption occurs.

    • E. 

      They afford little mechanical protection.

  • 12. 
    Simple cuboidal epithelium is found  
    • A. 

      Forming the kidney tubules.

    • B. 

      Lining the trachea.

    • C. 

      At the surface of the skin.

    • D. 

      Lining the air sacs of the lungs

    • E. 

      Lining blood vessels.

  • 13. 
    Simple columnar epithelia are found  
    • A. 

      Lining the ducts that drain sweat glands

    • B. 

      Lining the stomach.

    • C. 

      Lining kidney tubules.

    • D. 

      Lining the urinary bladder

    • E. 

      At the surface of the skin.

  • 14. 
    The heart and blood vessels are lined by  
    • A. 

      Simple columnar epithelium

    • B. 

      Pseudostratified columnar epithelium

    • C. 

      Simple cuboidal epithelium.

    • D. 

      Simple squamous epithelium.

    • E. 

      Transitional epithelium.

  • 15. 
    You would find pseudostratified columnar epithelium lining the  
    • A. 

      Surface of the skin.

    • B. 

      Secretory portions of the pancreas.

    • C. 

      Urinary bladder.

    • D. 

      Trachea.

    • E. 

      Stomach.

  • 16. 
    Glands that secrete hormones into the interstitial fluid are  
    • A. 

      Interstitial glands

    • B. 

      Holocrine glands.

    • C. 

      Merocrine glands.

    • D. 

      Endocrine glands.

    • E. 

      Exocrine glands.

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is a type of secretion in which some cytoplasm is lost with the product?  
    • A. 

      Serous

    • B. 

      Holocrine

    • C. 

      Merocrine

    • D. 

      mucus

    • E. 

      Apocrine

  • 18. 
    Connective tissue fibers are produced mainly by  
    • A. 

      Mast cells.

    • B. 

      Macrophages.

    • C. 

      Melanocytes.

    • D. 

      Fibroblasts.

    • E. 

      Adipocytes.

  • 19. 
    Cells that store fat are called
    • A. 

      Macrocytes.

    • B. 

      Melanocytes.

    • C. 

      Adipocytes.

    • D. 

      Podocytes.

    • E. 

      Cellulocytes

  • 20. 
    The framework or stroma of organs such as the spleen, liver, and lymph nodes is made up of ________ tissue.  
    • A. 

      Regular dense connective

    • B. 

      Irregular dense connective

    • C. 

      Loose connective

    • D. 

      Adipose

    • E. 

      Reticular connective

  • 21. 
    The dominant fiber type in dense connective tissue is  
    • A. 

      Elastin

    • B. 

      Connectin.

    • C. 

      Actin.

    • D. 

      Collagen.

    • E. 

      Myosin.

  • 22. 
    Tissues that provide strength and support for areas subjected to stresses from many directions are  
    • A. 

      Tendons.

    • B. 

      Ligaments.

    • C. 

      Areolar tissue.

    • D. 

      Reticular tissues.

    • E. 

      Dense irregular connective tissues.

  • 23. 
    What type of cell makes up almost half the volume of blood
    • A. 

      Platelet

    • B. 

      Monocyte

    • C. 

      Leukocyte

    • D. 

      Phagocyte

    • E. 

      Erythrocyte

  • 24. 
    Chondrocytes are to cartilage as osteocytes are to  
    • A. 

      Epithelium.

    • B. 

      Blood.

    • C. 

      Fat.

    • D. 

      Neural tissue.

    • E. 

      Bone.

  • 25. 
    Cartilage is separated from surrounding tissues by a fibrous  
    • A. 

      Lacunae.

    • B. 

      Perichondrium.

    • C. 

      Periosteum.

    • D. 

      Matrix

    • E. 

      Canaliculi.

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