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Being a person with adequate knowledge on anatomy they have to have had long study hours in preparation for their careers. The quiz below is designed to test how well you understood chapter five. Give it a try and see how high you score. All the best in your studies!


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  • 1. 
    The condition known as erythema, the skin takes on a(n) ________ color. 
    • A. 

      Red

    • B. 

      Blue

    • C. 

      Orange

    • D. 

      Yellow

    • E. 

      Black

  • 2. 
    ________ is a pigment found in vegetables that can make the skin appear orange or yellow
    • A. 

      Carotene

    • B. 

      Albino

    • C. 

      Melanoma

    • D. 

      Rickets

  • 3. 
    Hairs are produced within organs called ________.  
    • A. 

      Hair roots

    • B. 

      Hair follicles

    • C. 

      Languno

    • D. 

      Cyanosis

  • 4. 
    ________ are fine hairs (like "velvet") that lack pigment and cover much of the body surface
    • A. 

      Rickets

    • B. 

      Lanugo

    • C. 

      Keloid

    • D. 

      Blister

  • 5. 
    The substance called sebum is commonly known as ________.  
    • A. 

      Sweat

    • B. 

      Hair

    • C. 

      Thick

    • D. 

      Oil

    • E. 

      Blister

  • 6. 
    A deficiency disease that illustrates the effect of integumentary system function on the structure of the skeletal system is ________.
    • A. 

      Rickets

    • B. 

      Melanoma

    • C. 

      Vitamin d defiecency

  • 7. 
    A thickened area of scar tissue that is covered by a shiny, smooth epidermal surface is called a(n) ________.  
    • A. 

      Blister

    • B. 

      Scar

    • C. 

      Keloid

    • D. 

      Tissue cell

  • 8. 
    A fibrin clot that is formed over a skin wound is called a(n) ________.  
    • A. 

      Keloid

    • B. 

      Scab

    • C. 

      Tissue cells

    • D. 

      Scar

  • 9. 
    The combination of fibrin clot, fibroblasts, and extensive capillary network that is formed in injured skin is called ________.  
    • A. 

      Scar cell

    • B. 

      Scar tissue

    • C. 

      Granulation tissue

    • D. 

      Keloid tissue

  • 10. 
    Rapid water loss from burned skin is an extreme form of ________ perspiration.  
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Dehyrdation

    • C. 

      Sensiable

    • D. 

      Insensiable

  • 11. 
    The skin appearance that results from dark-red hemoglobin is called ________.  
    • A. 

      Brusing

    • B. 

      Albino

    • C. 

      Cyanosis

    • D. 

      Maligment malanoma

  • 12. 
    ________ are accumulations of fluid within the epidermis or between the epidermis and the dermis
    • A. 

      Fluid build up

    • B. 

      Melanoma

    • C. 

      Deyhydration

    • D. 

      Blisters

  • 13. 
    A bacterial infection that is often fatal in burn patients is called ________.  
    • A. 

      Melanoma

    • B. 

      Sepsis

    • C. 

      Blisters

    • D. 

      Scarring sepsis

  • 14. 
    The most dangerous type of skin cancer is termed ________.  
    • A. 

      First degree

    • B. 

      Malignant melanoma

    • C. 

      Synopisis

    • D. 

      Sun burn

  • 15. 
    Provide one beneficial effect of exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation.  
    • A. 

      Vitmain D

    • B. 

      Nice tan

    • C. 

      Strong bones

    • D. 

      Healthy skin

  • 16. 
    A bruise turns "black and blue" because of ________ in the dermis.  
    • A. 

      Heat

    • B. 

      Scarring

    • C. 

      Water

    • D. 

      Blood

    • E. 

      Bone

  • 17. 
    Melanin is produced by melanocytes within the stratum ________.  
    • A. 

      Germinatavium

    • B. 

      Structure

    • C. 

      Platlet

    • D. 

      Plasma

    • E. 

      Skin

  • 18. 
    Each of the following is a function of the integumentary system, except   
    • A. 

      Excretion of salts and wastes

    • B. 

      Provision of sensation.

    • C. 

      Synthesis of vitamin C.

    • D. 

      Maintenance of body temperature.

    • E. 

      Protection of underlying tissue.

  • 19. 
    The two components of the integumentary system are the  
    • A. 

      Epidermis and dermis

    • B. 

      Epidermis and superficial fascia.

    • C. 

      Integument and hypodermis.

    • D. 

      Cutaneous membrane and hypodermis.

    • E. 

      Cutaneous membrane and accessory structures

  • 20. 
    Accessory structures of the skin include all of the following, except   
    • A. 

      Nails.

    • B. 

      Sebaceous glands.

    • C. 

      Epidermis.

    • D. 

      Hair follicles.

    • E. 

      Sweat glands.

  • 21. 
    The tough "horny" superficial layer of the epidermis is known as the
    • A. 

      Stratum granulosum.

    • B. 

      Stratum corneum.

    • C. 

      Stratum spinosum.

    • D. 

      Stratum lucidum.

    • E. 

      Stratum germinativum

  • 22. 
    Water loss due to evaporation of fluid that has penetrated through the skin is termed ________ perspiration.  
    • A. 

      Latent

    • B. 

      Sensible

    • C. 

      Inactive

    • D. 

      Insensible

    • E. 

      Active

  • 23. 
    The layer of the epidermis that contains abundant desmosomes is the  
    • A. 

      Stratum granulosum.

    • B. 

      Stratum corneum.

    • C. 

      Stratum spinosum

    • D. 

      Stratum lucidum

    • E. 

      Stratum germinativum.

  • 24. 
    An albino individual lacks the ability to produce  
    • A. 

      Perspiration.

    • B. 

      Keratin

    • C. 

      Eleidin.

    • D. 

      Melanin.

    • E. 

      Carotene.

  • 25. 
    Which of the following is not an effect of ultraviolet radiation
    • A. 

      Wrinkles

    • B. 

      Vitiligo

    • C. 

      Production of cholecalciferol within epidermal cells

    • D. 

      Increased activity by melanocytes

    • E. 

      Chromosomal damage in germinative cells or melanocytes

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