Bio 2113 Practice Test Chapters 4-8

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BIO 2113 chapter 4-8 practice test from my lecture notes.


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  • 1. 
    What is the function of a tight junction and give an example of where you would find one.
    • A. 

      Keeps fluid out / stomach lining

    • B. 

      Communication / smooth muscle

    • C. 

      Adheres cells together / superficial layer of skin

  • 2. 
    What is the function of a demsosome and give an example of where you would find one.
    • A. 

      Keeps fluid out / stomach lining

    • B. 

      Adheres cells together / superficial layer of skin

    • C. 

      Communication / cardiac muscle

  • 3. 
    What is the function of a gap junction and give an example of where you would find one.
    • A. 

      Communication / cardiac muscle

    • B. 

      Adheres cells together / superficial layer of skin

    • C. 

      Keeps fluid out / stomach lining

  • 4. 
    What are the four major types of tissue?
    • A. 

      Epithelial, cardiac, muscle, nervous

    • B. 

      Epithelial, muscle, connective, nervous

    • C. 

      Epithelial, connectie, nervous, bone

  • 5. 
    Tightly packed cells, avascular, basement membrane, good regeneration, and nerve supply are all characteristics of which type of tissue?
    • A. 

      Connective

    • B. 

      Epithelial

    • C. 

      Muscle

    • D. 

      Bone

  • 6. 
    Vascular, scattered cells in a matrix, nerve supply, no free surface, and many types of cells are all characteristics of which type of tissue?
    • A. 

      Connective

    • B. 

      Epithelial

    • C. 

      Muscle

  • 7. 
    How are epithelial tissues named?
    • A. 

      By the type of cell at the free surface

    • B. 

      By the type of cell at the basement membrane

    • C. 

      However you want to name it

  • 8. 
    What type of tissue would you have if you had several layers of flat shaped cells?
    • A. 

      Stratified cuboidal

    • B. 

      Stratified squamous

    • C. 

      Transitional

  • 9. 
    What would you call a tissue that has one layer of flat cells?
    • A. 

      Simple squamous

    • B. 

      Simple cuboidal

    • C. 

      Stratified squamous

    • D. 

      Transitional

  • 10. 
    What would you call a tissue that has many layers, with the top layer of cells being taller than they are wide?
    • A. 

      Stratified cuboidal

    • B. 

      Stratiifed squamous

    • C. 

      Stratified columnar

  • 11. 
    What purpose does the basement membrane have?*multiple answers*
    • A. 

      Mitosis occurs here

    • B. 

      Enables transport of materials between the connective tissue & epithelium

    • C. 

      Creates melanin

    • D. 

      Anchors the epithelium

  • 12. 
    What is the function of simple squamous epithelium?
    • A. 

      Diffusion

    • B. 

      Protection

    • C. 

      Secretion

  • 13. 
    What is the function of stratified squamous epithelium?
    • A. 

      Diffusion

    • B. 

      Protection

    • C. 

      Secretion

  • 14. 
    What is the function of pseudostratified epithelium?
    • A. 

      Secretion or absorption

    • B. 

      Diffusion

    • C. 

      Protection

    • D. 

      Allows for stretching

  • 15. 
    What is the function of transitional epithelium?
    • A. 

      Protection

    • B. 

      Allows for stretching

    • C. 

      Diffusion

  • 16. 
    Merocrine glands secrete by
    • A. 

      Exocytosis

    • B. 

      Entire cell disintegrates to secrete its substance

    • C. 

      Portion of the plasma membrane buds off to secret its substance

  • 17. 
    Holocrine glands secrete by
    • A. 

      Exocytosis

    • B. 

      Entire cell disintegrates to secrete its substance

    • C. 

      Portion of the plasma membrane buds off to secrete its substance

  • 18. 
    Connective tissue is derived from embryonic tissue called
  • 19. 
    What is the function of fibroblasts?
    • A. 

      Creates extracellular matrix + fibers

    • B. 

      Stores fat

    • C. 

      Creates bone

  • 20. 
    What is the function of macrophages?
    • A. 

      "eats" foreign material

    • B. 

      Immunity

    • C. 

      Stores fat

  • 21. 
    What are the functions of mast cells?
    • A. 

      Immunity

    • B. 

      "eats" foreign material

    • C. 

      Creates fibers

  • 22. 
    What is the function of an adipocyte?
    • A. 

      Immunity

    • B. 

      Fat storage

    • C. 

      Creates bone

  • 23. 
    What is the function of an osteoblast?
    • A. 

      Creates bone

    • B. 

      Eats bone

    • C. 

      "eats" foreign material

  • 24. 
    Select the 2 components of matrix
    • A. 

      Fibers

    • B. 

      Ground substance

    • C. 

      Cells

    • D. 

      Cartilage

  • 25. 
    The 3 types of loose connective tissue are
    • A. 

      Areolar, adipose, reticular

    • B. 

      Areolar, smooth, cardiac

    • C. 

      Adipose, dense regular, reticular

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