Bio 2113 Test 2 -- Practice Test A

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A tissue is a cellular organization between cells and a complete organ. Our bodies are made up of cells which make up tissues that make up the body`s organs. Do you know all there is on tissues? Take up the Bio 2113 test 2-practice test below and find out. All the best!


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  • 1. 
    Which type of junction would you expect to be MOST important between cells in a tissue which is undergoing a lot of stretch?
    • A. 

      Desmosome

    • B. 

      Gap junction

    • C. 

      Tight junction

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    A tissue has many layers and the cells have all kinds of shapes. They are columnar at the bottom, cuboidal in the middle, and squamous at the top. What would we call this tissue?
    • A. 

      Transitional

    • B. 

      Stratified columnar tissue

    • C. 

      Just "stratified" tissue

    • D. 

      Stratified squamous tissue

  • 3. 
    Which of the following would NOT be a characteristic of epithelial tissue?
    • A. 

      Regeneration

    • B. 

      Tightly packed cells

    • C. 

      Blood vessels

  • 4. 
    You are looking in a microscope and see a few oblong cells which are scattered with thick and thin purple lines weaving back and forth between them. You knwo this must be:
    • A. 

      Epithelial tissue

    • B. 

      Connective tissue

    • C. 

      Muscle tissue

    • D. 

      Nervous tissue

  • 5. 
    What type of tissue would you expect to find in the opening of your ear canal?
    • A. 

      Adipose tissue

    • B. 

      Simple columnar tissue

    • C. 

      Simple squamous tissue

    • D. 

      Stratified squamous tissue

  • 6. 
    In which of the following locations is there hyaline cartilage?
    • A. 

      External ear

    • B. 

      Trachea

    • C. 

      Intervertebral disc

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Which type of muscle tissue would be charateried as striated and voluntary?
    • A. 

      Skeletal

    • B. 

      Visceral

    • C. 

      Cardiac

    • D. 

      All of the abovce

  • 8. 
    Which of the following tissue cells readily undergoes mitosis?
    • A. 

      Neuroglia

    • B. 

      Cardiac muscle cell

    • C. 

      Neuron

    • D. 

      None of the above readily undergo mitosis

  • 9. 
    Which of the following would be typical for the matrix of hyaline cartilage?
    • A. 

      Hyaluronic acid

    • B. 

      Calcium phosphate

    • C. 

      Chondroitin sulfate

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    Adipose tissue, bone tissue, hyaline cartilage tissue, and blood are all derived from:
    • A. 

      Epithelial tissue

    • B. 

      Areolar tissue

    • C. 

      Fibroblasts

    • D. 

      Mesenchyme

  • 11. 
    Which of the following would be an example of a mucus membrane?
    • A. 

      Visceral layer of peritoneum

    • B. 

      Synovial membrane in a joint

    • C. 

      Pseudostratified epithelium & connective tissue of the trachea

    • D. 

      Stratified squamous layer of the skin

  • 12. 
    In which layer of the skin are the reproducing cells of the epidermis found?
    • A. 

      Stratum corneum

    • B. 

      Stratum basale

    • C. 

      Hypodermis

    • D. 

      Stratum granulosum

  • 13. 
    The epidermal cells receive their nourishment from
    • A. 

      Blood vessels within the stratum basale

    • B. 

      Keratinocytes

    • C. 

      Sebaceous oil glands

    • D. 

      Blood vessels within the dermal papillae

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is the substance which protects you from ultraviolet light?
    • A. 

      Keratin

    • B. 

      Sebum

    • C. 

      Melanin

    • D. 

      Cerumen

  • 15. 
    The Langerhans cell of the epidermis has which of the following functions?
    • A. 

      Makes keratin

    • B. 

      Provides nourishment to the cells

    • C. 

      Provides immunity

    • D. 

      All of the above are true

  • 16. 
    What is the function of desmosomes in the epidermis?
    • A. 

      Produce keratin

    • B. 

      Sense changes in touch

    • C. 

      Give goosebumps

    • D. 

      Join keratinocytes to each other

  • 17. 
    The cells that are responsible for the growth of hair are called
    • A. 

      Matrix

    • B. 

      Shaft

    • C. 

      Arrector pili

    • D. 

      Papilla

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is not a typical event during wound healing?
    • A. 

      Vasodilation of blood vessels

    • B. 

      Synthesis of scar tissue by fibroblasts

    • C. 

      Granulation tissue formation

    • D. 

      All are typical of deep wound healing

  • 19. 
    When it is 25 degrees F outside, which of the following would you expect to happen?
    • A. 

      Vasodilation of blood vessels in the skin

    • B. 

      Increased secretion from sudoriferous glands

    • C. 

      Vasoconstriction of blood vessels

    • D. 

      None of these, the body is in homeostasis

  • 20. 
    Acne comes from an inflammation of
    • A. 

      Apocrine sweat glands

    • B. 

      Merocrine sweat glands

    • C. 

      Holocrine sebaceous glands

    • D. 

      Melanocytes

  • 21. 
    Differences in skin color among human races is primarilky due to
    • A. 

      Total number of melanocytes

    • B. 

      Total number of keratinocytes

    • C. 

      Amount of melanin produced by melanocytes

    • D. 

      Amount of iron in hemoglobin

  • 22. 
    You look under the microscope and see a section of tissue with lots of collagen fibers running every which way. You know it is a slide of the skin. You musts be in
    • A. 

      Papillary layer of the dermis

    • B. 

      Reticular layer of the dermis

    • C. 

      Epidermis

    • D. 

      Arrector pili tissue

  • 23. 
    The organic component of bone matrix would be the
    • A. 

      Osteocyte

    • B. 

      Calcium phosphate salts

    • C. 

      Haversian canals

    • D. 

      Collagen

  • 24. 
    You are looking at a bone cell under the microscope. You are told that the cell is derived from a blood cell. It must be a(n)
    • A. 

      Osteocyte

    • B. 

      Osteoclast

    • C. 

      Osteoprogenitor cell

    • D. 

      Osteoblast

  • 25. 
    Spongy bone is characterized by which of the following:
    • A. 

      Osteocytes in lacunae

    • B. 

      Volkmann canals

    • C. 

      Haversian canals

    • D. 

      All of the above

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