Chapter 5-integumentary System

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Chapter 5-integumentary System

This quiz will test your knowledge of the class discussion on skin and its outgrowths.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The type of skin cancer that is characterized by an ulceration is
    • A. 

      Basal cell carcinoma

    • B. 

      Squamous cell carcinoma

    • C. 

      Melanoma

  • 2. 
    The 2 major threats of burns are
    • A. 

      Loss of skin and infection

    • B. 

      Dehydration and discoloration

    • C. 

      Discoloration and loss of skin

    • D. 

      Infection and dehydration

  • 3. 
    Which is not a function of skin?
    • A. 

      Regulate body temperature

    • B. 

      Site of nerve receptors

    • C. 

      Absorption of topical substances

    • D. 

      Regulation of water absorption

  • 4. 
    The part of the hair that determines whether hair is curly, wavy or straight is the
    • A. 

      Follicle

    • B. 

      Bulb

    • C. 

      Shaft

    • D. 

      Root

  • 5. 
    Suderiferous gland produce
    • A. 

      Oil

    • B. 

      Sweat

    • C. 

      Wax

  • 6. 
    The layer of the epidermis that is the location where skin cells begin to die and keratinize is the stratum
    • A. 

      Corneum

    • B. 

      Lucidum

    • C. 

      Granulosum

    • D. 

      Spinosum

    • E. 

      Germinativum

  • 7. 
    The skin layer responsible for producing cells that keratinze into fingernails is the
    • A. 

      Corneum

    • B. 

      Lucidum

    • C. 

      Granulosum

    • D. 

      Spinosum

    • E. 

      Germinativum

  • 8. 
    Which best describe the secretions of apocrine glands?
    • A. 

      Watery, sugary sweat

    • B. 

      Thick, milky sweat

    • C. 

      Smelly, watery sweat

    • D. 

      Thick, mucousy sweat

  • 9. 
    The sebaceous glands are found
    • A. 

      On the palms and soles only

    • B. 

      Everywhere

    • C. 

      Everywhere there is visible thick hair

    • D. 

      Everywhere but the palms and the soles

  • 10. 
    A skin lesion that is a change in color is referred to as a
    • A. 

      Bulla

    • B. 

      Vesicle

    • C. 

      Papule

    • D. 

      Macula

  • 11. 
    The B in the ABCD rule of skin cancers stands for
    • A. 

      Bad shape

    • B. 

      Blister

    • C. 

      Border irregularity

    • D. 

      Bulged

  • 12. 
    The skin condition that is fungal and itches is
    • A. 

      Dermatitis

    • B. 

      Seborrhea

    • C. 

      Psoriasis

    • D. 

      Ringworm

  • 13. 
    Which is not a form of seborrhea?
    • A. 

      Dandruff

    • B. 

      Silver scale

    • C. 

      Cradle cap