Chapter 7 Skin Structure, Growth, And Nutrition

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Chapter 7 Skin Structure, Growth, And Nutrition

There is a lot that goes into making our skin glow just like the many celebrities we see in the magazines, and this stems mostly from the food we eat regularly. How much do you need when it comes to skin structure, growth, and nutrition? Take up the quiz below and get to find out what you know.


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  • 1. 
    A___is a physician who specializes in diseases and disorders of the skin, hair, and nails
    • A. 

      Histologist

    • B. 

      Dermatologist

    • C. 

      Esthetician

    • D. 

      Pediatrician

  • 2. 
    Healthy skin is
    • A. 

      Smooth with a fine-grained

    • B. 

      Highly acidic

    • C. 

      Dry and tough texture

    • D. 

      Inflexible

  • 3. 
    All of the following are appendages of the skin except
    • A. 

      Sudoriferous glands

    • B. 

      Nails

    • C. 

      Adrenal glands

    • D. 

      Hair

  • 4. 
    Which of the following correctly identifies the layers of the skin and fat from the outermost layer to the innermost layer
    • A. 

      Dermis, subcutaneous, epidermis

    • B. 

      Epidermis, subcutaneous, dermis

    • C. 

      Dermis,epidermis, subcutaneous

    • D. 

      Epidermis, dermis, subcutaneous

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Stratum corneum

    • B. 

      Stratum lucidum

    • C. 

      Stratum germinativum

    • D. 

      Stratum granulosum

  • 6. 
    The layer directly beneath the epidermis is the
    • A. 

      Reticular layer

    • B. 

      Stratum spinosum

    • C. 

      Papillary layer

    • D. 

      Subcutaneous

  • 7. 
    Which type of tissue gives smoothness and contour to the body and provides a protective cushion
    • A. 

      Subcutaneous tissue

    • B. 

      Cardiac tissue

    • C. 

      Muscle tissue

    • D. 

      Nerve tissue

  • 8. 
    Which nerve fibers are distributed to the arrector pili muscles attached to the hair follicles
    • A. 

      Motor nerve fibers

    • B. 

      Sensory nerve fibers

    • C. 

      Secretory nerve fibers

    • D. 

      Impulse nerve fibers

  • 9. 
    Nerves that regulate the secretion of perspiration and sebum are
    • A. 

      Motor nerve fibers

    • B. 

      Sensory nerve fibers

    • C. 

      Secretory nerve fibers

    • D. 

      Impulse nerve fibers

  • 10. 
    Basic sensations such as touch, pain, heat, cold, and pressure are registered by
    • A. 

      Arrector pili muscles

    • B. 

      Nerve endings

    • C. 

      Sweat pores

    • D. 

      Hair follicles

  • 11. 
    The amount and type of pigment produced by an individual is determined primarily by his or her
    • A. 

      Genes

    • B. 

      Gender

    • C. 

      Sun exposure

    • D. 

      Age

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      Collagen and keratin

    • B. 

      Sebum and melanin

    • C. 

      Keratin and elastin

    • D. 

      Collagen and elastin

  • 13. 
    The sudoriferous glands do not
    • A. 

      Help the body regulate temperature

    • B. 

      Secrete a lubricating substance

    • C. 

      Eliminate waste products

    • D. 

      Exist on the palms or soles

  • 14. 
    To keep your body healthy, you must be sure that what you eat
    • A. 

      Prevents hydration

    • B. 

      Causes fatigue

    • C. 

      Has a pleaseant taste

    • D. 

      Regulates the function of your cells

  • 15. 
    Which vitamin accelerates the skin's healing processing and is vitally important in fighting the aging process?
    • A. 

      Vitamin a

    • B. 

      Vitamin c

    • C. 

      Vitamin d

    • D. 

      Vitamin e

  • 16. 
    The epidermis is the___layer of the skin
    • A. 

      Healthiest

    • B. 

      Thickeest

    • C. 

      Thinnest

    • D. 

      Most important

  • 17. 
    The scalp has larger and deeper___than the skin on the rest of the body
    • A. 

      Melanocytes

    • B. 

      Propionibacterium acnes

    • C. 

      Sensory nerve fibers

    • D. 

      Hair follicles

  • 18. 
    It is___for a cosmetologist to completely remove a client's callus in the salon
    • A. 

      Safe

    • B. 

      Legal

    • C. 

      Prohibited

    • D. 

      Recommended

  • 19. 
    Emotional stress and hormone imbalances can increase the flow of
    • A. 

      Sebum

    • B. 

      Spinal fluid

    • C. 

      Lymph

    • D. 

      Pus

  • 20. 
    The appropriate amount of water that a person should drink each day is determined by the person's
    • A. 

      Weight

    • B. 

      Age

    • C. 

      Skin color

    • D. 

      Medical history

  • 21. 
    Lack of water is the principal cause of
    • A. 

      Daytime fatigue

    • B. 

      Daytime hunger

    • C. 

      Daytime mood swings

    • D. 

      Daytime memory loss

  • 22. 
    Small, cone-shaped elevations at the bottom of the hair faollicles are
    • A. 

      Melanocytes

    • B. 

      Papules

    • C. 

      Dermal papillae

    • D. 

      Secretory coils

  • 23. 
    The layer of the epidermis where the process of skin cell shedding begins is the
    • A. 

      Stratum corneum

    • B. 

      Stratum lucidum

    • C. 

      Stratum germinativum

    • D. 

      Stratum spinosum

  • 24. 
    The coiled base of the sudoriferous gland is known as the
    • A. 

      Secretory coil

    • B. 

      Sweat duct

    • C. 

      Sebaceous gland

    • D. 

      Elastin coil

  • 25. 
    A small, round elevation on the skin that contains no fluid but may develop pus is a
    • A. 

      Comedo

    • B. 

      Papule

    • C. 

      Callus

    • D. 

      Pustule

  • 26. 
    Fatty tissue found below the dermis is____tissue
    • A. 

      Secretory

    • B. 

      Sudoriferous

    • C. 

      Subctaneous

    • D. 

      Sensory

  • 27. 
    An inflamed pimpe containing pus is a
    • A. 

      Papillary

    • B. 

      Pustule

    • C. 

      Callus

    • D. 

      Comedo

  • 28. 
    The outer layer of the epidermis is the_____layer
    • A. 

      Papillary

    • B. 

      Reticular

    • C. 

      Tactile

    • D. 

      Epidermal

  • 29. 
    The layer of the epidermis that is composed of cells filled with keratin is the
    • A. 

      Stratum spinosum

    • B. 

      Stratum granulosum

    • C. 

      Stratum germinativum

    • D. 

      Stratum corneum

  • 30. 
    A fatty or oily secretion that lubricates the skin and preserves the softness of the hair is
    • A. 

      Sebum

    • B. 

      Lymph

    • C. 

      Pus

    • D. 

      Melanin

  • 31. 
    The layer of the epidermis also known as the basal cell layer is the
    • A. 

      Stratum lucidum

    • B. 

      Stratum spinosum

    • C. 

      Stratum corneum

    • D. 

      Stratum germinativum