Chapter 8 Skin Disorders And Diseases

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Skin Disease Quizzes & Trivia

Your skin is the largest organ in your body. and it’s the first layer that most harmful things come into contact with when you get injured or sick! However, though the skin may be extremely durable and self-sufficient, doing its best job to deter any harmful bacteria from penetrating it, it can still be susceptible to disorders and diseases much like any other part of the body. Find out more in this quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Approximately____percent of skin aging is caused by the rays of the sun
    • A. 

      50 to 55 percent

    • B. 

      60 to 65 percent

    • C. 

      70 to 75 percent

    • D. 

      80 to 85 percent

  • 2. 
    It is recommended that you wear a broad - spectrum sunscreen with an SPF of at least ____on a daily basis
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      30

  • 3. 
    A___is an abnormal rounded solid lump larger than a papule and located above, within, or under the skin.
    • A. 

      Tubercle

    • B. 

      Mole

    • C. 

      Macula

    • D. 

      Bulla

  • 4. 
    Which of these terms refers to think dry or oily plates of epidermal flakes?
    • A. 

      Fissures

    • B. 

      Crust

    • C. 

      Pustules

    • D. 

      Scales

  • 5. 
    Keratin-filled cysts that appear just undere the epidermis and have no visble openings are
    • A. 

      Milia

    • B. 

      Ulcers

    • C. 

      Crust

    • D. 

      Pustules

  • 6. 
    An open comedo is commonly known as a
    • A. 

      Mole

    • B. 

      Birthmark

    • C. 

      Blackhead

    • D. 

      Whitehead

  • 7. 
    Which of these is an uncomfortable, and often chronic, disease of the skin, characterized by inflammation, scaling and sometimes servere itching?
    • A. 

      Eczema

    • B. 

      Acne

    • C. 

      Psoriasis

    • D. 

      Herpes simplex

  • 8. 
    A__is an abnormal brown or wine-colored skin discoloration with a circular and irregular shape
    • A. 

      Mole

    • B. 

      Stain

    • C. 

      Chloasma

    • D. 

      Lentigo

  • 9. 
    The absence of melanin pigment from the body and skin sensitivity to light are signs of
    • A. 

      Nevus

    • B. 

      Lentignes

    • C. 

      Asteatosis

    • D. 

      Albinism

  • 10. 
    What is the most dangerous type of skin cancer, often characterized by black or dark brown patches on the skin that may  appear uneven in texture, jagged, or raised?
    • A. 

      Basal cell carcinoma

    • B. 

      Malignant melanoma

    • C. 

      Squamous cell melanoma

    • D. 

      Verruca cell

  • 11. 
    A skin condition caused by inflammation of the sebaceous glands is
    • A. 

      Contact dermatitis

    • B. 

      Allergic contact dermatitis

    • C. 

      Irritant contact dermatitis

    • D. 

      Seborrheic dermatitis

  • 12. 
    The term____refers to an abnormal coloration that accompanies a skin disorder or systemic disorder
    • A. 

      Anhidrosis

    • B. 

      Bromhidrosis

    • C. 

      Dyschromia

    • D. 

      Conjunctivitis

  • 13. 
    A (n)___is a type of keratoma
    • A. 

      Callus

    • B. 

      Keloid

    • C. 

      Lesion

    • D. 

      Excoriation

  • 14. 
    Acne is a skin disorder characterized by chronic inflammation of the____gland
    • A. 

      Sudoriferous

    • B. 

      Sebaceous

    • C. 

      Sweat

    • D. 

      Adrenaline

  • 15. 
    Acne is affected by both genetic and ___factors
    • A. 

      Anaerobic

    • B. 

      Malignant

    • C. 

      Noncomedogenic

    • D. 

      Hormonal

  • 16. 
    Noncomedogenic products are specifically designed not to clog the
    • A. 

      Bullas

    • B. 

      Dyschromias

    • C. 

      Follicles

    • D. 

      Free radicals

  • 17. 
    People have____over the extrinsic factors that affect aging, but not the intrinsic factors
    • A. 

      No control

    • B. 

      Very little control

    • C. 

      Considerable control

    • D. 

      Total control

  • 18. 
    The best defense against pollutants is to
    • A. 

      Wear sunscreen whenever you are outside

    • B. 

      Avoid touching your face with your hands

    • C. 

      Follow a good daily skin care routine

    • D. 

      Wear long-sleeved clothing when you are outdoors

  • 19. 
    Irritant contact dermatitis occurs when irritating substances trmporarily damage the
    • A. 

      Dermis

    • B. 

      Epidermis

    • C. 

      Papillary layer

    • D. 

      Hair follicles

  • 20. 
    A pustule is a raised, inflamed pimple containing ___in the top of the lesion
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Blood

    • C. 

      Lymph

    • D. 

      Pus

  • 21. 
    A___is a large, protruding, pocket-like lesion filled with sebum
    • A. 

      Closed comedo

    • B. 

      Sebaceous cyst

    • C. 

      Bulla

    • D. 

      Miliaris rubra

  • 22. 
    Any flat spot or discoloration on the skin left after a pimple has healed is a
    • A. 

      Macule

    • B. 

      Leukoderma

    • C. 

      Milia

    • D. 

      Scale

  • 23. 
    Foul-smelling perspiration caused by bacteria is
    • A. 

      Hyperhidrosis

    • B. 

      Miliaris rubra

    • C. 

      Anhidrosis

    • D. 

      Bromhidrosis

  • 24. 
    A (n)___is a slightly raised mark on the skin formed after an injury or lesion of the skin has healed
    • A. 

      Mole

    • B. 

      Scar

    • C. 

      Scale

    • D. 

      Stain

  • 25. 
    • A. 

      Impetigo

    • B. 

      Conjunctivitis

    • C. 

      Eczema

    • D. 

      Herpes simplez

  • 26. 
    A____is an itchy, swollen lesion that lasts only a few hours
    • A. 

      Wheal

    • B. 

      Vesicle

    • C. 

      Verruca

    • D. 

      Tubercle

  • 27. 
    A (n)___is a crack in the skin that penetrates the dermis
    • A. 

      Ulcer

    • B. 

      Fissure

    • C. 

      Excoriation

    • D. 

      Crust

  • 28. 
    A small blister or sac containing clear fluid, lying within or just beneath the epidermis is a
    • A. 

      Tubercle

    • B. 

      Tumor

    • C. 

      Vesicle

    • D. 

      Wheal

  • 29. 
    The acute inflammatory disorder of the sweat glands, characterized by the eruption of small red vesicles and accompanied by burning, itching skin is
    • A. 

      Hyperhidrosis

    • B. 

      Miliaria rubra

    • C. 

      Anhidrosis

    • D. 

      Bromhidrosis