Epithelial Tissue Anatomy! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Epithelial Tissue Anatomy! Trivia Questions Quiz

Identification of epithelial tissues based on anatomical descriptions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Identify the tissue: Anatomy:      Single layer of flat, scale-like cells      Oval/spherical (squished) nuclei        Physiology:      Thin for diffusion, osmosis,          filtration
    • A. 

      Simple squamous

    • B. 

      Simple cuboidal

    • C. 

      Simple columnar

    • D. 

      Simple stratified

  • 2. 
    Identify the tissue: Anatomy:      Single layer of rectangular cells      Oval nuclei usually close to basal           surface      No cilia      Usually contains goblet cells   Physiology:      Secretion and absorption
    • A. 

      Simple squamous

    • B. 

      Simple cuboidal

    • C. 

      Simple columnar ciliated

    • D. 

      Simple columnar non-ciliated

  • 3. 
    Identify the tissue Anatomy:      Single layer of rectangular cells      Oval nuclei usually close to basal           surface      Has cilia – hair-like structure on          apical surface   Physiology:      Secretion and cilia move material           along surface of cell
    • A. 

      Simple squamous

    • B. 

      Simple cuboidal

    • C. 

      Simple columnar ciliated

    • D. 

      Simple columnar non-ciliated

  • 4. 
    Anatomy:      One layer of cells that appears            stratified      Oval-shaped nuclei at varying depths      Has cilia     Physiology:      Secretion and movement of materials           across surface of cells
    • A. 

      Simple columnar

    • B. 

      Pseudostratified columnar

    • C. 

      Stratified columnar

  • 5. 
    Identify the tissue: Anatomy:      Multiple layers of cell      Apical surface cells are flattened      Basal cells are cuboidal to columnar      Apical cells contain keratin and are            without a nucleus   Physiology:      Protection
    • A. 

      Stratified squamous non-keratinized

    • B. 

      Stratified squamous keratinized

    • C. 

      Pseudostratified columnar

    • D. 

      Transitional