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  • 1. 

    Which tissue allows passage of materials by diffusion and filtration; secrets lube in serosae and is located in the air sacs of lungs, lining of the heart, blood vessels and lymph vessels. 

    • A.

      Simple Squamous epi

    • B.

      Simple cuboidal epi

    Correct Answer
    A. Simple Squamous epi
    Explanation
    Simple squamous epithelium is a type of tissue that allows for the passage of materials through diffusion and filtration. It is a single layer of flat cells that are thin and permeable, allowing for the easy exchange of substances. This tissue also secretes lubricating fluid in serosae, which helps reduce friction between organs. It is commonly found in the air sacs of the lungs, lining of the heart, blood vessels, and lymph vessels, where it facilitates the exchange of gases, nutrients, and waste products.

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  • 2. 

    Which tissues fxn is secretion and absorption and is located in kidney tublues; ducts and secretory portions of small glands; ovary surface?  

    • A.

      Simple cuboidal epithelium

    • B.

      Simple squamous epi

    Correct Answer
    A. Simple cuboidal epithelium
    Explanation
    Simple cuboidal epithelium is the correct answer because it is a type of tissue that functions in secretion and absorption. It is found in kidney tubules, ducts, and secretory portions of small glands, as well as on the surface of the ovary. This type of epithelium is composed of a single layer of cube-shaped cells, which allows for efficient secretion and absorption processes.

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  • 3. 

    Which tissue secretes mucus, enzymes, and lines most of the digestive tract, gallbladder, and uterine tubes and some regions of the uterus? 

    • A.

      Simple columnar epi

    • B.

      Pseudostratified columnar epi

    Correct Answer
    A. Simple columnar epi
    Explanation
    Simple columnar epithelium is the correct answer because it is a type of tissue that secretes mucus and enzymes. It also lines most of the digestive tract, gallbladder, uterine tubes, and some regions of the uterus. This type of epithelium is composed of a single layer of tall, narrow cells that are closely packed together. It provides protection and helps with absorption and secretion in these organs.

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  • 4. 

    Which tissue is located in the males sperm-carrying ducts, lines trachea, and most of the upper resp. tract? 

    • A.

      Psudostratified columnar epi

    • B.

      Simple columnar epi

    Correct Answer
    A. Psudostratified columnar epi
    Explanation
    Pseudostratified columnar epithelium is the correct answer because it is the tissue that is found in the male sperm-carrying ducts, lines the trachea, and most of the upper respiratory tract. This type of epithelium appears to be stratified due to the varying heights of the cells, but in reality, all the cells are attached to the basement membrane. It is specialized for secretion and absorption and its cilia help in moving mucus and trapped particles out of the respiratory tract.

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  • 5. 

    Which tissue protects organs and is located in moist linings of the esophagus, mouth, and vagina? 

    • A.

      Stratified Squamous epi

    • B.

      Stratified cuboidal epi

    Correct Answer
    A. Stratified Squamous epi
    Explanation
    Stratified squamous epithelium is the correct answer because it is a type of tissue that provides protection to underlying organs. It is found in areas that are subjected to mechanical stress and abrasion, such as the esophagus, mouth, and vagina. The stratified arrangement of cells in this epithelium allows for increased durability and resistance to damage. Additionally, the squamous shape of the cells allows for easy movement and flexibility. Overall, stratified squamous epithelium is well-suited for protecting organs in areas that experience friction and potential injury.

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  • 6. 

    Which tissues main fxn is protection and is located in lg. sweat glands, mammary glands, and salivary glands. 

    • A.

      Stratified cuboidal epi

    • B.

      Stratified columnar epi

    Correct Answer
    A. Stratified cuboidal epi
    Explanation
    Stratified cuboidal epithelium is the correct answer because it is a type of tissue that is mainly responsible for providing protection. It is found in large sweat glands, mammary glands, and salivary glands. This type of epithelium consists of multiple layers of cube-shaped cells, which helps in protecting the underlying tissues from mechanical stress and abrasion.

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  • 7. 

    Which tissues fxn is protection and secretion, and is located in the male urethra? 

    • A.

      Stratified columnar epi

    • B.

      Transitional epi

    Correct Answer
    A. Stratified columnar epi
    Explanation
    Stratified columnar epithelium is the correct answer because it is a type of tissue that functions in both protection and secretion. It is composed of multiple layers of cells, with columnar cells on the surface. This tissue is found in various parts of the body, including the male urethra, where it provides protection and helps in the secretion of certain substances.

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  • 8. 

    Which tissue lines the ureters and bladder. Its main fxn is to stretch readily for urine. 

    • A.

      Transitional epi

    • B.

      Stratified columnar epi

    Correct Answer
    A. Transitional epi
    Explanation
    Transitional epithelium is the correct answer because it is a type of tissue that lines the ureters and bladder. Its main function is to stretch readily for urine. This type of epithelium is unique in its ability to change shape and expand when the bladder is full, allowing it to hold and accommodate large volumes of urine. Transitional epithelium is also found in other organs that undergo stretching, such as the urethra and renal pelvis.

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  • 9. 

    Which tissue wraps and cushions organs(inflammation) and is located under the epithelia of the body and surrounds capillaries? 

    • A.

      Loose connective; areolar

    • B.

      Loose connective; adipose

    Correct Answer
    A. Loose connective; areolar
    Explanation
    Loose connective tissue, specifically areolar tissue, wraps and cushions organs and is located under the epithelia of the body. It also surrounds capillaries. Areolar tissue is a type of loose connective tissue that is characterized by its loose arrangement of collagen and elastic fibers, as well as its abundance of ground substance. This allows for flexibility and support, making it ideal for wrapping and cushioning organs.

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  • 10. 

    Which tissue insulates against heat loss and supports and protects organs. It is located under the skin, around kidneys, and in breasts? 

    • A.

      Loose connective; adipose

    • B.

      Loose connective; areolar

    Correct Answer
    A. Loose connective; adipose
    Explanation
    Adipose tissue is a type of loose connective tissue that serves as an insulator against heat loss and provides support and protection to organs. It is found under the skin, surrounding the kidneys, and in the breasts. Adipose tissue is characterized by the presence of adipocytes, which store energy in the form of fat. This tissue helps to regulate body temperature and cushions and protects organs from mechanical damage.

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  • 11. 

    Which tissue supports WBCs, mast cells, and macrophages. Is located in the lymph nodes, spleen and bone marrow? 

    • A.

      Loose connective; reticular

    • B.

      Loose connective; adipose

    Correct Answer
    A. Loose connective; reticular
    Explanation
    Reticular tissue is the correct answer for this question. Reticular tissue is a type of loose connective tissue that provides support to various cells including white blood cells (WBCs), mast cells, and macrophages. It is found in the lymph nodes, spleen, and bone marrow, where it forms a network-like structure that supports and holds these cells in place.

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  • 12. 

    Which tissue attaches muscles to bones and is located in tendons, ligaments, and aponeuroses? 

    • A.

      Dense regular

    • B.

      Dense irregular

    Correct Answer
    A. Dense regular
    Explanation
    Dense regular tissue is the correct answer because it is the type of tissue that attaches muscles to bones and is found in tendons, ligaments, and aponeuroses. Dense regular tissue is composed of tightly packed collagen fibers that are arranged in parallel, providing strength and stability to the attachments between muscles and bones. This type of tissue allows for efficient transmission of forces from muscles to bones during movement.

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  • 13. 

    Which tissue provies structural strength and is located in the Dermis, digestive tract, joints? 

    • A.

      Dense irregular

    • B.

      Dense regular

    Correct Answer
    A. Dense irregular
    Explanation
    Dense irregular tissue provides structural strength and is located in the dermis, digestive tract, and joints. This type of tissue is characterized by its irregular arrangement of collagen fibers, which allows it to withstand tension and provide support in multiple directions. It is found in areas where strength and flexibility are needed, such as the skin, gastrointestinal tract, and joints.

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  • 14. 

    Which tissue supports and reinforces and is located on the ends of long bones in joint cavities, cartilage of ribs, nose, trachea, and larynx. 

    • A.

      Cartilage: hyaline

    • B.

      Cartilage: elastic

    Correct Answer
    A. Cartilage: hyaline
    Explanation
    Hyaline cartilage is the correct answer because it is a type of cartilage that supports and reinforces various structures in the body. It is found on the ends of long bones in joint cavities, as well as in the cartilage of the ribs, nose, trachea, and larynx. Hyaline cartilage is characterized by its smooth and glassy appearance, and it provides flexibility and support to these structures.

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  • 15. 

    Which tissue allows great flexibility and is located on the external ear and epiglottis? 

    • A.

      Cartilage: elastic

    • B.

      Cartilage: fibrocartilage

    Correct Answer
    A. Cartilage: elastic
    Explanation
    Cartilage is a type of connective tissue that provides support and flexibility to various parts of the body. Elastic cartilage, specifically, is found in areas that require even greater flexibility, such as the external ear and epiglottis. This type of cartilage contains a higher proportion of elastic fibers, which allows it to easily bend and recoil, enabling movement and protection in these areas.

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  • 16. 

    Which tissue has the ability to absorb compressive shock and is located in intervertebral discs, pubic symphysis, and the discs of knee joints? 

    • A.

      Cartilage: fibrocartilage

    • B.

      Cartilage: elastic

    Correct Answer
    A. Cartilage: fibrocartilage
    Explanation
    Fibrocartilage is the correct answer because it is a type of cartilage that is able to absorb compressive shock. It is found in intervertebral discs, pubic symphysis, and the discs of knee joints. Fibrocartilage is characterized by its strong collagen fibers, which provide it with the ability to withstand high levels of stress and pressure.

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  • 17. 

    Which tissue stores calcium and is the site for blood cell formation (hematopoiesis)? 

    • A.

      Blood

    • B.

      Osseous bone

    Correct Answer
    B. Osseous bone
    Explanation
    Osseous bone is the correct answer because it is the tissue that stores calcium and is also the site for blood cell formation, a process known as hematopoiesis. The bone marrow within the osseous bone contains stem cells that differentiate into various blood cell types, including red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. Additionally, osseous bone provides structural support to the body and protects vital organs.

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  • 18. 

    Which tissue transports resp. gases, nut., and waists?  Its located within blood vessels. 

    • A.

      Blood

    • B.

      Nervous tissue

    Correct Answer
    A. Blood
    Explanation
    Blood is the correct answer because it is the tissue that transports respiratory gases, nutrients, and wastes. It is located within blood vessels, such as arteries, veins, and capillaries. Blood carries oxygen from the lungs to the body's tissues and removes carbon dioxide and other waste products. It also transports nutrients, hormones, and immune cells throughout the body, helping to maintain homeostasis and support various bodily functions.

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  • 19. 

    Which tissues fxn is to transmit electrical signals and is located int he brain, spinal cord, and nerves? 

    • A.

      Nervous tissue

    • B.

      Blood

    • C.

      Bone

    Correct Answer
    A. Nervous tissue
    Explanation
    Nervous tissue is the correct answer because it is responsible for transmitting electrical signals in the body. It is found in the brain, spinal cord, and nerves, where it plays a crucial role in coordinating and controlling bodily functions. Nervous tissue consists of specialized cells called neurons that are capable of generating and transmitting electrical impulses, allowing for communication between different parts of the body.

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  • 20. 

    Which tissue is the source of vol. movement and is attached to bones or occationally skin? 

    • A.

      Smooth muscle

    • B.

      Skeletal muscle

    Correct Answer
    B. Skeletal muscle
    Explanation
    Skeletal muscle is the correct answer because it is the type of tissue that is responsible for voluntary movement and is attached to bones or occasionally skin. Smooth muscle, on the other hand, is found in the walls of organs and is responsible for involuntary movements.

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  • 21. 

    Which tissue propels blood into circulation as it contracts and is located in the walls of the heart? 

    • A.

      Smooth muscle

    • B.

      Cardiac muscle

    • C.

      Skeletal muscle

    Correct Answer
    B. Cardiac muscle
    Explanation
    Cardiac muscle is the correct answer because it is the specific type of muscle tissue that contracts and propels blood into circulation. It is located in the walls of the heart and is responsible for the rhythmic contractions that pump blood throughout the body. Unlike skeletal muscle, which is under voluntary control, cardiac muscle is involuntary and contracts automatically. Smooth muscle, on the other hand, is found in the walls of organs and blood vessels, but it does not have the same role in propelling blood as cardiac muscle does.

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  • 22. 

    Which tissue propels food, urine, and a baby (invol. control) and is the walls of hollow organs? 

    • A.

      Smooth muscle

    • B.

      Skeletal muscle

    Correct Answer
    A. Smooth muscle
    Explanation
    Smooth muscle is the correct answer because it is the type of tissue that propels food, urine, and a baby (involuntary control) and is found in the walls of hollow organs. Smooth muscle is responsible for the rhythmic contractions that move substances through organs such as the digestive tract, urinary bladder, and uterus. Unlike skeletal muscle, which is under voluntary control, smooth muscle contracts involuntarily and is not striated in appearance.

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