Histology Of Skin And Hair

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  • 1. 
    The  microscopic study of the skin is called : 
    • A. 

      Histology

    • B. 

      Endocrinology

    • C. 

      Dermatology

    • D. 

      Trichology

  • 2. 
    " Full anagen" or "Late anagen" or " advanced anagen " or " anagen 6 or VI or " deepest anagen" indicates: 
    • A. 

      Shallow telogen

    • B. 

      Lanugo hair

    • C. 

      Accelerated vellus hair

    • D. 

      Deepest follicule stage

  • 3. 
    Skin and its appendages receive nourishment from :
    • A. 

      The excretory system

    • B. 

      The endocrine system

    • C. 

      The blood vascular system

    • D. 

      The nervous system

  • 4. 
    What is the prickle cell layer of the skin? 
    • A. 

      Lucidum

    • B. 

      Corneum

    • C. 

      Spinosum

    • D. 

      Granulosum

  • 5. 
    Which of the following id not part of the pilosebaceous unit?
    • A. 

      Sudoriferous gland

    • B. 

      Dermal papilla

    • C. 

      Sabaceous gland

    • D. 

      Arrector pili muscle

  • 6. 
    In which layer of the skin is eleidin found? 
    • A. 

      Epidermis : Stratum Lucidum

    • B. 

      Epidermis: Stratum Germinativum

    • C. 

      Dermis:Papillary Layer

    • D. 

      Epidermis : Stratum Corneum

  • 7. 
    The arrector pili is : 
    • A. 

      An involuntary muscle

    • B. 

      A static muscle

    • C. 

      A voluntary muscle

    • D. 

      A strong Muscle

  • 8. 
    Which  of the following statements about the sebaceous glands is true ? 
    • A. 

      They control the body temperature

    • B. 

      They are always associated with hair follicles

    • C. 

      They are abundant on the face only

    • D. 

      They are a source of new hairs

  • 9. 
    The visible portion of a hair is called :
    • A. 

      Shaft

    • B. 

      Shank

    • C. 

      Root

    • D. 

      A&B

  • 10. 
    Hair cells in the cortex layer are :
    • A. 

      Flattened

    • B. 

      Elongated

    • C. 

      Round

    • D. 

      Polyhedral

  • 11. 
    The follicule of terminal hair is found to be of greatest depth in : 
    • A. 

      Early stage of telogen

    • B. 

      Early stage of anagen

    • C. 

      Advanced stage of telogen

    • D. 

      Advanced stage of anagen

  • 12. 
    In what type of skin are melanocytes larger and more active ?
    • A. 

      Light skin

    • B. 

      Fair Skin

    • C. 

      Dark skin

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    The  blood and nerve supply of hair follicule is found in the : 
    • A. 

      Cuticle

    • B. 

      Cortex

    • C. 

      Papilla

    • D. 

      Bulb

  • 14. 
    What is the outermost layer of the skin?
    • A. 

      Dermis

    • B. 

      Epidermis

    • C. 

      Sub-cutaneous

    • D. 

      Basal

  • 15. 
    The  layer of  the epidermis which produces melanin is called : 
    • A. 

      Basal layer

    • B. 

      Spiny layer

    • C. 

      Prickle layer

    • D. 

      Horny layer

  • 16. 
    The fibrous portion of the dermis contains all exept:
    • A. 

      Collagen

    • B. 

      Elastic fibers

    • C. 

      Reticulum

    • D. 

      Mast cells

  • 17. 
    Collagen makes the skin more 
    • A. 

      Elastic

    • B. 

      Hard

    • C. 

      Oily

    • D. 

      Dry

  • 18. 
    Other names for the dermis are cutis , derma, curium and : 
    • A. 

      Epidermis

    • B. 

      Lucid up skin

    • C. 

      True skin

    • D. 

      Granular layer

  • 19. 
    What is the name for the system that composes the skin and its appendages ? 
    • A. 

      Central nervous

    • B. 

      Integumentary

    • C. 

      Vascular

    • D. 

      Respiratory

  • 20. 
    The dermis is made up of two layers :
    • A. 

      Adipose tissue and basal layer

    • B. 

      Papillary layer and horny layer

    • C. 

      Papillary and reticular layers

    • D. 

      Inner layer and granular layer

  • 21. 
    What statement can be made regarding hair follicles?
    • A. 

      Males have more follicles than women

    • B. 

      Females have more follicles than men

    • C. 

      Males and females have the same number of follicles.

    • D. 

      Children have more follicles than adult

  • 22. 
    Sensory nerves in the skin react to:
    • A. 

      Skin color

    • B. 

      Touch

    • C. 

      Eye color

    • D. 

      Light

  • 23. 
    Melanin protects the skin from:
    • A. 

      Pathogenic bacteria

    • B. 

      Electric heat

    • C. 

      Steam heat

    • D. 

      Ultra violet rays

  • 24. 
    Hair grows out of a depressionn in the :
    • A. 

      Germinative

    • B. 

      Dermis

    • C. 

      Subcutaneous

    • D. 

      Epidermis

  • 25. 
    The main function of sebum is to prevent the skin from :
    • A. 

      Losing moisture

    • B. 

      Becoming dirty

    • C. 

      Losing Color

    • D. 

      Becoming Blemished

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