Integumentary (Skin) Practice Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    In the figure below, which layer (1a, 1b, or 1c) is the EPIDERMIS?

    Explanation
    See page 114

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  • 2. 

    In the figure below, which layer (1a, 1b, or 1c) is the HYPODERMIS?

    Explanation
    See page 114

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  • 3. 

    A burn which destroys the entire thickness of skin, appears blanched (gray-white) or blackened, and is not painful due to destroyed nerves is considered a:

    • A.

      Partial-thickness burn

    • B.

      1st degree burn

    • C.

      2nd degree burn

    • D.

      3rd degree burn

    Correct Answer
    D. 3rd degree burn
    Explanation
    See page 124

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  • 4. 

    A burn patient has her entire left leg (anterior and posterior side) from hip to foot burned.  What is the extent of the burn, according to the rule of nines?

    • A.

      9%

    • B.

      18%

    • C.

      27%

    • D.

      36%

    Correct Answer
    B. 18%
    Explanation
    See page 125

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  • 5. 

    The two main harmful physiological effects of critical burns are

    • A.

      Heat loss and dessication

    • B.

      Dehydration and infection

    • C.

      Chemical damage and fluid loss

    • D.

      Bacterial invasion and cosmetic scars

    Correct Answer
    B. Dehydration and infection
    Explanation
    See page 124

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  • 6. 

    Why does electrolyte imbalance occur in critical burns?

    • A.

      The victim is unable to eat or drink for several days due to the severity of the burn

    • B.

      Fluid containing electrolytes and proteins seeps from burned surfaces

    • C.

      Electrolytes are lost due to increased urine production after a burn

    • D.

      Proteins in the skin cells are denatured when exposed to severe heat

    Correct Answer
    B. Fluid containing electrolytes and proteins seeps from burned surfaces
    Explanation
    See page 124

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  • 7. 

    In the figure below, which structure is a SWEAT GLAND?

    Correct Answer
    10
    Explanation
    See page 114

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  • 8. 

    In the figure below, which structure is a HAIR FOLLICLE?

    Correct Answer
    11
    12
    Explanation
    See page 114

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  • 9. 

    Melanin produced by melanocytes in the skin offers protection from:

    • A.

      Ultraviolet radiation

    • B.

      Thermal damage

    • C.

      Dessication

    • D.

      Chemical damage

    Correct Answer
    A. Ultraviolet radiation
    Explanation
    page 113

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  • 10. 

    Urea and uric acid are extreted through:

    • A.

      Cholesterol molecules in the skin

    • B.

      The "acid" mantle," skin secretions that inhibit bacteria

    • C.

      Perspiration produced by sweat glands

    • D.

      Blood that flushes into skin capillary beds

    Correct Answer
    C. Perspiration produced by sweat glands
    Explanation
    page 113

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