Integumentary (Skin) Practice Quiz

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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?
  • 2. 
    In the figure below, which layer (1a, 1b, or 1c) is the HYPODERMIS?
  • 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

  • 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%

  • 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

  • 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

  • 7. 
    In the figure below, which structure is a SWEAT GLAND?
  • 8. 
    In the figure below, which structure is a HAIR FOLLICLE?
  • 9. 
    Melanin produced by melanocytes in the skin offers protection from:
    • A. 

      Ultraviolet radiation

    • B. 

      Thermal damage

    • C. 

      Dessication

    • D. 

      Chemical damage

  • 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

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