An Integumentary System Multiple Choice Quiz!

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An Integumentary System Multiple Choice Quiz!

In this quiz, we’ll be taking a look at an often-understated biological study – the integumentary system, whereby the skin and its associated appendages act to protect our bodies from harm. What can you tell us in this multiple-choice examination? Let’s find out right now!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which layer accounts for 3/4 of the epidermal thickness?
    • A. 

      Corneum

    • B. 

      Basale

    • C. 

      Spinosum

    • D. 

      Lucidium

  • 2. 
    Hair is filamentous strands of __________________cells.
  • 3. 
    _________________ is hair thinning that occurs on both sexes.
  • 4. 
    ____________ is the most dangerous type of skin cancer.
  • 5. 
    How many major regions are in the skin?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      7

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    Which cells of the epidermis produce fibrous protein keratin?
    • A. 

      Melanocytes

    • B. 

      Langerhans' Cells

    • C. 

      Merkel cells

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    Which glands are not active until puberty?
  • 8. 
    Dilation (____________) and constriction (____________) occurs to regulate body temperature. 
  • 9. 
    What type of burn only affects the epidermis and upper regions of the dermis?
  • 10. 
    The papillary layer of the dermis consists of areolar connective tissue with collagen and elastic fibers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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