Integument System Test: Would You Pass?

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Integument System Test: Would You Pass?

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The stratum germinativum and the stratum corneum are layers of the
    • A. 

      Corium

    • B. 

      True skin

    • C. 

      Epidermis

    • D. 

      Dermis

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is associated with tanning?
    • A. 

      Melanocytes

    • B. 

      Arrector pili muscles

    • C. 

      Apocrine glands

    • D. 

      Sudoriferous glands

  • 3. 
    Who or what is covered with vernix caseosa?
    • A. 

      A pregnant women

    • B. 

      A toddler

    • C. 

      A fetus

    • D. 

      The pregnant uterus

  • 4. 
    Which word is most descriptive of sudoriferous?
    • A. 

      Yellow

    • B. 

      Sweat

    • C. 

      Hot

    • D. 

      Tan

  • 5. 
    If the blood vessels of the skin dilate the person appears
    • A. 

      Jaudiced

    • B. 

      Flushed

    • C. 

      Cyanotic

    • D. 

      Pale and washed out

  • 6. 
    Ceruminous glands
    • A. 

      Secrete vernix caseosa

    • B. 

      Are sebaceous glands

    • C. 

      Secrete wax in the outer ear

    • D. 

      Are responsible for the summer tan

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is a consequence of a congenital absence of eccrine glands?
    • A. 

      Jaundice

    • B. 

      Vitiligo

    • C. 

      Acne vulgaris

    • D. 

      Inability to regulate body temperature

  • 8. 
    Radiation, conduction, convection, and evaporation are terms that are concerned with
    • A. 

      Temperature

    • B. 

      Skin color

    • C. 

      Sweat glands

    • D. 

      Exocrine glands

  • 9. 
    Hives are called
    • A. 

      Impetigo

    • B. 

      Urticaria

    • C. 

      Psoriasis

    • D. 

      Vitiligo

  • 10. 
    What is the color of the skin that is supplied by oxygen-poor blood?
    • A. 

      Keratinized

    • B. 

      Jaundiced

    • C. 

      Cyanotic

    • D. 

      Pink

  • 11. 
    Which of the following lies upon the subcutaneous layer?
    • A. 

      Stratum corneum

    • B. 

      Epidermis

    • C. 

      Dermis

    • D. 

      Stratum germinativum

  • 12. 
    What is the result of the contraction of the arrector pili muscles?
    • A. 

      Nail growth

    • B. 

      Shivering and goosebumps

    • C. 

      Sweating

    • D. 

      Tanning

  • 13. 
    Which type of gland secretes vernix caseosa in the fetus?
    • A. 

      Sudoriferous gland

    • B. 

      Apocrine gland

    • C. 

      Eccrine gland

    • D. 

      Sebaceous gland

  • 14. 
    Which gland is more apt to develop a blackhead or pimple?
    • A. 

      Sebaceous gland

    • B. 

      Apocrine gland

    • C. 

      Eccrine gland

    • D. 

      Sudoriferous gland

  • 15. 
    Which gland is responsible for body odor?
    • A. 

      Apocrine glands

    • B. 

      Arrector pili

    • C. 

      Melanocytes

    • D. 

      Sebaceous glands

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is true of both the mammary glands and ceruminous glands?
    • A. 

      Both are sebaceous glands

    • B. 

      Both are modified sweat glands

    • C. 

      Both are concerned with temperature regulation

    • D. 

      Both secrete earwax

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is associated with the conservation of heat?
    • A. 

      The person appears flushed

    • B. 

      The person sweats

    • C. 

      Melanin is secreted

    • D. 

      Blood vessels constrict

  • 18. 
    Why does a person sweat and become flushed while exercising?
    • A. 

      To decrease heat production

    • B. 

      To keep the heat in the core or center of the body

    • C. 

      To lose heat

    • D. 

      To prevent hypothermia

  • 19. 
    What is an effect of shivering?
    • A. 

      Increases heat production

    • B. 

      Increases heat loss

    • C. 

      Causes the blood vessels of the skin to dilate

    • D. 

      Decreases sweating

  • 20. 
    Which of the following has the poorest prognosis?
    • A. 

      Freckles

    • B. 

      Vitiligo

    • C. 

      Melanoma

    • D. 

      Albinism

  • 21. 
    What is the layer that insulates the body from extreme temperature changes in the external enviroment?
    • A. 

      Epidermis

    • B. 

      Subcutaneous

    • C. 

      Stratum germinativum

    • D. 

      Dermis

  • 22. 
    Which of the following is avascular?
    • A. 

      Epidermis

    • B. 

      Subcutaneous layer

    • C. 

      Dermis

    • D. 

      Underlying muscle

  • 23. 
    What is the name of the yellow pigment found in skin?
    • A. 

      Keratin

    • B. 

      Collagen

    • C. 

      Carotene

    • D. 

      Vitamin D

  • 24. 
    What substance is produced by the skin and is necessary for the absorption of calcium from the digestive tract?
    • A. 

      Vitamin D

    • B. 

      Keratin

    • C. 

      Carotene

    • D. 

      Collagen

  • 25. 
    Anticancer drugs often cause hair loss, a condition called_______.
    • A. 

      Alopecia

    • B. 

      Jaundice

    • C. 

      Vitiligo

    • D. 

      Keratinization

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