Skin Structure, Growth And Nutrition Quiz! Trivia

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Skin Structure, Growth And Nutrition Quiz! Trivia

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  • 1. 
    A(n) _______ is a physician who specializes in diseases and disorders of the skin, hair, and nails.
    • A. 

      Histologist

    • B. 

      Dermatologist

    • C. 

      Estheticians

    • D. 

      Pediatrician

  • 2. 
    Healthy skin is:
    • A. 

      Smooth with a fine-grained texture

    • B. 

      Highly acidic

    • C. 

      Dry and tough

    • D. 

      Inflexible

  • 3. 
    All of the following are appendages of the skin except:
    • A. 

      Sudoriferous glands

    • B. 

      Nails

    • C. 

      Adrenal glands

    • D. 

      Hair

  • 4. 
    Which of the following correctly identifies the layers of the skin and fat from the outermost layer to the innermost layer?
    • A. 

      Dermis, subcutaneous, epidermis

    • B. 

      Epidermis, subcutaneous, dermis

    • C. 

      Dermis, epidermis, subcutaneous

    • D. 

      Epidermis, dermis, subcutaneous

  • 5. 
    Cells that are almost dead and pushed to the surface to replace cells are shed from the:
    • A. 

      Stratum corneum

    • B. 

      Stratum lucidum

    • C. 

      Stratum germinativum

    • D. 

      Stratum granulosum

  • 6. 
    The layer directly beneath the epidermis is the:
    • A. 

      Reticular layer

    • B. 

      Stratum spinosum

    • C. 

      Papillary layer

    • D. 

      Subcutaneous tissue

  • 7. 
    Which type of tissue gives smoothness and contour to the body and provides a protective cushion?
    • A. 

      Subcutaneous tissue

    • B. 

      Cardiac tissue

    • C. 

      Muscle tissue

    • D. 

      Nerve tissue

  • 8. 
    Which nerve fibers are distributed to the arrector pili muscles attached to the hair follicles?
    • A. 

      Motor nerve fibers

    • B. 

      Sensory nerve fibers

    • C. 

      Secretary nerve fibers

    • D. 

      Impulse nerve fibers

  • 9. 
    Nerves that regulate the secretion of perspiration and sebum are:
    • A. 

      Motor nerve fibers

    • B. 

      Sensory nerve fibers

    • C. 

      Secretory nerve fibers

    • D. 

      Impulse nerve fibers

  • 10. 
    Basic sensations such as touch, pain, heat, cold, and pressure are registered by:
    • A. 

      Arrestor pili muscles

    • B. 

      Nerve endings

    • C. 

      Sweat pores

    • D. 

      Hair follicles

  • 11. 
    The amount and type of pigment produced by an individual is determined primarily by his or her:
    • A. 

      Genes

    • B. 

      Gender

    • C. 

      Sun exposure

    • D. 

      Age

  • 12. 
    Skin gets its strength, form, and flexibility from:
    • A. 

      Collagen and keratin

    • B. 

      Sebum and melanin

    • C. 

      Keratin and elastin

    • D. 

      Collagen and elastin

  • 13. 
    The sudoriferous glands do not:
    • A. 

      Help the body regulate temperature

    • B. 

      Eliminate waste products

    • C. 

      Secrete a lubricating substance

    • D. 

      Exist on the palms or soles

  • 14. 
    To keep your body healthy, you must be sure that what you eat:
    • A. 

      Prevents hydration

    • B. 

      Causes fatigue

    • C. 

      Has a pleasant taste

    • D. 

      Regulates the functions of your cells

  • 15. 
    Which vitamin accelerates the skin's healing processing and is vitally important in fighting the aging process?
    • A. 

      Vitamin A

    • B. 

      Vitamin C

    • C. 

      Vitamin D

    • D. 

      Vitamins E

  • 16. 
    The epidermis is the _______ layer of the skin.
    • A. 

      Healthiest

    • B. 

      Thickest

    • C. 

      Thinnest

    • D. 

      Most important

  • 17. 
    The scalp has larger and deeper _______ than the skin on the rest of the body.
    • A. 

      Melanocytes

    • B. 

      Propionibacterium acnes

    • C. 

      Sensory nerve fibers

    • D. 

      Hair follicles

  • 18. 
    It is _______ for a cosmetologist to completely remove a client's callus in the salon.
    • A. 

      Safe

    • B. 

      Legal

    • C. 

      Prohibited

    • D. 

      Recommended

  • 19. 
    One of the best ways to follow a healthy diet is to read:
    • A. 

      Magazine articles

    • B. 

      Food labels

    • C. 

      Diet books

    • D. 

      Legal guidelines

  • 20. 
    Emotional stress and hormone imbalances can increase the flow of:
    • A. 

      Sebum

    • B. 

      Spinal fluid

    • C. 

      Lymph

    • D. 

      Pus

  • 21. 
    To function correctly, the body needs:
    • A. 

      Carbohydrates, proteins, and vitamins

    • B. 

      Carbohydrates, proteins, vitamins, and fats

    • C. 

      Carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, and minerals

    • D. 

      Carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, minerals, and water

  • 22. 
    The USDA recommends that people eat:
    • A. 

      Zero salt and zero sugar

    • B. 

      Large amounts of salt and sugar

    • C. 

      Moderate amounts of salt and sugar

    • D. 

      Moderate amounts of salt and no sugar

  • 23. 
    Vitamin pills are considered:
    • A. 

      Nutritional requirements

    • B. 

      Nutritional supplements

    • C. 

      Cosmetics

    • D. 

      Prescription medications

  • 24. 
    The appropriate amount of water that a person should drink each day is determined by the person's:
    • A. 

      Weight

    • B. 

      Age

    • C. 

      Skin color

    • D. 

      Medical history

  • 25. 
    Lack of water is the principal cause of:
    • A. 

      Daytime fatigue

    • B. 

      Daytime hunger

    • C. 

      Daytime mood swings

    • D. 

      Daytime memory loss

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