Clinical Integumentary System Quiz

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Clinical Integumentary System Quiz

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  • 1. 
    The structures of the integumentary system involved in protection is(are)
    • A. 

      Hair

    • B. 

      Skin

    • C. 

      Nails

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    What is the most common cause of skin cancer?
    • A. 

      Excessive exposure to the sun

    • B. 

      Exposure to light.

    • C. 

      Exposure to melanin

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is NOT a layer of the skin?
    • A. 

      Lunula

    • B. 

      Epidermis

    • C. 

      Dermis

    • D. 

      Subcutaneous

  • 4. 
    Which muscle attaches to the side of each follicle? 
    • A. 

      Polimotor

    • B. 

      Stratum corneum

    • C. 

      Digastric

    • D. 

      Scalene

  • 5. 
    What substance lubricates the hair and skin? 
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Sweat

    • C. 

      Bacteria

    • D. 

      Sebum

  • 6. 
    Fingernails and toenails are composed of 
    • A. 

      Sebum

    • B. 

      Keratin

    • C. 

      Pores

    • D. 

      Erythrocytes

  • 7. 
    Sweat glands are more numerous on all of the following except
    • A. 

      Hands

    • B. 

      Soles of feet

    • C. 

      Neck

    • D. 

      Forehead

  • 8. 
    Another name for a decubitus ulcer is a
    • A. 

      Bedsore

    • B. 

      Atopic

    • C. 

      Psoriasis

    • D. 

      Papillary

  • 9. 
    Psoriasis is most commonly seen on which of the following 
    • A. 

      Scalp

    • B. 

      Toenails

    • C. 

      Cheeks

    • D. 

      Hands

  • 10. 
    Eczema is most common in
    • A. 

      Adults

    • B. 

      Teenagers

    • C. 

      Infants

    • D. 

      The elderly

  • 11. 
    Skin cancer is 
    • A. 

      An area of skin and tissue that becomes injured or broken down

    • B. 

      Chronic skin disorder characterized by scaly and itching rashes

    • C. 

      Common skin condition that is characterized by frequent episodes of redness, itching, and thick, dry, scales on the skin

    • D. 

      A disease in which malignant cells are found in the epidermis

  • 12. 
    Skin signs are an objective evidence of
    • A. 

      Weight loss

    • B. 

      Good health

    • C. 

      An illness or disorder

    • D. 

      Pregnancy

  • 13. 
    How many degrees of burns are there? 
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      5

  • 14. 
    The stratum germinativum and the stratum corneum are layers of the
    • A. 

      Corium

    • B. 

      True skin

    • C. 

      Epidermis

    • D. 

      Dermis

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is associated with tanning?
    • A. 

      Melanocytes

    • B. 

      Arrector pili muscles

    • C. 

      Sebaceous glands

    • D. 

      Sudoriferous glands

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is a product of a sudoriferous gland?
    • A. 

      Sebum

    • B. 

      Sweat

    • C. 

      Melanin

    • D. 

      Keratin

    • E. 

      Vitamin D

  • 17. 
    Freckles and moles are due to accumulations of
    • A. 

      Sebum

    • B. 

      Vitamin D

    • C. 

      Melanin

    • D. 

      Sweat

    • E. 

      Keratin

  • 18. 
    Which of the following types of skin cancer has the poorest prognosis?
    • A. 

      Basal cell carcinoma

    • B. 

      Squamous cell carcinoma

    • C. 

      Melanoma

  • 19. 
    Which of the following types of skin cancer is the most common?
    • A. 

      Basal cell carcinoma

    • B. 

      Squamous cell carcinoma

    • C. 

      Melanoma

  • 20. 
    Which of the following is another name for oil and is secreted by glands that are adjacent to hair follicles?
    • A. 

      Sebum

    • B. 

      Sweat

    • C. 

      Melanin

    • D. 

      Vitamin D

    • E. 

      Keratin

  • 21. 
    Which of the following is the name of the white crescent at the base of the nail?
    • A. 

      Lunula

    • B. 

      Matrix

    • C. 

      Nail body

    • D. 

      Nail bed

    • E. 

      Nail root

  • 22. 
    Which of the following is NOT true about the growth of hair?
    • A. 

      Hair continuously extends by growing at the tip.

    • B. 

      The best way to permanently stop hair growth is to damage the follicle.

    • C. 

      The hair shaft is mostly made of keratin.

    • D. 

      None of the answer choices are true.

  • 23. 
    Which part of the hair contains the blood vessels that nourish the growing hair follicle?
    • A. 

      Shaft

    • B. 

      Root

    • C. 

      Follicle

    • D. 

      Papilla

  • 24. 
    Whch part of the hair makes the hair shaft become erect which has the effect of causing goose bumps
    • A. 

      Hair root Plexus

    • B. 

      Arrector Pili

    • C. 

      Subacious glands

    • D. 

      Papilla

  • 25. 
    What part of the nail is responsible for the growth of the nail?
    • A. 

      Root

    • B. 

      Matrix

    • C. 

      Plate/Body

    • D. 

      Lunula

    • E. 

      Cuticle

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