Classification Of Tissues

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Classification Of Tissues

Welcome to the electronic learning environment for advanced human anatomy and physiology class. This testing instrument has been designed to test your knowledge of epithelial and connective tissues. I wish you the best of luck and earn high score! You can find additional tests and flashcards on Mitchell's Cosmic Adventure science website. Thank you!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    _____ lines body cavities and covers the body's external surface.
    • A. 

      Connective

    • B. 

      Epithelium

    • C. 

      Muscle

    • D. 

      Nervous

    • E. 

      Bone

  • 2. 
    _____ pumps blood, flushes urine out of the body, allows one to swing a bat.
    • A. 

      Connective

    • B. 

      Epithelium

    • C. 

      Muscle

    • D. 

      Nervous

    • E. 

      Bone

  • 3. 
    _____ transmits electrochemical impulses.
    • A. 

      Connective

    • B. 

      Epithelium

    • C. 

      Muscle

    • D. 

      Nervous

    • E. 

      Bone

  • 4. 
    _____ tissue anchors, packages, and supports body organs.
    • A. 

      Connective

    • B. 

      Epithelium

    • C. 

      Muscle

    • D. 

      Nervous

    • E. 

      Bone

  • 5. 
    _____ cells may absorb, filter, and secrete fluids.
    • A. 

      Connective

    • B. 

      Epithelium

    • C. 

      Muscle

    • D. 

      Nervous

    • E. 

      Bone

  • 6. 
    _____ tissue major function is to contract.
    • A. 

      Connective

    • B. 

      Epithelium

    • C. 

      Muscle

    • D. 

      Nervous

    • E. 

      Bone

  • 7. 
    Epithelium tissue is found to synthesize various hormones.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    _____ tissue is the most durable tissue type among the list below.
    • A. 

      Connective

    • B. 

      Epithelium

    • C. 

      Muscle

    • D. 

      Nervous

    • E. 

      Bone

  • 9. 
    _____ tissue is the abundant nonliving extracellular matrix.
    • A. 

      Connective

    • B. 

      Epithelium

    • C. 

      Muscle

    • D. 

      Nervous

    • E. 

      Bone

  • 10. 
    _____ tissue forms nerves and the brain.
    • A. 

      Connective

    • B. 

      Epithelium

    • C. 

      Muscle

    • D. 

      Nervous

    • E. 

      Bone

  • 11. 
    Please select five of the most correct characteristics for epithelial tissue.   (Please select five correct answers to receive credit for this question.)
    • A. 

      Cell fit closely together

    • B. 

      Forming sheetlike membranes

    • C. 

      Little intercellular material between cells

    • D. 

      Avascular

    • E. 

      Low regenerative capacity

    • F. 

      Membrane has a covered edge

  • 12. 
    Epithelial tissues are classified on the which of the three basis?   (Please select the three most correct answers.)
    • A. 

      Number of layers of epithelial tissue

    • B. 

      Cell shape

    • C. 

      Cell color

    • D. 

      Position of basement membrane

    • E. 

      Type of matrix

  • 13. 
    _____ glands are ductless glands. They produce hormones, which are liberated into the extracellular fluid to enter into the blood.   (Please observe correct grammar rules for entering your answer.)
  • 14. 
    _____ glands maintain their ducts and manufacture secretions of various types (oil, digestive enzymes, perspiration), which are ducted to the body or membrane.   (Please observe the correct grammar rules.)
  • 15. 
    Which type of membraneous epithelial tissue has long cells with nuclei near the basement membrane?
    • A. 

      Simple squamous

    • B. 

      Simple cuboidal

    • C. 

      Simple columnar

    • D. 

      Pseudostratified columnar

    • E. 

      Stratified squamous

    • F. 

      Stratified cuboidal

    • G. 

      Stratified columnar

    • H. 

      Stratified transitional

  • 16. 
    Which type of membraneous epithelial tissue is specialized to react to stress/tension?
    • A. 

      Simple squamous

    • B. 

      Simple cuboidal

    • C. 

      Simple columnar

    • D. 

      Pseudostratified columnar

    • E. 

      Stratified squamous

    • F. 

      Stratified cuboidal

    • G. 

      Stratified columnar

    • H. 

      Stratified transitional

  • 17. 
    Which type of membraneous epithelial tissue has single flat layer of cells?
    • A. 

      Simple squamous

    • B. 

      Simple cuboidal

    • C. 

      Simple columnar

    • D. 

      Pseudostratified columnar

    • E. 

      Stratified squamous

    • F. 

      Stratified cuboidal

    • G. 

      Stratified columnar

    • H. 

      Stratified transitional

  • 18. 
    Which type of membraneous epithelial tissue for absorbing and secreting fluids?
    • A. 

      Simple squamous

    • B. 

      Simple cuboidal

    • C. 

      Simple columnar

    • D. 

      Pseudostratified columnar

    • E. 

      Stratified squamous

    • F. 

      Stratified cuboidal

    • G. 

      Stratified columnar

    • H. 

      Stratified transitional

  • 19. 
    Which type of membraneous epithelial tissue whose cells are so closely packed together. They release oxygen by diffusion?
    • A. 

      Simple squamous

    • B. 

      Simple cuboidal

    • C. 

      Simple columnar

    • D. 

      Pseudostratified columnar

    • E. 

      Stratified squamous

    • F. 

      Stratified cuboidal

    • G. 

      Stratified columnar

    • H. 

      Stratified transitional

  • 20. 
    What type of glandular epithelium tissue releases fluid and has no effect on the tissue itself?
    • A. 

      Merocrine

    • B. 

      Apocrine

    • C. 

      Holocrine

    • D. 

      Answer option 4

  • 21. 
    What type of glandular epithelium tissue are mammary glands?
    • A. 

      Merocrine

    • B. 

      Apocrine

    • C. 

      Holocrine

    • D. 

      Answer option 4

  • 22. 
    What type of glandular epithelium tissue are sweat and salivary glands?
    • A. 

      Merocrine

    • B. 

      Apocrine

    • C. 

      Holocrine

    • D. 

      Answer option 4

  • 23. 
    What type of glandular epithelium tissue are made of serous and mucus cells?
    • A. 

      Merocrine

    • B. 

      Apocrine

    • C. 

      Holocrine

    • D. 

      Answer option 4

  • 24. 
    What type of connective tissue acts as a storage depot for fat?
    • A. 

      Adipose connective tissue

    • B. 

      Areolar connective tissue

    • C. 

      Dense fibrous connective tissue

    • D. 

      Elastic cartilage

    • E. 

      Elastic

    • F. 

      Fibrocartilage

    • G. 

      Hematopoietic tissue

    • H. 

      Hyaline cartilage

    • I. 

      Osseous tissue

  • 25. 
    What type of connective tissue composes the dermis of the skin?
    • A. 

      Adipose connective tissue

    • B. 

      Areolar connective tissue

    • C. 

      Dense fibrous connective tissue

    • D. 

      Elastic cartilage

    • E. 

      Elastic

    • F. 

      Fibrocartilage

    • G. 

      Hematopoietic tissue

    • H. 

      Hyaline cartilage

    • I. 

      Osseous tissue

  • 26. 
    What type of connective tissue makes up the intervertebral discs?
    • A. 

      Adipose connective tissue

    • B. 

      Areolar connective tissue

    • C. 

      Dense fibrous connective tissue

    • D. 

      Elastic cartilage

    • E. 

      Elastic

    • F. 

      Fibrocartilage

    • G. 

      Hematopoietic tissue

    • H. 

      Hyaline cartilage

    • I. 

      Osseous tissue

  • 27. 
    What type of connective tissue forms the hip bone.
    • A. 

      Adipose connective tissue

    • B. 

      Areolar connective tissue

    • C. 

      Dense fibrous connective tissue

    • D. 

      Elastic cartilage

    • E. 

      Elastic

    • F. 

      Fibrocartilage

    • G. 

      Hematopoietic tissue

    • H. 

      Hyaline cartilage

    • I. 

      Osseous tissue

  • 28. 
    What type of connective tissue composes basement membranes, a soft packaging tissue with a jellylike matrix?
    • A. 

      Adipose connective tissue

    • B. 

      Areolar connective tissue

    • C. 

      Dense fibrous connective tissue

    • D. 

      Elastic cartilage

    • E. 

      Elastic

    • F. 

      Fibrocartilage

    • G. 

      Hematopoietic tissue

    • H. 

      Hyaline cartilage

    • I. 

      Osseous tissue

  • 29. 
    What type of connective tissue is structurally amorphous matrix heavily invaded with fibers; appears glassy and smooth?
    • A. 

      Adipose connective tissue

    • B. 

      Areolar connective tissue

    • C. 

      Dense fibrous connective tissue

    • D. 

      Elastic cartilage

    • E. 

      Elastic

    • F. 

      Fibrocartilage

    • G. 

      Hematopoietic tissue

    • H. 

      Hyaline cartilage

    • I. 

      Osseous tissue

  • 30. 
    What type of connective tissue has matrix hard owing to calcium salts?
    • A. 

      Adipose connective tissue

    • B. 

      Areolar connective tissue

    • C. 

      Dense fibrous connective tissue

    • D. 

      Elastic cartilage

    • E. 

      Elastic

    • F. 

      Fibrocartilage

    • G. 

      Hematopoietic tissue

    • H. 

      Hyaline cartilage

    • I. 

      Osseous tissue