Layers Of Skin Integumentary System Quiz

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Get ready to take this layers of skin integumentary system quiz that we have brought for you. Do you know all layers of the skin and something more about skin problems? If yes, it should not be hard for you to score high on this quiz. There are some questions that will not only test you but will also educate you even more. So, will you be up to this challenge of scoring at least 70 percent? Let's see!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is startum corneum? 
    • A. 

      Dermal-Epidermal layer

    • B. 

      Outermost layer

    • C. 

      Cyanosis

    • D. 

      Clear layer that covers granulosum

  • 2. 
    What are the 3 functions of skin?
    • A. 

      Protection

    • B. 

      Temperature

    • C. 

      Make us look good

    • D. 

      Sense organ

  • 3. 
    Apocrine glands become active during puberty.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Found in the upper dermis, looks like parallel rows. It binds skin layers together and forms ridges and grooves of fingerprints.
    • A. 

      Dermal papillae

    • B. 

      Epidermis layer

    • C. 

      Dermis

    • D. 

      White fibrous

  • 5. 
    What stops water loss?
    • A. 

      Keratin

    • B. 

      Melanin

    • C. 

      Sweat glands

    • D. 

      Vessels

  • 6. 
    You have the same fingerprints now as when you were a baby.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    What are the appendages of the Integumentary system?
    • A. 

      Hair, nails, skin glands

    • B. 

      Hair, eye color, nails

    • C. 

      Nails, skin color, hair

    • D. 

      Legs, arms, toes

  • 8. 
    What is the skin shelter?
    • A. 

      Sweat glands

    • B. 

      Keratin

    • C. 

      Melanin

    • D. 

      Vessels

  • 9. 
    The dermis is the outermost and is made of stratified squamous cells. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    You get new skin every 15-30 days.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Cyanosis is the increase in blood flow. Skin turns a bluish-gray color.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Check all that apply.The subcutaneous layer is
    • A. 

      Found under the dermal layer

    • B. 

      Allows skin repair

    • C. 

      Made mostly of loose connective tissue and fat.

    • D. 

      Insulates

    • E. 

      Stores energy

    • F. 

      Absorbs shock

  • 13. 
    What are the 5 epidermal layers?
    • A. 

      Epidermis

    • B. 

      Stratum germinativum

    • C. 

      Stratum spinosum

    • D. 

      Dermis

    • E. 

      Stratum granulosum

    • F. 

      Lanugo

    • G. 

      Stratum lucidum

    • H. 

      Stratum corneum

  • 14. 
    What is the epidermis held together by?
    • A. 

      Scotch tape

    • B. 

      Glue

    • C. 

      Keratin

    • D. 

      Desmosomes

  • 15. 
    What epidermal layer undergoes mitosis, allows skin repair, and maintains an effective barrier?
    • A. 

      Stratum spinosum

    • B. 

      Stratum lucidum

    • C. 

      Stratum corneum

    • D. 

      Stratum germinativum

  • 16. 
    When does hair growth begin?
    • A. 

      When you are born

    • B. 

      Cells of epidermis grow down into the dermis creating follicles

    • C. 

      When it is nourished by blood vessels

    • D. 

      When the arrector pili muscle is stimulated

  • 17. 
    When new cells are made, they begin to move toward the surface.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Made up of the membrane sheet called integument.
    • A. 

      Dermis

    • B. 

      Integumentary System

    • C. 

      Epidermal layer

    • D. 

      Stratum germinativum

  • 19. 
    What do melanocytes do?
    • A. 

      Repairs skin

    • B. 

      Turn your skin a bluish gray color

    • C. 

      Produces pigment

    • D. 

      Waterproofs skin

  • 20. 
    As new cells move toward the surface, their cytoplasm is replaced with the protein keratin.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Keratin is a material that allows your skin to soak up water.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Nails are an accessory organ.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Forms when epidermal cells fill with keratin and become hard.
    • A. 

      Sweat

    • B. 

      Hair

    • C. 

      Nails

    • D. 

      Milky substance

  • 24. 
    What is a lanula?
    • A. 

      Another name for the moon

    • B. 

      I don't know

    • C. 

      Whitish color of the nail

    • D. 

      The visible part of the nail

  • 25. 
    Deeper of the two layers and much thicker. This layer has mostly connective tissue scattered far apart with many fibers in between.
    • A. 

      Epidermis

    • B. 

      Stratum granulosum

    • C. 

      Dermis

    • D. 

      Stratum corneum

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