Overview Of Epithelial Tissue Quiz

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Do you know all about cells and tissues found in our body? If so, can you tell what epithelial tissue is and where it originates from? Check out this quiz, and you'll get such informative questions and answers related to this tissue. Epithelial tissue or epithelium forms the outer layer of our skin and is widespread throughout our body. This quiz is really helpful for the students who have just started learning about different types of tissues. Also, it would test their understanding of the overview of the epithelial tissue quiz. Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the classification of epithelial tissue?
    • A. 

      Covering -->  simple or stratified

    • B. 

      Glandular exocrine or endocrine

    • C. 

      Pigmented ,spermatogenic , sensory

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    Epithelial tissue originates from:
    • A. 

      Ectoderm ( epidermis, sweat glands and mammary glands) 

    • B. 

      Mesoderm ( mesothelium and endothelium)

    • C. 

      Endoderm (airway epithelium, thyroid, liver cells)

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    The properties of epithelium are:
    • A. 

      They have apical and basal poles and lateral surfaces as they are polarized 

    • B. 

      The apical pole might be cover by microvilli, stereocilia or cilia 

    • C. 

      The epithelial cells are always separated from the basement membrane 

    • D. 

      They have a lot of junctions with each other and with the basement membrane 

    • E. 

      The tissue is vascular 

    • F. 

      It does not regenerate 

    • G. 

      The tissue is avascular 

    • H. 

      It has a good regeneration 

  • 4. 
    What are the functions of the basement membrane?
    • A. 

      It supporting epithelial cells 

    • B. 

      It forms a barrier between epithelium and other tissues 

    • C. 

      It works as a filter which allowing only water, oxygen and small molecules or ions to pass

    • D. 

      It provides nourishment to the cells 

  • 5. 
    The basement membrane is composed of one lamina 
    • A. 

      True, the basal lamina which have two parts lamina lucida and lamina densa 

    • B. 

      False, the basal lamina composed of two laminas the reticular lamina and the basal lamina which have the lamina lucida and the lamina densa.

  • 6. 
    What are the intercellular junctions of the epithelial cells?
    • A. 

      Desmosome 

    • B. 

      Hemidesmosome 

    • C. 

      Adherent 

    • D. 

      Tight 

    • E. 

      Gap 

  • 7. 
    The basement membrane of pseudostratified columnar ciliated epithelium is composed from:
    • A. 

      Basal\cone shaped cells

    • B. 

      Elongated cells 

    • C. 

      Columnar cells 

    • D. 

      Goblet cells 

    • E. 

      Simple squamous cells 

  • 8. 
    What does the stratified squamous non-keratinized epithelium basement membrane is composed from?
    • A. 

      Basal layer- one layer of cuboidal/columnar cells 

    • B. 

      Basal layer- two layers of cuboidal/columnar cells 

    • C. 

      Intermediate- few layers of polygonal cells

    • D. 

      Intermediate- one layers of polygonal cells

    • E. 

      Surface- few layers of flat cells 

    • F. 

      Surface- one or two layers of flat cells

  • 9. 
    The epithelium of the vagina is stimulated by estrogen, they produce and accumulate glycogen. when the cells dies a bacteria convert the glycogen into lactic acid which in result lowers down the pH of the vagina 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    What are the layers of stratified squamous keratinized epithelium basement membrane?
    • A. 

      1) lat. stratum basale, 2) lat. stratum spinosum, 3) lat. stratum granulosum, 4) lat. stratum lucidum, 5) lat. stratum corneum 

    • B. 

       1) lat. stratum spinosum,2) lat. stratum ovarium, 3) lat. stratum perichondrium, 4) lat. stratum basale  

    • C. 

      1) lat. stratum basale, lat. stratum spinosum, 3) lat. stratum granulosum, 4) lat. stratum lucidum, 5) lat. stratum fasciculus 

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    In the surface layer of the basement membrane of the transitional cells there are specialized cells which are called umbrella cells 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False, they lay in the basal layer 

  • 12. 
    Goblet cell:
    • A. 

      Can be found in airway and intestine epithelium 

    • B. 

      It is an apocrine type secretion 

    • C. 

      Secrete mucus 

    • D. 

      Secrete mucus and histamine 

    • E. 

      Can be found only in the airway

    • F. 

      It is a merocrine type secretion 

    • G. 

      It is a holocrine type secretion 

  • 13. 
    Compound glands=
    • A. 

      Duct with two or more branches + secretory portion

    • B. 

      Secretory portion + duct

    • C. 

      Are found everywhere

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    In multicellular exocrine glands (simple\compound) the secretory portions can be either tubular, acinar or tubuloacinar
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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