Integumentary Practice Exam Part 1 - A & P Zoo 172 For Exam 1

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Integumentary System Quizzes & Trivia

This is a part one of a practice exam for the first Exam in Zoology 172 A & P for Nursing School at Miami University. This covers integumentary system and some skeletal system.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the largest organ in the human body?
    • A. 

      Skeleton

    • B. 

      Liver

    • C. 

      Heart

    • D. 

      Integument

    • E. 

      Large intestines

  • 2. 
    Skin has how many tissue layers?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      1

  • 3. 
    What disease is known as "the great imitator?"
    • A. 

      Hodgekin's Disease

    • B. 

      Melanoma

    • C. 

      Lyme Disease

    • D. 

      Shingles

  • 4. 
    The epidermis is made up of _____ layers.
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      3

    • E. 

      6

  • 5. 
    The deepest layer of the epidermis is the __________.
    • A. 

      Stratum granulosum

    • B. 

      Stratum spinosum

    • C. 

      Stratum basale

    • D. 

      Stratum corneum

  • 6. 
    The dermis is avascular?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The process whereby skin cells die and harden is called____________.
    • A. 

      Granulosum

    • B. 

      Carcenoma

    • C. 

      Keratinization

    • D. 

      Transformation

  • 8. 
    Brownish/black hair has more ______________.
    • A. 

      Melanin

    • B. 

      Eumelanin

    • C. 

      Pheomelanin

  • 9. 
    The tension resisting layer of the epidermis that is called the prickly layer is __________.
    • A. 

      Stratum corneum

    • B. 

      Stratum lucidum

    • C. 

      Stratum basale

    • D. 

      Stratum spinosum

  • 10. 
    Langerhan's cells are found in the _____________ layer of the epidermis.
    • A. 

      Stratum corneum

    • B. 

      Stratum lucidum

    • C. 

      Stratum spinosum

    • D. 

      Stratum granulosum

  • 11. 
    The specialized cells in the stratum basale  for light touch sensation are ________.
    • A. 

      Merkle cells

    • B. 

      Pacinian corpuscles

    • C. 

      Meissner's corpuscles

  • 12. 
    Stratum granulosum is the epidermal layer that provides waterproofing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Which layer of the epidermis can only be found in thick skin which is only found on the palms of the hand and soles of the feet?
    • A. 

      Stratum corneum

    • B. 

      Stratum lucidum

    • C. 

      Stratum granulosum

    • D. 

      Stratum basale

  • 14. 
    The papillary layer is in the____________.
    • A. 

      Dermis

    • B. 

      Epidermis

  • 15. 
    The nerve endings found in the dermal papillae and are for light touch are the ____________.
    • A. 

      Merkle cells

    • B. 

      Pacinian corpuscles

    • C. 

      Meissner's corpuscles

  • 16. 
    The outer layer of epidermis is the __________.
    • A. 

      Stratum granulosum

    • B. 

      Stratum basale

    • C. 

      Stratum corneum

    • D. 

      Stratum spinosum

  • 17. 
    Melanoma is a type of ______________.
    • A. 

      Skin cancer

    • B. 

      Touch sensor

    • C. 

      Pigment in the skin

    • D. 

      Rock band

  • 18. 
    The subcutaneous layer is also called the ____________.
    • A. 

      Deep layer

    • B. 

      Endermis

    • C. 

      Hypodermis

    • D. 

      Reticular layer

  • 19. 
    The ___________ glands project into the hair follicles.
    • A. 

      Eccrine

    • B. 

      Apocrine

    • C. 

      Sebaceous

    • D. 

      Sudoriferous

    • E. 

      Ceruminous

  • 20. 
    Sweat glands are also called ______________ glands.
    • A. 

      Ceruminous

    • B. 

      Merocrine

    • C. 

      Sebaceous

    • D. 

      Sudoriferous

  • 21. 
    ________ glands secrete ear wax.
    • A. 

      Eccrine

    • B. 

      Apocrine

    • C. 

      Sebaceous

    • D. 

      Sudoriferous

    • E. 

      Ceruminous

  • 22. 
    ___________ glands are responsible for the odor in sweat due to bacteria metabolizing its secretions.
    • A. 

      Eccerine

    • B. 

      Apocrine

    • C. 

      Sebaceous

    • D. 

      Merocrine

    • E. 

      Ceruminous

  • 23. 
    Sebaceous glands produce an oily substance called _________.
    • A. 

      Serum

    • B. 

      Sebum

    • C. 

      Sirrus

    • D. 

      Merocrine

  • 24. 
    The smooth muscles that pull the hair follice to an erect position are the __________.
    • A. 

      Tensor facaie

    • B. 

      Arrector pili

    • C. 

      Levatator scapulum

    • D. 

      Levator labii

  • 25. 
    The hair shaft is made up of __________.
    • A. 

      Melanin

    • B. 

      Dead keratinocytes

    • C. 

      Apocrine

    • D. 

      Dead leukocytes

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