Skin Quiz

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Skin Quizzes & Trivia

Your skin is of vital importance, given that it is the pivotal layer of protection that separates your circulatory and respiratory systems, along with all your organs, from contamination by the outside world. What can you tell us about it?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Basale spinosum granulosum corneum
  • 2. 
    Constant renewing of skin
    • A. 

      Dermis

    • B. 

      Epidermis

    • C. 

      Hypodermis

  • 3. 
    Blood supply and fat
    • A. 

      Hypodermis

    • B. 

      Dermis

    • C. 

      Epidermis

  • 4. 
    Provides elasticity and toughness (nerves)
    • A. 

      Epidermis

    • B. 

      Dermis

    • C. 

      Hypodermis

  • 5. 
    The three layers of skin sit on top of the muscle
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    This layer of skin has melanin pigment and absorbs light
  • 7. 
    No nucleuscell is losing shape and size
  • 8. 
    One cell layer thick and gives rise to new keratinocytes (epidermis cells)
  • 9. 
    Thick layer with living cells
  • 10. 
    What is the purpose of the basale
  • 11. 
    What are the special cells of the stratum basale
  • 12. 
    What is the purpose of the granulosum
  • 13. 
    What is the purpose of the corneum
  • 14. 
    What are the special cells of spinosum
  • 15. 
    What is a major protein the hair
  • 16. 
    What is a coloring agent for hair
  • 17. 
    99% water and some salt
    • A. 

      Eccrine

    • B. 

      Sebaceous

    • C. 

      Apocrine

  • 18. 
    Sweat glands whose ducts empty into hair follicles
    • A. 

      Apocrine

    • B. 

      Sebaceous

    • C. 

      Eccrine

  • 19. 
    Coiled tubular sweat glands found in forehead palms and soles
    • A. 

      Apocrine

    • B. 

      Eccrine

    • C. 

      Sebaceous

  • 20. 
    Only glands found every except palms and soles
    • A. 

      Apocrine

    • B. 

      Eccrine

    • C. 

      Sebaceous

  • 21. 
    Moistens hair and skin
    • A. 

      Apocrine

    • B. 

      Eccrine

    • C. 

      Sebaceous

  • 22. 
    Top layer of dead skin cells
  • 23. 
    Layer where langerhan's cells are found
  • 24. 
    These cells are an extension of nervous system --- for touch reception