Structure And Function Of The Skin! Trivia Quiz

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Structure And Function Of The Skin! Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Check mark the statements about the skin and hair that are true.
    • A. 

      The sebaceous gland makes sure the skin is soft and the hair is lustrous.

    • B. 

      Sebaceous glands is another name for oil gland.

    • C. 

      The sebaceous gland produces sebum.

    • D. 

      There is exactly one hair in each hair follicle.

    • E. 

      The sweat gland creates too much sweat which causes blockage.

  • 2. 
    What is the primary waste product of the skin?
    • A. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • B. 

      Urine

    • C. 

      Salts and urea

  • 3. 
    The skin is like the urinary system because
  • 4. 
    The skin is like a thermometer because
  • 5. 
    Sweat tastes salt because when we sweat urea and salts are released from the body.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    It is important to take a bath or shower after you have been sweating because
  • 7. 
    Why do people sweat more in the hot summers than they do in the cool winters?
    • A. 

      The temperature is hotter so the skin sweats more often

    • B. 

      They workout more in the summer than they do in the winter

    • C. 

      That is just part of nature

  • 8. 
    What is the largest organ in the body?
    • A. 

      Liver

    • B. 

      Skin

    • C. 

      Brain

  • 9. 
    What is the deepest and most active layer of the skin?
    • A. 

      Dermis

    • B. 

      Hypodermis

    • C. 

      Epidermis

  • 10. 
    This layer of the skin is also known as the growth layer.
    • A. 

      Hypodermis

    • B. 

      Dermis

    • C. 

      Epidermis

  • 11. 
    This layer of skin is lowest layer of the skin.
    • A. 

      Epidermis

    • B. 

      Dermis

    • C. 

      Hypodermis

  • 12. 
    Which layer of the skin is the outer layer?
    • A. 

      Epidermis

    • B. 

      Hypodermis

    • C. 

      Dermis

  • 13. 
    Which layer of the skin holds the skin to the bone and muscles?
    • A. 

      Epidermis

    • B. 

      Hypodermis

    • C. 

      Dermis

  • 14. 
    Which layer of the skin is made out of  connective tissue?
    • A. 

      Epidermis

    • B. 

      Hypodermis

    • C. 

      Dermis

  • 15. 
    Which layer of the skin is made out of dead cells? (this layer of the skin sheds away every 2 weeks)
    • A. 

      Epidermis

    • B. 

      Dermis

    • C. 

      Hypodermis

  • 16. 
    Which layer of the skin is 50% of all body fat?
    • A. 

      Epidermis

    • B. 

      Hypodermis

    • C. 

      Dermis

  • 17. 
    The oil gland produces
  • 18. 
    Specialized cells called melanocytes within the epidermis produce a brownish pigment called
  • 19. 
    The four types of body tissues are
  • 20. 
    Tell which of the boxes are true about the connective tissue.
    • A. 

      It is composed of relatively few cells and surrounded by larger amounts of nonliving material.

    • B. 

      Specialized cells which carry electrical signals between the brain and other parts of the body.

    • C. 

      Made up of cells that can contract and relax.

    • D. 

      It supports and connects other tissues.

  • 21. 
    Tell which of the boxes are true about the muscle tissue.
    • A. 

      It supports and connects other tissues.

    • B. 

      Made up of cells that can contract and relax.

    • C. 

      Allows the body to make internal and external movements.

    • D. 

      Tightly-packed cells which form a covering for the skin and line the hollow internal organs.

  • 22. 
    Tell which of the boxes are true about the nerve tissue.
    • A. 

      Tightly-packed cells which form a covering for the skin and line the hollow internal organs.

    • B. 

      Allows the body to make internal and external movements

    • C. 

      Supports and connects other tissue.

    • D. 

      Specialized cells which carry electrical signals between the brain other parts of the body.

  • 23. 
    Tell which of the boxes are true about the epithelial tissue.
    • A. 

      Specialized cells which carry electrical signals between the brain and other parts of the body.

    • B. 

      Tightly-packed cells which form a covering for the skin and line the hollow internal organs.

    • C. 

      Composed of relatively few cells and surrounded by larger amounts of nonliving materials.

    • D. 

      Allows the body to make internal and external movements.