What Do You Know About Epithelial Tissue? Trivia Quiz

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What Do You Know About Epithelial Tissue? Trivia Quiz

A quiz on epithelial tissue in the body.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Tissue is defined as:
    • A. 

      Fibers woven together to hold the skeleton together.

    • B. 

      Groups of cells similar in structure and function.

    • C. 

      A substance used to absorb shock.

    • D. 

      A substance with the primary function of absorption.

  • 2. 
    How many types of tissue are there?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      5

  • 3. 
    Which type of tissue contains exocrine glands?
  • 4. 
    What are the types of epithelial tissue?
    • A. 

      Covering and lining epithelia

    • B. 

      Cardiovascular epithelia

    • C. 

      Glycogen epithelia

    • D. 

      Glandular epithelia

  • 5. 
    Where is covering and lining epithelia found?
    • A. 

      In the glands as a secretory tissue.

    • B. 

      On internal and external surfaces of the body.

    • C. 

      Only in the respiratory tract.

    • D. 

      On fingernails and hair follicles.

  • 6. 
    Where is glandular epithelia found?
    • A. 

      In glands as a secretory tissue.

    • B. 

      Only in sebaceous glands.

    • C. 

      In the spinal cord.

    • D. 

      Only in the reproductive system.

  • 7. 
    Do the cells of epithelium have polarity?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 8. 
    What are the two laters of epithelial tissue?
    • A. 

      Basal; (Upper, Free)

    • B. 

      Apical; (Upper, Free)

    • C. 

      Basal; (Lower, Attatched)

    • D. 

      Apical; (Lower, Attatched)

  • 9. 
    Can the apical layer of epithelium bear microvilli?  If so, where?
    • A. 

      No, epithelium does not contain microvilli on the apical layer.

    • B. 

      Yes, as a brush border of intestinal lining.

    • C. 

      Yes, as cilia in the lining of the trachea.

    • D. 

      Yes, only in fetuses.

  • 10. 
    What lies adjacent to the basal surface?
    • A. 

      Noncellular basal lamina.

    • B. 

      Glycoprotein and Collagen.

    • C. 

      Glucose and adipose tissue.

    • D. 

      Compact bone.

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is true about epithelial tissue?
    • A. 

      Composed of closely packed cells.

    • B. 

      Composed of loose, scattered cells.

    • C. 

      Composed of goblet cells only.

    • D. 

      Continuous sheets held together by tight junctions and desmosomes.

  • 12. 
    Epithelium is composed of closely packed cells that are in the form of continuous sheets.  These sheets are held together by:
    • A. 

      Gap Junctions

    • B. 

      Tight Junctions

    • C. 

      Isosomes

    • D. 

      Desmosomes

  • 13. 
    Epithelium is supported by which of the following beneath the basal lamina?
    • A. 

      Dense Irregular Muscle Tissue

    • B. 

      Connective Tissue-Reticular Lamina

    • C. 

      Muscle Tissue-Reticular Lamina

    • D. 

      Cartilage

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is true of epithelial tissue?
    • A. 

      It is innervated, containing no nerve endings.

    • B. 

      It is innervated, containing nerves.

    • C. 

      It is avascular, containing blood vessels.

    • D. 

      It is avascular, containing no blood vessels.

  • 15. 
    Does epithelial tissue have a low rate of regeneration?
    • A. 

      Yes, the turnover rate of cells is very slow.

    • B. 

      No, it regenerates at a high rate.

  • 16. 
    Name one type of cell.
  • 17. 
    Simple Squamous  Please choose the following correct statement(s).    
    • A. 

      Endothelium-The epithelium of serous membranes in the ventral body cavity.

    • B. 

      Mesothelium- The epithelium of serous membranes in the ventral body cavity.

    • C. 

      Endothelium-The lining of lymphatic vessels, blood vessels, and heart.

    • D. 

      Mesothelium-The lining of lymphatic vessels, blood vessels, and heart.

  • 18. 
    Stratified Cuboidal  Please choose the following correct statement(s).
    • A. 

      Typically two cell layers thick.

    • B. 

      Very common in the body.

    • C. 

      Found in some sweat and mammary glands.

  • 19. 
    Stratified Columnar Epithelia occurs at transition areas between two other types of epithelia.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Stratified Columnar EpitheliaPlease list one place in the body where it is found.
  • 21. 
    Glandular EpitheliaWhich of the following answers are true?  Choose all that apply.
    • A. 

      Site of product release.

    • B. 

      Can be endocrine or exocrine.

    • C. 

      Can only be unicellular.

    • D. 

      Can be unicellular (Goblet Cells) or multicellular.

  • 22. 
    Endocrine Glands are ductless glands.  True or False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Endocrine Glands secrete hormones that travel through lymph or ___________ to target organs.  Please fill in the blank.