Tissue Quiz: Ultimate Knowledge! Trivia Test

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Tissue Quiz: Ultimate Knowledge! Trivia Test

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Epithelial tissue functions in protection, secretion, excretion, and absorption and is found covering body surfaces, internal organs, and compose glands.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The simple epithelium consists of 2 or more layers of cells thick, while stratified epithelium is only one layer of cells thick.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Transitional epithelium is specialized to change in response to increased tension (distensibility, protection).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Microvilli, which function to increase surface area, are more likely to be found in __________ epithelium.
    • A. 

      Simple cuboidal

    • B. 

      Simple squamous

    • C. 

      Simple columnar

    • D. 

      Transitional

  • 5. 
    The outer layer of the skin is composed of ___________.
    • A. 

      Transitional epithelium

    • B. 

      Pseudostratified columnar epithelium

    • C. 

      Stratified squamous epithelium

    • D. 

      Stratified columnar epithelium

  • 6. 
    The purpose of stratification in epithelial tissue is for extra ______________.
    • A. 

      Protection

    • B. 

      Secretion

    • C. 

      Excretion

    • D. 

      Absorption

  • 7. 
    What is the function of fibroblasts in connective tissue?
    • A. 

      Carry on phagocytosis

    • B. 

      Prevent blood clotting

    • C. 

      Secrete proteins that become fibers in the connective tissue matrix

    • D. 

      Release histamine to counteract allergies and inflammation

  • 8. 
    What are the three major cell types found in connective tissues and describe their functions?
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