Integumentary System Practice Quiz

1. On average, the skin holds roughly 15% of the body’s total blood volume.

Question 1 of 10

2. Which of the following is largely composed of areolar connective tissue?

Question 2 of 10

3. Which of the following properties of skin help defend against bacteria?

Question 3 of 10

4. In what epidermal layer does keratinization begin?

Question 4 of 10

5. What is the difference between “thin skin” and “thick skin?”

Question 5 of 10

6. Apocrine glands are the most common type of sweat glands.

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7. Melanocytes are primarily found in the stratum basale.

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8. What is the order of epidermal strata that a needle would pass through when inserted into the shoulder?

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9. The epidermis is highly vascularized.

Question 9 of 10

10. The dermal papillary layer accounts for 80% of dermal thickness.

Question 10 of 10


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