Integumentary Quiz

1. The majority of sweat glands are _______ glands
a. Eccrine
b. Apocrine
2. Anxiety induced sweating begins on the _______________ and spreads_____________.
a. Forehead, distally
b. Palms and soles, proximally
3. If you accidentally step on an exposed nail sticking up from the ground, that needle would pass through the epidermal layers in which order?
a. Stratum basale, spinosum, granulosum corneum
b. Stratum corneum, Lucidum, granulosum, spinosum, basale
c. Stratum corneum, granulosum, spinosum basale
4. The papillary layer of the dermis is composed of __________ connective tissue
a. areolar
b. Dense irregular
5. Which epidermal layer is composed of actively mitotic stem cells and produces new keratinocytes?
a. Stratum spinosum
b. Stratum basale
6. Which layer of the epidermis is thickest?
a. Stratum granulosum
b. Stratum corneum
7. Which layer of the epidermis divides living cells from non-living cells?
a. Stratum granulosum
b. Stratum spinosum
8. Hair grows
a. In cycles
b. Continuously
9. Which cell gives the integument immune capability and helps defend the body from bacteria/viruses?
a. Melanocyte
b. Dendritic cells
10. Which of the following is one of the skin’s chemical barriers?
a. DNA’s ability to convert harmful UV rays into heat
b. The “acid mantle”

Tissues Quiz

1. The most common type of tissue found in the body is ____________.
a. Muscle Tissue
b. Connective Tissue
c. Renal Tissue
d. Nervous Tissue
2. The Most common type of connective tissue is _____________
a. Dense regular
b. Areolar
3. How would you classify an epithelium made up of cells that are flattened and arranged in several layers?
a. Simple squamous
b. Stratified squamous
c. Stratified cuboidal
4. Epithelial tissue is
a. Avascular but innervated
b. Vascular but non innervated
5. Which of the following is a special characteristic of epithelial tissue?
a. Polarity
b. Specialized lateral contacts
c. Both of the above
6. Where is endothelium found
a. The covering of organs and lining of cavities
b. Lining the cardiovascular system
7. A tissue that must allow the absorption and release of respiratory gasses is likely _________
a. Simple squamous epithelia
b. Simple areolar epithelia
8. A tissue subject to tensile forces in multiple planes would benefit from being composed of
a. Adipose tissue
b. Dense irregular connective tissue
c. Dense regular connective tissue
9. What type of tissue lines most of the digestive tract?
a. Simple columnar epithelium
b. Stratified columnar epithelium
c. Stratified squamous epithelium
10. Where is transitional epithelium found?
a. Covering the skeletal system
b. Lining the digestive tract
c. In the walls of hollow urinary organs
11. Stratified squamous nonkeratinized epithelia is found
a. In the outer layers of our skin
b. The lining of our oral cavity
12. A gland that releases mucin into our stomach is an
a. Exocrine gland
b. Endocrine gland
13. Which of the following tissues would you expect to have a large extracellular space/matrix
a. Blood
b. Stratified squamous epithelia
c. Bone
d. Both a and c
e. Both a and b
14. In which connective tissue would erythrocytes dominate?
a. Cartilage
b. Loose connective tissue
c. Blood
d. Dense connective tissue
15. Which tissue type has varying degrees of vascularity
a. Muscle
b. Epithelial
c. Nervous
d. connective

CNS Part II Quiz

CNS Part II Quiz:

1. Which meninx surrounding the brain is composed of two layers? (a fibrous layer and a deeper meningeal layer)

a. pia mater

b. dura mater

2. A needle passing through the skull into the brain would travel through the meninges in which order?

a. arachnoid mater, pia mater, dura mater

b. dura mater, arachnoid mater, pia mater

3. A cerebrovascular accident involving the occlusion of an artery supplying brain tissue is called

a. an ischemic stroke

b. a hemorrhagic stroke

4. A stroke that affects the somatic sensory association area of the brain would result in

a. inability to determine where on the body a sensory stimulus is occurring

b. inability to identify and name objects by touch

5. Put very simply, parkinson’s disease is characterized by

a. uncontrolled involuntary movements of the limbs

b. difficulty producing productive movement

6. A bundle of axons in the spinal cord traveling upward towards the brain is called a(n)

a. ascending tract

b. sensory spinal nerve

7. The cell bodies of which neurons are found in the ventral horn of the spinal cord?

a. lower motor neurons

b. 1st order sensory neurons

8. Where are the cell bodies of 3rd order neurons in the spinothalamic tract found?

a. the dorsal root ganglion

b. the thalamus

9. Which type of axons are found in the dorsal root?

a. sensory

b. motor

10. A chain of neurons that begins in the primary motor cortex and innervates skeletal muscle fibers consists of ___ neurons

a. 2

b. 3

11. A severe injury to the anterior spinal cord is more likely to result in

a. lack of proprioception and discriminative touch below the lesion

b. inability to perceive temperature below the lesion

12. The spinal cord______ continue distally to the S5 level of the vertebral column.

a. does

b. does not

13. The term decussation refers to a spinal tracts tendency to

a. have its axons organized based on the location of their innervation

b. cross from one side of the spinal cord to the other

14. Typically most of the brain damage sustained during a TBI results

a. from the initial injury itself

b. from the swelling and hemorrhaging the occurs after the injury

15. A CVA that results in the occlusion of the arteries supplying broca’s area would result in

a. difficulty interpreting speech

b. difficulty producing speech


Quiz: Central Nervous System part 1

1. The Central Sulcus lies in the ________

a. sagittal plane

b. frontal (coronal) plane

2. Motor regions of the cerebral cortex contain

a. interneurons

b. lower motor neurons

3. Which region of the diencephalon is most directly responsible for maintaining homeostasis?

a. the thalamus

b. the hypothalamus

4. The limbic system is more directly involved in

a. emotional processes and memory

b. maintaining alertness

5. While listening to loud music and drinking a cold drink in an effort to avoid falling asleep while driving, you are hoping to activate which system?

a. reticular activating system

b. hippocampal formation

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6. Which fiber type is located in the structure identified above?

a. association

b. commissural

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7. The functional cortical region identified above allows us to

a. perceive sensory stimuli

b. consciously  control voluntary movements of our skeletal muscles

8. What is the anatomical name of the functional region identified above

a. precentral gyrus

b. premotor cortex

9. In general, multimodal association cortices allow us to

a. give meaning to the information we perceive, store it in memory, tie it to previous experience, decide which actions to take

b. achieve conscious perception of sensory information

10. After entering the first REM cycle, REM sleep reoccurs every _____ minutes

a. 15

b. 90