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”

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