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Burns and Skin Cancer Quiz


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Which type of Skin Cancer is shown here?

A. Basal Cell Carcinoma

B. Squamous Cell Carcinoma

C. Melanoma


Why can you often not feel third-degree burns?

A. Because they severely damage the nerve endings in your skin

B. Because they only slightly damage the dermis.

C. Because they cause scabs to form and this seals the skin and prevents dehydration.

D. Because they only a partial thickness burn.


What is the difference between benign and malignant tumors?

A. Benign tumors are not life threatening and malignant tumors are life threatening.

B. Benign tumors are life threatening and malignant tumors are not life threatening.

C. Benign tumors can have multiple nuclei while malignant tumors do not.

D. Benign tumors can have multiple chromosome while malignant tumors do not.


When diagnosing melanoma, which of the following does B stand for in ABCD?

A. bigger than dime

B. border irregularity

C. basic shape


The process of removing dead skin from a burn is called? This is the 1st step in treatment of all 2nd and 3rd degree burns.

A. debridement

B. pressure garment

C. ointment

D. ice


The rule of _________ is used to calculate the percentage of body surface burned.

A. sevens

B. eights

C. nines

D. tens


Which type of cancer is shown in this picture?

A. Basal cell carcinoma

B. Squamous cell carcinoma

C. Melanoma


Skin can regenerate after most second degree burns because

A. The dermis is loaded with fibroblasts.

B. The dermis has the best vascular supply.

C. Stem cells in hair follicles and glands can regenerate new skin.

D. The hypodermis has stratified squamous cells that will actively divide to grow new skin.


A First Degree Burn damages which layer of the skin?

A. Hypodermis

B. Dermis

C. Epidermis


Blackened skin, caused by some type of burn or other skin problem is

A. convulsions

B. eschar

C. abrasion

D. fissure


This degree of burn causes blistering of the skin.

A. First Degree Burn

B. Second Degree Burn

C. Third Degree Burn


A first degree burn appears

A. blistered

B. red

C. through several layers

D. with eschar


Which is the most common skin cancer?

A. Basal Cell Carcinoma

B. Squamous Cell Carcinoma

C. Melanoma


Which type of Skin Cancer is most likely shown in this picture?

A. Basal Cell Carcinoma

B. Squamous Cell Carcinoma

C. Melanoma


When diagnosing melanoma, which of the following does C stand for in ABCD?

A. color change

B. cyanosis

C. cold to the touch

D. carotene present


Which treatment would not be needed for a superficial 2nd degree burn?

A. Covering

B. Skin Graft

C. Pain Reliever

D. Possible Antibiotic


This type of Skin Cancer is the most curable

A. Basal Cell Carcinoma

B. Squamous Cell Carcinoma

C. Melanoma


What is the most painful type of burn?

A. First-degree burns, because the outer skin is so sensitive

B. Third-degree burns, because they are the most severe

C. Second-degree burns, because nerve endings are still intact even though tissue damage is severe

D. All types of burns are excruciatingly painful




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