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Histology - Tissues Quiz


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Composed of cells that are specialized to secrete into ducts or into body fluids.

A. simple cuboidal

B. glandular

C. stratified cuboidal

D. transitional


Appear layered, but actually are not

A. simple columnar

B. pseudostratified columnar

C. stratified columnar

D. simple cuboidal


Which of the following types of muscle tissue are voluntary?

A. Skeletal

B. Cardiac

C. Smooth


What is the job of wandering cells?

A. fetch necessary components for cellular metabolism

B. bind separate areas together

C. respond to injury or infection

D. find their way to cells that need assistance


Blood vessels, air sacs and membranes are made of this tissue. It is easily damaged because it is so thin

A. simple columnar

B. simple cuboidal

C. stratified columnar

D. simple squamous


Consists of several layers, rare in body, makes up male urethra

A. transitional

B. glandular

C. stratified columnar

D. pseudostratified columnar


Relatively thick tissue, outer layer of skin

A. stratified squamous

B. simple squamous

C. stratified cuboidal

D. simple columnar


Some have goblet cells, most have cilia, microvilli, found in uterus and digestive tract

A. Simple columnar

B. Simple squamous

C. Stratified squamous

D. Stratified cuboidal


Which is the most rigid of all connective tissues?

A. Muscle

B. Bone

C. Cartilage

D. Nerves


Which of the following tissues binds structures together to provide support and protection?

A. Epithelial

B. Connective

C. Muscle

D. Nerve


Which of the following is NOT one of the 4 major tissue types?

A. Epithelial

B. Connective

C. Muscle

D. Nerve

E. Epidermis


Which type of tissue is thin and delicate with large areas of gel-like matrix (it can be found under the skin)?

A. Adipose, fat

B. bone

C. muscle

D. nervous


This connective tissue has red cells, white cells, and a fluid matrix called plasma.

A. Blood

B. Areolar

C. Cartilage

D. Adipose


Lines larger ducts of mammary and seat glands, rare in body.

A. glandular

B. transitional

C. pseudostratified columnar

D. stratified cuboidal


Which type of cartilage is found in the external ear?

A. Elastic

B. Hyaline

C. Fibrous


Non-keratinized cells of this tissue line the mouth, they remain soft and alive.

A. stratified cuboidal

B. stratified squamous

C. pseudostratified columnar

D. stratified columnar


Which of the following is NOT one of the 3 types of fibroblasts?

A. Collagenous

B. elastic

C. reticular

D. bone


Specialized to change in response to increased tension, expand

A. transitional

B. glandular

C. simple columnar

D. stratified cuboidal


Which type of cartilage is found in the tip of the nose and rings of the esophagus?

A. Fibrous

B. Elastic

C. Hyaline


A thin sheet of flat cells

A. simple columnar

B. simple squamous

C. simple cuboidal

D. transitional


A single layer of cube shaped cells

A. simple squamous

B. stratified cuboidal

C. simple cuboidal

D. stratified squamous


Which of the following muscle tissue types does NOT have striations?

A. Cardiac

B. Smooth

C. Skeletal


The matrix areas in connective tissue have which of the following purposes?

A. cyber intelligence

B. responds to injury and infection

C. filters substances that can be harmful

D. helps bind


True or False: Nerve cells can only be found in the brain.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE




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