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Integumentary System Quiz


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Which layer of the skin houses the sensory receptors?

A. epidermis

B. dermis

C. hypodermis


Impetigo is caused by a….

A. bacteria

B. virus

C. fungi


What forms when the epidermis and dermis have friction?

A. hematoma

B. blister

C. sunburn

D. cancer


Athletes Foot is caused by…

A. bacteria

B. fungi

C. virus

D. protozoan


True or False: Viruses are Curable

A. FALSE

B. TRUE


The skin protects the body from…

A. UV Rays

B. Bacteria

C. Abrasions

D. All of these


What vitamin does the skin synthesize?

A. Vitamin A

B. Vitamin D

C. Vitamin K

D. Iron


All 3 layers of the skin are affected with a _____ degree burn.

A. 2nd

B. 1st

C. 3rd


The least common form of skin cancer is…

A. Basal Cell Carcinoma

B. Squamous Cell Carcinoma

C. Melanoma


The skin can not regenerate with _____ degree burns.

A. 3rd

B. 2nd

C. 1st


Which layer of the skin is the deepest?

A. dermis

B. hypodermis

C. epidermis


Using sunscreen and avoiding excessive sun exposure can help prevent the development of skin cancer.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


The skin helps in thermoregulation by….

A. Sweating

B. Shivering

C. Insulation

D. All of the Choices


Psoriasis and skin cancer are both considered to be homeostatic imbalances as opposed to an infectious disease.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


The least common form of skin cancer but most malignant is…

A. Melanoma

B. Basal Cell Carcinoma

C. Squamous Cell Carcinoma


What layer of the skin is mostly made of adipose tissue?

A. epidermis

B. hypodermis

C. dermis


What material is the epidermis mostly made of?

A. adipose tissue

B. dead skin cells

C. water

D. oil glands and hair follicles


What are the three layers of the skin?

A. epidermis, dermis, hypodermis

B. epipen, dermis, hypodermis

C. hypothesis, dermis, epidermis

D. derma, epiderma, hyperderma


Blisters will form with _________ degree burns.

A. 1st

B. 2nd

C. 3rd


In which layer is the pigment Melanin found?

A. hypodermis

B. epidermis

C. dermis


Herpes and Cold Sores are caused by a…

A. Virus

B. Bacteria

C. Protozoan

D. Fungi


In which layer of the skin can you find the nerves?

A. epidermis

B. dermis

C. hypodermis


The Integumentary system is composed of skin, hair, nails and the tongue.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Which layer of the skin is avascular?

A. dermis

B. epidermis

C. hypodermis


Which layer is the most superficial layer of the skin?

A. dermis

B. hypodermis

C. hypodermic

D. epidermis




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