Medical Quiz

Integumentary System Quiz


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



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.



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.



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.



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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