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Skin and Derivatives Quiz


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Identify structure number 4.

A. sebaceous glands

B. adipose tissue

C. Meissner’s corpuscles

D. sweat glands


The protective dead layer of cells of the outer epidermis is called the:

A. stratum spinosum

B. stratum granulosum

C. stratum corneum

D. stratum basale


Skin protects the body by keeping harmful substances outside the body and keeping important substances inside the body.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Structure in the dermis of the skin from which a strand of hair grows.

A. Follicle

B. dermis

C. vitamin D

D. melanin


Identify the structure labelled 10

A. Hair

B. Epidermis

C. Sweat gland

D. Oil gland


Tiny openings at the skin’s surface are called

A. epidermis

B. pores

C. dermis

D. oil gland


Which one is a function of the skin?

A. Eliminates water.

B. Produces vitamin D.

C. Develop information.

D. Mantaining a hot temperature.


Benign Tumors are not serious.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Identify structure 13

A. arrector pilli muscle

B. sebaceous gland

C. sweat gland

D. Meissner’s corpuscle


Identify structure number 1

A. sweat gland

B. hair follicle

C. sweat pore

D. epidermis


Identify the structure labelled 14

A. Hair

B. Epidermis

C. Sweat gland

D. Oil gland


Where can you find dead skin cells?

A. Your innermost layer of skin

B. Your outermost layer of skin

C. The border between the epidermis and the dermis

D. The border between the dermis and the hypodermis


It is the body’s __________________ glands that secretes an oily liquid that naturally moisturizes the skin.

A. sweat gland

B. eccrine

C. sebaceous gland

D. apocrine


Which of the following layers of the skin does not contain any blood vessels?

A. epidermis 

B. cutis

C. dermis 

D. hypodermis


What can you conclude from the fact that your skin prevents harmful germs from entering your body?

A. Without skin, your immune system wouldn’t function

B. Germs can enter your body through cuts and scrapes

C. Wearing heavy clothes will protect you against most diseases

D. Your skin cells contain powerful antibiotics


What do sebaceous glands, hair follicles, and sweat glands have in common?

A. They all produce new skin cells

B. They all fall off and are replaced every few weeks

C. They’re all part of the immune system

D. They’re all found in the dermis


The term goose bumps is directly related to the contraction of which structures?

A. hair follicles

B. erector pili

C. sebaceous glands

D. lunula


Place the following layers of skin in order, from outermost to innermost: A) Dermis; B) Epidermis; C) Hypodermis

A. C A B

B. B A C

C. A B C

D. B C A


In what order are the outermost to innermost skin layers?

A. dermis, hypodermis, epidermis

B. epidermis, dermis, hypodermis

C. hypodermis,epidermis, dermis


Warts and Moles are examples of …

A. Malignant Tumors

B. Contusions

C. Benign Tumors


Where are the sweat glands located?

A. dermis

B. epidermis 

C. hypodermis




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