Medical Quiz

Skin Growth Quiz


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Which of the following is NOT a type of acne?

A. whitehead

B. blackhead

C. pore

D. pustule


The layer of skin that we see and is treated by the practitioner is the:

A. melanin

B. corneum

C. keratin

D. spinosum


The coloring in the skin; found in the epidermis.

A. Melanin

B. Oil

C. Perspiration

D. Pores


The layer of the dermis that houses the nerve endings which provide the body with the sense of touch is found in the: 

A. secretory layer

B. reticular layer 

C. dermal layer

D. papillary layer


The dermis layer is made up of two layers, which are the:

A. papillary and reticular

B. papillary and dermal

C. dermal and tactile

D. tactile and reticular


The stratum germinativum is composed of several layers with special cells that produce a dark skin pigment called: 

A. granules

B. melanin

C. elongated

D. keratin


First degree burns are not very serious because they only affect…

A. the epidermis.

B. the dermis.

C. the hypodermis.

D. the calluses.


True or False: The brain is the largest organ in the body.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


The outermost and thinnest layer of the skin is the:

A. surface

B. epidermis

C. subcutaneous

D. dermis


What layer of skin connects to muscle and bone?

A. callus

B. epidermis

C. dermis

D. hypodermis


One of the unique things about the stratum basale layer of the epidermis is

A. mitosis

B. meiosis

C. it’s pink


What are the basic functions of the Integumentary system?

A. protection, regulation of body temperature, communication, excretion of wastes, and vitamin D production

B. serves no purpose

C. to make you look good

D. To absorb sunlight through your pours


What layer of skin senses pain?

A. callus

B. epidermis

C. dermis

D. hypodermis


Which is NOT a function of the skin?

A. Insulation

B. Movement

C. Excretion

D. Vitamin D Production


What is the top layer of skin called?

A. callus

B. epidermis

C. dermis

D. hypodermis


What is the top layer of skin called?

A. callus

B. epidermis

C. dermis

D. hypodermis


What is the oily substance that protects the skin against water called?

A. seaweed

B. callus

C. sebum

D. skin


The epidermis layer of the skin is also known as the:

A. dermis layer

B. papillary layer

C. cuticle layer

D. subcutaneous layer


flat and scale like – make up most of the cells in the outer layer of the skin, the passages of the respiratory and digestive tracts, and the linings of the hollow organs of the body.

A. squamous

B. cubiodal

C. columnar


The underlying or inner layer of the skin, which is also called the derma corium, cutis, or true skin, is the: 

A. dermis

B. papillary

C. dermal

D. epidermis


The tiny grains of pigment deposited in cells that provide skin with its color are: 

A. keratin

B. protein

C. melanin

D. collagen


Because Ms. Robinson rock climbs and applies friction to her hands frequently, she has…

A. pores

B. epidermis

C. epithelial cells

D. calluses


Which of the following does NOT cause acne?

A. bacteria in the pores

B. eating oily foods

C. washing your face too much

D. sebum clogging pores


What is the integumentary system made up of?

A. skin, nails, and hair

B. ribs, lungs, and heart

C. veins and arteries

D. muscles


What is the oily substance that protects the skin against water called?

A. seaweed

B. callus

C. sebum

D. skin




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