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Integumentary system

Multiple Choice
Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

The visible part of the hair is called the:
a.
hair follicle
b.
hair shaft
c.
hair papilla
d.
none of the above
 

 2. 

The part of the hair that begins from a small cap-shaped cluster of cells is called:
a.
the hair papilla
b.
the hair shaft
c.
the hair follicle
d.
none of the above
 

 3. 

The outermost layer of the epidermis is called the:
a.
dermal papillae
b.
subcutaneous layer
c.
stratum corneum
d.
stratum germinativum
 

 4. 

The “rule of nines:”
a.
consists of nine areas of the body, each covering about 11% of the body
b.
is a method of determining the severity of burns
c.
consists of 11 areas of the body, each covering about 9% of the body
d.
both a and b above
 

 5. 

Which sudoriferous glands are very numerous and found over the total body surface?
a.
endocrine glands
b.
sebaceous glands
c.
eccrine glands
d.
apocrine glands
 

 6. 

A burn involving both the epidermis and the upper layers of the dermis is called:
a.
a third-degree burn
b.
a first-degree burn
c.
a full-thickness burn
d.
a second-degree burn
 

 7. 

Which of the following is not a function of a membrane?
a.
Anchors organs to each other
b.
Produces a hormone that regulates growth and development
c.
Covers the inner surface of hollow organs
d.
All of the above are functions of a membrane
 

 8. 

The membrane covering the organs of the abdomen is called the:
a.
parietal pleura
b.
parietal peritoneum
c.
visceral peritoneum
d.
visceral pleura
 

 9. 

The membrane lining the interior of the thoracic cavity is called the:
a.
visceral pleura
b.
visceral peritoneum
c.
parietal pleura
d.
parietal peritoneum
 

 10. 

Which of the following is not a function of a membrane?
a.
lining cavities of the body
b.
cover and protect the body surface
c.
secrete a fluid that reduces the friction of the beating heart
d.
all of the above are functions of a membrane
 

 11. 

Which of the following is the receptor in skin that detects pain?
a.
Pacinian corpuscle
b.
free nerve endings
c.
Meissner’s corpuscle
d.
Krause’s end bulb
 

 12. 

Which of the following is not true of keratin?
a.
It helps prevent ultraviolet rays from penetrating the interior of the body
b.
It prevents excessive fluid loss
c.
It fills cells of the stratum corneum
d.
All of the above are true of keratin
 

 13. 

Epithelial membranes do not include:
a.
synovial membranes
b.
mucous membranes
c.
cutaneous membranes
d.
serous membranes
 

 14. 

The glands of skin that produce a thin, watery secretion are the:
a.
endocrine glands
b.
sebaceous glands
c.
eccrine glands
d.
apocrine glands
 

 15. 

The glands of skin that produce a thicker secretion are the:
a.
endocrine glands
b.
sebaceous glands
c.
eccrine glands
d.
apocrine glands
 

 16. 

The following is true of the epidermis:
a.
It is made up of connective tissue
b.
It is thicker than the dermis
c.
It is the outermost layer of skin
d.
All of the above are true of the epidermis
 

 17. 

The following is true of the dermis:
a.
It is thicker than the epidermis
b.
It is the outermost layer of skin
c.
It is made up of epithelial tissue
d.
All of the above are true of the dermis
 

 18. 

The glands of skin that produce oil that lubricates the hair and skin are the:
a.
apocrine glands
b.
eccrine glands
c.
sebaceous glands
d.
endocrine glands
 

 19. 

The layer of the epidermis that is constantly undergoing mitosis is called the:
a.
stratum germinativum
b.
dermal papillae
c.
subcutaneous layer
d.
stratum corneum
 

 20. 

An example of a cutaneous membrane would be:
a.
the lining of the abdomen
b.
the lining of a joint
c.
the covering of the lung
d.
skin
 

 21. 

Which of the following is not a mucous membrane?
a.
lining of the digestive tract
b.
lining of the blood vessels
c.
lining of the respiratory tract
d.
all of the above are examples of mucous membranes
 

 22. 

The very fine and soft hair of newborns is called:
a.
the hair shaft
b.
the hair papilla
c.
the hair follicle
d.
none of the above
 

 23. 

The upper region of the dermis containing peglike projections is called the:
a.
dermal papillae
b.
stratum corneum
c.
subcutaneous layer
d.
stratum germinativum
 

 24. 

The receptor in skin that detects pressure is the:
a.
free nerve endings
b.
Krause’s end bulb
c.
Meissner’s corpuscle
d.
Pacinian corpuscle
 

 25. 

The layer in skin that gives you a unique set of fingerprints is the:
a.
stratum corneum
b.
stratum germinativum
c.
subcutaneous layer
d.
dermal papillae
 

True/False
Indicate whether the sentence or statement is true or false.
 

 26. 

If a person burned the front of both arms, about 9% of the body would be involved.
 

 27. 

Because a second-degree burn always damages the entire epidermis, it is referred to as a full-thickness burn.
 

 28. 

Serous membranes line body surfaces opening directly to the exterior.
 

 29. 

Connective tissue membranes are made up of only connective tissue.
 

 30. 

Pleurisy is the inflammation of the serous membrane lining the abdominal cavity.
 

 31. 

The Pacinian corpuscle responds to pressure.
 

 32. 

Third-degree burns can damage tissue down to the bone.
 

 33. 

The skin composes about 6% of the body weight.
 

 34. 

A possible serious complication of an infected appendix is pleurisy.
 

 35. 

If the volume of blood to skin increases, the skin will turn pink, a condition called cyanosis.
 

Matching
 
 
Match each of the structures or terms with its definition, description, or function.
a.
synovial membrane
f.
epidermis
b.
parietal membrane
g.
sebum
c.
visceral membrane
h.
free nerve ending
d.
dermal papilla
i.
“rule of nines”
e.
arrector pili
j.
Pacinian corpuscle
 

 36. 

Skin receptor that responds to pain
 

 37. 

A method of determining the percent of body surface area in a part of the body
 

 38. 

Membrane that lines the walls of body cavities
 

 39. 

Structure in the skin that causes “goose pimples”
 

 40. 

Membrane that covers the organs of the thoracic or abdominal cavities
 

 41. 

Skin receptor that responds to pressure
 

 42. 

Contains the stratum corneum and stratum germinativum
 

 43. 

Forms the fingerprints on the tips of the fingers
 
 
Match the layer of skin with the characteristic or structure.
a.
epidermis
b.
dermis
 

 44. 

Contains nerves that respond to touch
 

 45. 

Outermost layer of skin
 

 46. 

Contains collagen and yellow elastic fibers
 

 47. 

Contains cells full of keratin
 

 48. 

Composed of epithelial tissue
 

 49. 

Made of connective tissue
 

 50. 

Contains melanocytes
 



 
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