McGraw-Hill OnlineMcGraw-Hill Higher EducationLearning Center
Student Center | Instructor Center | Information Center | Home
Essential Study Partner
GetBodySmart
BioCourse.com
Human Body Case Studies
Animation Activities
Laboratory Exercises
Histology
Course Tools
Medical Term Combining Forms
Study Skills
Career Information
Multiple Choice Quiz
Feedback Multiple Choice Quiz
True or False Quiz
Feedback True or False Quiz
Chapter Summary
Study Outline
Student Study Guide
Crossword Puzzles
Flashcards
Concentration
Internet Activities
Chapter Weblinks
Feedback
Help Center


Human Anatomy, 6/e
Kent Van De Graaff, Weber State University

Histology

Multiple Choice Quiz

Please answer all questions



1

Tissues are classified according to (78)
A)body region
B)cellular life span
C)location in a specific organ
D)cellular appearance and function
2

Knowledge of what constitutes normal tissue structure makes it easier for a pathologist to (78)
A)identify diseased tissue
B)understand organ functions
C)understand intercellular actions
D)practice staining techniques
3

Which tissue lines body cavities and lumina? (78)
A)epithelial tissue
B)connective tissue
C)muscle tissue
D)nervous tissue
4

The four principal kinds of tissues include all of the following except (78)
A)nervous
B)cartilage
C)muscle
D)epithelia
5

The single-layer outer wall of the morula eventually develops into the (80)
A)skin
B)ectoderm
C)placenta
D)mesoderm
6

Which of the following is the last primary germ layer to form? (80)
A)endoderm
B)mesoderm
C)ectoderm
D)all form simultaneously
7

The outermost layer of the primary germ layer gives rise to the (80)
A)endometrium
B)nervous system
C)muscles
D)lungs
8

The flat cells of simple squamous epithelium are specialized for (81)
A)diffusion and filtration
B)secretion and lubrication
C)absorption in the GI tract
D)removal of dust in the respiratory system
9

Simple columnar epithelium is found in the (83)
A)digestive system
B)uterine tubes
C)respiratory system
D)urinary system
10

Pseudostratified ciliated columnar epithelium is classified as simple epithelium because (83)
A)all cells are exposed to the surface
B)all cells have nuclei
C)it is ciliated with numerous goblet cells
D)each cell is in contact with the basement membrane
11

Keratinized stratified squamous epithelium is found in the (85)
A)oral cavity (mouth)
B)epidermis
C)nasal cavity
D)pharynx (throat)
12

Transitional epithelium is characterized by (85)
A)its secretory functions
B)layers of flat cells
C)its ability to stretch
D)high mitotic activity
13

Which is true of a holocrine gland? (89)
A)It is a unicellular gland.
B)The secretory product and part of the secretory cell are discharged.
C)Only the secretory product is discharged.
D)The secretory product and the entire secretory cell are discharged.
14

Fibroblasts are cells within connective tissue that produce (91)
A)collagenous fibers
B)elastic fibers
C)reticular fibers
D)all of the above
15

The connective tissue surrounding muscle fibers and muscle groups is called (91)
A)loose connective
B)dense fibrous
C)elastic
D)reticular
16

Tendons and ligaments receive their strength from (92)
A)regularly arranged reticular fibers
B)irregularly arranged reticular fibers
C)regularly arranged collagenous fibers
D)irregularly arranged collagenous fibers
17

The perichondrium is dense irregular connective tissue that surrounds (95)
A)bone
B)cartilage
C)muscle
D)organs
18

Fibrocartilage is found in the (95)
A)intervertebral discs
B)outer ear
C)nose
D)costal cartilage of the rib cage
19

Bone cells occupy spaces called (98)
A)osteocytes
B)canaliculi
C)lacunae
D)lamellae
20

The formed elements that function in the clotting of blood are called (98)
A)leukocytes
B)lymphocytes
C)erythrocytes
D)thrombocytes
21

Which of the following is a red blood cell? (98)
A)a chondrocyte
B)a leukocyte
C)a erythrocyte
D)an osteocyte
22

Intercalated discs are found in (99)
A)smooth muscle
B)cardiac muscle
C)skeletal muscle
D)none of the above
23

Which of the following is multinucleated? (99)
A)smooth muscle
B)cardiac muscle
C)skeletal muscle
D)none of the above
24

Dendrites (101)
A)receive a stimulus
B)interpret a stimulus
C)conduct a stimulus away from the cell body
D)all of the above
25

Which of the following structures contains the nucleus? (101)
A)a dendrite
B)an axon
C)a nerve fiber
D)a cell body
26

The wasting of body tissue is called (102)
A)atrophy
B)dystrophy
C)hypertrophy
D)somatic death
27

Which tissue transplant involves genetically related individuals? (102)
A)an autotransplant
B)a homotransplant
C)an isotransplant
D)a heterotransplant
28

The study of tissues is referred to as (78)
A)histology.
B)pathology.
C)microscopy.
D)cytology.
29

Which of the following organs does not develop from mesoderm? (80)
A)heart
B)kidney
C)brain
D)ovary
30

Which of the following organs does not develop from ectoderm? (80)
A)eye
B)skin
C)spinal cord
D)skeletal muscle
31

Which of the following organs is not developed from endoderm? (80)
A)liver
B)pancreas
C)lung
D)ureter
32

Simple squamous epithelium is found in each of the following structures except: (81)
A)lining of the small intestine
B)blood vessels
C)glomerulus
D)alveoli of the lungs
33

Stratified squamous epithelium has a protective function and is found in each of the following locations except: (85)
A)skin
B)stomach
C)anus
D)oral cavity
34

The lining of the oral and nasal cavities is composed of (85)
A)pseudostratified ciliated columnar epithelium
B)ciliated simple columnar epithelium
C)simple cuboidal epithelium
D)stratified squamous epithelium
35

The lining of the urinary bladder is (85)
A)simple squamous epithelium
B)simple cuboidal epithelium
C)stratified squamous epithelium
D)transitional epithelium
36

Visceral organs are covered with (81)
A)simple columnar epithelium
B)simple cuboidal epithelium
C)stratified squamous epithelium
D)simple squamous epithelium
37

Glands that secrete a watery substance through the cell membrane of secretory cells are called (87)
A)holocrine
B)merocrine
C)apocrine
38

All of the following fibers are found in connective tissue proper except: (91)
A)collagen fibers
B)cartilage fibers
C)elastic fibers
D)reticular fibers
39

Cartilage cells are known as (95)
A)chondrocytes
B)osteocytes
C)fibroblasts
D)leukocytes
40

All of the following are types of cartilage except (95)
A)reticular cartilage
B)hyaline cartilage
C)fibrocartilage
D)elastic cartilage
41

The minute canals radiating from the lacunae of bone tissue are known as (98)
A)lamellae
B)central canals
C)Haversian canals
D)canaliculi
42

Which of the following is not a cell type found in blood? (98)
A)erythrocyte
B)chondrocyte
C)leukocyte
D)thrombocyte
43

Which of the following cell types is spindle shaped? (99)
A)smooth muscle cells
B)cardiac muscle cells
C)skeletal muscles cells
44

Which of the following cell types are not striated? (99)
A)smooth muscle cells
B)cardiac muscle cells
C)skeletal muscles cells