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Chapter Practice Test



This activity contains 23 questions.

Question 1
1 Why are histological sections stained?
 
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Question 2
2 Polarity is a property of all normal epithelial tissues.
   
 
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Question 3
3 The role of microvilli is to _________.
 
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Question 4
4 Epithelial tissues are innervated and usually vascularized.
   
 
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Question 5
5 Match the following epithelia with their function(s).

Using the pull-down menus, match each item in the left column to the corresponding item in the right column.
A protection from wear and tear
B secretion and absorption
C filtration and diffusion
D stretching
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Question 6
6 You observe a tissue that has cells of varying heights. At first glance, it appears that the tissue has multiple cell layers, but upon closer investigation you see that all of the cells attach to the same basement membrane. What classification would you give to this epithelial tissue?
 
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Question 7
7 What is the role of an exocrine gland?
 
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Question 8
8 You observe a multicellular gland with branched ducts and saclike secretory areas. What type of gland would this most likely be?
 
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Question 9
9 A sebaceous (oil) gland of the skin must completely rupture to release its secretory products. Thus, this type of gland is considered to be a ____________.
 
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Question 10
10 _______________ are important and common unicellular exocrine glands.
 
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Question 11
11 Which of the following is true of mucin?
 
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Question 12
12 Which of the following is NOT a type of connective tissue?
 
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Question 13
13 Which of the following statements about collagen is true?
 
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Question 14
14 Match the following terms to their functions.

Using the pull-down menus, match each item in the left column to the corresponding item in the right column.
A blood cell formation
B formation of cartilage
C body's defense system
D produce collagen during tissue repair
E bone formation
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Question 15
15 Which of the following is a role of connective tissue?
 
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Question 16
16 Which of the following statements about macrophages is true?
 
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Question 17
17 The best classification of adipose tissue is __________.
 
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Question 18
18 All connective tissues arise from a common embryonic tissue called mesenchyme.
   
 
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Question 19
19 Neurons are cells that are involved in ___________.
 
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Question 20
20 You observe a muscle that has intercalated discs, and contracts under involuntary conditions. What type of muscle must this be?
 
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Question 21
21 The skin is a ____________ membrane.
 
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Question 22
22 Which of the following “sets the stage” for tissue repair?
 
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Question 23
23 All of the body's organs are derived from three primary germ layers. Which of the primary germ layers can produce epithelial tissues?
 
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