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Chapter Practice Test

This activity contains 18 questions.

Question 1
1 Which of following lists the correct order of the layers of the epidermis in thick skin from deep to superficial?
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Question 2
2 Match the following cells with their function.

Using the pull-down menus, match each item in the left column to the corresponding item in the right column.
A make a fibrous protein for skin protection
B sensory detection
C activate the immune system
D protection from UV radiation
E skin anchoring
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Question 3
3 Keratin protects the skin from the damaging effects of ultraviolet (UV) radiation.
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Question 4
4 The role of ceruminous glands is to _________.
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Question 5
5 If an individual was unable to produce sebum, what problem would they most likely develop?
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Question 6
6 Apocrine sweat glands __________.
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Question 7
7 For humans, food is the only source of vitamin D.
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Question 8
8 The region deep to the skin is the _________.
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Question 9
9 If dermal papillae were missing then _________.
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Question 10
10 One main difference between thin skin and thick skin is that __________.
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Question 11
11 Match the following glands with their secretions.

Using the pull-down menus, match each item in the left column to the corresponding item in the right column.
A sebum
B milk
C sweat
D cerumen
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Question 12
12 Keratin is found in hair and nails.
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Question 13
13 Hirsutism is a condition that is characterized by _____________.
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Question 14
14 Follicles that give rise to eyebrows remain active longer than follicles of the scalp.
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Question 15
15 Choose the FALSE statement.
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Question 16
16 Melanoma is particularly dangerous because __________.
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Question 17
17 What type of mole or pigmented spot on the skin would be the most concerning?
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Question 18
18 A sunburn is generally classified as being _________.
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