Hole's Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology, 12th Edition (Shier)

Chapter 5: Tissues

Pre-Test Questions

Tissues are composed of
A)similar specialized cells
B)related but dissimilar cells with similar functions
C)two types of cells with the same function
D)many different types of cells with different functions
Tissues are classified according to
A)location in a specific body region
B)cellular life span
C)location in a specific organ
D)cellular appearance and function
The function of epithelial tissue is to
A)support body parts
B)cover body surfaces
C)bind body parts together
D)form the framework of organs
All of the following statements about epithelial tissue are true except
A)epithelial tissue lacks blood vessels
B)epithelial cells reproduce rapidly
C)epithelial cells are loosely packed and surrounded by abundant extracellular material
D)epithelial tissue function includes secretion, absorption, and excretion
The function of simple squamous epithelial cells is
A)secretion and lubrication
B)diffusion and filtration
C)absorption in the GI tract
D)processing ions
Simple columnar epithelium is found in the
A)lining of the heart and blood vessels
B)passages of the respiratory system
C)urinary system
D)digestive system
Simple columnar epithelium is characterized by
A)flat, tile shaped cells
B)a stratified appearance
C)microvilli that extend outward from the cells
D)an inability to reproduce
Which type of epithelial tissue is found in the skin?
A)simple columnar epithelium
B)transitional epithelium
C)keratinized stratified squamous epithelium
D)stratified columnar epithelium
Transitional epithelium is specialized to
D)reproduce rapidly
The defining characteristic of holocrine glands is
A)the large amount of mucin in its secretion
B)release of both the secretory cell and its product
C)the wide distribution
D)copious amounts of thin, watery secretion
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