McGraw-Hill OnlineMcGraw-Hill Higher EducationLearning Center
Student Center | Instructor Center | Information Center | Home
Human Body Case Studies
Animation Activities
Study Skills
Additional Readings
Histology
GetBodySmart
Career Information
Course Tools
Martin Lab Manual, Webquest
Laboratory Exercises
PowerWeb
BioCourse.com
Essential Study Partner
Student Tutorial Service
GradeSummit
Message Board
NetTutor
Chapter Overview
Study Outline
Internet Activities
Chapter Weblinks
Crossword Puzzle
Flashcards
Labeling Exercises
True or False Quiz
Multiple Choice Quiz
Feedback True or False Quiz
Feedback Multiple Choice Quiz
Concentration
Feedback
Help Center


Book cover image
Hole's Human Anatomy & Physiology, 9/e
David Shier, Washtenaw Community College
Ricki Lewis, The University at Albany
Jackie Butler, Grayson County Community College

Tissues

Multiple Choice Quiz

Please answer all questions



1

Epithelial tissue is characterized by each of these traits, except that ____________.
A)it lacks blood vessels
B)it functions in secretion, absorption, and excretion
C)epithelial cells are loosely packed and have much intercellular material
D)it is anchored to a basement membrane
2

Microvilli, which function to increase surface area, are more likely to be found in ____________ epithelium.
A)simple cuboidal
B)simple squamous
C)transitional
D)simple columnar
3

Epithelium that appears layered due to the varying levels at which nuclei are found in cells, but in reality is not layered, is _________________.
A)transitional epithelium
B)pseudostratified columnar epithelium
C)stratified squamous epithelium
D)stratified columnar epithelium
4

The outer layer of the skin is composed of ______________________.
A)transitional epithelium
B)pseudostratified columnar epithelium
C)stratified squamous epithelium
D)stratified columnar epithelium
5

The primary purpose of stratification, or layering, in epithelial tissue is for increased _____________.
A)protection
B)secretion
C)absorption
D)thickening of the basement membrane
6

What type of epithelium lines the urinary bladder and is capable of distention?
A)stratified cuboidal epithelium
B)stratified squamous epithelium
C)transitional epithelium
D)stratified columnar epithelium
7

An exocrine gland that loses small parts of its cell bodies during secretion, as is the case for the mammary gland, is further classified as a(n) ____________ gland.
A)merocrine
B)apocrine
C)holocrine
D)endocrine
8

Connective tissues are somewhat similar to epithelial tissues in all of these characteristics except ___________________.
A)they have abundant intercellular material
B)they can usually reproduce themselves
C)they often serve more than one function
D)they occur throughout the body
9

What function do fibroblasts serve in connective tissue?
A)carry on phagocytosis
B)secrete heparin that prevents blood clotting
C)secrete proteins that become fibers in the connective tissue matrix
D)release histamine associated with allergies and inflammation
10

Connective tissue fibers that have great tensile strength and can be found in ligaments and tendons are _________________.
A)elastic fibers
B)collagenous fibers
C)reticular fibers
D)yellow fibers
11

The type of cartilage found in intervertebral disks of the spinal column is ________________.
A)hyaline cartilage
B)elastic cartilage
C)white cartilage
D)fibrocartilage
12

Choosing from the following list of connective tissues, which one consists of cells in a fluid matrix?
A)loose connective tissue
B)adipose tissue
C)bone
D)blood
13

Select the correct statement about bone.
A)Bone stores, but does not release, inorganic salts.
B)Bone cells (osteocytes) are dead in mature bone.
C)Bone is a very metabolically active tissue.
D)Elderly people cannot rebuild bone.
14

Which muscle tissue is multinucleate, voluntary, and bears striations?
A)skeletal muscle
B)smooth muscle
C)multiunit smooth muscle
D)cardiac muscle
15

Neuroglial cells help neurons in each of these ways, with the exception of _______________.
A)supporting and binding nervous tissue
B)carrying on phagocytosis
C)playing a role in cell-to-cell communications
D)transmitting nervous impulses
16

Which of the following is not one of the four major tissues?
A)epithelial
B)connective
C)nervous
D)skeletal muscle
17

The only tissue specialized for movement is the _____ tissue.
A)nervous
B)cardiac muscle
C)muscle
D)connective
18

The cells lining blood vessels and the lung alveoli are classed as _____ epithelium.
A)columnar
B)stratified squamous
C)squamous
D)cuboidal
19

The kidney tubules are lined with _____ epithelial cells.
A)columnar
B)cuboidal
C)squamous
D)ciliated
20

The cells that directly and specifically secrete mucus are called _____ cells.
A)epithelial
B)endocrine
C)exocrine
D)goblet
21

The term _____ refers to the fact that a tissue has only one layer of cells.
A)stratified
B)cuboidal
C)simple
D)pseudostratified
22

One of the main functions associated with simple squamous epithelium is _____.
A)diffusion
B)active transport
C)secretion
D)absorption
23

What type of tissue is found on the surface of the ovaries?
A)simple squamous
B)simple columnar
C)simple cuboidal
D)stratified epithelium
24

The lining of the vagina is covered with _____ cells.
A)mucus, columnar
B)pseudostratified epithelium
C)stratified cuboidal
D)stratified squamous
25

Connective tissue is complex because it has a variety of cells and a noncellular background called a_____ surrounding them.
A)collagen
B)elastin
C)mucous secretion
D)matrix
26

Which of these is not a connective tissue?
A)blood
B)bone
C)muscle
D)cartilage
27

What type of tissue holds most organs together?
A)adipose
B)muscular
C)fibrous connective
D)loose connective