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166 I. Multiple Choices (1 point each). Select the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question then fill the corresponding box-square on the Scantron sheet. 1. Embryonic cells that have the potential to become any cell type are called a. connective cells. b. epithelial cells. c. muscle cells. d. nerve cells. e. stem cells. 2. Stem cells can be found in a. bone marrow. b. embryos. c. fatty tissue. d. all of these e. none of these 3. The tissue that lines internal surfaces of the body is a. epithelial. b. loose connective. c. supportive connective. d. fibrous. e. adipose. 4. Epithelial cells are specialized for all the following functions EXCEPT a. secretion. b. protection. c. filtration. d. contraction. e. absorption. 5. Human skin is primarily what type of epithelium? a. simple cuboidal b. simple columnar c. simple squamous d. stratified cuboidal e. stratified squamous 6. Which junction influences the passage of ions and small molecules between cells? a. gap b. adhering c. loose d. tight e. plasma 7. The secretion of tears, milk, sweat, and oil are functions of what tissue? a. epithelial b. loose connective c. lymphoid d. nervous e. adipose 8. Which epithelial cell is best suited for diffusion? a. stratified cuboidal b. simple squamous c. simple columnar d. stratified squamous e. stratified columnar 9. Exocrine glands secrete a. enzymes. b. sweat. c. milk. d. saliva. e. all of these 10. Which of the following is not included in connective tissues? a. bone b. skeletal muscle c. cartilage d. collagen e. blood 11. What type of tissue is blood? a. epithelial b. muscular c. connective d. adipose e. noncellular fluid 12. An extracellular ground substance is characteristic of a. muscle tissue. b. epithelial tissue. c. connective tissue. d. nervous tissue. e. embryonic tissue. 13. Fibroblasts are characteristic of what tissue type? a. connective tissue b. epithelium c. muscle d. nervous tissue e. all of these 14. Connective tissues include all the following except a. cartilage. b. blood. c. bone. d. fat. e. outer layer of skin. 15. Dense fibrous tissues that connect muscle to bone are called a. muscles. b. cartilage. c. ligaments. d. tendons. e. all of these
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Chapter 29 Tissues, Organ Systems, and Homeostasis 167 16. Tendons connect a. bones to bones. b. bones to ligaments. c. muscles to bones. d. bones to cartilage. e. all of these 17. Bones are linked together at skeletal joints by a. tendons. b. intercellular junctions. c. ligaments. d. cartilage. e. collagen. 18. Cartilage is found a. in the nose. b. at the ends of bones. c. in the external ear. d. between vertebrae.
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