ch4 - The Tissue Level of Organization MULTIPLE CHOICE....

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The Tissue Level of Organization MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 1) Which one of the following is not one of the four main tissue categories? A) neural tissue B) connective tissue C) osseous tissue D) muscle tissue E) epithelial tissue 1) 2) The tissue that always has a "top" and a "bottom" is A) basal tissue. B) epithelial tissue. C) muscle tissue. D) connective tissue. E) apical tissue. 2) 3) Functions of epithelia include all of the following, except A) producing specialized secretions. B) controlling permeability. C) providing physical protection. D) supporting muscle cells. E) absorption. 3) 4) Epithelial cells exhibit modifications that adapt them for A) secretion. B) conduction. C) circulation. D) support. E) contraction. 4) 5) Epithelial cells that are adapted for absorption or secretion usually have ________ at their free surface. A) mitochondria B) Golgi complexes C) microvilli D) junctional complexes E) cilia 5) 6) A type of intercellular junction that stops materials from crossing an epithelium between cells is termed a(n) A) gap junction. B) desmosome. C) occluding junction. D) intermediate junction. E) any of the above 6) 1
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7) Dead skin cells are shed in thin sheets because they are held together by "spots" of proteoglycan reinforced by intermediate filaments. Such strong intercellular connections are called A) desmosomes. B) intermediate junctions. C) tight junctions. D) gap junctions. E) junctional complexes. 7) 8) Epithelium is connected to underlying connective tissue by A) interfacial canals. B) keratin. C) proteoglycan. D) a basal lamina. E) a reticular lamina. 8) 9) The basic shapes of epithelial cells include all of the following, except A) columnar. B) squamous. C) cuboidal. D) oval. E) both A and B 9) 10) Mesothelium is to the body cavities as endothelium is to the A) mouth. B) kidneys. C) urinary bladder. D) heart and blood vessels. E) large intestine. 10) 11) The epithelia that line body cavities and blood vessels are classified as A) transitional. B) stratified cuboidal. C) simple cuboidal. D) simple squamous. E) stratified squamous. 11) 12) Which of the following statements about simple epithelia is false ? A) They are avascular. B) They line internal compartments and passageways. C) They cover surfaces subjected to mechanical or chemical stress. D) They are characteristic of regions where secretion or absorption occurs. E) They afford little mechanical protection. 12) 13) A type of epithelium found where absorption or secretion takes place is ________ epithelium. A) pseudostratified columnar B) simple squamous C) simple columnar D) simple cuboidal E) any of the above 13) 2
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14) Simple cuboidal epithelium is found A) forming the kidney tubules. B) at the surface of the skin.
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