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Unformatted text preview: 1. The various types of epithelium are classified by a. the size and shape of cells. b. the shape of cells and number of cell layers. c. the number of cell layers and size of the cells. d. the size and location of cells. e. function and size of cells. 2. Which of the following is a function of epithelial tissue? a. conduction of action potentials b. secretion and absorption of molecules c. support of other tissue types d. contraction e. shock absorption 3. Epithelium that is primarily secretory in function would most likely be a. simple squamous. b. stratified squamous. c. keratinized columnar. d. transitional. e. simple cuboidal. 4. To determine that a type of epithelium is squamous, which of the following is most important? a. the number of cell layers b. the shape of most of the epithelial cells c. the shape of the most superficial epithelial cells d. the shape of the basal epithelial cells e. the shape of the basement membrane 5. If one of the functions of the capillaries is to supply body cells with oxygen and nutrients, you...
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