BIO 290 Week 2 WileyPLUS Quiz

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BIO 290 Week 2 WileyPLUS Quiz

Complete the Week 2 WileyPLUS Quiz

Question 1


What is the name of the structure found in epithelia tissue that tells the cell which is the apical surface (top) and which is the basal surface (bottom)?


 Basement membrane


Gap junction




Tight junction



Question 2



What epithelial type can be described as multiple layers of flat cells?




Stratified cuboidal epithelium


Simple columnar epithelium


Simple squamous epithelium


Stratified squamous epithelium



Question 3



In what area of the body would transitional epithelia be found?






Trachea/respiratory tract


Blood vessel lining



Question 4



What type of membrane would be found lining internal cavities that are exposed to the outside environment, lack keratin and must remain moist?




Cutaneous membrane


Mucous membrane


Serous membrane


Synovial membrane



Question 5



What cell is responsible for producing the components of the extracellular matrix in most connective tissues?






Goblet cells







Question 6



Which of the following is not considered to be a type of specialized connective tissue?













Question 7



What type of cartilage is found in the ear and may proliferate when damaged?




Hyaline cartilage


Osseous cartilage


Elastic cartilage





Question 8


What type of connective tissue consists of cells that appear to be empty which have their nuclei on the periphery?




Adipose tissue


Dense regular connective tissue


Dense irregular connective tissue


Hyaline cartilage



Question 9


What tissue has the primary responsibility of relaying electrical signals from one area of the body to another?




Connective tissue









Question 10

What type of muscle tissue is characterized as being involuntary, non-striated and located primarily in hollow organs?




Cardiac muscle


Skeletal muscle


Smooth muscle


Transient muscle



Question 11


Which of the following is not a correct function of the integumentary system?




Temperature regulation


Blood production


Vitamin production


Production of an antibacterial layer



Question 12



Both endocrine and exocrine glands are derived from which of the following?




Connective tissue


Epithelia tissue


Muscle tissue


Nervous tissue



Question 13


What layer of the epidermis is not present in thin skin?




Stratum corneum


Stratum lucidum


Stratum granulosum


Stratum basale



Question 14


What type of connective tissue is found in the reticular layer of the dermis?


Areolar connective tissue


Dense irregular connective tissue


Dense regular connective tissue


Reticular connective tissue



Question 15



What type of connective tissue is found in the papillary layer of the dermis?




Areolar CT


Dense irregular CT


Dense regular CT

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