Study guide for nursing competitive exams

Anatomy and physiology (Question set 1)

Objective questions

1. The innermost layer of epidermis is called as___
     a) Cornium
     b) Lucidum
     c) Granulosum
     d) Germinative

2. the pigment which is responsible for colour of the skin is___
     a) Melanin
     b) Carotene
     c) Red pigment
     d) All

3. Most part of heat loss from the body occours through the___
     a) Lungs
     b) Kidney
     c) Skin
     d) Brain

4. Epidermis is thickest on the___
     a) Elbow
     b) Palms oh the hands
     c) fingers
     d) Head

5. The most abundant tissue in human body___
     a) Epithelial
     b) Connective
     c) Muscle
     d) Nervous

6. In following which substance is not transported across the cell membrane by simple diffusion___
     a) Fatty acids
     b) Oxygen
     c) Glucose
     d) Steriods

7. The epithelial tissue which is found in the uterine tubes is___
     a) Squamous
     b) Cilliated
     c) Columnar
     d) simple

8. What is the function of the smooth endoplasmic reticulum in the cell___
     a) They form protein
     b) They synthesize lipids
     c) They synthesize ATP
     d) All of the above

9. In which body structure keratinised stratified epithelium is found___
     a) Conjuctiva of the eyes
     b) Hair
     c) Airway
     d) Stomach

10. Extrusion of waste material through the plasma membrane of a cell is known as___
     a) Pinocytosis
     b) Phagocytosis
     c) Exocytosis
     d) Leucocytosis

Answer keys:
1.D 2.A 3.C 4.B 5.B 6.C 7.B 8.B 9.B 10.C