BIOL 1611 Lecture Homework Sheet - Tissues


BIOL 1611 Anatomy & Physiology I                  Name________________________



  1. Which of the following is not found in the matrix of cartilage but is in bone?
    1. Live cells
    2. Lacunae
    3. Blood vessels
    4. Organic fibers


  1. The presence of lacunae, calcium salts, and blood vessels would indicate:
    1. Cartilage tissue.
    2. Fibrocartilaginous tissue.
    3. Osseous tissue.
    4. Areolar tissue.


  1. Epithelial tissue:
    1. Is highly vascularized.
    2. Has a basement membrane.
    3. Is usually acellular.
    4. Contains a number of neuron types.


  1. Which of the following would be of most importance to goblet cells and other glandular epithelium?
    1. Microvilli
    2. Golgi bodies
    3. Lysosomes
    4. Multiple nuclei


  1. Matrix is:
    1. Cells and fibers.
    2. Fibers and ground substance.
    3. Ground substance and cells.
    4. Composed of all organic compounds.


  1. The fiber type that gives connective tissue great tensile strength is:
    1. Elastic fiber.
    2. Collagen fiber.
    3. Reticular fiber.
    4. Muscle fiber.


  1. Which of the following is true about epithelia?
    1. Simple epithelia are commonly found in areas of high abrasion.
    2. Stratified epithelia are associated with filtration.
    3. Endothelium provides a slick surface lining all hollow cardiovascular organs.
    4. Pseudostratified epithelia are commonly keratinized.


  1. Chondroblasts:
    1. Are mature cartilage cells located in spaces called lacunae.
    2. Within the cartilage divide and secrete new matrix.
    3. Located deep to the perichondrium divide and secrete new matrix on the internal portions.
    4. Never lose their ability to divide.


  1. Which of these is not considered connective tissue?
    1. Cartilage
    2. Adipose
    3. Muscle
    4. Blood


  1. The first step in tissue repair involves:
    1. Replacement of destroyed tissue by the same kind of cells.
    2. Proliferation of fibrous connective tissue.
    3. Formation of granulation tissue.
    4. Formation of scar tissue.


  1. Select the correct statement regarding adipose tissue.
    1. It is composed mostly of extracellular matrix.
    2. Its primary function is nutrient storage.
    3. Mature adipose cells are highly mitotic.
    4. Most of the cell volume is occupied by the nucleus.


  1. ____ are commonly found wedged between simple columnar epithelial cells.
    1. Goblet cells
    2. Mast cells
    3. Macrophages
    4. Cilia


  1. The shape of the external ear is maintained by:
    1. Adipose tissue.
    2. Elastic cartilage.
    3. Hyaline cartilage.
    4. Fibrocartilage.


  1. Cell types likely to be seen in areolar connective tissue include all except:
    1. Chondrocytes.
    2. Fibroblasts.
    3. Macrophages.
    4. Mast cells.


  1. Smooth muscle cells possess central nuclei but lack striations.
    1. True
    2. False


  1. Intercalated discs and striations suggest the presence of skeletal muscle.
    1. True
    2. False


  1. Achilles was wounded by damage to the tendon connecting his calf muscles to his heel. This and all tendons are composed mainly of dense irregular connective tissue.
    1. True
    2. False


  1. The basic difference between dense irregular and dense regular connective tissues is in the amount of elastic fibers and adipose cells present.
    1. True
    2. False


  1. Blood is considered a type of connective tissue.
    1. True
    2. False


  1. Simple cuboidal epithelia are usually associated with secretion and absorption.
    1. True
    2. False