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Histology Testbank: Connective Tissue 1

 

Instructions: For each histology question, pick the one best answer. This histology test bank is also useful for the histology questions on the USMLE (USMLE step 1). Click here for answers and detailed explanations.

1.
Which of the following is NOT primarily composed of connective tissue?
a. Blood
b. Bone
c. Tendon
d. Intervertebral disc
e. Myometrium

2.
Which of the following is NOT a fiber found in connective tissue?
a. Collagen fiber
b. Elastic fiber
c. Reticular fiber
d. Purkinje fiber
e. All of the above are fibers found in connective tissue

3.
Which connective tissue cell type contains properties of smooth muscle cells?
a. Fibroblast
b. Myofibroblast
c. Histiocyte
d. Plasma cell
e. Mast cell

4.
Which cell is a connective tissue macrophage?
a. Kupffer cells
b. Histiocyte
c. Dust cell
d. Langerhans cell
e. Microglia

5.
Which of the following can be classified as "specialized connective tissue"?
a. Mesenchyme
b. Mucous connective tissue
c. Dense connective tissue
d. Blood
e. Loose connective tissue

6.
Which of the following can be classified as "embryonic connective tissue"?
a. Cartilage
b. Mucous connective tissue
d. Adipose tissue
d. Bone
e. Blood

7.
What type of tissue makes up the dermis of the skin?
a. Mucous connective tissue
b. Mesenchyme
c. Loose irregular connective tissue
d. Dense irregular connective tissue
e. Dense regular connective tissue

8.
What type of adipose tissue tends to increase as humans age?
a. Brown adipose tissue
b. White adipose tissue
c. Unilocular adipose tissue
d. Multilocular adipose tissue
e. Both b and c

9.
Which of the following would be best suited to differentiate collagen fibers from other fibers?
a. Wright's stain
b. Hematoxylin and eosin stain
c. Sudan stain
d. Silver impregnation
e. Masson's trichrome stain

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