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Histology Testbank: Connective Tissue 4

 

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 is the most abundant fiber in connective tissue?
a. Collagen fiber
b. Elastic fiber
c. Reticular fiber
d. Purkinje fiber
e. Muscle fibers

2.
Which connective tissue cell type produces collagen?
a. Fibroblast
b. Connective tissue macrophage
c. Histiocyte
d. Plasma cell
e. Mast cell

3.
Which connective tissue cell type secretes histamine?
a. Fibroblast
b. Myofibroblast
c. Histiocyte
d. Plasma cell
e. Mast cell

4.
Which of the following can be classified as "specialized connective tissue"?
a. Loose connective tissue
b. Mesenchyme
c. Adipose tissue
d. Mucous connective tissue
e. Dense connective tissue

5.
Which of the following can be classified as "embryonic connective tissue"?
a. Adipose tissue
b. Bone
c. Blood
d. Cartilage
e. Mesenchyme

6.
What is areolar tissue?
a. Mucous connective tissue
b. Mesenchyme
c. Loose irregular connective tissue
d. Dense irregular connective tissue
e. Dense regular connective tissue

7.
What type of adipose tissue tends to decrease as humans age?
a. Brown adipose tissue
b. White adipose tissue
c. Unilocular adipose tissue
d. Multilocular adipose tissue
e. Both a and d

8.
Which of the following would be best suited to visualize reticular 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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