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Histology Testbank: Epithelium 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.
What type of tissue composes the kidney tubules?
a. Simple squamous epithelium
b. Simple cuboidal epithelium
c. Simple columnar epithelium
d. Stratified squamous epithelium
e. Transitional epithelium

2.
What type of tissue lines the esophagus?
a. Simple squamous epithelium
b. Simple cuboidal epithelium
c. Simple columnar epithelium
d. Stratified squamous epithelium
e. Transitional epithelium

3.
What type of epithelium is one cell layer thick?
a. Simple
b. Stratified
c. Squamous
d. Cuboidal
e. Columnar

4.
What type of epithelial cells are taller than they are wide?
a. Simple
b. Stratified
c. Squamous
d. Cuboidal
e. Columnar

5.
What type of epithelium has dome shaped cells on the apical surface?
a. Epithelioid tissue
b. Mesothelium
c. Endothelium
d. Transitional
e. Pseudostratified

6.
Which of the following is NOT lined by a serosa?
a. Peritoneal cavity
b. Pericardial cavity
c. Pleural cavity
d. Respiratory tract
e. All of the above are lined by a serosa

7.
Which of the following is a unicellular gland?
a. Squamous cell
b. Goblet cell
c. Basal cell
d. Basket cell
e. Sertoli cell

8.
What forms the striated border?
a. Microvilli
b. Stereocilia
c. Cilia
d. Keratinization
e. Both a and b

9.
What is a characteristic of the cells in the epidermis of the skin?
a. Microvilli
b. Stereocilia
c. Cilia
d. Keratinization
e. Both a and b

10.
What is another term for an acinar gland?
a. Simple gland
b. Compound gland
c. Tubular
d. Alveolar
e. Tubuloalveolar

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