The Aging Muscle, Skeletal, and Integumentary Systems Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which organ is responsible for balance?

Question 2 2. All of the following terms describe a type of muscle tissue EXCEPT _____.

Question 3 3. The dermis layer of the skin contains:

Question 4 4. Why do bones become more brittle?

Question 5 5. Where is lipofuscin found?

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Question 6 6. Is the physical locus of control important in prison populations? Why or why not?

Question 7 7. How does aging affect the skeleton?

Question 8 8. Which type, or types, of muscle tissue innervate the somatic nervous system?

Question 9 9. Which of the following causes a reduction in oxygenation and energy delivery?

Question 10 10. Why do more wrinkles occur in late adulthood?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following about insomnia is FALSE?

Question 12 12. While infants generally need about _____ hours of sleep per day, most older adults only need _____.

Question 13 13. Skeletal muscle contraction without muscle shortening is responsible for which of the following?

Question 14 14. How does shivering thermogenesis aid in the homeostatic regulation of body temperature?

Question 15 15. Muscles shrink, lose power, and _____.

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Question 16 16. In which type of arthritis does the immune system attack cartilage?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is NOT a common symptom of damaged self-concept due to aging?

Question 18 18. The correct order of the layers of the epidermis from outer to inner is:

Question 19 19. Of the following, which is the most damaging toxin to skin?

Question 20 20. Intellectual LoC can lead to problems if the individual values _____ of learning.

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Question 21 21. Gene is assigned a lab project for his class focusing on muscle tissue. The instructor gave Gene slides with different muscle tissue, and he has to correctly label each slide. He inserts the first slide under the microscope. How could Gene determine that the slide he is looking at is smooth muscle tissue?

Question 22 22. Why are Merkel Cells significant?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is composed of muscle tissue surrounding a hollow organ?

Question 24 24. Which of the following are NOT located in the Stratum basale?

Question 25 25. If osteoclast activity is greater than osteoblast activity, then _____.

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Question 26 26. What is the difference between the diaphysis and the epiphysis?

Question 27 27. How does the basement membrane differ from the subcutis?

Question 28 28. Keratinocytes are cells that _____.

Question 29 29. Maturation is the process of _____.

Question 30 30. In the search for his shoes, Jack stepped on a nail. The pain caused him to step back and fall. Which type of muscle tissue, or tissues, aided in Jack's reaction?

The Aging Muscle, Skeletal, and Integumentary Systems Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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