Anatomy and Physiology 2, sense of touch.

Kattie Stonemann
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A&P 2 revision quiz on the sense of touch.

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Question 1

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Fill in the gaps: Hair is responsible for heat _______ and air insulation as well as sensory _______ like whiskers. Erector muscles respond to the external temperature to _______.
Answer
  • Stabilisation.
  • Antenna.
  • Thermoregulation.
  • Retention.
  • Anatomy.
  • Stability.

Question 2

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How much skin does an average human have?
Answer
  • 2sq meters.
  • 4sq meters.
  • 10 sq meters.
  • 100 sq meters.

Question 3

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What is the top layer of the skin?
Answer
  • Epidermis.
  • Dermis.
  • Subdermal layer.

Question 4

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What is the middle layer of the skin?
Answer
  • Dermis.
  • Epidermis.
  • Subdermal layer.

Question 5

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What is the last, deepest, layer?
Answer
  • Subdermal layer.
  • Epidermis.
  • Dermis.

Question 6

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Tick those that apply to the epidermis:
Answer
  • Constantly shed.
  • Dead skin cells.
  • Has sweat and oil glands.
  • Synthesis of vitamin D.
  • Synthesis of vitamin A.
  • Growth site of hair follicles.

Question 7

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True of false? The sebaceous glands are based in the dermis and are associated with hair and sebum.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 8

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What layer is responsible for insulation?
Answer
  • Sub dermal.
  • Dermis.
  • Epidermis.

Question 9

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What is sensation?
Answer
  • The conscious awareness of changes.
  • The subconscious awareness of changes.
  • Both.
  • Neither.

Question 10

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What is perception?
Answer
  • The conscious interpretation of sensation.
  • The unconscious interpretation of sensation.
  • Both.
  • Neither.

Question 11

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What is the ruffini corpuscle responsible for?
Answer
  • Sensation of warmth and stretching of the skin.
  • Vibration and deep pressure.
  • Steady pressure.

Question 12

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What is the pacinian corpuscle responsible for?
Answer
  • Vibration and deep pressure.
  • Steady pressure.
  • Sensation of warmth and stretching of the skin.

Question 13

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What is the merkel receptors reasonable for?
Answer
  • Steady pressure.
  • Vibration and deep pressure.
  • Sensation of warmth and stretching of the skin.
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