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Health Education on Skin: Staff Nurses Questions and Answers.

Health Education on Skin: Staff Nurses Questions and Answers.

Health Education on Skin: Staff Nurses Questions and Answers.





Health Education on Skin: Staff Nurses Questions and Answers.

1. The largest organ in the humans body is?
A. Stomach
B. Lungs
C. Skin
D. Spleen






An. C. Skin

2. The colour of the skin is due to the presence of which pigment?
A. Melanin
B. Bilirubin
C. Hemosiderin
D. Both B and C





An. A. Melanin

3. In humans body sebaceous glands are not found in ?
A. Palms of the hands
B. Soles of the feet
C. Both A and B
D. Neck






An. C. Both A and B

4. Application of cold compress to a patient with fever decreases the temperature through?
A. Convection
B. Conduction
C. Evaporation
D. Tanning





An. B. Conduction
The compress of ice burg on the skin of a patient with fever helps to decrease temperature through conduction. The transmission of heat from one object to another that are in direct contact is called conduction.






6. Infection of the skin around your fingernails and toenails is termed as
A. Clubbing
B. Paronychia
C. Onychomycosis
D. Both A and C






An. B. Paronychia
Bacteria and yeast contribute to this infection






7. The skin belongs to a system of the body called?
A. Gastrointestinal system
B. Lymphatic system
C. Integumentary system
D. Respiratory system






An. C. Integumentary system


8. Skin that is removed by surgery from one area of the body and transplanted
Or attached to another area of the same person is called?

A. Allografting
B. Autografting
C. Xenografting
D. Non of the above






An. B. Autografting

9. A small circumscribed changes in the colour of skin that are neither raised (elevated) nor depressed is called as?
A. Papule
B. Nodule
D. Pimple






An. C.Macule
Macules are flat and cannot be palpated.


10. Munro’s microabscess is a cardinal sign of which skin disease?
A. Psoriasis
B. Pemphigus
C. Eczema
D. Steven Johnson syndrome






An. A.Psoriasis

11. Oral diagnostic features of scleroderma include all the following except?
A. Difficulty in opening the mouth
B. Immobility of the tongue
C. Difficulty swallowing
D. Cleft palate






An. D. Cleft palate
Scleroderma is a disease involving in hardening and tightening of the skin and connective tissues.
Symptoms of scleroderma include;
* Deposition of collagen in the tissues or around nerves and vessels
* Difficulty in opening mouth
* Immobility of tongue
*Dysphagia, xerostomia, telangiectasia etc






12. The layer of the skin that provides protection against bacteria entry as well as clinical and mechanical injuries is the?
A. Subcutaneous layer
B. Dermis layer
C. Sebum layer
D. Epidermis






An. D. Epidermis
A Epidermis is a thick layer that protects the skin against both chemical and mechanical injury.




Health Education on Skin: Staff Nurses Questions and Answers.

13. The glands that discharge an oily secretions into the hair follicles in the skin are called?
A.Mammary glands
B. Sebaceous gland
C. Thyroid glands
D. Pituitary gland





An. B. Sebaceous glands.

14. Which glands become active at puberty?
A. Accrine glands
B. Apocrine glands
C. Adrenal glands
D. Pituitary gland






An. B. Apocrine glands
This glands are found in of genitals, anus, axillar etc


15. The following which muscle is responsible for GOOSEBUMPS?
A.Mimetic muscles
B. Arrector pili muscle
C. Buccinator muscle
D. Both A and C






An. B.Arrector pili muscle


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