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Layers of the skin

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  • Q1
    Which layer of the skin is the thickest?
    Dermis
    Hypodermis
    Subcutaneous tissue
    Epidermis
    30s
  • Q2
    Which layer of the skin contains melanocytes?
    Epidermis
    Subcutaneous tissue
    Dermis
    Hypodermis
    30s
  • Q3
    How many layers does the skin have?
    3
    4
    1
    2
    30s
  • Q4
    Which layer of the skin is responsible for containing blood vessels, nerves, and hair follicles?
    Epidermis
    Subcutaneous layer
    Dermis
    Hypodermis
    30s
  • Q5
    Which layer of the skin is responsible for protecting the body from external factors?
    Dermis
    Epidermis
    Hypodermis
    Subcutaneous layer
    30s
  • Q6
    What is the thinnest layer of the skin?
    Subcutaneous layer
    Epidermis
    Hypodermis
    Dermis
    30s
  • Q7
    What is the outermost layer of the epidermis called?
    Stratum basale
    Stratum granulosum
    Stratum lucidum
    Stratum corneum
    30s
  • Q8
    Which layer of the skin contains melanocytes?
    Dermis
    Subcutaneous layer
    Epidermis
    Hypodermis
    30s
  • Q9
    What is the middle layer of the skin called?
    Hypodermis
    Epidermis
    Dermis
    Subcutaneous layer
    30s
  • Q10
    How many layers are there in the epidermis?
    2
    5
    4
    3
    30s
  • Q11
    Which layer of the epidermis provides a waterproof barrier?
    Stratum corneum
    Stratum lucidum
    Stratum spinosum
    Stratum granulosum
    30s
  • Q12
    Which layer of the epidermis contains melanocytes?
    Stratum basale
    Stratum granulosum
    Stratum corneum
    Stratum spinosum
    30s
  • Q13
    Which layer of the epidermis is translucent and present only in thick skin?
    Stratum granulosum
    Stratum spinosum
    Stratum lucidum
    Stratum corneum
    30s
  • Q14
    What is the function of the epidermis in the skin?
    Regulation of blood flow
    Production of collagen
    Storage of fat cells
    Protection against external environment
    30s
  • Q15
    What is the function of melanin in the skin?
    Sensation of touch
    Production of sweat
    Regulation of body temperature
    Protection against UV radiation
    30s

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