Animal Tissues MCQs I

1) Which is responsible for nerve impulse conduction in a nerve fibre?
c) Glucose
d) DNA

2) Which of the following are dead cells?
a) Nails
b) Horns
c) Hooves
d) All the above

3) Collagen and keratin are forms of
a) Structural proteins
b) Storage proteins
c) Support proteins
d) None of the above

4) The number of amino acids present in hemocyanin in the blood of snails
is about

a) 39
b) 51
c) 8200
d) 418

5) The central canal within bone tissue, surrounded by lamellae is the
a) lacuna
b) canaliculus
c) osteoblast
d) Haversian canal

6) Structures that join bones together at a joint are
a) ligaments
b) tendons
c) cartilage
d) fibrous cords

7) Muscularis mucosa is present in the
a) skin
b) liver
c) stomach
d) all of these

8) Nearly all forms of movements in a mammal directly involve
a) bones and tendons
b) bones and muscles
c) cartilages and muscle
d) muscles alone

9) Skeletal muscles resemble visceral muscles in
a) shape of muscle fibres
b) number of nuclei per muscle fibre
c) presence of actin and myosin filaments
d) presence of light and dark bands

10) The main part of a tooth is composed of
a) Dentine
b) Pulp
c) Enamel
d) Proteins

11) The type of epithelium which is always multi-layered is
a) Stratified
b) Glandular
c) Columnar
d) Sensory

12) The structure connecting a skeletal muscle to the bone is
a) Sheath
b) Ligament
c) Tendon
d) Gland

13) The membrane binding the muscle fibre is the
a) Sarcolemma
b) Oolemma
c) Pellicle
d) Neurilemma

14) Name the unit of a myofibril
a) H-zone
b) Sarcoplasm
c) Sarcomere
d) Sarcolemma

15) Epithelial tissue is characterised by the absence of
a) Fibres
b) Blood vessels
c) Closely packed cells
d) None of these

16) The epithelial lining of the uterus is the
a) Endothelium
b) Endometrium
c) Mesothelium
d) Metaplasia

17) The tissue which evolved first in the animal kingdom is
a) Connective
b) Muscular
c) Nervous
d) Epithelial

18) Endothelium, endocardium and mesothelium are
a) Connective tissues
b) Squamous epithelium
c) Columnar epithelium
d) Cuboidal epithelium

19) Unicellular mucous glands are found in epithelium of the type
a) Squamous
b) Columnar
c) Cubical
d) Ciliated

20) The covering of cartilage is
a) Pericardium
b) Perineurium
c) Perichondrium
d) Periosteum

21) Red pulp and white pulp are histological structures found in the
a) Tooth
b) Spleen
c) Bone
d) Skeletal muscles

22) Blood clotting is not possible without
a) Erythrocytes
b) Thrombocytes
c) Plasmocytes
d) Leucocytes

23) Transitional epithelium is present in the
a) Trachea
b) Fallopian tube
c) Stomach
d) Urinary bladder

24) Keratinised, stratified epithelium forms the
a) Inside lining of blood-vessels
b) Lining of alveoli of lungs
c) Corneous layer of skin
d) Salivary glands

25) Areolar connective tissue joins
a) Bone with bone
b) Ligament with muscles
c) Dermis with muscles
d) Tendons

26) The connective tissue that invests the bone is the
a) Perichondrium
b) Periosteum
c) Periostracum
d) Pericardium

27) A sarcomere is the area between two
a) H bands
b) Z bands
c) A bands
d) I bands

28) Which of the following is the actively amoeboid and phagocytic type of leucocyte?
a) Basophils
b) Acidophils
c) Neutrophils
d) Lymphocytes

29) Voluntary muscles are found in the
a) Heart
b) Liver
c) Lungs
d) Foot

30) The study of tissue in an experimental vessel is
a) Innate
b) Ecesis
c) In vitro
d) In vivo

31) In the liver, the
cells are

a) Anti-inflammatory
b) Dead hepatic cells
c) Phagocytic
d) Secretory

32) Syncytial epidermis occurs in
a) Ascaris
b) Cockroach
c) Bone
d) Cartilage

33) Fibro-cartilage is seen in the
a) Pinna
b) Inter-vertebral discs
c) Tip of long bones
d) Tip of nose

34) Glisson’s capsule is the connective tissue covering the
a) Lung
b) Heart
c) Kidney
d) Liver

35) Phagocytic cells of the areolar tissue are of the type
a) Lymphocytes
b) Macrophages
c) Plasma cells
d) Fibrocytes

hump is mainly formed of

a) Muscles
b) Adipose tissue
c) Connective tissue
d) Muscles and cartilage

37) The matrix-forming cells of the connective and cartilage tissue

a) Macrophages
b) Histiocytes
c) Mast cells
d) Fibroblasts

38) The afferent process of a neuron is the
a) Axon
b) Dendrite
c) Cyton
d) Neurofibrillae

39) A bone is distinguished from a cartilage by the presence of
a) Collagen
b) Blood-vessels
c) Lymph vessels
d) Haversian systems

40) Red blood cells are formed in the early embryo in the
a) Bone marrow
b) Spleen
c) Liver
d) Both B and C

41) Mammary glands are modified
a) Columnar cells
b) Endocrine glands
c) Sebaceous glands
d) Sweat glands

42) The major constituent of the vertebrate bone is
a) Calcium phosphate
b) Sodium chloride
c) Potassium hydroxide
d) Calcium carbonate

43) A sprain is caused by the excessive pulling of
a) Muscles
b) Nerve fibres
c) Ligaments
d) Tendons

membrane demarcates striated muscle into many

a) Sarcomeres
b) Micromeres
c) Chromomeres
d) Sarcosomes

45) Zymogen cells are found in the
a) Micromeres
b) Stomach
c) Kidney
d) liver

46) The synapse stores
a) Excitatory chemicals
b) Inhibitory chemicals
c) Both
d) None

47) The efferent process of the neuron is the
a) Dendron
b) Cyton
c) Axon
d) Dendrite

48) Mast cells are found in
a) Adipose tissue
b) Areolar tissue
c) Collagen tissue
d) Elastic tissue

49) Movement of food in the stomach is aided by muscles of the type
a) Striped
b) Smooth
c) Voluntary
d) Cardiac

50) The plasma and the glomerular filtrate resemble each other except
for the presence of

a) Amino acids
b) Glucose
c) Chlorides
d) Proteins

51) The horn of a rhinoceros is
a) Bone
b) Keratin
c) Cartilage
d) White fibrous tissue

52) A nerve consists of a large number of
a) Ends of nerve cells
b) Axons
c) Neurilemma
d) Cytons

53) Stratified muscles occur in the
a) Urinary bladder
b) Alimentary canal
c) Skeletal muscle
d) All of these

54) Cells lining the blood capillaries are
a) Oxyntic
b) Endothelial
c) Parietal
d) Haemocytes

55) Sarcolemma is the membrane covering the
a) Nerve fibre
b) Cardiac muscle
c) Muscle fibre
d) Heart

56) Haversian canals are found in
a) Ascon type of simple sponge
b) Long bone of rabbit
c) Internal ear of mammals
d) Spinal cord of vertebrates

57) Smooth muscles are
a) Involuntary, spindle-shaped, uninucleate with tapering ends
b) Voluntary, cylindrical, multinucleate
c) Involuntary, cylindrical, multinucleate
d) Voluntary, branched, uninucleate

58) Blood clotting is impossible without
a) Erythrocytes
b) Thrombocytes
c) Plasmocytes
d) Leucocytes

59) The cells which form cartilage are
a) Osteoblasts
b) Chondrocytes
c) Fibroblast
d) Epithelial

60) The axon is concerned with
a) Bringing impulses into the cyton
b) Taking impulses away from the cyton
c) Both a and b
d) None

61) The maximum number of cytons are found in the
a) Spinal cord
b) Retina
c) Brain
d) Tongue

62) Fibro-cartilage is seen in the
a) Joints of the skull bones
b) Inter-vertebral position
c) Pinna of the ear
d) Ribs

63) The strongest cartilage is
a) Haline
b) Elastic
c) Fibrous
d) Calcified

64) The cells of germinal epithelium are
a) Columnar
b) Squamous
c) Ciliated
d) Cuboidal

65) The white fibrous tissue occurs in
a) Ligaments
b) Tendons
c) Cartilage
d) Bone

66) The mucus secreting goblet cells constitute
a) Stratified columnar cells
b) Branched compound glands
c) Modified columnar glands
d) Tubular glands

67) Blood plasma is mainly composed of
a) Fibrinogen
b) Water
c) Alkaline plasma proteins
d) Antibody components

68) Transitional, pseudostratified, columnar epithelium occurs in the
a) Kidney
b) Ureter
c) Trachea
d) Blood vessels

69) The nervous tissue is mainly concerned with the function of

a) Receiving stimuli
b) Reactions to stimuli
c) Irritability
d) All of these

70) Ciliated epithelium is found in the body of man in the
a) Mouth
b) Trachea
c) Bile duct
d) Loop of Henle

71) Allergic reactions are effected by
a) Mast cells
b) Oxyntic cells
c) Epithelial cells
d) Nerve cells

72) The embryonic connective tissue is a derivative of
a) Ectoderm
b) Endoderm
c) Mesogloea
d) Mesoderm

73) Haemopoietic tissue is
a) Dense connective tissue
b) Bone marrow
c) Adipose tissue
d) Epithelial tissue

74) The process by whch bone is formed is known as
a) Calcification
b) Chondrification
c) Ossification
d) Decalcification

75) Neuroglia in the nervous system is a type of
a) Vascular tissue
b) Epithelial tissue
c) Muscular tissue
d) Connective tissue

76) During fatigue the muscle contains
a) More ATP, less glycogen
b) Less ATP, more lactic acid
c) Less ATP, less lactic acid
d) More ATP, more lactic acid

77) Which of the following acts as antibody to help the body defences?
a) Prothrombin
b) Immumoglobin
c) Globulin
d) Albumin

78) Smooth muscle is found in all these sites except
a) Gastrointestinal tract
b) Fallopian tube
c) Blood vessel
d) Eyeball muscle

79) Chondrin is an
a) Inorganic part of bone
b) Organic part of bone
c) Inorganic part of cartilage
d) Organic part of cartilage

80) Sebaceous glands of skin are
a) Holocrine
b) Myosin
c) Aprocrine
d) Heterocrine

81) In a neuron, dendrites may be one or many in number, but the axon is generally
a) One
b) Two
c) Three
d) More than one

82) Pseudostratified epithelium usually occurs as the lining of the
a) Nephron
b) Digestive tract
c) Respiratory tract
d) Blood vessel

83) Where do you find

a) Muscular tissue
b) Connective tissue
c) Epithelial tissue
d) Nervous tissue

84) What is the amount of haemoglobin present in 100 mL of human

a) 1g
b) 15g
c) 25g
d) 45g

85) Which of the following is true about the biceps and triceps?
a) These are under the control of the will, not liable to fatigue
b) These are involuntary, liable to fatigue
c) These are found in the hindlimbs, not enclosed by sarcolemma
d) These are enclosed by sarcolemma, liable to fatigue

86) Which one of the following steps in the clotting of blood will
not occur in the absence of vitamin K?

a) Synthesis of prothrombin
b) Formation of thromboplastin
c) Conversion of prothrombin to thrombin
d) Conservation of fibrinogen o fibrin

87) Which of the following is an apocrine gland?
a) Mammary gland
b) Sebaceous gland
c) Pancreas
d) Thyroid

88) The cation necessary for coagulation of blood is

89) Which one of the following cellular components of the blood
is responsible for the production of antibodies?

a) Thrombocyte
b) Lymphocyte
c) Monocyte
d) Erythrocyte

90) Which one is the odd man out among the following?
a) Replacing bone
b) Dermal bone
c) Investing bone
d) Membrane bone

91) Which of the following is present in the alveoli of lungs?
a) Simple columnar epithelium
b) Simple cuboidal epithelium
c) Simple squamous epithelium
d) Sensory epithelium

92) Blood plasma is
a) Neutral
b) Slightly acidic
c) Slightly alkaline
d) Strongly acidic

93) The failure of muscle to return to its original length after contraction
is called

a) Spasm
b) Contracture
c) Tetanus
d) Convulsion

94) Nissl granules are derived from
a) Golgi complex
b) SER
c) RER
d) Lysosome

95) Which of the following is the antagonist of the biceps?
a) Triceps
b) Deltoid
c) Gastrocnemics
d) Pectoralis

96) Fibreless and glass-like appearance is the characteristic

a) Hyaline cartilage
b) Fibrocartilage
c) Elastic cartilage
d) Both A and B

97) Lacuna of bone contains
a) One osteocyte
b) Two osteocytes
c) Many osteocytes
d) Many chondrocytes

98) Light bands of the muscle fibre are made of the protein
a) Tubulin
b) Myosin
c) Actin
d) Myoglobin

99) Canaliculi are found associated with
a) Cartilage
b) Bone
c) Muscle
d) Neuron

100) Schneiderian epithelium is found in
a) Nasal passage
b) Trachea
c) Retina


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