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Connective tissue: Quiz


Question 1: Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva - disease of the connective tissue, caused by a defective gene which turns connective tissue into ________.
Human skullHuman skeletonHead and neck anatomyBone

Question 2: ________ - a genetic disease causing abnormal fibrillin.
Apert syndromeNail–patella syndromeICD-10 Chapter XVII: Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalitiesMarfan syndrome

Question 3: ________ - caused by a dietary deficiency in vitamin C, leading to abnormal collagen.
ObesityChildhood obesityScurvyIron deficiency (medicine)

Question 4: Spontaneous ________ - collapsed lung, believed to be related to subtle abnormalities in connective tissue.
Pleural diseasePneumomediastinumRespiratory diseasePneumothorax

Question 5: ________ - an autosomal recessive hereditary disease, caused by calcification and fragmentation of elastic fibres, affecting the skin, the eyes and the cardiovascular system.
Pseudoxanthoma elasticumDarier's diseaseMastocytosisHarlequin type ichthyosis

Question 6: ________ is the main protein of connective tissue in animals and the most abundant protein in mammals, making up about 25% of the total protein content.
KeratinLysyl hydroxylaseCollagenCollagen, type I, alpha 1

Question 7: It is one of the four types of tissue in traditional classifications (the others being epithelial, ________, and nervous tissue).
FasciaMuscleTorsoHead and neck anatomy

Question 8: ________ - a chronic, multisystem, inflammatory disorder of probable autoimmune etiology, occurring predominantly in young women.
Atopic dermatitisContact dermatitisBullous pemphigoidSystemic lupus erythematosus

Question 9: ________ (brittle bone disease) - caused by insufficient production of good quality collagen to produce healthy, strong bones.
Alport syndromeEhlers-Danlos syndromeOsteopoikilosisOsteogenesis imperfecta


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