Special Senses Quiz

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  • 1. 
    The sclera does all of the following except:
    • A. 

      Allow light to enter the eye

    • B. 

      Protect the eye

    • C. 

      Maintain eye shape


  • 2. 
    When focusing, the lens shape changes by
    • A. 

      Contraction of the suspensory ligaments

    • B. 

      Contraction of the iris

    • C. 

      Contraction of the ciliary body


  • 3. 
    Which is not a purpose of the secretions of the lacrimal gland?
    • A. 

      Cleanse the eye

    • B. 

      Provide oils

    • C. 

      Kill bacteria


  • 4. 
    From the lab, the dark layer inside the eye is the ___________ and its job is to ___________.
    • A. 

      Retina, to trap light for images

    • B. 

      Choroid coat, prevent light scatter

    • C. 

      Sclera, bends light to the lens


  • 5. 
    The cells of the eye that are most sensitive to light are the
    • A. 

      Rods

    • B. 

      Cones

    • C. 

      Cornea


  • 6. 
    If one suffers from myopia, they have eyeballs that are too _____ and need _____ lens to correct the problem.
    • A. 

      Short, concave

    • B. 

      Wide, convex

    • C. 

      Long, concave


  • 7. 
    Which is not a loss of clear vision due to aging?
    • A. 

      Presbyopia

    • B. 

      Macular degeneration

    • C. 

      Strabismus


  • 8. 
    When you fly in an airplane and your ears pop, it is because you are relieving pressure via the
    • A. 

      Eustacian tube

    • B. 

      Tympanic membrane

    • C. 

      Semicircular canals


  • 9. 
    The organ of the ear that actually transfers vibrations into impulses is the
    • A. 

      Vestibule

    • B. 

      Organ of corti

    • C. 

      Semicircular canals


  • 10. 
    Otosclerosis causes deafness by
    • A. 

      Ear wax build up

    • B. 

      Bones fusing

    • C. 

      Damage to hairlike projections


  • 11. 
    _____ of taste is affected by smell.
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      50

    • C. 

      75

    • D. 

      90


  • 12. 
    Which taste buds detect bitter?
    • A. 

      Curcumvillate

    • B. 

      Filiform

    • C. 

      Fungiform


  • 13. 
    The nose and the tongue are both for ____ reception.
    • A. 

      Electrical

    • B. 

      Vibratory

    • C. 

      Chemical


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