Eye Anatomy Exam Quiz: MCQ!

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Eye Anatomy Exam Quiz: MCQ!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The type of chemoreceptor responsible for our sense of smell is called a(n) ____>
    • A. 

      Static equilibrium receptor

    • B. 

      Dynamic equilibrium receptor

    • C. 

      Photoreceptor

    • D. 

      Olfactory receptor

  • 2. 
    Eyes suddenly exposed to bright light experience ____.
    • A. 

      Convergence

    • B. 

      Accommodation pupillary reflex

    • C. 

      Hemianopia

    • D. 

      Photoupillary reflex

    • E. 

      Eyestrain

  • 3. 
    The age-related condition resulting from decreased lens elasticity is known as:
    • A. 

      Myopia

    • B. 

      Hyperopia

    • C. 

      Hemianopia

    • D. 

      Presbyopia

    • E. 

      Strabismus

  • 4. 
    The region of the optic nerve lacking photoreceptor cells is known as the ____.
    • A. 

      Retina

    • B. 

      Iris

    • C. 

      Optic disc (blind spot)

    • D. 

      Choroid

  • 5. 
    The fibrous covering of the eye consists of the white outer layer, known as the ____, and a transparent portion known as the ____.
    • A. 

      Conjunctiva; sclera

    • B. 

      Sclera; cornea

    • C. 

      Pupil; cornea

    • D. 

      Iris; pupil

  • 6. 
    The membrane that covers the outer surface of the eye and lines the eyelids is the ____.
    • A. 

      Retina

    • B. 

      Sclera

    • C. 

      Conjunctiva

    • D. 

      Choroid

  • 7. 
    Vitamin A deficiency can lead to ____.
    • A. 

      Night blindness

    • B. 

      Presbyopia

    • C. 

      Glaucoma

    • D. 

      Cataracts

    • E. 

      Color blindness

  • 8. 
    Dynamic equilibrium receptors that detect information about angular or rotational movements of the head are housed in the ____.
    • A. 

      Semicircular canals

    • B. 

      Oval window

    • C. 

      Cochlea

    • D. 

      Vestibule

  • 9. 
    The three cranial nerves that carry taste sensations to the brain are ____.
    • A. 

      Facial, glossopharyngeal, vagus

    • B. 

      Abducens, trochlear, oculomotor

    • C. 

      Hypoglossal, glossopharyngeal, facial

    • D. 

      Hypoglossal, vagus, trigeminal

  • 10. 
    The vibration of sound waves causes the tympanic membrane, or eardrum, to move against an ossicle known as ____.
    • A. 

      Stapes or stirrup

    • B. 

      Incus or anvil

    • C. 

      Malleus or hammer

    • D. 

      Otolith

  • 11. 
    Static equilibrium receptors are located in the _____.
    • A. 

      Vestibule

    • B. 

      Tympanic membrane

    • C. 

      Cochlea

    • D. 

      Semicircular canals

    • E. 

      Auricle (pinna)

  • 12. 
    The ability of the eye to focus on close objects is known as _____.
    • A. 

      Binocular vision

    • B. 

      Refraction

    • C. 

      Inversion

    • D. 

      Accommodation

  • 13. 
    The greatest visual acuity is housed in the _____.
    • A. 

      Ciliary body

    • B. 

      Viteous humor

    • C. 

      Blind spot

    • D. 

      Fovea centralis

    • E. 

      Optic disc

  • 14. 
    The ____ gland is located above the lateral end of each eye and releases tears.
    • A. 

      Ceruminous

    • B. 

      Ciliary

    • C. 

      Tarsal

    • D. 

      Lacrimal

  • 15. 
    Which of the external eye muscles is controlled by cranial nerve VI (abducens)?
    • A. 

      Lateral rectus

    • B. 

      Inferior rectus

    • C. 

      Inferior oblique

    • D. 

      Medial rectus

    • E. 

      Superior rectus

  • 16. 
    The function of the choroid layer of the eye is to ____.
    • A. 

      Prevent light from scattering inside the eye

    • B. 

      Release tears onto the anterior surface of the eye

    • C. 

      Produce gross eye movements

    • D. 

      Regulate the amount of light entering the eye

    • E. 

      Refract light and focus it on the retina

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