Sense Organs Quiz

21 Questions
Sense Quizzes & Trivia

The sense organs are the organs in your body that respond to external stimuli by conveying impulses to the sensory nervous system, and are responsible for your perception of sounds, smell, sight, taste and touch.

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The transparent window at the front of the eye covered in tears.
    • A. 

      Cornea

    • B. 

      Iris

    • C. 

      Retina

  • 2. 
    Clear watery fluid that circulates in the front part of the eye and keeps constant pressure within the eye.
    • A. 

      Cornea

    • B. 

      Aqueous humor

    • C. 

      Lens

  • 3. 
    The circular opening in the colored part of the eye that opens and contracts to let in more or less light.
    • A. 

      Retina

    • B. 

      Choroid

    • C. 

      Pupil

  • 4. 
    The colored part of the eye.
    • A. 

      Iris

    • B. 

      Retina

    • C. 

      Aqueous humor

  • 5. 
    This part focuses light, changing shape as it takes in reflected light from objects near and far.  
    • A. 

      Iris

    • B. 

      Pupil

    • C. 

      Lens

  • 6. 
    A clear jelly that light passes through to the retina.
    • A. 

      Iris

    • B. 

      Vitreous

    • C. 

      Choroid

  • 7. 
    The inner lining at the back of the eye. 
    • A. 

      Pupil

    • B. 

      Retina

    • C. 

      Vitreous

  • 8. 
    These protect the eye and along with tears keep the eye clear and moist.
    • A. 

      Pupil and iris

    • B. 

      Eyelids and eyelashes

    • C. 

      Lens and vitreous

  • 9. 
    The outermost part of the ear made of cartilege taht connects to the auditory tube.
    • A. 

      Eardrum

    • B. 

      Cochlea

    • C. 

      Pinna

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Eardrum

    • B. 

      Cochlea

    • C. 

      Pinna

  • 11. 
    Three tiny bones in the inner ear that send stimuli to the cochlea.
    • A. 

      Pinna, auditory tube, semicircular canals

    • B. 

      Hammer, anvil, stirrup

    • C. 

      Vitreous, aqueous, retina

  • 12. 
    Spiral shaped part that transforms sound into nerve impulses and sends them to the brain. 
    • A. 

      Semicircular canals

    • B. 

      Cochlea

    • C. 

      Pinna

  • 13. 
    Fluid filled tubes attached to the cochlea and nerves in the inner ear that send messages about balance and head position to the brain.  
    • A. 

      Eustachian tube

    • B. 

      Auditory canals

    • C. 

      Semicircular canals

  • 14. 
    Drains fluid from the inner ear into the throat.
    • A. 

      Auditory tube

    • B. 

      Eustachian tube

    • C. 

      Semicircular canal

  • 15. 
    A muscle in the mouth covered with pink mucosa and tiny buds. It helps in chewing food and sending it down the throat.
    • A. 

      Papillae

    • B. 

      Tongue

    • C. 

      Teeth

  • 16. 
    The taste buds.
    • A. 

      Mucosa

    • B. 

      Papillae

    • C. 

      Saliva

  • 17. 
    Adults have these in the anterior nasal passage.
    • A. 

      Nasal hairs

    • B. 

      Nasal root

    • C. 

      Nasal spine

  • 18. 
    The top of the nose.
    • A. 

      Nasal hairs

    • B. 

      Nasal root

    • C. 

      Nasal spine

  • 19. 
    The thin projection of bone at the midline that holds the cartilage. 
    • A. 

      Nasal hairs

    • B. 

      Nasal root

    • C. 

      Nasal spine

  • 20. 
    The body's largest organ.
    • A. 

      Brain

    • B. 

      Skin

    • C. 

      Large intestine

  • 21. 
    Layers of the skin.
    • A. 

      Dermis and epidermis

    • B. 

      Hair and sweat glands

    • C. 

      Pores and sebarous glands