Trivia Questions On Senses! Quiz

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Trivia Questions On Senses! Quiz

Trivia questions on senses quiz. Humans are able to see, smell, hear, taste, and touch or feel thanks to a set of sense organs designed to ensure this is possible. The organs include the eyes, ears, nose, skin and hands. Do you know how the sensory receptors work and the different parts of these organs? This quiz will help see just how much you know. Do give it a try!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    An interpretation of impulses reaching sensory areas of the cerebral cortex.
    • A. 

      Projection

    • B. 

      Sensations

    • C. 

      Cones

    • D. 

      Refered pain

  • 2. 
    A sensory receptor that is stimulated by certain chemicals.
    • A. 

      Mechanoreceptor

    • B. 

      Chemoreceptor

    • C. 

      Cochlea

    • D. 

      Cornea

  • 3. 
    The coiled portion of the inner ear containing the receptors for hearing.
    • A. 

      Photoreceptor

    • B. 

      Static equilibrium

    • C. 

      Sclera

    • D. 

      Cochlea

  • 4. 
    Maintenance of balance when the head and body are in motion.
    • A. 

      Sensory adaptation

    • B. 

      Dynamic equilibrium

    • C. 

      Choroid

    • D. 

      Semicircular canals

  • 5. 
    A sensory receptor that is stimulated by certain mechanical forces such as pressure or touch.
    • A. 

      Chemoreceptor

    • B. 

      Mechanoreceptor

    • C. 

      Photoreceptor

    • D. 

      Retina

  • 6. 
    A sensory receptor that is stimulated by light.
    • A. 

      Chemoreceptor

    • B. 

      Mechanoreceptor

    • C. 

      Photoreceptor

    • D. 

      Retina

  • 7. 
    The inner layer of the eye, which contains the photoreceptors.
    • A. 

      Retina

    • B. 

      Rods

    • C. 

      Cones

    • D. 

      Iris

  • 8. 
    The sense organ in the inner ear containing the receptors for hearing.
    • A. 

      Sclera

    • B. 

      Rods

    • C. 

      Eardrum

    • D. 

      Organ of Corti

  • 9. 
    The outer layer of the eye.
    • A. 

      Rod

    • B. 

      Retina

    • C. 

      Sclera

    • D. 

      Projectors

  • 10. 
    Grouped in a bulblike arrangement within the epithelium of a papilla.
    • A. 

      Taste buds

    • B. 

      Taste cells

    • C. 

      Taste hairs

    • D. 

      Sensory nerve fibers

  • 11. 
    Located in the upper portion of the nasal cavity, including the superior conchae and nasal septum.
    • A. 

      Chemoreceptor Cells

    • B. 

      Endolymph

    • C. 

      Olfactory organs

    • D. 

      Perilymph

  • 12. 
    The funnel-like structure composed primarily of cartilage and skin that is attached tot he side of the head.
    • A. 

      Auditory tube

    • B. 

      Auricle

    • C. 

      Ear ossicles

    • D. 

      Perilymph

  • 13. 
    A membrane that closes the interior end of the external auditory canal.
    • A. 

      Ear Ossicles

    • B. 

      Auditory Tube

    • C. 

      Tympanic Membrane

    • D. 

      Tymphanic Cavity

  • 14. 
    An air-filled space in the temporal bone that is separated from the external auditory canal by the tympanic membrane.
    • A. 

      Bony labyrinth

    • B. 

      Tympanic Cavity

    • C. 

      Basilar Membrane

    • D. 

      Endolymph

  • 15. 
    This occurs when the head is motionless.
    • A. 

      Dynamic equilibrium

    • B. 

      Saccule

    • C. 

      Static equilibrium

    • D. 

      Utricle

  • 16. 
    Occurs when the head is moving.
    • A. 

      Macula

    • B. 

      Dynamic equilibrium

    • C. 

      Static equilibrium

    • D. 

      Saccule

  • 17. 
    The white portion of the eye.
    • A. 

      Cornea

    • B. 

      Sclera

    • C. 

      Lens

    • D. 

      Choroid

  • 18. 
    The clear window of the eye.
    • A. 

      Sclera

    • B. 

      Cornea

    • C. 

      Iris

    • D. 

      Ciliary

  • 19. 
    A thin disk of connective tissue and smooth muscle that extends from the ciliary body in front of the lens.
    • A. 

      Pupil

    • B. 

      Iris

    • C. 

      Macula

    • D. 

      Optic disk

  • 20. 
    The opening in the center of the iris through which light passes to the lens.
    • A. 

      Pupil

    • B. 

      Iris

    • C. 

      Aqueous

    • D. 

      Macula

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