Unit IV: Hearing, Equilibrium, Olfaction & Gustation

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Unit IV: Hearing, Equilibrium, Olfaction & Gustation

The terms Hearing, Equilibrium, Olfaction and Gustation may seem daunting upon first glance, but really they’re just a fancy way of saying hearing, balance, smell and taste. This quiz will deal with the human senses. Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Identify B:
  • 2. 
    Identify C:
  • 3. 
    Structure "A" is part of the inner ear.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Structure "D" represents the vestibulocochlear nerve.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The middle ear has a role in bone conduction.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Which of these is NOT part of the inner ear:
    • A. 

      Cochlea

    • B. 

      Semicircular Canals

    • C. 

      Vestibule

    • D. 

      Stapes

  • 7. 
    The crista ampullaris is the receptor found in the semicircular canals.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The sense responsible by the vestibule is:
    • A. 

      Hearing

    • B. 

      Equilibrium

    • C. 

      Vision

    • D. 

      Olfaction

  • 9. 
    The organ of corti is found in the vestibule region.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Thr organ/structure of smell is the:
    • A. 

      Olfactory Epithelium

    • B. 

      Olfactory Receptor Cell

    • C. 

      Olfactory Gland

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 11. 
    Olfaction is the ability to taste.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Taste and smell both act as what type of receptors:
    • A. 

      Thermoreceptors

    • B. 

      Exteroreceptors

    • C. 

      Chemoreceptors

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 13. 
    The bitter taste would be located where on the tongue?
    • A. 

      Anterior

    • B. 

      Lateral

    • C. 

      Dorsally

    • D. 

      Posterior

  • 14. 
    The ability to smell is called gustation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Identify A:
  • 16. 
    Identify B: