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The Five Senses Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which structure determines your eye color?

Question 2 2. A cataract is an eye condition that causes blurry vision. Which of these structures is most likely affected?

Question 3 3. The external auditory meatus is also known as the _____.

Question 4 4. Why is the optic nerve important?

Question 5 5. Which of the following adjectives is related to the sense of smell?

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Question 6 6. What is the function of the auditory nerve?

Question 7 7. What is the olfactory nerve also known as?

Question 8 8. The vagus nerve controls many important body functions like breathing, talking, and sweating. Examine the following functions and select the one that is also controlled by the vagus nerve.

Question 9 9. What would you be unable to do without the proper functioning of your trigeminal nerve?

Question 10 10. Lens, pupil and optic nerve all refer to which sense?

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Question 11 11. The _____ is responsible for the transfer of images coming into your retina to the vision centers of your brain through electrical impulses.

Question 12 12. Which of the following are responsible for peripheral and night vision?

Question 13 13. Why is the iris important?

Question 14 14. What is the name of the two cranial nerves that are involved in controlling the heart, lungs and digestive tract?

Question 15 15. Why is the tympanic membrane important?

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Question 16 16. Your eye doctor applies eye drops which cause your pupil to enlarge. He then asks you to wear sunglasses for a few hours. What are the purpose of the drops and why do you need to wear sunglasses?

Question 17 17. Which of the following allow humans to see during the day, in color and in detail?

Question 18 18. How are cones and rods similar?

Question 19 19. Why is cranial nerve III important?

Question 20 20. Why are the vestibule and the semicircular canals important?

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Question 21 21. The bony labyrinth does NOT contain:

Question 22 22. Astigmatism is an eye condition where the cornea is not perfectly round. What is a solution and why?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is NOT true about the hair cells of the Organ of Corti?

Question 24 24. The correct order of the ossicles from outer to innermost is:

Question 25 25. Which of the following is FALSE of the pinna?

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Question 26 26. Why is it important for the ear drum to convert sound waves in air into sound waves in fluid?

Question 27 27. What is the function of the ossicles?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is the correct order for the path of light as it enters the eye?

Question 29 29. Which of the following nerves are responsible for facial sensation and swallowing?

Question 30 30. Which of the following structures is/are involved in the process of accommodation?

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