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The Five Senses Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why is cranial nerve III important?

Question 2 2. Which of the following nerves are responsible for facial sensation and swallowing?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is true about the tympanic membrane?

Question 4 4. Which of the following are responsible for peripheral and night vision?

Question 5 5. The tympanic membrane is the _____.

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Question 6 6. Which of the following adjectives is related to the sense of smell?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is FALSE of the pinna?

Question 8 8. Which of the following cranial nerves is most responsible for your swallowing and gag reflexes?

Question 9 9. How is information transmitted from the olfactory epithelium into the olfactory bulb?

Question 10 10. How are cones and rods similar?

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Question 11 11. What is the function of the auditory nerve?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is correct?

Question 13 13. What is the name of the two cranial nerves that are involved in controlling the heart, lungs and digestive tract?

Question 14 14. Why is the tympanic membrane important?

Question 15 15. Which of the following allow humans to see during the day, in color and in detail?

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Question 16 16. Why is the iris important?

Question 17 17. What is the function of the ossicles?

Question 18 18. Why are the vestibule and the semicircular canals important?

Question 19 19. Why could a brain injury interfere with the sense of smell?

Question 20 20. Why is the optic nerve important?

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Question 21 21. The two parts of the inner ear responsible for your sense of balance are:

Question 22 22. Which of the following structures is/are involved in the process of accommodation?

Question 23 23. What would you be unable to do without the proper functioning of your trigeminal nerve?

Question 24 24. Astigmatism is an eye condition where the cornea is not perfectly round. What is a solution and why?

Question 25 25. A cataract is an eye condition that causes blurry vision. Which of these structures is most likely affected?

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Question 26 26. Some animals, like cats, can see in lower light than humans. Their eyes should contain more _____

Question 27 27. Olfaction refers to the sense of _____.

Question 28 28. Lens, pupil and optic nerve all refer to which sense?

Question 29 29. Which structure determines your eye color?

Question 30 30. What is the olfactory nerve also known as?

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