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The Five Senses Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is the function of the auditory nerve?

Question 2 2. What is the name of the two cranial nerves that are involved in controlling the heart, lungs and digestive tract?

Question 3 3. Which of the following adjectives is related to the sense of smell?

Question 4 4. Why is cranial nerve III important?

Question 5 5. Why is the tympanic membrane important?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following nerves are responsible for facial sensation and swallowing?

Question 7 7. What is the function of the ossicles?

Question 8 8. Why is the iris important?

Question 9 9. Lens, pupil and optic nerve all refer to which sense?

Question 10 10. Why is the optic nerve important?

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Question 11 11. Why are the vestibule and the semicircular canals important?

Question 12 12. Which of the following allow humans to see during the day, in color and in detail?

Question 13 13. Which of the following are responsible for peripheral and night vision?

Question 14 14. The oval window:

Question 15 15. Which of the following is NOT a function that is performed by the oculomotor nerve?

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Question 16 16. Why is it important for the ear drum to convert sound waves in air into sound waves in fluid?

Question 17 17. The following nerve connects to the hair cells of the Organ of Corti:

Question 18 18. 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 19 19. The reason you can taste your food is thanks, in part, to the _____ nerve and the _____ nerve.

Question 20 20. Which of the following is NOT true of the inner ear?

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Question 21 21. Why are rods associated with peripheral vision?

Question 22 22. Why could a brain injury interfere with the sense of smell?

Question 23 23. The vagus nerve is known as:

Question 24 24. Some animals, like cats, can see in lower light than humans. Their eyes should contain more _____

Question 25 25. The following is NOT an ossicle:

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Question 26 26. The _____ is responsible for the transfer of images coming into your retina to the vision centers of your brain through electrical impulses.

Question 27 27. Which of the following is FALSE of the pinna?

Question 28 28. The Organ of Corti is:

Question 29 29. A cataract is an eye condition that causes blurry vision. Which of these structures is most likely affected?

Question 30 30. Which of the following cranial nerves is most responsible for your swallowing and gag reflexes?

The Five Senses Chapter Exam Instructions

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