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The Five Senses Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is the name of the two cranial nerves that are involved in controlling the heart, lungs and digestive tract?

Question 2 2. Which of the following are responsible for peripheral and night vision?

Question 3 3. Which of the following allow humans to see during the day, in color and in detail?

Question 4 4. Why are the vestibule and the semicircular canals important?

Question 5 5. What is the function of the ossicles?

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

Question 7 7. Which of the following adjectives is related to the sense of smell?

Question 8 8. Why is the optic nerve important?

Question 9 9. Why is cranial nerve III important?

Question 10 10. Why is the tympanic membrane important?

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

Question 12 12. Lens, pupil and optic nerve all refer to which sense?

Question 13 13. Why is the iris important?

Question 14 14. The external auditory meatus is also known as the _____.

Question 15 15. Without a functioning trochlear nerve, a person would be unable to do which of the following?

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Question 16 16. A cataract is an eye condition that causes blurry vision. Which of these structures is most likely affected?

Question 17 17. The oval window:

Question 18 18. Which of the following is correct?

Question 19 19. Some animals, like cats, can see in lower light than humans. Their eyes should contain more _____

Question 20 20. 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.

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Question 21 21. Olfaction refers to the sense of _____.

Question 22 22. The reason you can taste your food is thanks, in part, to the _____ nerve and the _____ nerve.

Question 23 23. The bony labyrinth does NOT contain:

Question 24 24. Which of the following is the correct order for the path of light as it enters the eye?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is true about the tympanic membrane?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is NOT a function that is performed by the oculomotor nerve?

Question 27 27. Astigmatism is an eye condition where the cornea is not perfectly round. What is a solution and why?

Question 28 28. The ossicles are:

Question 29 29. The following nerve connects to the hair cells of the Organ of Corti:

Question 30 30. Suppose a person was born with no or fewer cone cells. This would lead to problems seeing which of these?

The Five Senses Chapter Exam Instructions

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