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The Five Senses Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is the function of the ossicles?

Question 2 2. Why are the vestibule and the semicircular canals important?

Question 3 3. Why is the iris important?

Question 4 4. Lens, pupil and optic nerve all refer to which sense?

Question 5 5. Which of the following nerves are responsible for facial sensation and swallowing?

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Question 6 6. Why is the optic nerve important?

Question 7 7. What is the name of the two cranial nerves that are involved in controlling the heart, lungs and digestive tract?

Question 8 8. Which of the following adjectives is related to the sense of smell?

Question 9 9. Why is cranial nerve III important?

Question 10 10. Which of the following allow humans to see during the day, in color and in detail?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following are responsible for peripheral and night vision?

Question 12 12. What is the function of the auditory nerve?

Question 13 13. Why is the tympanic membrane important?

Question 14 14. 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 15 15. Which of the following is true about the tympanic membrane?

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Question 16 16. Which of the facial nerves is responsible for innervating the majority of the muscles in the tongue?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is NOT true about the hair cells of the Organ of Corti?

Question 18 18. Since the optic nerve transmits information from the eye to the brain, an injury to the optic nerve could result in _____

Question 19 19. What is the olfactory nerve also known as?

Question 20 20. How many semicircular canals does each inner ear contain?

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Question 21 21. How does the physical position of cones in the eye dictate their function?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is FALSE?

Question 23 23. The _____ is responsible for the transfer of images coming into your retina to the vision centers of your brain through electrical impulses.

Question 24 24. The ossicles are:

Question 25 25. Which of the following structures is/are involved in the process of accommodation?

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Question 26 26. The tympanic membrane is the _____.

Question 27 27. Which of the following is NOT true regarding the facial nerve?

Question 28 28. The 8th cranial nerve is also known as the:

Question 29 29. Some animals, like cats, can see in lower light than humans. Their eyes should contain more _____

Question 30 30. How is information transmitted from the olfactory epithelium into the olfactory bulb?

The Five Senses Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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