Senses2:MC/short answer
  • 1. The pigmented disk with an opening to control the amount of light entering the eye is called...
A) pupil
B) retina
C) iris
D) cornea
  • 2. Structure that changes shape to help form a clear image on the retina is called...
A) cornea
B) retina
C) iris
D) lens
  • 3. The inner layer of the eye that captures the light is called...
A) pupil
B) sclera
C) lens
D) retina
  • 4. The protective, outer membrane that forms the "white of the eye" is called...
A) choroid
B) cornea
C) sclera
D) aqueous humour
  • 5. At the back of the eye, at the optic nerve where there is no sensitivity to light is called...
A) blind spot
B) retina
C) vitreous humour
D) pupil
  • 6. The transparent liquid jelly that fills the space between the cornea and lens is called...
A) sclera
B) aqueous humour
C) choroid
D) vitreous humour
  • 7. A bundle of more than one million nerve fibers that carries visual messages from the retina to the brain.
A) auditory nerve
B) retina
C) blind spot
D) optic nerve
  • 8. It can cause redness, itching, inflammation or swelling, and a clear or white, yellow, or greenish gooey liquid to collect in the eyes.
A) redeye
B) crying
C) pinkeye
D) astigmatism
  • 9. When you look at something far away, the shape of your lens is more...
A) triangular
B) rounded
C) flattened
D) hexagonal
  • 10. The structure connected to the auditory nerve and covered in nerve cells (and looks like a snail shell!) is called...
A) vestibule
B) cochlea
C) eardrum
D) pinna
  • 11. The channel that brings vibrations to the ear drum is called...
A) English channel
B) eustachian tube
C) auditory canal
D) vestibular canal
  • 12. The three small bones which help carry the sound waves are...
A) cochlea
B) pinna
C) ossicles
D) popsicles
  • 13. The sensory receptors for balance are found in the _______ and the _______.
A) cochlea, ossicles
B) vestibule, semicircular canals
C) vestibule, cochlea
D) semicircular canals, eardrum
  • 14. The thin membrane that moves with the rhythm of sound wave vibrations...
A) eardrum
B) pinna
C) retina
D) cochlea
  • 15. Which of the following parts is NOT in the inner ear?
A) ossicles
B) vestibule
C) semicircular canals
D) cochlea
  • 16. ________ is someone who is specially trained to test and help with the problems related to hearing loss.
A) hearinologist
B) vestibulologist
C) audiologist
D) doyougetthegist
  • 17. Which of the following is NOT a sensation perceive by the skin?
A) painful
B) happy
C) tactile
D) thermal
  • 18. The structure that produces an oily substance that waterproofs the skin is called...
A) sebaceous glands
B) blood vessels
C) epidermis
D) sweat glands
  • 19. Which is the inner-most layer of the skin where the fat is?
A) hypodermis
B) dermis
C) epidermis
D) myodermis
  • 20. Which is the middle layer of skin where nerves and sweat glands are?
A) dermis
B) epidermis
C) kidermis
D) hypodermis
  • 21. The sensory receptors for taste are found in the...
A) papillae
B) olfactory
C) taste buds
  • 22. 90% of how we taste things comes from our...
A) skin
B) ear
C) eye
D) nose
E) tongue
  • 23. Which layer of skin is constantly flaking off and being renewed?
A) hypodermis
B) ewdermis
C) epidermis
D) dermis
  • 24. Which sense helps to produce vitamin D?
A) eye
B) tongue
C) skin
D) nose
E) ear
  • 25. What helps to grip food and move it around while you chew?
A) papillae
B) hands
C) taste buds
D) teeth
  • 26. A lemon would be interpreted by our taste buds as what kind of flavour?
A) salty
B) sour
C) sweet
D) bitter
  • 27. Flavouring chemicals in food dissolve into our _________ in our mouths and dissolve into _________ in our noses so we can begin to interpret the stimuli
A) saliva, olfactory epithelium
B) papillae, mucus
C) taste buds, nose hairs
D) saliva, mucus
  • 28. What reaction is performed by your skin to help keep the heat in?
A) itching
B) goosebumps
C) sweating
D) blinking
  • 29. What we can do to avoid tasting unpleasant foods?
A) Mix it with hot sauce
B) Hold your nose
C) Chase it with a spoonful of sugar
D) Drink lots of water beforehand
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