Final Quiz 30 pts Senses


Please use a scantron to answer the following questions:
1. Olfactory centers are responsive to
a. touch
b. smell
c. taste
d. sound
e. sight
2. Nociceptors are involved with the detection of
a. heat energy
b. changes in body position
c. chemicals in the air or water
d. pain
e. visible light
3. The carotid body detects carbon dioxide in the blood and is, therefore, a

a. chemoreceptor

b. photoreceptor
c. thermoreceptor
d. mechanoreceptor
e. movement receiver
4. The somatic senses include all but which one of the following sensations
a. balance
b. pain near the body surface
c. temperature
d. touch
e. pressure
5. Receptors in the human nose are
a. chemoreceptors
b. mechanoreceptors
c. photoreceptors
d. nociceptors
e. none of these
6. The sense based on air vibrations is
a. taste
b. smell
c. touch
d. sight
e. hearing
7. Movable bones are features of the sense organs associated with
a. sight
b. hearing
c. taste
d. smell
e. touch

The sense of equilibrium or balance, can detect

a. motion
b. acceleration
c. gravity
d. position
e. all of these
9. The reason that approximately on-third of adults in the U.S. will suffer significant hearing loss by age 65 is most likely
a. frequent infections
b. inborn structural problems
c. head trauma
d. excessive noise
e. unknown causes
10. Eyes are
a. chemoreceptors
b. mechanoreceptors
c. photoreceptors
d. nocieptors
e. none of these
11. The layer of the eye where photoreceptors are located is the
a. lens
b. cornea
c. pupil
d. iris
e. retina
12. The white protective fibrous tissue of the eye, often called the white of the eye, is the
a. lens
b. sclera
c. pupil
d. iris
e. retina
13. The "blind spot" is the point in the eye where the
a. lens is attached by ligaments
b. choroid attaches to the retina
c. cornea attaches to the sclera
d. optic nerve exits the eye
e. iris attaches to the sclera
14. In the case of farsightedness, the eye is
a. longer than normal
b. shorter than normal
c. normal, but the lens focuses incorrectly
d. normal, but the cornea is shaped incorrectly
e. shorter than normal with an improperly focussing lens
15. Rods and cones are located in the
a. lens
b. cornea
c. pupil
d. iris
e. retina