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Eye and Ear Quiz


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What happens in the inner ear?

A. Sound waves are captured.

B. Sound waves move deeper into the ear.

C. Sound waves are reflected.

D. Sound waves are converted into nerve impulses.


In which part of the ear is sound changed into electrical signals which are then sent to the brain?

A. outer ear

B. middle ear

C. inner ear

D. hammer


The two parts of the eye that refract light are the ______________.

A. eyelid and eyebrow

B. eyelid and lens

C. cornea and retina

D. cornea and lens


Which part of the ear is MOST similar to the retina of the eye due to its ability to transduce energy? That is, it contains cells that convert the “sense” (vision/hearing) into a nerve impulse.

A. Cochlea

B. Semi-Circular Canals

C. Tympanic Membrane

D. Ossicles


For clear vision, an image must be focused exactly on the ________________.

A. retina

B. pupil

C. optic nerve

D. lens


Photoreceptors that detect gray tones in low light

A. Rods

B. Cones


The axons of ganglion cells converge to form

A. The basilar membrane

B. bipolar cells

C. the auditory nerve

D. the olfactory epithelium

E. the optic nerve


Which part of the ear is shaped like a snail shell?

A. eardrum

B. auditory nerve

C. cochlea

D. anvil


Which part of the ear is a stretched membrane at the entrance of the middle ear?

A. cochlea

B. cornea

C. eardrum

D. anvil


Which of the following structures are the sensory receptor cells that see color?

A. CONES

B. LENS

C. RODS

D. OPTIC DISK


Which part of the ear contains tiny bones called the hammer, anvil, and stirrup?

A. middle ear

B. outer ear

C. inner ear

D. eardrum


The coiled, fluid-filled tube in which sound waves trigger nerve impulses is called the

A. eustachian tube

B. auditory canal

C. semicircular canal

D. cochlea

E. vestibular apparatus


The amount of light entering the eye is regulated by th

A. lens

B. iris

C. retina

D. optic nerve

E. feature detectors


What part of the ear sends signals to the brain?

A. optic nerve

B. ear canal

C. auditory nerve

D. middle ear


What is the order of the path of light in the human eye?

A. cornea, pupil, lens, retina, optic nerve, brain

B. lens,cornea, pupil, retina, optic nerve, brain

C. pupil, lens, retina, optic nerve, cornea, brain

D. brain, pupil, lens, retina, optic nerve, cornea,


In what part of the ear can damage occur to hair cells and nerve endings causing deafness?

A. cochlea

B. outer ear

C. stirrup

D. ear canal


Which part of the ear is the first to vibrate as sound enters?

A. cochlea

B. auditory nerve

C. eardrum

D. hair cells


The ossicles are located in which cavity of the ear?

A. EXTERNAL

B. MIDDLE

C. INNER 

D. NONE OF THE ABOVE


Fill in the missing structures to complete the pathway of vision:  Images in light > ________ >___________ >________ > light rays are bent or refracted > _____________ > rods and cones pick up stimulus > optic nerve > optic chiasma > optic tracts > occipital lobe.

A. Pupil>Cornea>Lens>Retina

B. Cornea>Pupil>Lens>Retina

C. Cornea>Pupil>Retina>Lens

D. Pupil>Cornea>Retina>Lens


What part of the eye controls how much light enters the black hole (pupil) in the center of the eye?

A. optic nerve

B. pupil

C. cornea

D. iris


Which of the following is true?

A. Cone cells detect light and dark

B. Rods focus light

C. Cones detect color

D. Rods detect color




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