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Eyes and Hearing Quiz


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Light enters the eye through the what?

A. Pupil

B. sclera

C. Cornea

D. iris


psychological process by which we interpret sensory stimulation.

A. Sensation

B. Sensory adaptation

C. Singnal-detection theory

D. Perception


bony tube that contains fluids as well as neurons that move in response to the vibrations of the liquids

A. Auditory nerve

B. Cochlea

C. Eardrum


The outer covering of the eyeball consists of a relatively tough, white layer called the what? (or white of the eye)

A. Retina

B. Sclera

C. Optic nerve

D. Lens


What makes us become more sensitive to weak stimuli AND less sensitive to unchanging stimuli.

A. Sensation

B. Perception

C. Sensory Adaptation


thin membrane that vibrates when sound waves strike it

A. eardrum

B. Middle ear

C. Cochlea

D. Auditory Nerve


the stimulation of sensory receptors and the sensory information sent to the central nervous system (spinal cord & brain)

A. Perception

B. Sensation

C. Absolute threshold

D. Sensory adaptation


what are responsible for night and peripheral (side) vision.

A. Rode

B. Iris

C. Pupile

D. Cones


The ___________ in the retina convert the image into electrical signals, which are carried to the brain by the optic nerve.

A. Vitreous Humor

B. Photoreceptors

C. Conjunctiva

D. Aqueous Humor


part of the brain that transmits sounds to the cerebral cortex

A. Auditory nerve

B. Cochlea

C. Iris

D. eardrum




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