Nervous / Sensory System Quiz
Which of the following senses are most closely related:
A. touch and smell
B. smell and taste
C. taste and hearing
D. hearing and smell
What does the eustachian/auditory/pharygnotympanic tube do ?
A. helps with balance and equilibrium
B. filters out ear wax
C. Equalizes pressure between the middle and outer ear
The portion of the outer ear which sound waves hit, leading to vibrations which are passed along to the tiny bones of the middle ear, is the
A. ear canal
B. ear drum
C. auditory nerve
Proprioception relies on inputs from all of the following sensory systems EXCEPT
A. the eyes
B. the skin
C. the nose
D. the inner ear
Nearsightedness is also known as ….
D. none of the above
The papillae are:
A. The bumps on the tongue that contain the taste buds.
B. The taste buds.
C. Receptors which are found in the nose.
D. Receptors in the back of the eye which detect light.
The branch like figures that receive impulses & conducts them to the cell body
C. Cell Body
D. Myelin Sheath
Dr. Vazquez is examining a cell from the nervous system of an animal. He notices that at one end of the cell body is a long, fibrous strand of tissue. He immediately recognizes this as an axon that is responsible for
A. carrying signals away from the cell body
B. receiving signals from other cells and carrying them toward the cell body.
C. determining the speed at which an action potential will travel
D. determining whether the cell inhibits or excites neighboring neurons
Cornea is abnormally curved, causes blurry vision because it is unable to focus.
A. Temporarily Blind
Your sense of smell and taste are part of what system?
A. Digestive system
B. Nervous system
C. Ionic system
D. Respiratory system
The human eye is surrounded by how many muscles?
Which of the following statements is incorrect?
A. Taste is referred to as the gustatory sense.
B. Taste is referred to as the olfactory sense.
C. There are five primary tastes.
D. Taste buds are specialised to be more sensitive to one of the primary tastes.
Neurotransmitters are ______________ that travel across the ______________ to another cell.
A. electrical signals; receptors
B. electrical signals; synapse
C. chemicals; receptors
D. chemicals; synapse
Senses that respond to chemicals in solution utilize which of the following:
A. Meissner’s corpuscle
C. crista ampullaris
D. beta lactamase
The speed of neural conduction between neurons will result in difficulties in speaking, vision, and balance if the ________________ insulating the axons is damaged or removed.
B. Myelin Sheath
What part of the inner ear helps you keep your balance ?
B. the Ossicles (MISO)
D. Semicircular canals
Dopamine and Serotonin are examples of _______________
C. Somatic Nerves
D. Autonomic Nerves
The cochlea of the inner ear is lined with ______ to create an electrical signal which travels to the brain.
The outer ear, responsible for gathering and focusing sound waves, is called the
Our noses can detect chemicals in the air
The two major parts of the nervous system are the
A. brain and spinal cord
B. central and somatic nervous systems
C. sympathetic and parasympathetic systems.
D. peripheral and central nervous systems
What is the middle ear filled with in a healthy ear?
What are the ossicles of the ear ? (1,2,3 in order )
A. Malleus,incus,stapes (MISO)
B. Incus,vestibule,oval window
Small projections located on the tongue’s surface where taste buds are located are known as:
B. gustatory cells
C. olfactory epithelium
D. mucous producing glands
What are the three main sections of the hearing system?
A. outer ear, middle ear, inner ear
B. ear, nerve, brain
C. left ear, right ear, brain
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