Medical Quiz

The Human Eye Quiz


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These are the structures in the eye that perceives color

A. Rods

B. Cones

C. Blind Spot

D. Pupil


If you were to accidentally scratch the outermost part of your eye, which part would you damage?

A. The cornea

B. The lens

C. The retina

D. The pupil


What is letter F?

A. Retina

B. Pupil

C. Vitreous humor

D. Iris


This shape is

A. Convex

B. Concave


Farsightedness can be caused by ___________________.

A. A cornea that is flat

B. A cornea that is too curved

C. A cornea or lens that is smooth and unevenly curved

D. A lens that is less flexible, so the light entering the eye converges at a point behind the retina


What is the aqueous humor?

A. fibers that hold the lens in place

B. thin structure that controls pupil

C. clear, watery fluid

D. helps refract light to the retina


Which parts of your eye are transparent?

A. retina

B. optic nerve

C. cornea and lens

D. iris


How are rods different from cones?

A. Rods are sensitive to light, while cones can detect color.

B. Cones are sensitive to light, while rods can detect color.

C. Cones send images to the brain, while rods do not.

D. Rods send images to the brain, while cones do not.


Which part of the eye is where images are converted to nerve impulses?  

A. Retina

B. Cornea

C. Optic Nerve

D. Lens


This structure focuses the images in the environment

A. Sclera

B. Lens

C. Retina

D. Cones


Which image shows a person with nearsightedness?

A. A

B. B

C. C

D. D


Which of the following is the correct order in which light travels through the eye?  

A. Cornea, Lens, Retina, Pupil, Optic Nerve

B. Pupil, Cornea, Lens, Retina, Optic Nerve

C. Cornea, Retina, Lens, Pupil, Optic Nerve

D. Cornea, Pupil, Lens, Retina, Optic Nerve


Which image shows a person with farsightedness?

A. A

B. B

C. C

D. D


May be corrected with contacts and/or glasses

A. Myopia

B. Hyperopia

C. Both


What is the sclera?

A. clear structure that bends light to focus on the retina

B. white outer layer of the eyeball

C. clear layer that forms front of the eye

D. gel that fills space


Which image shows normal vision?

A. A

B. B

C. C

D. D


Far objects appear blurry but close objects appear clear

A. Myopia

B. Hyperopia

C. Both


Which part of the eye opens in dark places and closes in bright places?  

A. Cornea

B. Retina

C. Pupil

D. Lens


Nearsightedness

A. Myopia

B. Hyperopia

C. Both


To correct fuzzy vision, many people may wear:

A. hats

B. goggles

C. glasses

D. binoculars


The vitreous humor is a liquid inside of your eye.  When light passes from the lens into the vitreous, the light changes medium.  What happens to light because of this medium change? 

A. Light is transmitted.

B. Light is reflected.

C. Light is refracted.

D. Light is absorbed. 


What eye condition would be best treated by wearing spectacles with lenses shaped like this?

A. Hyperopia (Far-sightedness)

B. Myopia (Near-sightedness)


Surgery that reshapes the cornea to correct refractive errors of the eye:

A. LASIK

B. corneal transplant

C. scleral buckle

D. phacoemulsification


This shape is

A. Convex

B. Concave


Which muscles affect the thickness of the lens?

A. Ciliary

B. Iris

C. Lens




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