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Exam Name___________________________________ MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 1) The term general senses refers to sensitivity to all of the following, except 1) A) temperature. B) touch. C) vibration. D) taste. E) pain. 2) Which of the following is not one of the special senses? 2) 3) The general senses 3) A) are located in specialized structures called sense organs. B) involve receptors that are relatively simple in structure. C) are localized to specific areas of the body. D) include taste and smell. E) cannot generate action potentials. 4) Gustatory receptors are sensitive to dissolved chemicals but insensitive to light. This is due to 4) 5) In order for a sensation to become a perception, 5) 6) Which of the following can contribute to receptor specificity? 6) A) accessory cells that function with the receptor B) accessory structures and tissues that shield the receptors from other stimuli C) characteristics of the receptor cell membrane D) the structure of the receptor cell E) All of the answers are correct. 7) Examples of sensory stimuli include 7) A) touch. B) pain. C) warmth. D) vibration. E) All of the answers are correct. 1
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8) Sensory transduction can involve which of the following? 8) 9) Central adaptation refers to 9) 10) A receptor potential may 10)
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