ch17 - The Special Senses MULTIPLE CHOICE Choose the one...

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The Special Senses MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 1) Olfactory glands A) react to aromatic molecules. B) group as olfactory bulbs. C) support the olfactory epithelium. D) coat the olfactory epithelium with a pigmented mucus. E) house the sense of smell. 1) 2) The mucus that covers the olfactory epithelium does all of the following, except that it A) keeps the tissue moist. B) dissolves unwanted chemicals and washes them away. C) keeps the tissue free of particles. D) dilutes potentially dangerous odorants. E) provides a medium to dissolve odorants. 2) 3) Before an olfactory receptor can detect an odorant, it has to A) be transported to the olfactory bulbs. B) respond to applied pressure. C) contact a specialized olfactory cell. D) bind to receptors in olfactory cilia. E) gate open ion channels. 3) 4) All of the following are true of olfactory pathways, except A) information flows to the olfactory cortex, hypothalamus, and limbic system. B) they exhibit a considerable amount of convergence. C) they are the only sensory pathways to reach the forebrain without first synapsing in the thalamus. D) primary afferents synapse in the olfactory bulb. E) they project first to the mamillary bodies and then to the thalamus. 4) 5) Some neural tissues retain stem cells and thus the capacity to divide and replace lost neurons. Which of these special senses can replace its damaged neural receptors? A) equilibrium B) audition C) olfaction D) A, B, and C E) B and C only 5) 6) Gustatory receptors are located A) in the eye. B) in the nose. C) on the surface of the tongue. D) in the ear. E) on the skin. 6) 1
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7) The function of gustatory receptors parallels that of A) mechanoreceptors in the ear. B) olfactory receptors. C) lamellated corpuscles. D) Meissner corpuscles. E) light receptors in the eye. 7) 8) Olfactory receptors send axons through the cribriform plate. They synapse on neurons in the A) olfactory bulb. B) cerebral cortex. C) medulla oblongata. D) medial geniculate. E) olfactory tract. 8) 9) The largest numbers of taste buds in adults are associated with the A) pharynx. B) circumvallate papillae. C) filiform papillae. D) fungiform papillae. E) larynx. 9) 10) Taste buds are monitored by cranial nerves A) VII, VIII, IX. B) IX, XI, XII. C) V, VII, IX. D) IX, X, XI. E) VII, IX, X. 10) 11) All of the following are true of the lacrimal glands, except that they A) produce watery, slightly alkaline secretions. B) are located in recesses in the frontal bones. C) produce lysozyme. D) produce a strongly hypertonic fluid. E) produce most of the volume of tears. 11) 12) All of the following are true of the fibrous tunic of the eye, except that it A) consists of the sclera, limbus, and cornea. B) produces aqueous humor.
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