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PHYS 1501 Chapter 12 Review Questions

PHYS 1501 Chapter 12 Review Questions - CHAPTER 12 Somatic...

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CHAPTER 12 Somatic Senses and Special Senses Multiple-Choice Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question . 1. The simplest sensory receptors are A) thermoreceptors. B) encapsulated nerve endings. C) proprioceptors. D) free nerve endings. E) touch receptors. Answer: D Reference: Overview of Sensations Level of Difficulty: Medium 2. A decreased sensitivity that occurs when a stimulus is continuously applied to sensory receptors is called 3. Which of the following senses does NOT belong to the group of somatic senses? 4. All of the following are somatic sensations EXCEPT 5. All of the following are mechanoreceptors EXCEPT A) hair root plexuses. B) Meissner’s corpuscles. C) nociceptors. D) Pacinian corpuscles. E) organs of Ruffini. Answer: C Reference: Overview of Sensations Table 12.1 Level of Difficulty: Medium
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6. Which of the following senses falls under the category of complex receptors? 7. Touch receptors are classified as 8. Pressure receptors, which are located around joints, tendons, and muscles, are 9. The sensation of itch results from the stimulation of A) Meissner’s corpuscles. B) Pacinian corpuscles. C) free nerve endings. D) proprioceptors. E) tactile receptors. Answer: C Reference: Somatic Sense Level of Difficulty: Medium 10. A kind of pain often experienced by people suffering a heart attack is called
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