Chapter 17 Sense Organs

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Chapter 17 Sense Organs Student: ___________________________________________________________________________ 1. Taste cells produce all of the following tastes except A. spicy. B. salty. C. bitter. D. sweet. E. umami. 2. Which of the following nerve endings is not found in the skin? A. proprioceptors B. Ruffini corpuscles C. tactile corpuscles D. lamellar corpuscles E. hair receptors 3. Other than the optic disc, the only point where the retina is attached to the rest of the eyeball is an anterior ring called A. the suspensory ligament. B. the ciliary body. C. the crista ampullaris. D. the cupula. E. the ora serrata. 4. How does the brain distinguish high-pitched from low-pitched sounds? A. High-pitched sounds cause the cochlear nerve fibers to fire more rapidly. B. High-pitched sounds stimulate hair cells near the tip of the cochlea. C. Low-pitched sounds stimulate hair cells near the tip of the cochlea. D. Low-pitched sounds cause the cochlear nerve fibers to fire more rapidly. E. High-pitched sounds cause the basilar membrane to vibrate more vigorously.
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5. What is a muscle that allows you to roll your eyes upward, as in a look of disgust? A. superior oblique B. inferior oblique C. inferior rectus D. superior rectus E. lateral rectus 6. What is the name for farsightedness? A. presbyopia B. myopia C. utopia D. hyperopia E. glaucoma 7. Which of the following are the only neurons in the body to routinely undergo mitosis? A. basal cells in the taste buds B. ganglion cells C. auditory hair cells D. olfactory receptors E. bipolar cells 8. Where does conscious perception of vision occur? A. the retina B. the optic chiasma C. the geniculate nucleus D. the primary visual cortex E. the orbitofrontal cortex 9. Mitral cells synapse with A. rod cells. B. cone cells. C. olfactory cells. D. taste cells. E. bipolar cells.
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10. The semicircular ducts are filled with A. aqueous humor. B. vitreous humor. C. perilymph. D. endolymph. E. cerumen. 11. The semicircular ducts lie within A. the middle ear cavity. B. the auditory tube. C. the membranous labyrinth. D. the vestibule. E. the semicircular canals. 12. Which of the following are heat receptors? A. lamellar corpuscles B. Krause end bulbs C. Ruffini corpuscles D. tactile (Merkel) discs E. free nerve endings 13. Hair cells of the cochlea are stimulated as a result of the up-and-down vibrations of A. the basilar membrane. B. the tectorial membrane. C. the vestibular membrane. D. the tympanic membrane. E. the otolithic membrane. 14. At normal daylight intensities, the _____ cells are nonfunctional. A. cone B. rod C. amacrine D. bipolar E. mitral
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15. We sense rotary movements of the head when the endolymph pushes on a gelatinous cap called the _____ in a semicircular duct. A. otolith
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