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Chapter 12: Multiple Choice



This activity contains 15 questions.

Question 1
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The function of the inner ear is to ________.
 
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Question 2
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When you jump into cold water, it takes you a short while to acclimate and "get used to it." This is due to a reduction in sensory activity called ________.
 
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Question 3
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Which kind of receptors are found in the ear and detect sound, head position, acceleration, and rotational movement?
 
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Question 4
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Which of the following receptors is least likely to demonstrate receptor adaptation?
 
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Question 5
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Rotational movement of the head is sensed by the ________.
 
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Question 6
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What type of structures are Merkel discs, Ruffini endings, and Pacinian corpuscles?
 
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Question 7
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Which of the following is not a special sense?
 
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Question 8
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Which of the following structures found in the eye nourishes and cushions the cornea and lens?
 
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Question 9
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The central nervous system interprets impulses based on their origin and ________.
 
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Question 10
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The lens of the eye becomes opaque with ________.
 
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Question 11
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What is the purpose of the auditory tube?
 
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Question 12
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Olfactory cells ________.
 
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Question 13
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Which best describes the "blind spot" on the retina of the eye?
 
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Question 14
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The shape of the eyeball may affect ________.
 
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Question 15
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Which of the following is NOT involved in undetected, chronic glaucoma?
 
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