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|Which of the following is not a general sense? |Which of the following is not a true statement? | | |mechanoreceptors are activated by stimuli that “deform” the | |Touch |receptor | |Taste |taste and smell are examples of chemoreceptors | |Temperature |photoreceptors respond to light stimuli | |Pain |thermoreceptors are activated by pressure | | | |

Which of the following structures is a disc-shaped nerve ending that is responsible for discerning light touch? a. merkel disks
b. pacinian corpuscles
c. nociceptors
d. golgi tendon receptors

Which of the following is not a proprioceptor?
a. muscle spindle
b. root hair plexus
c. golgi tendon recptors
d. all of the above are proprioceptors

True or False

Mechanoreceptors are activated by a change in temperature?

True or False

Free nerve endings are the simplest, most common, and most widely distributed sensory receptors.

True or False

Somatic sense receptors located in muscles and joints are called visceroreceptors.

True and False

Golgi tendon receptors are stimulated by excessive muscle contraction.

True and False

Exteroceptors are often called cutaneous receptors because of their placement in the skin.

Olfactory receptors and taste buds are:
a. thermoreceptors
b. chemoreceptors
c. nociceptors
d. mechanoreceptors

Olfactory epithelium consists of:
a. epithelial support cells
b. basal cells
c. cilia
d. all of the above

All of the following are primary taste sensations except:
a. sweet
b. sour
c. spicy
d. bitter

Nerve impulses responsible for the sensation of taste are carried in all of the following cranial nerves except: a. VII
b. VIII
c. IX
d. X

True or False

Olfaction requires the chemical response of a dissolved substance for a stimulus.

True or False

The olfaction receptor cells lie in an excellent position functionally to smell delicate odors.

True or False

The transmission pathway for olfactory sensations is as follows: olfactory cilia, olfactory bulb, olfactory tract, thalamic and olfactory centers of the brain.

True or False

The tip of the tongue reacts best to bitter taste.

Which of the following is a structure of the middle ear?
a. incus
b. oval window
c. cranial nerve VII
d. vestibule

The auditory tube connects the:
a. inner ear and cranial nerve VIII
b. middle ear and the auditory ossicles
c. middle ear and the nasopharynx
d. oval window and the round window

The only structure of the inner ear concerned with hearing is the: a. utricle
b. saccule
c. semicircular canals
d. cochlear duct

Dynamic equilibrium depends upon the functioning of the:
a. organ of Corti
b. crista ampullaris
c. both a and b
d. none of the above

The neuronal pathway of hearing begins at the:
a. vestibular nerve
b. cochlear nerve
c. vestibulocochlear nerve
d. cranial nerve VII

Dynamic equilibrium depends on the functioning of the:
a. organ of Corti
b. crista ampullaris
c. macula
d. tectorial membrane

The sense organ(s) responsible for the sense of balance is/are located in the: a. vestibule
b. cochlea
c. semicircular canals
d. both a and b

True and False

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