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The Special Senses

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Which two structures are responsible for focusing light onto the retina of the eye?

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A. Iris and pupil

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B. Pupil and cornea

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C. Cornea and lens

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D. Lens and vitreous humor

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C. Cornea and lens

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Which of the following correctly describes the projection of the right visual field onto the retina of the eye?

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A. The right monocular visual field projects to the temporal retina of the left eye

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B. The right monocular visual field projects to the nasal retina of the left eye

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C. The right monocular visual field projects to the temporal retina of the right eye

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D. The right monocular visual field projects to the nasal retina of the right eye

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D. The right monocular visual field projects to the nasal retina of the right eye

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Meyer’s loop contains what aspect of the visual field?

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A. The ipsilateral upper visual field (lower retinal fibers)

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B. The contralateral upper visual field (lower retinal fibers)

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C. The ipsilateral lower visual field (upper retinal fibers)

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D. The contralateral lower visual field (upper retinal fibers)

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B. The contralateral upper visual field (lower retinal fibers)

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The lateral rectus muscle of the eye is innervated by what cranial nerve?

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A. CN II

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B. CN III

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C. CN IV

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D. CN VI

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D. CN VI

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Which sense discussed in this chapter projects directly to the cortex without going through the thalamus?

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A. Hearing

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B. Olfaction

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C. Taste

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D. Vestibular

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E. Vision

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B. Olfaction

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The strong emotional response that we have to many smells is most likely associated with what part of the olfactory cortex?

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A. Amygdala

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B. Entorhinal cortex

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C. Olfactory tubercle

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D. Piriform cortex

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A. Amygdala

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