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The Special Senses

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

A. Iris and pupil

B. Pupil and cornea

C. Cornea and lens

D. Lens and vitreous humor

C. Cornea and lens

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

A. CN II

B. CN III

C. CN IV

D. CN VI

D. CN VI

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

A. Hearing

B. Olfaction

C. Taste

D. Vestibular

E. Vision

B. Olfaction

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

A. Amygdala

B. Entorhinal cortex

C. Olfactory tubercle

D. Piriform cortex

A. Amygdala

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