biology quick test

1. What is myopia?

· strain in eye muscles

· degeneration of the retina

· too much pressure in the vitreous humor

· a problem focussing the visual image

· a problem seeing things which are either too close or too far away

2. Green afterimages after staring at red objects is evidence for..

· color blindness

· two channels of information

· two types of rod receptor

· two colors signaled by the same channel

· black and white opponent processes

3. Evidence from brain scans shows…

· no sign of either hallucinations or illusions, showing they are imagined

· evidence of illusions, but not hallucinations

· evidence of hallucinations, but not illusions

· evidence of both illusions and hallucinations

· evidence of illusions turning into hallucinations

4. What do the ossicles accomplish?

· collecting sound

· amplifying vibrations

· transducing sound to nerve impulses

· equalizing pressure between the middle and outer ear

· equaling pressure between the middle and inner ear

5. The frequency theory of auditory encoding suggests that different frequencies of sound…

· result in different frequencies of nerve impulses

· result in different frequencies of brain rhythms

· activate different neurons

· create “resonance frequencies” in the middle ear

· are frequently perceived as “the same”

6. The little bumps visible on your tongue are…

· taste buds

· taste cells

· papillae

· receptors

· epithelium

7. What sense dominates our ability to taste foods and liquids?

· olfactory

· gustatory

· cutaneous

· kinesthetic

· equilibratory