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The Five Senses (Grade 10)

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The Five Senses

What systems work together to detect external stimuli (i.e., make up the senses)? (Select all that apply.)
  1. muscular
  2. nervous
  3. circulatory
  4. integumentary
  5. digestive
Taste and smell are considered to be
  1. somatic senses.
  2. chemical senses.
  3. thermal senses.
  4. mechanical senses.
The main function of taste is to
  1. make you happy.
  2. encourage the body to start the digestive process.
  3. break down food.
  4. keep you from eating things you do not like.
What OTHER sense works closely with your sense of taste?
  1. smell
  2. sight
  3. hearing
  4. touch
What nerve cells detect conditions in the body's environment?
  1. sensors
  2. neurons
  3. synapses
  4. receptors
The nerve cells that transmit information to the central nervous system from the senses of sight, hearing, taste, touch, and smell are
  1. sensory neurons.
  2. motor neurons.
  3. interneurons.
  4. messenger neurons.
The nerve that carries information about the sense of smell from the nose to the brain is the
  1. olfactory nerve.
  2. median nerve.
  3. auditory nerve.
  4. optic nerve.
The                 carries information from the retina of the eye to the brain.
  1. olfactory nerve
  2. median nerve
  3. auditory nerve
  4. optic nerve
Information from the eye is sent to the                 lobe of the brain.
  1. parietal
  2. occipital
  3. frontal
  4. temporal
Which sensory systems show ipsilateral organization?
  1. vision and audition
  2. vision and pain
  3. audition and olfaction
  4. olfaction and taste
  5. somatosensory and autonomic
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