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Sensory System: The Eye

Quiz by Diana Harris

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15 questions
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  • Q1
    What structure of the eye give us our eye color?
    cornea
    retina
    pupil
    iris
    30s
  • Q2
    What will happen to your pupils in order for you to see better in the dark?
    They will constrict
    They will close
    They will dilate
    30s
  • Q3
    Where in the eye would you find the rods and cones?
    retina
    pupil
    iris
    optic nerve
    30s
  • Q4
    Cones allow you to see:
    color
    black and white
    30s
  • Q5
    Rods allow you to see:
    in dim light
    in bright light
    30s
  • Q6
    Which structure of the eye produces tears?
    retina
    lacrimal gland
    sclera
    cornea
    30s
  • Q7
    Which structure of the eye carries the impulses formed by the retina to the brain for interpretation?
    choroid
    optic nerve
    pupil
    rods and cones
    30s
  • Q8
    This disorder is caused by excessive intraocular pressure (pressure inside the eye):
    color blindness
    detached retina
    glaucoma
    astigmatism
    30s
  • Q9
    What is the term for far-sighted?
    myopia
    hyperopia
    presbyopia
    30s
  • Q10
    As we age, it is normal for our vision to diminish. What is the term for this?
    myopia
    presbyopia
    hyperopia
    30s
  • Q11
    This genetic disorder is passed from mom to son (the mom is only a carrier but the son will be affected):
    cataracts
    color blindness
    myopia
    astigmatism
    30s
  • Q12
    Which structure is the "white" part of the eye?
    cornea
    pupil
    iris
    sclera
    30s
  • Q13
    Which disorder is also known as "pink eye?"
    macular degeneration
    glaucoma
    presbyopia
    conjunctivitis
    30s
  • Q14
    Which of the following is NOT a structure of the EXTERNAL eye?
    eyelid
    retina
    eyelashes
    orbital cavity
    30s
  • Q15
    This is the vascular, middle layer of the eye:
    orbital cavity
    retina
    choroid
    sclera
    30s

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