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Psychology Quiz 08B

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

Which of the following is NOT a form of electromagnetic radiation?
a.
radio waves
c.
sound waves
b.
X rays
d.
light
 

 2. 

____ of a sound depends on the vibration rate of the medium through which the sound wave is transmitted.
a.
Tone
c.
Loudness
b.
Pitch
d.
Quality
 

 3. 

In vision, the ____ responsible for changing light energy into neuronal impulses.
a.
rods and cones are
c.
pupil is
b.
lens is
d.
occipital lobe is
 

 4. 

Overstimulation of the ____ can result in dizziness and “motion sickness.”
a.
vestibular system
c.
olfactory nerve
b.
kinesthetic system
d.
occipital lobe
 

 5. 

Pain results from
a.
a single stimulus.
c.
competing stimuli.
b.
many stimuli.
d.
all of the above.
 

Matching
 
 
Match each term with the correct statement below.
a.
binocular fusion
f.
external stimuli
b.
lens
g.
color deficiency
c.
retina
h.
optic nerve
d.
olfactory nerve
i.
pupil
e.
auditory nerve
j.
retinal disparity
 

 6. 

carries smell impulses from the nose to the brain
 

 7. 

Sensory receptors convert ____ into a chemical-electrical message that the brain can understand.
 

 8. 

the eye structure that controls the amount of light entering the eye
 

 9. 

the eye structure that carries neuronal impulses to the brain
 

 10. 

when some or all of the cones do not function properly
 



 
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