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Biological Science Study Set 3

Biology

Quiz 44 :

Animal Sensory Systems

Quiz 44 :

Animal Sensory Systems

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A salmon follows a scent trail upstream to find its way back to the stream where it hatched. What type of sensory receptor cell would it use?
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The amount of depolarization that occurs in a sound- receptor cell is proportional to the volume loudness) of the sound.
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True

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How could you genetically modify an animal so that it would distinguish more shades of green?
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A

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Partial or complete loss of hearing deafness) can be caused by damage to the
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How would the absence of the enzyme photodiesterase PDE) affect vision in the vertebrate eye?
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Deafness caused by loud sounds often results from damage to which receptor cells?
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What is the function of sensory receptor cells?
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Which type of receptor would you expect to be most abundant in the antennae of a moth?
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Elephants hear sounds that are too low for humans to hear. This sensitivity is primarily due to the differences in the
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Which type of receptor is involved in sound detection?
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How would an abnormally large oval window in a mouse affect that animal's hearing?
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Hair cells in the vertebrate ear are responsible for transducing sound pressure waves. Ion channels in the hair cell membrane open when
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Corneal surgery is now routinely performed to improve vision. This surgery
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If you experimentally reduce the concentration of K+ in the extracellular fluid surrounding hair cells in the inner ear, the result would be like which of the following?
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A person able to hear only high- frequency sounds would probably have which of the following structural problems in the ear?
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How does the ear allow humans to distinguish the volume of different sounds?
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What is the function of the cochlea?
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Pit vipers can detect and strike in complete darkness because of their ability to detect
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Bat echolocation sonar) is most closely related to which human sensory system?
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How would the vision of a fly be affected if several of the axons extending from the ommatidia of its compound eye were damaged?
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