5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Autonomic Reflex
- a Mediated through the autonomic nervous system and activate smooth muscle, cardiac muscle, and the glands of the body.
- b Type of sensory receptor that monitors external signals such as light, sound and temperature.
- c A type of mechanoreceptor located in muscles, tendons, and joints; provides information about body position and movements
- d Consists of only 2 neurons (sensory and motor) and has a single chemical synapse; the stretch reflex.
- e The property of sound that varies with variation in the frequency of vibration
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- A measure of how loud a sound is (its intensity)
- Eye chart used by eye care professionals and others to measure visual acuity
- Stainless steel handle, hard rubber head. Used to test tendon reflexes and neurological reflexes.
- Involves the participation of one or more interneurons in the reflex pathway.
- Two-pronged, forklike instrument that vibrates when struck; used to test hearing, especially bone conduction
5 True/False Questions
Rinne Test → Hearing test using a tuning fork; checks for differences in bone conduction and air conduction
Astigmatism Chart → Consists of a series of lines in a radial arrangement. The lines are all the same thickness and color, but people who have astigmatism will report seeing lines of varying intensities.
Weber Test → Test done by placing the stem of a vibrating tuning fork on the midline of the head and having the patient indicate in which ear the tone can be heard.
Contralateral → Same side of the body
Blind Spot → The point at which the optic nerve leaves the eye, creating a "blind" spot because no receptor cells are located there