Statistics for Parts of the Eye

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General Stats

  • This quiz has been taken 63 times
  • The average score is 13 of 44

Answer Stats

HintAnswer% Correct
Defines eye colourIris
93%
Closes the eyeEyelid
91%
Hair growing at the edge of the eyelidEyelashes
89%
Opening in the abovePupil
87%
Transparent outermost layerCornea
78%
Light-sensitive layerRetina
74%
Removed in cataract surgeryLens
70%
White of the eyeSclera
59%
Cranial nerve that transmits visual information to the brainOptic Nerve
54%
"Humour" (fluid) in the back of the eyeVitreous Humour
48%
Photoreceptor cell sensitive to colourCones
44%
Photoreceptor cell sensitive to light and darkRods
43%
Yellow area at the back of eye that commonly degeneratesMacula
37%
"Humour" (fluid) in the front of the eyeAqueous Humour
35%
Lines the eyelids and whites of the eyeConjunctiva
35%
Small pit responsible for central visionFovea
31%
Contracts and relaxes to change focusCiliary Body
28%
Fluid-filled chamber in front of the coloured partAnterior Chamber
24%
Pigmented vascular layerChoroid
22%
Optic ___: exit point for nerve cells that corresponds to the 'blind spot'Optic Disc
20%
Fluid-filled chamber behind the coloured partPosterior Chamber
19%
Muscle that moves the eye towards the noseMedial Rectus
17%
Cranial nerve that moves the eye away from the noseAbducens Nerve
15%
Muscle that depresses the eyeInferior Rectus
15%
Muscle that moves the eye away from the noseLateral Rectus
15%
Muscle that elevates the eyeSuperior Rectus
15%
Muscle that turns the eye outwardsInferior Oblique
13%
Cranial nerve that transmits most movements of the eyeOculomotor Nerve
13%
Cranial nerve that turns the eye inwardsTrochlear Nerve
13%
Muscle that turns the eye inwardsSuperior Oblique
11%
Bone forming the orbit of the eyeZygomatic
11%
Bone forming the orbit of the eyeSphenoid
9%
Vascular middle layer, collectivelyUvea
9%
Bone forming the orbit of the eyeFrontal
7%
Muscle that allows for less light to pass into the eyeIris Sphincter
7%
Bone forming the orbit of the eyeLacrimal
7%
Bone forming the orbit of the eyeMaxillary
7%
Fibrous ring that holds the above in placeZonule of Zinn
7%
Lymphatic-like vessel that drains the front of the eyeCanal of Schlemm
6%
Bone forming the orbit of the eyeEthmoid
6%
Artery supplying the extraocular musclesOphthalmic Artery
6%
Muscle that closes the eyelidsOrbicularis Oculi
4%
Bone forming the orbit of the eyePalatine
4%
Muscle that allows for more light to pass into the eyeIris Dilator
2%

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