Taste and Smell Quiz 2016!

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Last year’s quiz was just a warm up! Be warned – this year’s questions are harder, so you may want to read our 2015-2016 Annual Report before you tackle it…

Nose Thoughts 2

1. Select the three chemical senses:
2. Treatment options for chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) may someday be informed by how you respond to which taste?
3. What is it called when you have no sense of smell?
4. What taste-like cells are located in the intestines, where they help detect parasitic worms and initiate immune system responses?
5. Monell research is part of a collaborative project to detect ovarian cancer in its earliest stages. Which approach is the project using?
6. Besides NaCl (sodium chloride, table salt), which of the following compounds taste salty?
7. Humans have only a few receptors for sweet and salty tastes. How many different types of bitter receptors do we have?

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