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Eye Quiz


  1. Which one-eyed giant in Greek mythology had a single eye in the centre of its forehead?
  2. Name the clear dome of tissue is the front part of the eye which doesn’t contain blood vessels?
  3. What is the name of the hole located in the center of the iris of the eye?
  4. What is the the innermost, light-sensitive layer of tissue of the eye called?
  5. "Bright Eyes" was written by songwriter Mike Batt for the soundtrack of which 1978 British animated film?

  6. Also known as left wedjat eye, name the stylized eye in ancient Egyptian art believed to have protective magical power?
  7. What animal has the largest eyes?
  8. Monochromatism and dichromatism are types of what?
  9. What is the medical term for nearsightedness?
  10. Which Shakespeare play mentions "The Green Eyed Monster"?
  11. What photographic effect occurs when a camera flash captures light reflecting from the retina at the back of a subject's eye?
  12. The eyes of which animal have rectangular pupils?
  13. Which TV series unveiled it's new brightly coloured eye logo in 2023 featuring emojis?
  14. What's the last name of the Dutch eye doctor who designed the original eye chart in the 1860's?
  15. Strabismus is the medical term for what?
  16. Eye color is defined by which part of the eye?
  17. How man eyes does the Monarch butterfly have: (a) 120, (b) 1,200, or (c) 12,000?
  18. Which common eye condition results when the optic nerve becomes damaged?
  19. Eyes have two types of humors. Can you name them?
  20. Horatio Nelson lost the sight of which eye? His right or left?
  21. What is the name of the tear glands located above each eyeball?
  22. What is the sclera also known as?
  23. The New Testament states that it is easier for which animal to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God?


  1. Cyclops
  2. Cornea
  3. Pupil
  4. Retina
  5. Watership Down
  6. The Eye of Horus
  7. Giant Squid
  8. Colour blindness
  9. Myopia
  10. Othello
  11. Red-eye
  12. Goat
  13. Big Brother
  14. Snellen
  15. A squint
  16. Iris
  17. (c) 12,000
  18. Glaucoma
  19. The vitreous humor and aqueous humor
  20. His right eye
  21. Lacrimal glands
  22. The white of the eye
  23. Camel