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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Duplicity theory
  2. Place theory
  3. Amplitude
  4. Sensorineural deafness
  5. Timbre
  1. a The theory that the pitch of a sound is determined by the section of the basilar membrane that vibrates in response to the sound
  2. b Height
  3. c The quality or richness of a sound
  4. d A combination of the place and frequency theories of pitch discrimination
  5. e The forms of deafness that result from damage to hair cells or the auditory nerve

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A unit expressing the frequency of sound waves
  2. Determined by the height, or amplitude of sound waves
  3. The axon bundle that transmits neural impulses from the organ of Corti to the brain
  4. The forms of deafness in which there is loss of conduction of sound through the middle ear
  5. Tones of higher frequency than those played that result from vibrations throughout a musical instrument

5 True/False questions

  1. DissonantIncompatible, not harmonious, discordant

          

  2. CochleaA unit expressing the loudness of a sound

          

  3. EardrumA thin membrane that vibrates in response to sound waves, transmitting the waves to the middle and inner ears

          

  4. ConsonantIncompatible, not harmonious, discordant

          

  5. White noiseThe axon bundle that transmits neural impulses from the organ of Corti to the brain

          

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