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SHS 450 Multiple Choice Questions for Ch. 11 - Inner Ear Anatomy & Disorders (from textbook website)

Sudden unilateral cochlear hearing loss may be caused by
a. spasm of the internal auditory artery
b. Meniere's disease
c. labyrinthitis
d. All of the above
not finished
The small opening allowing pssage of perilymph from scala vestibuli to scala tympani is called
a. modiolus
b. spiral ligament
c. helicotrema
d. stria vascularis
not finished
The structure just medial to the oval window is the
a. vestibule
b. semicircular canals
c. cochlea
d. helix
The end organ of hearing is the
a. crista
b. helicotrema
c. macula
d. organ of Corti
Associated with cochlear hearing loss is
a. negative SISI scores
b. loudness decruitment
c. rapid tone decay
d. loudness recruitment
Angular acceleration is measured in
a. cm/sec2
b. cm/sec
c. degrees/sec
d. degrees/sec2
Meniere's disease is associated with
a. unilateral hearing loss, poor speech recognition
b. bilateral hearing loss, good speech recognition
c. normal vestibular findings
d. unilateral hearing loss, good speech recognition
The portion of the inner ear responsible for linear acceleration is the
a. semicircular canals
b. utricle and saccule
c. organ of Corti
d. crista
Screening for hearing loss in the ultra-high frequency range is often useful in detecting hearing loss caused by
a. Meniere's disease
b. ototoxic drugs
c. infection
d. noise
The portion of the inner ear that responds to angular acceleration is called
a. macula
b. organ of Corti
c. utricle
d. semicircular canals
The ABR latency-intensity function for wave V expected in cochlear hearing losses is
a. increased, primarily at low intensities
b. increased, primarily at high intensities
c. decreased, primarily at high intensities
d. decreased, primarily at low intensities
The fluid surrounding the membranous labyrinth is called