5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Conductive deafness
- White noise
- Place theory
- a Determined by the height, or amplitude of sound waves
- b Discordant sounds of many frequencies, often producing a lulling effect.
- c The theory that the pitch of a sound is determined by the section of the basilar membrane that vibrates in response to the sound
- d The forms of deafness in which there is loss of conduction of sound through the middle ear
- e Tones of higher frequency than those played that result from vibrations throughout a musical instrument
5 Multiple choice questions
- A combination of the place and frequency theories of pitch discrimination
- A membrane that lies coiled within the cochlea
- The axon bundle that transmits neural impulses from the organ of Corti to the brain
- A unit expressing the frequency of sound waves
- The inner ear, the bony tube that contains the basilar membrane and the organ or Corti.
5 True/False questions
Sensorineural deafness → The forms of deafness in which there is loss of conduction of sound through the middle ear
Frequency → The theory that the pitch of a sound is reflected in the frequency of the neural impulses that are generated in response to sound.
Timbre → The quality or richness of a sound
Dissonant → In harmony
Decibel → A unit expressing the loudness of a sound