5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Auditory nerve
- White noise
- Duplicity theory
- Sensorineural deafness
- a Discordant sounds of many frequencies, often producing a lulling effect.
- b The forms of deafness that result from damage to hair cells or the auditory nerve
- c A unit expressing the loudness of a sound
- d The axon bundle that transmits neural impulses from the organ of Corti to the brain
- e A combination of the place and frequency theories of pitch discrimination
5 Multiple choice questions
- A membrane that lies coiled within the cochlea
- The quality or richness of a sound
- In harmony
- number of cycles per second
- A thin membrane that vibrates in response to sound waves, transmitting the waves to the middle and inner ears
5 True/False questions
Oval window → A membrane that transmits vibrations from the stirrup of the middle ear to the cochlea within the inner ear
Hertz → A unit expressing the frequency of sound waves
Conductive deafness → The forms of deafness that result from damage to hair cells or the auditory nerve
Loudness → The inner ear, the bony tube that contains the basilar membrane and the organ or Corti.
Cochlea → The inner ear, the bony tube that contains the basilar membrane and the organ or Corti.