Hearing Disorders 002 - Basic Hearing Science 01

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 30

SettingsSettingsSettings
Please wait...
Hearing Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The description of the physical events which occur in the production of sound is called ____________.
    • A. 

      Pitch

    • B. 

      Vibration

    • C. 

      Acoustics

    • D. 

      Decibel

  • 2. 
    The rapid linear motion (or oscillation) of a particle or of an elastic solid about an equilibrium position is called a _________.  
    • A. 

      Vibration

    • B. 

      Sone

    • C. 

      Acoustics

    • D. 

      Sinusoidal

  • 3. 
    A waveform describe by amplitude versus time that follows the course of a sinusoid function.
    • A. 

      Vibration

    • B. 

      Sone

    • C. 

      Sinusoidal

    • D. 

      Decibel

  • 4. 
    _______ is the perceived intensity of sound.
    • A. 

      Pitch

    • B. 

      Loudness

    • C. 

      Intensity

    • D. 

      Frequency

  • 5. 
    Which tuning fork test is most useful when a unilateral hearing loss is present?
    • A. 

      Weber

    • B. 

      Rinne

    • C. 

      Stenger

    • D. 

      Schwabach

  • 6. 
    In which test is the stem of a vibrating tuning fork placed first on the temporal bone and then again near the ear the determine the presence of a sensorineural hearing loss?
    • A. 

      Rinne

    • B. 

      Bing

    • C. 

      Weber

    • D. 

      Stenger

  • 7. 
    The process by which sound is conducted to the inner ear through the air in the ear canal and via the ossicles in the middle ear is called ________________.
    • A. 

      Acoustics

    • B. 

      Bone conduction

    • C. 

      Air conduction

    • D. 

      Audiometer

  • 8. 
    The range of hearing between when a person first hears sound and the point that sound is uncomfortably loud is called ___________.
    • A. 

      Most comfortable loudness

    • B. 

      Recruitment

    • C. 

      Tuning curve

    • D. 

      Dynamic range

  • 9. 
    An abnormal phenomenon of loudnes sensitivity is called _______________.
    • A. 

      Recruitment

    • B. 

      Dynamic range

    • C. 

      Acoustics

    • D. 

      Loudness discomfort level

  • 10. 
    The intensity at which an individual prefers to listen to sound is commonly refered to as _____________.
    • A. 

      Speech recognition threshold

    • B. 

      Dynamic range

    • C. 

      Most comfortable loudness level

    • D. 

      Word discrimination