Hearing Disorders 003 - Audiometric Assessment And Interpretation

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 40

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Hearing Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    _____________ tinnitus is an acoustic sensation in the head for which there is no external sound source.
    • A. 

      Objective

    • B. 

      Residual

    • C. 

      Inhibitive

    • D. 

      Subjective

  • 2. 
    ___________ tinnitus has known causes which may be eliminated through medical or surgical intervention.
    • A. 

      Objective

    • B. 

      Residual

    • C. 

      Inhibitive

    • D. 

      Subjective

  • 3. 
    Hearing loss that is sensorineural, may exist for many years, and increases with age is _____________.
    • A. 

      Meinere's

    • B. 

      Recruitment

    • C. 

      Presbycusis

    • D. 

      Congenital

  • 4. 
    An instantaneous loss of hearing is called _______________________.
    • A. 

      Presbycusis

    • B. 

      Sudden deafness

    • C. 

      Otosclerosis

    • D. 

      Congenital

  • 5. 
    In an individual with presbycusis, hearing aids seem to work best when disortion is kept to a minimum and the spoken message is exagerated.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    This ear disease  happens gradually with a progressive hearing loss, is conductive in nature, presents often with tinnitus, and is more common in women than men. 
    • A. 

      Meinere's

    • B. 

      Cochlear

    • C. 

      Otospongiosis

    • D. 

      Cholesteatoma

  • 7. 
    This type of hearing loss is characterized by over exposure to sound and includes a sensorineural hearing loss more pronounced in the higher frequencies, and may be temporary in nature.
    • A. 

      Meinere's

    • B. 

      Noise induced hearing loss

    • C. 

      Presbycusis

    • D. 

      Otitis interna

  • 8. 
    This type of hearing loss may cause symptoms of ear pressure, tinnitus and loss of balance without any indication of hearing loss.
    • A. 

      Otospongiosis

    • B. 

      Noise induced hearing loss

    • C. 

      Endolymphatic hydrops

    • D. 

      Otitis media

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is not a form of otitis?
    • A. 

      Otitis media

    • B. 

      Otitis interna

    • C. 

      Otitis externa

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    Hearing loss stemming from a perforated ear drum is a __________ hearing loss.
    • A. 

      Conductive

    • B. 

      Sensorineural

    • C. 

      Mixed

    • D. 

      Central