Hearing And Equilibrium

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Equilibrium Quizzes & Trivia

A quiz on being able to identify the parts of the ear.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Part of the ear that is outside the body and collects soundwaves? 
    • A. 

      External auditory meatus

    • B. 

      External outer ear

    • C. 

      Mallus

    • D. 

      Cochlea

  • 2. 
    What appears in a hammer shape and attaches to the internal surface of the tympanic membrane?
    • A. 

      Incus

    • B. 

      Tympanic mambrane

    • C. 

      Mallus

    • D. 

      Stapes

  • 3. 
    What is the small air- filled cavity in the petrous portion of the temporal bone that is lined by epithelium?
    • A. 

      Middle ear

    • B. 

      Inner ear

    • C. 

      Ampulla

    • D. 

      Semicircular canals

  • 4. 
    What is shaped like a snail and contains the sensory receptors for hearing?
    • A. 

      Utricle

    • B. 

      Vestibular brabch VII

    • C. 

      Cochlear branch VIII

    • D. 

      Cochlea

  • 5. 
    What part of the ear consists of a  curved tube that lies in the temporal bone and lead to the eardrum?
    • A. 

      Semicircular canals

    • B. 

      External auditory meatus

    • C. 

      Tympanic membrane

    • D. 

      Cochlear duct

  • 6. 
    Part of the ear that is a thin, semitransparent partition between the external auditory canal and inner ear?
    • A. 

      Tympanic membrane

    • B. 

      Mallus

    • C. 

      Round window

    • D. 

      Labyrinth

  • 7. 
    Which of the cranial nerves  branches off into two seperate branches and is known as the acoustic or auditory nerve,
    • A. 

      Cranial nerve VIII

    • B. 

      Cranial nerve VII

    • C. 

      Cranial nerve V

    • D. 

      Cranial nerve IV

  • 8. 
    What part of the inner ear carries impulses for hearing?  
    • A. 

      Cochlear branch VIII

    • B. 

      Cochlea

    • C. 

      Vestibular branch VIII

    • D. 

      Ampulla of vestibular

  • 9. 
    What part of the inner ear carries impules for equilibrium?
    • A. 

      Cochlear branch VIII

    • B. 

      Cochlea

    • C. 

      Vestibular branch VIII

    • D. 

      Auditory tube

  • 10. 
    What part of the middle ear presses against a flexible memebrane seperating the middle ear from the fluid- filled tubes and chambers of the inner ear?
    • A. 

      Mallus

    • B. 

      Incus

    • C. 

      Stapes

    • D. 

      Cochlea

  • 11. 
    What part of the inner ear consists of both bone and elastic cartilage and connects the middle ear with the nasopharynx?
    • A. 

      Semicircular canals

    • B. 

      Eustachian tube

    • C. 

      Auditory ossicles

    • D. 

      Tympanic membrane

  • 12. 
      What is the part of the inner ear that has an enlarged, circular portion at top of semicircular canals that provides the sense of equilibrium or balance for the body?
    • A. 

      Stapes

    • B. 

      Incus

    • C. 

      Vestibular branch

    • D. 

      Ampulla of vestibular

  • 13. 
    A tiny bone that connect the malleus and the stapes?
    • A. 

      Incus

    • B. 

      Ampulla

    • C. 

      Eardrum

    • D. 

      Cochlea