Hearing Science Study Quiz

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Hearing Science Study Quiz

Study quiz for hearing science


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    If a small sound source produces a sound level of 90dB at 1m, the sound level at 2m is
    • A. 

      85dB

    • B. 

      96dB

    • C. 

      88dB

    • D. 

      84dB

    • E. 

      92dB

  • 2. 
    Sound pressure is
    • A. 

      .0002 dynes/cm^2

  • 3. 
    ___________ is a complex periodic waveform with energy at odd integral multiples of Fo.
    • A. 

      Triangular wave

    • B. 

      Square wave

    • C. 

      Sawtooth wave

    • D. 

      A and b

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    The following is a _______ spectrum
    • A. 

      Harmonic

    • B. 

      Line

    • C. 

      Amplitude

    • D. 

      Continuous

    • E. 

      Discontinuous

  • 5. 
    A component of a periodic sound wave having a frequency which is an integral multiple of the fundamental pitch. Is known as
    • A. 

      A harmonic

    • B. 

      Fo

    • C. 

      Wavelength

    • D. 

      Frequency

    • E. 

      Octave

  • 6. 
    What kinds of graphs are used to describe a a complex wave?
    • A. 

      Linear

    • B. 

      Simple harmonic

    • C. 

      Spectrum

    • D. 

      Periodic

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    If normal hearing at 1000 Hz is 10dBSPL, what is normal hearing at 1000 Hz dbHL?
    • A. 

      20dbHL

    • B. 

      10dbHL

    • C. 

      24dBHL

    • D. 

      20dBSPL

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    More than one pure tone is described as a
    • A. 

      Complex tone

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is NOT a condition necessary for sound to occur?
    • A. 

      Engergy source

    • B. 

      Object

    • C. 

      Elasticity

    • D. 

      Transmitting medium

    • E. 

      All of the above are needed

  • 10. 
    Another name for sinusoidal motion is
    • A. 

      Simple harmonic motion (SHM)