Psyc 310 Quiz 3

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Psyc 310 Quiz 3

Choose the best answer for each question. 25 total points; each question is worth 1 point.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Name the structure denoted by the number 1.
  • 2. 
    Name the structure denoted by the number 2. N
  • 3. 
    Name the structure denoted by the number 3.  
  • 4. 
    Name the structure labeled number 4.
  • 5. 
    Name the structure labeled #5.  
  • 6. 
    Name the structure labeled in Box 6.
  • 7. 
    Name the structure labeled with box 7.  
  • 8. 
    Name the structure labeled by number 8.
  • 9. 
    Name structure labeled by number 9.
  • 10. 
    Name the structure labeled number 10.  
  • 11. 
    Middle C played by a piano, trombone or tenor saxophone will sound similar because each middle C played by these instruments contains the same_______.
    • A. 

      Harmonic spectra

    • B. 

      Fourier analysis

    • C. 

      Timbre

    • D. 

      Fundamental frequency

  • 12. 
    _______ is the perceptual judgment that two sounds have the same loudness and pitch, but are dissimilar.
    • A. 

      Timbre

    • B. 

      Fourier analysis

    • C. 

      Psychoacoustics

    • D. 

      Characteristic frequency

  • 13. 
    Determining that a sound is located to your left because the sound reached the left ear sooner in time than it reached the right ear is an example of _________.
    • A. 

      Interaural level difference (ILD)

    • B. 

      Interaural time difference (ITD)

    • C. 

      Monocular cue

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 14. 
    The easiest way to deal with the cones of confusion is to:
    • A. 

      Put ear plugs in

    • B. 

      Wear headphones

    • C. 

      Move your head

    • D. 

      Alter the shape of your pinna

  • 15. 
    ______ moves in and out in response to sound wave pressure changes and forms the border between the outer and middle ear.
    • A. 

      Tympanic membrane

    • B. 

      Ear canal

    • C. 

      Malleus

    • D. 

      Oval window

  • 16. 
    The process by which a complex sound is broken down into the set of sine waves that make up that sound is termed  ___________.
    • A. 

      Harmonic spectral composition

    • B. 

      Timbre

    • C. 

      Fundamental frequency

    • D. 

      Fourier analysis

  • 17. 
    The ________ of a sound wave is defined as the number of times per second that a pattern of pressure changes repeats, perceptually called ________.
    • A. 

      Amplitude; pitch

    • B. 

      Amplitude; loudness

    • C. 

      Frequency; pitch

    • D. 

      Frequency; loudness

  • 18. 
     _______ or the intensity of a sound wave can be described as the loudness of the sound.
    • A. 

      Frequency

    • B. 

      Amplitude

    • C. 

      Place coding

    • D. 

      Pitch

  • 19. 
    ________ are measured on a logarithmic scale and are the unit measure for the physical intensity of sound.
    • A. 

      Hertz (Hz)

    • B. 

      Bels (B)

    • C. 

      Angstrom (Ã)

    • D. 

      Decibels (dB)

  • 20. 
    Of those listed below, which example would produce the largest difference in ITD between the ears?
    • A. 

      Directly in front of the left ear

    • B. 

      Directly above the head

    • C. 

      Directly behind the head

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 21. 
    The _______ houses the Organ of Corti and other necessary structures for the transduction of sound energy into neural energy.
    • A. 

      Tympanic membrane

    • B. 

      Outer ear

    • C. 

      Vestibular nerve

    • D. 

      Cochlea

  • 22. 
    College-aged individuals typically can no longer detect frequencies above __________, but younger individuals can still hear these frequencies.
    • A. 

      15,000 Hz

    • B. 

      12,000 Hz

    • C. 

      10,000 Hz

    • D. 

      9,000 Hz

  • 23. 
    ________ is a dimension of sound localization.
    • A. 

      Azimuth

    • B. 

      Elevation

    • C. 

      Distance

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 24. 
    The human audibility curve is most sensitive to frequencies __________.
    • A. 

      Associated with music

    • B. 

      Associated with human speech

    • C. 

      Above 15,000 Hz

    • D. 

      Below 15 dB

  • 25. 
    The ____ hair cells are responsible for sending auditory information to the brain.
    • A. 

      Inner

    • B. 

      Outer

    • C. 

      Keratinized

    • D. 

      Neither of these cells