Vestibular System

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Vestibular System Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    From the answer choices below, which one is NOT a function of the vestibular system?
    • A. 

      Balance

    • B. 

      Monitors changes of position of the head.

    • C. 

      Coordinates eye movement with head movement.

    • D. 

      Pain perception

    • E. 

      Posture

  • 2. 
    The vestibular system progresses more rapidly than the sense of hearing. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    What do the semicircular canals detect?
    • A. 

      Linear movements

    • B. 

      Head turns

    • C. 

      Head tilts

    • D. 

      Body's position with respect to gravity

  • 4. 
    What are the two otolith organs?
    • A. 

      Cochlea and cilia

    • B. 

      Utricle and cochlea

    • C. 

      Saccule and utricle

    • D. 

      Cilia and saccule

  • 5. 
    A child's vestibular system has a peak in sensitivity between what period?
    • A. 

      Birth to three months

    • B. 

      Six to twelve months

    • C. 

      One year to two and a half years

    • D. 

      Puberty

  • 6. 
    A baby with a defect in their vestibular system is more likely to be born in the breech position.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    From the answer choices below, which one is NOT a reason as to why vestibular stimulation is beneficial to young infants?
    • A. 

      Increases language development

    • B. 

      Increases visual alertness

    • C. 

      Increases development of reflexes and motor skills

    • D. 

      Helps a baby's overall behavioral state

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