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Assessing Student Hearing Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Sensorineural hearing loss stems from pathological changes to the:

Question 2 2. Conductive hearing loss does not directly involve pathological changes to the:

Question 3 3. The gradual, and frequently bilateral, loss of hearing associated with aging is called:

Question 4 4.

Which of the following people is considered to be deaf?

I. A person who can't hear out of their right ear at all

II. A person who can't hear out of either ear at all

III. A person with partial hearing loss in one ear

Question 5 5. Which of the following is not a cause of sensorineural hearing loss?

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Question 6 6. Which of these relates most closely to frequency of sound?

Question 7 7. Individuals who specialize in hearing function are called:

Question 8 8. Monaural testing involves:

Question 9 9. Which of the following is an instrument that helps examine the external ear canal?

Question 10 10. Which of these relates most closely to volume?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following tests can be used to assess the function of the middle ear?

Question 12 12. An audiologist uses a special light called a(n) _____ to see inside the ear canal.

Question 13 13. A doctor that specializes in hearing and hearing disorders is called what?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is the most common screening test for kids and adults?

Question 15 15. Which test uses electrodes to monitor the brain's response to different sounds?

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Question 16 16. The audiogram on the right shows:

Question 17 17. Normally, humans can hear a range of volumes from _____ to _____.

Question 18 18. When you examine Shirley's audiogram, you notice that the right and left ear follow a similar pattern: high-pitch sounds can be heard at lower decibels, but low-pitch sounds cannot. This means Shirley's hearing loss is:

Question 19 19. Shirley, a 56 year old woman, presents to your office because she is having difficulty hearing her grandchildren. She reports that overall she is in good health, but does suffer from seasonal allergies. You perform an audiogram that shows Shirley needs the volume to be at 45 decibels in order to hear the sound in both ears. Which type of hearing loss is Shirley experiencing?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is the BEST definition of an audiogram?

Assessing Student Hearing Chapter Exam Instructions

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