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The Ear & Its Functions Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The ossicles are:

Question 2 2. The correct order of the ossicles from outer to innermost is:

Question 3 3. The following is NOT an ossicle:

Question 4 4. The Organ of Corti is:

Question 5 5. Which of the following is NOT true about the hair cells of the Organ of Corti?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is correct?

Question 7 7. Which of the following statements regarding the structure of the ear is NOT correct?

Question 8 8. Which of the following statements is NOT correct?

Question 9 9. The frequency theory of hearing states which of the following?

Question 10 10. Which of the following statements is NOT correct?

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Question 11 11. What is the frequency theory of hearing?

Question 12 12. What is the volley principle in relation to the frequency theory of hearing?

Question 13 13. The inner ear contains these looped structures that helps you keep your balance.

Question 14 14. Which of the following is NOT a bone found in the middle ear?

Question 15 15. This is the main job of the external ear.

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Question 16 16. How does a drum produce sound waves in the air?

Question 17 17. How does the tympanic membrane transmit the sound waves to the middle ear?

Question 18 18. What causes the tympanic membrane to vibrate?

Question 19 19. The tympanic membrane is the _____.

Question 20 20. Which of the following is FALSE of the pinna?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is true about the tympanic membrane?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is NOT true of the inner ear?

Question 23 23. The bony labyrinth does NOT contain:

Question 24 24. Which of the following is most responsible for the sensation of hearing?

Question 25 25. What is the weakness found in the frequency theory of hearing?

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Question 26 26. According to the place theory of hearing, our ears transmit information by firing neurons from different parts of the _____.

Question 27 27. Short sound waves are characterized by _____.

Question 28 28. The middle ear helps to:

Question 29 29. The following nerve connects to the hair cells of the Organ of Corti:

Question 30 30. Which of the following statements is NOT correct?

The Ear & Its Functions Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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