Hearing Loss Vocabulary


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

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

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Many people around the world suffer from some form of hearing loss, so it's important to know the different types and characteristics of it. You can go over the terminology related to hearing loss with these assessment questions. Some points you'll be tested on include the characteristics of different types of hearing loss and what they affect.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will test you on:

  • Causes of sensorineural hearing loss
  • Conductive hearing loss and its causes
  • Technical definition of deafness
  • Hearing loss associated with aging

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - make sure that you can recall the different types of hearing loss, their causes and their characteristics
  • Defining key concepts - ensure you can define sensorineural hearing loss and conductive hearing loss
  • Knowledge application - utilize your understanding of conductive hearing loss to answer a question about parts of the ear it affects

Additional Learning

Go over more information on this topic with the associated lesson called Hearing Loss Vocabulary. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • How hearing loss occurs
  • Different types of hearing loss
  • How many decibels is dangerous to hearing