The Parts of the Ears


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This is the main job of the external ear.

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1. This acts as a division between the external ear and the middle ear

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet assessment provides a quick way you can measure how much you know about the way ears work. In order to successfully complete this quiz, you must be able to identify certain structures of the ear and their functions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

For this quiz, you should be prepared to:

  • Explain the job of the external ear
  • Name the structure that divides the external and middle ear
  • List the bones found in the middle ear
  • Identify the structure that connects the middle ear and the throat
  • State what looped structures help you maintain balance

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as what the external ear does
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the structure that connects the middle ear to the throat
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the bones of the middle ear and what separates the external and middle ear

Additional Learning

You can hear even more details about this subject when you use the lesson titled The Parts of the Ears. You will learn:

  • What structures make up the external ear
  • Which term refers collectively to the bones in the middle ear
  • How the middle ear conducts sound
  • How the internal ear is subdivided
  • What the function of the internal ear is