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How the Inner Ear Supports Hearing and Your Sense of Balance

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Which of the following is described as a membrane that separates the middle ear from the inner ear?

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1. This part of the inner ear is a fluid-filled tube that converts vibrations into nerve impulses?

2. Which part of the inner ear helps you stay balanced?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test your ability to understand the characteristics of the inner ear. Quiz questions assess your knowledge of how the inner ear contributes to dizziness and tiny structures in the inner ear that are moved by fluid to create nerve impulses.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following:

  • The membrane separating the middle ear from the inner ear
  • The part of inner ear that is a fluid-filled tube
  • The inner ear component that helps maintain balance
  • Tiny structures that are moved by fluid
  • The link between the inner ear and dizziness

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related inner ear lesson
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding tiny structures that are moved by fluid
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about the structure and function of the inner ear

Additional Learning

To review concepts related to the inner ear, view the brief lesson on How the Inner Ear Supports Hearing and Your Sense of Balance. This lesson will help you:

  • Identify the different parts of the ear
  • Recall the tiny bones that are found in the inner ear and the role of the cochlea
  • Review what the semicircular canals are and what they do
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