The Middle Ear: Structures & Functions

Instructions:

Choose an answer and hit 'next'. You will receive your score and answers at the end.

question 1 of 3

Which of the following is the basic job of your middle ear?

Create Your Account To Take This Quiz

As a member, you'll also get unlimited access to over 75,000 lessons in math, English, science, history, and more. Plus, get practice tests, quizzes, and personalized coaching to help you succeed.

Try it risk-free
Try it risk-free for 30 days. Cancel anytime.
Already registered? Login here for access

1. What is the name of the thin membrane that separates your outer ear from your middle ear?

2. This tube connects your middle ear to your nose and throat and helps your ears to 'pop' when you go up in elevation.

Create your account to access this entire worksheet
A Premium account gives you access to all lesson, practice exams, quizzes & worksheets
Access to all video lessons
Quizzes, practice exams & worksheets
Certificate of Completion
Access to instructors
Create an account to get started Create Account

About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will measure how much you know about the workings of the middle ear. Topics you'll need to know in order to pass the quiz include the basic job of your middle ear and the name of the thin membrane that separates your outer ear from your middle ear.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessment tools will quiz you on the following:

  • The name of the tube that connects your middle ear to your nose and throat
  • Which ossicle is connected to the eardrum
  • What the three bones of the middle ear are called

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information given about the inner ear
  • Information recall - access the information you've acquired regarding membranes and ossicles associated with the ear
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the purpose, structure, and inner workings of the middle ear

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, please review the accompanying lesson called The Middle Ear: Structures & Functions. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn in greater detail about the three parts that make up the ear
  • Gain a better understanding of the purpose of the three bones located in the middle ear
  • Discuss how the brain and the ear work together to understand sound
Support