61: The ear Quiz

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  1. Which of these ensures equal pressure on both sides of the eardrum?1

  2. What Hertz range is the human voice?1

  3. Which of these is the smallest bone in the body?1

  4. Where does the word “cochlea” come from?1

  5. Which of these is involved with our sense of balance?1

  6. Which one of these is NOT part of the inner ear?1

  7. Which of these describes the hearing range of humans?1

  8. What is the function of the middle ear?1

  9. Both the middle ear and inner ear are filled with fluid.1

  10. Where is the end of the Eustachian tube? (where fresh air can flow in or out)1

  11. What causes the hair cells to trigger the neurons to send a signal?1

  12. Which of these words accurately describes the eardrum?1

  13. Which one of these is NOT part of the middle ear?1

  14. Which of these is NOT a part of the organ of Corti?1

  15. The entire outer ear (the part we see) is correctly called the:1

  16. The shape of the pinna helps to bring in sound, especially the frequencies of the human voice.1

  17. Which of these touches the eardrum?1

  18. Which of these touches the stirrip (stapes)?1

  19. How many semicircular canals are in the vestibular system?1

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