61: The ear Quiz

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

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  2. 2. Which of these touches the eardrum?

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  3. 3. Where does the word “cochlea” come from?

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

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  5. 5. Both the middle ear and inner ear are filled with fluid.

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

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

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

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  9. 9. How many semicircular canals are in the vestibular system?

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  10. 10. Which of these is involved with our sense of balance?

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

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

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  13. 13. What Hertz range is the human voice?

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  14. 14. Which of these describes the hearing range of humans?

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  15. 15. Which of these touches the stirrip (stapes)?

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

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  17. 17. What is the function of the middle ear?

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

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

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