HEARING

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Question # 1 The organ of Corti is located in the

    A) thoracic cavity.
    B) inner ear.
    C) abdominal cavity
    D) brain stem.
    E) semicircular canals.

Question # 2 Movable bones are found in the

    A) cochlea.
    B) external ear.
    C) middle ear.
    D) inner ear.
    E) organ of Corti.

Question # 3 The organ of Corti is a

    A) chemoreceptor.
    B) mechanoreceptor.
    C) photoreceptor.
    D) nociceptor.
    E) all of the above

Question # 4 The organ of Corti

    A) functions in the awareness of motion and the sense of equilibrium.
    B) controls the sense of depth perception
    C) converts sound vibrations into impulses that enable hearing.
    D) secretes cerebrospinal fluid.
    E) detects light energy.

Question # 5 The sense of hearing in vertebrates is dependent on

    A) fluid displacement.
    B) hair bending
    C) bone movement.
    D) membrane vibration.
    E) all of these

Question # 6 Movable bones are features of the sense organs associated with

    A) sight.
    B) hearing
    C) taste
    D) smell
    E) touch

Question # 7 In hearing, the last place that pressure or sound waves pass through is the

    A) bones of the middle ear.
    B) tympanic membrane.
    C) oval window.
    D) round window.
    E) tectorial membrane.

Question # 8 The sense in which amplitude and frequency can be detected with some accuracy is

    A) sight.
    B) hearing.
    C) balance.
    D) taste.
    E) smell.

Question # 9 The principal place in the human ear where sound waves are amplified by means of the vibrations of tiny bones is the

    A) pinna.
    B) ear canal
    C) middle ear.
    D) organ of Corti.
    E) all of the above

Question # 10 The sense based on air vibrations is

    A) taste.
    B) smell.
    C) touch
    D) sight
    E) hearing

Question # 11 The sense of hearing in vertebrates is dependent on

    A) fluid displacement
    B) hair bending.
    C) bone movement
    D) membrane vibration.
    E) all of these

Question # 12 How many coiled and fluid-filled ducts are found in each cochlea?

    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) 5 or more

Question # 13 The place where vibrations are translated into patterns of nerve impulses is the

    A) pinna.
    B) ear canal.
    C) middle ear.
    D) organ of Corti.
    E) tympanum

Question # 14 The equalization of pressures between the ear and throat is made possible by the

    A) pharynx.
    B) Eustachian tube.
    C) cupula.
    D) semicircular canals.
    E) round window.