The Ear & Hearing
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q. When sound waves cause the eardrum to vibrate, these vibrations are immediately passed on to the_________.
    answer choices
    outer ear and ear canal
    inner ear
    tiny hairs
    three small bones in the middle ear
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. Which part of the ear acts as the sound collector?
    answer choices
    outer ear
    ear canal
    middle ear
    inner ear
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. How does increasing the amplitude of a sound wave affect the sound?
    answer choices
    it makes the sound louder
    it makes the sound travel faster
    it increases the wavelength of the sound
    it increases the frequency of the sound
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. Where is a place a person would hear no sound?
    answer choices
    in a cave
    in a forest
    in space
    in water
  • Question 5
    20 seconds
    Q. What happens in the inner ear? 
    answer choices
    Sound waves are captured.
    Sound waves move deeper into the ear. 
    Sound waves are reflected.
    Sound waves are converted into nerve impulses.
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. Where does HEARING (interpreting the nerve impulses) take place?
    answer choices
    outer ear
    middle ear
    inner ear
    brain
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. What is #13?
    answer choices
    Eardrum
    Anvil
    Hammer
    Cochlea
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. What is #19?
    answer choices
    Semicircular Canals
    Ear Canal
    Auditory Nerve
    Cochlea
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. What is #2?
    answer choices
    Ear Canal
    Pinna
    Hammer
    Anvil
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. Which travels faster: sound or light waves?
    answer choices
    sound
    light
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. What unit do we use to measure sound?
    answer choices
    decibels
    inches
    pounds
    centimeters
  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q. Sound is caused by ______________.
    answer choices
    vibrations
    light
    the sun
  • Question 13
    180 seconds
    Q. Light is a form of energy that travels in a wave. It does not need any material to carry its energy. Humans can see the range of light in the visible light spectrum. Based on this description, how is sound different than light?
    answer choices
    Sound does not travel in a wave
    Sound is not a form of energy
    Sound cannot be perceived by humans
    Sound needs a material to carry its energy
  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q. What do playing a guitar, banging on a drum, and dropping a pebble in water have in common?
    answer choices
    they all produce light
    they all convert heat to energy
    they all cause vibrations
    they all need gravity to move
  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q. Identify the order in which sound travels through the ear 
    answer choices
    hammer, stirrup, anvil, eardrum, ear canal
    ear canal, eardrum, hammer, stirrup, anvil 
    ear canal, eardrum, hammer, anvil, stirrup
    eardrum, ear canal, hammer, anvil, stirrup
  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q. The reason the mosquito ring tone works is
    answer choices
    adult selective attention ignores the sound
    we begin to lose higher pitches when we get older
    Young people hear low tones much better
    it doesn't really change from teens to older adults
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