Test your knowledge about hearing and hearing impairment in this quiz! You will find the answers below, but try to do this Quiz yourself at first.
Question 1: Hair cells in the inner ear can:
A) be combed
B) fall out and grow back
C) Forwarding noises
D) stand up straight when stimulated
Question 2: A cochlea
A) Is a snail that can hear
B) Is part of the inner ear
C) Is seperated by the eardrum
D) Affects hearing
Question 3: What is a hearing impairment?
A) Hearing loss
C) Ear noise and sensitivity to loud sounds
D) A, B and C
Question 4: With a hearing aid
A) one is good hearing again
B) one can often understand better if well-fitted
C) one is well helped with each hearing impairment
D) I have to go to the ENT doctor
Question 5: What is an audiogram?
A) A signature
B) A graphical record of the hearing
C) A drawing from the ear
D) A hearing test
Question 6: The eardrum
A) is thin
C) seals the outer ear from the inner ear
D) you can always feel during the take-off and landing of an airplane
Question 7: What is important in communicating with people with hearing impairment?
A) Do not look at when speaking
B) Speak louder or scream
C) Talk calmly and clearly
D) Asking a hearing impaired person whether he or she has switched on their hearing aids.
Question 8: A CI (cochlear implant) is
A) a modern hearing aid
B) an implant in the inner ear with which some hearing-impaired people can hear (a little) again
(C) a medical invention which enables hearing impaired persons to hear again
D) an expensive additional device
Question 9: The auditory nerve ensures that …
A) people can hear
B) the ear and hearing are stimulated
C) a stimulus in the brain
D) The auditory nerve transmits both information towards the brain and impulses in the opposite direction, from the brain to the inner ear.
Question 10: Balance
A) is to be in balance, equilibrium, stability
B) consists of the organ of equilibrium, vision or perception and the sense of touch.
C) is a stable state of the body
D) one must learn and one can train
The answers are: Question 1: C; Question 2: B; Question 3: D; Question 4: B;
Question 5: B; Question 6: C; Question 7: C; Question 8: B; Question 9: D; Question 10: B