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Mini-Quiz: Hearing or Sensing Sounds

by Ron Kurtus (revised 24 June 2005)

Take this Mini-Quiz to check your understanding of the lesson material.



1. How do sound waves travel from the eardrum the nerve endings?

Through a fluid in the cochlea

Through wires in the cochlea

Though the cochlea to a fluid

2. What are two characteristics of sound you can sense?

Wavelength and speed

Pitch and volume

Ears and microphones

3. How do you tell which direction a sound is coming from?

By looking at who made the sound

By comparing the sound entering each ear

By using a microphone

If you got all three correct, you are on your way to becoming a Champion in Understanding Senses. If you had problems, you had better look over the material again.


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