Acous Words Quiz #1

Choose one answer for each number that correctly matches the definitions or statements in the questions. When you click on the Calculate your score button, you will receive a score and, if you choose any incorrect answers, you will also be told which questions have the wrong responses (including those that were left unanswered).

1. Excessively sharp hearing, often with pain even when the sounds are moderate.
(a) hypoacusis (b) hyperacusia (c) acouesthesia (d) telacousia
(e) acouophonia

2. Perceiving sounds beyond that of ordinary hearing.
(a) acousmatagnosis (b) acousticophobia (c) telacousis
(d) odynacusis (e) acoumeter

3. The normal sense of hearing.
(a) acoumeter (b) acoustimeter (c) anacousia (d) acouesthesia (e) presbyacusis

4. The inability to remember certain sounds.
(a) acousma (b) acousmatamnesia (c) acusis (d) acouesthesia
(e) acouophonia

5. A hearing loss occurring with advancing age.
(a) osteoacusis (b) psycho-acoustics (c) amblyacousia
(d) anacusia (e) presbyacusis

6. The science of sound and the process of hearing.
(a) acoustimeter (b) acoustogram (c) anacusis (d) acoustics
(e) acousmatagnosis

7. The science of sounds made by animals when communicating.
(a) diplacusis (b) echoacousia (c) bioacoustics (d) dysacusis
(e) entacoustic

8. A nonverbal auditory hallucination, such as a ringing or hissing in the ears.
(a) acousto-optics (b) acouesthesia (c) anacusia (d) acouasm
(e) diplacusis

9. An abnormal perception of one sound that is heard as two separate sounds.
(a) dysacusis (b) diplacusis (c) echoacousia (d) hypacusis
(e) hyperacusia

10. Hypersensitiveness of hearing so that noises actually cause pain.
(a) presbyacusis (b) pseudacusis (c) telacousis
(d) psycho-acoustics (e) odynacusis

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