Acous Words Quiz #2

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. An abnormal perception of sounds, either in time or pitch, so one sound is heard as two sounds.
(a) hypoacusis (b) diplacusis (c) acouesthesia (d) dysacousia
(e) echoacousia

2. Hypersensitiveness of the organ of hearing so that noises actually cause pain.
(a) odynacusis (b) acousticophobia (c) telacousis
(d) acousmatagnosis (e) acoumeter

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

4. Any kind of abnormal hearing.
(a) acouesthesia (b) acouophonia (c) acusis (d) paracousia
(e) acousmatamnesia

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

6 An imaginary sensation as if sounds were altered in pitch and quality.
(a) psycho-acoustics (b) acoustogram (c) anacusis
(d) hypoacusis (e) pseudacousma

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

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

9. In psychology, an abnormal inability to understand spoken words and to recognize meaningful sounds.
(a) acousticate (b) acousmatagnosis (c) hypacusis
(d) echoacousia (e) hyperacusia

10. Partial deafness.
(a) presbyacusis (b) hypacusis (c) isacoustic (d) optoacoustic
(e) micracoustic

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