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81)Bob suffered some nerve damage to his inner ear because he attended too many loud concertswithout ear protection. In particular, a small collection of hair cells that are farthest from the ovalwindow has died. Given what you know about the nature of hearing, which of the following is mostlikely to happen? Bob will ________.A)have great difficulty hearing high frequency sounds but he will have no problem with otherfrequenciesB)have great difficulty hearing both low and high frequency soundsC)have great difficulty hearing low frequency sounds but he will have no problem with otherfrequenciesD)be completely deafAnswer: C
82)Peter, my pet dog, pricks his ears immediately and looks in the direction where I drop a ball. Hisability to locate the source of sound is also called ________.
83)Mr. Sanders is deaf, and a hearing aid cannot help him. What kind of deafness does Mr. Sandershave?
TRUE/FALSE.Write 'T' if the statement is true and 'F' if the statement is false.84)In the fovea, there are significantly more rods than cones.Answer:
85)Sound localization is made possible by how the nervous system processes the time and intensitydifferences of sounds detected by the two ears.Answer:TrueFalse
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86)Damage to the hair cells in the inner ear results in conduction deafness.
MULTIPLE CHOICE.Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.87)The two senses that are so associated with one another that they have sometimes been referred to asthe "common chemical sense" are ________.
88)Compared to sensory receptors in the eyes and ears, the senses of gustation and olfaction aresomewhat unique in that their receptors are sensitive to ________ rather than to ________.
89)The chemical receptors concentrated along the edges and back surface of the tongue are called________.A)mandular epitheliaB)microscopic ossiclesC)taste budsD)olfactory epitheliaAnswer: C
90)Underscoring the adaptive importance of gustation, nutrients are to ________ as toxins are to________.

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