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Physiology of Hearing - Part 3
The auditory system is responsible for converting sound waves in the environment into electrical signals that the brain can receive and utilize as useful information about the sound characteristics of the external environment. Test your basic knowledge of auditory physiology by taking this simple quiz.
(1)   The sound intensity (i.e., loudness) of a human whisper is about __________.
(2)   The sound intensity (i.e., loudness) of normal human conversation is about __________.
(3)   The sound intensity (i.e., loudness) associated with a typical operating vacuum cleaner is about __________.
(5)   The sound intensity (i.e., loudness) at a typical concert is about __________.
(6)   The sound intensity (i.e., loudness) associated with a typical operating jackhammer is about __________.
(7)   The sound intensity (i.e., loudness) associated with gunfire is about __________.
(8)   The sound intensity (i.e., loudness) associated with a running jet engine is about __________.
(9)   The sound intensity (i.e., loudness) associated with a sonic boom is about __________.
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Posted: Wednesday, October 28, 2015