Audiology and Audiometry Past Papers and important Exam Questions

Audiology and Audiometry Past Papers and important Exam Questions

Past Paper 1 of Audiology and Audiometry

Q 1: Fill in the blanks
i. Anoxia is factor resulting in ———————————–impairment of hearing
ii. Impairment of hearing in one ear is called—————————————-
iii. Hearing aid is a device of sound—————————————
iv. The measurement of pure-tone threshold is basic of ———————————-
v. Neo-natal screening test is appropriate for the age of ———————————
vi. Kendall toy test is a type of——————————–test
vii. HIC stands for—————————————————-
viii. DB stands for———————————————
ix. A person who can listen the sound with the use of hearing aid is called—————————-
x. Sound is invisible ——————————
Q2 : Discuss in detail hearing screening tests and their procedure.
Q 3: Define masking. When and why masking is used, Give detail with examples
Q 4: what are the advantages and disadvantages of the F.M system for HIC
Q 5; Write down the functions of ear-mould.Furthermore suggest some guidelines for ear-mould maintenance.
Q 6: what is meant by Hearing Aid? Write down the selection criteria for the receiver.
Q 7: Define A.V. Aids. How A.v. aids help the teacher in his/her classroom teaching
Q 8: Discuss in detail the role of special education teachers in the socialization of HIC


Audiology and Audiometry Past Papers and important Exam Questions

Past Paper 2 of Audiology and Audiometry

Paper: Audiology and Audiometry

Time Allowed: 3 hours


Total Marks:    70, Passing Marks (35)

Q.1. Part A: Give short answers: (8 marks)
1. What is meant by pure tone threshold?
2. Give three criteria underlying the preparation of speech test material.
3. What is meant by LDL?
4. For what problems, bone conduction hearing aids are usually selected?
Part B: Choose the correct answer:
1. Which of the following is NOT a usual mean of modifying the ear mould:
A. Venting
B. Damping
C. Stamping
D. Horning
2. ________usually have the best absorption of high frequency components:
A. Cushions
B. Carpets
C. Curtains
D. Doormats
3. Communication:
A. Begins before birth
B. Begins at birth
C. Begins at childhood
D. Both a and c
4. Which of the following does NOT have and effective role in identifying/ diagnosing hearing impairment:
A. Audiologist
B. Speech pathologist
C. Urologist
D. ENT specialist
5. Cleft palate in children is associated with:
A. Conductive hearing difficulty
B. Sensori neural hearing loss
C. Mixed hearing loss
D. Both b and c
6. For most normally hearing people, a tone becomes uncomfortably loud when the level reaches__________SPL:
B. 110dB/ 120dB
C. 20dB/ 40dB
D. both a and c

7. Intra- aural aids are more usually known as:
A. In- the- air hearing aids
B. In- the- water hearing aids
C. In- the- light hearing aids
D. none of the above
8. A child ear mould should be changed:
A. after every two weeks
B. after one year
C. when it is unsatisfactory
D. none of the above
9. Recommended distance for a microphone to be positioned when used by a classroom teacher:
A. 15 inches
B. 2-4 inches
C. 6-8 inches
D. none of the above
10. Mixed loss is:
A. bilateral hearing loss
B. unilateral hearing loss
C. sensory neural hearing loss with an overlying conductive component
D. both a and b

Q.2. What are the genetic causes of hearing impairment? (13 Marks)

Q.3. What procedures/methods can be used for amplification in classrooms? (13 marks)

Q.4. A) how can we maintain hearing aids? (6.5marks)
B) What are the main characteristics of hearing aid receiver?(6.5 marks)

Q.5. Hearing tests play the most important role in the diagnosis of hearing impairment. Explain different hearing tests for different age groups.(13 marks)

Q.6. Write notes on: (6.5+ 6.5)
A) Bone conductions aids
B) Peak clipping (PC)

Q.7. What are the responsibilities of schools and teachers regarding hearing impaired children?(13 marks)

Q.8. Write short notes on any two of the following: (6.5 + 6.5)
A. Pure tone audiometry
B. Ear mould
C. Audio visual aids


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