Use your book (Audio in Media) and answer the following questions.  Click on “Leave a comment” to submit your answers.

1.One of the following is not a characteristic of sound:  (p. 1)

a.  it is emitted directionally

b.  it can be layered

c.  it is attention-demanding

d.  it has a visual component


2.  Sound can provide the listener with considerable cognitive information.  Which of the following is not considered cognitive processing? (p. 3)

a.  memory

b.  reasoning

c.  judgment

d.  information relating to emotion, feeling, and mood


3. Sound also provides affective information.  Which of the following is not considered affective processing? (p. 1)

a.  emotion

b.  feeling

c.  knowledge

d.  mood


4. Loud sounds cause hearing loss by damaging hair cells in the: (p. 3)

a.  outer ear

b.  cochlea

c.  middle ear

d.  auditory canal


5. Loud sounds can raise blood pressure, cause stomach trouble, tension, anxiety, fatigue, and crankiness. (p. 5)

a.  true

b.  false


6.  Prolonged exposure to loud sound can bring on: (p. 5)

a.  the threshold of pain

b.  cochleal synapsis

c.  inner ear syndrome

d.  tinnitus


7.  Having educated ears means: (p.7)

a. knowing how to have  healthy ears

b.  the ability to listen with careful discrimination to sound

c.  knowing musical styles and musical theory

d.  knowing what sounds are to loud


8. Analytical listening:  (p. 8)

a. is the same as critical listening

b. involves evaluation of the characteristics of the sound itself

c.   is the evaluation of the content and function of sound cannot be learned


9. Audio professionals must be able to listen both critically and analytically (p. 8)

a. true

b. false