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Hearing Quiz

Take the below Hearing Health Quick Test from the American Academy of Audiology. If you feel you have a hearing loss, please call us at 913-680-6180 to make an appointment with our Audiologist for further information.

  1. Do you find it difficult to follow a conversation in a noisy restaurant or crowded room?
     Yes  No  Sometimes
  2. Do you sometimes feel that people are mumbling or not speaking clearly?
     Yes  No  Sometimes
  3. Do you experience difficulty fol-lowing dialog in the theater?
     Yes  No  Sometimes
  4. Do you sometimes find it difficult to understand a speaker at a pub-lic meeting or a religious service?
     Yes  No  Sometimes
  5. Do you find yourself asking people to speak up or repeat themselves?
     Yes  No  Sometimes
  6. Do you find men’s voices easier to understand than women’s?
     Yes  No  Sometimes
  7. Do you experience difficulty understanding soft or whispered speech?
     Yes  No  Sometimes
  8. Do you have difficulty understand-ing speech on the telephone?
     Yes  No  Sometimes
  9. Does a hearing problem cause you to feel embarrassed when meeting new people?
     Yes  No  Sometimes
  10. Do you feel handicapped by a hearing problem?
     Yes  No  Sometimes
  11. Does a hearing problem cause you to visit friends, relatives, or neighbors less often than you would like?
     Yes  No  Sometimes
  12. Do you experience ringing or noises in your ears?
     Yes  No  Sometimes
  13. Do you hear better with one ear than the other?
     Yes  No  Sometimes
  14. Have you had any significant noise exposure during work, recreation, or military service?
     Yes  No
  15. Have any of your relatives (by birth) had a hearing loss?
     Yes  No

Scoring

  • 2 points for Yes
  • 1 point for Sometimes
  • 0 points for NoScores of
  • 3 or more: May mean that you have a hearing problem.
  • Scores of 6 or more: Strongly suggest that a hearing check is warranted.