General Knowledge Trivia Quiz
An earful of Latin
The sounds we hear are transmitted from the outer to the inner ear by three small, distinctively-shaped bones called the malleus, the incus and the stapes. In English, these are:
Your answer — A) The bell, the horn and the lyre — was incorrect.
These tiny bones, called “ossicles”, are the smallest in the human body. The hammer is in contact with the eardrum, and transmits its vibrations via the anvil to the stirrup, which passes them on to the inner ear.