Perception Quizzes

Perception is the ability to hear, see, or become more aware of something through your senses. It is the state of becoming aware and some people like to argue that perception is or is not reality. It includes using our senses to experience the world around us and if you can already name all five you’re off to a good start. This quiz on perception is all about detecting change and learning how we position ourselves within an environment.

Is it theory or fact that vision is based on three colors? What three colors? What’s the name of the disorder that in which pain is not sensed or perceived? Can you name the five flavors? Questions like these and more await in this fascinating quiz about perception. Do you think you’ll be able to discern between what’s real and what isn’t? Find out for yourself and take the quiz today.

Sample Questions


  • The process by which sensory receptors convert stimulation into neural impulses is called

  • Which term refers to interpreting incoming sensory information?

  • Mrs. Acheube is just beginning to experience sensorineural hearing loss. she is likely to have the greatest difficulty hearing sounds of _______ frequency and ___________ amplitude

  • Seeing a face is to sensation as recognizing a friend's face is to?

  • Patients' negative expectations about the outcome of a surgical procedure can increase their postoperative experience of pain. This best illustrates the importance of:

  • News about the supposed effects of briefly presented messages on moviegoers' consumption of popcorn and coca-cola involved fals claims regarding:

  • In teaching the family care of the Alzheimer's patient, the nurse emphasizes which of the following behaviors as a serious threat to safety:
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  • A patient has been recently diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. When teaching the family about the prognosis, the nurse must explain that:
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  • The nurse prepares to administer a mild sedative to the restless Alzheimers's patient. Which of the following is most likely to be prescribed?
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