Brainiac: K: Science: Quiz 1

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Brainiac: K: Science: Quiz 1

Choose the correct answer to the questions about the 5 senses. Resource for finding the answers: www. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/senses


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many senses are there in this picture?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      6

  • 2. 
    Which of the 3 scientists shown above is the one responsible for the classification of the 5 senses?
    • A. 

      Aristotle

    • B. 

      Marie Curie

    • C. 

      Charles Darwin

  • 3. 
    Which sense describes the brain’s ability to detect light, color, and depth?
    • A. 

      Sight

    • B. 

      Smell

    • C. 

      Touch

  • 4. 
    What word means "the inability to see?"
    • A. 

      Deaf

    • B. 

      Blind

  • 5. 
    Which of the 5 senses helps the brain to detect sound?
    • A. 

      Smell

    • B. 

      Hearing

    • C. 

      Taste

  • 6. 
    What is sound made of?
    • A. 

      Light

    • B. 

      Wind

    • C. 

      Vibrations

  • 7. 
    What is inside the ear that is used to detect sound?
    • A. 

      Eardrum, tiny bones, and hairs

    • B. 

      Eardrum, tiny veins and skin

    • C. 

      Eardrum & tiny tubes filled with liquid

  • 8. 
    People are able to hear higher frequencies of sound when they are:
    • A. 

      Young

    • B. 

      Old

  • 9. 
    When someone is unable to hear, it is called:
    • A. 

      Deaf

    • B. 

      Ageusia

  • 10. 
    Another word for "hearing" is:
    • A. 

      Ageusia

    • B. 

      Audition

  • 11. 
    Which of the 5 senses is detected using buds on the tongue?
    • A. 

      Touch

    • B. 

      Smell

    • C. 

      Taste

  • 12. 
    Another name for taste is:
    • A. 

      Ageusia

    • B. 

      Gustation

  • 13. 
    What is the word that means "inability to taste?"
    • A. 

      Ageusia

    • B. 

      Gustation

  • 14. 
    What are the 5 different "tastes" that a tongue can detect?
    • A. 

      Sweet, salty, sour, bitter, meaty

    • B. 

      Hot, cold, buttery, juicy, and dry

  • 15. 
    What 2 senses must you have to detect flavor?
    • A. 

      Taste and smell

    • B. 

      Touch and smell

    • C. 

      Sight and smell

  • 16. 
    What is another name for smell?
    • A. 

      Umami

    • B. 

      Olfaction

  • 17. 
    Which of the 2 senses are called “chemical senses?”
    • A. 

      Smell and touch

    • B. 

      Smell and taste

    • C. 

      Smell and sight

  • 18. 
    What word means “unable to smell?”
    • A. 

      Umami

    • B. 

      Anosmia

  • 19. 
    What is located inside the nose that detects smell?
    • A. 

      Umami

    • B. 

      Neurons

  • 20. 
    There are different neurons inside the nose that are used for:
    • A. 

      Detecting dust

    • B. 

      Detecting moisture

    • C. 

      Detecting different types of odors

  • 21. 
    Which of the 5 senses  means the same as the word "tactition?"
    • A. 

      Touch

    • B. 

      Taste

    • C. 

      Smell

  • 22. 
    What is it called when you have the inability to feel anything that is touched?
    • A. 

      Umami

    • B. 

      Tactile anesthesia

  • 23. 
    What is the sensation of tingling, prickling, or numbness of the skin called?
    • A. 

      Umami

    • B. 

      Paresthesia