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5 Senses Test

Name: _________________________________________________

Multiple Choice: Circle the correct answer. (3 points each)

1. If someone was describing something as stinky, smelly, or


unpleasant, which sense were they using?
a) taste
b) touch
c) sound
d) smell

2. Which of the following in NOT one of the five senses?


a) smell
b) touch
c) laughing
d) taste

3. What senses are you using when you are in the movie theater
watching a movie? (Not eating any popcorn!)
a) taste and touch
b) touch and smell
c) hearing and touch
d) hearing and sight

4. This word can be used to describe the sense of hearing.


a) loud
b) pretty
c) furry
d) happy
5. When someone is blind, they do not have which sense?
a) hearing
b) smell
c) sight
d) touch

Matching: Draw a line to match each vocabulary word to its


definition. (1point each)

A. odor
6. The dark hole at the center of the eye that changes size
to control the amount of light that passes through.

B. receptor
7. A region in the body that responds to a stimulus and
sends a signal to the brain.

C. reaction
8. A distinctive smell.

9. A continuing sound, usually someone’s voice that is D. monotone


unchanging in pitch and without expression.

10. An action or a feeling experienced in response to a E. pupil


stimulus.

F. flavor
Fill-In: Complete the sentence by filling in the correct word.
(1 point each)

WORD BANK

taste hear nerves

tongue vibrations nose sight

11. When someone is deaf, they are unable to ____________________

12. ____________________ in the skin detect and tell us how hot, cold, soft,
rough, or painful a touch can be.

13. We use our ____________________ to taste and detect flavor or


substance.

14. Hearing is ability to perceive sounds by detecting ___________________


through the ear.

15. In order to smell, you breathe or sniff air to move it past small
receptors in the upper part of your _____________________.
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ANSWER KEY
5 Senses Test
Name: _________________________________________________

Multiple Choice: Circle the correct answer. (3 points each)

16. If someone was describing something as stinky, smelly, or


unpleasant, which sense were they using?
e) taste
f) touch
g) sound
h) smell

17. Which of the following in NOT one of the five senses?


e) smell
f) touch
g) laughing
h) taste

18. What senses are you using when you are in the movie
theater watching a movie? (Not eating any popcorn!)
e) taste and touch
f) touch and smell
g) hearing and touch
h) hearing and sight

19. This word can be used to describe the sense of hearing.


e) loud
f) pretty
g) furry
h) happy
20. When someone is blind, they do not have which sense?
e) hearing
f) smell
g) sight
h) touch

Matching: Draw a line to match each vocabulary word to its


definition. (1point each)

A. odor
21. The dark hole at the center of the eye that changes size
to control the amount of light that passes through.

B. receptor
22. A region in the body that responds to a stimulus and
sends a signal to the brain.

C. reaction
23. A distinctive smell.

24. A continuing sound, usually someone’s voice that is D. monotone


unchanging in pitch and without expression.

25. An action or a feeling experienced in response to a E. pupil


stimulus.

F. flavor
Fill-In: Complete the sentence by filling in the correct word.
(1 point each)

WORD BANK

taste hear nerves

tongue vibrations nose sight

26. When someone is deaf, they are unable to hear.

27. Nerves in the skin detect and tell us how hot, cold, soft, rough, or
painful a touch can be.

28. We use our tongue to taste and detect flavor or substance.

29. Hearing is ability to perceive sounds by detecting vibrations


through the ear.

30. In order to smell, you breathe or sniff air to move it past small
receptors in the upper part of your nose.

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