KS1 Science Quiz - Animals - Senses (Questions)

This quiz addresses the requirements of the National Curriculum KS1 Science for children aged 5 and 6 in years 1 and 2. Specifically this quiz is aimed at the section dealing with animals and the senses of sight, hearing, touch, smell and taste.

How do we know what is going on around us? We use sight, sound, smell, taste and touch. These are our senses. Other animals also have the senses of sight, sound, smell, taste and touch. These animals also know what is going on around them. Which part of the body do we use for each sense? Why are our senses so important?

1. Which part of our body do we use for sight?
[ ] Ear
[ ] Eye
[ ] Nose
[ ] Arm
2. We hear sounds. Which part of our body lets us hear?
[ ] Ear
[ ] Eye
[ ] Nose
[ ] Hand
3. Which part of our body do we use to taste our food?
[ ] Lip
[ ] Tongue
[ ] Ear
[ ] Skin
4. Which part of our body gives us our sense of touch?
[ ] Nose
[ ] Ear
[ ] Eye
[ ] Skin
5. The temperature is how hot or cold it is. Which part of our body tells us how hot or cold it is?
[ ] Eye
[ ] Ear
[ ] Hair
[ ] Skin
6. Which part of our body lets us smell?
[ ] Eye
[ ] Ear
[ ] Nose
[ ] Thumb
7. Which part of our body helps us to think?
[ ] Eye
[ ] Ear
[ ] Mouth
[ ] Brain
8. Which sense do we use when we catch a ball?
[ ] Sight
[ ] Taste
[ ] Smell
[ ] Sound
9. Mira is listening to music. What sense is she using?
[ ] Smell
[ ] Taste
[ ] Touch
[ ] Hearing
10. Alisha is smelling a rose. She says, "This rose has a beautiful _____."
[ ] Taste
[ ] Scent
[ ] Sound
[ ] Noise
KS1 Science Quiz - Animals - Senses (Answers)
1. Which part of our body do we use for sight?
[ ] Ear
[x] Eye
[ ] Nose
[ ] Arm
We see with our eyes
2. We hear sounds. Which part of our body lets us hear?
[x] Ear
[ ] Eye
[ ] Nose
[ ] Hand
Older people often need a hearing aid to help them to hear
3. Which part of our body do we use to taste our food?
[ ] Lip
[x] Tongue
[ ] Ear
[ ] Skin
What is your favourite tasting food?
4. Which part of our body gives us our sense of touch?
[ ] Nose
[ ] Ear
[ ] Eye
[x] Skin
Skin also tells us when it is hot or cold
5. The temperature is how hot or cold it is. Which part of our body tells us how hot or cold it is?
[ ] Eye
[ ] Ear
[ ] Hair
[x] Skin
We sweat when we get very hot
6. Which part of our body lets us smell?
[ ] Eye
[ ] Ear
[x] Nose
[ ] Thumb
There are lots of bad smells. What is your favourite nice smell?
7. Which part of our body helps us to think?
[ ] Eye
[ ] Ear
[ ] Mouth
[x] Brain
The brain is inside the top of our head
8. Which sense do we use when we catch a ball?
[x] Sight
[ ] Taste
[ ] Smell
[ ] Sound
Are you good at catching?
9. Mira is listening to music. What sense is she using?
[ ] Smell
[ ] Taste
[ ] Touch
[x] Hearing
What is your favourite song?
10. Alisha is smelling a rose. She says, "This rose has a beautiful _____."
[ ] Taste
[x] Scent
[ ] Sound
[ ] Noise
What other flowers have a nice scent?