Science: Elementary School: 1st and 2nd Grade Quiz - Energy - Using Our Senses (Questions)

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Light, sound and heat are all types of energy. We can see light, hear sound and feel heat. How do we do that? This quiz is all about using our senses to detect energy and to find out what is going on around us. How many of these questions about our senses can you answer?

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1. Which sense do we use to see light?
[ ] Hearing
[ ] Taste
[ ] Sight
[ ] Smell
2. We use our ears to sense sound. Which sense is that?
[ ] Hearing
[ ] Touch
[ ] Taste
[ ] Smell
3. How do we sense heat?
[ ] Through our ears
[ ] Using our eyes
[ ] Through our skin
[ ] Through our finger nails
4. We can taste our food. What do we mainly use to taste our food?
[ ] Eyes
[ ] Skin
[ ] Tongue
[ ] Ears
5. Not all smells are horrid. What do we use to sense smell?
[ ] Eyes
[ ] Ears
[ ] Mouth
[ ] Nose
6. We use our eyes to see. Many people need to wear glasses. What do glasses do?
[ ] Make our sight better
[ ] Make our sight worse
[ ] Make our hearing better
[ ] Make our hearing worse
7. Sometimes our hearing is not very good. What do people wear so they can hear better?
[ ] Glasses
[ ] Compass
[ ] Watch
[ ] Hearing aid
8. Tom wants to look closely at this butterfly. What is he using?
[ ] A telescope
[ ] A magnifying glass
[ ] Binoculars
[ ] A microscope
9. Marco is bird-watching. He wants to see the birds clearly. What is he using?
[ ] Glasses
[ ] Magnifying glass
[ ] Telescope
[ ] Binoculars
10. Sam is looking at the stars. What is he using?
[ ] Binoculars
[ ] A telescope
[ ] A magnifying glass
[ ] A microscope
Science: Elementary School: 1st and 2nd Grade Quiz - Energy - Using Our Senses (Answers)
1. Which sense do we use to see light?
[ ] Hearing
[ ] Taste
[x] Sight
[ ] Smell
We use our eyes to sense light
2. We use our ears to sense sound. Which sense is that?
[x] Hearing
[ ] Touch
[ ] Taste
[ ] Smell
Have you ever made a string telephone? Did it work?
3. How do we sense heat?
[ ] Through our ears
[ ] Using our eyes
[x] Through our skin
[ ] Through our finger nails
Do you use sun-cream when it is very sunny?
4. We can taste our food. What do we mainly use to taste our food?
[ ] Eyes
[ ] Skin
[x] Tongue
[ ] Ears
Which food do you not like the taste of? Which foods do you like the taste of?
5. Not all smells are horrid. What do we use to sense smell?
[ ] Eyes
[ ] Ears
[ ] Mouth
[x] Nose
What sort of things smell really nice?
6. We use our eyes to see. Many people need to wear glasses. What do glasses do?
[x] Make our sight better
[ ] Make our sight worse
[ ] Make our hearing better
[ ] Make our hearing worse
The glass in a pair of glasses is called a lens
7. Sometimes our hearing is not very good. What do people wear so they can hear better?
[ ] Glasses
[ ] Compass
[ ] Watch
[x] Hearing aid
Some young people have hearing aids. Lots of older people have hearing aids
8. Tom wants to look closely at this butterfly. What is he using?
[ ] A telescope
[x] A magnifying glass
[ ] Binoculars
[ ] A microscope
Magnifying glasses make things look bigger
9. Marco is bird-watching. He wants to see the birds clearly. What is he using?
[ ] Glasses
[ ] Magnifying glass
[ ] Telescope
[x] Binoculars
Have you ever looked through a pair of binoculars? What did you see?
10. Sam is looking at the stars. What is he using?
[ ] Binoculars
[x] A telescope
[ ] A magnifying glass
[ ] A microscope
Have you ever looked through a telescope? What did you see?