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The five senses.

Questions about the science of the five senses with related general knowlege questions. 12 Questions.

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Which of the following is not considered to be one of the five senses?

  • Smell
  • Hearing
  • Thinking
  • Sight

Question 2 Photo

What is the coloured, circular area in the front of the eye; it can be in varied shades of blue, brown or green?

  • Pupil
  • Iris
  • Sclera
  • Retina

Question 3 Photo

Which artist painted this picture, one of several pictures of irises; although he was more famous for painting sunflowers?

  • Monet
  • Renoir
  • Van Gogh
  • Gauguin

Question 4 Photo

Which structure in the inner ear has the maintenance of balance as one of its functions?

  • Cochlear
  • Ossicle
  • Tympanum
  • Eustachian tube

Question 5 Photo

Which famous composer became deaf and never heard some of the music he composed in later life?

  • Bach
  • Beethoven
  • Brahms
  • Bartok

Question 6 Photo

What is the outermost layer of the skin under which are the nerve endings which control the sense of touch?

  • Dermis
  • Subcutania
  • Epidermis
  • Adipose

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What is the method of "touch reading" using raised dots punched into paper to enable blind people to decipher letters and numbers called?

  • Touche
  • Makaton
  • Morse
  • Braille

Question 8 Photo

Which part of the brain is specifially responsible for processing smells?

  • Olfactory Bulb
  • Cerebellum
  • Meninges
  • Arachnoid

Question 9 Photo

Which of the following is a perfume by Madonna?

  • M
  • Fantasy
  • Can Can
  • Truth of Dare

Question 10 Photo

Where are the taste buds in the mouth situated?

  • Tongue
  • Soft Palate
  • Cheek Glands
  • Hard Palate

Question 11 Photo

What is this type of cake; made with chocolate, cream and cherries, called?

  • Sachertorte
  • Three C Torte
  • German Chocolate Fruit Gateau
  • Black Forest Gateau

Question 12 Photo

In the 1999 film "The Sixth Sense" starring Bruce Willis and Haley Joel Osment; what is the extra sense that the boy possesses?

  • He can read barcodes with his naked eyes
  • He can hear plants talking
  • He sees dead people
  • He can predict race winners and lottery numbers