Worksheet: Animal Senses

In this worksheet, we will practice identifying the ways in which animals receive different types of information through their senses.

Q1:

How many senses do most animals (including humans) have?

  • AThree
  • BSix
  • CFour
  • DFive

Q2:

Fill in the blank: Earthworms’ bodies are covered in receptors that they use to check for chemicals in the soil.

Earthworms-72 ppi
  • Asmell
  • Bhearing
  • Ctaste

Q3:

Whales, dolphins, and bats are able to use sound vibrations to help locate their food.

What name is given to this specially developed sense of hearing?

Echolocation of bats
  • AEcholocation
  • BEcho making
  • CEcho hunting

Q4:

Fill in the blank: Dogs have a very highly developed sense of to help them hunt.

Dog
  • Asight
  • Bsmell
  • Chearing

Q5:

Which part of their body do crickets use for hearing?

Crickets-72 ppi
  • AWings
  • BEyes
  • CLegs

Q6:

Most sharks have very good eyesight.

Shark

How does this help them adapt to the environment where they live?

  • ATheir eyesight helps them communicate with other sharks.
  • BTheir eyesight helps them hunt for prey in murky waters.
  • CTheir eyesight helps them hide from predators.

Q7:

Some animals like rabbits and hares have eyes at the side of their head.

How does this help them survive?

Rabbit-72 ppi
  • ATheir eyes help make them see in the dark.
  • BTheir eyes help them see predators all around them.
  • CTheir eyes help them hunt for prey.

Q8:

Some animals have highly developed senses to help them survive.

Cats have night to help them hunt their prey.

  • Avision
  • Bhearing
  • Clights
  • Dsmell

Q9:

Crabs have special hairs on their claws and other parts of their body.

What is the purpose of these hairs?

Crab
  • ATo help them keep warm in the water
  • BTo help them swim in the ocean
  • CTo help them detect water currents

Q10:

How does a skunk ward off predators?

Striped Skunk - 72 ppi
  • ABy screaming very loudly
  • BBy attacking them with its sharp claws
  • CBy giving off a terrible-smelling spray

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