Carrots come from the roots of a plant.


This quiz addresses part of the requirements of the National Curriculum KS1 Design and Technology for children aged 5 and 6 in years 1 and 2. Specifically it looks at different types of food and choosing which to eat. It is one of 10 quizzes to help you with designing and making useful things, and finding out about how things are made.

We all need to eat food. Where does food come from? What different types of food are there? What are good things to eat? Before you can start cooking, you need to be choosing which foods to use. This quiz helps you work through choosing foods so as to grow and stay healthy and strong.

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  1. As well as eating fruits from plants, we also eat some plant roots. Which one of these comes from the root of a plant?
    Beetroot and parsnips also come from the roots of plants
  2. Meat, fish and beans all contain a lot of:
    We need proteins to help us grow and stay strong
  3. Fruits are good for you. Fruits come from:
    Which are your five favourite fruits?
  4. To stay healthy what should we do?
    We need a varied diet to stay healthy
  5. Alex is designing a salad. Which one of these could Alex put in his salad?
    What else could Alex put in his salad?

    You can find out more about food by looking at our KS1 Science quizzes. Have you tried them yet?
  6. As well as a varied diet, what else can we do to stay healthy?
    Exercise helps us to stay healthy
  7. Rice, potato and pasta all contain lots of:
    We need to eat carbohydrates, but if we eat too much we will store it as fat
  8. Which part of the lettuce plant do we eat?
    We also eat the leaves of the cabbage
  9. What can happen if we eat too much?
    We need to eat enough but not too much
  10. Where does milk come from?
    What other types of food are made from milk?

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