Taxis are cars which take us around towns and cities.


This quiz addresses part of the requirements of the National Curriculum KS1 for children aged 5 and 6 in years 1 and 2 in Geography. Specifically it looks at different types of transport commonly seen in the UK. It is one of 50 quizzes to help you understand the world around you.

How do you get from one place to another? Some people go by car. Other people travel by bus. Some people catch a train. Other people go on a bike. These are all types of transport commonly seen in the UK. Geography is all about people and places. So how people get about is part of geography. Can you answer all these questions about types of transport in the UK?

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  1. Some of these are double-deckers.
    Have you ever been on a double-decker bus?
  2. In towns and cities, special cars carry people from place to place. They are called _____.
    Taxis are sometimes called cabs
  3. A special type of bus is called a _____.
    Have you ever been on a coach?
  4. Some cities have _____ that run on rails through the streets.
    Have you ever been on a tram?
  5. Many people fly abroad on holiday. They fly in an _________.
    Aeroplane is often shortened to plane. Where do people fly to on holiday?
  6. In London a lot of people travel on trains underground. These trains go _____ the streets.
    The Tube is another name for the London Underground
  7. A lot of people get about on just two wheels. Which one of these has only two wheels?
    Do you have a bike? What sort is it?
  8. What do trains run on?
    Rails for trains to run on are made of steel
  9. Which one of these carries goods between factories?
    Trucks is a word some people use for lorries
  10. Cars travel on:
    Does your family have a car? What sort is it?

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