KS1 Maths Quiz
Year 2 Measurements - Temperature
Deserts are hot places. They have high temperatures.

Year 2 Measurements - Temperature

This quiz addresses the requirements of the National Curriculum KS1 Maths and Numeracy for children aged 6 and 7 in year 2. Specifically this quiz is aimed at the section dealing with estimating and measuring temperature.

Measuring temperature accurately and estimating the correct temperature is a tricky skill to master. Children in Year 2 may use a thermometer to measure temperatures and recognise the difference between warm temperatures and cold temperatures. They will also be asked to make estimates of various temperatures.

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  1. Question 1

    What could the temperature here be?
    Very cold temperatures in the winter are usually between 0oC and 10oC but can also go into negative numbers
  2. Question 2

    What could this thermometer be measuring the temperature of?
    This temperature is above the usual range so someone might be poorly
  3. Question 3

    What has to happen to the temperature for ice to begin to melt?
    Once the temperature starts to climb above 0oC, ice will begin to melt
  4. Question 4

    What is the average temperature of the human body?
    This temperature can go up or down slightly - for example if you have a fever
  5. Question 5

    At what temperature does water freeze?
    Water turns into ice when the temperature reaches 0oC or lower
  6. Question 6

    What could the temperature be here?
    The temperature could be even higher than this!
  7. Question 7

    In the Arctic, the temperatures are...
    The arctic can experience temperatures of -50oC!
  8. Question 8

    What is the temperature of boiling water?
    Water boils at 100oC - this is when steam begins to form
  9. Question 9

    What could this thermometer be measuring the temperature of?
    100oC is the temperature water reaches when it boils
  10. Question 10

    What is the average room temperature?
    The average room temperature is less than the temperature of the human body

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