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 some simple machines and how they work. It is one of 10 quizzes to help you with designing and making useful things, and finding out about how things are made.
There are machines everywhere, and they do lots of different jobs. The computer or smart-phone you are using is a machine. There are machines in our homes and our places of work. In our houses they help to do the washing and the cleaning. There are machines in factories to help make things. Robots are machines. Engineers design, build and look after machines. How many of these quiz questions about machines can you answer?