KS1 Spelling Quiz - Year 1 - The Sound ure (Questions)

This 'Sound ure' spelling quiz helps KS1 children to learn to spell this sound. The words add to the spellings recommended in the National Curriculum. To help you, use the words ‘fracture’ and 'pure' as a starting point to make the correct sound.

The sound ‘ure’ can sometimes be said like ‘yar' or 'your’. Sometimes the magic ‘e’ makes it sound like ‘u/you’ but it is also a sound in its own right. All these spellings will make the ‘yar/your’ sound. See how many you know.

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1. There is the past, present and ____.
[ ] future
[ ] phuture
[ ] futur
[ ] futyar
2. He ____ his arm at work.
[ ] enjured
[ ] injured
[ ] injurd
[ ] indjured
3. The bank keeps your money ____.
[ ] sekure
[ ] seckure
[ ] securre
[ ] secure
4. Can you ____ how tall I am?
[ ] measure
[ ] measur
[ ] meazure
[ ] meashure
5. This x-ray shows a ____.
[ ] frachure
[ ] fracture
[ ] frackture
[ ] fractur
6. This medicine will ____ your toothache.
[ ] kure
[ ] cure
[ ] cyour
[ ] coure
7. He collected the horse ____.
[ ] mainure
[ ] mamure
[ ] nanure
[ ] manure
8. Every time she went on holiday, she took a ____.
[ ] pictchure
[ ] pikture
[ ] pickture
[ ] picture
9. She is not very ____.
[ ] mature
[ ] matchure
[ ] matture
[ ] matshure
10. Once you've prepared the ____, you can pour it into the cupcake cases.
[ ] micksture
[ ] mixture
[ ] mikture
[ ] mixsture
KS1 Spelling Quiz - Year 1 - The Sound ure (Answers)
1. There is the past, present and ____.
[x] future
[ ] phuture
[ ] futur
[ ] futyar
The future is yet to come and the past is done - the present is a gift!
2. He ____ his arm at work.
[ ] enjured
[x] injured
[ ] injurd
[ ] indjured
Injuries can happen anywhere like work, school or home.
3. The bank keeps your money ____.
[ ] sekure
[ ] seckure
[ ] securre
[x] secure
Secure means safe and fixed in place.
4. Can you ____ how tall I am?
[x] measure
[ ] measur
[ ] meazure
[ ] meashure
We can measure height in centimetres or inches.
5. This x-ray shows a ____.
[ ] frachure
[x] fracture
[ ] frackture
[ ] fractur
Fracture means something has broken. A window or a bone can be fractured.
6. This medicine will ____ your toothache.
[ ] kure
[x] cure
[ ] cyour
[ ] coure
If you brush and floss your teeth regularly, you will prevent toothache and fillings!
7. He collected the horse ____.
[ ] mainure
[ ] mamure
[ ] nanure
[x] manure
Many gardeners add horse manure to their soil as it has great nutrients for plants, vegetables and flowers.
8. Every time she went on holiday, she took a ____.
[ ] pictchure
[ ] pikture
[ ] pickture
[x] picture
The first camera was invented over two hundred years ago.
9. She is not very ____.
[x] mature
[ ] matchure
[ ] matture
[ ] matshure
This was a hard one! You probably hear this word quite often as it's good to be told you're acting maturely. This means you are acting better or wiser than your age. Being told you're immature is the opposite.
10. Once you've prepared the ____, you can pour it into the cupcake cases.
[ ] micksture
[x] mixture
[ ] mikture
[ ] mixsture
A mixture is a mix of things. A mixture could be anything that you mix together!