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Vocabulary - Occupations (Missing Words)
See how familiar you are with job titles in this quiz.

Vocabulary - Occupations (Missing Words)

This Vocabulary Occupation (Missing Words) quiz should follow on from the KS1 Vocabulary Occupations quiz. This quiz extends KS1 children’s vocabulary and will help develop their reading skills, along with their general use of English and literacy.

There are lots of occupations or jobs in the world. A job is something you do and get paid for. Have a look at these sentences and see if you can find the missing word.

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1.
'The ____ blew the whistle.' Which job fits in the space?
linesman
referee
doctor
solicitor
In football, a referee carries red and yellow cards and a pencil and notepad.
2.
'The famous ____ posed for the photographer.' Which job fits in the space?
dietician
model
postman
milkman
The person that takes the picture is called a photographer and an editor will look at the pictures and put them in their magazine.
3.
'The ____ made three photocopies.' Which job fits in the space?
hairdresser
secretary
fireman
painter
A secretary can work in an area called the reception, this will be where they meet and greet people. Their job will involve typing, photocopying and answering phones.
4.
'The ____ made spaghetti bolognese.' Which job fits in the space?
waitress
waiter
pilot
chef
If a restaurant is really good, it gets a Michelin Star. This is like a sticker for saying 'good work!'
5.
'The ____ ____ saved the dog's life.' Which job fits in the space?
midwife
doctor
nurse
veterinary surgeon
A veterinary surgeon can only work on animals, the other three jobs help people.
6.
'The ____ sentenced him to ten years in prison.' Which job fits in the space?
criminal
policeman
judge
doctor
The policeman will arrest the criminal but the judge will decide how long they go to prison for, after listening to solicitors.
7.
'The ____ recorded the ____ for the daily news.' Which jobs fit in the space?
musician and reporter
cameraman and teacher
cameraman and waitress
cameraman and reporter
Once the news has been filmed, it is edited and then put on television.
8.
'The ____ jumped on top of the horse and waited for the race to begin.' Which job fits in the space?
horse
rider
jockey
pianist
Jockeys have to be very light and tend to be quite short. This is because the less you weigh, the less weight you will have on the horse to slow him down.
9.
'The ____ wrote an amazing story.' Which job fits in the space?
conductor
chemist
footballer
author
The author in the picture is at, what we call, a book signing.
10.
'The ____ said her eyesight was good.' Which job fits in the space?
headmaster
bus conductor
optician
chef
An optician is the name of the person that decides if you need glasses. They test your vision but if there is anything wrong with your eyes, you would still need to go to the doctors or hospital.
Author:  Finola Waller

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