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Vocabulary - Occupations
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Vocabulary - Occupations

See how many occupations you can name in this enjoyable picture quiz. This quiz helps KS1 children identify the correct name for occupations and professions. This will help expand their vocabulary and improve their all-round English and literacy skills.

Most adults you see are working. People that work have different job titles and work in different fields. A teacher is somebody that helps you in school and teaching is an occupation. Test your knowledge on the names of these jobs.

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1.
Look at the picture; what is their job title?
gymnasts
firemen
farmers
porters
Firemen are part of our emergency services. Other jobs within the 'emergency services' are police and paramedics (doctors in ambulances).
2.
Which job do we not need to help us build and complete our house?
electrician
carpenter
bricklayer
sailor
These are just three jobs you'd need to complete a house. You would also need a plasterer and painter.
3.
Which of these is not an occupation?
banker
shop assistant
postman
child
There are so many jobs available, all you need to do is decide what you want to do!
4.
This lady is a...
soldier
teacher
hairdresser
fishmonger
We say a hairdresser works in a salon.
5.
Have a look at the picture, who do we need to finish the job?
builder
hairdresser
postman
shopkeeper
To build and complete a house, you need lots of professionals to help you. The builder and brick layers lay the bricks but an architect will design the house and how it looks.
6.
Who would drive a car like this?
A doctor
A nurse
A police officer
A surgeon
We say policemen and women work in a police station.
7.
This is a...
pilot
flight attendant
chef
doctor
A flight attendant helps you during the flight and the pilot will be at the front of the plane flying it!
8.
These men are...
bakers
soldiers
farmers
teachers
Even if there isn't a war, we have soldiers and people that train to be a soldier - just in case. If you are a soldier you work in the army. It's like if you are a teacher, you work for a school.
9.
This man is a....
doctor
chef
nurse
guard
It takes about ten years to train to be a doctor.
10.
Which of these jobs does not involve driving?
bus driver
taxi driver
surgeon
train driver
There are lots of jobs that involve driving. We also need drivers to deliver food to supermarkets and shops.
Author:  Finola Waller

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