Buildings - Around Sam's Town
Sam lives in an ordinary British town. Where is your nearest town?

Buildings - Around Sam's Town

This quiz addresses part of the requirements of the National Curriculum KS1 for children aged 5 and 6 in years 1 and 2 in Geography. Specifically it looks at some of the buildings to be found in a typical British town. It is one of 50 quizzes to help you understand the world around you.

Sam lives in a typical British town in the Midlands of England. This quiz is all about things that can be found in a town just like Sam’s. It looks at buildings, places to go, and how to get about. In geography at school you find out about cities, towns and villages. What are the most important things in towns or in parts of a city? Let’s find out.

The centre of Sam’s town has lots of _____.
Where is your nearest shopping centre?
Every day, Sam passes a building with red doors. Sometimes there is a fire engine outside it. What is it?
A bus station
A railway station
A train station
A fire station
Where is your nearest fire station?
Sam’s uncle is ill. Sam and his family visit him in the ________.
Where is your nearest hospital?
Sam’s Mum wants to send a parcel. Where does she take the parcel?
To the bank
To the Post Office
To the library
To the sports centre
Where is your nearest Post Office?
In the middle of Sam’s town there is a large stone building. It has a tower, a clock and bells. What is this building?
A church
A house
A block of flats
A shop
Some churches have a spire. What does a spire look like?
Sam’s Mum borrows books from the _______.
Bus station
Where is your nearest library?
Sam’s Mum can get some of her money out of a ____ _______.
Coffee machine
Cash machine
Vending machine
Washing machine
Cash machines are in banks and supermarkets
Sam needs an injection. His Dad takes him to the Health Centre. Who gives him the injection at the Health Centre?
A nurse
A vet
An electrician
A plumber
Do you not like injections, or do you not mind?
Sam’s Dad catches the train at the _______ ______.
Bus station
Swimming pool
Railway station
Where is your nearest railway station?
Sam has a rash. His Mum takes him to the surgery. Who does Sam see at the surgery about his rash?
A teacher
A vet
A farmer
A doctor
Where do you go to see a doctor?
You can find more about this topic by visiting BBC Bitesize - Fieldwork

Author:  David Bland

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