KS1 Geography Quiz - Transport (Questions)

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 different types of transport commonly seen in the UK. It is one of 50 quizzes to help you understand the world around you.

How do you get from one place to another? Some people go by car. Other people travel by bus. Some people catch a train. Other people go on a bike. These are all types of transport commonly seen in the UK. Geography is all about people and places. So how people get about is part of geography. Can you answer all these questions about types of transport in the UK?

1. What do trains run on?
[ ] Rails
[ ] Roads
[ ] Canals
[ ] Rivers
2. Which one of these carries goods between factories?
[ ] Buses
[ ] Cars
[ ] Bicycles
[ ] Lorries
3. Cars travel on:
[ ] Rails
[ ] Roads
[ ] Runways
[ ] Slipways
4. Some of these are double-deckers.
[ ] Cars
[ ] Buses
[ ] Motorbikes
[ ] Scooters
5. A special type of bus is called a _____.
[ ] Train
[ ] Plane
[ ] Taxi
[ ] Coach
6. In towns and cities, special cars carry people from place to place. They are called _____.
[ ] Lorries
[ ] Coaches
[ ] Motorbikes
[ ] Taxis
7. Some cities have _____ that run on rails through the streets.
[ ] Cars
[ ] Trams
[ ] Planes
[ ] Boats
8. In London a lot of people travel on trains underground. These trains go _____ the streets.
[ ] Above
[ ] Along
[ ] Under
[ ] Through
9. Many people fly abroad on holiday. They fly in an _________.
[ ] Car
[ ] Tram
[ ] Aeroplane
[ ] Boat
10. A lot of people get about on just two wheels. Which one of these has only two wheels?
[ ] Car
[ ] Lorry
[ ] Bike
[ ] Tractor
KS1 Geography Quiz - Transport (Answers)
1. What do trains run on?
[x] Rails
[ ] Roads
[ ] Canals
[ ] Rivers
Rails for trains to run on are made of steel
2. Which one of these carries goods between factories?
[ ] Buses
[ ] Cars
[ ] Bicycles
[x] Lorries
Trucks is a word some people use for lorries
3. Cars travel on:
[ ] Rails
[x] Roads
[ ] Runways
[ ] Slipways
Does your family have a car? What sort is it?
4. Some of these are double-deckers.
[ ] Cars
[x] Buses
[ ] Motorbikes
[ ] Scooters
Have you ever been on a double-decker bus?
5. A special type of bus is called a _____.
[ ] Train
[ ] Plane
[ ] Taxi
[x] Coach
Have you ever been on a coach?
6. In towns and cities, special cars carry people from place to place. They are called _____.
[ ] Lorries
[ ] Coaches
[ ] Motorbikes
[x] Taxis
Taxis are sometimes called cabs
7. Some cities have _____ that run on rails through the streets.
[ ] Cars
[x] Trams
[ ] Planes
[ ] Boats
Have you ever been on a tram?
8. In London a lot of people travel on trains underground. These trains go _____ the streets.
[ ] Above
[ ] Along
[x] Under
[ ] Through
The Tube is another name for the London Underground
9. Many people fly abroad on holiday. They fly in an _________.
[ ] Car
[ ] Tram
[x] Aeroplane
[ ] Boat
Aeroplane is often shortened to plane. Where do people fly to on holiday?
10. A lot of people get about on just two wheels. Which one of these has only two wheels?
[ ] Car
[ ] Lorry
[x] Bike
[ ] Tractor
Do you have a bike? What sort is it?