KS1 Geography Quiz - Weather - Effects (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 the effects of different types of weather. It is one of 50 quizzes to help you understand the world around you.

In this quiz you will be told what the weather is like. You have to choose the effects the different types of weather will have on the world around us.

The weather overlaps science and geography. There are more questions about the weather and recording the weather at Key Stage 1 in the KS1 Science section, under Seasons and Weather.

1. The weather is very windy.
[ ] Trees are being blown over
[ ] Leaves are gently moving in the breeze
[ ] Nothing is stirring
[ ] Everything is quiet
2. The weather is foggy.
[ ] Drivers cannot see where they are going, even with their lights on
[ ] It is a little bit misty
[ ] There is a lot of cloud in the sky
[ ] It is blowing a gale
3. The weather is showery.
[ ] It has been raining all day
[ ] You can hardly see where you are going
[ ] It keeps raining for ten minutes, and then it brightens up
[ ] The rain has never let up
4. The weather is thundery.
[ ] It is very mild and calm
[ ] There are just a few white clouds in the sky
[ ] There is a beautiful blue sky
[ ] There is a flash of lightning and a roar of thunder
5. The weather is breezy.
[ ] Branches have been blown off trees
[ ] Nothing is moving
[ ] Everything is quiet
[ ] Branches are waving gently in the wind
6. The weather is freezing.
[ ] It is bitterly cold
[ ] It is warm and pleasant
[ ] It is a glorious, hot day
[ ] It is cool and chilly
7. The weather is wet.
[ ] The rain gauge is empty
[ ] The roads and pavements are dry
[ ] It has been raining cats and dogs
[ ] It has been fine all day
8. The weather is mild.
[ ] It is just nice and warm, with no wind
[ ] It is cool and the trees are being blown about
[ ] Sam has gone out to play. He has wrapped up warm
[ ] Water is turning into ice
9. The weather is hot.
[ ] People are sweating in the sunshine
[ ] It is cool and breezy
[ ] It is warm but breezy
[ ] People are wrapping up warm
10. The weather is quiet.
[ ] There is no wind, a few clouds and it is fine
[ ] The rain isn’t making a noise
[ ] There is no thunder and lightning
[ ] You can hear the wind in the trees
KS1 Geography Quiz - Weather - Effects (Answers)
1. The weather is very windy.
[x] Trees are being blown over
[ ] Leaves are gently moving in the breeze
[ ] Nothing is stirring
[ ] Everything is quiet
It can be very dangerous in very windy weather
2. The weather is foggy.
[x] Drivers cannot see where they are going, even with their lights on
[ ] It is a little bit misty
[ ] There is a lot of cloud in the sky
[ ] It is blowing a gale
Thick fogs are sometimes called ‘pea-soupers’
3. The weather is showery.
[ ] It has been raining all day
[ ] You can hardly see where you are going
[x] It keeps raining for ten minutes, and then it brightens up
[ ] The rain has never let up
Why do people carry umbrellas?
4. The weather is thundery.
[ ] It is very mild and calm
[ ] There are just a few white clouds in the sky
[ ] There is a beautiful blue sky
[x] There is a flash of lightning and a roar of thunder
You see the lightning before you hear its thunder
5. The weather is breezy.
[ ] Branches have been blown off trees
[ ] Nothing is moving
[ ] Everything is quiet
[x] Branches are waving gently in the wind
Showery days are often bright and breezy
6. The weather is freezing.
[x] It is bitterly cold
[ ] It is warm and pleasant
[ ] It is a glorious, hot day
[ ] It is cool and chilly
What do you wear when it is very cold?
7. The weather is wet.
[ ] The rain gauge is empty
[ ] The roads and pavements are dry
[x] It has been raining cats and dogs
[ ] It has been fine all day
It doesn’t really rain cats and dogs!
8. The weather is mild.
[x] It is just nice and warm, with no wind
[ ] It is cool and the trees are being blown about
[ ] Sam has gone out to play. He has wrapped up warm
[ ] Water is turning into ice
What does the word mild mean?
9. The weather is hot.
[x] People are sweating in the sunshine
[ ] It is cool and breezy
[ ] It is warm but breezy
[ ] People are wrapping up warm
What do you like to do on a hot, sunny day?
10. The weather is quiet.
[x] There is no wind, a few clouds and it is fine
[ ] The rain isn’t making a noise
[ ] There is no thunder and lightning
[ ] You can hear the wind in the trees
What sort of weather do you like best?